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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Parents of children with cancer often turn to social media to connect with support, according to findings of new research led by Roswell Park Cancer Institute researchers and published in the journal Cancer Nursing. “Little research has systematically studied how people use social networking sites when confronting... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Monday, August 22, 2016

Free outdoor exercise classes start to wind down in the coming days, the last week for the Independent Health Fitness in the Parks program. Taking a last class – or more than one – are among the WNY Refresh top calendar picks of the week when it comes to the four core areas of Refresh: health, fitness, nutrition and... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Saturday, August 20, 2016

Qadree Ollison had his share of bumps, bruises and soreness last season running for more than 1,100 yards and 11 touchdowns with the University at Pittsburgh football team. He soothed many of them taking 20-minute ice baths. The Niagara Falls native and Buffalo News 2012 Player of the Year took a different tack the... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Saturday, August 20, 2016

Briana Petersdorf and others who have helped organize Western New York Recovery Day over time are trying a different strategy for this year’s event. It will be partially indoors. “Last year and in year’s past, we’ve had it outside at a park,” Petersdorf said. “We’ve had torrential... Read More

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Those interested in becoming more self-sufficient and learning new skills are welcome to take the second set of homesteading classes being offered during the next few months at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County.Each of the nine classes will take place at 6 p.m. on a Thursday night at Extension headquarters,... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Friday, August 19, 2016

Time spent at an Alabama commune called The Farm in the 1970s, and a South Korean Zen monastery a decade later, gave Will Tuttle the underpinnings of a vegan lifestyle. “I didn’t want to contribute to the abuse of animals, and secondarily because of the environmental devastation and the violence against people... Read More

Friday, August 19, 2016

FAMILYCamp Happiness fundraiser. Pig roast and basket raffle to benefit the day camp for developmentally disabled Niagara County residents, 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Lockport Elks Lodge, 6791 N. Canal Road, Town of Lockport. Tickets at door.Griffis Sculpture Park Summer Festival. Noon to 7 p.m. Sunday, Route 219, East Otto.... Read More

Friday, August 19, 2016

Garage Fitness Studio will launch a new fitness concept and program Friday evening at Evans Park Town Beach, 9568 Lakeshore Road, Evans. The program, BarreFlow, is free. It combines ballet barre exercise with aspects of yoga and Pilates. Garage Fitness Studio owner Judy Sinischalsi will lead the class starting at 6... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Thursday, August 18, 2016

The bad news: 246,000 Americans will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. The better news: 95 percent of those Americans will pass the five-year survivorship mark. “I usually tell patients it’s a challenging diagnosis but they will get through it,” said Dr. Jennifer Ray, a radiologist and director of... Read More

Thursday, August 18, 2016

ProActive Sports Rehab, physical and rehabilitation specialists, opened a new office earlier this month in West Seneca. The office at 1900 Ridge Road, Suite 116, in the Seneca Square Plaza replaces a recently closed office in Orchard Park. The company’s office at 4535 Southwestern Blvd., Suites 805 and 806, in Hamburg... Read More

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