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Autism Conference

Lessons from the Neurodiverse: Helping Individuals with Autism Help Themselves  On Saturday, October 14, 2017, Autism Services, Inc. and the Autism Society Western New York Chapter are pleased to present “Lessons from the Neurodiverse: Helping Individuals with Autism Help Themselves.”  The presenter is Dr. Laurence Sugarman, a research Professor and Director, Center for Applied  Psychophysiology a... »

Volunteer Fair at Amherst Senior Center

Volunteer Fair at Amherst Senior Center Amherst, New York – The Amherst Center for Senior Services will hold its annual Community Volunteer Fair on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 4:00 PM– 6:00 PM.  Over 100 organizations including cultural institutions, government agencies and non-profits have been invited to participate to share their volunteer opportunities. Whether you are an adult or senio... »

Healthy Neighborhoods Program Lockport

The Niagara County Department of Health Healthy Neighborhoods Program, a free indoor environmental health and safety program, is now available in Lockport. The NYS grant funded program has been in existence in Niagara County since the mid 1990s, but until recently, focused most of its attention in the city of Niagara Falls. In 2015 the program moved its services to serve other municipalities, to i... »

Mosquitos in Erie County Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Residents Reminded to Eliminate Standing Water Where Mosquitoes Breed  ERIE COUNTY, NY—West Nile Virus (“WNV”) has been identified in a mosquito pool in Erie County, in the Town of Amherst. The New York State Department of Health (“NYSDOH”) regularly conducts this testing and recently identified this case. In an effort to protect the public, the Town of Amherst, routinely conducts mosquito surveil... »

Ribbon Cutting to Commemorate Neighborhood Health Centers Newest Site in Blasdell NY

Western New York community leaders in health, local elected officials and surrounding community members joined Neighborhood Health Center staff, board members, patients and stakeholders for a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the official opening of the new 38,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art medical facility in Blasdell. The new medical center will significantly expand quality health services to the re... »

Building a Healthy Buffalo: A Community Panel and Open Dialogue

Save the Date! Saturday August 19, 9-11 AM at Hotel Henry New York State’s highest rate of cardiovascular disease is found in Erie County, and three out of five of the county’s residents will develop a chronic illness, such as diabetes or cancer, in their lifetime. While these numbers are discouraging, it is possible to move toward the goal of a healthier region by supporting walkable ... »

Trocaire College Launches Brewing, Distilling, and Fermentation Science Program

Trocaire College is pleased to announce its new Brewing, Distilling and Fermentation Science program, officially launching its first course on Sept. 20 under the Workforce Development arm of the college. The five-course program provides the knowledge and hands-on experience needed to enter into the ever-expanding and exciting industry of brewing, microbrewing, and distilling, with courses running ... »

Wheatfield Commons DePaul Now Hiring

Wheatfield Commons, A DePaul Senior Living Community is Hiring! Wheatfield Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in North Tonawanda, is holding a Job Fair from 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 15 and August 16! Positions available include LPNs, resident care assistants, medication technicians, cooks and more! Interviews will be held at the Wheatfield Commons sales office located... »

ECMC Dentistry Receives HRSA Grant

Erie County Medical Center Department of Dentistry Awarded U.S. Department of Health and Human Services HRSA Grant Five-year $763,626 Career Development Grant Allocated to Train Doctoral Dental Students to Treat Special Needs Patients; will help eliminate oral health disparities among the medically underserved special needs population in Western New York   BUFFALO, NEW YORK—ECMC Corporation today ... »

Roswell Park Best Hospital for Cancer

Roswell Park Named a U.S. News ‘Best Hospital’ For Cancer – Ranking 33 out of nearly 900 hospitals based on outcomes, patient safety, capabilities, reputation BUFFALO, N.Y. — Roswell Park Cancer Institute has been named a 2017–18 Best Hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. The Buffalo, N.Y., comprehensive cancer center was ranked by the news outlet as 33rd among nearly 900 canc... »

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