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The Buffalo News
On the Record / May 27, 2016a bachelor’s and MBA and is also a Certified Public Accountant. Tara A. Ellis,
On the Record / May 27, 2016
The Buffalo News / Posted 56 minutes ago
a bachelor’s and MBA and is also a Certified Public Accountant. Tara A. Ellis, president and CEO of Meals on Wheels for Western New York, was honored as Alumna of the Year by the Syracuse University Alumni Club of WNY at their annual scholarship... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Filling prescriptions from excluded doctor nets fine for local online pharmacyA Western New York-based online pharmacy has agreed to pay nearly $500,000 in r
Filling prescriptions from excluded doctor nets fine for local online pharmacy
The Buffalo News / Posted 56 minutes ago
A Western New York-based online pharmacy has agreed to pay nearly $500,000 in restitution and damages to the state for improperly billing Medicaid for prescriptions written by a doctor who had been excluded from the government program. Vascuscript... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Unknown Stories of WNY: From the Jet Age to the Space Agefirst jet alongside the X-1, the plane that broke the sound barrier. That site
Unknown Stories of WNY: From the Jet Age to the Space Age
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 57 minutes ago
first jet alongside the X-1, the plane that broke the sound barrier. That site alone will tell you how big a footprint Western New York has left on America's trek into the skies. The Bell P-59 was built in a Former Ford factory that is now the... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Wojtaszek to head Western OTBa former Niagara County GOP chairman, will become the agency's new president an
Wojtaszek to head Western OTB
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted an hour ago
a former Niagara County GOP chairman, will become the agency's new president and CEO. Wojtaszek, who has been around western New York political circles since he ran for Congress in 2002, will succeed current president Michael D. Kane, who is... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Western OTB gets new leadershipa former Niagara County GOP chairman, will become the agency's new president an
Western OTB gets new leadership
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 2 hours ago
a former Niagara County GOP chairman, will become the agency's new president and CEO. Wojtaszek, who has been around western New York political circles since he ran for Congress in 2002, will succeed current president Michael D. Kane, who is... Read more
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Business Wire
The Gates Vascular Institute of Kaleida Health, in Partnership with the University at Buffalo Neurosurgery, Announce the Acquisition of Synaptive Medical’s Brightmatter Technologyat Buffalo Neurosurgery and Kaleida Health, we continue to provide exceptional
The Gates Vascular Institute of Kaleida Health, in Partnership with the University at Buffalo Neurosurgery, Announce the Acquisition of Synaptive Medical’s Brightmatter Technology
Business Wire / Posted 2 hours ago
at Buffalo Neurosurgery and Kaleida Health, we continue to provide exceptional innovative care to help our patients in western New York,” said Dr. Elad Levy, Chairman of Neurological Surgery and Co-Director of the Kaleida Health Stroke Center.... Read more
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The Buffalo News
A Maserati dealership? In Buffalo?where flashy cars weave through everyday traffic. But some dealer groups say t
A Maserati dealership? In Buffalo?
