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Cohen & Lombardo Partner Wins Verizon Hopeline Volunteer Award

Cohen & Lombardo Partner Wins Verizon Hopeline Volunteer Award

Award recognizes her efforts in establishing the Family Justice Center’s Southtowns office

Terrie Benson Murray, a partner at Cohen & Lombardo, a Buffalo based law firm, will be honored with the 2011 Verizon HopeLine Volunteer Award at the Buffalo Bills game on September 25 in recognition of her dedication and tireless work in establishing the Family Justice Center Southtown’s satellite office and her efforts to end domestic violence in Western New York.  The presentation of the award to Benson Murray will be made prior to the game and will be shown on the jumbotron during the game. A representative from Verizon will present a plaque to Benson Murray and $2,500, which will be donated to the Family Justice Center’s Southtowns office at her request.

Red Jacket Awards at the Historical Society Honor Letro, Walsh

Red Jacket Awards at the Historical Society Honor Letro, Walsh

The Board of Managers of the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society is pleased to announce that they have selected Cindy Abbott Letro, and John N. Walsh as recipients of its annual Red Jacket Award. The board will present the awards at a dinner and ceremony at the Historical Society’s museum on Thursday, Sept. 22 at 6 p.m.

The Red Jacket Award is given annually in recognition of quiet, continued, unbroken devotion to civic progress. Created 54 years ago, in 1957, by the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society, the award is based upon a medal presented in 1792 by President George Washington to the renowned Seneca orator and leader Red Jacket.

Junior Sabres Invite Fans to "Meet the GM" Michael Peca on Opening Night

Junior Sabres Invite Fans to "Meet the GM" Michael Peca on Opening Night

The Buffalo Junior Sabres will open their 2011-2012 regular season in the Ontario Junior Hockey League against the Newmarket Hurricanes this Saturday, September 10 at 7:30pm in the Northtown Center at Amherst, 1615 Amherst Manor Drive (between Maple and Millersport).

To mark the new season, fans are invited to “Meet the GM.”  New Buffalo Junior Sabres general manager and Buffalo Sabres Alumnus Michael Peca will interact with fans during the game, at which time he’ll sign autographs and answer questions about the Junior Sabres franchise.           

Tickets will be available for purchase on site in the front lobby of the Northtown Center.  Prices are $7.00 for adults and $3.00 for students (with ID) and senior citizens. 

50 States. 50 Weeks. 50 Years Old: Western New York Native Takes on Ultimate Marathon

50 States. 50 Weeks. 50 Years Old: Western New York Native Takes on Ultimate Marathon

When people turn 50, they usually throw a huge party, or treat themselves to a vacation getaway or new car. But David Miller, 49, has much bigger plans: a trip to each of the 50 states -- on bike.

His expedition, titled "Bike 50 at 50," consists of him taking a year-long (50-week) bike ride through each of the 48 contingent states, as well as Hawaii and Alaska the day after his 50th birthday, to help raise money for four different charities. He will travel for six days a week, biking about 70 to 80 miles a day.

UB Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine welcomes spine surgeon Lindsey Clark, MD to Orchard Park location

UB Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine welcomes spine surgeon Lindsey Clark, MD to Orchard Park location

Amherst, NY – UB Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, Western New York’s largest orthopaedic practice, has added spine surgeon Lindsey D. Clark, MD to its team of physicians.

Dr. Clark is a fellowship-trained spine surgeon and clinical assistant professor at the University at Buffalo.

Bringing a wealth of training and experience to UB Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, Dr. Clark’s expertise lies in all areas of the spine, including adult and pediatric spine disease, spinal deformity, degenerative disease, scoliosis and surgery related to orthopaedics.

Dr. Clark will see patients at University Orthopaedic Center – Southtowns, 3671 Southwestern Boulevard, Orchard Park, New York 14127.

A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Dr. Clark received her medical degree from the University at Buffalo in 2005. She completed her orthopaedic spine fellowship at University Orthopaedics.

Wish You Were Here: Share your Niagara USA Summer 2011 Experiences

Wish You Were Here: Share your Niagara USA Summer 2011 Experiences

Share Your Niagara USA Summer Experience with us and we will showcase it on our blog, Facebook and Twitter pages!

Did you visit Niagara USA this summer?

Did you step back in time at Old Fort Niagara? Get a thrill on the Whirlpool Jet boat? Lock through the Erie Canal at Lockport Locks and Erie Canal Cruises?

Maybe it was a trip on the iconic Maid of the Mist or a fireworks display in Niagara Falls State Park.

Was there an experience in Niagara USA that is memorable to you and your family?

If so, send us your photos, stories and experiences because we’d like to feature them.

Over the next month, we plan to showcase as many summer experiences as possible, so tell us your story of Niagara USA.

Submit your information via e-mail to Nick Mattera at nmattera@niagara-usa.com.

Child & Adolescent Treatment Services Hosts Community Information Session

Child & Adolescent Treatment Services Hosts Community Information Session

Session Scheduled for Tuesday, August 23rd, 3 p.m.