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The Morning Call
Lower Macungie knocks down plan for cell phone towerAfter hearing from numerous residents adamantly opposed to placement of a cell
Lower Macungie knocks down plan for cell phone tower
The Morning Call / Posted an hour ago
After hearing from numerous residents adamantly opposed to placement of a cell tower on the township-owned Kratzer Farm, Lower Macungie commissioners voted unanimously against leasing the land to Verizon Wireless. The vote came Thursday after about... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Higgins backs Iran nuclear dealWASHINGTON – Rep. Brian Higgins Thursday announced his support for President Ba
Higgins backs Iran nuclear deal
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 hours ago
WASHINGTON – Rep. Brian Higgins Thursday announced his support for President Barack Obama’s proposed deal aimed at barring Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. “This agreement will do more than any plausible alternative to accomplish America’s... Read more
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Artvoice
He's Baack! Hamister's Falls Hotel Not Shaping Up As Planned In 2002 politically connecte
He's Baack!
Artvoice / Posted yesterday
Hamister's Falls Hotel Not Shaping Up As Planned In 2002 politically connected developer Mark E. Hamister, Chairman & CEO of the Hamister Group, LLC, was chosen the designated purchaser of the bankrupt Buffalo Sabres—even receiving a... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Walker’s wall notion borders on the absurdWASHINGTON – The Great Wall-Off of Canada would stretch 3,987 miles from sea to
Walker’s wall notion borders on the absurd
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON – The Great Wall-Off of Canada would stretch 3,987 miles from sea to shining sea, presumably keeping us safe from Canadian imports that can be hazardous in large quantities, such as ice wine, poutine and former Buffalo Sabres General... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
Studying impact of stress on police healthHow do the rigors of police work — from traumatic sights and sounds to long wor
Studying impact of stress on police health
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 7 days ago
How do the rigors of police work — from traumatic sights and sounds to long work shifts and high demand levels — affect officers? A UB study being funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Institute for Occupational Safety... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lower Macungie hits snag over restricting rigs on Route 100Lower Macungie's efforts to restrict tractor-trailer traffic at two township in
Lower Macungie hits snag over restricting rigs on Route 100
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
Lower Macungie's efforts to restrict tractor-trailer traffic at two township intersections have hit the bureaucratic equivalent of a speed bump as officials learned they would need PennDOT approval. Earlier this month, the Board of Commissioners... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lower Macungie commissioner to step downLower Macungie expects to start taking applications for residents who are inter
Lower Macungie commissioner to step down
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
Lower Macungie expects to start taking applications for residents who are interested in serving as a township commissioner to fill a vacancy left when Ryan Conrad, the commission president, leaves to take a job out of state. Conrad, who is CEO of... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lower Macungie hits truck restricting roadblocksLower Macungie Township officials are running into roadblocks as they attempt t
Lower Macungie hits truck restricting roadblocks
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
Lower Macungie Township officials are running into roadblocks as they attempt to better protect residents from tractor-trailers, especially at Route 100’s intersections with Quarry and Schoeneck roads. But they refused to grind to a halt Thursday... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Process begins to replace Lower Macungie commissionerThe process has begun to replace Lower Macungie Township Commissioner Ryan Conr
Process begins to replace Lower Macungie commissioner
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 14 days ago
The process has begun to replace Lower Macungie Township Commissioner Ryan Conrad — even though Conrad has not yet officially resigned. Conrad, who is president of the five commissioners, has been hired as the new chief executive officer of the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
It's a first class day for Melanie Grimsley... and she dedicates her honours degree to the sister she lost in tragic car blaze Ivan Little attends the inspirational fire survivor’s graduation day Melanie
It's a first class day for Melanie Grimsley... and she dedicates her honours degree to the sister she lost in tragic car blaze
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
Ivan Little attends the inspirational fire survivor’s graduation day Melanie with her friend Helen Doherty at Ulster... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Bangor football coach ‘like a child before Christmas’ as practices beginFirst-year Bangor High School football coach Al Mosca didn’t get any sleep Sund
Bangor football coach ‘like a child before Christmas’ as practices begin
Bangor Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
First-year Bangor High School football coach Al Mosca didn’t get any sleep Sunday night. “I’m pretty excited. I’m like a child before Christmas,” he said. Brian Higgins, who is starting his 42nd year as the Ellsworth High School boys soccer coach,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
$16 million National Institutes of Health grant raises Buffalo’s profile in translational researchUniversity and medical leaders Thursday called winning a $16 million grant for
$16 million National Institutes of Health grant raises Buffalo’s profile in translational research
