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Wednesday, September 20

Reserve tickets to the USS Little Rock commissioning  | Click here

Find more information on the North Tonawanda Community Hub here:

(716) 427-4893

ntcommunityhub@gmail.com

facebook.com/NTCommunityHub

Tuesday, September 19

Security tight for Malala speech at UB  | Learn more about what’s not allowed inside the arena here

Get more information on Buffalo Beer Week by clicking/tapping here.

Monday, September 18

The Food Bank of Western New York is helping high schoolers feed their families through the School Pantry program | Click here to learn more.

News 4 is a proud sponsor of the Light the Night Walk for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. | Learn more here

Friday, September 15

The Buffalo Museum of Science is hosting its annual Bubblefest event Saturday | Click here for more information.

Thursday, September 14

If you were impacted by the Equifax breach, find out how to enroll in complimentary identity theft protection and credit file monitoring here. 

The Fall fun kicks off this weekend at the Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence | Click here for more information.

Wednesday, September 13

For more information about the Solarize Tonawanda initiative by the Town of Tonawanda and Village of Kenmore click here.

For information on how to volunteer with the Red Cross click here | To donate text ‘Harvey’ or ‘Irma’ to 90999

For more information about “Empty the Shelters” and photos of adoptable animals at the SPCA Serving Erie County, go to YourSPCA.org.

Tuesday, September 12

For more information about the 6th Annual “Natalie’s Walk” | Click here

For information on how to sign up for Catholic Charities next Foster Family Information Session call (716)856-4494

New study tracks the effects of allowing your dog to sleep in your bed | Read more here.

Saturday, September 9

See pets up for adoption through WNY’s Furtastic Adopt-a-thon | Click here

Help Transport Goods to Houston | Call Niagara Falls Councilmember Ken Tompkins at  (716)- 940-7092

Friday, September 8

Edward Town Middle school student collecting supplies for students impacted by Hurricane Harvey  | Click here for full details on how to donate

The WNY Gas & Steam Engine Association is holding its annual Rally in Alexander through Sunday | Click here for full details.

Thursday, September 7 

For information on Carfax’s free VIN check to help consumers avoid buying flood-damaged cars | Click here.

Wednesday, September 6

Depew Schools are back in session and students can take advantage of several new opportunities | Click here to learn more about the district.

Find more information on the 60th annual Niagara County Peach Festival here.

Tuesday, September 5 

For information about security at New Era Field in advance of tonight’s U2 concert, click here. 

Monday, September 4

OTE Manufacturing creates Buffalo-inspired pieces and plans to put disabled veterans to work | Click here to see the company’s Facebook page.

OTE products are available at a number of local boutiques, including Tis the Season Gift Shoppe in Snyder.

Friday, September 1

If you’d like to help Jim Harchar and his team with search and rescue efforts, click here.

Thursday, August 31

REACH Academy Charter School is accepting applications for kindergartners and first graders | Click here to learn more.

When you shop on Amazon Smile, a portion of your purchase price is donated to a charity of your choice | Click here to start shopping

You can donate to Community Missions of Niagara Frontier directly | Click here to give.

Wednesday, August 30

Follow Chelsea Alventosa’s 500 mile trek in Europe & donate to UNYTS | Click here

Help the family of Megan Dix, a mother killed in Brockport | Click Here.

For teachers to apply to get free school supplies, click here.

Tuesday, August 29

To donate to Fleet Feet for Harvey relief efforts: Click here.

If you’d like to donate to the Erie County SPCA, helping in relocation of Harvey animals: https://www.yourspca.org/sslpage.aspx?pid=372

To donate to Buddy’s Second Chance Rescue, helping in relocation of Harvey animals. Fosters also needed: http://www.buddysrescue.org/donations.html

The Red Cross needs donations for Harvey disaster relief. Make a donation by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS, texting the word HARVEY to 90999, or going online to redcross.org.

The Red Cross also has an emergency need for blood and platelet donors. Go to redcrossblood.org to make an appointment.

Information about tickets to see INDYCAR at Watkins Glen can be found here.

Sunday, August 27

If you would like to make a donation to the American Red Cross to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey click here. 

Friday, August 25

The Egyptian Festival runs through Sunday at the St. Mary & St. Moses Coptic Orthodox Church at 350 Wheatfield Street, North Towanda | Click here for festival hours and details.

Thursday, August 24

East side restaurant struggles to rebuild after car plows into storefront MORE | Click here to donate 

To find the survey regarding the temporary roundabout experiment | Click here. 

Wednesday, August 23

Register your surveillance camera with Amherst Police | Click here.

Register your surveillance camera with Buffalo Police  | Click here.

Preservation Buffalo Niagara Awards  | Click here for ticket information 

New research offers promise for those with peanut allergies | Read more here.

The Niagara County District Attorney is urging residents and businesses to register their surveillance cameras with the Niagara Intelligence and Crime Analysis Center | Register on the Niagara County website here.

For more information on volunteer organization “Hearts and Hands,” click/tap here.

