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Girl out of surgery after fall from Derby cliff


DERBY, NY - The 14-year-old girl who fell off a cliff in Derby Thursday is out of surgery.

She is being treated at the Erie County Medical Center for a broken leg and multiple contusions and abrasions.

She fell about 100 feet from a "straight-drop" cliff in Derby Thursday at about 5:45 p.m., according to North Evans Fire District Chief Nick Mecca.

She was walking with a friend on a footpath that overlooks Lake Erie, near the intersection of Lake Shore Road and Peppertree Drive, when the ground at the edge of the cliff gave way.

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Explore Buffalo Announces Exciting June Tour Schedule

Explore Buffalo Announces Exciting June Tour Schedule

 

Explore Buffalo, a nonprofit organization providing tours and other opportunities where guests can discover Buffalo’s great architecture, history and neighborhoods, has announced an extensive lineup of June events. 

Special Event — Twilight Tour of Homes

June 19 • 5 to 9 p.m.

Meet: Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site at 641 Delaware Ave., Buffalo

Major Food Service Company to Distribute Weber’s Products to Restaurants

Major Food Service Company to Distribute Weber’s Products to Restaurants

 

Heintz & Weber Co., Inc. of Buffalo announced this week that the Sysco Foods New York Division in Syracuse has added Weber’s Brand Horseradish Mustard to its lineup and will now supply the legendary mustard to restaurant accounts in New York and Pennsylvania. This marks the first time that a major food service company has taken on Weber's products for widespread distribution. 

Initially, Sysco Foods New York Division has taken on Weber's Horseradish Mustard in the 12-ounce squeeze size. Additional Weber’s products will also be made be available to restaurants upon request. 

Catholic Charities Celebrates Senior Corps Week, 50th Anniversary of Foster Grandparent Program

Catholic Charities Celebrates Senior Corps Week, 50th Anniversary of Foster Grandparent Program

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of its Foster Grandparent Program in conjunction with Senior Corps Week May 18-23, Catholic Charities will thank its 96 Foster Grandparent Program volunteers during its “50 and Feeling Fabulous” event May 22 at the Lt. Col. Matt Urban Human Services Center of WNY, 1081 Broadway, Buffalo.  

Senior Corps Week, developed by the Corporation for National and Community Service, spotlights the impact of Senior Corps volunteers on their communities. Catholic Charities Foster Grandparent Program is a program of Service Corps, which is funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

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Harter Secrest & Emery Attains Prestigious National Ranking

Harter Secrest & Emery Attains Prestigious National Ranking

Chambers & Partners, the worldwide leader in law firm and attorney rankings, released its Chambers USA 2015 Client Guide and Harter Secrest & Emery was once again recognized with rankings for its Immigration, Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions, and Litigation practices.

The firm’s Immigration Practice was, for the fourth year, ranked as one of the Leaders in Immigration Law in all of New York State, while the Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions and Litigation practices were recognized for their excellence in Upstate New York. In addition to the practice rankings, John Horn, partner-in-charge of the firm’s Buffalo office, was one several individual attorneys from Harter Secrest & Emery to be recognized as outstanding practitioners in their respective areas of practice.

WNY Land Conservancy to Hold Annual Meeting and Reception at Buffalo History Museum

WNY Land Conservancy to Hold Annual Meeting and Reception at Buffalo History Museum

 

The Western New York Land Conservancy is pleased to announce that its 2015 Annual Meeting and Reception to be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 4, at the Buffalo History Museum in Delaware Park, Buffalo. The Buffalo History Museum, which is a National Historic Landmark, was built in 1901 for the Pan-American Exposition and is the only surviving permanent structure from the exposition. 

LAST CALL!!!!! Apply for "Fair Camp" at the Erie County Fair NOW!!!

LAST CALL!!!  WANT TO NOMINATE SOMEONE FOR FAIR CAMP?????  YOUR NOMINATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY MAY 18TH!!!!!

The Erie County Fair is pleased to announce that the "Fair Camp" program will continue again for this year's 176th Erie County Fair.

Fair Camp is a two and half day agricultural experience for boys and girls, ages 8 to 10 and their parent or guardian, that allows participants a “behind the scenes” view of the Fair and a chance to see what its like to be a farmer at the Fair.

Six children are chosen for each session of Fair Camp. The small groups insure each child gets a unique experience and personal attention. The sessions this year are August 14-16 and August 21-23.