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WNY Resident Invents Unique First Aid Cap for Children

WNY Resident Invents Unique First Aid Cap for Children

As a parent, you want to place your child in a protective bubble so they never succumb to the inevitable head bump. But when an injury does occur, it’s hard to be comforting while holding an ice pack on a squirming child. Fortunately, Cool Gel ‘n Gear LLC — based in Western New York — recently introduce its Cool Gel ‘n Cap product for just this situation!  

The Cool Gel ‘n Cap is a unique and cute first aid hat for toddlers and young children. An adorable plush hat holds an ice pack in place for bumps, bruises, earaches, headaches, etc., leaving Mom and Dad’s hands free to comfort and calm their child with a soothing touch.  

National Grid Donates More than $250,000 to WNY United Way Chapters

National Grid Donates More than $250,000 to  WNY United Way Chapters

NATIONAL GRID DONATES $3.4 MILLION TO THE UNITED WAY    

Company and its Employees Team up to Match 2010 Record-Setting Levels 

More than $250,000 raised and donated in Western New York

 

Sen. Kennedy Lays Groundwork for WNY Small Business Advisory Board

Sen. Kennedy Lays Groundwork for WNY Small Business Advisory Board

Kennedy names his business liaison, requests resumes for individuals interested in advisory board

BUFFALO, N.Y. – In his pursuit for common ground solutions that will help grow jobs in Western New York, Senator Timothy M. Kennedy, D-58th District, is building the Western New York Small Business Advisory Board to turn small business owners’ first-hand expertise into new initiatives to encourage business expansion throughout the region. 

Town of Hamburg State of the Town Address

Town of Hamburg State of the Town Address

HAMBURG, N.Y. - Town of Hamburg Supervisor Steven Walters presented his State of the Town Address on February 4 at Michael's Banquet Facility in the Town of Hamburg.  The event was hosted by the Chamber President, Betty Newell and was very well attended.

Some of the key issues the Supervisor spoke of focused on:

Individuals Asked to Share Their Personal Experiences with Brain Injury and Concussions

Individuals Asked to Share Their Personal Experiences with Brain Injury and Concussions

East Aurora-based fitness and training company Primordial Strength Inc. is asking anyone who has experienced the negative effects of a brain injury due to sports contact to e-mail their story to Primordial President Steven Helmicki at coachhelmicki@gmail.com. Their story will be featured on anticoncussion.com, a new website currently under development by Primordial Strength that will be fully dedicated to all issues related to concussions, brain injury, neck training, rehabilitation and more.

Lake Country Premium Natural Beef Available Year-round From Hanova Hills Farm

Lake Country Premium Natural Beef Available Year-round From Hanova Hills Farm

Not long ago, small family farms dotted the countryside creating the patchwork of farm and forest that typifies Upstate New York. Small-scale farming was good for the environment and the meat products were healthy, robust in flavor and tender to the fork. At Hanova Hills Farm — a regular vendor at the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market — they still follow this pattern. Their artisan beef is pasture-raised and finished without growth hormones or antibiotics, hand-processed in a local plant, then aged to concentrate flavor and ensure tenderness.

Congressman Higgins’ Response to the State of the Union Address

Congressman Higgins’ Response to the State of the Union Address

“In today’s 2011 State of the Union Address President Obama outlined the United States’ game plan toward winning the future, and first up is job creation and economic growth.  Americans are justifiably impatient and we need to fuel that urgency with opportunities for success for our businesses, for our innovators and for our children.

“America can compete against any nation in the world when given the tools to do so. We should start by preparing our children for greatness with an unmatched quality education and preparing our businesses for prosperity by leveling the playing field impacted by China’s unfair economic policies and extending the Research and Development tax credits that feed the entrepreneurial hunger to develop cutting edge breakthroughs.