January
16

New Year, Healthier Town of Shelby

Each January, roughly one in three Americans resolve to improve their health in some way. This January, one town — the Town of Shelby in Orleans County — made good … Continued
September
26

From Genesee County: Goodbye Cigarette Butts

GLOW Reality Check advocates have noticed a big problem this summer: littered cigarette butts scattered across their county parks. So they’re going to do something about it. On Saturday, September … Continued
October
17

Capture Big Tobacco’s Marketing Tactics

Reality Check (RC) advocates love taking pictures of the tobacco industry’s deceitful tactics in store. So what better way to keep them engaged (and avoiding the summer brain drain) than inviting … Continued
August
23

Smoke Free County Fair News

At TFWNY, we love the fair. It’s the one time Western New Yorkers can enjoy food, fun and festivities in the fresh, summer air. We make it our job to work … 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
December
22

2015 Turns Out to be a GLOWing Year

In Chinese zodiak, 2015 was the year of the sheep. In the GLOW region, it was a shining year of success for the tobacco control movement. I’m always amazed by how … Continued