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Jane Kwiatkowski Radlich

A print journalism graduate of Buffalo State College, I also studied nursing at Trocaire College in South Buffalo. I am a licensed attorney at law admitted to practice in New York State. But it is the newspaper that I am most passionate about.


The New York State Gaming Commission on Thursday suspended a new requirement that children pay an admission to enter a licensed bingo hall. The waiver comes on the heels of a rule change in April that prohibited minors from playing bingo, to be consistent with other forms of gambling in the state. The April amendment to the law on charitable gaming caused an uproar…

Lancaster Opera House has teamed up with the University at Buffalo Department of Sociology to present a free community film series. The films will focus on hot-button topics including health and healthcare, gender equality and racial justice. The films are meant to engage community members with key sociological questions about how to build fairer and more supportive…

A new crosswalk equipped with a HAWK beacon was unveiled Wednesday outside the Lackawanna Public Library at 560 Ridge Road. The section of Ridge is four lanes wide and one of the main thoroughfares between South Park Avenue and Route 5, said Annette Iafallo, the Second Ward councilwoman who campaigned vigorously for the crosswalk and signal. The new system will as…

Two women who helped to organize the January Women’s March on Washington will present a free lecture Sept. 26 in the Canisius College Montante Cultural Center, at the corner of Main Street and Eastwood Place. National co-chairs Tamika D. Mallory and Bob Bland will speak at 7 p.m. on “Building Trust: Organizing for Social Justice.” Mallory worked with the a…

Robby Takac of the Goo Goo Dolls did not think the band would be performing Thursday night as scheduled in The Woodlands Pavilion, an outdoor performance venue about 30 miles north of Houston. But Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner thought differently, Takac said Monday afternoon during a phone interview from Atlanta, where the band was set to take the stage that night. …

Bring your bikes to the Metro Rail LaSalle Station at 3030 Main St. at 6:30 p.m. Monday to join a Slow Roll through the University Heights District. [PHOTO GALLERY: Smiles at The Buffalo News' Slow Roll] The 10-mile ride will go on the following streets: Main, Englewood, Kenmore, Winspear, Bailey, Eggert, Kensington and East Amherst. The ride will be guided by…

September is join-up month for the Polish Heritage Dancers of Western New York. The children’s group for ages 4 to 8 starts practice at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8. The youth group for ages 9 to 12 begins at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11 for teens and adults. There is especially a need for males of all ages, said Michelle Kisluk. All practices take plac…

A candidate for Lackawanna City Council with a felony conviction has survived an effort to kick him off the ballot because of his crime. Opponents in Lackawanna's First Ward challenged Mohamed T. Albanna's petition to be on the ballot because of his 11-year-old conviction for illegally sending $5.5 million to Yemen, his native country. The Erie County Board of Electi…

The westbound ramp off Route 198 to Elmwood Avenue northbound will close at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, the state Department of Transportation announced Wednesday. The closure is expected to last four weeks and will allow for dredging and the removal of sediment from Scajaquada Creek, according to a DOT spokeswoman. This work is weather sensitive and will be del…

July 20, 1933 – Aug. 15, 2017 Paul Shatkin, the attorney who helped save three Delaware Avenue mansions from demolition in the early 1970s, died Aug. 15 in Hospice Buffalo after a long illness. He was 84. Mr. Shatkin represented Friends of Delaware Avenue, a group of 15 families led by Dr. Charles P. Battista that opposed plans by International Business Machines…

Authorities have identified the man involved in Friday's fatal train accident, said City of Dunkirk police. John M. Sharpe, 27, was struck and killed by a CSX freight train just before 8:30 p.m., police said. Police said Sharpe was sitting between rails when he was hit by the train. The accident occurred on the CSX rail line above the South Roberts Road overpass,…

Hillary Rodham Clinton will be in Buffalo's Larkin Square at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 28 to sign copies of her new book about her 2016 presidential campaign against Donald Trump. Clinton will sign copies of "What Happened," the story of her 2016 presidential election campaign and its aftermath at an event sponsored by the Larkin Square Author Series and Talking Leaves books. …

A Depew woman was charged with driving while intoxicated early Saturday after the vehicle she was operating became stuck on railroad tracks, City of Tonawanda police said. Ashley N. King, 30, of Dick Road, got her vehicle stuck on the CSX railroad crossing on Wheeler Street, said Capt. Frederic Foels. Train traffic was stopped, and police and a passerby removed th…