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East Aurora Native Launches New Lifestyle Website for Men

East Aurora Native Launches New Lifestyle Website for Men


Steven Helmicki, an anti-concussion advocate and president of Primordial Strength Inc., a private gym located in Elma, announces the launch of his latest project, a lifestyle website for men — primordialman.com.  

Primordialman.com is an affiliate of Schott NYC, a premier USA-based manufacturer of leather goods. The website also features high-quality products such as Chanel Platinum, Omega Watches, Boston Whaler, Gustin Jeans and others.  

Tim Russert exhibit opens Friday

BUFFALO, NY - "Inside Tim Russert's Office" exhibit at the Buffalo History Museum opened Friday to the public.

The exhibit honoring the late moderator of "Meet the Press" and Western New York native has been on display at the Newseum in Washington D.C. for years. Buffalo will now become the permanent home of the journalism star's office exhibit.

Russert's Washington Bureau desk is placed just as he had left it, with all his trinkets, cell phone and scripts. The walls are also full of memorabilia including his famous white board.

Two On Your Side's MaryAlice Demler talked to Tim's son, Luke Russert, on opening night.

For more information, go to buffalohistory.org

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Rosanna Berardi to Present at AILA’s 6th Annual Canada/U.S. Border Immigration Conference

Rosanna Berardi to Present at AILA’s 6th Annual Canada/U.S. Border Immigration Conference


The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) will host the 6th annual Canada/U.S. Border Immigration Fall Conference in Buffalo, N.Y., on Oct. 17, and among this year’s presenters will be Berardi Immigration Law’s Managing Partner, Rosanna Berardi. The AILA conference gives leading immigration lawyers and other professionals the opportunity to discuss and analyze substantive and practical issues in Canadian and U.S. border immigration.  

Enhanced Ebola Screening to Commence in U.S. Airports

Enhanced Ebola Screening to Commence in U.S. Airports


On Oct. 11, 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security’s Customs & Border Protection (CBP) commenced screening for the Ebola virus at select U.S. airports. Starting with New York’s JFK Airport, all travelers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone will now undergo enhanced entry screening in an effort to detect overt signs of the deadly illness. This week, Washington-Dulles, Newark, Chicago O-Hare and Atlanta International airports will follow suit. These five airports receive over 94 percent of travelers from the Ebola-affected nations. 

Early Morning Fire at Playground Causes $20,000 in Damage

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Buffalo Fire Department investigators need the public's help to find out who set fire to a playground.

The playground at the Northwest Buffalo Community Center on Lawn Avenue was damaged after it was set on fire at about 2 a.m. Saturday. No injuries were reported but fire investigators say about $20,000 worth of damage was done.

Now they're asking for the public's help to figure out who's responsible.

As Two On Your Side's Andrea Marvin learned from North District Councilman Joe Golombek, it's a devastating loss for residents who say this neighborhood has dealt with enough.

The playground belongs to the Head Start program at the Northwest Community Center, which provides social services and is somewhat of a hub for this area. Golombek says whoever set the fire is just hurting the kids.

Teen Girl Fatally Shot Identified as 17-year-old Shmerea Nailor

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Police have identified the 17-year-old girl fatally shot Thursday night at Shmerea Nailor, a student who had been attending Burgard High School.

The shooting happened in front of a church at the intersection of Riverside and Ontario last Thursday night.

On Friday, 2 On Your Side met friends and family in mourning over the loss of a young woman they say was taken too soon.

"She was a good kid, and it happened to the wrong person," a friend said.

At Burgard, friends say she played basketball.

Buffalo Interim Superintendent Donald Ogilvie said, "As a school community, we will do all that we can to comfort those students and staff who are most affected by this tragic end to a young life."

Recently, though, friends also say Nailor had been hanging out with the wrong crowd.

Experts, Native Liberian to Discuss Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

Experts, Native Liberian to Discuss Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

In light of the worsening Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Daemen College will host a panel discussion of experts and also offer a personal perspective on the crisis from a native Liberian at the event scheduled for Oct. 20.

The panel discussion, which is part of the Daemen History and Political Science Speakers Series, will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Wick Campus Center Alumni Lounge. The event is free and open to the public.

“In addition to the health care threat of this deadly disease, the Ebola epidemic involves many political, cultural and government policy issues,” said Dr. Joseph Sahr Sankoh, Daemen associate professor of political science/African affairs and panel chair. “The range of expertise from the panelists will help put the public health impact of the Ebola outbreak into perspective and examine the broader implications of the virus as we face this international crisis.”

Panelists will include: