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It's only fitting that Knox Farm, an estate that shares a name with the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, is the new home of Buffalo's two-day music and cultural festival, Borderland. The sprawling, 633-acre former estate of Buffalo's prominent Knox fami…

It's only fitting that Knox Farm, an estate that shares a name with the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, is the new home of Buffalo's two-day music and cultural festival, Borderland. The sprawling, 633-acre former estate of Buffalo's prominent Knox fami…

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Remember the #icecar? A $4 million seawall will stop it from happening again. Fri, Sep 21, 2018

The days of Lake Erie turning Route 5 into an ice rink during winter storms are numbered in Athol Springs. But the project to fix the problem won't be finished before this winter. Plans call for a new seawall across from St. Francis High School to…

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Bots. Trolls. Russian hackers. Online bullying. The downsides of technology manifest themselves daily. But those perils were not enough to stop a grou… 

It’s time for a breather. The Politics Column rests from its normal routine after Thursday’s primary elections, not ignoring politics, just combining … 

Niagara Falls sex offender to serve up to nine years on gun charge Fri, Sep 21, 2018

A sex offender from Niagara Falls, charged in a Feb. 8 gunfire case in that city, accepted a plea deal Friday in Niagara County Court. Andre G. Williams, 28, of Ontario Avenue, admitted to second-degree criminal possession of a weapon in exchange …

Richard Thomas Nelson Sr., Vietnam vet dedicated to helping young people Thu, Sep 20, 2018

Sept. 3, 1946 — Sept. 15, 2018 Richard Thomas Nelson Sr., a Marine combat veteran of Vietnam and one-time assistant chief of staff for State Assemblyman Arthur O. Eve, spent his life helping people in Buffalo, especially children. His life's de…

Running: Race Calendar Fri, Sep 21, 2018

Friday, Sept. 28 Lancer 5K, 6:30 p.m., St.Mary's High School, 142 Laverack Av., Lancaster Saturday, Sept. 29 Amish Country Running Festival (Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, 1 Mile), 8 a.m., Cemetery Hill Road and Church Street, Randolp…

Special Playoff Commemorative Section coming Friday 1/5!
Cheektowaga's second Chick-fil-A gets closer with new plan filing Fri, Sep 21, 2018

Cheektowaga is one step closer to having two Chick-fil-A restaurants, the first town in the state to have more than one. The Georgia-based eatery filed plans with the Town of Cheektowaga this week for the 5,000-square-foot location, which will be …

Every time my kids clean their rooms, I pity them. “What the heck are they going to do with all that stuff?” I wonder. The weird thing is, I can’t rem… 

A UB student's guide to eating, drinking and enjoying Buffalo Fri, Sep 21, 2018

So you’re new to the area (and probably going to school for something smart, like pre-med) and maybe you know a few things about Buffalo, or maybe you don’t. Well, the rumors are true. It’s cold here a lot of the year (but we have a few fun w…