Don Paul: New satellites offer more than just a pretty picture

The new GOES-16 satellite, now known as GOES-East, and the even newer GOES-17 are offering data and imagery of a spectacular nature. Even those only casually interested in weather are finding these images stunning. They are posted frequently on social media from many sources, including NOAA, NASA, the University of Wisconsin and even individuals like …

What happened on the Bills' fake field goal attempt that wasn't

Bills punter Corey Bojorquez is tackled by Tennessee Titans defensive back Brynden Trawick after he attempted to recover from a botched field goal. (James P. McCoy/Buffalo News) Among the more bizarre scenes in the Buffalo Bills’ 13-12 victory on Sunday was what appeared to be a fake field goal, although only the holder, Corey Bojorquez …

Vic Carucci's Take Five: Bills' culture will only be as good as their record

Here are my five takes on the Buffalo Bills’ game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday at New Era Field: 1. On Wednesday, Sean McDermott cited culture as the most important factor in assembling a roster. There are two ways of looking at that. One is the coach simply felt the need to remind the world …

Another Voice: Be prepared when navigating the Medicare maze

By Linda Militello Health insurance “open enrollment” season is upon us. If you turn 65 soon or retirement is forthcoming, you must carefully read all options to prevent excessive medical expenses. Pre-retirement, I was promised, in writing, that, “All benefits received while actively employed would be the same in retirement.” One difference being that providers …

Anticipation reigns in Sabres locker room as they prepare for opener against

The Buffalo Sabres open the season at 7 tonight against the Boston Bruins, and anticipation, rather than sheer excitement, is noticeable in the Sabres locker room. The Sabres will finally step on the ice and have the chance to start forming the identity of this year’s team and of their organization. “We’re a part of …