You can find links and information you heard about on News 4 on this page.
Wednesday, June 3
Buffalo’s Most Amazing Race is turning into a car scavenger hunt this year. For more information, and to sign up, click here.
Friday, May 29
Need help with a drug problem? Call Crisis Services Addiction Hotline, 716-831-7007. Niagara County Crisis Services, 285-3515. SAMHSA National Helpline, 1-800-662-4357.
Tuesday, May 26
Independent Health and the YMCA are partnering up to offer free fitness classes online this summer. It’s called Fitness In the Parks Home Edition. For a schedule, and how to access the classes, click here.
Monday, May 25
For more information on the PBS Learn at Home Program, click here.
Saturday, May 23
For information on the City of Buffalo’s map detailing which businesses are open, click here.
Friday, May 22
If you’d like to help raise funds for the SPCA, buy a shirt here.
Thursday, May 21
Gateway Longview hotline – (716) 783-3221
Crisis Services hotline – (716) 834-3131
If you believe your employer is not following PPE, hygiene, or social distancing guidelines — call the state hotline at 1-888-364-3065.
Wednesday, May 20
To fill out the Niagara County Business Cloth Mask Request Form, click on this link.
For a list of COVID-19 testing sites in Niagara County, click here.
Want to order something special for Memorial Day? Check out Step Out Buffalo’s Memorial Day guide for a list of buisnesses taking orders for the holiday .
Tuesday, May 19
To apply to work at a local Home Depot, click on this link.
Friday, May 15
Keep your eyes to the sky on Saturday, the National Warplane Museum is doing a special flyover of the area. For a map and schedule of the flyover, click here.
Saturday, May 9
For more information about COVID-19 antibody testing at Kaledia Health, click here.
Thursday, May 7
Feedmore WNY Mobile Food Pantry Location- click here.
Wednesday, May 6
If you’re looking for something unique to do for Mother’s Day, a group of 22 artists is coming together create colorful art installations outside. For a map of where to find each art piece, click here.
Tuesday, May 5
A Kenmore business is offering a unique experience while you’re stuck at home. For more information on the projects you can create with Hammer and Stain Buffalo, click here.
FeedMore WNY is holding its annual Sweet Expectations fundraiser virtually this year. For more information, and to buy tickets, click here.
Friday, May 1
A teenager in Baltimore is helping senior citizens fight off loneliness. You can send a special letter to this address, to join in on the cause: P.O. Box 42677, Towson, MD 21284
Check out tomorrow’s Virtual MS Walk by clicking here.
Thursday, April 30
If you want to send Harper a card for her first birthday, you can send it to
PO Box 184
Franklinville, NY 14737
Tuesday, April 28
Erie County wants to help people’s anxiety and concerns with coronavirus. Information on a phone line to answer your questions can be found here.
Monday, April 27
To learn more about the Independent Health & Buffalo Bills Health and Wellness Challenge, click on this link.
The City of Buffalo has launched a new website with fact-checked COVID-19 resources- click here.
Plans are in the works for a trail that would connect the City of Buffalo to towns in Cattaraugus County. For more information on the Southern Tier Trail and how to give your input, click here.
Thursday, April 23
To request a mail-in ballot in Erie County, click on this link.
Monday, April 20
Social Security beneficiaries and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients who don’t file tax returns will start receiving their automatic Economic Impact Payments directly from the Treasury Department soon. For information click here.
Sunday, April 19
A family is mourning the loss of a mother, who passed away from COVID-19 the same day her daughter turned 18. To help with funeral expenses and to help her daughter pay for college, click here.
Friday, April 17
Find the Buffalo Dream Center’s outreach schedule here.
Thursday, April 16
Call Erie County Senior Services at (716) 858-8526.
Wednesday, April 15
To learn how you can apply to vote using an absentee ballot, click on this link.
Tuesday, April 14
For information on Niagara County small business resources, click here.
To fill out an adoption application for a dog at Open Arms Rescue, go to this site.
Monday, April 13
To listen to “Those Idiots” Quarantine Polka in honor of Dyngus Day, click here.
Friday, April 10
BPD Strong t-shirts can be purchased here.
Donate to OpOverwatch here. Those who wish to donate care packages can email OpOverwatchministry@gmail.com.
Wednesday, April 8
To learn more about the disaster relief loan program in Erie County, click on this link.
Monday, April 6
To learn how to create your own maks right at home, click here.
Sunday, April 5
For a list of parishes across Westeren New York currently offering live-stream services, click here.
Thursday, April 2
Learn more about Loaded Lumber here.
