You can find links and information you heard about on News 4 on this page.
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
Monday, February 27
Common cold study | Click here for more information
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
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
Tuesday, January 24
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.
Friday, December 30
Wheatfield students launch anti-bullying campaign | Campaign page
Can you really ‘make up’ lost sleep | Read more from experts.
Thursday, December 29
Buffalo City Mission | Donation Page
Hatch Watch 2K16 | Bald Eagle Live Stream
Wednesday, December 28
For more information on new health insurance reforms to combat the opioid epidemic contact DFS at the agency’s toll-free hotline 800-342-3736 or http://www.dfs.gov
Tuesday, December 27
M.j. Mark’s website for fitness and nutrition tips: http://www.slaylikemj.com/
For more information on the Catholic Health Milk Bank Depots, visit www.chsbuffalo.org/milkdepot. Or you can contact the NY Milk Bank at 212-956-MILK (6455)
Monday, December 26
Defensor, Inc. website: http://defensor.weebly.com/
Tips to Avoid Fake News:
- URL: Some fake sights will develop a page that resembles a legitimate news source, but unless it’s a URL you recognize, steer clear.
- Photos: Are they visibly Photoshopped or manipulated?
- Sources: Are sources in the story backed up? Can you trace the information used to an original source?
- Does this seem crazy? Take a moment and consider what you’re reading. Does it make sense, does it follow logic? Are you finding this information confirmed by other legitimate news agencies?
How to avoid cell phone hacking | Advice from the Federal Trade Commission
Sunday, December 25
2017 Niagara Hospice Spring Bouquet Sale | MORE
Friday, December 23
Help baby Aiden: https://www.gofundme.com/please-help-aiden
Contact the DeKalb County Police at 404-286-7911 if you have any information on Orlando Price. Price wanted for death of his estranged wife, Buffalo native Jameca Price.
Adopt a Classroom: http://www.adoptaclassroom.org
Thursday, December 22
To make a donation to the O’Neil family, click/tap here.
The WNY Heroes website can be found here.
Wednesday, December 21
Western Union offers information to help consumers avoid ripoffs. | See more here
Tuesday, December 20
The Salvation Army needs your help to meet its goals for this year’s Red Kettle campaign.
Young cancer survivor helps collect Christmas cards
If you would like to send a card to Baylee, the address is PO Box 347332, Parma, OH 44134
Monday, December 19
Link to Buffalo diaper bank ‘Every Bottom Covered’ http://www.everybottomcovered.org
Link to more information about Kelly’s Hollywood documentary film: http://www.kellyshollywood.com
Saturday, December 17
Local site rates venues on accessibility
Friday, December 16
Happening: With winter’s arrival comes big boost to visitors at Canalside | More
Thursday, December 15
Mortality study | Learn more here
Wednesday, December 14
ImagineWe LLC | Learn more here
Teen substance abuse declines; marijuana use remains steady. | Read the annual report from the NIH.
Tuesday, December 13
Pay it Forward Charitable Organization of WNY | See their Facebook page here
Home 4 the Holidays – Help finding the perfect holiday gift | Click here
Saturday, December 10
Donate toys or volunteer with Boxes of Love | Click here
Friday, December 9
Protecting your food | Read advice and tips from the CDC here.
Thursday, December 8
Tax information on New York’s website can be found here and those wishing to call for more information can call this number: 1-518-457-2036.
Wednesday, December 7
New study reveals ‘one cigarette’ a day is dangerous | Read more from the National Cancer Institute
Jamestown Schools water lead testing | See the results
Tuesday, December 6
Click here to donate to Nick Heilig’s medical fund. The Cheektowaga man is raising money for a wheelchair access ramp to his home.
Internet speed test for Erie County | Click here
Monday, December 5
Community collecting pillows for those in need | Click here to find out where/when you can drop off donations
Report scams to the U.S. Department of Justice | Click/tap here for information on how to do this.
Track the latest scams in real-time with the Better Business Bureau.
“Drink plenty of fluids” — just not too much! | Read new research from the UK about water intake.
