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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

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 –

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.


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


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


  • 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

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 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 |

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.

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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: 

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:

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 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:;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:

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:

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:

Slow Roll Buffalo looking for volunteers: More Information

Monday, January 9

How you can become an organ donor:

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:

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 |

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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