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The Post-Journal
Matthew Marsh Named 2016 Frank Hyde Scholarship Winnerit was impossible to miss Matthew's accomplishments in the pool. During the 20
Matthew Marsh Named 2016 Frank Hyde Scholarship Winner
The Post-Journal / Posted 5 hours ago
it was impossible to miss Matthew's accomplishments in the pool. During the 2015-16 season alone, he won two events at the Erie County Interscholastic Conference AA Championships, Class A Championships and Section VI Championships, won the two... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Assault top charge in arrests of officersnumbers of its officers, he said. The BGSU review of seven years of arrest cas
Assault top charge in arrests of officers
The Toledo Blade / Posted 8 hours ago
numbers of its officers, he said. The BGSU review of seven years of arrest cases identified 20 in Lucas County, five in Erie County, three in Wood and Ottawa counties, and one in Sandusky County. There were zero reported in Hancock and Fulton... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Pa. man hospitalized in wake of boat explosion at Newfane Marinaabout 9:34 a.m. Friday, according to the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office. J. F
Pa. man hospitalized in wake of boat explosion at Newfane Marina
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 hours ago
about 9:34 a.m. Friday, according to the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office. J. F. Carbough, 50, was taken by Mercy Flight to Erie County Medical Center, where he was listed in fair condition. The Sheriff’s Marine Patrol Unit said the explosion may... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Sabres’ Evander Kane focus of probe into alleged disturbance at Chippewa barThe woman did not allege anything illegal happened, but said she did not rememb
Sabres’ Evander Kane focus of probe into alleged disturbance at Chippewa bar
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 hours ago
The woman did not allege anything illegal happened, but said she did not remember what happened. After a lengthy investigation by Buffalo Police, acting Erie County District Attorney Michael J. Flaherty Jr. said he found no reason to prosecute K... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Falls man who torched his own car goes to jailled to a conviction for felony driving while intoxicated. Niagara County Judge
Falls man who torched his own car goes to jail
The Buffalo News / Posted 13 hours ago
led to a conviction for felony driving while intoxicated. Niagara County Judge Sara Sheldon said she will recommend to Erie County Judge Sheila A. DiTullio that she impose a sentence to run consecutively to the one she imposed on Pakosigan... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Cheektowaga man shot in Riverside overnightin a shooting in Riverside that happened around 12:30 a.m. Friday on Riverside
Cheektowaga man shot in Riverside overnight
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 13 hours ago
in a shooting in Riverside that happened around 12:30 a.m. Friday on Riverside Avenue. The victim, whose name has not been released, is a 23-year-old from Cheektowaga. He was taken to Erie County Medical Center where he is listed in good condit... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Orchard Park play center offers Sensational Fun for kids with special needsFun will also have special events and programming. Though there are more than
Orchard Park play center offers Sensational Fun for kids with special needs
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 hours ago
Fun will also have special events and programming. Though there are more than 76,000 children with special needs in Erie County alone, Sensational Fun is one of the only public commercial spaces to cater exclusively to those children. The... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Man hospitalized in wake of boat explosion at Newfane MarinaMarina, seriously injuring a passenger. The unidentified victim, who suffered
Man hospitalized in wake of boat explosion at Newfane Marina
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 hours ago
Marina, seriously injuring a passenger. The unidentified victim, who suffered a head injury, was taken by Mercy Flight to Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo, according to the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office. The explosion was linked to an... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Miami men admit to credit card fraud at HarborCenterTwo Miami men pleaded guilty in Erie County Court Friday morning to having forg
Miami men admit to credit card fraud at HarborCenter
The Buffalo News / Posted 15 hours ago
Two Miami men pleaded guilty in Erie County Court Friday morning to having forged credit cards at Buffalo’s HarborCenter. One the men is a Cuban national who could face deportation because of the conviction. William Castro Landa, 29, and Jossue... Read more
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The Buffalo News
New play center caters to kids with special needsFun will also have special events and programming. Though there are more than
New play center caters to kids with special needs
The Buffalo News / Posted 16 hours ago
Fun will also have special events and programming. Though there are more than 76,000 children with special needs in Erie County alone, Sensational Fun is one of the only public commercial spaces to cater exclusively to those children. The... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Erie County warns of rabid animalsBUFFALO, NY - Erie County officials warn residents to be cautious of rabid anim
