CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL: GI author is featured in new edition of the inspirational series
Zachary was four years old, obsessed with the world of Thomas the Tank Engine trains and disconnected from our world. When I heard about a place in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, that offered a life-size Thomas train, I knew it was a way to connect with Zachary. On the ride there, I kept telling myself it would be a memory to treasure.
- New York apple growers expect better crops this year This past fall it was a little harder for Western New Yorkers -- and indeed, much of the United States -- to get in their prescribed apple a day.
- TOM'S CORNER: Safety recalls -- How a defect becomes a recall The Gazette has partnered with local automotive expert Tom Torbjornsen to publish his weekly national column. Tom's Corner will appear in Thursday's editions.
REMEMBERING TOMMY: 'Giants of Buffalo' pays tribute to renowned Falls musician
If Niagara Falls was a person instead of a city, it would likely be a guy just like Tommy Tedesco.
The city personified would be a wildly irreverent, deeply loving of family, forever loyal to friends, with a penchant for gambling that might make a man late to his own wedding and an international reputation that doesn’t begin to touch upon the real character and richness within.
Pretty much like friends and family describe Tedesco.
- TOM'S CORNER: Spraying oil as a vehicle undercoating and other questions The Gazette has partnered with local automotive expert Tom Torbjornsen to publish his weekly national column. Tom's Corner will appear in Thursday's editions.
BABY WHISPERER: Niagara Falls photographer specializes in newborn shots
Andrea Costrino is very patient.
She has to be. Her little clients don’t often do what she hopes they’ll do. So, she’ll pat their backs, whisper in their ears and wait as long as it takes for them to settle into sleep.
“If I have to wait for 20 minutes, I wait for 20 minutes,” she explained during a recent photo shoot.
- VUKCEVICH: Dust off the Crock Pot It's time to dust off your favorite slow cooker -- or Crock Pot -- for the convenience it affords.
Chelsea goes to Washington
Three years ago, I never envisioned myself as an advocate for an incurable disease. I did not envision battling the disease, myself. Nor did I ever imagine it being a serious and disabling form of arthritis. I was no longer the invincible teenager living a care free and healthy life; I had been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at age 17.
SIGHT TO SOUND: Celebrating Al Ligammari' 40 years of creativity
It used to be his eyes were the tools of his artistic expression. When Al Ligamarri was a hotshot young photographer, a picture of cool from his knee high boots to his shoulder length curly hair, all his artwork was birthed by what his eyes could see as he shot portraits of local rock bands and clicked photos of beauty queens. These days, the art he creates require his ears be his principal tools. And for that, he is infinitely grateful. These days, the art he creates require his ears be his principal tools. And for that, he is infinitely grateful.
Asparagus and the grill, a match made for spring
My asparagus convalescence - from a childhood spent eating the mushy, canned stuff - began late in my adolescence, when my mother boiled fresh spears, then napped them with homemade hollandaise.
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