How long does menopause last? Plus all your other common questions answered.

Menopause is full of unknowns – such as when the onset might begin and what symptoms to expect. And when it’s happening in the moment, you aren’t sure if you’re in menopause until you’re really in it. Many people wonder how long menopause lasts, and while there are averages – it is different for every…

LGBTQ+ Pride revelers flash feathers and flags in the streets from New York to San Francisco

Celebrations mingled with displays of resistance Sunday as LGBTQ+ pride parades filled streets in some of the country’s largest cities in annual events that have become part party, part protest. In New York, thousands marched down Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue to Greenwich Village, cheering and waving rainbow flags to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall uprising, where a…

commUNITY spotlight: Buffalo Police officers play hoops with MST students

 Before the school year ended, there was something positive happening between Buffalo Police officers and students at Math Science Technology Prep, formerly known as Seneca Vocational in Buffalo. On the court, a science tech prep squad having fun as part of health and wellness day. Buffalo Police school resource officer Moe Badger told 2 On Your Side: “We…

Buffalo man gets six years in prison for role in credit union robbery

A Buffalo man was sentenced to six years in prison for his role in a 2019 credit union robbery that resulted in over $148,000 being stolen, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced. Carl Wilson, 38, was convicted of aggravated bank robbery. Officials say on Nov. 7, 2019, Wilson and his co-defendant Ronald Morris entered the Clarence…

Iowa governor signs bill restricting lessons on gender identity, sexual orientation in schools

(The Hill) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds (R) signed a bill into law on Friday that restricts lessons on gender identity and sexual orientation in schools from kindergarten through sixth grade.  Reynolds announced her signature on the bill and a few others relating to education in a release, calling education the “great equalizer” and saying that everyone involved in…

Man accused of rape in Maryland caught at Peace Bridge

A man accused of rape in Maryland was found and taken into custody at the Peace Bridge. This past Sunday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection says a 44-year-old American was returning to the U.S. after spending time in Canada. An active warrant was found, they say, leading authorities to pull him aside for secondary inspection.…

Elmwood will be back to 4 lanes when AKG Art Museum is finished

Drivers can rest assured, the traffic limitations seen on Elmwood Avenue outside the AKG Art Museum won’t last forever. A nearly four-year expansion project broke ground in November 2019 at the site formerly referred to as the Albright-Knox. It’s set to reopen under the new name next month. While construction has been taking place, part of…

Motorcyclist, 20, killed in crash on I-990 in Amherst

A 20-year-old motorcyclist was killed Friday afternoon in a crash on Interstate 990, Amherst police said. Officers responded at 2:50 p.m. to the northbound lanes of the expressway between the I-290 and the University at Buffalo exit. The motorcyclist, whose name was not released, died at the scene. The cause of the crash is under…