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NB2: #LiveNF, A Hashtag Lifts a City

By Seth Piccirillo A simple hashtag is communicating a renewed confidence in Niagara Falls, NY. Beyond the hashtag, #LiveNF is a civic group of local residents focused on helping people discover and rediscover the Niagara Falls community. Through events like Niagara Falls Pints for Progress,…
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NB2: Dehydrated Brain

Black communities, especially poor ones, are impacted more than any other race in Erie County by both water susceptible to high levels of lead, and poor health caused by dehydration and high intake of sugar. By SJ Gillespie Toxic stress - the excessively long release…
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“Extra by No Boundaries” Podcast is LIVE

"Extra by No Boundaries" is a podcast that aims to shine a spotlight on the typically underreported people, communities and organizations that are working to break boundaries to make their communities stronger. The series is a hybrid of narrative and documentary, with each episode capturing a snapshot of life. Episode One…
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No Boundaries 2 Release Party –

Featured photo by Colin Gordon of Buffalo Aerial Productions It's finally time to party! It's been quite a while since No Boundaries Issue 1 on October 14. In that time, we've regrouped and met with some generous advisers to talk about how to improve. We've…
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10th Annual Runway

Make your way to Buffalo State College for the 10th Annual Runway fashion show on Saturday night. Rise recently met with the team behind the show to hear the inside scoop on what to expect. On the day we met, participants had just returned from…
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