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The Buffalo News
Area fire companies and first responders invited to a grant workshopthe Erie County Emergency Services Training & Operation Center at 3359 Broadway
Area fire companies and first responders invited to a grant workshop
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 hours ago
the Erie County Emergency Services Training & Operation Center at 3359 Broadway in Cheektowaga at 6:30 p.m. July 25. Rep. Brian Higgins said Thursday that the workshop will deal with how agencies should apply for grants through the federal... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Tifft Nature Preserve debuts public artat Tifft Nature Preserve unveiled a colorful, new installation from the Albrigh
Tifft Nature Preserve debuts public art
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 19 hours ago
at Tifft Nature Preserve unveiled a colorful, new installation from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery on Thursday. Congressman Brian Higgins, Deputy Erie County Executive Maria Whyte, Buffalo Museum of Science President and CEO Marisa Wigglesworth and... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Roswell Park doctor on cancer fight: ‘We move like snails’to accomplish the task force recommendations. The Roswell Park summit will fea
Roswell Park doctor on cancer fight: ‘We move like snails’
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
to accomplish the task force recommendations. The Roswell Park summit will feature comments and discussions by Rep. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo; Dr. Kunle Odunsi, deputy director of the cancer center; Jackie Cornell-Bechelli, regional director... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
UB joins White House’s new Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institutewould help create new opportunities for our universities and manufacturers to l
UB joins White House’s new Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 2 days ago
would help create new opportunities for our universities and manufacturers to lead the way in this growing industry.” Rep. Brian Higgins notes that “UB is well-positioned to play a critical role in this collaborative effort between government,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Experts gather around the nation as ‘moonshot’ on cancer lifts offto accomplish the task force recommendations. The Roswell Park summit will fea
Experts gather around the nation as ‘moonshot’ on cancer lifts off
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
to accomplish the task force recommendations. The Roswell Park summit will feature comments and discussions by Rep. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo; Dr. Kunle Odunsi, deputy director of the cancer center; Jackie Cornell-Bechelli, regional director... Read more
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The Buffalo News
‘Moonshot’ on cancer is Roswell Park focusto accomplish the task force recommendations. The Roswell Park summit will fea
‘Moonshot’ on cancer is Roswell Park focus
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
to accomplish the task force recommendations. The Roswell Park summit will feature comments and discussions by Rep. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo; Dr. Kunle Odunsi, deputy director of the cancer center; Jackie Cornell-Bechelli, regional director... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Regional summit at Roswell Park is part of national cancer ‘moonshot’ effortto accomplish the task force recommendations. The Roswell Park summit will fea
Regional summit at Roswell Park is part of national cancer ‘moonshot’ effort
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
to accomplish the task force recommendations. The Roswell Park summit will feature comments and discussions by Rep. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo; Dr. Kunle Odunsi, deputy director of the cancer center; Jackie Cornell-Bechelli, regional director... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Streetscape project seeks to connect Allentown to Medical Campusthan they needed from the original federal allocation, McGovern said. That’s w
Streetscape project seeks to connect Allentown to Medical Campus
The Buffalo News / Posted 7 days ago
than they needed from the original federal allocation, McGovern said. That’s when they checked with the office of Rep. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo, on whether they could use the leftover funding to rebuild Allen Street. There are also state and... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Pot use by 402 driver raises alarmthat marijuana was being used in the vehicle, which creates a concern for publi
Pot use by 402 driver raises alarm
Sarnia Observer / Posted 7 days ago
that marijuana was being used in the vehicle, which creates a concern for public safety, said assistant federal prosecutor Brian Higgins. Higgins sought a $500 fine and probation. A conviction would have an impact on his career, said the man who... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Petrolia man was caught with two drugsof cocaine and methamphetamine. A 30-day sentence for the November offences wa
Petrolia man was caught with two drugs
Sarnia Observer / Posted 7 days ago
of cocaine and methamphetamine. A 30-day sentence for the November offences was sought by assistant federal prosecutor Brian Higgins. A very sympathetic pre-sentence report indicated that Colpaert was using drugs to numb the impact of past... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Gary E. Jeteryears, he talked about the medals he should have been awarded. After an effort
Gary E. Jeter
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
years, he talked about the medals he should have been awarded. After an effort by his step-daughter, Robin Clowers, Rep. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo, presented him with the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal with two bronze... Read more
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Faster Louder
Check out the new video for Kaiser Chiefs', uh, tropical house songthe works called Stay Together, and its first single ‘Parachute’ is not the Kai
Check out the new video for Kaiser Chiefs', uh, tropical house song
Faster Louder / Posted 10 days ago
the works called Stay Together, and its first single ‘Parachute’ is not the Kaiser Chiefs you remember. The song’s producer Brian Higgins and mixer Serban Ghenea both have pop pedigree and it’s more of a dance banger than you might expect,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lower Macungie adopts official map despite concerns of Lehigh Country Club, othersplanning, and it keeps everyone on the same level — you know what's possible an
Lower Macungie adopts official map despite concerns of Lehigh Country Club, others
