The Kenmore Village Improvement Society (KVIS) has launched a program to “save the bees,” which is intended to provide residents with seeds to plant “bee-friendly” flowers. Bees are an important part of the Earth’s ecosystem, as most plants rely on bees and other pollinators to reproduce and grow.
This week on the Buffalo Review (May 11), we covered skin cancer, a “save the bees” program in Kenmore and a poetry delivery service. First, we spoke Dr. Ilene Rothman, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology at the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, about skin cancer awareness month.
A recent distemper outbreak in raccoons in western New York, has authorities warning residents who own cats or dogs that their pets could potentially become infected if they have not been vaccinated. There have been more than 90 reports of sick raccoons in Niagara County.
This week on the Buffalo Review (March 23), we covered the Toys ‘R’ Us bankruptcy, the potential formation of an eSports players union, a sick raccoon outbreak and the first cat cafe in Buffalo.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is considering implementing a ban on single-use plastic shopping bags. Calls for a plastic bag ban have come from a number of state lawmakers and local officials, including Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz.
This week on the Buffalo Review (March 1), we covered a decrease in Opioid overdoses in Erie County, the effects of declining fitness on military recruiting, a potential ban on plastic bags in New York state and the challenges some students face registering for classes.
It’s that time of year when snow is starting to fall and hunters from all over the southern tier of New York are cleaning their rifles and shotguns and dusting off their camouflage pants. The state Department of Environmental Conservation officially opened the three-week window for deer hunting with a rifle or shotgun for the Southern Zone Nov. 18.