Friday, March 27
Local matchmakers are pairing people up safely in the middle of this coronavirus pandemic. Click here to learn more about Matchmaking 2 a Tee.
Thursday, March 26
Thomas Hastings and Diana Sampson are keeping spirits up during this difficult time. To listen to their virtual concerts, click here.
Wednesday, March 25
If you are in need of help with mental health concerns during the coronavirus pandemic, please call 1-844-863-9314.
Friday, March 20
To contact FeedMore WNY, click here.
Saturday, March 14
For a list of parishes across the Diocese that are currently offering live-stream liturgies, click here.
Tuesday, March 10
To enter to win $100,000 to build your own Airbnb, click here.
Sunday, March 1
For tips on how to keep your reusable bags clean, click here.
Friday, February 28
To take part in a state survey about the future development of Niagara Falls, click on this link.
Saturday, February 22
Friday, February 21
Want to report a zombie home? Do it at this link.
Thursday, February 20
To learn more about 20/20 Vision: Women Artists in Western New York, click here.
Sunday, February 16
The Queen City is getting some shine in the new movie “Buffaloed” written by a Lockport native! For ticket information, click here.
To learn how you can help Stars collect cans for animals in need, click here.
Saturday, February 15
Fanim Industries recalls Harbor Breeze Santa Ana Ceiling Fan due to an injury hazard. To submit your request for a replacement, click here.
Friday, February 14
Looking for a furry friend? The Niagara SPCA has two big adoption events happening this Valentine’s Day weekend. For more information, click here.
To learn more about the Presidents Day Weekend Winter Festival, click on this link.
To learn more about Wings Flights of Hope and how you can get involved click here.
Wednesday, February 12
To see the entire schedule for the Central Library, including programs for children during their winter break, click here.
The U.S. Department of Transportation is formulating a uniform set of rules for service animals and emotional support animals, click here to see it.
Tuesday, February 11
If you would like more information on Lynch Syndrome–especially if you were adopted, click here.
To take the City of Buffalo community needs survey, click on this link.
You can buy tickets to see the MAAC Swimming and Diving Championships here.
Call Spectrum at 855-707-7328 to claim a credit following a weekend outage.
Monday, February 10
A local organization wants to create opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities, who are highly unemployed. Click here for more information on the Friday Foundation.
To see the full Australian documentary about Chris Collins, click here.
Sunday, February 9
It was off to the races for Girl Scouts Saturday as the first annual Como Park Service Unit Girl Scout Derby kicked off! Click here for more information.
Saturday, February 8
For more information on how you can become a puppy raiser for Guiding Eyes for the Blind, click here.
Wednesday, February 5
The Golden Mummies of Egypt exhibit makes its US premiere at the Buffalo Museum of Science on February 8. Click here for info.
Tuesday, February 4
Here are the 5 apartment complexes that are being sued by Housing Opportunities Made Equal:
- Garden Village Apartments, owned by Glendale Development, Cheektowaga
- Buffalo Housing Associates, managed by Wingate Management Co., Inc., Buffalo
- Peace Bridge Apartments, Buffalo
- Apartments owned by Peninsula Wholesale Holdings and managed by DASA Properties LLC Buffalo
- Windwood Place Apartments, Cheektowaga.
Click here to see what the U.S. government is doing to try and stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Viewers who want to learn what the “Safer Senior Homes Rating” is for a specific nursing home can clink on this link to learn more about Ruthie’s Law and access the five star ratings for Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing homes located in Erie County.
Monday, February 3
In 2011, Wendy Ponzo was shot in the face, and survived. For more information on her book, “The Girl I Was Then & The Woman I am Now,” click here.
Saturday, February 1
For more information on local events hosted by BlueCross BlueShield WNY, click here.
A 3-year-old puppy named Lucy needs surgery for a chronic ear infection. To help the Niagara SPCA raise funds for her operation, click here.
Thursday, January 30
To learn more about the Person-Centered Services Treehouse at Explore and More, click here.
Sunday, January 26
To learn more about upcoming events at the New York Beer Project, click here.
Saturday, January 25
The Erie County Complete Count Committee is hiring for the upcoming census. If you would like to apply to be a census taker, click here.
Thursday, January 23
The US Department of Transportation is proposing a new set of guidelines for allowing animals on airplanes, to see the guidelines, click here.
Wednesday, January 20
You can help name the Mars 2020 Rover here.
Sunday, January 19
To learn more about the Baby Trend stroller recall, click here.
