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There's no shortage of coffee on the growing Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Coffee, cappuccino and the promise of even more perking are in the works. Here are a few offerings, some of them new or planned, around campus or nearby: Spot Coffee Express cafe planned soon for 500 square feet inside Roswell Park Cancer Institute's main lobby at Elm and Carlton street…

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The City of Tonawanda sits as a nexus between two great bodies of water - the Niagara River and the Erie Canal. Now two recreation projects in the Tonawandas that would improve both trails and docks on the combined waterfronts are being considered for Niagara River Greenway funding. "This would really make a huge difference in the city,"  City of Tonawanda Mayor Ric…

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Town of Tonawanda libraries are offering "Books and Barks," a one-on-one reading program for kids ages 5 to 12 with Gus the therapy dog. The program is good for children who are shy about reading to other people, said Dorinda Darden, director of the Town of Tonawanda Libraries. The program started in 2015 with the help of Therapy Dogs International, which provides th…

Looking for a way to walk off that Thanksgiving meal? All state parks will be free to enter on Friday, to encourage New Yorkers to take advantage of "the unparalleled natural beauty right in their backyards," Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said in a news release. Most state parks do not charge an entry fee this time of year. But the standard vehicle entry fee will be waived Fr…

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NONFICTION The Bug House: The Poetry, Politics, and Madness of Ezra Pound By Daniel Swift Farrar Straus Giroux 297 pages, $27 This short work of critical nonfiction by Daniel Swift has more to say about Ezra Pound’s influence on Modernism than A. David Moody’s three-volume biography where every aspect of the poet’s life is given equal billing. “Th…

Lancaster Garden Club will be at Westwood Park from 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 26 to help children decorate ornaments. Members will prepare Visions of Sugar Plums-themed decorations at 9 a.m. Nov. 27 for the Victorian Christmas event at the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site.  The club will decorate the Lancaster Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 29. Hamburg Hou…

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As Ellicott Development Co. proceeds with its plans for an adaptive reuse of Our Lady of Lourdes Church, the firm owned by Carl and William Paladino is hoping for some tax breaks to support the $3.79 million project. Ellicott, which is also constructing a six-story building just to the south, wants to renovate the 1898-era church at 1115 Main St. and convert it into a m…

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NONFICTION Radio Free Vermont By Bill McKibben Blue Rider Press 224 pages, $22 Everyone loves Vermont. Really, what’s not to like?: The gorgeous Green Mountains that give the state its name. The tiny state’s reputation as a progressive and environmental giant. Its small, clean cities; rolling countryside; and front-row view of  an almost-Great Lake. …

The largest law firm headquartered in Buffalo has gone to court in a dispute with six of its partners, but both sides are working to keep details out of public view. Goldberg Segalla, which has offices from Chicago to Miami, says in court papers that the six partners, all based in New York State, violated the firm's partnership agreement. The papers, filed just days ago…

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