Friday, December 2
Vision study | Click here for more information
The 5th annual Holiday Live at Larkin will be held Friday evening from 5-8 at Larkin Square, 745 Seneca Street, Buffalo.
Thursday, December 1
What do you think of new development plans for 201 Ellicott in Buffalo? Click here to send in comments.
Buy a CleanSlate UV HERE.
Lackawanna residents interested in having their home’s interior cleaned following massive fire should call Great Lakes Industrial at 716-207-8685
WANTED: Orlando Price. If you see or know anything about this man, please contact the DeKalb County FUGITIVE TIP LINE 1-866-788-7646
If you or anyone you know is a victim of domestic violence, help is available. Contact the Family Justice Center at 716-558-7233
Sports and longevity study | Click here for more information
Tuesday, November 29
Community members are coming together to give back and support the Community Missions programs this Giving Tuesday.
Monday, November 28
Scientifics Direct, a Tonawanda-based e-commerce company, is offering an extra special deal on its STEM toys and gifts this Cyber week.
FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $50 | Use the promo code WIVB at checkout
Saturday, November 26
Black Iron Bystro Thanksgiving leftover recipes| Click here for recipes
Friday, November 25
Small Business Saturday – Participating shops | Click here to find out more
Wednesday, November 23
Headed Home 4 the Holidays? Check for delays | BNIA
Community collects donations to help refugees furnish their homes | Contact Akram Shibly at email@example.com
Tuesday, November 22
Report by the New York State School Boards Association on the importance of background checks for school bus drivers | Click/tap here for more.
NYS Dept. of Labor requirements for driving a bus | More here.
NYS Department of Motor Vehicles Guide to Bus Drivers Regulaltions | More here.
Police seeing increase in car accidents in parking lots
The Salvation Army needs volunteers to ring bells for this year’s Red Kettle campaign.
Saturday, November 19
Hours of Operation and Information on Gingerbread Wonderland. Click here.
Friday, November 18
NYS hunting rules | Find out more here.
Study shows women who delay childbirth may live longer | Read the research here.
Thursday, November 17
New booster seat ratings released | Read the new ratings here
New research looks into how our brains change as we age | Read the study here.
Tuesday, November 15
You can apply for a Habitat for Humanity home.
MORE | Click here for details.
WNY man loses leg while saving others during Hurricane Matthew
MORE | Click here to support Officer Godfrey’s Go Fund Me
More information on Corrie Anderson can be found here.
Monday, November 14
New research links active marijuana use with a weakened heart | Read the summary of research presented to American Heart Association.
Friday, November 11
Metallic flags are becoming a popular item after a metal crafting business decided to start posting their handiwork on their Facebook Page
Friday, November 11
The FBI is actively recruiting to fill hundreds of Special Agent and Intelligence Analyst positions. Start the application process here.
The Battle Saint project is helping build PTSD and TBI treatment centers on military bases across the country by raising money through the sale of bracelets, scarves, and other items.
Thursday, November 10
Anyone looking for sanctuary for their pets during the Lackawanna fire have an option. | Information on Destiny’s Road Animal Rescue can be found here.
Those who wish to send cards to Mary Teresa can send them to this address:
Mary Teresa Comerate
Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo,
219 Bryant St, Buffalo NY 14222
OR call Renee Leatherman 716-579-3186
New pregnancy guidelines from the World Health Organization | Read them here.
Wednesday, November 9
Zika antibody study | More information here
Monday, November 7
A global campaign raises awareness of rare diseases. | See the Uncommon Strength website here.
Curious Cookies is making something special this election season. | Find out more about their Trump and Clinton cookies here.
Before you head to the polls, you can look up your polling site information
Membership Information on the Buffalo Museum of Science.
MORE | Learn more here.
Friday, November 4
Destiny Constantin’s gofundme account to remodel home to make it wheelchair accessible: https://www.gofundme.com/destinys-medical-fund?rcid=9e21ded2a1eb11e6b710bc764e05b494.It
To make a donation to Shaffer Village Development for the holidays, contact: Angel Acevevo, 716-948-8970
Thursday, November 3
How to get tickets for Ken Baker’s movie premiere at North Park Theatre.
