News Staff Reporter
Mark Sommer covers preservation, development, culture, the waterfront and more. He's also a former arts editor at The News.
- Home town
Ossining, New York
Kresse, whose outsized, civic-minded commitment to Buffalo over four decades was exemplified by his efforts on behalf of early child education, the East Side and preservation, died at 93.
Western New York continues to have the dubious distinction of having the highest infection rate for the coronavirus in New York State.
The newly opened $28 million station is drawing favorable reviews from travelers and even those who just stop by to have a look.
At least 3,100 homes lacked internet access when the school year began in September with remote instruction.
The foundation is selecting 1,000 teens who will be paid $1,000 each for their participation in early 2021.
"I'm actually shocked it hasn't happened yet," said Anthony Scioli IV, co-owner of My Tomato Pie restaurant in Amherst.
2020 was supposed to be a banner year for three cultural pillars of WNY, but the Martin House, the BPO and Shea's are reeling from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The plan calls for the work to be done in phases over 20 years along a nearly 1.5-mile stretch.
Joe Biden was not Cornel West's first choice for the Democratic nomination.