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Living With Your Pet Without Unleashing Allergies

Living With Your Pet Without Unleashing Allergies

(Welcome to our pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

Allergies no longer have to prevent pet ownership. By taking a few simple precautionary steps, it is possible to comfortably live with both pets and allergies. Here are a few helpful tips:

Shut the door. Keep cats or dogs from your bedroom — and not just when you are sleeping. If you keep the door closed, it will prevent cat or dog hair from drifting in during the day. This also applies to a guest room if you happen to be hosting a guest with allergies.

Keep pets off the furniture. You can do this by placing a plastic cover on the furniture or by placing pieces of aluminum foil on areas where pets settle. They find the noise disturbing.

"Science, Technology and the Next Human Species" with Juan Enriquez

"Science, Technology and the Next Human Species" with Juan Enriquez

On Thursday, April 21, at 7 p.m., Nichols School will host a lecture from Juan Enriquez, a renowned genomics expert, recognized as one of the world's leading authorities on the economic and political impacts of life sciences. He recently co-moderated the TED2011 program with Bill Gates.

“Science, Technology and the Next Human Species”

Juan Enriquez, Managing Director, Excel Venture Management; Co-Founder, Synthetic Genomics Inc.; former Founding Director of the Harvard Business School Life Sciences Project; and a global best-selling author.
Thursday, April 21 at 7 p.m.
Flickinger Performing Arts Center
Nichols School - 1250 Amherst St., Buffalo, NY 14216

There have been at least 25 prototype humans. We are but one more model, and there is no evidence evolution has stopped.

Kenmore Amputee Reaches Goal of Running 5K This Weekend

Kenmore Amputee Reaches Goal of Running 5K This Weekend

After months of training, amputee Kevin Degnan, resident of Kenmore, is excited to finally reach his goal to finish a 5K on Sunday, April 10 during the Shoes for Shelter Race at Forest Lawn Cemetery, where he once ran with his alma mater, Canisius College.  He will be running side by side with the very team who has been there with him throughout his rehabilitation, Kenmore Mercy Hospital’s AthletiCare.     

Degnan, a star runner at St.

Turkish Coffee Night: "Flavors of Turkish Music: Past & Present"

Turkish Coffee Night: "Flavors of Turkish Music: Past & Present"

You are cordially invited to our upcoming traditional Turkish Coffee Night event. This event will take place at the Turkish Cultural Center Buffalo (1517 Kenmore Avenue, Kenmore, NY, 14217) on Saturday, April 16th at 7pm.

2nd Annual Nick Orrange 5K Run at UB on April 10

2nd Annual Nick Orrange 5K Run at UB on April 10

"The event is being held in honor of Nicholas Orrange, a UB senior whose life was cut short early in 2010. Nick held the position of president of the College Democrats, and was the coordinator for the Student Association Special Interest, Services and Hobby clubs. In addition to his leadership, Nick contributed goodwill towards the university and its students. He is remembered fondly by all who knew him. He was a compassionate individual whose love for the University at Buffalo remains unparalleled and greatly missed.” – Shervin Stoney, Vice President, Student Association

Online Registration with credit card payment is available until midnight Wednesday, April 6.

Race for Carly's Club -Saturday April 9, 2011 at 10:30am

Race for Carly's Club -Saturday April 9, 2011 at 10:30am

Saturday April 9, 2011 at 10:30am

Location - Clarence High School

                  9625 Main Street

                  Clarence, NY 14031

Race begins on the High School field, moves to the bike path, and returns to the high school - approximately 2.65 miles. 

Statewide Firefighter Recruitment Drive Comes to WNY

Statewide Firefighter Recruitment Drive Comes to WNY

First-Ever Statewide Unified Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment Drive to be Held at Local Fire Departments, April 9 - 10