In the mayhem of the Middle East these days, with ISIS wreaking and gaining control over large swaths of territory in Syria and Iraq, the last thing...
Date: 8/26/15 $2.6 Million, 4-Mile Erie County Investment Creates Arterial Pathway Linking Tonawandas to Buffaloread more
Congressman Higgins and University at Buffalo officials announce $2.5 million NIOSH grant to study impact of stress on police health
BUFFALO, N.Y. – How do the rigors of police work — from traumatic sights and sounds, to long work shifts and high demand levels — affect officers? A University at Buffalo study being funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) seeks to answer that very important question.
SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, HIGGINS & COLLINS ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $300K IN FED TRANSPORTATION FUNDING FOR NIAGARA FRONTIER TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand along with Congressmembers Brian Higgins and Chris Collins announced $303,000 in federal funding through the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) for the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) to advance employment efforts that support “ladders of opportunity” for Western New York job seekers.
New York State is expanding its efforts to prevent colorectal cancer, the state’s second leading cause of cancer death. Over five years, $8 million in federal grants will go toward new screening initiatives that will be administered by the New York State Department of Health. Each year, nearly 10,000 New Yorkers develop colorectal cancer and more than 3,000 die as a result, however with regular screenings, many of these diagnoses and deaths can be prevented.
8/14/15: EC Senior Services Department Receives Grant to Assist Unemployed Adults to Rejoin Workforce
Date: 8/14/15 $780,169 Grant from Senior Service America, Inc. will Assist Low-Income Older Adultsread more
Rep. Brian Higgins heard from advocates and businesses directly and indirectly impacted by travel at a roundtable event today in Buffalo designed to draw attention to the importance of travel to the regional economy. Travel is one of the largest indus...
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo has been awarded a prestigious, four-year, $16 million Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to speed the delivery of new drugs, diagnostics and medical devices to patients.
The grant will establish the UB Clinical and Translational Research Center as the hub of the Buffalo Translational Consortium. UB is the lead institution of the consortium in partnership with Roswell Park Cancer Institute, the Great Lakes Health System, UBMD and community health organizations.
Date: 8/12/15 County Executive Joined by EC Legislator Burke, Environmental Advocates as Erie County Becomes First in NYS to Enact Protective Measurerea...
Joe Schmidbauer cranked up ye olde Altpress machine to excrete this. A young lawyer comes to town from the Boston area and with great hubris brands himself the Buffalo-pundit all the while living in suburban (white bread) Clarence and thereby gains entrance to the lucrative networking game called local politics. WOW! That’s the best opening paragraph, ever! I came here
Date: 8/10/15 Rewilding New York (Community Seed Stations) will Disperse Native Wildflower Seeds Across WNYread more
Date: 8/6/15 ERIE COUNTY, NY—Today, Erie County Executive Mark C.read more