Erie County warns of rabid animals
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 17 hours ago
BUFFALO, NY - Erie County officials warn residents to be cautious of rabid animals. A rabid fox in Eden and a pet cat in Aurora have both tested positive for rabies. At least 17 people recently handled, then delivered, an injured fox to the SPCA.... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Info on First Niagara accounts targeted for Augustthe bank's acquisition will have to wait until later in the summer to learn how
Info on First Niagara accounts targeted for August
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 21 hours ago
the bank's acquisition will have to wait until later in the summer to learn how the transition might affect them. The Erie County-based bank, sent letters to customers recently stating that it hopes to provide more detailed information about... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Four injured in one-car rollover in Buffaloon railroad tracks nearby. The driver, identified only as a 21-year-old Buffal
Four injured in one-car rollover in Buffalo
The Buffalo News / Posted 21 hours ago
on railroad tracks nearby. The driver, identified only as a 21-year-old Buffalo man, and three passengers were taken to Erie County Medical Center for treatment of serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The passengers were identified as a... Read more
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The Buffalo News
WNY Hispanic group holds annual community breakfastduring its fourth annual community breakfast on Saturday. For one, the Council
WNY Hispanic group holds annual community breakfast
The Buffalo News / Posted 22 hours ago
during its fourth annual community breakfast on Saturday. For one, the Council has teamed up with the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library to launch “Bring Us Your History Project.” The digitized historical archive system documents and... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Nearly 1,100 households drop off hazardous waste at Erie County eventlast Saturday at Erie Community College’s South Campus in Hamburg. Here’s what
Nearly 1,100 households drop off hazardous waste at Erie County event
The Buffalo News / Posted 22 hours ago
last Saturday at Erie Community College’s South Campus in Hamburg. Here’s what materials were collected, according to the Erie County Department of Environment and Planning: • About 1,150 gallons of waste oils • 228 gallons of gasoline • 295... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lackawanna police chief named new commissioner of Erie County Central Police ServicesLackawanna Police Chief James L. Michel Jr. will become Erie County’s commissio
Lackawanna police chief named new commissioner of Erie County Central Police Services
The Buffalo News / Posted 22 hours ago
Lackawanna Police Chief James L. Michel Jr. will become Erie County’s commissioner of Central Police Services next month, pending confirmation by the county Legislature. Michel would take over the post July 18 by an appointment announced Thursday by... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Legislators dely OK of ECC project after Ciminelli complainsover the winning bid for construction of a new academic building at Erie Commun
Legislators dely OK of ECC project after Ciminelli complains
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
over the winning bid for construction of a new academic building at Erie Community College’s Amherst campus prompted Erie County legislators on Thursday to delay approving contracts for the project. Legislators voted unanimously to send the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Male shot early Friday morning on Riverside Avenuewas shot early Friday in Riverside, Buffalo police said. The shooting happened
Male shot early Friday morning on Riverside Avenue
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
was shot early Friday in Riverside, Buffalo police said. The shooting happened in the first block of Riverside Avenue at about 12:40 a.m. The male is in stable condition at Erie County Medical Center. No further details were immediately availa... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Summer is prime time for getting outdoors and trying new exercisesthe suburbs, too.” Bootcamp, cardio, Pilates, tai chi, yoga and Zumba classes
Summer is prime time for getting outdoors and trying new exercises
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
the suburbs, too.” Bootcamp, cardio, Pilates, tai chi, yoga and Zumba classes are available in abundance, particularly in Erie County, and Canalside has added 10 new classes to its fitness itinerary this summer, making for a total 25. That’s... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Garden Notes: News of area clubs and eventsinformation. The Buffalo-Style Garden Art Sale is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5
Garden Notes: News of area clubs and events
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
information. The Buffalo-Style Garden Art Sale is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave. Sculpture, glass, pottery, ceramics, paintings, photography and wood... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Start date unclear for construction of Whole Foods in Amherston Transit Road. Clothing retailers and consignment shops such as Plato’s Close