Tuesday, August 22

Venzella Joy / Lockport Native in Pitch Perfect 3 & Beyonce’s Drummer | Click here for more information about Venzella

Scientists determine type of bacteria that may aid athletic performance | Learn more about what researchers have discovered

Thursday, August 17

ROBO CALLS: To find out if your phone number is included in the Resort Marketing Group Cruise settlement, click here.

The Buffalo and Erie County Library System is holding its huge annual sale of books, videos, and audiobooks at the Central Library this weekend. Everything costs 50 cents. Sale hours are as follows:

THURSDAY: Early Bird Preview 8:30-11 a.m.  $5 donation for admittance and first picks from 8:30- 11:00 a.m. Regular sale from 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

SATURDAY: 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Cash, checks, Visa, MasterCard and Discover cards accepted.

Wednesday, August 16

Local family pushes to find answers 25 years after fatal hit and run. MORE | Contact the Town of Tonawanda Police at 877-8800 with information on crash that killed James ‘Jimbo’ Freeland Aug. 22, 1992.

For more information on how to volunteer on the United Way Day of Caring, click/tap here.

Breakthrough device heals organs with a single touch | Learn more about what researchers have discovered

Tuesday, August 15

Local leaders are cutting the ribbon on the newly redeveloped Baptist Manor | Learn more about the affordable senior housing here.

Monday, August 14

New research on Alzheimer’s focuses on isolating enzyme | Read with MIT scientists say here.

Sunday, August 13

Tips and tricks on how and where you can view the upcoming solar eclipse, here.

Friday, August 11

Learn more about Citizen Science Community Resources here.

Johnsonville’s Big Taste Grill makes a stop at the Erie County Fair | How you can help the food bank

Wednesday, August 9

Unique way to watch the solar eclipse | Click here to see the contest by Airbnb

Tuesday, August 8

Provide feedback to the NYS DOT about the 198 design  | Learn more 

More info on UP! Aerial Fitness can be found here.

Targeting kids and excessive screen time | Learn more about a new campaign from the U.K.

To register for the 2017 YMCA Turkey Trot starting at 11 a.m. | Click here.

Saturday, August 5

The Walk to Defeat ALS is raising money for critical research and support services for people with the fatal disease | Click here to donate.

Information on how you can get free eclipse viewing glasses. Click here.

Friday, August 4

Details about the Auto and Boat Show | Click here for hours and model information

The newest way to wed close to home | Information on Elope Niagara.

Thursday, August 3

Click here to donate to Ravi Bansal’s world flight 

To donate to abused animals at the Erie County SPCA, click/tap here.

Learn more about the Garden Walk and 14207 Day happening this weekend | Click here for details

Buffalo Firefighters will be collecting donations for the Spinal Muscular Atrophy Research Team through the Fill the Boot campaign from 7 a.m. until 9 a.m. at the following locations:

Oak & Genesee, Elm & Swan, Seneca & Bailey, Skyway & Church, Delaware & Hertel, Abbott & Red Jacket Pkwy, Niagara Street exit 190

Wednesday, August 2

The Niagara County Fair runs through Sunday | Click here for the full fair schedule.

Tuesday, August 1

Riverworks rockclimbing | Click here for more information

FDA Cigarette Proposal | Click here for more information

Monday, July 31

Click here to donate to Go Fund Me for residents displaced by suspected arson in Allentown 

Find information on the next HHW collection here.

Friday, July 28

For more information on the XEN Gel Stent, click/tap here.

To learn more about Ribfest and find out ticket information for the event click here.

Information on registering for Buffalo’s Most Amazing Race can be found here.

Money and happiness study | Click here for more information

Thursday, July 27

Shredd & Ragan invited News 4 into the 103.3 The Edge studio for Wake Up On The Radio | Click here to listen to the Edge live

Comedian Tom Green is preparing for shows at the Helium Comedy Club this weekend | Click here for ticket info.

Red light camera controversy | Click here to see what U.S. communities have the cameras.

Wednesday, July 26

Find out where you can park and get your tickets for Buffalo Bills training camp, here.

Amazon is hiring part-time Sortation Associates during a big hiring event August 2 | Click here for job description and to apply online.

Wake Up on the Radio: Listen live to the Morning Bull on 97Rock

Tuesday, July 25

GoFundMe page for Minnesota Drive-In: Click here

For more information on the Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Total Knee procedure, click/tap here.

Alternative Buffalo 107.7 and 104.7 is getting ready for its Birthday Show at RiverWorks on September 12 | Get ticket info here.

Discover Niagara Shuttle Tour | Learn more about it here.

To participate in UB concussion study call (716)-204-3200

Monday, July 24

For more information about the Centering Pregnancy program at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, call 716-278-4747 or click/tap here.

Sunday, July 23

If you know of a business or offer that sounds like an illegal scheme report it to the Better Business Bureau scam tracker here.

Friday, July 21

Apple working new way to discreetly call 911 | Learn more about it here.

