Category: News

Sad Day for Buffalo

And no, I don’t mean because of the Buffalo Sabres. Cause, meh, sports. Sigh. Despite the overwhelming public support of the Central Terminal As Buffalo’s New Amtrak Station  the almighty committee ruled from on high  to decide location of a new train station downtown Money, location.…

Verizon Unlimited Plan

HURRAH! Verizon is launching a new unlimited data plan. Here are the details. Ok, it’s not everything, but it’s something and it’s a start! Verizon’s new unlimited data plan just allowed us country living folk here at Weber Wonderland to save $94 on internet per month.…

George Michael

I think I’ve been hanging out with my Spiritualist friends too much this year… After Alan Thicke died, I saw friends on social media say “enough 2016!” And all I could think was someone else was going to pass before the end of the year. There…

The Airing of Grievances: Otherwise Known As Carl Paladino Must Resign

True story. As a kid, I read the U.S. Constitution FOR FUN & made scrapbooks of Presidential Elections. Now I can’t even watch/listen/read the news without becoming enraged and or heartbroken. I grew up thinking serving in public office was an honor and position to be…

Erie County Broadband Study

Erie County Needs Input for Broadband Internet Study Everyone reading this article knows all too well about the lack of reliable, affordable access to high-speed internet in Southeast Erie County. (I previously wrote about the Broadband for All initiative here.) “Reliable high-speed broadband is a necessity…

HWMMS on WBFO

In case anyone was wondering, I love this man. I walk away for one minute to hand out a business card and found HWMMS being interviewed by WBFO. He’s much more articulate than I. How good is your broadband service? Erie County wants to know! Erie…

The More Things Stay The Same

All this news about tearing down houses in Elmwood Village is reminding me of “my first protest” 10 years ago. The more things stay the same, eh? #BuildTheHotel #BANANASWEREINVOLVED

Miracle

The Bacon Duo met Anthony and Eileen a few years back at a silly Queen City Roller Girls Holiday Party dressed up as Uncle Lewis and Aunt Bethany. Much tequila flowed. And so started a beautiful friendship of kindred souls—REENACTING? GARDEN? DERBY? Yes please… I can’t…

SNOW!

SNOW! Springville! FINALLY. This is what I signed up for moving here a few years ago—let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! Also super cool to see WKBW showing off our picture perfect Winter Wonderland.

Springville Strong

This is the view though the window from my desk at the Chamber. I left the office a bit before 3 because I had a meeting in Buffalo, this tragedy happened shortly after. My heart is in the pit of my stomach and grieving with our…

Cars Crashing Into Buildings

While in Cleveland this weekend, I mentioned this strange phenomenon. Buffalo: World Capital of Drivers Crashing into Buildings Imagine my friends not understanding how…or why…or the sheer number of incidents. Oh, Buffalo.