Start date unclear for construction of Whole Foods in Amherst
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
on Transit Road. Clothing retailers and consignment shops such as Plato’s Closet and Clothes Mentor moved nearby, while the Erie County Auto Bureau moved into the Town of Tonawanda. Shopper’s Choice, a jeweler and a chiropractor also left. And those... Read more
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The Buffalo News
June 24)Area golf Erie County Amateur Championship at Grover Cleveland June 25-26 T
June 24)
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
Area golf Erie County Amateur Championship at Grover Cleveland June 25-26 Tee Times 8 a.m. — Tom Hayes (Cherry Hill), Charlie Barth (Associate), John Dantonio Jr. (Fox Valley) 8:09 a.m. — Marah Penn (Crag Burn), Sydney Shaw (Orchard Park) 8:18... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Allen F. Scioli, retired West Seneca police lieutenant, columnistfor more than 65 years, he won a contest at the Buffalo Courier-Express in 1949
Allen F. Scioli, retired West Seneca police lieutenant, columnist
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
for more than 65 years, he won a contest at the Buffalo Courier-Express in 1949 for writing an article titled “Buffalo and Erie County – Should They Merge?” He was a weekly columnist at a local newspaper, an editor of statewide police publications... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Erie County legislators vote, 6-5, for four-year termsErie County voters might see a future in which they get inundated with fewer ca
Erie County legislators vote, 6-5, for four-year terms
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
Erie County voters might see a future in which they get inundated with fewer campaign ads and election mailers from county legislators every other year. The Legislature voted, 6-5, Thursday for a proposal to double the legislators’ terms of office... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
More than 12k runners in 36th Annual Corporate Challengeof participation were: Wegmans (627 entrants), Top Markets (509), Ingram Micro
More than 12k runners in 36th Annual Corporate Challenge
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
of participation were: Wegmans (627 entrants), Top Markets (509), Ingram Micro (469), Kaleida Health (330), HSBC (240), Erie County Medical Center (235), Fidelis Care (212), Elderwood (198), Citi Group (152) and M&T Bank (139). Company team... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Allen F. Scioli, retired police lieutenantfor more than 65 years, he won a contest at the Buffalo Courier-Express in 1949
Allen F. Scioli, retired police lieutenant
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
for more than 65 years, he won a contest at the Buffalo Courier-Express in 1949 for writing an article titled “Buffalo and Erie County – Should They Merge?” He was a weekly columnist at a local newspaper, an editor of statewide police publications... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Fire in Sardinia garage quickly extinguishedby Chaffee-Sardinia firefighters about 9 p.m. Thursday, authorities said. The
Fire in Sardinia garage quickly extinguished
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
by Chaffee-Sardinia firefighters about 9 p.m. Thursday, authorities said. The fire was confined to the garage. Erie County fire investigators were at the scene and the cause remains under investigation. A damage estimate was... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Fay street man accused of firing rifle, stealing neighbor’s cellphonerifle through a window of he victim’s house about 10:23 p.m. Wednesday. Allen
Fay street man accused of firing rifle, stealing neighbor’s cellphone
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
rifle through a window of he victim’s house about 10:23 p.m. Wednesday. Allen Jones, 35, was taken into custody in his second-floor flat, said police, who recovered the rifle and cellphone. Jones remains in custody in the Erie County Holding Cen... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Farmersville couple pleads guilty in neglect case involving 650 animalsCattaraugus County SPCA $19,869 and attend at least one session of a course on
Farmersville couple pleads guilty in neglect case involving 650 animals
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
Cattaraugus County SPCA $19,869 and attend at least one session of a course on animal abuse awareness run by SPCA Serving Erie County, where they also operate a farm. They also were ordered to surrender all animals seized after the February raid... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Push is on for quicker commercial license testsBUFFALO, NY - Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs joined with several business owner
Push is on for quicker commercial license tests
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
BUFFALO, NY - Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs joined with several business owners on Thursday to call on New York State to speed up the process for those wanting a commercial driver's license. Jacobs says many job candidates are not able to keep... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Farm couple pleads guilty in neglect case involving 650 animals in Cattaraugus CountyCattaraugus County SPCA $19,869 and attend at least one session of a course on
Farm couple pleads guilty in neglect case involving 650 animals in Cattaraugus County
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
