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Tonawandas

Schumer seeks to Fast Track Cleanup of WNY Radioactive Dumpsites

Schumer seeks to Fast Track Cleanup of WNY Radioactive DumpsitesTonawanda landfill was disposal site for waste from Manhattan Project in the 1940s
  • Tonawandas
  • 3 weeks ago
Tonawandas

Schumer seeks Fast Track Cleanup of WNY Radioactive Dumps

Schumer seeks Fast Track Cleanup of WNY Radioactive DumpsTonawanda landfill was disposal site for waste from Manhattan Project in the 1940s
  • Tonawandas
  • 3 weeks ago
Health

Erie County Flu Rate Doubles

Erie County Flu Rate DoublesThe Erie County Health Department says reports of the flu have risen 127% in the past two weeks.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Local

Buffalo Bills Great Steve Christie Discusses His Battle With Cancer

Buffalo Bills Great Steve Christie Discusses His Battle With CancerTeam's career scoring leader urging others that if something doesn't seem right, to see their doctors right away.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

NY declares flu as prevalent, bolsters precautions

NY declares flu as prevalent, bolsters precautionsThe state Department of Health today declared influenza prevalent in New York
  • Health
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Orchard Park

Fundraiser For Single Mom With Inoperable Brain Cancer

Fundraiser For Single Mom With Inoperable Brain CancerElizabeth Diamond, 39, will not let fear and doubt creep in. “I’m going to fight this to the very end and I visualize my victory."
  • Orchard Park
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

Roswell Park working with new cancer testing tool

Roswell Park working with new cancer testing toolDoctors at Roswell Park Cancer Institute are working with a new tool designed to detect the specific type of cancer a patient may have.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Life

Love Can Mend A Broken Heart. Even Two.

Love Can Mend A Broken Heart. Even Two.Cheektowaga couple met and fell in love after undergoing heart transplants
  • Life
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
People

Family hears son's heartbeat in another man's chest

Family hears son's heartbeat in another man's chestFamily hears son's heartbeat in another man's chest
  • People
  • 2 months ago
Health

NY health exchange ready for year 2

NY health exchange ready for year 2The director of New York's health care exchange offered optimistic predictions
  • Health
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

Rochester getting the lead out

Rochester getting the lead outRochester used to have a lead problem at least as bad as Buffalo's.
  • Health
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

Buffalo is 'ground zero' for lead poisoning

Buffalo is 'ground zero' for lead poisoningYoung children in Erie County, mostly from Buffalo's inner city, are testing positive for lead poisoning at more than triple the state average.
  • Health
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

3-year-old can't get flu shot because of state law

3-year-old can't get flu shot because of state lawA Western New York mother is having trouble getting a flu shot for her three-year-old daughter because of a state law
  • Health
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Health

Rochester Diocese bans priest travel to West Africa

Rochester Diocese bans priest travel to West AfricaThe Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester has banned priests from traveling to West Africa, the epicenter of the outbreak.
  • Health
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Sacred Heart Students Donate Hair To Honor Teacher

Sacred Heart Students Donate Hair To Honor TeacherLocks will be used to make wigs for women who lose theirs due to cancer treatements.
  • Local
  • 3 months ago
Health

Buffalo Dr. Back From West Africa Resumes Seeing Patients

Buffalo Dr. Back From West Africa Resumes Seeing PatientsDr. Myron Glick says most patients unafraid, but confirms at least one expressed second thoughts about seeing him
  • Health
  • 3 months ago
Health

Buffalo Dr. Back From West Africa Resumes Seeing Patients

Buffalo Dr. Back From West Africa Resumes Seeing PatientsDr. Myron Glick says most patients unafraid, but confirms at least one expressed second thoughts about seeing him
  • Health
  • 3 months ago
Health

Erie County Officials Discuss Local Ebola Plans

Erie County Officials Discuss Local Ebola PlansErie County Officials Discuss Local Ebola Plans
  • Health
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Health

CPR in schools bill becomes law

CPR in schools bill becomes lawHigh-school students will need to be trained in CPR and learn how the use of automated defibrillators under legislation signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
  • Health
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Health

NY to issue Ebola directive to hospitals

NY to issue Ebola directive to hospitalsNYSDOH said it's helping hospitals obtain protective gear in case of an Ebola outbreak
  • Health
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Health

Batavia officials hold meeting about Cloud 9

Batavia officials hold meeting about Cloud 9School and police officials in Batavia held a meeting with parents Wednesday night about a synthetic drug
  • Health
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Health

Canadian Ebola vaccine to begin testing

Canadian Ebola vaccine to begin testingAn experimental Canadian-made Ebola vaccine that has shown promise in tests on primates is beginning clinical trials on humans in the U.S.
  • Health
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

Local Hospitals Have Drilled For Ebola

Local Hospitals Have Drilled For EbolaExpect more direction from CDC in coming days
  • Health
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

Local Hospitals Have Drilled For Ebola

Local Hospitals Have Drilled For EbolaExpect more direction from CDC in coming days
  • Health
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

Dallas hospital diagnoses first patient with Ebola

Dallas hospital diagnoses first patient with EbolaThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the first case of Ebola in a critically ill patient diagnosed in a U.S. hospital
  • Health
  • 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Politics

Cuomo administration looks for marijuana waiver

Cuomo administration looks for marijuana waiverGov. Andrew Cuomo's administration is seeking a federal waiver to import medical marijuana from other states for children suffering from severe forms of epilepsy.
  • Politics
  • 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Health

Local samples sent to state for Enterovirus testing

Local samples sent to state for Enterovirus testingSamples from several local hospitals have been sent to the New York State Department of Health
  • Health
  • 4 months, 1 week ago