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 hours ago
where flashy cars weave through everyday traffic. But some dealer groups say there are luxury car sales to be made in Western New York, and they are going after them. Towne Automotive Group is preparing to build a $3 million facility in... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Planned Maserati, Alfa Romeo dealership a sign of confidence in marketwhere flashy cars weave through everyday traffic. But some dealer groups say t
Planned Maserati, Alfa Romeo dealership a sign of confidence in market
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 hours ago
where flashy cars weave through everyday traffic. But some dealer groups say there are luxury car sales to be made in Western New York, and they are going after them. Towne Automotive Group is preparing to build a $3 million facility in... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Rochester man sentenced to 20 years for fatal shootingROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A western New York man has been sentenced to 20 years in
Rochester man sentenced to 20 years for fatal shooting
Lake Placid News / Posted 6 hours ago
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A western New York man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the shooting death of a father of four he was planning to rob. Trevon McKinnon was sentenced Wednesday in Monroe County Court where he pleaded guilty to... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Inaugural Western NY Bike Fest in Victor a cycle celebrationAM Posted May. 26, 2016 at 2:01 AM VICTOR — “All bikes, All the time.” That s
Inaugural Western NY Bike Fest in Victor a cycle celebration
MPNnow.com / Posted 12 hours ago
AM Posted May. 26, 2016 at 2:01 AM VICTOR — “All bikes, All the time.” That should be the slogan for the inaugural 2016 Western New York Bike Festival coming up June 4-5.The first-ever Rochester-area cycling celebration, slated for Dryer Road... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Eden Eliminates Hillbilliesearly in the count, don't let her get to two strikes on us. (Wednesday) we saw
Eden Eliminates Hillbillies
The Post-Journal / Posted 13 hours ago
early in the count, don't let her get to two strikes on us. (Wednesday) we saw probably three of the best pitchers in Western New York, Murray, (Carson) Cotton (of Depew) and (Laura) Kratzke (of Alden)." It was in the fifth when Fredonia... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Sparklers, Sheldon House Sale Approved By Legislaturelegislative approval, County Executive Vince Horrigan said he intends to sign t
Sparklers, Sheldon House Sale Approved By Legislature
The Post-Journal / Posted 13 hours ago
legislative approval, County Executive Vince Horrigan said he intends to sign the local law following a public hearing. In Western New York, Niagara and Cattaraugus counties enacted laws last year to allow sparkling devices during certain time... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Emily McKnight CorryEmily was born in Pittsburgh on Jan. 13, 1931. Soon thereafter, her family move
Emily McKnight Corry
The Post-Journal / Posted 13 hours ago
Emily was born in Pittsburgh on Jan. 13, 1931. Soon thereafter, her family moved to Western New York, where they lived in Jamestown, and summered at Chautauqua Institution, a place that held a special place in Emily's heart through out her... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Rochester man sentenced to 20 years for fatal shootingROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - A western New York man has been sentenced to 20 years in
Rochester man sentenced to 20 years for fatal shooting
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 13 hours ago
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - A western New York man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the shooting death of a father of four he was planning to rob. Trevon McKinnon was sentenced Wednesday in Monroe County Court where he pleaded guilty to... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Worth the Drive: Seneca Hickory StickSwing over to Seneca Hickory Stick in Lewiston. Built in 2010, Seneca Hickory
Worth the Drive: Seneca Hickory Stick
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 13 hours ago
Swing over to Seneca Hickory Stick in Lewiston. Built in 2010, Seneca Hickory Stick is one of the newer courses on the Western New York circuit and only eight miles north of the Falls. From the clubhouse to the layout, Seneca Hickory Stick is... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Turnout is strong at William Street Triathlonmore," 5th grader Olivia Amey said. The triathlon was free for participants an
Turnout is strong at William Street Triathlon
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 14 hours ago
more," 5th grader Olivia Amey said. The triathlon was free for participants and each child brought in canned goods for the Food Bank of Western New York. "It's a healthy lifestyle activity that all kids of athletic abilities can do," Pernick... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Rumore, BTF leader for 35 years, is honored by state teachers unionWednesday, the regional office of New York State United Teachers recognized him
Rumore, BTF leader for 35 years, is honored by state teachers union
The Buffalo News / Posted 15 hours ago
Wednesday, the regional office of New York State United Teachers recognized him for his service. He was presented with the Western New York Regional Office’s Leadership Award at a ceremony attended by American Federation of Teachers President Randi... Read more
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The Buffalo News
After delay, $485 million flowing to RiverBendproject to proceed at RiverBend in South Buffalo. He called the project “a crit
