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How to Give Yourself the Perfect Pedicure at Home

How to Give Yourself the Perfect Pedicure at Home

Pedicures can be a woman's best friend during the open-toe shoe months of May through September, but at a minimum of $25 a piece we may not pamper ourselves as much as we'd like to.

Follow this link to the Buffalo, NY Women's Health Examiner's most recent article on how to give yourself the perfect pedicure at home: How to give yourself the perfect pedicure.

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Annunciation School Unveils New Center for Health Science

Annunciation School Unveils New Center for Health Science

Annunciation School in Elma today announced the unveiling of a new and unique educational program for seventh- and eighth-grade students that will be introduced to students when they return for classes in September. 

The Center for Health Science at Annunciation School will feature an innovative two-year curriculum, broken down into six trimesters, that will offer students a unique hands-on opportunity to receive health certifications, prepare research projects, explore health career opportunities, and delve into subjects such as safety, fitness, ecology and drug awareness.

EA Co-op Receives $10,000 Education Grant

EA Co-op Receives $10,000 Education Grant

East Aurora Cooperative Market, Inc. receives $10,000 grant
Food Coop Initiative awarded grant for education

The East Aurora Cooperative Market, Inc., was selected to receive a $10,000 Seed Grant from Food Co-op Initiative, a non-profit foundation that provides resources and support for start-ups.

“Absolutely thrilled,” were the words EA Co-op President Sheila Conboy used to describe her reaction to winning the grant.  

Eight Safety Tips for Western New York Runners

Eight Safety Tips for Western New York Runners

As an avid runner, Buffalo attorney John Feroleto has run races from the mile to the Boston Marathon. And while he enjoys running as a way to stay in shape, relieve stress and build camaraderie and friendships, he also knows the importance of safety when hitting the pavement.

Following are eight safety tips for runners, courtesy of John Feroleto, Attorneys at Law:

Eat Drink Local Week Puts Focus on WNY Harvest

Eat Drink Local Week Puts Focus on WNY Harvest

Edible Buffalo is proud to announce the first ever New York Statewide Eat Drink Local Week June 24 through June 30, 2011, a restaurant week with a mission! With the harvest season in full swing, Edible Buffalo along with seventeen local restaurant and winery partners will be celebrating the local food chain by promoting menus using ingredients sourced from local growers and artisan producers.

“Many of our restaurant and winery partners already use locally sourced ingredients on their menus, so this is an opportunity to showcase their efforts,” says Lisa Tucker, publisher of Edible Buffalo. “We also want to continue to make the connection between farm and plate for consumers. With over 7500 farms in the eight county region, we cannot afford to ignore how important local agriculture is to our food economy.”

Andrew Gramza Memorial Drive to be Held Saturday

Andrew Gramza Memorial Drive to be Held Saturday

Calling all blood donors to the Andrew Gramza Memorial Drive! Alden resident, Andrew Gramza, 21, passed away last November. He required a lot of blood while in the hospital, and when he passed away, his family donated his heart valves to UNYTS (Upstate New York Transplant Services). What better way to honor him than with a blood drive/basket raffle with all proceeds benefiting UNYTS?

Take part in this Memorial Drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 18 at Alden High School, 13190 Park St. To schedule an appointment  to donate blood, please call UNYTS at 716-512-7940. Walk ins are also welcome.  A basket raffle will be held with all the proceeds going directly to UNYTS.  A variety of baskets, with some valued at over $100, will be available. 

Please call 716-572-3672  or visit www.unyts.org for more details

Legislator Mills Invites Residents on Guided Walk in Emery Park

Legislator Mills Invites Residents on Guided Walk in Emery Park

Erie County Legislator John J. Mills announces that the next free spring guided walk in a County park will be held tomorrow (June 25) at Emery Park in South Wales. The purpose of the program is to encourage residents to be more active and healthy. 

“These walks were well attended last year and walkers were able to enjoy the County’s jewels, its parks,” Legislator Mills said. “This is a great effort to promote healthy family fun and learn more about how to stay healthy.” 

Registration begins at 9 a.m. onsite, followed by the walk at 10 a.m. Walkers should meet at the Fieldhouse in Emery Park, 2084 Emery Road, South Wales.

At the walk, attendees will be able to learn more about how to get healthy and stay healthy, and receive health screenings targeting blood pressure and BMI.