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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.

To sub­mit birth­days and other items of in­ter­est, please email olaf­[email protected] com or send a let­ter to Re­porters’ Note­book, Buf­falo News, Box 100, Buf­falo, NY 14240.

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