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Hello again, Buffalo! Important update: You all, as readers, have made the Buffalo Daily so successful that it is my honor to announce the next stage of the newsletter. Patch is looking for a local writer and entrepreneur to take the helm of the Buffalo Daily. Although I have loved getting to know this community, we want to pass the torch to someone truly local to write about Buffalo long term. So if you’re interested in earning extra income while making this newsletter a more valuable resource for your neighbors, learn more and apply here.

First, today’s weather:

Mostly cloudy and cold. High: 24 Low: 21.

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Here are the top 3 stories today in Buffalo:

  1. The state-issued indoor school mask mandate will be lifted on Mar. 2, according to Governor Kathy Hochul. Despite mask restrictions being lifted, students will still be able to wear masks if they prefer and counties with higher transmission rates can make their own decisions about masks. (WIVB.com – News 4)
  2. As part of the federal SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program) benefits program, SNAP-ED will offer free education classes as part of national nutrition month. The education program provides learning resources for those who want more information about leading healthier lives. Classes include information about cooking with affordable ingredients and eating healthy on a budget. The free classes are either in-person or virtual. (WIVB.com – News 4)
  3. According to WGRZ, several Buffalo-area stores have stopped selling Russian alcohol in support of Ukraine. Several vendors have posted public statements regarding their decision, explaining that they’ve done so in solidarity with Ukraine. (WGRZ.com)

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  • The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy (BOPC) is searching for a creative director to run Parkside Café. Proposals are due by Mar. 16. (BuffaloRising)
  • Students from Mount Mercy Academy’s Health and Science Academy and Health Care Career Club were able to visit the Jacobs Institute last week and learn more about cutting-edge technology. The students learned the institute, practiced with technology, and were able to learn from industry professionals. (BuffaloScoop)
  • A cat shelter in Blasdell is celebrating 21 years of being. in service. Since its opening, the shelter has become affiliated with 17 Buffalo-area shelters. (WIBV)

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Sean Peek

About me: Sean Peek is a writer and entrepreneur with a degree in English Literature from Weber State University. Over the years, he has worked as a copywriter, editor, SEO specialist, and marketing director for various digital media companies. He currently co-owns and operates content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.

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