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The Buffalo News
‘One Buffalo’ library cards coming in September“PSE’s goal in One Buffalo is to take a leading role in promoting community ini
‘One Buffalo’ library cards coming in September
The Buffalo News / Posted an hour ago
“PSE’s goal in One Buffalo is to take a leading role in promoting community initiatives that make a positive impact on Western New York. This campaign will encourage young students to obtain library cards. It will promote educational living,... Read more
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Lake Placid News
4-old boy shoots self while playing with gun, survivesDUNKIRK, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a 4-year-old western New York boy is recov
4-old boy shoots self while playing with gun, survives
Lake Placid News / Posted 2 hours ago
DUNKIRK, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a 4-year-old western New York boy is recovering from a gunshot wound suffered when the firearm he was playing with discharged. Police in Dunkirk say they were called late Monday night to a home for a report of a... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
4-old boy shoots self while playing with gun, survivesJuly 27, 2016 08:36 AM DUNKIRK, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a 4-year-old weste
4-old boy shoots self while playing with gun, survives
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 3 hours ago
July 27, 2016 08:36 AM DUNKIRK, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a 4-year-old western New York boy is recovering from a gunshot wound suffered when the firearm he was playing with discharged. Police in Dunkirk say they were called late Monday night to a... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
4-old boy shoots self while playing with gun, survivesDUNKIRK, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a 4-year-old western New York boy is recov
4-old boy shoots self while playing with gun, survives
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 3 hours ago
DUNKIRK, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a 4-year-old western New York boy is recovering from a gunshot wound suffered when the firearm he was playing with discharged. Police in Dunkirk say they were called late Monday night to a home for a report of a... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Hearing set for Start-Up NYA hearing focusing on the controversial program will take place next week in Al
Hearing set for Start-Up NY
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 6 hours ago
A hearing focusing on the controversial program will take place next week in Albany. Lawmakers, including western New York Assemblyman Robin Schimminger, are eager to find out why the program isn't living up to expectations. Despite its poor... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY man indicted on new charges in fatal Christmas Eve crashCLARKSON, N.Y. (AP) - A man charged in a Christmas Eve crash in western New Yor
NY man indicted on new charges in fatal Christmas Eve crash
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 6 hours ago
CLARKSON, N.Y. (AP) - A man charged in a Christmas Eve crash in western New York is facing new charges following the death of a 14-year-old girl from injuries suffered in the wreck. A Monroe County grand jury on Tuesday indicted 30-year-old Efrain... Read more
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Wayne Post
‘Digging for our Dutch roots’to give the Dutch their due,” Memmott reached out to me to learn a little backg
‘Digging for our Dutch roots’
Wayne Post / Posted 11 hours ago
to give the Dutch their due,” Memmott reached out to me to learn a little background facts about the Dutch heritage here in western New York. Apparently, as he cast about among his usual contacts for help my name kept surfacing as the local expert.... Read more
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The Buffalo News
If you want fries with that, try these Buffalo innovationsin human foodstuffs. Crispy, salty, golden brown and delicious, fries have prov
If you want fries with that, try these Buffalo innovations
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 hours ago
in human foodstuffs. Crispy, salty, golden brown and delicious, fries have proved able foundations for remarkable fries-plus dishes in Western New York. From classics to originals, here’s some of the most inspiring spuds in town. | See Pa... Read more
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The Buffalo News
10 construction management teams offer bids for light-industrial hub on Buffalo’s East Sideand advanced manufacturers to a struggling neighborhood with a long industrial
10 construction management teams offer bids for light-industrial hub on Buffalo’s East Side
The Buffalo News / Posted 16 hours ago
and advanced manufacturers to a struggling neighborhood with a long industrial history. But the centerpiece is a proposed Western New York Workforce Training Center, to be located in 100,000 square feet of space at 683 Northland Ave., one of the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Will Elliott’s Fishing line (July 27)Ontario A survey of bait dealers well away from the shores of Lake Ontario cit
Will Elliott’s Fishing line (July 27)
The Buffalo News / Posted 19 hours ago
