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Motor Vehicle Accidents Often Result in Whiplash

Motor Vehicle Accidents Often Result in Whiplash

As snow falls and ice covers our roadways, the number of motor vehicle accidents increases dramatically. One common injury resulting from such accidents is cervical whiplash.  

Cervical whiplash is a quick stretching or tearing of the neck muscles due to rapid motion of the head and neck. This is most commonly seen when one vehicle is rear-ended by another vehicle, even at low speeds. Muscle trauma can occur in an accident with speeds under 10 mph.

The Fairgrounds in Hamburg will Award $20,000 in Scholarships

The Fairgrounds in Hamburg will Award $20,000 in Scholarships

A total of $20,000 in scholarship money will be awarded to high school seniors and/or college students by the Erie County Agricultural Society (ECAS) and Hamburg Casino.

Dyngus Day Festival 2013 Plans Announced

Dyngus Day Festival 2013 Plans Announced

BUFFALO, NEW YORK – Joined by Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown members of Dyngus Day Buffalo gathered at Buffalo City Hall to announce details for the upcoming 2013 Dyngus Day Buffalo Festival. Making use of the unprecedented national and international attention Dyngus Day received following last year’s festival, Dyngus Day Buffalo is busy preparing for what is expected to be the largest Dyngus Day in history.

The Friends of Harmony Offer Singing Valentines

The Friends of Harmony Offer Singing Valentines

Looking for an affordable and creative alternative to candy, jewelry and flowers for your sweetheart? Surprise them with a gift that they will cherish forever - a Singing Valentine. On February 13th and 14th, the Friends of Harmony, a local male a Capella chorus, will be sending authentic Barbershop Quartets to personally deliver Singing Valentines to people all over Western NY. The quartets, in full matching costume, will appear at homes, schools, restaurants and places of business to sing two love songs and to present a flower and a personalized Valentine along with a photo with the quartet commemorating the event all for just $45.00.

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Taste of Buffalo Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

Taste of Buffalo Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

In an effort to support local area high school seniors in their pursuit of higher education in the food service and hospitality industries, the Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS is now accepting applications for its annual scholarships. Up to five scholarship winners will each receive $1,000 to be applied toward their college education.

Epilepsy Workshop

Epilepsy Workshop

Epilepsy

Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Parent Network of WNY 
               1000 Main Street
               Buffalo, NY 14202 

This workshop will answer the questions: What is Epilepsy? Are their different types? When is it an emergency? What can I do? For more information or to register, call (716) 332-4170 or 1-866-277-4762 toll free or go online: http://www.parentnetworkwny.org/Workshops/WorkshopRegistration

County Clerk Creates Web-Link for New Gun Law Privacy Provision

County Clerk Creates Web-Link for New Gun Law Privacy Provision

                                            Designed to distribute “Opt-Out” form directly to permit holders

Erie County, NY –New York State’s recently passed gun law “NY SAFE ACT” allows pistol permit holders to request that their information be kept private and confidential.  The law directs the New York State Police to create an application to allow permit holders to be exempt or “opt-out” from public disclosure.