Saturday, January 18
The Police Athletic League of Buffalo is keeping kids active during the winter! For information on how you can sign up, visit Buffalo Pal Team Registration.
Donations to the PR Earthquake Relief Fund can be made here.
Friday, January 17
There’s a big online effort to send a Niagara Falls, Ontario man and well-known Chiefs fan to the AFC Championship. The online fundraiser is called Send KDave to KC!!!!
Thursday, January 16
To see the schedule for Tonawanda Winterfest, click on this link.
Wednesday, January 15
Learn more about cancer services in Erie County here.
Girl Scouts of WNY are taking on-the-spot registrations from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. as part of the annual Join-a-Thon. Call 1-888-837-6410 or click/tap here.
To learn more and take part in the Warmest Cold City Contest, click on this link.
Tuesday, January 14
You can vote for Fredonia in the Small Business Revolution contest here.
Monday, January 13
The Buffalo Zoo is raising money to help those affected by the Australian wildfires. Online donations can be made here.
To see the blog highlighting all the changes in New York law affecting employment, click here.
Sunday, January 12
Want to learn life-saving techniques to save your fur-baby? Queen City Pitties can help! Click here for more information.
Saturday, January 11
Crisis Services hotlines have been down due to a Verizon service issue. Other resources for support:
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255
- Crisis Text Line – text Got5 to 741741
- Immediate intervention response – 911
- Information/ referral information – 211
Friday, January 10
To learn more about the Stained Glass Association and their upcoming programs, click here.
Thursday, January 9
Wednesday, January 8
To learn more about the Buffalo City Swim Racers, click here.
Tuesday, January 7
A local business owner is helping those affected by the wildfires in Australia. Click here to learn more about Vintage Chameleon.
Monday, January 6
Having a problem redeeming your Simply Certificates gift certificates? If the 5-year dormancy period has not expired, you should be able to get the gift certificate re-issued. Here’s a link.
If you can’t get your unexpired Simply Certificate re-issued, you can file a complaint with the New York Attorney General by clicking here.
Sunday, January 5
Click on this link for a full list of events at the Healthy Zone Rink.
To learn how you can get involved with Pixie Mama Rescues, click here.
Saturday, January 4
To learn more about recycling programs offered in Buffalo, click here.
Saturday, December 28
For information on when you can get your Christmas tree removed, click here.
To find your fur-ever pup with Buffalo Pug and Small Breed Rescue, click here.
Thursday, December 26
Learn more about Starbucks’ pop-up parties here.
Wednesday, December 18
Choosing the right Energy Services Company (ESCO) for your gas or electric service. Here is the New York State Department of Public Service’s list of your ESCO choices based on your zip code.
Monday, December 16
CPACE is a private loan source, approved by the City of Buffalo, and the State of New York that can provide funding for as much as 100% of your project cost. Click on this link for EIC/PACE for more information.
To donate to Andre the Warrior’s fund, click on this link.
Friday, December 13
To “Kickstart Your Heart” with some Mötley Crüe tickets, click here.
For the map of XMAS Trailer routes visit their Facebook.
Thursday, December 12
City of Lights begins Friday at The Chapel in Getzville.
Make your SPCA Radiothon gift here.
Wednesday, December 11
To learn more about the Safe Ride Home 4 The Holidays program, click on this link.
Monday, December 9
For more information on the White Castle frozen burger recall, click here.
Sunday, December 8
Find out how to get involved with the Friends of the Buffalo Animal Shelter by clicking here.
Saturday, December 7
Special Spaces Buffalo renovates rooms for kids who are battling through tough fights.
To learn more about the programs at the Buffalo History Museum, click here.
Friday, December 6
To learn about how you can volunteer or donate to Special Spaces Buffalo, click on this link.
Thursday, December 5
UB Heals continues to raise money here long after Thursday’s foot clinic.
To purchase a 2020 Craft Brew Tour Card, click on this link. The money goes towards Habitat for Humanity’s The House Beer Built campaign.
Monday, December 2
Find information on Santa Village here.
Information on Giving Tuesday can be found here.
Sunday, December 1
For information on The House that Beer Built, click here.
To learn how to shop safe on Cyber Monday, click here.
Sunday, November 24
For a full list of places to shop on Small business Saturday, click here.
Saturday, November 23
Rooted in Love helps those, with no questions asked. For more information on the cause, click here.
For more information on Project Semicolon, click here.
To help Brendon beat cancer, click here .
Wednesday, November 20
Sign up to be an organ donor by clicking here.
Tuesday, November 19
To learn more about Herd of Hope, benefiting research at Roswell, click here.