Ontario A survey of bait dealers well away from the shores of Lake Ontario cites the lake as the hottest fishing spot in Western New York right now. As with the Lake Erie fishery, Ontario depends on where you go. A check of the LOC Summer Derby... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Court blocks PSC crackdown on energy marketers as ‘irrational’battle over energy marketers has broad implications for consumers in the Buffal
Court blocks PSC crackdown on energy marketers as ‘irrational’
The Buffalo News / Posted 21 hours ago
battle over energy marketers has broad implications for consumers in the Buffalo Niagara region. Roughly one in every five Western New York households – nearly 96,000 in all – currently purchase their energy from a marketer. State regulators... Read more
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The Buffalo News
KeyCorp on track to close First Niagara deal Aug. 1to eventually add more jobs. Key CEO Beth Mooney said Key intends to leverage a
KeyCorp on track to close First Niagara deal Aug. 1
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
to eventually add more jobs. Key CEO Beth Mooney said Key intends to leverage a “well-skilled, low-cost work force in Western New York,” with an eye toward shifting some work here from elsewhere. Key has estimated cost savings of about $400... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Cuomo: New York state awarded $14.4M in AmeriCorps fundingRed Cross in the Capital Region was awarded $346,000 for disaster response and
Cuomo: New York state awarded $14.4M in AmeriCorps funding
Lake Placid News / Posted yesterday
Red Cross in the Capital Region was awarded $346,000 for disaster response and recruiting volunteers. The Service Collaborative in Buffalo and western New York was awarded $1.1 million to help children in impoverished neighborhoods t... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Officials: Man, 26, seriously injured in skydiving accidentPERRY, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say a Rochester man was seriously hurt over the
Officials: Man, 26, seriously injured in skydiving accident
WBNG Binghamton / Posted yesterday
PERRY, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say a Rochester man was seriously hurt over the weekend in a skydiving accident in western New York. The Wyoming County Sheriff's office says the 26-year-old man was hurt on Sunday in Perry when his chute failed to... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Olympians planning to follow Rio on social media"Muggle" on her Twitter bio, Erceg is going to her third Olympic Games at the a
Olympians planning to follow Rio on social media
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted yesterday
"Muggle" on her Twitter bio, Erceg is going to her third Olympic Games at the age of only 26. Erceg plays on the Western New York Flash when she isn't competing for the New Zealand soccer team. On Twitter, she likes to share pictures of... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
Register for Day of CaringUB faculty and staff are invited to join thousands of other volunteers from Wes
Register for Day of Caring
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted yesterday
UB faculty and staff are invited to join thousands of other volunteers from Western New York taking part in the 24th annual United Way Day of Caring on Aug. 17. Organized by the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County, Day of Caring is Western New... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Man, 26, seriously injured in skydiving accidentPERRY, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a Rochester man was seriously hurt over the
Man, 26, seriously injured in skydiving accident
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted yesterday
PERRY, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a Rochester man was seriously hurt over the weekend in a skydiving accident in western New York. The Wyoming County Sheriff's office says the 26-year-old man was hurt on Sunday in Perry when his chute failed to... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Community Blood Drives Plannedwww.fourhearts.org or call 877-842-0631. The Community Blood Bank partners wit
Community Blood Drives Planned
The Post-Journal / Posted yesterday
www.fourhearts.org or call 877-842-0631. The Community Blood Bank partners with hospitals in Northwest Pennsylvania and Western New York to provide blood for patients in need. American Red Cross While thousands of people from across the... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Russell To Perform Aug. 21both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions and should come back wi
Russell To Perform Aug. 21
The Post-Journal / Posted yesterday
both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions and should come back with a storehouse of political humor. A Western New York native, Russell is best known for his satire on current political headlines. His comedy specials, aired live... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Cuomo: New York state awarded $14.4M in AmeriCorps fundingRegion was awarded $346,000 for disaster response and recruiting volunteers. T
Cuomo: New York state awarded $14.4M in AmeriCorps funding
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted yesterday
Region was awarded $346,000 for disaster response and recruiting volunteers. The Service Collaborative in Buffalo and western New York was awarded $1.1 million to help children in impoverished neighborhoods to succeed. Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Cravane M. Givens, community leader, Air Force veteranOmega Psi Phi fraternity, Phi Omega chapter, and served several terms a chapter