After delay, $485 million flowing to RiverBend
The Buffalo News / Posted 17 hours ago
project to proceed at RiverBend in South Buffalo. He called the project “a critical component to the economic resurgence of Western New York.” But he said the control board, after input from lawmakers, including members of the Western New York... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Joseph C. Erb, Alden homebuilderillness. He was 88. Born in Clarence Center, Mr. Erb partnered with his brothe
Joseph C. Erb, Alden homebuilder
The Buffalo News / Posted 17 hours ago
illness. He was 88. Born in Clarence Center, Mr. Erb partnered with his brother, Allen, to build homes and subdivisions in Western New York from 1948 to 1960. He was president of his own Alden-based general contractor business, Joseph C. Erb Inc.,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Joseph C. Erb, Alden home builderillness. He was 88. Born in Clarence Center, Mr. Erb partnered with his brothe
Joseph C. Erb, Alden home builder
The Buffalo News / Posted 18 hours ago
illness. He was 88. Born in Clarence Center, Mr. Erb partnered with his brother, Allen, to build homes and subdivisions in Western New York from 1948 to 1960. He was president of his own Alden-based general contractor business, Joseph C. Erb Inc.,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Exhibit on Nazi persecution of gay men opens at Buffalo’s Central Libraryabout the wide-ranging atrocities of the Holocaust. Grants from the Jewish Fed
Exhibit on Nazi persecution of gay men opens at Buffalo’s Central Library
The Buffalo News / Posted 19 hours ago
about the wide-ranging atrocities of the Holocaust. Grants from the Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo and embrace Western New York helped bring the exhibit here for eight weeks, including LGBT Pride Month in June. While the exhibit... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Starting line (May 26): This week’s racingcontinues to lead the standings (942 points). In Pro Stock Motorcycle, Eddie Kr
Starting line (May 26): This week’s racing
The Buffalo News / Posted 21 hours ago
continues to lead the standings (942 points). In Pro Stock Motorcycle, Eddie Krawiec leads the standings with 353 points. Western New York Lancaster National: Hanna Jet Funny Cars/TNT Super Series Friday, 7 p.m.; Stock Cars- Off Week. Holland:... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Jacqueline S. Wopperer, real estate agent active at Sacred Heart AcademyUniversity at Buffalo. While working toward a master’s degree in business admi
Jacqueline S. Wopperer, real estate agent active at Sacred Heart Academy
The Buffalo News / Posted 22 hours ago
University at Buffalo. While working toward a master’s degree in business administration at UB, she helped establish the Western New York Long-Term Gerontology Center, which later became the Network in Aging of WNY. After receiving her graduate... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Exhibit on Nazi persecution of gay men opens at libraryabout the wide-ranging atrocities of the Holocaust. Grants from the Jewish Fede
Exhibit on Nazi persecution of gay men opens at library
The Buffalo News / Posted 22 hours ago
about the wide-ranging atrocities of the Holocaust. Grants from the Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo and embrace Western New York helped bring the exhibit here for eight weeks, including LGBT Pride Month in June. While the exhibit... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Schumer introduces Vietnam wall amendmentto add the names to the wall for years. “By withholding the names of these 74
Schumer introduces Vietnam wall amendment
The Buffalo News / Posted 22 hours ago
to add the names to the wall for years. “By withholding the names of these 74 veterans, including Terry Lee Henderson of Western New York, from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, we are continuing to deny individuals who bravely served this country... Read more
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The Hill
Dem: GOP rep unfairly ripping opponent’s military servicelast week attacked Plumb for having a residence in Washington, D.C. “John Plum
Dem: GOP rep unfairly ripping opponent’s military service
The Hill / Posted 23 hours ago
last week attacked Plumb for having a residence in Washington, D.C. “John Plumb is a true Washington insider who believes western New York is simply a vacation from his true residence in Washington, D.C.,” Reed spokeswoman Amy Hasenberg told USA... Read more
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The Buffalo News
State panel approves $485 million to complete SolarCity projectbacked to allow the RiverBend project to proceed. He called the project “a crit
State panel approves $485 million to complete SolarCity project
The Buffalo News / Posted 23 hours ago
backed to allow the RiverBend project to proceed. He called the project “a critical component to the economic resurgence of Western New York.” But he said the control board, after input from lawmakers, including members of the Western New York... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Benderson Development warehouse receives tax breaksmanufacturing space locally, and both public and private sector officials have
Benderson Development warehouse receives tax breaks
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
manufacturing space locally, and both public and private sector officials have called for construction of more so that Western New York won’t lose economic development opportunities. There has been little construction of new facilities since... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Wheatfield teen’s traffic study wins honorsshowed that an electronic sign flashing drivers’ speeds tended to reduce them b
Wheatfield teen’s traffic study wins honors
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
