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THE STATE University of Buffalo is one of the few large universities whose medical school does not have its own teaching hospital.The solution -- whose inefficiencies should be apparent -- has been to rotate students among six community hospitals and incur whatever costs might result from duplication of efforts or the administrative problems of running such a system.N…

Mail call time. Share the fun, fury and information. . .Dear Mr. Curran: You suggested that you would like to hear alternate views on the Whoopi Goldberg special, "Fontaine. . . Why Am I Straight?"I was not offended by Ms. Goldberg's interesting rendition of the "Star Spangled Banner." In fact, like most of her show, I found it to be very telling social commentary. Th…

The media have elected George Bush as our next president. We still have a chance to show that we have a mind of our own by electing Michael Dukakis when it counts, Nov. 8.JORGE GUITART Buffalo

The gown Michele Ann Reimer wore at her wedding to Peter Schein at 3 p.m. Saturday in Bethany Lutheran Church was designed and made by her mother. The Rev. Samuel W. McCune performed the ceremony.Mr. and Mrs. James J. Reimer, parents of the bride, are of Cheektowaga and the bridegroom's parents are Mrs. Martha Schein of West Seneca and the late Paul Schein. A receptio…

The campaign of deception that Democratic-Liberal candidate David Swarts is waging in his uphill battle against Assemblyman Bill Paxon is not worthy of a candidate seeking federal office.It seems that Swarts' main strategy is to attack Mr. Paxon on environmental issues. For reasons unknown to this writer, Swarts' campaign thinks that Paxon is most vulnerable on that o…

SHARY M. WEGRZYN, president of Marillac Guild of Sisters Hospital, and other officers will welcome prospective members at a "Meet the Marillac" champagne reception Sunday at 2 p.m. in the hospital. James Dombrowski and Steve Kerlak of Hodge-Buning Florist will present a preview of holiday floral arrangements. Carol Roth is in charge of reservations. The guild is compi…

I agree wholeheartedly with Common Council Majority Leader James W. Pitts that our downtown is fast beginning to look like Coney Island. All the "bric-a-bric" that has been put up on Main Street from Main Place down to the Theater District is grossly overdone. It gives the whole area a "cluttered" appearance. The money spent could have perhaps been put to better use -- …

THE YEAR of the Sad Sack continues this week with the cases of two sorry-looking, unequipped men facing crises.No, I'm not talking about the final week of the presidential race.I'm talking about two more shows with premises revolving around abandoned men.At 10 p.m. Wednesday on Channel 7, ABC premieres "Murphy's Law." George Segal stars as an insurance investigator wh…

Some of the people involved with saving the whales are worried about how much the operation is costing.Let them think about how much money they made killing these beautiful creatures.Saving two whales will make us feel better, but it won't wipe our the memory of the terrible slaughter that went on for years.PATRICIA McHALE Buffalo

His most famous customer is first lady Nancy Reagan.His favorite is Dr. Ruth Westheimer, famed sex therapist.Elizabeth Dole, Dinah Shore, Joan Rivers and Leslie Stahl are all penciled into his appointment book.Robin Weir took a day off from celebrity 'dos (he was paid $2,000 for the event) and did some cutting up and coloring at the Kayser Show, an industry trade show…

I am sickened, disillusioned and frightened by what is going on. I, too, am a card-carrying member of the American Civil Liberties Union, the son of immigrant parents who came through Ellis Island at the turn of the century, as did the parents of Mike Dukakis and Mario Cuomo. I am also a liberal, a humanist, a Unitarian-Universalist and proud of that. I am also a card…

As constituents and employees of Erie County, we would like to make the public aware of the potential phasing-out of the home-based program in the Erie County Health Department.The nurses in the home-based program visit patients recently sent home from the hospital. Most of these patients are elderly who have no one at home to help them. With Medicare cutbacks, patien…

BUFFALONIANS won a decision they should have won when Buffalo and Erie County Library trustees reversed themselves and voted to keep the Niagara Branch Library open for at least another year. "We listened to the people," said John P. Lane, chairman of the trustees. West Siders had mustered a compelling case for keeping the library open.They pointed out, for example, t…

ANTI-ABORTION protests in Buffalo and around the nation have placed police departments in a difficult situation, all the more so because of the intensity of honest convictions on both sides of this contentious issue. Nonetheless, Buffalo police officials deserve criticism for allowing protesters to block entry to an Elmwood Avenue clinic for many hours before taking a…

As predicted by this article in this morning's dead-tree edition of The Buffalo News:- Tops stikes deal to buy Penn Traffic stores - Samantha Maziarz Christmann/The Buffalo NewsTops Markets bid to buy Penn Traffic's 79 supermarkets has been accepted by the bankrupt grocery chain's committee of creditors and submitted to a Delaware bankruptcy court.The $85 million bid was m…