Category Archives: Resident News

Harris Hill Resident Ruth Moore Celebrates 103rd Birthday

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Ruth Moore, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster, celebrated her 103 birthday at a party in her honor. She was born on January 15, 1915 in Buffalo to Violet (Bowers) and Emil Beutler. Ruth’s mother passed away […]

Honoring Northgate’s Heroes Past & Present

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director, (716) 479-3865 More than 65 employees, residents and family members from Northgate Health Care Facility proudly honored veterans at the facility’s annual recognition ceremony. The event included a reading of each veteran’s rank and branch of service followed by the presentation of a certificate, pin and […]

Letters from Home for the Holidays

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Residents at Garden Gate Health Care Facility recently decorated festive holiday cards for 250 soldiers in the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (forward) stationed in Ukraine. Activity Director Rhonda Gorman’s son Derrick Garner of Cheektowaga is the public affairs officer for the team […]

Northgate Honors Veteran Robert Ohlenschlager

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Robert Ohlenschlager was born on October 3, 1929 in Buffalo, NY. He served in the Army from October of 1946 – September of 1949 and was stationed in Alaska with the 208 Signal Service Command during World War II. He retired at the […]

Harris Hill Honors Veteran William Zaller

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 William Zaller was born in Silver Creek, NY on July 21, 1926. He served in the Army from 1944 – 1946 and was an assistant tank driver of an M4 Gunner during World War II. He served in Japan, Washington state and Fort […]

Garden Gate Honors Veteran Jimmy Jackson

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Jimmy Jackson was born on September 3, 1947 in Besmar, AL. He served in the Army as a sharpman shooter for 14 months during the Vietnam War. While in Saigon, he was a transportation dispatcher and was mentored by a handicapped civilian, “Mr. […]

Garden Gate Resident Celebrates 103 Years

For Immediate Release, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Dorothea Lapress, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, celebrated her 103 birthday at a party in her honor. Dorothea was born in West Seneca on September 13, 1914. She and her husband, the late Laverne Lapress, […]

Generosity Across Generations

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Residents and activity staff at Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg bid a fond farewell Junior Volunteer Harmony Errington of Lackawanna. Harmony spent time visiting one-on-one with the residents, assisting with activities and helping wherever she was needed. “The impact that Harmony […]

What Could Be Better Than Bingo

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg hosted a family BINGO event with the help of junior volunteers Tanner and Tessa O’Neil of Blasdell.  The residents enjoyed wrapping up the summer with an old-time favorite. Autumn View Health Care Facility provides 24-hour skilled […]

Harris Hill Residents Support a Great Cause

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 What’s better than a cold glass of lemonade on a steamy summer day! Recently, the Resident Council at Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster sold the refreshing lemonade drinks as part of a fund-raiser to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, which supports childhood […]

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