According to a number of recent reports, Buffalo is attracting young people with its affordability and job opportunities. For example, a March list by Realtor.com, ranked Buffalo as the 7th most attractive city for millennials because of a median house price of $158,000 and new attractions along the waterfront.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation plans to eliminate American beech trees in Chautauqua County with herbicide injections due to overpopulation of the species.
Every winter there are hundreds of people, especially refugees, who go without proper winter clothing, according to Mary Schaefer, events and marketing coordinator for the Jericho Road Community Health Center. The organization provides health services for refugees and other people with low-come.
SUNY Buffalo State, earlier this month, held a professional development workshop intended to promote “wellness at work.” The hour-long workshop provided tips about improving nutrition, relaxation and physical activity while in the workplace, that organizers say can benefit a person’s health and only take a few minutes a day.
Lush Cosmetics, known for their unique skincare line, recently received a facelift at the Walden Galleria. Lush first opened in Buffalo almost six years ago and has expanded their shop from 700 square feet to 2,500 square feet, which makes the location one of the largest in North America.
NFL owners, league officials, including Commissioner Roger Goodell, and player representatives will reportedly resume their meetings in New York to discuss the ongoing player protests of kneeling during the national anthem.
Rock legend Tom Petty, 66, died Oct. 2 after going into cardiac arrest at his home in Southern California, although the exact cause of death is still unknown. Petty produced 13 studio albums, including three as a solo artist, and sold more than 80 million records worldwide during his career.