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Holidays can be hectic, having to make plans, gather the family and occasionally host a gathering. Joy FM understands your pain, and we’re here to support with tips, recipes and the lowdown on what’s happening in Buffalo for the holidays.

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Christmas in July – Where in WNY Was the ‘Elf on the Shelf’ With the Mix Morning Rush [PHOTOS]

Today, July 25, almost always deserves some kind of celebration – for whatever reason, mass media has deemed it "Christmas in July".  Who are we to bark at tradition...

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Canalside Firework Delays and Gun Shot Rumors

Thousands of people packed in to watch the fireworks downtown at Canalside last night.

The fireworks display was supposed to begin at 10 p...

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What Kinds of Fireworks Are Legal in NY State And Where Are They Legal?

Things just got a little more confusing about the legality of fireworks in New York state. You see billboards all over the place advertising big sales on them, but aren't they illegal in NY state? No, they're not illegal – kind of.

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Enjoy Your Fourth of July With These Fireworks-Safety Tips

Independence Day is perfect for outdoor family fun. It's also the one time of year when it’s seems to be okay to play with matches. Family fun and playing with matches may seem like an unlikely combo, but hey, so is America, right?

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A Fourth Of July DWI Checkpoint Video Gone Viral [VIDEO]

Not only do cameras catch kids and thieves doing wrong, but also those who are expected to uphold the law.  

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Unique WNY Fourth of July Recipes Using 5 Ingredients or Less!

The New York Times published a recipe for guacamole that included peas...and the internet firmly, and resoundingly, responded: NO.

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WNY Heroes — Thank a Local Veteran Family This Independence Day

This season Mix 96 has joined forces with WNY Heroes, Inc. for their Thank a Local Veteran Family This Independence Day Drive.

WNY Heroes is the leading local veteran organization dedicated to helping local military veterans and their families...

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Top Fourth of July Fireworks Displays in WNY

With our fighting men and women overseas protecting our freedom and risking their lives, the fourth of July means a little more to America. The sound and feeling of a fireworks show on Independence day can't help but give you goose bumps and a feeling of national pride. Here are some of the best places to view Fireworks in the Buffalo, New York area.

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Vehicles for Vets: One WNY Veteran Is Getting a NEW CAR

For the second year in a row the Basil Family of Dealerships has partnered with the Veterans One Stop Center of Western New York to launch “Vehicles for Vets”; a summer long promotion in which a veteran or active serving military member can win a new vehicle!

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Here Is the Boardwalk Carnival Schedule for Memorial Day Weekend at Canalside

Admission is free to enjoy the festivities at Canalside this Memorial Day weekend. There will be rides and games for the entire family to enjoy along with great food, a beer tent, live music and and more! Somethings will have you reaching into your wallets. For example...

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9 Hilarious Barbecue Fails for Memorial Day

As Memorial Day opens the gate to summer, we all begin to plan our outdoor activities. Most of us will find a reason to get outside for the long weekend and enjoy food, friends, family and some delicious beverages. And really, it wouldn’t be a summer holiday without some grilling.

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Memorial Day Recipes — Here’s How to Rule the Grill This Weekend [VIDEOS]

Memorial Day Weekend means it''s time to dust off the grill and prepare some delicious burgers, steaks and ribs. Here are a few recipes to get you started.

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