DL&W Rail Corridor

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If you run a health insurance company, encouraging healthy lifestyles is good for business. The BlueCross BlueShield Blue Fund gave out $2.5 million Thursday to a dozen groups around Western New York that encourage healthy lifestyles, from drug treatment to increasing access to healthy food.

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The DL&W rail corridor touches some of Buffalo’s most iconic areas, including the Old First Ward and Canalside. After years of work and reviewing 98 design idea proposals, the Western New York Land Conservancy on Friday announced the winning ideas that will lay the groundwork for the mile-and-a-half of land’s new look.

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Congressman Brian Higgins is calling for solid plans for more than $90 million in funding that is headed for Buffalo’s waterfront, and he has ideas on what to do with it.


James Hoggard

Plans are set to be unveiled Wednesday for bringing new life to an old rail corridor in Buffalo.