showed that an electronic sign flashing drivers’ speeds tended to reduce them by an average of 7 mph, won first place at a Western New York regional science fair and was moving on to a state event. Joshua’s father, Todd Walter, told The Buffalo... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Niagara County Lyme disease ticks concentrated in GasportTown of Royalton. The department began dragging for ticks in 2015, after infec
Niagara County Lyme disease ticks concentrated in Gasport
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
Town of Royalton. The department began dragging for ticks in 2015, after infected ticks began showing up in other Western New York counties. The technique involves dragging a piece of white fabric through bushy areas and brush frequented... Read more
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Lake Placid News
NY teen pleads guilty in boating death of his girlfriend, 16BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A western New York teenager has pleaded guilty in the boat
NY teen pleads guilty in boating death of his girlfriend, 16
Lake Placid News / Posted yesterday
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A western New York teenager has pleaded guilty in the boating accident death of his girlfriend last year. The Erie County District Attorney's Office says 18-year-old Gregory Green of North Tonawanda pleaded guilty Tuesday to... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
WNY Veterans cemetery namedAdministration announced the name of the veterans cemetery will which be in Pem
WNY Veterans cemetery named
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
Administration announced the name of the veterans cemetery will which be in Pembroke, NY. The cemetery will be called the Western New York National Cemetery. “The Veterans of Western New York deserve a final resting place worthy of their service... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY teen pleads guilty in boating death of his girlfriend, 16BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A western New York teenager has pleaded guilty in the boat
NY teen pleads guilty in boating death of his girlfriend, 16
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted yesterday
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A western New York teenager has pleaded guilty in the boating accident death of his girlfriend last year. The Erie County District Attorney's Office says 18-year-old Gregory Green of North Tonawanda pleaded guilty Tuesday to... Read more
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The Post-Journal
IDA OKs Incentives For Shults Projectdevelopment manager, said the company is looking begin operations in August. Th
IDA OKs Incentives For Shults Project
The Post-Journal / Posted yesterday
development manager, said the company is looking begin operations in August. The company's products can be found in Western New York restaurants including Anchor Bar in downtown Buffalo. Morabito said the company is applying for benefits... Read more
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Henrietta Post
Lisenbee: DEC's deer numbers have more to the storyharvest data indicates that deer populations in portions of central New York, t
Lisenbee: DEC's deer numbers have more to the story
Henrietta Post / Posted yesterday
harvest data indicates that deer populations in portions of central New York, the Finger Lakes and the Lake Plains of western New York remain above desired levels, and further population reduction is necessary. Page 2 of 3 - Deer harvest data... Read more
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Fairport - East Rochester Post
Lisenbee: DEC's deer numbers have more to the storyharvest data indicates that deer populations in portions of central New York, t
Lisenbee: DEC's deer numbers have more to the story
Fairport - East Rochester Post / Posted yesterday
harvest data indicates that deer populations in portions of central New York, the Finger Lakes and the Lake Plains of western New York remain above desired levels, and further population reduction is necessary. Page 2 of 3 - Deer harvest data... Read more
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Fairport - East Rochester Post
Girl Scouts of Western New York to honor Gold Award recipients Posted May. 24, 2016 at 5:15 PM The Girl Scouts of Western New York will hon
Girl Scouts of Western New York to honor Gold Award recipients
Fairport - East Rochester Post / Posted yesterday
Posted May. 24, 2016 at 5:15 PM The Girl Scouts of Western New York will honor its Gold Award recipients at noon June 4 at Samuel’s Grande Manor, 8750 Main St., Williamsville.During the... Read more
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Air Force Times
WWII U.S. spy vets group irked by cemetery name choiceALBANY, N.Y. — A new veterans cemetery to be built between Buffalo and Rocheste
WWII U.S. spy vets group irked by cemetery name choice
Air Force Times / Posted yesterday
ALBANY, N.Y. — A new veterans cemetery to be built between Buffalo and Rochester will be named the Western New York National Cemetery, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs said Tuesday in an announcement that irked an organization of World War II... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Air quality alert issued as temps expected to soar into high 80sgoing to be so hot an air quality health advisory has been issued for the five
Air quality alert issued as temps expected to soar into high 80s
WPIX 11 New York / Posted yesterday
going to be so hot an air quality health advisory has been issued for the five boroughs, Long Island and western New York, according to the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation. Ground-level ozone – created by... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Air Quality Alert for most of WNYBUFFALO, NY-- An Air Quality Alert has been issued for most of Western New York
