Niagara Gazette — Thursday's scene as President Obama visits UB
IN BUSINESS: Remodeled Chelsea Salon open for business downtown
After four decades of owning a hair salon called Mico's on the corner of Haeberle Avenue and Portage Road, John Gravanti sold his salon to Chelsea Roma, who turned it into Chelsea Salon and Day Spa. Five years later he decided he missed the salon business.
- TOM'S CORNER: From the Automotive News Desk at America's Car Show The Gazette has partnered with local automotive expert Tom Torbjornsen to publish his weekly national column. Tom's Corner will appear in Thursday's editions.
- IN BUSINESS: Ying says new restaurant thriving; Bridge Commission announces officers The owner of Ying's Wings and Things, who made allegations of racial discrimination against police last year, said he is focusing on his business at his new Town of Tonawanda location.
- PAL Awards handed out to area athletes Twenty-six prep athletes were honored Sunday during the 32nd annual Niagara Police Athletic League Sports Award dinner at the Como Restaurant.
HIGH COST OF HEALTH CARE: As health care costs level, pharmaceuticals take a wild jump
Standing behind the counter, filling prescriptions for drugs that many of his customers' lives depend on, pharmacist Chuck Barone has a microscopic view of just who the nation's health care programs are serving -- and right now, it's not him.
- Health care navigators are here to help with Affordable Care Act If you find yourself a little confused about the Affordable Care Act and what's available to you, the new health care law provides for health care "in-person assisters/navigators" - who can explain how to sign up, point out the differences in the health insurance plans available and guide people and small businesses in setting up coverage.
- Helping hands (and hooves) at Equi*Star When Miriam Smith started Equi*Star 20 years ago, she only had one horse, four riders, a handful of volunteers and the vision of a therapeutic riding center that could help handicapped people in Niagara County. Today, Equi*Star has grown beyond Smith's wildest dreams.
- Local women reward Falls students for hard work
- TOM'S CORNER: Tom dispenses shock and strut wisdom The Gazette has partnered with local automotive expert Tom Torbjornsen to publish his weekly national column. Tom's Corner will appear in Thursday's editions.
- BUSINESS: Stir shaking things up the casino STIR, the new high-energy feature bar and lounge at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel, opened for business last week.
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- IN BUSINESS: Remodeled Chelsea Salon open for business downtown