Reporters’ Notebook / Bits and pieces of news …
According to television commentator
born on this date in 1919, “Any time you have a 50-50 chance of getting something right, there’s a 90 percent probability you’ll get it wrong.”
STOP AND SHOP – BuffaLove will offer a variety of Buffalo-themed children’s, teens’, men’s and women’s clothing, as well as glassware and other items from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday in the atrium at Kenmore Mercy Hospital.
Paying a return visit to the hospital atrium from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday is the Popcorn Shack, with an array of specially flavored popcorn.
Both events are sponsored by the hospital auxiliary, with proceeds benefiting programs at the hospital.
The Memory Lane respite program at First Presbyterian Church, 149 Broad St., City of Tonawanda, will offer a break Tuesday for those caring for a family member
LOOKING BACK – “How the Other Half Lived” is the topic as
site superintendent and executive director of the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site, speaks at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in the IMAGINE Buffalo lunchtime lecture series in the Ring of Knowledge on the main floor of the Central Library on Lafayette Square in downtown Buffalo.
The program begins at noon with a Great Courses video on “America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era: Trust Busting in the Progressive Era.” Admission is free. You are welcome to bring a lunch.
The series is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Art & Architecture; History & Nature.
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