Dennis Roberson's failing vision was a private misery.
The solid 6-foot-2-inch Roberson was an outdoorsman who led whitewater rafting trips down the Ocoee River in Tennessee. When he was not rafting he worked his usual 50-hour week as a waiter at FoodWorks, a casual upscale restaurant in Chattanooga.
It was early April and it seemed his deteriorating vision – stead…
SANBORN – James P. Klyczek is likely to be fired or placed on administrative leave Wednesday as president of Niagara County Community College.
Klyczek can be heard on a surreptitiously recorded audio tape ridiculing a woman who reported last summer that she was sexually assaulted on campus, said a source with knowledge of the matter.
"You can't call the victim of …
City of Tonawanda Common Council members will be coming to your neighborhood at the next "Council on Your Corner" event from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 29 at the Senior Citizens Center, 35 Main St.
Council President Jenna Koch announced the event as a way to help keep the community informed on what's happening and share details on the future direction of the city.
Depew Police are on the scene of an accident near the corner of George Urban Boulevard and Dick Road.
Three bicyclists were reportedly involved in the accident with a truck. No further details were available.
Traffic in the area may be affected.
If you tell Daisy Estelle Anderson she doesn't look her age, the 95-year-old will giggle and tell you you're flattering her.
You're not flattering her, you're just telling the truth.
One reason Anderson has been able to stay young may be because she has stayed busy and learned new things. And now the mother of four has been named the national volunteer of the year by…
UBMD Physicians’ Group is continuing its phased move into the Conventus building downtown, centralizing in one location more than 100 doctors from the big medical group on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
UBMD, which formed in 2005, is the umbrella organization for 18 separate medical specialty practices whose more than 500 doctors are affiliated with the Jacobs Sc…
Anne D. Gioia's long legacy of helping Roswell Park Cancer Institute is continuing.
The well-known philanthropist and civic leader – who in 1991 co-founded the cancer center's fundraising arm – has been reappointed to a seventh term on the institute's board of directors.
Gioia is a former teacher who, with her sister-in-law, Donna Gioia, helped found the Roswell …
Now boarding – Delta Airlines flights to Boston.
Expect that announcement to ring through Buffalo Niagara International Airport beginning Sept. 10 as the carrier adds new nonstop service to Logan International Airport.
Part of expanded service between Boston and several other airports, the Delta flights will add a new option for connections between the two Northeas…
Emergency management officials in the Town of Lancaster said "it looks worse than it is."
But it looked pretty bad.
Scajaquada Creek, a stream constantly plagued by sewage overflows during heavy rains, was dyed red Tuesday when rainwater apparently helped mulch dyes from a Walden Avenue company run off into the creek.
"We're monitoring the flow of it now," said Ro…
Free tours of the Nash House Museum – plus cake – will be offered Monday when the landmark celebrates the 149th birthday of the Rev. J Edward Nash, a key figure in the city's history and the civil rights movement.
From 1892 until his retirement in 1953, Nash was pastor of the historic Michigan Street Baptist Church, a key stop on the Underground Railroad that hos…
Women at the highest genetic risk for bone fractures benefit the most from hormone therapy, according to a University at Buffalo study of 10,000 participants in the national Women's Health Initiative.
As women age, their bone mineral density decreases, leaving them at greater risk of breaking bones from falls. Some women are more genetically prone to fractures. The rese…
Roswell Park Cancer Institute's weekly farmers' market returns for a new season June 7, running for consecutive Wednesdays through much of the summer and September.
The market runs Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Kaminski Park & Gardens on the Roswell Park campus at Carlton Street between North Oak and Elm streets.
The market will not run in August or int…
Saturday is the day to take your unused pharmaceuticals back to one of several collection sites available across the Buffalo Niagara region.
The twice-a-year program is designed to make sure the drugs don't fall into the wrong hands.
As an added benefit, it also protects the environment and area waterways, according to New York Sea Grant.
That's why Sea Grant…
Buffalo police want the public's help locating a missing 17-year-old girl.
Mikesea Smith was last seen on Dempster Street, police said in a Facebook post on Tuesday. Police did not say when she was last seen.
Smith is 5-foot-5, about 107 pounds and wears glasses, police said.
Police ask anyone who may have information about her whereabouts to call 911.