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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.

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    Wanda Slawinska

    Buffalo Heritage Press The Polonian Legacy of Western New York: Stories of the Lives, Accomplishments, and Contributions of Four Prominent Polish-Americans The curator of the Fronczak room in the E.H. Butler Library at Buffalo State College, an amateur historian and a promoter of Polish causes. She has contributed material for publication by the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland.

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    Nancy Turgeon

    Buffalo Heritage The Alekizou and His Terrible Library Plot Nancy Turgeon’s unending imagination started early. Favorite dolls were named Dorbitis and Dorbano. She majored in Creative Writing at Ohio Wesleyan University. At age 27, she co-founded her own ad agency, The Creative Express, long before it was “polite” for women to become business owners. Now in retirement, “It’s time to…

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    Daniel P. Starr

    Buffalo Heritage Press Golden Age of Buffalo Sports Daniel P. Starr currently s Professor Emeritus of History at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York. He joined the Canisius faculty in 1962; a decade later he became the Director of Athletics there. Starr retired from the athletic position in 2000, the taught sports administration courses and began researching and writing in…

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    Louis Rosati

    Buffalo Heritage Press Men of Steel Dr. Louis A Rosati was born and raised in Lockport, New York where he attended Lockport public schools. He graduated from the University of Buffalo and the Upstate Medical Center at Syracuse. He did his residency in pathology at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor, and then served in the Navy…

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    Jerry Kremer

    Buffalo Heritage Press Winning Albany: Untold Stories About the Famous and Not So Famous Arthur “Jerry” Kremer has enjoyed many career challenges. Elected to the New York State Assembly thirteen times, he is the only Long Island legislator to ever head the prestigious Ways and Means Committee. He is now a law partner at Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C., a respected…