September
30

Biking the Canal For Smoke-Free Air

Preserving, protecting and sharing the natural beauty of our precious waterways are a key focus for all Western New Yorkers. That’s why Reality Check youth in Genesee and Orleans counties … Continued
September
6

Smokin’ Labor Day Fest (Minus Tobacco)

The only smoke in the air at this year’s 37th annual Labor Day Festival in Jamestown Sunday was generated from a barbecue chicken pit. That’s because the use of tobacco and … Continued
April
8

Time for Tobacco-Free Parks

There’s been a lot of hullabaloo in New York State these past few years about decisions to create tobacco-free parks and recreational areas in local communities. In the GLOW region (Genesee, Livingston, … Continued
March
23

Breathing Easier in Buffalo’s Public Housing

After several years of health advocacy and discussion, we were excited when Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority (BMHA) officials contacted us in January  2016 about proposing a smoke-free policy. We were even … Continued