Learn more about harmful blue green algae and where it has been seen this summer, here.

To learn more about the clinical research study, call 1-877-ASK-RPCI (1-877-275-7724) or send an e-mail to ASKRPCI@roswellpark.org. Additional details are available at ClinicalTrials.gov.

Thursday, July 20

Rolly Pollies is opening a new location in North Buffalo | Learn more about the kids’ gym here.

Wednesday, July 19

The Food Bank of WNY is asking you to Walk Off Hunger on Saturday, July 29 | Register here.

Tuesday, July 18

Volunteers needed for Tonawanda Coke Soil Study.

  • Interested applicants should contact Citizen Science Community Resources group at 716-873-6191 or katie@csresources.org
  • Deadline to sign up is Aug. 1

Family injured after being struck by pick-up identified | Click here to donate to the family’s Go Fund Me

Find ways to keep your kids safe online this Summer here.

The Genesee County Fair continues through Saturday | Click here for more information.

New long-term climate forecast predicts more dust storms in U.S. | Click here to read the research from Princeton and NOAA.

Monday, July 17

The Buffalo Zoo has launched its summer schedule |Click here to check it out

Wines in the Wild will be held at the Buffalo Zoo Wednesday evening | Click here to learn more and buy tickets

The Buffalo Zoo is still looking for your help to name the new Japanese Macaque | Vote here.

For more information on the Honda Accord Recall, click here.

Sunday, July 16

Local artist, Lauren Krafft, can be reached by clicking here.

Saturday, July 15

The island experience is coming to Buffalo’s waterfront. More information can be found here.

Friday, July 14

For enrollment information at Mary’s Little Lambs cal (716)725-0501

For ticket information to Cobblestone Live click here and to look at the festival’s lineup click here

For brides and others affected by the sudden closing of Alfred Angelo:

Buffalo Bridal Association:  www.buffalobridalassociation.com/

David’s Bridal Shop:  http://www.davidsbridal.com/Content_Bridal_alfredangelo

 Facebook page for customers of Alfred Angelo who are trying to get answers:  https://www.facebook.com/Alfred-Angelo-BridesBridesmaid-Dress-Swap-1201405819989093/

Thursday, July 13

Security information and schedule of events for Italian Fest | Click here for more information

Buffalo’s Most Amazing Race | Click here for more information

Wednesday, July 12

Hotel Henry in the old Richardson Olmsted Complex is holding its first Art Walk Thursday from 4-7 p.m. Free parking is available on the North side of the building near the main entrance to the hotel at the Corner of Rockwell Road & Cleveland Circle, Buffalo, NY 14213 | Click here for more information.

Monday, July 10

To support Buffalo Fire Lieutenant Jason Czora’s 1800 mile bike for the Stephen Siller Foundation, click/tap here.

Friday, July 7

Erie County’s guide for families considering nursing home care for loved ones can be found here. 

Restaurants at the Taste of Buffalo are required to offer a healthy menu option. Learn more about that here.

Click here for important information about STDs, testing, and resources in Erie County

Click here for more information on the Taste of Buffalo festival.

Child author Muskan Virk visits WNY. | Read more about her here.

Sign up for Buffalo’s newest tours, here.

Thursday, July 6

Get more information on Fly Buffalo NY here.

Click here for more information on the New York State DMV’s Defensive Driving Course.

Wednesday, July 5

Find a list of places where you can get rid of unwanted drugs here.

Buffalo Police post crime updates on NextDoorClick here

Tuesday, July 4

To learn more about the Child Care Resource Network, click here. 

Ravi Bansal flies around the world to raise money for MRI machine in rural India | MORE: Click here to track Ravi’s flight, or to donate to his cause. 

To learn more information about what is allowed to be brought into Canalside for the fireworks click here.

Monday, July 3

Those interested in being cast as an extra in Cold Brook must be at least 18 years old, and can email the production team at ColdBrookCasting@gmail.com with a recent self photo.

To learn more information and to donate to 11 Day Powerplay click here.

Taste of Buffalo — Click here for more information.

Saturday, July 1

Public pool information here

Friday, June 30

Large scale community solar project headed for Grand Island | MORE: Click here for information on Grand Island’s new Solar Law

For more information about the Buffalo International Film Festival | Click here

Thursday, June 29

For more information on John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital, including a live view of the “construction cam,” click/tap here.

Wednesday, June 28

Donations are needed to expand and maintain the Somali Bantu Community Garden in East Aurora | Click here for the GoFundMe page.

Tuesday, June 27 

For information about where and when you can legally buy fireworks in New York for July 4 | Click here

Monday, June 26

Group embarks on 5th Annual “Journey Along the Erie Canal” | Learn more about the “Our Ability” group here.

To learn more information and to donate to 11 Day Powerplay click here.

Saturday, June 24

To register and take part in the  “Human BuffaLove #4” at Canalside on SUnday click here. 

Friday, June 23

Find out if you can travel with certain items here or call the TSA at (866) 289-9673.

