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The 31st annual Jerry Starr Ken-Ton Schools' SleepOut will be held at Hoover Middle School from 8 p.m. Feb. 2 to 6 a.m. the next day in the the parking lot along Sheridan Drive. Students, family members and other participants sleep outside in refrigerator boxes to raises awareness of those in need. In the 30 years since the first SleepOut was organized by the late Sa…

The 13th annual 5K run to benefit childhood cancer research, Lindsay's Legacy, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 in Clinton Park in Tonawanda. The run is named for Lindsay MacIver, a Tonawanda High School graduate who lost her 2 1/2 year battle with alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare soft tissue cancer, in 2004 at age 21. The event has raised more than $175,00…

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Ravinder K. Bansal is a man on a mission. The Clarence man is about to fly a single-engine plane solo around the world to raise $750,000 for a hospital in his hometown in Ambala, India. The goal of the 19,878-mile trip - scheduled to begin July 4 from Buffalo Niagara International Airport - is to purchase an MRI machine for the hospital. Bansal decided to try to h…

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For hundreds of young women in Western New York, the Gowns for Prom program is all about the dress. Each year, Colvin Cleaners collects thousands of donated dresses and displays and distributes them free to high school girls April 4-6 on the stage at Shea's Performing Arts Center. The dresses chosen by the girls are professionally altered, dry cleaned and delivered t…