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    Paul McCarthy

    Buffalo Heritage Press Postcard Views: A Walk Down Main Street, Buffalo, New York, circa 1910 Born and had his early education in Rochester, NY. He entered the Society of Jesus, the Roman Catholic religious order of the Jesuits, in 1944. He taught chemistry at Canisius College from 1960 until his retirement from teaching in 1994. Since that time, he has…

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    Laszlo Meszaros

    Buffalo Heritage Press Legacy of a Refugee: An American-Hungarian Entrepreneur’s Journey to Silicon Valley and Beyond Laszlo Meszaros escaped from communist Hungary at the age of sixteen and boarded a ship bound for America in 1956 with just one dollar in his pocket. Today he is an accomplished entrepreneur devoted to guiding and inspiring the youth of both nations.

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    Jake Miller

    Buffalo Heritage Press the angles of memory’s dream Jake Miller has photographed people and places all over the world. He seeks to transcend the illusions that pervade human life so that we can begin to reframe contentious models of thinking and re-imagine boundaries differently than our structures have defined them. He uses images and words to connect people to ideas…

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    Stephen Nawotniak

    Buffalo Heritage Press Mubu the Morph Stephen has a self-designed master’s degree from Buffalo State College and a master’s degree in occupational therapy from utica College. For eight months, he hiked, biked, sailed and canoed from Buffalo, NY to Key West, FL. Along the way, he gave presentations to more than 1,000 youth on the values of volunteerism and education…

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    David Noyes

    Buffalo Heritage Press The Photographing Tourist As a travel writer and photographer, David Noyes has been fortunate to visit some of the world’s great places and has been touched by both the beauty and tragedy of the human condition. He has received numerous awards for his photography and travel writing, including the North American Travel Journalist Association (NATJA) Travel Photographer…

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    Tom Rivers

    Buffalo Heritage Press Farm Hands: Hard Work and Hard Lessons From Western New York Fields For a decade, Tom Rivers wrote a column for The Daily News in Batavia, N.Y., since 1997. He covers agriculture, local government, and other community stories. Rivers has won several Associated Press writing awards and was named a “Friend of Agriculture” in 2006 by the…

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    Jim Santella

    Buffalo Heritage Press Classic Rock Classic Jock: The Jim Santella Story Jim Santella is Buffalo born and bred. Starting as a teenaged jazz musician, jim’s professional radio career began at Buffalo’s first progressive radio station, WYSL-FM. Before retiring forty-five years later, the Buffalo Broadcasters Hall of Famer would go on to host country, jazz and blues shows. He also worked…

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    Christina Saarinen

    Buffalo Heritage Press From Finland to Niagara Falls: Explorer Pehr Kalm in North America 1748-1751, Translator  Christina Saarinen grew up in Buffalo New York, not far from Niagara Falls. She has also lived in Turku, Finland, in an apartment overlooking an oak tree said to have gown from an American acorn planted by Pehr Kalm. A graduate of Byrn Mawr College…

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    Edward R. Szemraj

    Buffalo Heritage Press The Polonian Legacy of Western New York: Stories of the Lives, Accomplishments, and Contributions of Four Prominent Polish-Americans A retiree of the Maryvale School District in Cheektowaga, NY and is involved in the alumni affairs of Canisius College as well as in regional and international activities dealing with Poland and Eastern Europe.