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Striding through a snowstorm ... in Naples
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 11:15 am
Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Daniel Sanford, originally from Buffalo, strides through a snowstorm Monday at Naval Support Activity, Naples, Italy.
Robert Moses Parkway North public session announced
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 11:00 am
USA Niagara Development Corp., the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, the New York State Department of Transportation and the City of Niagara Falls have announced a public information session to share details regarding the next steps in the Robert Moses Parkway North removal project.
Neurologic conditions of U.S. presidents are subject of UB grand rounds
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 08:50 am
On Feb. 12, the 206th birthday of Abraham Lincoln, Nicholas J. Silvestri, M.D., assistant professor of neurology at the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and an avid history buff, will give grand rounds on the topic of "Neurological Ailments of the Presidents."
Sentinel survey asks for input on CWM expansion
Sat, Feb 7th 2015 07:00 am
CWM - the mere mention of it brings far-ranging responses from the community.
Three steps to protect your pets
Sat, Feb 7th 2015 07:00 am
Your pet is part of the family. So when it comes to disaster preparedness, keeping pets safe should enter into the equation.
Substance abuse topic of Feb. 10 forum
Sat, Feb 7th 2015 07:00 am
To increase awareness of the problems youth face, and to find strategies the community can adapt to build a healthy environment for youth, the One Island, One Team Coalition will discuss the reality of adolescent substance abuse on Grand Island and learn about the issues that were identified in the prevention needs assessment survey taken by Grand Island teens.
Memorial wears red for women's heart health
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 07:45 pm
Team members from Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and The Heart Center of Niagara gathered in the hospital's lower lobby Friday to show support for National Wear Red/Go Red for Women Day. The annual observance is dedicated to raising awareness and funds to battle heart disease in women.
Get the most out of your tech devices
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 03:50 pm
Your tech gadgets are an investment and, with a little bit of effort, you can get even more out of them and make them last longer.
Upgrade your fireplace to improve energy efficiency
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 03:50 pm
Heating and cooling your home typically comprises nearly half of the average American's utility bill, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Unfortunately, a portion of that expenditure is lost.
Five tips to save money, time in your small business
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 03:50 pm
There are two things most small business owners have in common: limited time and limited finances. If you're an entrepreneur, finding ways to make the most of both is crucial for your sanity and success.
Niagara-Wheatfield plans for superintendent search
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:40 pm
At a special board meeting Tuesday night, the Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education set a schedule in its search for a new superintendent to replace Lynn Marie Fusco, who recently accepted a position as superintendent of Erie-1 BOCES.
North Tonawanda history museum opens new exhibit
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:40 pm
The North Tonawanda History Museum completed a new exhibit on Richard Newman, who was born in North Tonawanda in 1938.
Musicians band together to 'Crush Cancer'
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:35 pm
JB Aaron headlines a full day of music designed to raise funds and support for those battling a deadly disease.
Ortt appointed co-chair of joint task force on heroin and opioid addiction
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:25 pm
State Sen. Robert Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, has been appointed as one of three legislators to lead the Senate's joint task force on heroin and opioid addiction. Sens. Terrence Murphy (R-C-I-Green-Yorktown) and George Amedore Jr. (R-C-I-Rotterdam) also co-chair the task force.
Panepinto calls for complete repeal of statute-of-limitations for sexual offenses against minors
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:25 pm
State Sen. Marc Panepinto, D-60, along with childhood sexual abuse victims Vanessa DeRosa and Tino Flores, and their attorneys, came together Friday to call for the complete repeal of New York's statute-of-limitations for sexual offenses against minors.
Measles lessons: UB medical faculty members tweak how they teach
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:25 pm
Faculty at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have always taught students about measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases. But the current measles outbreak is driving some professors to begin emphasizing it more strongly.
3 anti-inflammation recipes to help restore your health
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:25 pm
The link between chronic disease and inflammation based on a poor diet and sedentary lifestyle has been made clear by now, as outlined in an article from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
'Fire & Ice' to benefit Boy Scouts' Greater Niagara Frontier Council
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:25 pm
"Fire & Ice," a "culinary and visual extravaganza," takes place Thursday, March 12, at an all-new location, The Foundry at 1738 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo. The annual event benefits the Greater Niagara Frontier Council of the Boys Scouts of America and provides an evening of music, entertainment, food and premier auctions.
BPO offers romantic Valentine's Day celebration
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:20 pm
On Saturday, Feb. 14, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is planning an evening of romance surrounding the return of Buffalo favorite Steve Lippia.
