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Celebrate ‘An Evening with Jane Goodall’ in Nearby London

Celebrate ‘An Evening with Jane Goodall’ in Nearby London

Western University in nearby London, Ontario, will host An Evening with Jane Goodall at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, in the university’s Alumni Hall, located at 1151 Richmond St.

Dr. Goodall will reflect on the extraordinary change the world has seen since she first began her research of chimpanzees at the Gombe Stream Chimpanzee Reserve in 1960. The lecture will be followed by a question-and-answer session and book-signing event with Dr. Goodall.

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Providing dignified care and tradition for over 165 years.

Quiz: How Much Do You Know about Social Security?

You're probably covered under Social Security--according to the Social Security Administration, an estimated 165 million workers are*--but how much do you know about this program? Test your knowledge by answering the following questions.

Questions

1. If you decide to collect your retirement benefit starting at age 62, your benefit will be how much less than if you wait until your full retirement age?

a. 5% to 10% less

b. 15% to 20% less

c. 25% to 30% less

d. 35% to 40% less

2. Your spouse and children may be eligible for benefits if something happens to you.

a. True

b. False

3. The Social Security taxes that are collected from your paycheck are called:

a. FUTA taxes

b. FETA taxes

c. FICA taxes

WNY Sports Card Expo Features Impressive Lineup of Athletes and Actors

WNY Sports Card Expo Features Impressive Lineup of Athletes and Actors

 

Baseball, football and basketball legends — including several Hall of Fame members — will take part in the Western New York Sports Card Expo Sept. 20-21 at Batavia Downs Gaming, 8315 Park Road, Batavia. Also taking part in this unique event, presented by The Sports Corner, will be professional wrestling great Ric Flair and four actors from the HBO hit series “The Sopranos.” 

Kicking off the autograph lineup from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, will be NBA Hall of Famer and former Syracuse University star Dave Bing, along with former Syracuse standouts John Wallace, Roosevelt Bouie, Lawrence Moten and Pearl Washington. 

Canterbury Woods Achieves Deficiency-Free Survey from New York State

Canterbury Woods Achieves Deficiency-Free Survey from New York State

Canterbury Woods, Western New York’s premier life care community, announced that it has received a deficiency-free survey from the New York State Department of Health for its Oxford Village skilled nursing unit, placing it in select company among nursing homes across the state.

Each year, the Department of Health surveys all nursing homes in New York State on more than 180 regulatory and quality standards, including administration, quality of care, resident rights and others. The standards must be met for each resident who resides in a nursing home’s care. For each standard in which a nursing home is found to be deficient, it will receive a citation. Less than eight percent of nursing homes in New York State achieve a deficiency-free survey.

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Quilt Seminar, 5K Run Headline September Events at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

Quilt Seminar, 5K Run Headline September Events at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

 

From quilt-making and woodworking to a fun run through the country, September at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village will offer something for everyone!

Heed Immigration Rules When Hiring Foreign Employees

Heed Immigration Rules When Hiring Foreign Employees

 

A recent influx of jobs into the Western New York marketplace has left Buffalo area businesses in an interesting position — trying to find enough qualified employees to fill those openings. As a result, a number of companies, especially those needing to fill high-tech positions, may expand their search beyond U.S. borders.

That, however, can create unanticipated problems for companies not familiar with the process for filling positions with foreign nationals. In a nutshell, the process can be both complicated and expensive.

Revealing the ABCs of Pet Insurance

Revealing the ABCs of Pet Insurance

 

(Welcome to our weekly pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

The human-animal bond between pet owners and their pets is stronger than ever, as evidenced by 91 percent of pet owners who consider their pet a part of their family and a total of $58 billion a year spent on pets.