The Executive Director of the Seneca Street Community Development Corporation says Buffalo's Seneca-Babock neighborhood is an "isolated pocket of generational poverty with very few resources." With $10,000 in grant funding, the CDC is expanding into health care to help fix that.
Families with loved ones undergoing care at Mercy Hospital now have an option, if needed to stay nearby at a new hospitality center not far from the South Buffalo medical center. The Grace Guest House was formally dedicated Monday.
An estimated 1800 to 1900 cardiovascular patients in Niagara County traveled to Erie County and beyond last year to seek the care they needed. Thanks to a newly opened cardiac catheterization lab, that number should drop significantly.