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Ralph Wilson Foundation makes gift to 'Girls In Sports'


AMHERST, NY - As school districts strapped for cash continue to cut extracurricular activities, fewer kids have the opportunity to participate in sports before high school.

One program in Western New York aims to make sure young girls get exposure to athletics and a big donation from the Ralph Wilson Jr. Foundation will keep the program around for a long time to come.

Channel 2's Erica Brecher has the story.


Dog Ears Book-signing Event to Feature Author Greg Parkes

Dog Ears Book-signing Event to Feature Author Greg Parkes

 

Greg Parkes, author of  “A Most Civil War,” will visit Dog Ears Bookstore & Café at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, for a book-signing event. Dog Ears Bookstore is located at 688 Abbott Road, Buffalo.

Noted Expert to Reflect on Legacy of Nuremberg Trials at Daemen Lecture

Noted Expert to Reflect on Legacy of Nuremberg Trials at Daemen Lecture

The 70th anniversary of the Nuremberg trials will be commemorated with a special lecture by renowned legal scholar John Q. Barrett, scheduled for 7 p.m. Oct 21 in the Daemen College Wick Campus Center Social Room.

“The 70th Anniversary of the Nuremberg Trials: What Happened Then and Why It Matters Now” will be addressed by Barrett, a noted expert on Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson, the chief prosecutor of Nazi war criminals in Germany. The Daemen Paralegal Studies Speaker Series lecture is free and open to the public.

Fifty years after Jackson’s death, Barrett discovered and edited Jackson’s now acclaimed memoir, “That Man: An Insider’s Portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt.” Barrett, a professor of law at St. John’s University, is currently writing a biography on Jackson, a Western New York native who is considered one of most revered lawyers in U.S. history.

M.E.D.X Introduces Highly Secure Patient Health Information Communications System

M.E.D.X Introduces Highly Secure Patient Health Information Communications System

 

Western New York-based Mobile Encrypted Data Xchange (M.E.D.X) recently launched a HIPAA-compliant mobile app serving the healthcare industry. The product utilizes the latest advances in technical securities, encryption and device safeguards to ensure the highest levels of security while enhancing clinical decision-making and workflows within the healthcare system. 

WNY Civic Hackathon Powered By AT&T Set To Address Community Issues Through Technology

WNY Civic Hackathon Powered By AT&T Set To Address Community Issues Through Technology

AT&T, United Way of Buffalo & Erie County, University at Buffalo, dig Buffalo, InfoTech WNY and Buffalo Open Data partner to host a civic hackathon challenging teams to create innovative software and/or hardware solutions that will serve the community

 WNY Civic Hackathon powered by AT&T, the first ever daylong hackathon dedicated to solving local civic issues in the region, will challenge teams to face off to deliver the best civic technological solution in a 13 hour period for the following local issues; Housing/Property Blight, Transportation, and Advocacy/Public Policy. Cash prizes totaling $3,500 will be awarded, with a grand prize of $2,000, followed by a second place prize of $1,000 and $500 for third place. 

Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino Opens Two New Retail Stores

Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino Opens Two New Retail Stores

New 8 Clans, Swarovski stores expand shopping experience along resort’s West Concourse

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. – Celebration was in the air at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino this morning, as officials from Seneca Gaming Corporation marked the grand opening of two new retail outlets along the resort’s West Concourse.

New Weber’s Three-pack to Aid Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research

New Weber’s Three-pack to Aid Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research

 

Buffalo-based Heintz & Weber Co., Inc., makers of the top-selling mustard in Western New York, today introduced a new three-pack of assorted condiments including Weber’s famous Horseradish Mustard, Hot Texas Sandwich Sauce and Piccalilli Relish. A portion of the proceeds from each package sold will benefit Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy, a nonprofit organization at the forefront of Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy research.