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Monday, 29 December 2014 19:24

Behind the Bench

 WBFO-FM 88.7 is introducing a new weekly segment to its morning news lineup during the Buffalo Sabres season. 

 

WBFO’s “Behind the Bench” will provide enlightening and lively analysis on the Sabres. The weekly chats will premiere on Thursday, Jan. 8 and will be heard Thursdays at 5:45 a.m., 7:45 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. WBFO’s Omar Fetouh and Sabres beat reporter Bill Hoppe will discuss developments and trends both on and off the ice. 

 

Bill Hoppe is a well-known reporter who has been covering the Sabres for numerous media organizations for more than a decade. They include the Olean Times Herald, The Niagara Gazette, the Associated Press and MSG. The St. Bonaventure University graduate lives in Williamsville. 

 

Omar Fetouh is a Buffalo native and a life-long Sabres fan who has been covering news for public radio in Buffalo for more than a decade. 

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Monday, 24 November 2014 13:37

Target Prevention

Watch the trailer for Target Prevention, premiering on WNED-TV Monday, February 9 at 9:00 p.m.

(additional airings February 10 at 4:00 p.m., February 13 at 10:00 p.m., and February 14 at 2:30 a.m.)

 

Western New York’s statistics for health and wellness tell a troubling story. Ours is a community in which many individuals and families struggle with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer. What makes this issue even more troubling is that even with the wealth of health information and services available – many do not ask the vital questions or get the critical preventative medical services.

Health researchers identify many screening and maintenance procedures that can be used to prevent future health challenges. These range from cholesterol screenings, routine lab work for annual physical exams to specific cancer screenings. There is also a tendency to overlook the role that lifestyle plays in our overall health. We are all dealt a genetic hand of cards, a predisposition to certain diseases we cannot control. For most people, health behaviors trump inherited risk—70-80% of disease is determined by lifestyle.

We each hold a lot of power when it comes to our health. We have the unique opportunity to prevent, stall or lessen the impact of many diseases. Target Prevention, a WNED-TV original production, will show you the most effective things you can do to take control of your health.

Host Susan Hunt is joined by Dr. Fuad Sheriff of Amherst Medical Associates and Dr. Joseph Corigliano from Buffalo Medical Group to discuss the significant role individuals play in their health and wellness. Personal stories featuring individuals and health professionals are woven throughout the program to emphasize the major themes.

Research demonstrates the positive impact of exercise and good nutrition. Small choices we make everyday really do impact our health. We also need to make certain that we take advantage of screening tests that lead to early detection, better treatment and even prevention. Our “targets” with this program are cardiovascular disease and cancer focusing on high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, breast cancer and colon cancer.

 

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Saturday, 06 September 2014 00:00

Seven Percent

   

   

WNED-TV is one of the most watched PBS television stations. Since 1977, Classical 94.5 has offered round the clock classical music. WBFO is already a compelling News & Information station and is growing every day. All three of your stations could be so much stronger. But they need to be financially supported by the people that use them.

The PBS/NPR industry average of member-to-audience is 7%. WNED|WBFO are at only 4%, which is hard to understand. Hence, we are launching 7% Impact – an endeavor to bring the ratio up to industry standards and strengthen your public broadcasting stations’ programming. You can make the difference with your financial support! Be part of 7% Impact now.

Contribute to WNED-TV

Contribute to Classical 94.5 WNED

Contribute to WBFO-FM 88.7

 

 

 

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Sunday, 22 December 2013 00:00

Making A Difference

2015 Nominations now open!!

You can nominate someone for the next production of “Making a Difference” right now. 

Fill out a nomination form online now 

or request a paper nomination form by emailing  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or calling (716) 845-7000, ext. 251.

 

In January of 2014, WNED | WBFO Buffalo-Toronto launched an initiative to recognize everyday citizens of Western New York who are committed to making a positive impact in their communities. “Making a Difference” was created to capture the stories of true champions who dedicate their time to worthy causes, emphasize the importance of volunteerism and encourage others to step in and lend a helping hand. The response was overwhelming, as over 300 nominations were received for this recognition. 

The premiere of “Making a Difference,” airs Monday, February 2 at 9 p.m. on WNED-TV, and highlights eight very deserving individuals. Radio spotlights will also air throughout February on WBFO-FM 88.7.


“Making a Difference” is funded in part by First Niagara Foundation, a not-for-profit charitable foundation committed to supporting organizations that make a difference in our communities.

 

 

 

 

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