August 27, 2015 RSS feed / Local News

‘Sunshine Picnic’ set to benefit boy with brain tumor

John Millen, known by friends as Johnny Sunshine, is a 4-year-old boy battling a rare and inoperable brain stem tumor called diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma. More...

WS residents among finishers in fifth annual ‘Okay 5K’

Preventionfocus Inc. hosted its fifth annual “Okay 5K” Fun Run/Wellness Walk in July around Ring Road in Delaware Park. More...

West Falls author brings childhood memories into book

Wende Essrow’s connection to nature is a bond that began in childhood, more specifically, within the shade of a willow tree. More...

Health commissioner reminds parents about vaccinating children

To celebrate the importance of immunizations for people of all ages — and ensure adolescents are protected with all the vaccines they need — the Erie County Department of Health is joining with partners nationwide in recognizing August as More...

Mercy Flight reaches milestone in completed missions

After more than 30 years of service, Mercy Flight Western New York recently celebrated the completion of 24,000 patient missions. More...

WALK FOR A CAUSE

Isabella Puccio of Cheektowaga displays a poster she made in memory of her grandmother, Kathleen Franczyk, for the recent Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Muscle Walk. More...

Ware pleads guilty to vehicular manslaughter charge

Wayne Ware, of Buffalo, has pleaded guilty to one count of vehicular manslaughter before acting State Supreme Court Justice John Michalski. He faces a maximum sentence of seven years in state prison. More...