Author: Mark Sommer

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The Western New York Land Conservancys proposed 1.5-mile rail trail project along the former DL&W corridor has received a $245,000 grant from Blue Cross Bl…... [Read More]
The rich maritime past of the Great Lakes will be the subject of an upcoming talk. Cleveland Underwater Explorers will discuss its... [Read More]
Albright-Knox Art Gallery is one of 10 museums participating in a paid internship program launched by the Association of Art Museum Directors. ... [Read More]
A veteran of the 1960s civil rights movement will speak about how blacks also used weapons during that period to defend themselves against white supremacist... [Read More]
The award-winning hotel has proved to be more profitable than expected at this juncture. [Read More]
Luminaries of the literary world know Buffalo -- and Buffalo has come to know them. Every year, a parade of stars of... [Read More]
Jesmyn Ward at age 41, is already the first woman and the first person of color to win two National Book Awards for Fiction. ... [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]
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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]
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