Listen: skin cancer awareness, ‘save the bees’ & poetry delivery
Arts / Audio / Environment / Health

Listen: skin cancer awareness, ‘save the bees’ & poetry delivery

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. Continue reading

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WNY nurses collecting ‘comfort kits’ for sexual assault victims
Community / Health

WNY nurses collecting ‘comfort kits’ for sexual assault victims

A group of nurses at the Erie County Medical Center have started an initiative to collect items intended to provide some comfort to victims of sexual assault. Often victims who visit a hospital or crisis center are required to leave behind their clothing or other belongings, because they’re needed as evidence. Continue reading

Transit Drive-in celebrates 66th season
Community / Entertainment

Transit Drive-in celebrates 66th season

The Transit Drive-In Theatre in Lockport opened last month, marking its 66th year in business. It was the latest opening in the history of the drive-in after a less than favorable spring in western New York. Drive-in theaters have been around since the 1930s, however, their popularity began to decline in the 1970s and currently they make up less than 2 percent of movie theaters in the U.S. Continue reading