MORE | Learn how here.
Coats are being collected for the Coats for Kids program.
Mrs. Warren’s Profession
Shea’s 710 Theater
November 3-13 | Click here for ticket information
Veterans Community Conversation
Thursday, November 3rd
Connecticut Street Armory
184 Connecticut Street, Buffalo, N.Y.
Free and open to the public
Wednesday, November 2
UB Researchers ask Erie & Niagara County residents to sign up for flu survey.
New study: take away kids’ cell phones, tablets 90 minutes before bedtime | Research from King’s College London.
Tuesday, November 1
Winning Smiles Pediatric Dentistry is holding their Annual Halloween Candy Buyback. Locations can be found below:
- 3476 Sheridan Drive, Amherst
- 3364 Southwestern Boulevard, Orchard Park
The Community Music School of Buffalo is planning major renovations for its Elmwood Avenue building to better serve the community.
Career/life span study | More information here.
Monday, October 31
Officials across our area are offering advice to make sure everyone has a safe and happy Halloween night.
Friday, October 28
New University of Pennsylvania study into exercise behaviors | Read the research here.
Thursday, October 27
Stewart Copeland will perform with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.
Wednesday, October 26
The Coffee family is working to adopt a fourth special needs child.
Ghosts at The Allendale
MORE | Find more information here.
Tuesday, October 25
New study from U.K. finds female drivers more likely to get angry behind the wheel | Read the research released by Hyundai Motors.
Amherst Nursery School
MORE | Find PayPal here.
Monday, October 24
Chris Rucker GoFundMe site
MORE | See how you can donate here.
Friday, October 21
Local family creates bucket list for terminally ill dad
Rebuilding Warriors provides highly trained and socialized Service/Companion Dogs to Veterans.
What: 11th annual Mothertime Marketplace Sale
Where: Xtra Bases Training Center, 4271 Lake Avenue, Blasdell
When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 21st-23rd
Time: Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (half off sale)
When is the best time of day to workout? | MORE | New study says muscles have circadian clocks.
New study says exercise may help patients dealing with cognition issues | Click here for more information
MORE | See their website here.
Thursday, October 20
A Mighty Girl’s Halloween Costume Guide showcases the best in girl-empowering costumes for all ages.
MORE | See their website here.
The Aquarium of Niagara needs help raising millions of dollars to keep the Humboldt Penguin population here.
Wednesday, October 19
Toddler in critical condition after allegedly falling down the stairs
New study ranks NY #1 in the nation for energy efficiency | Read the new WalletHub ranking here.
McCormick recalling Original Taco Seasoning Mix 24oz | More information
National Teen Driver Safety Week | More information here
Win a night in Dracula’s Castle | Enter here
Monday, October 17
Alternative & Complementary Cancer Treatments | Click here for details.
New study: Weight loss leads to appetite gains
Sunday, October 16
Local Restaurant Week WNY | Click here for details.
Tuesday, October 11
Old Fort Niagara | Click/tap here to learn more.
KeyBank online banking log in instructions | Click here for details.
Monday, October 10
NYS Attorney General’s Charities Bureau | Click/tap here for more.
BBB Wise Giving Alliance | Click/tap here for more.
Friday, October 7
Find out more about Finding Neverland on Shea’s website.
MORE | See more here.
Canalside is hosting Fall Fest this weekend.
New research: Early marijuana use could impact brain function, IQ | Read the summary here.
Thursday, October 6
Non-profit providing relief in Haiti has local ties
MORE | Click here to donate
How can you help those affected by Hurricane Matthew?
MORE | Find out more here.
Paralyzing illness the CDC is investigating | More information here.
Wednesday, October 5
Dining Out for Life
Tuesday, October 4
County Hall shines purple for Domestic Violence Awareness month
MORE | If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence call 716-858-4630. You can also call the 24-hour domestic violence hotline for Erie County at 716-862-4357.
