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By Scott Scanlon » Saturday, October 3, 2015

Sue Wantuck used to bring a pen and paper to McDonald’s. Born profoundly deaf, she found it easiest to write down her order to make it the least distracting for the staff, especially when the... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Free pretraining literacy classes for the unemployed and underemployed are being offered at the nonprofit Dog Ears Bookstore, 688 Abbott Road. One-on-one sessions are available to individuals 18 and... Read More

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization and U.S. National Park Service have partnered to increase awareness about the benefits of contact with nature for health and... Read More

Monday, September 28, 2015

The Niagara Falls Department of Public Works installed bicycle racks throughout the city this month as part of a continuing effort funded by the Creating Healthy Places program of Cornell Cooperative... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Monday, September 28, 2015

Like yoga with your wine? How about polka music with your food truck meal? You can get both in Western New York this week. Here’s a look at my WNY Refresh calendar recommendations for the... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Friday, September 25, 2015

Robert Knoer heads the The Knoer Group, a downtown law firm focused on urban regeneration in Western New York in environmentally sound and friendly ways. The 8-year-old firm has digitized the office... Read More

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library will host a performance called “Bullying Stops Here – Live!” at 1 p.m. next Saturday at the Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square. The free program... Read More

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

What better day to think about falls prevention than today – the eighth annual Falls Prevention Day. Falls among older adults are the leading cause of injury, death, hospitalization and... Read More

Monday, September 21, 2015

Wegmans has pledged $75,000 to the planned Massachusetts Avenue Project (MAP) Farmhouse Community Food Training & Resource Center. The farmhouse, at MAP’s urban farm at 389 Massachusetts... Read More

Monday, September 21, 2015

WNY Refresh Editor Scott Scanlon recommends the following health, fitness, nutrition and family events this week across the region. TUESDAY Road Map to Driving Wellness: 12:30 p.m., The Dale... Read More

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