Stand Down event information  | Click here for information 

Thursday, June 22

Shakespeare in Delaware Park Schedule  | Click here for information 

Summer toy trouble? Group releases a warning list of potentially dangerous toys.

Wednesday, June 21

The Longest Day / Alzheimer’s Information | Click here for information about “The Longest Day” & Click here for information about the local Alzheimer’s Association

Tuesday, June 20

Get information on The Salvation Army’s Buffalo’s Most Amazing Race here.

Adoptable animals available at Niagara Co. SPCA | Click here for more information

The Erie County Health Department is offering another free concussion safety training sessions on June 26 at 7 p.m. | Click here to register

Monday, June 19

Lead study | Click here for more information

Friday, June 16

Tips on avoiding rats in your home and lawn | Click here.

Canalside Live rundown | Click here.

Wednesday, June 14

Looking for free dental care? East Aurora office offering “Dentistry from the Heart.” Friday, June 16. Doors open at 8:30AM; lines form early at Westermeier Martin Dental Care, 950 East Main Street | Learn more by clicking here.

Tuesday, June 13

Information about Juneteenth | Click here.

Monday, June 12

New Study: Staying up late on weekends may hurt your heart | Read more here.

Friday, June 9

#NORASTRONG: Info on how to become a bone marrow donor | Click here.

Tickets still available for WYRK presents for Taste of Country | More info here.

Neighborhood Health Center Open Interviews | More info here.

Thursday, June 8

Celebrating Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday at the Darwin Martin House  | Click here.

Wednesday, June 7

For more information about the Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center:   CALL 1-800-SATRUCK or  www.satruck,org

Catholic Health’s free car seat safety classes on first Saturday of each month | Click here.

New research highlights possibilities of color-changing tattoos | Learn more here.

To access the Strategic Financial Solutions application page | Click here 

Tuesday, June 6 

To access the Excelsior Scholarship application | Click here

To view Excelsior scholarship qualifications |  www.esd.ny.gov

Monday, June 5

For more information on the Maksym Giving Tree Foundation | Click here

Marking the second anniversary of the NY prison break | Click here to see our News 4 Special Coverage.

Friday, June 2

How to safely remove ticks | Click here for information from the Erie County Department of Health 

Thursday, June 1

File comments to FCC on ringless voicemail robocalls | here.

Thursday, June 1

Information for county lead poisoning prevention | Click here for more information

Wednesday, May 31

Get information on The Salvation Army’s Buffalo’s Most Amazing Race here.

Handshake-free zone | Click here for more information

How to donate and help out Tim Horton Children Foundation MORE | Click here to learn about the foundation

Tuesday, May 30

What’s In My Water? MORE | Click here to learn about the drinking water in your area

The family of Arthur Redrick started a GoFundMe page to help cover his funeral costs. | Donate here

Tour De Cure | More information here

Monday, May 29

Man walking from New Jersey to California to promote access to clean water | Click here to learn more about Mission Clean Water

Local church shelters immigrants seeking asylum | Click here to help Pilgrim St. Luke’s build showers & laundry for sanctuary guests

Friday, May 26

What’s going on at Canalside this summer | Click here to see the schedule of events

Wednesday, May 24

Special Report: Boats on the Border | Click here to the learn about jobs at the Office of Air and Marine

Group ranks best and worst sunscreens | Click here to read their top picks.

Alcohol and breast cancer study | Click here for more information

Tuesday, May 23

Rev. Pridgen starts newsletter for unsolved homicide cases. MORE | Click here to submit a story in the Unsolved Murders Newsletter

Report about adult kids | Click here for more information

Monday, May 22

For more information about the WNY Women’s Foundation’s “What She’s Made of” annual fundraising event, click/tap here.

Cell phone habits: overuse vs. moderation | Click here for more information

Friday, May 19

The Family Planning Center at 608 William St. in Buffalo is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Call (716) 858-2779 for more information.

Thomas the Tank Engine will be at the Medina Railroad Museum May 20-21 & May 27-28 | Click here for ticket information for a Day Out With Thomas

Thursday, May 18

GObike Buffalo is getting ready for Bike to Work Day and the SkyRide | Learn more here.

New study shows many of us don’t use sunscreen correctly | Read FAQ’s here.

Wednesday, May 17

DMV’s complaint form for driving school students who feel they’ve been ripped off | Access it here 

New study from Ontario ties teenage marijuana use to poor grades | Read a summary of the research here.

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month | Click here for more info about learning to ride at Motorcycle Safety School, Inc.

Tuesday, May 16

“Wicked” returns to Shea’s Buffalo Theatre May 17-June 4. Tickets are available online here, by calling 1-800-745-3000 and at the Shea’s Ticket Office at 650 Main Street.

Ear injury study | Click here for more information

Monday, May 15

WNYers are urged to write letters or cards for the Center for Elder Law & Justice’s Caring Cards Challenge | Click here for full details.

Friday, May 12

The World’s Largest Yard Sale is open 2 p.m.-8 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Fairgrounds in Hamburg | Click here for more info.

