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Kathryn and Andrew Engel have lived in their Victorian home with large front porch since 2011. The Engels, both of whom work for local banks, share their home with two children and one dog. Here is how Kathryn Engel described their home in an email for our popular Home of the Week online feature: "Happy 118th birthday! This Victorian home is situated in the Lumber Ci…

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Peter BonSey and Jan Hamilton have been in their Snyder ranch for about 20 years. You won’t see clutter here, but you will find some smart, space-saving ideas. Ideas also can be found in their garden, which is on the Snyder-CleveHill Garden View, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 8 (details below). Here are a few things they have done inside their home: “Our home is quite diffe…

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Karen White-Walker has a very special place to do her writing – in a quaint structure behind her 722-square-foot home on Lake Ontario. White-Walker, a columnist and playwright who has been writing for 45 years, described the place this way for our online Home of the Week feature for the Home & Style section of The Buffalo News: “My home is a humble cottage that i…

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With its sunny interior, white slip-covered sofas and new backyard pool, Ron and Amie Maranto's home in the Town of Tonawanda is ready for summer. There's even an outdoor tic-tac-toe game made from a tree stump and rocks for 5-year-old Dino. Here is how Amie Maranto described how they feel about their home for our latest Home of the Week online feature: “We are homeb…

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From the mural she painted in the dining room to the festive lighting display in the backyard, it comes as no surprise that Karen Culligan is an artist. Fun, creative and colorful are words that best describe the suburban home – inside and out. Here is how she described the place for our online Home of the Week feature for the Home & Style section: “My house was …

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Attorney Sally J. Broad and her husband, Ed, a retired Mercy Flight pilot, moved to North Buffalo 20 years after raising two sons in the suburbs. They have enjoyed maintaining the integrity of their old house while updating it for the 21st century. Here is how Sally Broad described their place for our Home of the Week feature: “Amazingly, it has been 20 years sin…

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If you have ever gone on the Snyder-CleveHill Garden View tour, you have likely visited ‑ and still recall ‑ the gorgeous gardens at the home of Craig Coyne and Gary DiNezza. They are longtime participants in the annual tour, which this year is scheduled for July 8. It’s sponsored by the Harlem-Kensington-Cleveland Community Association. Now is the chance to check out t…

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Craig Coyne and Gary DiNezza live in a home built in the 1920s in Snyder. Their garden will be on the annual Snyder-CleveHill Garden View tour on July 8. It also is part of the Open Gardens event, in which gardens are open for viewing during select hours on Thursdays and/or Fridays in July only. Until then, take a look at the inside of the home.

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The McNattys have lived in their home in Lancaster for 11 years. With 7 acres to maintain, Mary and Dan, a retired house painter, spend a lot of time in the garden. The large wraparound porch is just one highlight of the home. Mary’s meditation room, with infrared sauna, is another place to relax. Here is how Mary described the home ‑ both past and present ‑ for our Hom…

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Dan and Mary McNatty have lived in their home in the Village of Lancaster for 11 years. Highlights include a newly remodeled kitchen, large wraparound porch and meditation room with infrared sauna.

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Through the years, George Utz and Colleen Lewis have put a lot of work into their home in the Town of Hamburg – both inside and out. Lewis is a retired psychologist who now works part time at Dent Neurologic Institute in Orchard Park. Utz, past fire chief for the Village of Hamburg, is a residential program counselor at Buffalo Psychiatric Center. Lewis described the…