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This Week...Around Town - 2018         By Jodi Robinson

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January 18, 2018

    Happy birthday today to Bill Williams, Caitlin Schwinge, Kathy Butcher, Gail Becher, Patricia Smith, & Peter and Paul Minton and on Friday, January 19th to Phyllis Lange, Mackenzie Hassan & Kristyn Brown. Happy birthday on Saturday, January 20th to Fran Burrows, Kaylee Connell, Andrew Masiello, Betty Brinda, Josh Lange, Dustin Gushue, Brenda Hollfelder & Diane Haney and on Sunday, January 21st to Mary Cooke, John Gast, Ron Pavis & Dennis Lach. Happy birthday Monday, January 22nd to Jean Bousquet, Joanne Browne, Margie Rall Hunter, Karen Geng, Vinny Pascucci & Christian Bermel, and on Tuesday, January 23rd to Jonathan Minton, Allison Boron & Mark Leffler. Happy birthday on Wednesday, January 24th to Joyce Warning, Hunter Schmidt, Sarah Ramsperger, Benjamin DeFranks, Tyler Meyer & Warren Becher.

   Happy 36th! wedding anniversary to Karen & Rom Figler on January 23rd.

    Congratulations to GIHS athletes on being named to All-WNY Soccer first teams, chosen by WNY coaches.
    2017 All-WNY girls soccer first team: Grace Stranahan, Grand Island 12(year) M(position) and Alexa Chiarenza, Grand Island 11 D.
   2017 All-WNY boys soccer first team: John Griffin, Grand Island 12 F and Steven Pufpaff, Grand Island 12 G.

   SAVE THE DATE!!! The Grand Island Alumni Association and Aceti's Wine & Spirits are hosting the 11th Annual Comedy Night on Saturday, March 3rd at Ellden's at River Oaks. Tickets are not yet available, see flyer.

   The VFW Auxiliary is hosting a Soup Night on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (or sold out!). The cost is $7.00 for all you can eat soup and bread. Take out soup is available after 6:00 p.m. at $6.00 per quart. There will be raffles and 50/50.

   Grand Island Little League has opened online registration for boys and girls ages 4 to 16 and will be having in-person registration sessions at the GI Library on Bedell Rd from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, January 20, 2018. A $20 early bird discount ends March 5, 2018.

    Isledegrande has been getting great tips for your health from Russ Certo for the past year, see Creating Better Health. Now we have added tips to Love Your Home, thanks to Diane Garey.

    The Father's Day Lawnmower Race committee has a meeting planned and the announced race date is Sunday, June 17th.

   If your looking to buy an old time saloon, Turner's is on the market. They will "entertain offers between $1 million and $1.5 million".

   Remember....there is no charge to announce your engagement, wedding, anniversary or birthday, even with a picture! Only at Isledegrande do you get that kind of service.

Upcoming Events - See Events Calendar For Details
  • Recovery International, a support group for adults over 18 who need help coping with depression, panic attacks, anxiety, anger management, or bipolar disorder, meets on Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church.
  • G.I.Farms Inc. is hosting a seminar on "Seed Starting Basics" in the Community Room at the Grand Island Library, Thursday, January 25th, 7:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

    Send your news to jodi@giecom.net.


    January 11, 2018

        Happy birthday today to Joyce Neil, Susan Head, Art Ciechoski, Mary McClive, Mark Landroche, Jack Roesch & Bob Marcel and on Friday, January 12th to Martha Muller, Lyle Dinsmore, Carol Gioia, Adam Kopf & Patricia Dunn. Happy birthday on Saturday, January 13th to James Winter, Carol Kraemer, Greg Bell, Lynn Henschel & Paula Zucarelli and on Sunday, January 14th to Mary Jung, Carolina Luciani, Mike Rustowicz, Evan Carey & Judy Link. Happy birthday Monday, January 15th to Anthony Masocco, Jennifer Farrell & John Harbison, and on Tuesday, January 16th to Amber Malaney, Don Burrows, Joyce Hornbeck, Sudha Sharma, Earl DeGlopper Jr., Carroll Becker, Sue Fleischauer, Joyce Hornbeck & Joy Mesmer. Happy birthday on Wednesday, January 17th to Ron Sutton, Hank Kammerer, Nick Kingston & Marvin Mack.