Cattaraugus County SPCA $19,869 and attend at least one session of a course on animal abuse awareness run by SPCA Serving Erie County, where they also operate a farm. They also were ordered to surrender all animals seized after the February raid... Read more
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The Buffalo News
With new kidney failing, Frank Clark back on waiting listopportunity to get it right. Frank, being the old Marine he is, will build up e
With new kidney failing, Frank Clark back on waiting list
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
opportunity to get it right. Frank, being the old Marine he is, will build up enough strength.” Clark, who left his job as Erie County district attorney in 2008 after serving two four-year terms, contracted lupus in 2002. That opened the door to... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Whole Foods at Northtown Plaza in Amherst is set for building permiton Transit Road. Clothing retailers and consignment shops such as Plato’s Close
Whole Foods at Northtown Plaza in Amherst is set for building permit
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
on Transit Road. Clothing retailers and consignment shops such as Plato’s Closet and Clothes Mentor moved nearby, while the Erie County Auto Bureau moved into the Town of Tonawanda. Shopper’s Choice, a jeweler and a chiropractor also left. And those... Read more
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SB Nation
How I voted for the 2016 NHL Awards, and why I voted that waythat he’s a rapist. I have to base my professional judgment on the facts that w
How I voted for the 2016 NHL Awards, and why I voted that way
SB Nation / Posted yesterday
that he’s a rapist. I have to base my professional judgment on the facts that we can prove. Right from the mouth of the Erie County District Attorney, here is all that we can safely prove: The totality of the credible evidence -- the proof --... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Whole Foods grocery store project at Northtown Plaza in Amherst is set for building permiton Transit Road. Clothing retailers and consignment shops such as Plato’s Close
Whole Foods grocery store project at Northtown Plaza in Amherst is set for building permit
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
on Transit Road. Clothing retailers and consignment shops such as Plato’s Closet and Clothes Mentor moved nearby, while the Erie County Auto Bureau moved into the Town of Tonawanda. Shopper’s Choice, a jeweler and a chiropractor also left. And those... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Fisher Price to lay off as many as 50 workersback in 2014, Fisher-Price was approved for half-a-million dollars' worth of ta
Fisher Price to lay off as many as 50 workers
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
back in 2014, Fisher-Price was approved for half-a-million dollars' worth of tax breaks in county and state sales tax. The Erie County IDA adds that the company has a three-year plan to fully realize the tax breaks. While the company plans to... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Police raid largest fireworks seizureBUFFALO, N.Y.- The Erie County Sheriff's and the Buffalo Police Department seiz
Police raid largest fireworks seizure
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
BUFFALO, N.Y.- The Erie County Sheriff's and the Buffalo Police Department seized over $75,000 of illegal fireworks in two self-storage lockers Wednesday morning. Police arrested Fred Punturiero, 55 of Buffalo for a Class E felony for illegal... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Reporters’ NotebookYOUR LEGS – The final session in the spring series of A Walk in the Park, free
Reporters’ Notebook
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
YOUR LEGS – The final session in the spring series of A Walk in the Park, free guided walks for all ages in Erie County parks facilitated in part by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, will be held Saturday in Chestnut Ridge... Read more
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Fairport - East Rochester Post
Cuomo announces $16.3M in statewide rail infrastructure improvementsAuthority, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua Counties - $1.6 million to install and re
Cuomo announces $16.3M in statewide rail infrastructure improvements
Fairport - East Rochester Post / Posted yesterday
Authority, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua Counties - $1.6 million to install and repair five concrete bridge structures.Erie County Industrial Development Agency, Erie County - $2.0 million for completion of a tie replacement and ballast project... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Cuomo announces $16.3M in statewide rail infrastructure improvementsAuthority, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua Counties - $1.6 million to install and re
Cuomo announces $16.3M in statewide rail infrastructure improvements
MPNnow.com / Posted yesterday
Authority, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua Counties - $1.6 million to install and repair five concrete bridge structures.Erie County Industrial Development Agency, Erie County - $2.0 million for completion of a tie replacement and ballast project... Read more
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Wayne Post
Cuomo announces $16.3M in statewide rail infrastructure improvementsAuthority, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua Counties - $1.6 million to install and re
