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Investigative Post: Central Terminal decays as board delays

(By Charlotte Keith – Investigative Post) For years, the Central Terminal suffered from willful neglect at the hands of its private owners. While the building lay open to vandals, artifacts were stolen and metal pipes stripped out. When the non-profit…
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Can East Buffalo’s Historic Polish Catholic Churches Survive?


Every week while I read the bulletins from Saint John Kanty/Saint Adalbert Basilica, Corpus Christi and Saint Stanislaus churches, one glaring set of numbers sticks out. The number of people attending weekly Sunday Mass at each is very low. The numbers…
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A ‘native son’ and long-time supporter and advocate for the East Side, Fr Bob will be coming home to St. John Kanty Parish Community to celebrate his Golden Jubilee at the 4:00 Mass on Saturday, May 23. A reception will…
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Corpus Christi Church Open to Visit for Sacred Sites Weekend

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This weekend is the New York Landmark Conservancy’s Sacred Sites Open House Weekend across New York. Corpus Christi Church will be open: Saturday, May 16th: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Sunday, May 17th: Noon – 5:00 pm. You can also join…
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AM-POL Eagle: The Polish Village was the hub for East Side “villagers”


(by Gregory Witul) The Easter season is full of wonderful traditions, from shopping at the Broadway Market, to visiting seven churches on Holy Thursday, to the blessing of the baskets, and Easter morning Mass, all celebrate who we are as Western…
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Feast of the Ascension Masses in East Buffalo’s Historic Polonia Today


Corpus Christi Church – 11:30am & 6:30pm 199 Clark Street – Buffalo, NY 14212 Saint John Kanty – 8:30am & 6:00pm Broadway & Brownell – Buffalo, New York 14212 Saint Stan’s – 7:45am & 7:00pm Peckham & Wilson Streets –…
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Saint Stan’s, Corpus Christi and Saint John Kanty Bulletins 05/10/2015

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Here are the latest bulletins from Saint Stan’s, Saint John Kanty and Corpus Christi churches. Each bulletin is in PDF format and click on the church’s name below to view. Saint Saint Stan’s—> Saint John Kanty—> Corpus Christi…
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Buffalo Rosary Mob II at Saint Ann’s on May 30th


Buffalo Mass Mob is partnering with the Friends of Saint Ann’s to host its second Rosary Mob outside of Saint Ann’s Church and Shrine at the corner of Broadway and Emslie in Buffalo on Saturday, May 30, 2015 starting at 9:30am….
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Matt Urban Center’s Hope House Project at Former School 57 Receives $1.36 Million Grant


Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) and the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York announced the award of a $1.36 million grant to The Matt Urban Center of Buffalo to help finance the Hope House project, which involves the conversion of…
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Kavinoky Theater has Broadway-Fillmore Roots


While flipping through the 50th anniversary book for Corpus Christi Church from 1948 looking for an old Spolka clothing store ad, I stopped when I came across an ad for Kavinoky’s Pharmacy which was located at 1061 Broadway. With a little…
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