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Roswell Park Cancer Institute is looking to hire 30 people to help tobacco researchers conduct surveys. “It’s great for retirees or students, somebody with computer skills,” said Lisa Hatch, administrative director of the Survey Research and Data Acquisition Resource at the hospital. The part-time positions, which have flexible hours and... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Refresh Buffalo Blog
The state Council on Food Policy will host a listening session titled “Farm, Food and Policy: Getting It Right in New York State” this week in Buffalo City Hall. The session will run from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Council Chambers on the 13th floor. The council... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Refresh Buffalo Blog
The City Council will hold a 5 p.m. Committee of the Whole meeting Monday, followed by a regular meeting at 6 in City Hall, 745 Main St. The Planning Board will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Council Chambers in City Hall. The Water Board will meet at 5 p.m.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Brink
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YMCA fitness instructor Pam Eaton, left, has encouraged Gloria Fierch to keep exercising. By Gloria Fierch – Contributing writer Exercise is so important as you age. My personal experience has taken me from doing little or no exercise at age 40 to being a group exercise instructor certified in pilates... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Refresh Buffalo Blog
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With so many temptations, “the goal is to delay the onset of problems for as long as possible. The younger a person is to try a cigarette, try gambling, fill in the blank, the more likely there’s going to be problems associated with that behavior,” says Matthew G. Smith, executive... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Refresh Buffalo Blog
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Brendan Heavey is shopping at two grocery chains now that only one chain is participating in the Independent Health nutrition benefit program. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News) By Scott Scanlon – Refresh Editor Psst, here’s a tip from an inside source when it comes to the benefits of the six-month-old Independent Health... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Refresh Buffalo Blog
Pre- and post-race gatherings will be part of the fun this evening during the 34th running of the Subaru Buffalo 4-Mile Chase, to benefit the Police Athletic League of Buffalo. Prerace activities start at 5 p.m., including music by the Mirage Band. The race starts at 7, at Bidwell Parkway... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Refresh Buffalo Blog
By Scott Scanlon – Refresh Editor Does someone in Western New York have what it takes to master an American Ninja Warrior obstacle course? Fans and fitness buffs have a chance to see first-hand on Sunday as three athletes who have been on the hit NBC television series come to... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Refresh Buffalo Blog
It has been a few decades since the heyday of the Knoxes and polo competition at their estate in East Aurora, when matches attracted large crowds to watch riders on horseback thundering across the polo field. Polo is coming back to East Aurora this weekend. Get ready by watching this nine-minute lesson from the sport's heyday. The video, posted on YouTube, was taken during the 1930 Westchester Cup polo matches. The film of the competition between U.S. and England comes complete with instructions in how to appreciate the game. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Buffalo News Live
The Niagara Falls City Council next week will consider approving a settlement for back pay for four police detectives who got promoted after a lawsuit. Mark C. Martinez, Jason G. Sykes, Todd N. Faddoul and Shawn S. Arndt are in line for a proposed settlement of $99,093.76, which will come... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Brink
An award winning Paralympian from Lancaster will be the featured speaker Saturday in the latest Person First Forum at the Museum of disABILITY History. Adam Page will give a sled hockey talk, entitled “Living an Independent Life, Making Dreams a Reality,” from 1 to 3 p.m. at the museum, 3826... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Refresh Buffalo Blog
Live gospel music, classic cars and health screenings make up some of the things to do and see at Saturday's eighth annual Good News Gospel Festival and Health Fair at the Niagara Arts & Cultural Center. The event, organized by Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, runs from 1 to 7... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Brink
We recently asked the Buffalo school district for the number of students with disabilities who attend Buffalo Public Schools, broken down by race and disability type. We received that data and additional information showing how many students with disabilities are educated in the city's private schools, charter schools and other... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at School Zone
Catholic Medical Partners will kick off its Summer Treasure Walk Challenge on Saturday, when members of the Catholic Health System-affiliated nutrition team will lead a 2-mile walk and treasure hunt in two local parks. Similar events will take place later this summer. Participants of all ages not only will be... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Refresh Buffalo Blog
The city's Zoning Board of Appeals on Tuesday approved a variance requested by one of its own members. Richard J. Kindzia, who runs Kindzia Electric and owns property at 490 101st St., wants to build an office building, warehouse and contractor's yard on the property, near Love Canal. He requested... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Brink
Back in October, a state Education Department review team visited Lafayette High School and provided the district an assessment report. They raised numerous concerns, and gave the school "ineffective" ratings, based on their observations at the school. Below is their full report. To view the report at full size, click... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at School Zone
The building at Third and Main streets that used to house a cell phone store will be demolished to make way for a Bank of America drive-thru ATM. The property owner is willing to begin demolition of the building, located at 542 Main, as soon as possible, said Stephen Parrish... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at The Brink
Niagara Falls lawmakers were urged Monday to hold off on starting the new garbage and recycling program in the city. The Dyster administration has rolled out how it expects the program to work, and the City Council held a public hearing Monday on the new law needed to put the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at The Brink
News education reporters Sandra Tan and Tiffany Lankes will host a live chat online today from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. regarding the stories that have run so far as part of the “How to Fix Buffalo Schools” series. Lankes will answer questions about her June stories on teaching young... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at School Zone