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CHA Hockey Tournament

Last year at this time, I was ensconced at Niagara University for the College Hockey America tournament at Dwyer Arena.  While I would love – at least for the hockey that is going to be taking place – to be in Bemidji, Minnesota this weekend, I will be keeping tabs on the Purple Eagles via… Continue reading CHA Hockey Tournament

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It’s A New Year…

… it’s another milestone. I just made reservations in Niagara Falls for Graduation Weekend at Niagara University.  Granted this is not my first child to graduate from college.  This is the first of my six who has indicated any preference about walking in commencement. Elise will graduate May 17th, 2009 with a degree in English… Continue reading It’s A New Year…

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World Junior Hockey Coming to Western NY

I know yesterday’s blurb was pretty sure that this was the case.  Both the Buffalo News and the Niagara Gazette had articles saying Buffalo was the only of the three finalist cities to have a news conference scheduled for yesterday. Yesterday, Dave Ogrean, executive director of USA Hockey, made the news official.  HSBC Arena, in… Continue reading World Junior Hockey Coming to Western NY

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Western New York

Do you need a reason to visit Western New York – the Niagara-Buffalo area specifically?  Do you love hockey of all levels but the higher the level the better?  Stay tuned!  Your reason may appear this afternoon as USA Hockey holds a press conference in Buffalo. Both The Buffalo News and The Niagara Gazette reported… Continue reading Western New York

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Road Trip!

Yes, I am off on a road trip at 7 am tomorrow morning.  My kitchen table looks like it is time for a college visit so… … The soon-to-be 18 year old and his 14 year old brother and I head west along the Southern Tier Expressway tomorrow morning.  Initial destination – SUNY-Fredonia.  The high… Continue reading Road Trip!

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October Means Family Weekends

No, not the kind where the whole family comes into town.  October means family weekends at the various colleges my older children attend.  That also means – ROAD TRIP! This weekend is family weekend at the University at Buffalo.  My 21 year old son is a student at UB.  He is also president of True… Continue reading October Means Family Weekends