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Sara Paulson Meehan is the digital news editor for The Buffalo News. She's also a resident of Elma, a graduate of the University at Buffalo and a native of Ithaca. She has been with The News since 2005.

Ever wondered what goes into making Weber's Horseradish Mustard? Get a peek through this virtual tour in the Heintz and Weber Co. in South Buffalo. This video is best viewed using Google Cardboard, but you can also view it on your mobile device (move phone to change view) or desktop computer (click and drag to change view). https://youtu.be/LKcoXxcaabY [Photo…

A map of the most misspelled words in America is making the rounds of the internet, and the words it highlights are both hilarious and horrifying. Disease. College. Angel. If you live in Utah, South Dakota or North Carolina, you're more likely to ask Google how to spell those words. As for us New Yorkers, beauty is our downfall, it seems. Take a look for yourself: …

A man is in custody following a domestic incident that turned into a standoff with police Sunday morning at a home in South Buffalo, authorities said. South District officers were called about 10 a.m. to the first block of Duerstein Street for a report of a man physically assaulting his girlfriend, police spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge said. At some point the man ba…

A young person fell or jumped from a second-story window at a Lockport school and was transported by Mercy Flight to a hospital in Buffalo, City of Lockport Police Chief Michael F. Niethe confirmed on Monday. Lockport City School District officials issued a statement Monday afternoon stating that Emmet Belknap Intermediate School had "activated a hold-in place as a resu…

Warm weather is headed our way – but in the meantime, watch out for hail this afternoon. The National Weather Service issued a special weather statement at 12:39 p.m. Sunday, warning of scattered showers and thunderstorms that could produce pea-sized hail in the afternoon. "Heavy rainfall may also occur briefly within these showers and thunderstorms at times," th…

Almost two years ago, we published a gallery of experiences that current residents and expats should have under their belts. How many these 100 things, in no particular order, have you checked off your list? http://buffalonews.com/2017/04/28/100-things-need-two-more/ 1. Bowl a few games at Voelker's Lanes on Amherst Street near Elmwood. Think "bowling alley" and wha…

Their experiences varied widely: Some endured schoolhouse beatings. Others watched fellow Jews hanged in concentration camps. Many learned their parents had been executed. Some remembered little. Meet 28 of Western New York’s Holocaust-era survivors.

If you love to write as much as you love the rich history of the Buffalo Niagara region, we'd like to hear from you. Steve Cichon, who has been the heart and soul of [BN] Chronicles for nearly three years, is moving on to more political pastures. The News is looking for a freelance writer to continue Cichon's excellent work through eight to 10 articles a month, conti…

After two full days of the winter storm known as Stella, plus a little lake-effect snow to top things off, here's how much snow had piled up across the parts of New York closest to lakes Erie and Ontario as of 12 p.m. Wednesday.

A winter storm is bearing down on Western New York — and in a bizarre coincidence, it's coming on the 24th anniversary that a deadly storm buried much of the East Coast. As Accuweather remembers it: "The Blizzard of '93 killed more than 300 people and dumped more than 20 inches of snow across a wide corridor of the Appalachians and Northeast. Fierce winds blew snow…