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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 Sisters of Mercy "Many Faces of Mercy" program recently pledged $1,800 to promote parenting education at Cornerstone Manor, an emergency shelter and temporary housing complex for women and their children, said Kathy Diina, grants manager for Many Faces of Mercy. It was part of nine grants totaling $17,100 that Sisters of Mercy provided to Buffalo area nonprofits …

Cheektowaga Police Department Explorer Post #464 will sponsor an open house at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 in the lobby of police headquarters, 3223 Union Road. Explorer programs are a hands-on approach offered to young adults ages 14 to 20 who may be interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement. The program creates an awareness about police work through training,…

After spending 10 months investigating the massive fire at the former Bethlehem Steel site, the Buffalo Fire Department declared the cause "undetermined" on Thursday. James Otwell, chief of Buffalo Fire Investigation Unit, said investigators were not able to pinpoint what started the fire Nov. 7 that burned for four days in Lackawanna, forcing residents of about 300 hom…

Lancaster Town officials voted Monday night to curb runaway development by imposing a moratorium on rezoning that could conflict with an impending comprehensive plan. The six-month freeze would stop the processing of rezoning applications and avoid land use development that could counter the master plan that officials hope to complete by March 2018. Lancaster Town Co…

Steve Metz, the father of 14-year-old James Metz who was killed in a plane collision in 2014, thanked the Lancaster Town Board Monday night for allowing the installation of signage at Keysa Park's twin basketball courts. The James Metz Memorial Basketball Courts were rebuilt in September 2016 to mark the life of James, who was killed along with the pilot when two small …

Lackawanna City Council opponents John Ingram and Mohamed Albanna, who tied in Tuesday night's Conservative Party primary election, must wait until Tuesday to find out who won the line on the November ballot. That's when the Erie County Board of elections can open absentee ballots, said Robin Sion, deputy elections commissioner. "State elections law requires us t…

A public hearing Tuesday night before the Cheektowaga Town Board reviewed the special use permit for an accessory drive-thru window at the area's first Chick-Fil-A on Walden Avenue. The fast-food chain "put a ton" of landscaping and greenery into the site at 1753 Walden Ave., a representative from Bohler Engineering told the board. "Chick-Fil-A takes pride in…

A long-vacant property in the Village of Depew will be demolished this week and turned into green space for the Depew-Lancaster Boys and Girls Club, said Depew Mayor Jesse Nikonowicz. The house at 511 Terrace Blvd. had been vacant since 2012 when the bank started foreclosure proceedings, raising concerns that it would become another zombie property, Nikonowicz sai…

A public meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday the Depew Senior Center, 85 Manitou St., will discuss a joint comprehensive plan for the Village and Town of Lancaster, and the Village of Depew. The plan will help guide and development decisions in the three communities, said John Abraham, Jr., Lancaster Town councilman.deas Officials invited residents to share their ideas on…

Nine local women will honored by the Girl Scouts of Western New York for their strength in character, dedication to community service and commitment to mentoring and encouraging girls and young women. The Women of Distinction dinner and awards ceremony will begin at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Mary Seaton Room in Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle. This event is…

Lancaster Village officials unveiled a public survey Monday night that they hope will help turn the wheels on the stalled development of its downtown district. The survey, part of the economic feasibility study piloted by LaBella Associates, is designed to help ensure that development decisions mirror the public's perceptions of downtown as well as the types of new bus…