Sunday, November 17
Information on how to donate to Deanna’s fight against cancer can be found here.
Thursday, November 14
To watch the documentary on Nolan Burch, “Breathe, Nolan, Breathe”, click on this link.
Wednesday, November 13
Information on the Lemon Twist Gala can be found here.
Sunday, November 10
To learn more about the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association, click here.
For more information on how to help a hound through Underdogs Rescue, click here.
Monday, November 4
For more from the CDC on how to stay safe during and after a winter storm click here.
Sunday, October 27
For a full list of upcoming events planned in the Elmwood Village, click here.
Saturday, October 26
To Find fresh fruits and vegetables at a Mobile Market near you, click here.
Thursday, October 24
Find locations for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day here.
Wednesday, October 23
For dates and times of the Orchard Park Central School District Parent Information Series click here.
Friday, October 18
‘At Wit’s End’ tells the story of Erma Bombeck and how she juggles family life, along with her comical, iconic newspaper column. The play is coming to the Shea’s 710 Theater November 5th. Click here for tickets.
Thursday, October 17
You could win a day with Bills Dad and Mom at their home to watch an away game by donating to the Pancreatic Cancer Association of WNY here.
Monday, October 14
To learn more about Honor Flight, click on this link.
Saturday, October 12
To learn more about Lyme Western New York, click here.
Thursday, October 10
To buy tickets for David Bellavia’s event in Niagara Falls, click on this link.
Wednesday, October 9
For tickets to an O’Connell & Company production, click here
Sunday, October 6
To get involved with the Brave little Fighters,click here.
To learn more about Fire prevention Week ,click here.
Saturday, October 5
Click here to play Feast of Legends.
Wednesday, October 2
To donate to Crisis Services, click on this link.
Tuesday, October 1
To apply for the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Flood Relief and Recovery Program, click here.
Thursday, September 26
To learn how you can help bring back bird populations, click on this link.
Wednesday, September 25
Learn more about Cruisin’ for a Cure here.
Tuesday, September 24
Learn more on how the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo is giving back to those who go above and beyond here.
Monday, September 23
More information on getting tickets for Men Who Cook 2019 can be found here.
Sunday, September 22
For information on Border Report, click here.
For a list of fall activities, click here.
Saturday, September 21
To learn more about the individualized dance, fitness and movement programs at Danceability, click here.
Friday, September 20
Click here for tickets for the Mafia homecoming party.
To learn more about the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, click on this link.
Thursday, September 19
To register your home or business for Buffalo Safe Cam, click on this link.
Wednesday, September 18
Click here to learn more about Buffalo Row.
Tuesday, September 17
The Sabres are teaming up with Roswell Park for a free prostate cancer early detection event. Learn more here.
Monday, September 16
Read the report “Preserving Buffalo-Niagara Falls Bridges” here.
Sunday, September 15
For more information on Tech Start-Up Week, click here.
Saturday, September 14
To learn more about Roswell Park’s workshops,click here.
Thursday, September 12
To get a ticket for Museum Day, click on this link.
Tuesday, September 10
The Make-a-Wish Radiothon is this week, and you can already donate here.
To learn more about mental health advocates of WNY, click on this link.
Sunday, September 8
For more information on the AAA Job Fair click here.
Saturday, September 7
To learn more about Tunnels to Towers click here.
Tuesday, September 3
For more information on how to donate to the victims of Hurricane Dorian click here.
Tuesday, August 27
To enter the Ultimate Weekend #InTheBUF click here.
Monday, August 26
To learn more about the Highway Maintenance Worker Series click here.
Sunday, August 25
Donate to “Dajuan’s fight” by clicking here.
To learn more about the We Love U Foundation and how you can get involved click here.
Saturday, August 24
To learn more about International Child Advancement and its mission to empower disadvantaged children through education, vocational training, and mentoring click here.
Tuesday, August 20
The Better Business Bureau’s scam alert warning consumers to be cautious using their smart personal assistant devices such as Siri and Alexa.
Thursday, August 15
Classic Knot CEO Sheldon Gibbs is hosting Back2School Summer Jam Giveaway, a backpack giveaway on Saturday, August 24 at MLK Park. More info is here.
Monday, August 12
Dole has issued a voluntary recall of a limited number of cases of baby spinach. Check your fridge then check in here.
A local chef was just named the ACF National Chef Educator of the Year. To learn more about the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, where he works, click here.
Saturday, August 10
For more information about the Kidney Foundation of Western New York click here.