Cuomo announces $16.3M in statewide rail infrastructure improvements
Wayne Post / Posted yesterday
Authority, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua Counties - $1.6 million to install and repair five concrete bridge structures.Erie County Industrial Development Agency, Erie County - $2.0 million for completion of a tie replacement and ballast project... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Western NY storage unit raid nets $75K in illegal fireworksofficials say they've confiscated $75,000 worth of illegal fireworks during a r
Western NY storage unit raid nets $75K in illegal fireworks
Lake Placid News / Posted yesterday
officials say they've confiscated $75,000 worth of illegal fireworks during a raid of a Buffalo self-storage unit. Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard says members of the bomb squad and Buffalo police were acting on a tip when they searched... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Deputies seize $75,000 in fireworks from Buffalo storage unitsA Buffalo man was storing illegal fireworks valued at $75,000 in self-storage u
Deputies seize $75,000 in fireworks from Buffalo storage units
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
A Buffalo man was storing illegal fireworks valued at $75,000 in self-storage units, Buffalo police and Erie County Sheriff’s deputies reported. The deputies decribed it as the largest single seizure of fireworks by the agency. Deputies and police... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Western NY storage unit raid nets $75K in illegal fireworksofficials say they've confiscated $75,000 worth of illegal fireworks during a r
Western NY storage unit raid nets $75K in illegal fireworks
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted yesterday
officials say they've confiscated $75,000 worth of illegal fireworks during a raid of a Buffalo self-storage unit. Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard says members of the bomb squad and Buffalo police were acting on a tip when they searched... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Deputies make biggest fireworks bust ($75,000) in Buffalo storage unitsA Buffalo man was storing illegal fireworks valued at $75,000 in self-storage u
Deputies make biggest fireworks bust ($75,000) in Buffalo storage units
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
A Buffalo man was storing illegal fireworks valued at $75,000 in self-storage units, Buffalo police and Erie County Sheriff’s deputies reported. The deputies decribed it as the largest single seizure of fireworks by the agency. Deputies and police... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Storage unit raid in Buffalo nets $75K in illegal fireworksofficials say they've confiscated $75,000 worth of illegal fireworks during a r
Storage unit raid in Buffalo nets $75K in illegal fireworks
MPNnow.com / Posted yesterday
officials say they've confiscated $75,000 worth of illegal fireworks during a raid of a Buffalo self-storage unit. Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard says members of the bomb squad and Buffalo police were acting on a tip when they searched... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Suspect in fatal Cheektowaga beating held without bailJeffords, 21, kept his head down as defense attorney Brian Parker entered a ple
Suspect in fatal Cheektowaga beating held without bail
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
Jeffords, 21, kept his head down as defense attorney Brian Parker entered a plea of “not guilty” Thursday morning in Erie County Court. Jeffords is accused of fatally beating 19-year-old Justin Vanderwalker in an apartment parking lot on... Read more
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Boston Globe
Patrice Bergeron falls short of Selke, Patrick Kane takes home Hart at NHL Awardsseason under the cloud of a sexual assault allegation made against him in his n
Patrice Bergeron falls short of Selke, Patrick Kane takes home Hart at NHL Awards
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
season under the cloud of a sexual assault allegation made against him in his native Buffalo area last summer. The Erie County District Attorney’s office eventually declined to move forward on the case in November, saying it was rife with... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Western NY storage unit raid nets $75K in illegal fireworksofficials say they've confiscated $75,000 worth of illegal fireworks during a r
Western NY storage unit raid nets $75K in illegal fireworks
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted yesterday
officials say they've confiscated $75,000 worth of illegal fireworks during a raid of a Buffalo self-storage unit. Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard says members of the bomb squad and Buffalo police were acting on a tip when they searched... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Ciminelli raises objections to other contractor’s bid for ECC buildingContractor LPCiminelli Inc. has called on Erie County officials to disqualify a
Ciminelli raises objections to other contractor’s bid for ECC building
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
Contractor LPCiminelli Inc. has called on Erie County officials to disqualify another contractor’s low bid for general construction work on a multimillion dollar academic building for Erie Community College’s Amherst campus. Lawyers for LPCiminelli,... Read more
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