The Buffalo News / Posted 21 days ago
University and medical leaders Thursday called winning a $16 million grant for translational medical studies a milestone for research and health care institutions in Buffalo. The significance of the National Institutes of Health grant extends beyond... Read more
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The Buffalo News
$16 million grant raises Buffalo’s profile in ‘translational research’University and medical leaders Thursday called winning a $16 million grant for
$16 million grant raises Buffalo’s profile in ‘translational research’
The Buffalo News / Posted 21 days ago
University and medical leaders Thursday called winning a $16 million grant for translational medical studies a milestone for research and health care institutions in Buffalo. The significance of the National Institutes of Health grant extends beyond... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
NIH awards UB $16 million clinical and translational science grantUB has been awarded a prestigious four-year, $16 million Clinical and Translati
NIH awards UB $16 million clinical and translational science grant
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 21 days ago
UB has been awarded a prestigious four-year, $16 million Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to speed the delivery of new drugs, diagnostics and medical devices to patients. The grant will... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
NIH awards UB $16 million clinical and translational science grantUB has been awarded a prestigious four-year, $16 million Clinical and Translati
NIH awards UB $16 million clinical and translational science grant
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 21 days ago
UB has been awarded a prestigious four-year, $16 million Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to speed the delivery of new drugs, diagnostics and medical devices to patients. The grant will... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Roswell Park pathologist named to federal advisory panelAn anatomic pathologist at Roswell Park Cancer Institute has been appointed to
Roswell Park pathologist named to federal advisory panel
The Buffalo News / Posted 22 days ago
An anatomic pathologist at Roswell Park Cancer Institute has been appointed to the new federal Advisory Panel on Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests. Dr. Carl Morrison, a Fredonia resident, is clinical chief of Roswell Park’s Department of... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lower Macungie Board pushes to halt truck traffic on roads off Rte. 100Due to ever-increasing collisions between tractor trailers and passenger cars,
Lower Macungie Board pushes to halt truck traffic on roads off Rte. 100
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 27 days ago
Due to ever-increasing collisions between tractor trailers and passenger cars, the Lower Macungie Township Commissioners Thursday passed a motion instructing township staff to start the ball rolling on prohibiting truck traffic on heavily traveled... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lower Macungie officials eyeing tractor-trailer restrictionsA crash Saturday morning at Quarry Road and Route 100 galvanized Lower Macungie
Lower Macungie officials eyeing tractor-trailer restrictions
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
A crash Saturday morning at Quarry Road and Route 100 galvanized Lower Macungie Township commissioners to take steps to restrict tractor-trailer traffic there and at another intersection. The tractor-trailer driver on Quarry Road pulled onto Route... Read more
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The Buffalo News
State releases $33 million to Buffalo schools; parent group questions legalityThe state has restored $33.4 million in federal 2014-15 funding that had been w
State releases $33 million to Buffalo schools; parent group questions legality
The Buffalo News / Posted 29 days ago
The state has restored $33.4 million in federal 2014-15 funding that had been withheld from the Buffalo Public Schools since October 2014 because the school district did not include sufficient input from parents when drafting its school improvement... Read more
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The Buffalo News
State releases $33 million despite contention district fails to follow lawThe state has restored $33.4 million in federal 2014-15 funding that had been w
State releases $33 million despite contention district fails to follow law
The Buffalo News / Posted 29 days ago
The state has restored $33.4 million in federal 2014-15 funding that had been withheld from the Buffalo Public Schools since October 2014 because the school district did not include sufficient input from parents when drafting its school improvement... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Federal grant to aid start-up companies in upstate New YorkSen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand couldn’t have chosen a more appropriate setting Mond
Federal grant to aid start-up companies in upstate New York
The Buffalo News / Posted a month ago
Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand couldn’t have chosen a more appropriate setting Monday to announce a new federal grant to encourage entrepreneurs in upstate New York. At the former Trico Products windshield wiper factory now transformed into a gleaming... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Donations pour in for evicted 90-old WWII vet Johnnie HodgesWorld War II veteran Johnnie H. Hodges Sr. may get his wish to have his house b
Donations pour in for evicted 90-old WWII vet Johnnie Hodges
The Buffalo News / Posted a month ago
World War II veteran Johnnie H. Hodges Sr. may get his wish to have his house back. The government and a lot of individual donors – unlike two people who have pranked the 90-year-old man – are taking steps they hope will allow the East Side resident... Read more

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