WNY Coalition for the Homeless
New York State proposed domestic violence registry | Read the text of the bill here.
Influenza (Flu) Information | Erie County Department of Heath
Flu Basics – Common Questions and Need to Know Information | CDC
Country singer Matt Stillwell | More
Monday, October 3
The number of air rage incidents on planes has increased. | More information here.
Friday, September 30
National Fuel Northern Access Pipeline Project | Find more information here.
Thursday, September 29
What should be called a healthy food? The FDA wants your input. | Offer comments here.
Samsung Top Load Washers could cause injuries and damage.
Tuesday, September 27
Veterans Crisis Line
New WalletHub analysis reveals best, worst states for teachers | Read their findings here.
Sunday, September 25
Cambria Corn Maze has political themed maze this year.
Saturday, September 24
Hospice Dash and Mighty Niagara Half Marathon raise money for end of life care.
Friday, September 23
The Western & Central New York Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Frightworld is open to the public.
Thursday, September 22
The 22nd annual Make-A-Wish Radio-thon is underway in the 97 Rock studios.
CALL | (716)644-9797 to make a song request in exchange for a donation to Make-A-Wish
CALL | (716)888-9797 to bid on an auction item
Wednesday, September 21
How to sign up for ECWA alerts
MORE | Click here to sign up.
Lloyd is in a breakfast battle, using a bread pudding recipe to try and win.
New study tracks benefits of nicotine | Read the research from Texas A&M here.
State Education Department releases new draft ELA and Math standards.
Tuesday, September 20
Peace Bridge air quality study finds conditions meet federal standards
MORE | 2016 Peace Bridge Study
Beer Week kicks off Thursday.
MORE | Click here for schedule
Kellogg recalls 10,000 cases of whole wheat Eggo Waffles.
MORE | What you should know
Monday, September 19
Study tracks internet addictions | Read the new research here.
97 Rock Radio-Thon for Make-A-Wish
MORE | 97 Rock Buffalo
Friday, September 16
New personality test shows 30% of people are ‘envious.’ | Read the research from Spain.
The Williamsville School District is celebrating the grand opening of the revamped athletic complex at North High School, with more major improvements on the way for the other high schools soon.
Find out where the leaves are already changing color in WNY.
Tuesday, September 13
Rallycar stunt video shot in WNY.
MORE | Click here to view the video
AG Schneiderman announces new public website for digital archives relating to the 1971 Attica riot
MORE | Click here to view the site
Women of Distinction – Girl Scouts of Western New York
MORE | GSWNY
Monday, September 12
Buffalo United Charter School students are getting empowering life-lessons as part of an anti-bullying program.
Buffalo National Career Fair Registration | here.
New UK Study: Exercise can cut chances of alcohol-related diseases.
‘Five second rule’ shouldn’t apply to food | Read new research from Rutgers University.
Saturday, September 10
Adventurer sets out on world record road trip.
MORE |Help Mikah Meyer complete his journey to 413 National Parks | here.
Friday, September 9
“Presidents in Buffalo” exhibit – Free, 7 days-a-week, 9a-5p, Margaret L. Wendt Resource Center (Forest Lawn Cemetery)
MORE | Find more information on the exhibit here.
WNY Light the Night Walk, September 23 at Delaware Park Registration information here.
Williamsville North Planetarium
Thursday, September 8
There are resources to help veterans contemplating suicide.
Wednesday, September 7
Tips for ITT Tech students looking for loan relief
Tuesday, September 6
Researchers say Instagram photos can reveal depression | Read the study here.
International Institute looks for landlords to rent to refugees | Read the study here.
Monday, September 5
Study: Laser pointers can cause serious damage to eyes | Read more here.
Cornell researchers find music can make workers more cooperative | Read more here.
Thursday, September 1
Travelers are bracing for delays as Florida braces for a potential hurricane.
Breast milk sugars can prevent deadly staph infections in babies.
MORE | See the study here.
Wednesday, August 31
Food Bank WNY
MORE | Find more information here.
