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Center for Youth Development Unveils Sculpture Inspired by Youth

On Tuesday, October 21, Griffis Sculpture Park and Gateway-Longview unveiled a beautiful, 8.5 foot sculpture inspired by youth at Gateway-Longview’s Center for Youth Development at 296 Monroe Street in Buffalo. For the past year, youth from Gateway’s Center for Youth Development have been working on the sculpture project, which was a collaboration with Griffis Sculpture

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Pumpkin Run 5K Raises Over $30,000 for Gateway-Longview

We are thrilled to announce that the 6th Annual Pumpkin Run 5K and Family-Fun Walk raised over $30,000 for the children and families of Gateway-Longview. Thank you to over 400 runners & walkers and more than 40 corporate sponsors and partners for making the event a huge success! On Saturday, October 18, the USATF-certified race

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Therapeutic Preschool Art Show & Ice Cream Social

Gateway-Longview’s Therapeutic Preschool in Bowmansville hosted a very special event on August 14. The parents of our students joined us for an art show inside the school. The art show displayed the students’ talent and creativity through their works of art that resembled those of some of the best and most famous artists of our time, such as Pablo

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Vietnam War Veteran Presents to SILP Youth

On August 5, Vietnam War veteran, David Bechtel, visited youth in our Supervised Independent Living Program (SILP) and gave a moving presentation on his experiences and year of service in South Vietnam during the Vietnam War.   Drafted into the United States Army in 1966, Mr. Bechtel was 20 years old when he and his

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Save the Date! Pumpkin Run 5K is Oct. 18

The 6th annual Pumpkin Run is a Halloween-themed 5K race and family fun walk that attracts more than 400 participants each year – many in costume! The USATF-certified course begins in the Tops/National Fuel Parking lot at Main and Spindrift in Williamsville, a family-friendly post-race party follows across the street at Gateway-Longview. The party features

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Students Explore the Cave of the Winds

Students “soak up” an adventurous experience in Niagara Falls! On July 30, Lynde School secondary students took a field trip to the Cave of the Winds, a tour along the misty path of the Niagara Gorge. At 175 feet down into the gorge, our students followed the wooden walkways along the Niagara River to the Hurricane Deck- just

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Gateway-Longview Announces 2014-2015 Board of Directors

Gateway-Longview, Inc.  and the Gateway Longview Foundation announce the newest members of their 2014-2015 Board of Directors. Gateway-Longview, Inc.: The following individuals were elected new members of the Gateway-Longview, Inc. Board of Directors for the 2014-2015 term: Samuel Bodapaty – Indus1, Inc. John A. Camardo III – The Chapel at CrossPoint Karen Lazik – People,

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BBQ & Blues Bash Rocks the Cobblestone District

Bash kicks off summer for 1,400 blues fans! On Friday, June 20, we ushered in summer on the streets of the historic Cobblestone District at the 6th annual BBQ & Blues Bash. International blues stars Popa Chubby and Joanne Shaw Taylor lit up the stage in front of crowds from as far as Southern Ontario and even Las

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Lynde School Graduation 2014

On Wednesday, June 25, graduating students in grades 8 and 12 were honored during a commencement ceremony at Gateway-Longview’s Lynde School. Commencement speaker Officer Corey Brown of the Amherst Police Department addressed the 10 seniors and nine 8th graders before an audience of family, friends, students, and faculty. Having been the School Resource Officer for many years, Officer Brown

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SILP Youth Graduates from SUNY College

Congrats, Grad! We are proud to congratulate our very own Printice L. from SILP (Supervised Independent Living Program) on his recent graduation from Erie Community College on May 21, 2014. Printice earned a degree in Liberal Arts and Science-Humanities and Social Studies. He was on the Dean’s List and was the Social Events Coordinator for

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Forever Family Celebration Kicks off National Foster Care Month

May 1 is the start of National Foster Care Month, and for the Threet family, it marked a very special celebration. Eight-year-old Simmarion of Buffalo has waited in foster care for more than two years for a forever family. Finally, on May 1, he joined his brother’s forever family when Diana Threet of Buffalo officially became

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