Air Quality Alert for most of WNY
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
BUFFALO, NY-- An Air Quality Alert has been issued for most of Western New York from 11am to 11pm on Wednesday. Air quality levels outside are predicted to be greater than the air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ozone. When the... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Farmer Neighbor Dinner Celebrates Agriculture In Chautauqua CountyDistrict; Chautauqua County Beef Producers; Lake View Gardens; Chautauqua Count
Farmer Neighbor Dinner Celebrates Agriculture In Chautauqua County
The Post-Journal / Posted yesterday
District; Chautauqua County Beef Producers; Lake View Gardens; Chautauqua County Farm Bureau; Nationwide Insurance; and Western New York Crop Management Association. Local families and agricultural businesses provided donations of local food... Read more
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The Post-Journal
IDA OKs Tax Pact For Westfield Manufacturerto start operations with about 14 employees and grow to 40-50 within five years
IDA OKs Tax Pact For Westfield Manufacturer
The Post-Journal / Posted yesterday
to start operations with about 14 employees and grow to 40-50 within five years. Their product is already in restaurants in Western New York, they have some distribution already secured with names that you would already recognize and they are also... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Fishing Line by Will Elliott (May 24)is matching its name. Trout stockings The Randolph and Caledonia DEC hatcheri
Fishing Line by Will Elliott (May 24)
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
is matching its name. Trout stockings The Randolph and Caledonia DEC hatcheries this week stocked trout at sites around Western New York in time for fishing this weekend. All stockings are yearling unless noted as 2-year-olds. Allegany County:... Read more
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The Buffalo News
State issues smog alert for Wedneday in Western New YorkA smog alert covers nearly all of Western New York on Wednesday, according to t
State issues smog alert for Wedneday in Western New York
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
A smog alert covers nearly all of Western New York on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation. The DEC cautioned air quality levels could become unhealthy for some sensitive groups like the young, old, asthmatics... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
WWII US spy vets group irked by NY cemetery name choiceof Veterans Affairs has announced that a new cemetery to be built between Buffa
WWII US spy vets group irked by NY cemetery name choice
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
of Veterans Affairs has announced that a new cemetery to be built between Buffalo and Rochester will be named the Western New York National Cemetery. Some veterans groups had pushed for naming the cemetery after William J. "Wild Bill"... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Domino’s Pizza hit with wage theft lawsuit by state attorney generalwho own 61 stores in all who agreed to pay $1.5 million in restitution to worke
Domino’s Pizza hit with wage theft lawsuit by state attorney general
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
who own 61 stores in all who agreed to pay $1.5 million in restitution to workers. That includes two franchisees in Western New York – Mark Gaisser, who operates a store in Batavia, paid $120,000, while Jeffrey Goodman, owner of an Amherst... Read more
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Lake Placid News
9 new patrol boats for police, other agencies in NY stateALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New patrol boats will be hitting the water from western New
9 new patrol boats for police, other agencies in NY state
Lake Placid News / Posted 2 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New patrol boats will be hitting the water from western New York to Long Island. The nine vessels were paid for through a fund administered by the U.S. Coast Guard. The vessels will be used to enforce boater safety rules and... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY woman pleads guilty to fatally hurting infant daughterBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a western New York woman has pleaded guilt
NY woman pleads guilty to fatally hurting infant daughter
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a western New York woman has pleaded guilty to fatally injuring her 5-month-old daughter. Erie County prosecutors say 23-year-old Denay Foster pleaded guilty on Monday to first-degree manslaughter in the... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
9 new patrol boats for police, other agencies in NY stateALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New patrol boats will be hitting the water from western New
9 new patrol boats for police, other agencies in NY state
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New patrol boats will be hitting the water from western New York to Long Island. The nine vessels were paid for through a fund administered by the U.S. Coast Guard. The vessels will be used to enforce boater safety rules and... Read more
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The Buffalo News
On the Record: May 25, 2016Niagara Frontier Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers named Caro
On the Record: May 25, 2016
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
Niagara Frontier Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers named Carol Schmeidler its Western New York Safety Professional of the Year at the Western New York Safety Conference in April. Schmeidler has a... Read more
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