       Happy 50th! wedding anniversary to Linda & John Braddell on Saturday, January 13th.
       Happy 29th wedding anniversary to Donna & Bill Williams on Sunday, January 14th.

       GIHS Viking Vision advisor Mark Gorton sent in a link to the 500th Newscast of the high school current events station. He wrote: "Thanks so much for everyone who contributed to this newscast, as well as all the seasons we've been on the air!! It's been an incredible journey, and I've loved every minute!! We appreciate all the support and viewership through the years, and we hope you will keep watching and enjoying our newscasts for many more years to come!!" After three weeks of editing, it is ready! See video, it is two hours long!

       Grand Island native Brett Kern, punter of the Tennessee Titans will be facing New England in the AFC divisional round of playoffs on Saturday, January 13th at 7:15 p.m. Bret has also been named to the Pro Bowl.

    773 North will begin taking reservations Monday, January 22nd! (716) 773-6678. The Grand Opening is Wednesday, January 31st at 10:30 a.m.

       Remember....there is no charge to announce your engagement, wedding, anniversary or birthday, even with a picture! Only at Isledegrande do you get that kind of service.

    Upcoming Events - See Events Calendar For Details
  • The staff of Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) will hold mobile office hours on Tuesday, January 16, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Grand Island Town Hall.
  • Recovery International, a support group for adults over 18 who need help coping with depression, panic attacks, anxiety, anger management, or bipolar disorder, meets on Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church.

    Send your news to jodi@giecom.net.


    January 4, 2018

        Happy birthday today to Gail Berti, Michael Dowd & Karen Woods and on Friday, January 5th to Jake Dixon, Marissa Aceti & Sue Novits. Happy birthday on Saturday, January 6th to Michael Lockett, Melissa Clement Hill, Ron Webb, Kathy McNulty, Sandy Less, Florence Prawel, John Bidell Sr. & Jacquie Goris Foote and on Sunday, January 7th to Craig Davis, Eric Reimann, & Norm Mrkall. Happy birthday Monday, January 8th to Sharon Koehler, Sharon Minet, Nicholas Heftka and Maggie Rustowicz, Alexandria Anderson, Michael Klipich, Betsy Tranter, Brooks Rime & Jean Siess, and on Tuesday, January 9th to Richard Brzyski, Rita Desemone, Sam Loquasto,. Happy birthday on Wednesday, January 10th to Peter Fabiano, Patricia & Scott Shaw & Darlene Conners.

       Happy anniversary to Gary & Emily Dahlstrom on January 6th.

       The GIHS Class of 1978 has planned a reunion for Saturday, June 30th at the Radisson on GI. Check out their Facebook page or email Margie (Hess) Wood at mmwood19@gmail.com.

       Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) and GI Family Practice are advertisers with Isledegrande. NFMMC announced today, the opening of a 23-bed, $4.3M Cardiac-Stroke Care unit. See press release.

       GI's own Cassie Oursler is kicking butt on the basketball court playing for UB. She leads the Bulls (10-2) in scoring at 13.6 average per game. The next time the Bulls are at home is Wednesday, January 10th against Miami of Ohio.

        River Oaks Golf Club and Elden's has generously donated the entire cost of a pancake breakfast event on Sunday, January 7th from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., to support the Neighbors Foundation. Your donation of $5 (or more) gives each: pancakes, sausage, orange juice and coffee, with all proceeds going to help the Neighbors Foundation.

       Remember....there is no charge to announce your engagement, wedding, anniversary or birthday, even with a picture! Only at Isledegrande do you get that kind of service.

    Upcoming Events - See Events Calendar For Details
  • Recovery International, a support group for adults over 18 who need help coping with depression, panic attacks, anxiety, anger management, or bipolar disorder, meets on Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church.

    Send your news to jodi@giecom.net.