News, notes and necessities

items of interest the week of Oct. 27, 2008

an occasional update from me, Scott Leffler

News: WLVL is now streaming online at

Wednesday: On Reason, what’s going on with that bird war? Plus some politics and general disgruntledness. And on Dialog, we’ll talk about the Sheriff’s race and the joint City/Town Halloween Party.

Thursday: On Reason, I’ll interview Congressional Candidate Alice Kryzan, paying special attention to the campaigns commercials. Dialog listeners will get a chance to ask their own questions of the Sheriff’s candidates, Jim Voutour and Ernie Palmer, as the pair will both be in studio. And Thursday night a Sabres LiveBlog at beginning at 7 p.m.

Friday: Some politics, some Halloween. Former DNC Chairman Don Fowler will join me on both stations as a surrogate for Barack Obama. I also tried to get Mike Huckabee as a surrogate for John McCain, but that didn’t work out. Plus an interview with Mason Winfield about WNY Haunts.

Notes: Election day is fast approaching. And that means election night is fast approaching, too. For those looking for local election coverage, be sure to tune in to WLVL (or beginning at 9 p.m. I’ll be anchoring coverage with news and analysis on all the local elections of note from Erie and Niagara counties, including the Niagara County Sheriff’s race, State Senate and Assembly races, and local congressional races. WECK will be airing a UB Football game, so for politics, make sure you tune in to WLVL or

Necessities: In preparation of tomorrow’s interview with Alice Kryzan, make sure to read this story from the Buffalo News.

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