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photos by Don Heupel/For The News Chloe Roetzer, agove, wears the "Safety Helmet" she invented with classmate Madison Janowsky (not pictured) during an invention convention at Fletcher School in the City of Tonawanda. The helmet has added lights to ensure bicyclists' safety while riding at night. Below, fourth-grader Kyah Wood presents her invention, a solar-charging notebook, during the competition. Enrichment teacher Amber Reding organized the event after having success with the concept at another school.

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