International Overdose Awareness Day Program:
Erie County Emergency Services Training and Operations Center
3359 Broadway, Cheektowaga
Tuesday, August 30
Demolition begins at historic Chautauqua Amphitheater.
Monday, August 29
Sitting in traffic jams can harm your health.
MORE | See more here.
FAA UAS/UAV/Drone regulations.
Buffalo United Charter School students were welcomed back to school by heroes from across the community.
MORE | To learn more about volunteering to mentor BUCS students, call (716) 835-9862.
Music and arts event happening this weekend in Lancaster
MORE | When and where
Sunday, August 27
Undergrounds Coffee House and Roastery holds grand opening
Friday, August 26
Researchers: Productivity, brain function decline after a 25 hour work week
MORE | Read the research from Australia.
Thursday, August 25
Ford recalls more than 80,000 cars.
MORE | Ford Recalls
Study: Happiness improves as we age
Wednesday, August 24
Kids in the Kitchen classes are giving local children hands-on lessons on valuable life skills.
Tuesday, August 23
DOH publishes medical marijuana progress report.
Divorce is seasonal, and it peaks following family vacations.
SEASONAL DIVORCE| Learn more here.
Saturday, August 20
Buff City Hoops Tournament
Saturday, Aug, 20
10a.m. – 6p.m.
Kids 8 – 18-years-old can participate for free
Registered participants will get a free jersey, food, and beverage
Friday, August 19
Erie County rabies clinics and programs.
The American Red Cross urgently needs donors to give blood in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a critical blood shortage.
Thursday, August 18
Erie County seeing a decline in reported domestic violence incidents
Wednesday, August 17
Restoration efforts continue on the SS Columbia at Silo City, even as the historic steamship prepares to host events.
Wednesday, August 17
Environmental groups sue to stop shipments of nuclear waste through WNY.
Researchers say our easy (and constant access) to the internet has had a profound effect on how we think and problem-solve. Researchers call it “Cognitive Offloading.”
Tuesday, August 16
Want to know what your kids need for school this year?
Background: Today’s men are not nearly as strong as their dads were, researchers say.
MORE | See why here.
Monday, August 15
Information for the Attorney General’s Consumer Frauds Bureau
Music is Art Festival Fundraiser on August 18th
MORE | Click here to buy tickets
A new study looks into college kids taking ADHD medicine without a prescription.
MORE | Learn more here.
Sunday, August 14
Bailey Fights Blight
MORE | Click here to get involved
Friday, August 12
NYSP College Sex Assault Victim Resources
MORE | Find the resources here.
Study: How ‘social’ is social media?
MORE | Read new research here.
Thursday, August 11
Elderly people eat less because their bodies produce more of the “feeling full” hormone.
MORE | See the study here.
New pill could help those with asthma | Read the research here.
5-year old grows veggies to help her brother with rare kidney disease
MORE | The Kidney Project
Local urban farmers beating the drought
One in five is discharged from the hospital with poor vitals.
MORE | See the research here.
Tuesday, August 10
Tuesday, August 9
Local woman bikes 250 miles for human trafficking awareness
MORE | Click here to donate
Research shows that single people are actually more fulfilled in certain areas of their lives than their partnered-off friends.
MORE | See the study here.
Monday, August 8
Tips from the Erie County Health Department on how to deter rats and rodents from infesting your property.
MORE | Click here for information.
Delta was forced to ground all of its departing flights for part of Monday morning because of a computer issue.
Saturday, August 6
Man Who Received Bride’s Heart Walks Her Down Aisle
MORE | Find story here
Thursday, August 4
Ford recalls more than 800,000 vehicles
Wednesday, August 3
North Tonawanda firefighter loses home to fire after receiving racist threat
MORE | GoFundMe Page
A new way you can cool down in the heat this summer!
Having tonsils removed does not make a woman less fertile; It actually has the opposite effect!
MORE | See the study here.
Free safety seat and car check in Buffalo.
MORE | Event details.
Niagara County Fair begins Wednesday.
