State DoH awards county cancer services program to Memorial

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been selected by the state Department of Health to administer the Niagara County Cancer Services Program.

The program, which previously operated under the auspices of the Niagara County Department of Public Health, oversees the delivery of breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening and diagnostic services to eligible uninsured and underinsured residents.

Memorial will work with other county hospitals, health care providers and community-based organizations to conduct community outreach and provide screening, diagnostic and case management services along with public education.

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Eternal Brothers Motorcycle Club supports Niagara Hospice

The Eternal Brothers Motorcycle Club stopped by Niagara Hospice recently to donate proceeds from its recent motorcycle run and basket auction to benefit Niagara Hospice patients and their families. The club hosted the Elizabeth Forgione-Bondi Annual Motorcycle Run & Basket Auction Aug. 3, with dozens of bikers and their families attending to help raise funds for Niagara Hospice's work.

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Star lineup set for MDA 'Show of Strength' Telethon Labor Day weekend

The entertainment industry has once again joined together to lend support to the MDA "Show of Strength" Telethon, benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The 49th broadcast of the television fundraising event will air in primetime, Sunday, Aug. 31 (9-11 p.m.) on ABC.

Delivering one-of-a-kind performances of new, hit or classic songs are Grammy winners Rascal Flatts and LeAnn Rimes, plus Aloe Blacc, American Authors, Bret Michaels, Fall Out Boy, Jason Derulo, Matt Nathanson, R5 and Sara Evans. The long-standing Labor Day tradition combines performances and celebrity presenters to engage viewers with "stories of strength" and moving calls-to-action to help families affected by muscle diseases.

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NYPA energy projects in first half of 2014 to save taxpayers $4 million annually

During the first half of 2014, the energy-efficiency projects completed by the New York Power Authority at public facilities in various parts of New York will result in a savings to taxpayers of $4 million annually.

Improving energy-efficiency and reducing demand on the electric power grid are critical elements to achieving goals championed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to create a more resilient and flexible power grid, lower the state's carbon footprint and promote a cleaner and healthier environment for all New Yorkers.

The NYPA-completed energy-efficiency projects, from January through June of this year, were undertaken at 100 state and municipal facilities.

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College is in session: National Grid offers lessons in saving energy and money

If your class schedule has replaced summer novels, and you're packing the family car, it can mean only one thing: it's back to school time.

National Grid urges students and their families to consider energy efficiency and safety as a way to better improve one's living space. Whether living in a dormitory or apartment, applying energy conservation and safety measures can be both simple and cost effective.

If you are shopping for a new computer, make sure to select one with an Energy Star rating to save both energy and money in the long term. Energy Star computers are up to 70 percent more efficient than their un-rated counterparts.

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World culinary expert Wolf joins Seneca Resorts & Casinos as executive chef

A dash of world flavor is coming to the culinary offerings at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls and Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in Buffalo. Oliver Wolf, a recognized chef in the industry with more than 25 years of experience around the globe, joins Western New York's award-winning casino resorts as executive chef.

Wolf describes his cooking style as light cuisine that utilizes classical techniques.

"My cooking philosophy is to prepare fresh, simple food that is instantly appealing," he said. "What inspires me is seeing a food product at the market and envisioning the final outcome on the plate."

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