Mother’s Day dream come true | Click here for more information about the Dosches.

Thursday, May 11

Tips for parents on approaching “the drug talk” with kids | Click here

Erie County Narcotics Tipline | Call 716-858-7755 or submit a confidential tip online here.

New study shows some kids have “stress genes” | Read the research here.

FabUBus Mobile Spa offers a salon experience on wheels. | Learn more.

Wednesday, May 10

Life expectancy study | Click here for more information.

Tuesday, May 9

NYSERDA reps were providing information about the state’s rebate program for electric vehicles at the Ride-and-Drive event at the Niagara Falls State Park | Click here for details.

Monday, May 8

Health benefits of ice swimming? | Read why some are taking polar plunges on purpose.

Find more information on the GlassFest in Corning here.

What would you name Crayola’s New Blue? | Submit your name idea here.

Babies and screen time study | Click here for more information

Sunday, May 7

Learn more about the Lockport school teachers and students trip to Ghana here.

Thursday, May 3

Learn more about the Tuition-Free Degree Program here.

Find more on The Ride for Missing Children here.

The pros at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute share their skills with community members through classes open to the public | Learn more here.

Tuesday, May 2

Become an organ donor in New York State  | Click here

Monday, May 1

For more info on Invisible Fence Pet Oxygen Mask Donation Program, click/tap here.

Find more information on the Chautauqua Institution Amphitheater here.

Saturday, April 29

Donations needed for family that lost everything in suspicious Lackawanna fire | List of items needed and donation page here

Friday, April 28

A North Tonawanda couple is giving back to the community through the backyard game they invented | Click here to learn more about First-N-Ten.

The First-N-Ten tournament to benefit Carly’s Club will be June 2 | Full details are on the First-N-Ten Facebook page.

Toyota recall: 2016 and 2017 Tacomas | Get more here

Babies and Bumps: Event happening Saturday | Get more here 

Thursday, April 27

For more information on Every Bottom Covered, click/tap here.

Recruit NY looking for volunteer firefighters | See where you can go for an open house

Artificial womb study | Click here for more information

Tuesday, April 25

End of the semester sleep alert | Read the summary of new research warning about cognitive impact of “all nighters”

Rolly Pollies – Funtastic fitness for kids – Trial Class | More

Friday, April 21

Donations needed for urban farming greenhouse at WestSide Tilth | here

New research: ‘Phonics’ works to teach kids to read. | Click here to read a summary of the findings from the U.K.

Thursday, April 20

Elmwood Village Spring Clean-Up | here

Wednesday, April 19

Learn more about Dash Dog Running here.

To learn more about becoming involved with the Buffalo Rowing Scholastic Association, click here.

Tuesday, April 18

To donate to the Reszka family and help them get a service dog, click/tap here.

A Cheektowaga family is co-chairing a gala on Saturday, April 29, at the Statler in Buffalo to help find a cure for the rare metabolic disorder PKU. Click here and here for more event details, including information about how to buy tickets or making a donation. You can also contact Staci and Eddie Kasprzyk at 716.725.3212 or  ltlbuffalo2017@gmail.com

NYS Income Tax Assistance | Available from 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 518-457-5181

Fellowship for retirees | Click here

Monday, April 17

How to help Buffalo Peacemakers & Back to Basics Outreach Ministries | Click here

To learn how to volunteer to help build the Village of Hamburg community playground, click or tap here.

For more information on the Pups at the Pen program, click HERE

Tens of thousands of people are celebrating Dyngus Day in Buffalo | Click here for the full schedule and parade info

Saturday, April 15

Help name April the Giraffe’s new calf | Click here

What can you recycle? | Click Here for a List

Friday, April 14

Good Friday is the busiest day of the year at the Broadway Market in Buffalo | Click here for hours and a schedule of events.

Wednesday, April 12

Spectrum customers with complaints about rate hikes can call this number: 1-800-342-3377.

New forensic tests have investigators in Oregon believing a Jane Doe from a 1971 cold case may have ties to Western New York. Click here for details.

If you have any idea who the girl is, you are urged to call the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office at 1-541-474-5123, the Oregon State Medical Examiner 1-971-673-8300, or the The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children at 1-800-843-5678.

New study says kids often notice more things than adults | Read the research from the Ohio State University here.

Tuesday, April 11

Neighborhood meeting regarding proposed methadone clinic on Millersport Highway in Amherst

  • WHERE: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church at 4007 Main Street near Eggert
  • WHEN: Tuesday, April 11 at 7 p.m.
  • WHO: Hosted by Eggertsville Community Organization

Contact information for how to volunteer for WNY iCan Bike Camp:

  • Katie Cobell – (716) 817-7526
  • Email – wnyteachtoride@yahoo.com

The 3rd annual Stock the Storage Unit Collection for Buffalo’s Homeless and Less Fortunate continues through April 17 | Click here for details.

Distracted Driving: AAA releases new study. | Find out more HERE

Monday, April 10

Learn more about PAWS Advanced Imaging here.