Tuesday, August 2
VA suicide prevention programs for Veterans.
MORE | Find more information.
There are nutritional benefits to eating insects — but how willing are people to do it? And are there any risks?
MORE | See the study here.
Monday, August 1
Forgeify is a Buffalo-based 3D printing and 3D design company.
Columbia researchers found a biological explanation for wheat sensitivity.
MORE | See their reasoning here.
Sunday, July 31
U.S. Border Patrol Citizens Academy
MORE | Learn how to sign up here
Friday, July 29
Pokemon Go Pub Crawl in Buffalo
MORE | Sign up here
The Colored Musicians Club presents the 11th Annual Queen City Music Festival on July 29-30, 2016
Location: On Michigan Street between Broadway and William Street, next to the Colored Musicians Club, 145 Broadway, Buffalo
Thursday, July 28
First field trial supports removing transgender diagnosis from mental disorders chapter within WHO classification.
MORE | Find more information here.
Wednesday, July 27
Fun and educational summer camp offered in Western New York
Doctors made a push to stop women from being induced before 39 weeks of pregnancy.
Monday, July 25
Major improvements are on the way for all three Williamsville High Schools’ athletic fields, beginning with construction at North now.
Do people who quit smoking drink more?
MORE | Find out here.
Thursday, July 21
Concerned about your water? | Click here to see our report from News 4 Investigates.
These are private testing options you may consider.
Reddy Bikeshare hits Buffalo.
Wednesday, July 20
Western New York experienced a massive water outage on Wednesday night.
WildPlay new MistRider zip line is now open on the Canadian side of the Falls. | MORE: Click here for details and to book online. (Remember, the prices are listed in Canadian dollars.)
Monday, July 18
New research: vaping may ‘help’ public health. Read more here.
Saturday, July 16
Local family tries to bring son home from Turkey | MORE: firstname.lastname@example.org
Much of WNY remains in a severe drought | MORE: Tips to help reduce water usage.
Friday, July 15
State Senator files bill to correct NY Fire Hydrant Hazard | MORE: Read his legislation here.
CDC report reveals who is more likely to smoke | MORE: Read their research here.
Thursday, July 14
Some believe that not all residents of Rolling Hills Asylum have left…
The Ice Cream Dude is teaching lessons through the sharing of tasty treats.
The Polish American Festival of WNY starts Thursday!
MORE | Polish-American Festival
Starting Thursday, a strip of Hertel Avenue will be transformed into a 4-day celebration of Italian food, music and culture.
Wednesday, July 13
Water Safety Basics
New research: kids who suck thumbs or bite nails may have fewer allergies when they grow up. || LEARN MORE.
Tuesday, July 12
Saturday and Sunday, July 9th & 10th
Road closures for the Taste of Buffalo.
MORE | Closed Roads
Thursday, July 7
New study about drinking in college
MORE | Drunkorexia
Free mini golf at Larkin Square
MORE | Larkin Links!
A view of the Niagara River like you’ve never seen before.
Wednesday, July 6
Hundreds of thousands of hoverboards are being recalled.
MORE | See what made the list here.
Air Quality Alert
Tuesday, July 5
2016 Taste of Buffalo
MORE | The Taste of Buffalo
New company offers mystery vacations | Learn more here.
New research questions safety of E-Cigs | Read the journal article here.
Monday, July 4
Celebrations continue for Independence Day across Western New York.
Sunday, July 3
Report concern/complaint about road/highway to NY DOT.
Friday, July 1
Where to watch fireworks in WNY
4 Things to Know || FDA Issues new warning about eating cookie dough.
-Do not eat any raw cookie dough, cake mix, batter, or any other raw dough or batter product that is supposed to be cooked or baked.
-Follow package directions for cooking products containing flour at proper temperatures and for specified times.
-Wash hands, work surfaces, and utensils thoroughly after contact with flour and raw dough products.
-Keep raw foods separate from other foods while preparing them to prevent any contamination that may be present from spreading. Be aware that flour may spread easily due to its powdery nature.