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Sabres sign Sheahan to 1-year, 2-way contract

The Buffalo Sabres have signed forward Riley Sheahan to a one-year, two-way contract worth $950,000, the team announced Wednesday. Last season with Seattle, the 30-year-old native of St. Catharines, Ontario recorded four goals and 13 assists in 69 games. He ranked second on the Kraken in shorthanded ice time per...
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Cigar Factory Apartments Project Crosses the Finish Line in East Buffalo

The Broadway-Fillmore neighborhood just got another big boost in the form of the Cigar Factory Apartments – a $2.4 million mixed-use development that offers up 11 affordable apartments and a new commercial space. The development at 595 Fillmore Avenue is twofold in that it consists of the redevelopment of the Jankowski Cigar Factory site, along with the construction of an adjacent new build. A small coffee shop will be located in the commercial space, which is a welcome addition to the neighborhood.

Two Terrapin Turtles Return Home

OCEAN CITY, Md.- A pair of diamond back terrapin turtles were illegally captured and brought to Buffalo, New York earlier this summer. Today, the Maryland Coastal Bays Program sent them back to their natural habitat. The Department of Natural Resources says removing animals from the wild is illegal and inhumane.

Nothing says fall like a trip to Mayer Brothers Cider Mill

​​BUFFALO, N.Y. — ​Fall is not too far away and few things get you ready for the season like a trip to Mayer Brothers Cider Mill. It’s been a Western New York staple for 170 years and the family run business is back open to bless Buffalo with tasty pies, delicious donuts and apple ciders and slushies.

Pets to be remembered at Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home event

Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home Inc. will hold a pet remembrance ceremony at their West Seneca location at 1340 Union Road at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28. “We know that the loss of a pet can be just as impactful as the loss of a human friend or family member,” said Emily Wink of Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home. “That is why we decided to hold our first ever pet remembrance ceremony, Paws to Remember. Please join us on National Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day as we celebrate and honor our furry friends and the ways they have brought joy and love into our lives.

Enter to Win a Free Class Bundle from River Row Studio

This article is a paid promotion sponsored by an SOB advertiser and designed to share valuable info with our readers. *GIVEAWAY ALERT!* We’re teaming up with River Row Studio to give away Free Class Bundles to 3 lucky winners. The first winner will receive 5 free classes, the second...

Diamondback Terrapins, Stolen by Tourists, Returned to Ocean City

There’s a happy ending to a disheartening wildlife incident in Ocean City, Md. Earlier this summer, visitors from Buffalo, N.Y. apparently collected two diamondback terrapins in Ocean City and brought them back to Buffalo. The turtles were confiscated by the SPCA in Erie County, N.Y. New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation reached out to Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to make them aware of the turtles.

Sunflowers of Sanborn returns for its 5th season with a few changes

SANBORN, N.Y. — Despite the humid weather, there are some well-known flowers in bloom at the Sunflowers of Sanborn. The summertime staple is back for a fifth season of sunflowers and selfies. The owners have made some changes this year. The field of flowers has been moved to the...

Fun in the Sun at Papi Grande’s Beach Bar

A shot of the entrance to Papi Grande's Beach Bar in downtown Buffalo, New York.Photo by J.M. Lesinski. In the dog days of summer there is nothing more satisfying than a day at the beach. Papi Grande’s beach bar right in the heart of Riverworks in downtown Buffalo, New York may be the next best thing in Western New York.