Amal Elhelw

Photo courtesy of Cheyenne Ketter-Franklin / The Buffalo History Museum

The coronavirus pandemic is a historic event, so it's only natural The Buffalo History Museum has started an initiative to document and archive the shared experiences of those living through it. 

Kaley Donaldson / CCRN

Child care providers remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic to care for children of essential workers. 

Photo courtesy of Angela Sikora, Windsong Radiology

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, outpatient facilities such as Windsong Radiology are remaining open to address urgent elective inpatient diagnostic and surgical procedures while helping to take the strain off hospital systems who are on the front lines batting the virus. 

Ellen Goldbaum / University at Buffalo

Institutions across the United States are researching ways to combat the spread of COVID-19. The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo is one of those institutions. 

Photo courtesy of Bri Olson / BISSELL Pet Foundation

As part of its Empty the Shelters Emergency Relief program, BISSELL Pet Foundation is working with animal shelters across the country to reduce adoption fees during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

Community Services for Every1

Among the local companies hiring while workers are being laid off are four that provide services for individuals with disabilities. People Inc., The Arc of Erie County, Community Services for Every1 and Suburban Adult Services Incorporated are all looking to hire direct support professionals.

As SUNY and CUNY schools prepare for a move to distance learning in response to the coronavirus, local college athletes are having their athletic semesters cut short.

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Local urban farmers gathered Friday to celebrate national Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Day and to sign a pledge upholding safe farming practices for soil health and environmental protection.


Governor Andrew Cuomo is proposing an amendment to his 2021 executive state budget to establish the SUNY Curing Alzheimer’s Health Consortium.

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Dignitaries gathered inside Erie County Medical Center Friday for the formal dedication of the main hospital building's new atrium.