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Meet Zuri, the Buffalo Zoo's new giraffe


BUFFALO, NY – Everyone's excited about the Buffalo Zoo's newest and youngest addition.

A second baby giraffe was born one week ago today, and her name is Zuri, which means "beautiful in Swahili. Her brother Sampson was born just a few months ago.

Two On Your Side's Erica Brecher takes us inside the giraffe house to meet Agnes, the proud mother, and her growing family.

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Unique Places: Six Nations Herbal Remedies


BUFFALO, NY - For thousands of years, the Iroquois have used herbal remedies to help heal people who are sick.

In this week's Unique Place 2 On Your Side's Andrea Marvin takes us to a business in North Buffalo that wants to share this natural form of healing with those in the city.


Basketball community remembers Amir Billups


BUFFALO, NY – This weekend, the Buffalo 716ers basketball are scheduled to play their first games after the tragic passing of one of their own: team captain Amir Billups.

On Saturday, the team held a special tribute in his honor.

Two On Your Side's Andrea Marvin said the outpouring of grief in the community shows how much of an impact this young basketball player had on the lives around him.


Canisius High School implements academic reforms


BUFFALO, NY - Canisius High School is making some changes in the wake of accusations of academic misconduct.

The school's board of trustees voted unanimously on Friday to implement a set of reforms that focuses on academic honesty and separating coaching and school leadership positions.

The review focused on the circumstances that led to the dismissal of former dean Beck O'Connor and the school's decision to not allow senior fullback and linebacker Brad Zaffram to play in any of Canisius High's post-season games.

Addressing Frequently Asked H-1B Questions

Addressing Frequently Asked H-1B Questions

 

H-1B season is once again upon us! H-1B petitions for the U.S. government’s 2016 fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1, 2015, should be filed by April 1, 2015. For fiscal year 2015, USCIS received approximately 172,500 cap-subject petitions. USCIS anticipates the volume of H cap petitions for fiscal year 2016 to be just as high, if not higher, and will far exceed the annual quota of 65,000 regular cap petitions and 20,000 advanced degree cap petitions. 

Buffalo Artvoice Award Winning Poet To Volunteer in Nepal

Buffalo Artvoice Award Winning Poet To Volunteer in Nepal

 

Joel Lesses [2014 Buffalo’s Artvoice, Best Poet] has an opportunity to volunteer in Nepal on a program dedicated to human rights, education, healthcare and agriculture in impoverished rural and urban settings. He most deeply desires to serve these communities and learn from beautiful Nepali people in a once in a life time exchange of mutual benefit and cross cultural understanding.

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Joel will be volunteering with and for http://www.tevelbtzedek.org an organization that focuses on impoverished communities in Nepal, Haiti and Burundi, to enhance and advance the livelihood, capacity, and well-being of their members.

Heed the Advice of a Professional Before Saying ‘I Do’ to a Wedding Photographer

Heed the Advice of a Professional Before Saying ‘I Do’ to a Wedding Photographer

 

The late spring to early fall months are considered peak wedding season — and that season will be here before you know it. And with your big day comes a lot of big decisions, including the selection of a wedding photographer.

Elizabeth Snyder, owner of Elizabeth Snyder Photography, LLC, is a well-known local wedding photographer who has worked with countless Western New York couples to provide them with photographic memories that will last a lifetime. Today she would like to share some professional advice on finding a wedding photographer to meet your needs.