Food Truck Tuesdays return to Larkin Square this week. | Click here for full details.

New study tracks what some call the “night owl” gene mutation | Read a summary of the research here.

Sunday, April 9

Donate to help Jami Masjid and Universal School build a new playground in Buffalo by clicking here

Set up an appoint for free tax preparation with the Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Buffalo at 712-2060. . Household income must be at or below $54,000. Appointments are available on Tuesdays in Lockport and on Wednesdays in Niagara Falls

8th Annual Prom Dress Drive |  Click here for details

Friday, April 7

A financial analyst and St. Bonaventure grad has tips on how to help young people save money and deal with debt. Buy her book here.

The Gus Macker 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament is coming back. Find information on registration here.

Habitat for Humanity Buffalo is taking part in the National Women Build Week | Click here to learn more about the program.

Monday, April 4

Addict 2 Addict helps connect those struggling with addiction to treatment | Click here.

The United Way of Buffalo and Erie County is collecting items for its annual Community Baby Shower through May 11. Click here for more info.

Monday, April 3

The SPCA Serving Erie County is closed for regular business this week as operations move to the new West Seneca site.

ANIMAL RESCUE / ANIMAL CRUELTY INVESTIGATION EMERGENCIES:

If you are experiencing a situation that requires emergency animal rescue or investigation in Erie County:

8:00 am – 4:00 pm: call 716-875-7360

4:00 pm – 12:00 am: call 716-827-1609

12:00 am – 8:00 am: please call your local police or animal control unit

VETERINARY EMERGENCIES:

If you have a veterinary emergency with your pet, please contact one of the following animal emergency clinics:

Grand Island Small Animal Hospital: 716-773-7645

Veterinary Emergency Clinic in Cheektowaga: 716-839-4043

Northtowns Veterinary Emergency Services in Tonawanda: 716-213-0283

Orchard Park Veterinary Medical Center: 716-662-6660

Caffeine calculator | Click here for more information

Friday, March 31

RESOURCES FOR OPIATE & HEROIN USERS:

  • Crisis Services 24 Hour Addiction HOTLINE 716-831-7077
  • Alba de Vida: 716-768-4040
  • CAO/DART: 716-884-9101
  • Sisters of Charity Hospital Pathways: 716-862-1330
  • Erie County Medical Center (Emergency Room): 716-898-3471
  • Horizon Health Services/Horizon Village: 716-831-1800
  • CLICK HERE FOR MORE

The Maid of the Mist is preparing to launch for the season Saturday | Click here for more information.

Thursday, March 30

Neighborhood Health Center Open Interviews | More info here.

Ford recalling some makes and models over fire hazard. | More info here.

Wednesday, March 29

Information on laser lip and tongue tie corrections can be found here.

City and state leaders are breaking ground for the new Explore & More Museum at Canalside | Click here and here for more information.

Medical Breakthrough: Researchers in Ohio use technologies to help man with quadriplegia move again. | Click here to read more about the research.

Tuesday, March 28

The Sound of Music opens at Shea’s Tuesday evening and runs through Sunday. Tickets are available at the Shea’s box office, through www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000

Information on the American Diabetes Association’s Rider Rally in Buffalo can be found here.

Find out where you can get free tax help here.

Monday, March 27

A Place for Cats: Click here to visit the Cattaraugus County shelter’s  Facebook page

  • “Rescue Kitten Meet & Greet” happening soon!

Food label study | Click here for more information

New research: Older moms may raise better-behaved kids. Read the study from Denmark.

Sunday, March 26

Information about the total solar eclipse found here.

Support group for WNY’ers suffering from Lyme Disease

Thursday, March 23

The Plantasia Garden and Landscape show website can be found here.

Doctor shortage report | Click here for more information

Wednesday, March 22

Alix Rice Peace Park: to buy a brick or get involved, click here.

Teen driver study | Click here for more information

Tuesday, March 21

Send public comments on new Buffalo train station location | BuffaloRail@City-Buffalo.com

Hundreds of local high school students are coming together for this year’s Model United Nations General Assembly | Click here for information.

Sleep apnea and stunted brain development study | Click here for more information

Monday, March 20

The Right to Die | CLICK HERE for more info on the Medical Aid in Dying Act & Oregon’s Death with Dignity Law

ARCHIVE | See links previously found on this page here.

Learn more about World Spine Outreach here.

Find out all you need to know about Local Restaurant Week here.

Sunday, March 19

April the Giraffe is expecting a calf! Animal Adventure Park has a live Giraffe Cam| Watch here. 

Friday, March 17

Local teen needs a kidney | Click here for information about how you can help

Mothertime Marketplace, the largest family consignment sale in WNY, is happening this weekend| Click here for more information

Vitamin D & pollution study | Click here for more information

Thursday, March 16

Larkin Square is hosting an Irish-American celebration on Friday | Click here for more on the Live at O’Larkin fun!