BBB says start with trust when looking for love online
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 07:00 am
Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and more and more people are turning to their computers to find new relationships. In fact, more than 41.2 million people in the U.S. tried an online dating site in 2014. It's a $1.2 billion business.
Buffalo Zoo animal adoption package makes unique Valentine gift
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 07:00 am
The Buffalo Zoo is offering special animal adoption packages for Valentine's Day.
Zooper Saturday will feature family Valentine's activities
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 07:00 am
The Buffalo Zoo will hold a Family Valentine's Day event this weekend, as part of the Zooper Saturday series.
Erie County: Poloncarz, Burstein address importance of measles vaccinations
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 04:20 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined today by Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein, Chief Medical Officer of Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo Dr. Stephen Turkovich, and Dr. Shamim Islam, M.D., of the division of infectious diseases at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo to discuss the importance of measles vaccinations in stopping the spread of the disease.
Lewiston: Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center celebrates Black History Month
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:20 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital held a special ceremony Thursday as part of its Black History Month celebration. The hospital honored two associates, one department, and heard remarks from community activist Kenneth Hamilton.
Applications available for student office assistant summer position funded by Grigg Lewis Foundation
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:05 pm
The Grigg Lewis Foundation workership program is taking applications to fill a student office assistant position it will fund at the Niagara History Center this summer.
New York's Powerball Jackpot increases to $360 million for Saturday
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:05 pm
The jackpot for Saturday's Powerball drawing is $360,000,000.
Ceretto to Cuomo: Grant Niagara University Start-Up NY designation
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:05 pm
Republican Assemblyman John Ceretto today sent a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo in support of Niagara University as the school applies for designation as a partner in the Start-Up NY program.
Citizen preparedness training in West Seneca
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:05 pm
New York National Guard troops, trainers, state and local emergency management officials will hold a session of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's citizen preparedness training program at the West Seneca Town Hall at 6:30 p.m. tonight.
Fourteenth annual 'Give Kids a Smile Day' set for Feb. 6
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:05 pm
Tooth fairies, teddy bears and dental heroes will bring healthy smiles to more than 800 young children and their parents at the 14th annual "Give Kids a Smile Day" presented by the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine.
'Remember the Titans' coach Herman Boone to speak at Hilbert College
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:05 pm
Herman Boone, the Virginia high school football coach portrayed by Denzel Washington in the movie "Remember the Titans," will speak at Hilbert College at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, in William E. Swan Auditorium.
Lewiston Lions welcome newest Lion Robert Herman
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:00 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions are proud to announce the induction of their newest member, Lion Robert Herman, who was sponsored by club President Regina Cecconi.
AlertID issues warnings about train safety
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:00 pm
A commuter train collided with an SUV Tuesday evening in Valhalla, New York. Officials said six people were killed and at least a dozen were injured after the third rail breached the train's interior and blasted flames into the front two cars.
Help for caregivers and those who are grieving
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:00 pm
Are you caring for someone with a serious illness? Do you or someone you know need help coping with the loss of a loved one?
On World Cancer Day, Higgins champions legislation to increase biomedical research funding
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 09:50 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins recognized Feb. 4 as World Cancer Day by announcing the introduction of legislation aimed at the fight to rid the world of cancer and other debilitating diseases.
Cummings Foundation awards $1 million to UB's new medical school
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 05:15 pm
The James H. Cummings Foundation of Buffalo has given $1 million to the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Collins responds to plans to reclassify Internet under Title II
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 05:10 pm
Congressman Chris Collins, R-NY-27, today issued the following statement after FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler released plans to vote on net neutrality rules Feb. 26.
Niagara Falls: Accardo running for mayor
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 04:25 pm
Former Niagara Falls City Council chairman and local business leader John G. Accardo is running for mayor of Niagara Falls, vowing a "new vision for a Cataract City that has lost sight of its potential," his campaign announced this morning.
Niagara Hospice bouquet sale invites help from area businesses
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 03:35 pm
Staff and volunteers from the Niagara Hospice Alliance are kicking the snow off their boots and gearing up for the 2015 spring bouquet sale, which will run March 2-8 with pre-sale bouquets throughout the month of February.
Polar Bites event boosts Buffalo Zoo's winter funds
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 03:35 pm
Tickets are now available for Polar Bites 2015, a fundraising event benefiting the Buffalo Zoo's animal residents.
Four Diamond winners honored as hospitality elite by AAA
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 03:35 pm
AAA Western and Central New York recently announced its 2015 class of AAA Four Diamond Award winners during a ceremony at the New York Wine & Culinary Center in Canandaigua.