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Saturday, May 21, 2016

The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County and its Master Gardener Program promotes healthy gardening in several ways.MASTER GARDENER EVENTSPlant sale• 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. next Saturday, First Presbyterian Church, One Symphony Circle.Plant, soil and insect testingExtension staff and... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Saturday, May 21, 2016

Carol Sobczak painted a pretty picture during a recent public talk about sustainable, organic farming. “Gardens are beautiful,” she said. “They attract us creatively. They have critters that we enjoy. We grow things that we eat, that we pass along to other people.”The pitch works to perfection during most such... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Saturday, May 21, 2016

Sandra Warner and Carol Sobczak embrace this time of year. Warner has spent the past few weeks preparing the half dozen raised garden beds in her yard for the vegetable plants and herbs she will nurture in the coming months. Sobczak has taken a similar tack on her property, as well as tinkered with what she calls her... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Friday, May 20, 2016

Patrick Hall has been so pumped by the “American Ninja Warrior” television series that he started a gym in downtown Buffalo for those who share his enthusiasm. He plans to step up to even greater heights before and after the June 1 premiere of the eighth season of the show on NBC. Hall, 38, a former ANW... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Friday, May 20, 2016

Pamela Szalay has thought of almost every contingency should something happen to her while she’s in her SUV. She carries road salt, food, extra blankets and an overnight kit. A flashlight and a radio you crank if the gas runs out. A special hammer to break a car window and a device to cut her seat belt if she ends up... Read More

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Roswell Park Cancer Institute during the next nine years is expected to receive $17.7 million as part of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study, a long-standing effort to document and interpret tobacco use in the United States. Funding will come from the National Institutes of Health and U.S. Food... Read More

Monday, May 16, 2016

  Registration for the Independent Health Foundation 28th annual Kids Run will go through Wednesday. The free event, at 9 a.m. June 4 in Delaware Park, will include a mini-dash for children ages 2 to 5 and a 1.8-mile family run/walk for all ages. Trophies will be awarded to the top three boys and girls in a... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Monday, May 16, 2016

Bike to Work Week events. A weekend appearance by Buffalo Sabres NHL Hall of Fame play-by-play announcer Rick Jeanneret at Canalside. The start of organized walks around the region. There were so many options that could be part of a packed WNY Refresh Top 10 Calendar Picks of the week, we decided to give you a... Read More

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Graduates of high schools in Niagara Falls, Lewiston, Grand Island, North Tonawanda or Wheatfield have until Friday to apply for the Ruth and William O. Sass Scholarship to encourage excellence in the field of nursing. Named in honor of Dr. and Mrs. William O. Sass, the scholarship is awarded annually to one or more... Read More

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Drs. Katherine O’Donnell and Michael Peyser recently joined Windsong Health Medical Alliance, an affiliate of Windsong Radiology Group, in a collaborative program to assist newly diagnosed breast cancer patients through coordinated care and ultimately improved outcomes. O’Donnell, who specializes in breast surgery,... Read More

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