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
planning, and it keeps everyone on the same level — you know what's possible and we know what's possible," Commissioner Brian Higgins said. "We want to make sure the township continues to grow in the right way, and that we have as much safety... Read more
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The Hill
House Republicans offer amendments to restrict IRS powerslast year. Other IRS-related amendments were bipartisan. One such amendment,
House Republicans offer amendments to restrict IRS powers
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
last year. Other IRS-related amendments were bipartisan. One such amendment, offered by Reps. Keith Rothfus (R-Pa.) and Brian Higgins (D-N.Y.), would ban the IRS and the Treasury Department from using funds to require nonprofits to provide the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Route 100 intersection finally will be made saferto be a significant benefit in that area,” he said. “It needs to be done, it n
Route 100 intersection finally will be made safer
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 14 days ago
to be a significant benefit in that area,” he said. “It needs to be done, it needs to be done now,” said Commissioner Brian Higgins. “There is no risk to the township; we’re not paying for this,” continued Higgins. “We’re talking about... Read more
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The Morning Call
Realignment of dangerous Route 100 intersection in Lower Macungie will finally proceedErdman, former township engineer, called the project a "massive game-changer" f
Realignment of dangerous Route 100 intersection in Lower Macungie will finally proceed
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
Erdman, former township engineer, called the project a "massive game-changer" for truck traffic and safety. Commissioner Brian Higgins agreed. "There's absolutely no reason to delay this any longer," he said. "I'm more than happy to support this... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Bergen Regional oversight plan up for debate in state Senateto discuss an existing policy that required the hospital to report every allege
Bergen Regional oversight plan up for debate in state Senate
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 15 days ago
to discuss an existing policy that required the hospital to report every alleged assault. Former Bergen County Police Chief Brian Higgins had initiated the mandatory reporting in 2011 after he said too many incidents were going unreported – in fact... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Dancing to a different tune! Leeds’s Kaiser Chiefs spring a surprise with new single Parachutesheen should perhaps be no surprise, given the impeccable chart credentials of
Dancing to a different tune! Leeds’s Kaiser Chiefs spring a surprise with new single Parachute
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 16 days ago
sheen should perhaps be no surprise, given the impeccable chart credentials of those involved. The track was produced by Brian Higgins, who has worked with the likes of Girls Aloud and Pet Shop Boys. Mixing duties, meanwhile, were handled by... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Renewed gun control debate after Orlando attacksbut of course weighing the ultimate argument of access as they balance safety a
Renewed gun control debate after Orlando attacks
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 17 days ago
but of course weighing the ultimate argument of access as they balance safety and constitutional rights. Congressman Brian Higgins says, "Most people who are commonsensical would believe that that individual should not be able to purchase a... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Orlando massacre prompts typical stalemate in Congress over gun control, precautions on terrorismsaid that should just be the first step in the effort to crack down on guns in
Orlando massacre prompts typical stalemate in Congress over gun control, precautions on terrorism
The Buffalo News / Posted 17 days ago
said that should just be the first step in the effort to crack down on guns in the wake of the Orlando massacre, and Rep. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo, agreed. Calling for a renewal of an assault weapons ban that expired in 2004, Higgins said:... Read more
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Lake Placid News
NY lawmakers urged to join effort to honor US WWII spieslegislation that would award a Congressional Gold Medal to the OSS, the forerun
NY lawmakers urged to join effort to honor US WWII spies
Lake Placid News / Posted 18 days ago
legislation that would award a Congressional Gold Medal to the OSS, the forerunner of the CIA. The supporters include Rep. Brian Higgins of Buffalo, hometown of OSS founder Gen. William "Wild Bill" Donovan. A Senate bill authorizing the awarding... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY lawmakers urged to join effort to honor US WWII spieslegislation that would award a Congressional Gold Medal to the OSS, the forerun
NY lawmakers urged to join effort to honor US WWII spies
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 18 days ago
legislation that would award a Congressional Gold Medal to the OSS, the forerunner of the CIA. The supporters include Rep. Brian Higgins of Buffalo, hometown of OSS founder Gen. William "Wild Bill" Donovan. A Senate bill authorizing the awarding... Read more
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CBC.ca
Crowded race for council, chief in Saturday's Lennox Island voteare seeking the off-reserve council position. Matilda Ramjattan Matilda Ramja
Crowded race for council, chief in Saturday's Lennox Island vote
CBC.ca / Posted 21 days ago
are seeking the off-reserve council position. Matilda Ramjattan Matilda Ramjattan is seeking re-election as chief. (Brian Higgins/CBC) "It's a positive thing that more and more people are putting their name forward," said Ramjattan. "It... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Undercover officer spotted violationcollecting a pay cheque was not working a scheduled shift, as allowed by the or
Undercover officer spotted violation
Sarnia Observer / Posted 23 days ago
collecting a pay cheque was not working a scheduled shift, as allowed by the order, said assistant federal prosecutor Brian Higgins. But Rice also told the officer he had been at home prior to being stopped. He admitted he had not been when... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Outer Harbor apartment tower would define Buffalo’s shorelinethe only land available for larger private development. “The reuse is perfectl
Outer Harbor apartment tower would define Buffalo’s shoreline
The Buffalo News / Posted 24 days ago