Tuesday, March 14

Memory study | Click here for more information

Monday, March 13

The Right to Die | CLICK HERE for more info on the Medical Aid in Dying Act & Oregon’s Death with Dignity Law

ARCHIVE | See links previously found on this page here.

Sunday, March 12 

NY State Comptroller’s Office has over $14.5 billion in unclaimed funds | Find out if you have unclaimed funds

If your income is $64,000 or less you can prepare and electronically file your own federal and state returns for free | Click here to find free tax assistance sites 

Friday, March 10

You can start applying today for the 4th year of the 43 North startup competition. | Find out how here.

New app says it’ll help protect you from workplace distractions | Learn more about “Nope” here.

Find more information on Tyler Wisler’s workshop at the Buffalo Home Show : More info here

Thursday, March 9

Neighborhood Health Center Open Interviews | More info here.

New studies reveal more deaths for heart failure patients in winter months | Read the research here.

Tuesday, March 7

The Roses from Angels book website can be found here.

Find more information on Sesame Street Live here.

Feeling lonely? Consider the amount of time you spend on social media. | Click here to read new research from the University of Pittsburgh

Make America Dinner Again | Click here for more information

Monday, March 6

NFTA Metro bus schedules changed on 17 routes this weekend. MORE | Click here for links to updated bus schedules.

Mercedes-Benz recalls nearly 345,000 cars. More Information | Click here.

Sunday, March 5

Buffalo Cycle Boats are coming to Buffalo. More Information | Click here.

Friday, March 3

Know your rights and responsibilities at the U.S. border. MORE | Click here for information from Customs and Border Protection

Find out where you can get a fish fry during Lent here.

New research: exercise is more important that weight loss, especially for seniors

Digital Personal Trainer | Click here for more information

The Buffalo Distilling Company opens to the public for tastings and tours in its new building in Larkinville this weekend. Learn more about the distillery and the grand opening on the Buffalo Distilling Company website, on Facebook, and on Instagram: bflodistilling

Thursday, March 2

What’s in your water? | Click here to sign up for New York’s new lead testing pilot program.

What’s in your water? | Click here to see our previous report addressing the most common water quality concerns.

Niagara Falls uses grant money to open up The Craft Kitchen and Bar. Information on the restaurant can be found here.

Facebook page.

Wednesday, March 1

Spread the Word to End the Word WNY’s Facebook page can be found here.

WNY Churches offering Ashes-To-Go Services – Click here for more information

Tuesday, February 28

New York’s Weather Experiment (Click here to see our Special Report) | Click here to visit the NY Mesonet Website

TIPS for how to spot fake news: http://wivb.com/2016/12/26/fighting-fake-news/ 

All season surfing information for the Great Lakes. Surf The Great Lakes | Click here

Chronic stress and your waistline | Read the new research from the UK

Monday, February 27

Click HERE to view live feed of April, the pregnant giraffe at the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, N.Y.

Common cold study | Click here for more information

Tuesday, February 28

All season surfing information for the Great Lakes. Surf The Great Lakes | Click here

Chronic stress and your waistline | Read the new research from the UK

Saturday, February 25

Gofundme for South Davis Elementary School Cleanup: https://www.gofundme.com/southdaviscleanup

Saturday, February 15

Find Girl Scout Cookies | Click here

Friday, February 24

Aquarium of Niagara Unveiling New Penguin Plans | Click here to see our prior coverage.

Western New York Boat Show | Click here for more information.

Thursday, February 23

Online doctor ratings study | Click here for more information

New York State Physician Profile | Click here for more information

Wednesday, February 22

Vote for the local Hobey Baker Award nominees! Click here to place your vote.

Tuesday, February 21

Public Meeting on Tecumseh Redevelopment Inc.(former Bethlehem Steel Corporation) site ground water clean-up is March 8, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lackawanna Senior Center at 230 Martin Road in Lackawanna. Click here for more information on the project. 

New report reveals whether ‘sitting’ increases chances of type-2 diabetes | Click here to learn more.

Preschoolers & nap study | Click here for more information

Monday, February 20

Are You Getting The Internet Speeds You’re Paying For? | Test your internet speed here

Friday, February 17

Country 106.5 WYRK is hosting a radiothon to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital | CALL 1-800-372-4999 | Click here to donate.

Click here to learn more about St. Jude and the work that team does.

Vitamin D study | Click here for more information

Gen X: The Time To Get Serious About Longevity Is Now | MORE HERE

Thursday, February 16

Researchers try to defy distance with new technology | Read about what’s being tested in Canada.

Wednesday, February 15

The Attorney General cautions all New Yorkers, government agents will never demand money over the phone, or in an email. The Attorney General’s Immigration Services Fraud Hotline is (866) 390-2992.

Noise study | Click here for more information

Monday, February 13

Oracle Charter School is accepting applications for Fall enrollment. Applications are available in person at 888 Delaware Ave. or online at oraclecharterschool.org. The application deadline is March 31.

MORE | An open house will be held at Oracle Charter School on Wednesday, February 15, from 4:30-7p.m.

