Will Homan

Freelance Journalist/Marketing Communications Specialist

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The Buffalo News
Dating: Where to go on a first date - The Buffalo News

Over the years we've seen the steady evolution of the first date. There have been the awkward first encounters with parents on dimly lit doorsteps and the quick scans of a restaurant as you try and pick out the blind date your co-worker swore was "just perfect for you."

The Buffalo News
Five places to take your mom - The Buffalo News

It's easy to get caught up in the daily grind and lose track of the important things in life. This Mother's Day take some time off from your significant other and put your mom first. Here are five fail-proof date ideas to show your mom how much you care this Mother's Day.

Dating: An early brunch is a fresh idea - Gusto

There's a reason that dinner has long been the tried and true go-to date - it works. But, when you want to mix things up it can be tough to come up with fun, fresh ideas. Take a cue from the budding Buffalo brunch scene and set up a morning rendezvous with your significant other or newfound romantic interest.


Flight of Five: Two Down, Three To Go In Lockport

At the beginning of October, Phase 1 of the Restoration of the Flight of Five was completed. The city celebrated with the inaugural Locktoberfest, an event that featured narrated tours of the Lockport Locks Heritage District and the first phase of the Flight of Five Locks restoration, as well as tours of the Erie Canal Discovery Center, children's activities, and live music.

West Seneca and Elma Sun

West Seneca Sun
Veterans Day celebrations come a day early for West High

In the Town of West Seneca there is a strong and active veteran presence that can be seen throughout the community. Veterans Day serves as an opportunity to give thanks to those who have served and those who are still serving our country.

West Seneca Sun
'A Record of Poetry' a lifelong dream for local writer

Writing has always been a big part of West Seneca resident Terry M. Luke's life. While growing up in Syracuse, Luke received high marks in all of her English classes and was an active member of her junior high school, serving as the editor for the school newspaper.

West Seneca Sun
Rusty Nickel Brewing Co. nearing completion

It's been a long and winding road, but the brains behind West Seneca's soon-to-be first brewery can finally say that the end is in sight. Rusty Nickel Brewing Co., which was formed in 2012 by Jason Havens, Scott Fiege, and Dave Johnson, currently has a target date to begin brewing Christmas Day.

West Seneca Sun
WS East Senior Craft Show continues its success

The hallways bustled with activity this past Saturday as curious shoppers filled West Seneca East Senior High School for the fall edition of their annual craft show. The event, which ran from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct.

West Seneca Sun
Summer Rock Camp puts a new twist on learning

Summer is in full swing and for most kids the last place they would want to be is a classroom, but with a little twist on the classic classroom setting, The Guitar Factory in West Seneca has promised a learning experience unlike any other.

West Seneca Sun
Seneca Springs Wellness Center no longer just a second option

Once considered to be an alternative treatment for a range of conditions, mainly dealing with pain relief, acupuncture has recently found itself being the primary source of treatment for a number of people. For Dr. Craig Horner and his staff at the Seneca Springs Wellness Center, alternative medi

West Seneca Sun
First 'Art Mart' debuts August 23

Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery's mission is to promote area artists and their medium, to explore the creative side of our lives, and to make available the visual arts for everyone.

West Seneca Sun
Bike MS 'shuffles' into town

With over 100 Bike MS events nationwide, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society sponsored event has cemented itself as the premier cycling event for fundraising. Bike MS has been a part of the Upstate New York Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society for over twenty years and with the

West Seneca Sun
Golf fundraiser one of many for busy WS Rotary

With over 50 members who reside or live in West Seneca, the West Seneca Rotary Club has remained a driving force in ensuring that the quality of life for West Seneca residents and other people around the world since 1950.

West Seneca Sun
Rival schools team up for Community 5K

A lot can be accomplished when you put your differences aside and work together. On field rivals, West Seneca East and West Seneca West Schools, recently joined forces to host the first annual West Seneca Community 5K and 1 Mile Walk at Centennial Park.

West Seneca Sun
WS Chamber of Commerce has plenty to look forward to in September

For an organization whose mission is "to support business and to facilitate its development by promoting and encouraging commerce in the community of West Seneca," the West Seneca Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for another busy month as it plays host to two Chamber events that are sure to draw a

West Seneca Sun
West Seneca School Board recaps smooth opening day

Even though students in the West Seneca Central School District have just finished up their second week of school, when the West Seneca Central School District Board of Education met last Monday night there was no shortage of topics to cover. Following the transportation issues that the district

West Seneca Sun
Principal and staff gear up for another school year

Open your eyes- there's signs of school being back in session all around. From the picked over school supplies at Target to the loads of yellow school busses roaming neighborhood streets, West Seneca Central Schools are officially open for the year. While the beginning of the school year can mean

West Seneca Sun
Hockey fever all year round in West Seneca

If you've lived in Buffalo long enough, then you know that ice hockey has a pretty big following. From local rinks and leagues all the way up to the Sabres and the soon to be completed Rinks at HARBORCENTER, the sport thrives during the long months of winter.

West Seneca Sun
Yummy Yogurt Spot receives warm welcome from community

Those looking to indulge in a sweet treat in West Seneca have yet another option to consider this summer. The Yummy Yogurt Spot, located in the Southgate Plaza, opened June 20 and has received a warm welcome from the community.

West Seneca Sun
A call to younger veterans for Post 735

For an organization that was formed in 1919 by an act of Congress following World War I and wasn't supposed to exist as a permanent entity, the American Legion has been in operation for over 95 years.

West Seneca Sun
WS Youth & Recreation gets caught up in pickleball

Pickleball. If you're like me, then you had to stop what you were doing and immediately Google this. I'd never heard of it. I didn't have the slightest clue as to what this was, but with a name like that I was definitely intrigued.

West Seneca Sun
All hands on deck for the kids of West Seneca Youth Theatre

For a lot of kids and parents, the end of August signals the start of another school year and the end of another summer, but for Kathy Kogut and the kids of the West Seneca Youth Theatre, the end of August means one more chance to perform.

West Seneca Sun
Burchfield Nature and Art Center prepares for a busy month

Fairy princesses, elves, and magic wands may seem a little out of the ordinary for residents of West Seneca, but for the Charles E. Burchfield Nature and Art Center and its staff this has become the norm. Anchoring an event-filled July, Burchfield's Enchanted Forest is back for its third year.

West Seneca Sun
Residents and flood victims gather following the news of town reimbursement

West Seneca residents were joined Wednesday night at the Covenant United Methodist Church on Main Street by town and state officials to discuss the flooding that impacted a number of residents last January. The meeting came on the heels of Governor Andrew Cuomo's announcement that New York State

Short North Alliance

Short North Alliance
Shop Outside the Box this Holiday Season!

With the holiday shopping season upon us, what better time than to feature a handful of the unique, small businesses that bring life to the Short North Arts District? Here you'll find a glimpse of what truly makes this place the Art & Soul of Columbus!

Short North Alliance
Business Owners Bring A Taste of Italy to the Short North

When visiting the Short North it's easy to get caught up in the allure and energy of the numerous restaurants and shops lining High Street. What you may not realize is that just a step away from the hustle and bustle, a different side of the city's "Art and Soul" can be found.

Short North Alliance
February Exhibitions

By now we're all going stir-crazy from the cold weather, but what better excuse to brave the elements that to check out new art in the District! Enjoy new exhibitions in the galleries and businesses in the Short North Arts District, and stop in the bars and restaurants for a bite to eat afterward.