the only land available for larger private development. “The reuse is perfectly appropriate for that area,” said U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo, a leading waterfront advocate, who has led much of the community discussion about waterfront... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Planning Board approval sends Outer Harbor apartments to Councilthe only land available for larger private development. “The reuse is perfectl
Planning Board approval sends Outer Harbor apartments to Council
The Buffalo News / Posted 24 days ago
the only land available for larger private development. “The reuse is perfectly appropriate for that area,” said U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo, a leading waterfront advocate, who has led much of the community discussion about waterfront... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Police raid found morphinelying about the pills. Morash had been trying to talk her way out of the drug
Police raid found morphine
Sarnia Observer / Posted 27 days ago
lying about the pills. Morash had been trying to talk her way out of the drug charge, said assistant federal prosecutor Brian Higgins during sentencing submissions prior to Thursday. Morash's lie to police to protect herself and her friend was... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Location picked for Lower Macungie's first dog parkmore walkable park for communities that surround it, said Douglas Brown, presid
Location picked for Lower Macungie's first dog park
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 28 days ago
more walkable park for communities that surround it, said Douglas Brown, president of the five commissioners. Commissioner Brian Higgins predicted the dog park will completed there by fall. “Now that we know where, we’ll get working on it right... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lower Macungie Commissioners vote to open dog parkboth dogs and humans. A volunteer committee will have to pay for other ameniti
Lower Macungie Commissioners vote to open dog park
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
both dogs and humans. A volunteer committee will have to pay for other amenities such as trees and benches, Commissioner Brian Higgins said. The plan for the new park, though, is far from perfect. Last year, the township applied unsuccessfully... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Bergen Regional president defends hospital’s response to alleged assaultsCounty law enforcement in February to address the policy that was initiated in
Bergen Regional president defends hospital’s response to alleged assaults
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 28 days ago
County law enforcement in February to address the policy that was initiated in 2011 by then-Bergen County Police Chief Brian Higgins. He required all episodes of assault — from poking to aggravated assault be reported to police. Higgins said he... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Veteran receives French Legion of Honor medalinvasion points. Coles, who completed high school after his return from servic
Veteran receives French Legion of Honor medal
The Buffalo News / Posted 28 days ago
invasion points. Coles, who completed high school after his return from service and worked for 38 years for Spauding Fibre, received the medal from French Honorary Consul Pascal Soares and Rep. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo, who arranged for the... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Woman dealing drugs days before prison sentenceoverdoses and driving drug-related crimes like break-ins and thefts in the comm
Woman dealing drugs days before prison sentence
Sarnia Observer / Posted 28 days ago
overdoses and driving drug-related crimes like break-ins and thefts in the community, said assistant federal prosecutor Brian Higgins who called for a two-year jail sentence. Anything less than two years sends the wrong message to... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lower Macungie choosing new dog park sitebefore Thursday's meeting. "Neither is a perfect fit, but both have many posit
Lower Macungie choosing new dog park site
The Morning Call / Posted 30 days ago
before Thursday's meeting. "Neither is a perfect fit, but both have many positive attributes that may work," Commissioner Brian Higgins said. Commissioners gave township engineer Alan Fornwalt authorization to continue working on permits for the... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
$7M award will help UB researcher address casualty of opiod epidemichealth, economic and social repercussions that pose their own challenges and re
$7M award will help UB researcher address casualty of opiod epidemic
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted a month ago
health, economic and social repercussions that pose their own challenges and require serious attention,” said Congressman Brian Higgins, a member of the Congressional Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic. “Research happening right... Read more
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The Buffalo News
As cars return to Main Street, ‘difference is like night and day’to complete, at a cost of $75.4 million. The federal dollars were secured by S
As cars return to Main Street, ‘difference is like night and day’
The Buffalo News / Posted a month ago
to complete, at a cost of $75.4 million. The federal dollars were secured by Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., and Rep. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo, and come from sources of funding that can be used only for projects such as this one. They include... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Family reunion to place focus on stonemason who built Terrapin Tower ay Horseshoe Fallsnear the site of the former Terrapin Tower to unveil a draft interpretive sign
Family reunion to place focus on stonemason who built Terrapin Tower ay Horseshoe Falls
The Buffalo News / Posted a month ago
near the site of the former Terrapin Tower to unveil a draft interpretive sign describing the structure’s history. Rep. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo; Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster; Niagara Falls Historian Elaine Timm; Mark Thomas, Western director... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Cars quicken pulse of Main Street revivalto complete, at a cost of $75.4 million. The federal dollars were secured by S
Cars quicken pulse of Main Street revival
The Buffalo News / Posted a month ago
to complete, at a cost of $75.4 million. The federal dollars were secured by Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., and Rep. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo, and come from sources of funding that can be used only for projects such as this one. They include... Read more

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