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The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption will help bring Western New York children waiting in foster care one step closer to being adopted into safe, loving and permanent homes with a large grant to Gateway Longview. The grant – $225,000 per year for up to three years – will fund three child-focused adoption recruiters for Wendy’s Wonderful Kids, a signature program of t…

Gateway Longview has opened a Northtown Behavioral Health Clinic in Williamsville to provide comprehensive mental and behavioral health services for children, teens, young adults and their families. Dwyer Cottage, at 6330 Main St., was renovated this summer to support the growing need for such services. “We’ve spent years looking for cost-effective space to support o…

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Nanette Pohle often finds the greatest meaning in foster parenting when it's time to give babies back to authorities so they can be returned to parents, who've addressed their troubling circumstances. Many of these babies were born addicted to drugs. They're irritable, clingy, and comforted only by the swaddling of Pohle, her husband Kevin, and their two daughters, Gret…

A former Gateway Longview employee is accused of endangering and menacing a youth in his care at one of the agency's  the youth development facilities in Amherst. Ronald Atkinson, 60, of Amherst was arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a child, menacing and harassment after he allegedly caused the victim's arm to hyper-extend during a restraint, accordin…

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1) Buffalo On Tap, 3 to 7 p.m. Oct. 17 in Buffalo Niagara Convention Center (153 Franklin St.). Tickets are $40 when purchased in advance or $50 at the door. Here's the list of breweries expected to attend. Commentary: There's nothing tricky about Buffalo On Tap. Three reasons to be pumped: 21st Amendment -- the brewery that makes trendy Hell or High Watermelon, will be p…