- HIGGS: It all began in 1906 with another small group of worshippers It seems I keep repeating myself as I reflect on another one of our early congregations and their spiritual, physical and financial efforts to establish a house of worship to call their own.
- GLYNN: Shumer seeks place to honor Gen. Donovan The legendary William J. Donovan has lost the high profile that his outstanding service once claimed in downtown Buffalo.
- SINGER: We put ourselves in their hands We put ourselves in their hands -- doctors and specialists to whom they refer us, physiotherapists, nurses, lab staff et al. Not to mention road and bridge-repairers (vital in this region of potholes and aging infrastructure), firemen, farmers, food processors, conveyors (i.e., truckers), bus or train drivers, mechanics -- the list is obviously endless!
- GUEST VIEW: Garbage overhaul too much for overtaxed city residents Mayor Paul Dyster has implemented a new recycling and refuse program for residents and business owners of Niagara Falls, which is a drastic cut in a basic and essential service that the over-taxed residents and business owners of Niagara Falls pay for and deserve to receive.
- LETTERS FROM THE ISLAND: Recounting the big role 'Woody' played The big-city paper last week carried a lengthy farewell to retired managing editor Elwood Wardlow. He made the obituary pages at the age of 90, after a distinguished career, with this exception:
- DAVIS: Standing up for winter in Western New York Everybody loves summer. So much so that for nine months of the year Western New Yorkers spend a portion of every day (and a larger portion of their Facebook status updates) complaining about the non-summer weather and pining for July. Who amongst us hasn't seen a picture of a group of friends on a beach pop up on their Facebook/Instagram/Twitter feed with a caption like "me and my crew at the beach last summer, wish we were there right now #TBT (Throw Back Thursday)."
- HAMILTON: Another Niagara Falls Boulevard hit-and-run, but who cares? At the cityâ€™s intersection of Niagara Falls Boulevard and the I-190 thereâ€™s a memorial sign thatâ€™s dedicated to a motorcyclist who lost his life at that very spot. I hate signs like that; they are so utterly depressing.
- GUEST VIEW: Tips to put an end to Shaken Baby Syndrome Shaken Baby Syndrome, also known as Abusive Head Trauma, is a form of child abuse in which a caregiver vigorously shakes a child, thereby resulting in traumatic brain injury.
GLYNN: No quick changes with NY marijuana law
That medical marijuana bill that Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law Monday won’t change things overnight. In fact, it may be early 2016 before eligible patients will be able to use the drug.
- GLYNN: Massive hunt for killer ended on Grand Island It was a murder destined to be seared into the conscience of this nation.
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