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Letchworth State Park...The Grand Canyon of the East

Letchworth State Park...The Grand Canyon of the East

The Genesee River gorge is spectacular to visit...its three tier falls rivals Niagara for its beauty and power.

Cool,Crisp Start to December

Cool,Crisp Start to December

A perfect start to December...in sharp contrast to one year ago where some areas of WNY received thirty plus inches of snow.

WNY Rocks ... and More!

WNY Rocks ... and More!

Do you know why there is a coral reef in the rocks under WNY? Or why the Niagara Escarpment is one of ten unique biospheres in the world? Come and find out the answers during a fascinating program called "The Geology of Western New York," with geologist, Stan Radon, November 6, 2:00 PM at the Kenan Center, 433 Locust Street, Lockport. The program, which is part of the WNY Land Conservancy Speaker Series, will also include discussion of the formation of salt, oil and gas deposits, and the unique ecological conditions that have contributed to Niagara County's heritage and economy. The event is free to the public.

Popular for his gripping tours of local rock formations, Stan Radon has been a geologist with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for the past 20 years and teaches geology and environmental sciences at SUNY at Buffalo and Daemen College.

Legislator Rath Reminds Residents of National Prescription Drug Drop-Off Day

Legislator Rath Reminds Residents of National Prescription Drug Drop-Off Day

Fourteen sites across Erie County will be collecting pharmaceuticals during National Prescription Drug Drop Off Day, Legislator Edward A. Rath, III announced. Residents are encouraged to drop off their prescriptions and over-the-counter medications to ensure they are properly disposed of.

“I encourage all residents to check around their homes for outdated and unwanted prescriptions and drop them off at one of the several sites set up across Erie County,” Legislator Rath said. “By removing these items from the home, residents are eliminating a potentially dangerous situation.”

No questions will be asked concerning items that are dropped off. For information about the program, please visit www.NationalPrescriptionDrugDropOff.com.

National Grid and Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Form Unique Energy Partnership

National Grid and Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Form Unique Energy Partnership

 

National Grid and Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Form Unique Energy Partnership to Transform Campus and Surrounding Neighborhoods into a Global Leader in Energy Innovation

 

  • Community stakeholders to be engaged in project development.
  • Retrofit of century-old home will demonstrate compatibility of modern energy use with preservation of historic structures.
  • Medical campus expected to grow to 12,000 employees, with increased energy needs.  Partnership will help manage usage through new technologies, training.