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Health
1:27 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

ECMC nurses agree to new 7-year labor deal

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Nurses at Erie County Medical Center have overwhelmingly voted in favor of a new seven-year labor contract.

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Inmate damages cell; deputy treated at ECMC
11:15 am
Sat July 26, 2014

Sheriff's deputy injured by inmate at Holding Center

Erie County Holding Center
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A deputy at the Erie County Holding Center has been injured while attempting to subdue an inmate.

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Two victims being treated at ECMC
10:27 am
Sun June 22, 2014

Triple shooting takes one life

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A triple shooting on Buffalo's East Side has killed one man and sent two others to the hospital.

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Health
10:40 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Lomeo named president/CEO of Kaleida Health

Jody Lomeo has been named president and CEO of Kaleida Health
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The Kaleida Health Board of Directors has named Jody Lomeo president and CEO.

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One victim reported with serious injuries
10:24 am
Sun March 30, 2014

Overnight shooting injures three

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Buffalo Police continue to investigate an overnight shooting that injured three males.

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Local
8:42 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Jim Kelly's cancer has returned, hospital says

Jim Kelly has had a recurrence of cancer.
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Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly's cancer has returned, according to a statement issued late Friday afternoon by ECMC.

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Elma woman killed in Transit Road collision
10:37 am
Sun February 23, 2014

Witnesses sought in deadly crash

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A car accident in Amherst took the life an an Elma woman on Saturday morning.

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Health
8:00 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Press Pass: Kaleida's future leadership

Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer
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Kaleida Health is now operating under new leadership. The board of directors recently voted out CEO James Kaskie and named Erie County Medical Center CEO Jody Lomeo to run Kaleida in the interim.

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Local
8:41 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Kaskie resigns as Kaleida CEO

Robert Gioia & John Koelmel.
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A major leadership change has been announced at one of the area's largest health providers as Kaleida Health CEO James Kaskie has resigned. WBFO's Eileen Buckley attended a news briefing Friday morning at Kaleida's Gates Vascular Institute in downtown Buffalo.

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Health
6:00 am
Tue December 31, 2013

ECMC opens new $15 million surgery center

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ECMC showed off its new $15 million ambulatory surgery center Monday with two operating rooms in a new building on the Grider Street campus.

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Local
11:35 am
Sat November 30, 2013

Police investigating two shooting deaths

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Buffalo Police are asking for the public's help as they investigate two separate shooting deaths from Saturday morning. 

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Officer treated and released after drug bust
10:13 am
Sun November 17, 2013

Police officer injured in making arrest

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Authorities are reporting that a Buffalo Police officer was injured while investigating suspicious activity on Saturday night.

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Mercy Flight called to scene
10:33 am
Sat November 16, 2013

Driver injured in early morning crash

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Mercy Flight was called in response to an early morning accident in Niagara County.

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Police are investigating scene; charges pending
10:55 am
Sat November 9, 2013

Shooting during altercation injures onlooker

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Buffalo Police are reporting that one person has been injured and one arrest made in an early morning shooting.

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Site of violence saw gunhshots last weekend
11:10 am
Sun November 3, 2013

East Side shooting targets two victims

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Buffalo Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the early morning hours on Sunday.

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Firefighters rescue residents
10:47 am
Sun November 3, 2013

House fire injures two

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A house fire on the city's East Side has injured two people.

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Fight sends two males to ECMC
10:52 am
Sun October 20, 2013

Police investigate East Side stabbing

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Buffalo Police are continuing to investigate a double stabbing on the city's East Side.

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Incident being investigated by federal agency
10:42 am
Sun October 6, 2013

Shooting at Air Base considered accidental

The Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station
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An investigation is underway into what is being called an accidental shooting at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station on Saturday night.

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Degree of injury still unreported
10:26 am
Sun September 29, 2013

Injured football player released from hospital

An Attica High School football player, injured in a game Friday night, has been released from the hospital.

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Pair shoot acquaintance during wedding trip
9:30 am
Sun September 29, 2013

Visiting couple charged with murder

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A couple visiting from North Carolina has been arrested in a Niagara Falls murder.

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Victim of shooting faces charges
11:05 am
Sun September 15, 2013

Arrest made in connection with weekend shooting

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Buffalo Police have made an arrest in an early Saturday morning shooting on the city's East Side. In this case, the victim has been arrested.

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Patrolman treated at ECMC
10:44 am
Sun August 11, 2013

Minor car accident injures Buffalo officer

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A Buffalo Police officer is being treated at ECMC for injuries suffered in a car accident early this morning.

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Local
9:00 am
Wed July 31, 2013

All clear at ECMC after false report of a gun

Terrace View Long Term Health facility at ECMC off Grider.
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The all clear has been given at the Erie County Medical Center after a false report of a person with a gun in the Terrace View Long-Term Care Facility on the Grider Street campus. A search of the building found nothing and activities returned to normal around 7:50 a.m. Wednesday.

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Local
2:41 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

Kelly undergoes successful surgery to remove cancer

Jim Kelly is resting comfortably at ECMC following surgery Friday morning.
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Buffalo Bills legend Jim Kelly underwent successful surgery Friday morning to remove cancer from his upper jaw bone.

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Local
11:16 am
Thu April 25, 2013

No patient disruption from smoke in mechanical area of ECMC

ECMC, Buffalo, NY
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The Erie County Medical Center says there was no disruption of patient care Thursday morning following a problem in the hospital’s mechanical room. 

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Health
3:20 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

Families urged to discuss organ donation

Organ donation from Rahwa Ghirmatzion Hill's 7-year-old son Asa helped save the lives of other children.
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ECMC and Unyts are reminding Western New Yorkers that April is 'Donate Life Month.' Nationwide, more than 117,000 people are awaiting transplants.

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Health
4:36 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

ECMC opens new nursing care facility

After 87 years, the Erie County Home in Alden is closing and residents and staff are moving to the ECMC Health Campus in Buffalo.

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Local
9:00 am
Mon February 4, 2013

Press Pass: ECMC growth & Buffalo's blue economy

Brian Meyer, Buffalo News in WBFO studio
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This week in our Press Pass conversation, WBFO's Eileen Buckley and Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer discuss advances made at the Erie County Medical Center. They also tell us what the Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper says is the"blue economy."  Eileen and Brian begin their conversation with ECMC's plans to open a brand new nursing home this month on the Grider campus replacing the former home in Alden.


 

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Local
2:33 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

New county comptroller warns of urgent cash crunch

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Erie County's new fiscal watchdog says the county is facing a cash crunch. Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw says he quickly realized there is not enough funding in place to cover a $15 million ECMC payment owed to the state next week.

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Reckless driving leads to accident
9:54 am
Sun December 16, 2012

Airborne auto closes Metro station

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An early morning car accident on Saturday forced the closure of the Delavan/Canisius Metro Rail station.

A car driven by 33-year-old Roman Dunnigan went airborne after striking another vehicle at the intersection of West Delevan and Main Street, crashing into the glass dome of the rail station. Dunnigan fled the scene on foot, and officers later identified Dunnigan at ECMC and arrested him. He is facing multiple charges, including reckless driving and speeding. The occupant of the other vehicle, 22-year-old Ashley McNeal was treated at ECMC and released.

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