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By Deidre Williams » Sunday, June 26, 2016

Ten African-American women in the Buffalo Niagara region contributed their unique stories to “The Centenarians: We Have a Story to Tell,” a living history project. All have lived at least 100 years. Here, meet the 10 women and see to what they credit their long, full lives. [Centenarians share their stories of... Read More

By Alyssa Fisher » Sunday, June 26, 2016

“Buffalove” took a physical form Sunday, as about a thousand people came together to create a human buffalo. Patty Watson, of Patty’s People Pictures, organized “Human BuffaLove #3,” a project celebrating both Buffalo’s revitalization and the nation’s veterans. An aerial photo from a raised fire truck... Read More

By Cresonia Hsieh » Saturday, June 25, 2016

Fans of the Central Terminal have been waiting for at least two to three decades for someone to renovate the Broadway landmark, and someone finally did it. And it looks great. But this was more of a temporary, cosmetic renovation. [Gallery: Faux restoration of the Central Terminal] Instead of marble, frosted... Read More

By Barbara O'Brien » Saturday, June 25, 2016

Gus Plarr remembers when you could drive a boat trailer down Lake View Avenue over the sand onto Woodlawn Beach. “We used to be able to drive cars down to the water and launch from there,” said the lifelong resident of the community of Woodlawn in Hamburg. But you can’t do that today. “There’s no way you... Read More

By Cathaleen Curtiss » Friday, June 24, 2016

This week in pictures around Western New York by The Buffalo News photographers; summertime and the living is easy. Highlights include incredible student success stories, the cutest lion cub, concerts, cheering fans, the Juneteenth celebration and Western New Yorkers enjoying the many parks in our area. It was also a week... Read More

By Qina Liu » Friday, June 24, 2016

What did your fellow Buffalo News readers read this past week? Here are the most popular stories of the week based on social referral traffic. 5. What it looked like Wednesday: Walden at Union, around 1958 June 21, 2016: You might know that intersection of Walden and Union in Cheektowaga by the Walden Galleria, but... Read More

By Phil Fairbanks » Friday, June 24, 2016

Don’t kid yourself. Even now, there’s that little kid temptation to stick your arms out the car window and yell as loud as you can, “look Mom, no hands!” No, we didn’t do it and no one else did either. This, after all, was a gathering of serious engineers, folks eager to learn about futuristic, self-driving... Read More

By Sean Kirst » Friday, June 24, 2016

You wake up and do everything in the same way you always do it. You load up the old percolator on the stove and you get the coffee going. You let the dog out, then feed the cat so the dog, while outside, can’t try to steal the food. You fire up the laptop and get working on a piece due very early. Even as you’re... Read More

By Bruce Andriatch » Thursday, June 23, 2016

As a lifelong suburbanite – I survived a childhood that included walking to school AND playing Jarts – and a longtime chronicler of suburban public meeting behavior – I have witnessed someone attempt to prove hardship as an argument for obtaining a zoning variance from residential to commercial – I have noticed a... Read More

By Lou Michel , Henry Davis » Wednesday, June 22, 2016

A seven-day limit on opioid prescriptions for acute pain. Sixty-six million dollars to add more residential treatment beds. Allowing more trained professionals to administer overdose-reversal medication. An end to prior insurance authorization for people seeking immediate inpatient treatment for opioid addiction... Read More

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