Thursday, August 8
Tom Zurhellen is walking across America in support of fellow veterans and their families. To learn more about his cause, click here.
For more information about how you can become a Meals on Wheels volunteer, click here.
Sunday, August 4
For more information on Last Play Out click here.
To learn more about Magnets on a Mission click here.
Saturday, August 3
To learn more about Wings Flights of Hope click here.
Thursday, August 1
To purchase the new children’s book, Pancho Power, click on this link.
Wednesday, July 31
Learn more about Drums Along the Waterfront here.
Tuesday, July 30
To learn more about Friends of Concordia Cemetery click here.
Thursday, July 25
Get tickets for Botanics and Brews at the Buffalo Botanical Gardens here.
Click on this link to see if your information was compromised in the Equifax data breach.
Wednesday, July 24
To learn more about Papercraft Miracles, click here.
For more information on the Buffalo Matters Program click here.
Thursday, July 18
To report zombie properties as part of the “Zombies Initiative,” click here.
Wednesday, July 17
If you’d like to learn more about participating in the Million Veteran Program, call (716) 834-9200 x 5634.
Take the 2019 Best Looking Cruiser Contest Survey by clicking here.
Tuesday, July 16
For tips to fight gambling addiction, click here.
Thursday, July 11
To learn more about RIP Medical Debt, click on this link
Wednesday, July 10
Learn more about the Play Everywhere Challenge here.
Monday, July 8
To purchase tickets to The Great New York State Fair click here.
Tuesday, July 4
The largest synchronized swimming competition in the world is being hosted in Tonawanda right now. For a schedule of events, and more information, click here.
Tuesday, July 2
To buy some used turf form New Era Field, click/tap here.
Monday, July 1
To see the 2019 Buffalo swimming and wading pool schedule click here.
Friday, June 28
For more information on how “Blue Water Navy” veterans can file Agent Orange claims click here.
Thursday, June 27
To learn more about the foster care program at Baker Victory Services, or to get involved, click here.
Kids can help design the new playground at MLK Park. On Tuesday, July 2, inside the Cummings Room at the Buffalo Museum of Science, developers will take ideas from drawings to incorporate them into the designs. The drawing portion starts at 4:30 p.m. with a planning meeting at 5:30.
Saturday, June 22
Tickets are available now for Tony Walker & Co’s Beautiful Women Doing Beautiful Things fundraiser for Oishei Children’s Hospital | Click here to learn more.
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center welcomes more donations, even after the Ride For Roswell ends. | Click here to give.
Friday, June 21
You could win one giant flamingo and a variety beer pack from Resurgence, Community Beer Works And Labatt USA. Click here to find out how.
To learn more about everything happening in the Buffalo Olmsted Parks this summer, click here.
Thursday, June 20
The Kenan Center in Lockport is offering a full schedule of flexible summer programming for kids | Learn more here.
Wednesday, June 19
The annual Buffalo Veterans Stand Down will be held at the KeyBank Center from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Transportation is available from the Buffalo VA Medical Center, VA Homeless Program, and the Buffalo City Mission | Click here for more information.
Tuesday, June 18
As many local high schoolers prepare for graduation, an Orchard Park senior is busy running his own, thriving business. For more information on Real Estate Studio, click here.
Share your input on the future of the North Aud Block by clicking here.
Monday, June 17
Learn more about Yoga On Tap For Charity here.
Thursday, June 13
The Lewiston Garden Festival is happening June 15 and 16 | Click here to learn more.
To apply a candidate profile and application must be completed online at www.usps.com/employment. Click the “Career opportunities” link, click “Search USPS jobs”, choose “New York” and then click “start.” Click on the opening you are interested in and “apply.”
The Buffalo Automotive Technician position is Job# NC 10320129.
Wednesday, June 12
Donate to 8-year-old Shaylee’s fundraiser for the Lost Limbs Foundation here.
Tuesday, June 11
To learn more about the NFTA Metro Rail expansion project, click on this link.
Saturday, June 8
To donate to Lorenzo Alexander’s ACES Foundation, click on this link.
Friday, June 7
To see news and updates from the Buffalo Zoo, click here.
For more on the first ever South Buffalo Porchfest, click here.
Thursday, June 6
A modular home built by students at the Harkness Career & Technical Center will be going up for auction on June 14 at 9 a.m. | Click here for more information.
Wednesday, June 5
To donate to the SPCA Serving Erie County, click on this link.
A GoFundMe has been created for the children of Michael Paladino Jr. Find it here.
Monday, June 3
To learn more about the BFLO Hall of Fame Experience click here.