Western New Yorkers walk in ‘sea of pink’

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Newfane High School business teacher Kyle Beth Bridgeman started walking in Making Strides in 2003, the year one of her best friends was diagnosed with cancer.  Two years later, she was pinned with her own disturbing diagnosis of breast cancer.  She underwent a lumpectomy and then endured chemotherapy and radiation as part of her treatment. […]

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“Where words fail, music speaks”

Those words on the power of music are attributed to Hans Christian Andersen. So, when music is cut from schools, hundreds will turn out, like they did in Buffalo yesterday. Here’s an excerpt: City Honors School student Ana Blatto presented a box of more than 700 letters from students protesting music cuts. She said she […]

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Making Strides in Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo

Here are some Flickr slideshows of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks. In Syracuse, where I was thankful because I could blame the rain for the drops on my face. Yes, my eyes teared when Melissa Agne told me that Marty Campbell had died in the spring from lymphoma. And Buffalo, where Darlene Swannie, a […]

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Take Action: Vote ‘Yes’ for libraries

Take Action: Vote ‘Yes’ for libraries

Supporters can sign on to a special advocacy web site to let Erie County legislators know the importance of their library – before next week’s Tuesday, Nov. 30, budget vote.

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