Author: Mark Sommer

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The popular Canalside restaurants lease expired Nov. 30, and a request for proposals has drawn interest from four other restaurateurs. [Read More]
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KaBOOM! and the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation are making an additional $1 million available to create lasting, scalable design installations through its Play E…... [Read More]
Tags: KaBOOM - Wilson - Ralph
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Five local foundations have joined together to form a new working group geared to assist nonprofits in Western New York, including Monroe County. ... [Read More]
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A new management team is being sought for First Buffalo River Marina, located on the Outer Harbor across from Canalside. Erie Canal... [Read More]
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The Buffalo City Mission raised $2.43 million for its 2018 Annual Fall Campaign, exceeding its $2.35 million goal. The money was raised... [Read More]
Over 50 small business owners on Elmwood Avenue have formed the Elmwood Strip Merchants Group. Their first event will be a three-day... [Read More]
The Common Council approved the Albright-Knox Art Gallerys planned expansion last week, including use of the city-owned space. The vote on Tuesday... [Read More]
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz found golfing legend Jack Nicklaus plans for a new golf course near South Park persuasive. Nicklaus made... [Read More]
Golf legend Jack Nicklaus looked out over the Delaware Park golf course Monday, with an eye on redesigning it in the Frederick Law Olmsted-designed park.... [Read More]
In the parking lots where tailgaters gathered Sunday for the Buffalo Bills home opener, it could just as well have been the return of Kelly... [Read More]
Grants from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation will help programs take a big step forward with their STEM education efforts. The... [Read More]
Tags: Wilson - STEM - Grants
More trails. More access to the water. And more places to rent boats, find a bathroom and buy food and beverages. Those... [Read More]
The once-gleaming train station had been a symbol of decline for decades. For years, community leaders struggled over how to resurrect it. Sound familiar? [Read More]
The history of Crystal Beach Amusement Park will take center stage at this months meeting of the Historical Association of Lewiston. Rose... [Read More]
Rebecca Ngombwa, a Congolese woman believed to be 111 years old, is adjusting to a new life in Buffalo. [Read More]
A  severe thunderstorm created some havoc with fallen trees and electrical wires in Niagara County on Sunday afternoon, resulting in about 850 customers losing …... [Read More]
Cannons and muskets will be out in full force for the annual Civil War Reenactment in Angelica on Sept. 22 and 23. ... [Read More]
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum in North Tonawanda has a new director. Longtime director Rae Proefrock is stepping down. She is succeeded... [Read More]
Diane Nash, a coordinator of the Freedom Rides and key figure of the civil rights movement, is coming to SUNY Buffalo State. ... [Read More]
Abuse is a sin and a crime. You dont need a task force to tell you that, Higgins said. [Read More]
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