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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.


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The frayed book of handwritten notes looks good for its age not to mention it survived the fire that destroyed the Village of Buffalo in 1813. The book, which contains the minutes of the church's ruling body, documents First Presbyterian Church as the oldest congregation in the city. It has been stored in a fireproof vault and wrapped in protective acid-free paper. T…

Food and Drink

Hamburg Gaming rolled out some improvements Thursday to increase revenue and compete with the Seneca Nation for gamblers. The 900 chairs and new carpeting may not be enough to attract millennials, but the amenities are the first phase of a planned $7 million renovation that will likely include the elimination of the Midway Buffet and Cyclone Bar, said Robert Puhalski,…

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Beleaguered Lackawanna City Council candidate Mohamed Albanna this week survived another attempt to boot him off the ballot this November. The lawsuit filed by Mayor Geoffrey Szymanski was rejected Monday by Supreme Court Justice James H. Dillon, who ruled that the petition to commence the legal action was not filed with the Erie County Clerk's office within the requir…

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Buffalo firefighters battled a "suspicious" fire Tuesday morning in an abandoned house at 22 Rustic Place. The fire was reported shortly before 8:30 a.m. on the second floor of the 2 1/2 story dwelling before spreading to the attic, said Buffalo fire dispatchers. The house is located behind the Resurrection Lutheran Church, 1609 Genesee St. Neighbors said a squ…

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Brady Carlson visits dead presidents. He goes to graves, travels to tombs and is moved by memorials. "Presidents keep on living long after they're gone,"  Carlson wrote in his book "Dead Presidents." Carlson will visit Forest Lawn Cemetery from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday to talk about the strange deaths and surprising afterlives of America's commanders in chief. Car…

History

You'll find a skeleton in every closet in the netherworld explored by Mason Winfield. Winfield built a business on spinning ghost tales during walking tours he leads through some of the area's more fabled neighborhoods. Allentown, Larkinville and the Roycroft Campus of East Aurora all hold secrets, according to Winfield. This season Winfield partnered with Nickel …

The University at Buffalo Gateway Building on Goodell Street will be closed on Monday due to a water leak in its heating system, the university reported Sunday night. The water leak, affecting floors 2 through 5, forced the building to close Sunday. The leak was repaired by UB Facilities employees, who are also clearing the building of water. Crews will remain on t…

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A man who was standing in a Lisbon Avenue driveway Saturday night was shot in his left leg, police reported. The shooting occurred a little before 9:20 p.m. in the driveway of 454 Lisbon, police said. Homicide detectives are investigating the shooting.

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A man was charged with assault after police said he punched another man in the face and caused him to fall down a flight of stairs inside a downtown night club early Sunday. Aydyn Baytarov was arrested after police reviewed the incident on the security camera  in Bottom's Up, 69 W. Chippewa St. The incident occurred at 3:15 a.m. and caused the victim pain and …

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An argument early Sunday outside an Allen Street bar ended with an unidentified assailant biting off a person's earlobe, police said. The verbal confrontation was reported at 3:20 a.m. in the 200 block of Allen, police said. Police said the victim retrieved the earlobe before being transported by ambulance to Erie County Medical Center, where emergency personne…

A 26-year-old Cheektowaga man was arrested Saturday afternoon for gun possession in connection with a disturbance call in Brant, police reported. Donell Gray III was charged with two felony counts of gun possession and driving with a revoked license. Gray is also accused of violating the open container law, said Brant Police Lt. Mark Slawek. Officer Kevin Dalton was…

Houghton College students from Iran, Burma, Thailand and Tanzania will participate in an international ecumenical celebration at 11 a.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church, 1 Symphony Circle. World Communion Sunday is marked each year on the first Sunday in October around the world, said Rev. Elena Delgado. It was adopted in 1940 by the National Council of Churches, an…

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Cheektowaga lawmakers appeared to be fast-tracking the town's newest fast-food restaurant project Tuesday night – as they approved a site plan and special use permit for Chick-fil-A. The new 5,000-square-foot restaurant with an accessory drive-thru window, at 1753 Walden Ave., will be the first location in Western New York for the Atlanta-based chain that speciali…

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 …