Tax deductions | Click here for more information

Saturday, February 11

Valentine’s Day Adopt an Animal Event at the Buffalo Zoo, Click here for information.

Thursday, February 9

Border Patrol Hotline: Report suspicious activity in WNY by calling 1-800-331-0353

For more information about Sweet Jenny’s Ice Cream and Chocolate shop, click or tap here.

Wednesday, February 8

For more information about 5 Wits Buffalo, click or tap here.

New research focuses on driving dangers after concussions | Click here for more information.

Northern Access Pipeline project | Public Hearing Dates

Cyber bullying | What you can do 

Tuesday, February 7

Find information on the Keil Family Charity Concert & Fundraiser here.

E-cigarette “dripping” study | Click here for more information

Monday, February 6

UB Police are investigating a report of a sexual assault on campus. Anyone with information should call: 716-645-2222

MORE | Click here for safety tips and reporting information from the Violence Prevention Team on campus.

MORE | Click here for more on UB’s sexual violence prevention, awareness, and response programs.

Friday, February 3

Adoption STAR agency: 1-866-691-3300

Fast food packaging study | Click here for more information

Thursday, February 2

The New York Attorney General’s tips for getting the best internet service plan can be found here.

Wednesday, February 1

Scientist invents device to detect for the flu | Read more from the University of Texas here.

Monday, January 30

Find information on the Aviation Consumer Protection division of the U.S. Department of Transportation here.

Does a soda tax work? | Read the research from the American Journal of Public Health

Gender stereotype study | Click here for the link

Friday, January 27

Find more on the People Inc. Perfect Fit Program here.

Disney on Ice | Click here for ticket information

Thursday, January 26

Cervical cancer study: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cncr.30507/abstract;jsessionid=AE1131427538E6997970568914C59C04.f04t02?systemMessage=WOL+Usage+report+download+page+will+be+unavailable+on+Friday+27th+January+2017+at+23%3A00+GMT%2F+18%3A00+EST%2F+07%3A00+SGT+%28Saturday+28th+Jan+for+SGT%29++for+up+to+2+hours+due+to+essential+server+maintenance.+Apologies+for+the+inconvenience.

The Cheektowaga police surveillance camera registry can be found here.

Larkinville is gearing up for the 3rd annual Ice Festival on Saturday | Click here for the full list of Ice Festival programming

Pets and sibling study | Click here for more information

Wednesday, January 25

Click here to learn more about the 43 North and Uber Pitch event happening today.

Click here for more on the Scajaquada Corridor redesign. 

Tuesday, January 24

Click here to support the family of Aniyah Lewis, 14-year-old killed in Kensington Avenue crash

To support Allison Giomundo’s flexible seating classroom: http://www.gofundme.com/flexibleseatingGIOMUNDO

Monday, January 23

Local woman looks back at near-death experience

MORE | Ponzo’s book is called “The Girl I Was Then and the Woman I am Now.” A release date has yet to be determined.

Niagara Falls Police Dept. Traffic Division: call 716-286-4711 or 716-286-4565

Sunday, January 22

18 people displaced after 10-apartment building on Bailey Avenue goes up in flames | Donation information here

Friday, January 20

The Niagara Falls Detective Bureau can be reached at 716-286- 4553.

New research reveals excessive sitting ages women’s cells | Read the research here.

Wednesday, January 18

Harvard fruit and vegetable study | CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION  

Tuesday, January 17

Donations for Aiden Camacho are accepted here.

Monday, January 16

To volunteer with Meals on Wheels for WNY: https://mealsonwheelswny.org/

Targeting Tanning | Read more about the safety measures proposed by the FDA to regulate tanning beds.

Saturday, January 14

Quaker Up! Local all girl Lego league needs your support. | Donate Here

Thursday, January 12

Buffalo SafeCam | Click here to register

Tuesday, January 10

To donate to Ginny Fagard’s family: https://www.youcaring.com/ginnyfagard-694742

Slow Roll Buffalo looking for volunteers: More Information

Monday, January 9

How you can become an organ donor: www.unyts.org/checkyes

Saturday, January 7

Girl Scouts of Western New York | Click here to read the study

Find cookie booths girl scouts to purchase cookies from.

Friday, January 6

Dementia study | Click here to read the study

Researchers find ‘interlock’ devices can reduce fatal crashes involving alcohol | Read more about the new study from Johns Hopkins

Thursday, January 5

To donate to the Equi*Star “Let Them Ride” Campaign go to: http://www.equistartheranch.org/

Tuesday, January 3

Click here to support Shanna Mason’s Go Fund Me Page. Mason was shot and killed on New Year’s Day in Buffalo.

People Inc. Seniors Unlimited information can be found here.

Information on the Alzheimer’s Association Western New York Chapter can be found here.

Monday, January 2

95 Nutrition meal prep services | http://95nutrition.com/

More moms fighting depression as their kids become teenagers | Read the research published in the journal Developmental Psychology

New research tracks the impact of sugary, fatty foods | Read the research about food and memory.

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