Julianna Sebastian

Intern

Every summer weekend in Buffalo seems to feature a cultural festival, from Greek to Italian to Lebanese and many more. This year, Jewish culture is being added to that list.


Julianna Sebastian

The Buffalo Music Hall of Fame announced its class of 2018 at the Buffalo History Museum Wednesday. The 10 inductees are a diverse group of musicians, artists and producers from Western New York.

Julianna Sebastian

More than 400 Scrabble players from around the world are in Buffalo for the 29th Annual North American Scrabble Tournament.

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The death of 27-year-old India Cummings after more than two weeks at the Erie County Holding Center in 2016 was in the spotlight at County Hall on Wednesday, with criticism of the care and treatment of inmates there taking center stage.


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In September of 2017, Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico with 175 mph winds, cutting the island in half and unleashing torrents of rain and devastation. Now, almost a year later, Buffalo is helping displaced students rebuild their education while Puerto Rico is still rebuilding from the storm.


With the United States dealing with what many call an immigration crisis, a church in Buffalo is making an artistic statement on the divisive issue.

Algae bloom taking shape on Lake Erie

Jul 5, 2018
NOAA

Algae blooms have started in western Lake Erie, and researchers say the unusually warm weather may make things worse.


Buffalo Bisons

Starting Fourth of July celebrations on the third of the month has become a Western New York tradition, started by the Buffalo Bisons more than two decades ago. For this year's celebration, the Herd is offering new twists on a classic tradition.

Julianna Sebastian

This year's Taste of Buffalo will be bigger than ever, with the festival expanding northward up Delaware Avenue, past Chippewa Street.

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Help and happiness is arriving on an adorable set of wheels at Buffalo's Oishei Children's Hospital.

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An open window still exists to see - and smell - the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens' stinkiest flower.