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At least two Western New York dental practices will allow kids who get candy for Halloween the chance to turn it in for cash. Dr. Michael Foley and his staff at Winning Smiles Pediatric Dentistry invite children and schools to exchange their Halloween candy for $1 per pound from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at offices at 205 Linwood Ave., 3476 Sheridan Drive, Amherst, or 3364 …

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The marble figure stands motionless in a Plexiglass box, the smallest details of her hands and elaborate lace dress etched in stone. The statue went up in Jamestown's Lake View Cemetery more than a century ago, after the death of the young woman it was built to represent. The many wedding day stories about "the lady in the glass case" remain wildly alive: The lady w…

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Craig Finn with John K. Samson, 7 p.m. Oct. 27 in the Leopard Lounge (681 Main St.), $28. Last seen opening up for Titus Andronicus at a spirited Tralf Music Hall a couple of years back, the Hold Steady's Craig Finn will return to Buffalo in a headlining role at Town Ballroom's intimate Leopard Lounge. On tour in support of his new (and best) solo release, 2017's mov…

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Kids love to dress up for Halloween, so here's a great opportunity for them to wear their costume over and over. Hey, maybe you won't feel so bad about spending a small fortune on it or taking months to make it from scratch. Or if your kids are like mine, they can't make up their mind and end up with more than one costume. Here are eight events that are fun, family-f…

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There's a better chance trick-or-treaters will score a sack of full-size Hershey bars tonight than a raindrop. The chance for precipitation is zero, according to the National Weather Service forecast. A jacket will be required for candy seekers, however. Temperatures will be in the upper 40s during peak times for trick-or-treating, the forecast shows. Lig…

There's nothing scary about having a ball with your kids this Halloween weekend, and not spending any money. And it's absolutely possible. With a myriad of events taking place all over Buffalo and beyond, your kids will love the fun and you'll love the cost. Oct. 27 Galleria of Treats. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Walden Galleria. This is an annual event that the kids al…

The City of Niagara Falls and its Department of Public Works will offer a safe alternative to going door-to-door at its community Halloween party on Halloween. The free event will be hosted by the City of Niagara Falls Youth and Senior Services from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday in the John Duke Senior Center, 1201 Hyde Park Boulevard. Children dressed in costumes will be eligi…

NORTH TONAWANDA - Those who are young-at-heart are invited to join the SPCA of Niagara for a Haunted Halloween Bingo from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday in Dom Polski's Social Club, 576 Oliver St. The fundraising event is open to ages 18 and older. There will be a costume contest, food, wine, beer, cocktails, a basket raffle and a 50/50 contest. Admission is $5 and includes thre…

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After a successful launch of its No Boundaries newspaper earlier this month, the folks at Rise Collaborative are ready to let loose, just in time for Halloween weekend. The Buffalo boosters, comprising founders Kevin Heffernan and Drew Brown, as well as Bridget Schaefer, are ready to throw their 90s Rise Again Halloween Bash at 9 p.m. Oct 29 in the Waiting Room (334 D…

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A concerned person called Lewiston police earlier this month to report they'd seen a suspicious person dressed as a witch at 7:30 p.m. in the 500 block of Cayuga Street in the village, just a few blocks away from where the Marble Orchard Ghost Walk is held. A police officer was dispatched to check it out. According to Lewiston police, the caller did not want to be inter…

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'90s alt-rock cover band Soul Patch, comprising a popular mix of local musicians from other bands, drew its usual crowd for a Beggar's Night show in Mohawk Place on Friday, Oct. 30, 2015. Indie music site buffaBLOG presented the concert.

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The Witches Ball in the Hotel @ the Lafayette would usually stake its claim as No. 1 in Halloween's The 10 but alas, it's sold out. Don't fret, though; turn your fiendish frown into a sinister smile, as several other spooky events are slated for Western New York. Here's The 10, with special-edition spookiness levels (number/10 indicates creepiness): 1) Halloween parties …

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It’s the holiday season – decorations are up and social events are underway. Now it’s time for some holiday movies.But you won’t see a cheerful guy in a red suit in these films and if you find the holiday spirit – well you probably should run and run fast.This is Halloween time and lest you forget it, television networks, streaming services and local movie houses…