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Geoff Nason is the digital editor at The Buffalo News.


The Goo Goo Dolls have a new album, "Boxes," set for release Friday. (Reminder: Visit Buffalo.com on Friday for Jeff Miers' review.) Lead singer John Rzeznik was interviewed by the hosts of "MLB Central" on MLB Network this week. Along with Rzeznik answering questions about songwriting from Lauren Shehadi, Matt Vasgersian and Mark DeRosa, the discussion naturally drift…

You already know Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump scored big primary victories in New York State. Maybe you even followed the numbers from Western New York's three congressional districts. Well, how about diving in for a look at how each municipality in Erie County voted? We have the data. Some things are as you might have expected: Clinton shined in the Masten district …

The Bills' 2016 schedule is out, so some diehard fans have likely already started discussions about potential road trips to see the Bills play away from Ralph Wilson Stadium. I decided to take a look at what trips would cost. What I found in doing some basic research is that most of the them have similar costs, using the premise of flying out three days before the game, …

From the Blues, I was fortunate enough to have taken in the final Sabres game at The Aud 20 years ago. I nearly got as much enjoyment this morning combing The News' archives for some awesome content from that night and about The Aud's history. If you have an hour to dive in, go for it. If not, you may want to wait because you are bound to read each and every one of the…

From the Blues, I was fortunate enough to have taken in the final Sabres game at The Aud 20 years ago. I nearly got as much enjoyment this morning combing The News' archives for some awesome content from that night and about The Aud's history. If you have an hour to dive in, go for it. If not, you may want to wait because you are bound to read each and every one of these…

You have your red "You bet your dupa I'm Polish" T-shirt, a Tyskie in hand and a pierogi already down the hatch, but how much do you really know about Dyngus Day? Let's find out with a little "Fact or Fiction?" (1) Dyngus Day is celebrated in Poland. Fiction. At least it is not celebrated the way it is here. The party day featuring squirt guns and pussy willows at the …

Before last week I had never heard of a Bevador, but I am itching to learn more. I was doing some "tourist" research in advance of a trip to Philadelphia and the sentence jumped out at me from this Philadelphia Weekly piece: "Just behind the beautiful dark oak bar at Grace Tavern sits a miniature grain silo stuffed with a large assortment of beer. Well, not exactly. It's…

When discussion of the best authentic Mexican food offerings in Western New York arises, you are bound to hear about Valle of Mexico in South Buffalo, El Palenque in Amherst and maybe Blasdell's El Canelo. Here is a new, and perhaps unsuspecting, one to add to that list: Fiesta Bamba in Springville. A recent visit to the Southtowns community convinced me. The restauran…

A breakdown of how many offensive, defensive and special teams snaps each member of the Bills played during the 2014 season: Back to 2015 Bills snap counts

It’s Friday and it’s fish fry season. Time to make some decisions. Baked, broiled or beer-battered? Coleslaw or macaroni salad? German or American potato salad? Dine-in or takeout? And finally – where to get our fish fry? We can help you with that last question through Gusto’s annual fish fry guide. Following are some of the area churches, schools and comm…

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The back-to-back lake-effect storms of November 2014 disrupted many lives for more than a week. Six and 7 feet of snow made plows as useful as Yugos, turned second floors into first stories and stranded people in cars and diners. Western New Yorkers responded with generosity. A Springville man took his tractor and spent four days plowing out residents. A McDonald’s ni…

Maralyse Raedel hoped to spend her 21st birthday in Niagara Falls, Ont. Instead she wound up at a gas station and motel on Camp Road.Charles Miller hoped to be in Liverpool to drop off his truckload. Instead he wound up being a savior of sorts for three women he did not know.Raedel and her friends, Hope Clingan and Alyssa Seman, were headed to Niagara Falls, Ont. to celeb…

Truck drivers and other motorists waiting near the Thruway on-ramp at Camp Road are going under the assumption the Thruway is not reopening anytime soon and are seeking alternate travel plans.Charles Miller, a truck driver heading to Liverpool, was told by State Police it was not likely the Thruway would reopen until Friday. State Department of Transportation workers said …