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By Scott Scanlon » Tuesday, November 18, 2014

During the first major snow storm of every winter season, it’s common to hear police officers remark that motorists have forgotten how to drive in slick conditions. That’s just the start of the... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Saturday, November 15, 2014

The Alzheimer’s Association Western New York Chapter seeks volunteers for its in-home respite program. Adults are needed to provide companionship and simple recreational activities for individual... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Saturday, November 15, 2014

Kathleen Bradley has been on the go for most of the last two decades, first working in the promotion and marketing end at Conde Nast and other health- and food-related magazines while she lived downst... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Saturday, November 15, 2014

I’m not trying to suck up to the big boss – Warren Buffett, owner of The Buffalo News and Berkshire Hathaway – but as I worked on cigarette smoking-related stories for WNY Refresh this week, I c... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Friday, November 14, 2014

Those who buy cigarettes in Australia get to see packaging unlike anything that meets the gaze of American smokers. Some packs contain a large photo – front and back – of a bloodshot eye proppe... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Friday, November 14, 2014

Hearing Evaluation Services of Buffalo is running a Facebook campaign to give away the gift of better hearing to one Western New Yorker. “We’re asking the people of WNY to nominate a friend or lo... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Thursday, November 13, 2014

The Gliding Stars of Western New York will host its annual fundraising auction at 6 p.m. Saturday at Michael's Banquet Facility, 4885 Southwestern Blvd., in Hamburg. The event will raise money to s... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Monday, November 10, 2014

The Buffalo Niagara YMCA announced this afternoon that only about 500 slots remain for the Turkey Trot. Registration at this point is limited to online only at ymcabuffaloniagara.org. Read my pr... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Monday, November 10, 2014

Yes, it's getting to be about time for skiing. The Buffalo Nordic Ski Club, a cross-country skiing group that organizes ski trips in the region and farther afield, will host its annual ski swap at... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Saturday, November 8, 2014

More than 2,200 Western New Yorkers are boosting their health and chasing the prospect of Super Bowl tickets as part of The Independent Health and Buffalo Bills Health & Wellness Challenge, which... Read More
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