Cravane M. Givens, community leader, Air Force veteran
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
Omega Psi Phi fraternity, Phi Omega chapter, and served several terms a chapter president. He also was a life member of the Western New York Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America and the Buffalo chapters of the NAACP and the Urban... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Thunderstorms ‘not going to alleviate’ drought conditionsMonday’s rain – remember that? – was heavy in many spots across Western New Yor
Thunderstorms ‘not going to alleviate’ drought conditions
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
Monday’s rain – remember that? – was heavy in many spots across Western New York. About three-quarters of an inch fell in showers and thunderstorms at Buffalo Niagara International Airport between 8 a.m. and noon. But it won’t do much to relieve... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Community Papers of WNY folds, closes Sun weekliesweekly Sun newspapers, a presence in some suburban households for more than 70
Community Papers of WNY folds, closes Sun weeklies
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
weekly Sun newspapers, a presence in some suburban households for more than 70 years, closed Monday. Community Papers of Western New York, which owns the Sun papers, several Pennysavers and other publications and businesses, filed for bankruptcy... Read more
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The Buffalo News
RE/MAX aiming to make big push into Western New York real estate marketlargest real estate companies – but one with only a small franchise presence lo
RE/MAX aiming to make big push into Western New York real estate market
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
largest real estate companies – but one with only a small franchise presence locally – is hoping to make a big push in Western New York, after an acquisition by the corporate parent promises to bring more resources and attention to the... Read more
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Salon.com
25 Olympians to follow on social media ahead of Rio“Muggle” on her Twitter bio, Erceg is going to her third Olympic Games at the a
25 Olympians to follow on social media ahead of Rio
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
“Muggle” on her Twitter bio, Erceg is going to her third Olympic Games at the age of only 26. Erceg plays on the Western New York Flash when she isn’t competing for the New Zealand soccer team. On Twitter, she likes to share pictures of... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Niagara instructor to head student leadership groupof management and leadership in Niagara University’s College of Business Admini
Niagara instructor to head student leadership group
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
of management and leadership in Niagara University’s College of Business Administration, has been named chair of the Western New York Student Leadership and Engagement Consortium. The consortium is part of Western New York College... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Community Papers of WNY folds, closes Sun weekliesCommunity Papers of Western New York, which filed for bankruptcy last December,
Community Papers of WNY folds, closes Sun weeklies
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
Community Papers of Western New York, which filed for bankruptcy last December, is closing its doors at 5 p.m. Monday. The company publishes a number of weekly papers, including the Hamburg Sun, as well as pennysavers in the Southtowns. Publisher... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Amherst, again, dealing with a water main breakThe roadway was expected to reopen by 1:30 p.m. It’s not that unusual to see a
Amherst, again, dealing with a water main break
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
The roadway was expected to reopen by 1:30 p.m. It’s not that unusual to see a spike in the number of water-main breaks in Western New York around this time of year, said Michael E. Kessler, director of water resources for the Town of... Read more
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CBS News
Drought hits northeastern U.S., could last monthswater restrictions and bans in many towns and threatened to bring more wildfire
Drought hits northeastern U.S., could last months
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
water restrictions and bans in many towns and threatened to bring more wildfires than usual. In the hardest hit areas of western New York, Massachusetts and southern parts of New Hampshire and Maine, it's been dryer than in a decade or more. And... Read more
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The Buffalo News
RE/Max hoping to make big push into WNY real estate marketnation’s largest real estate companies – but with only a small franchise presen
RE/Max hoping to make big push into WNY real estate market
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
nation’s largest real estate companies – but with only a small franchise presence locally – is hoping to make a big push in Western New York, after an acquisition by the corporate parent promises to bring more resources and attention to the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
16 First Niagara branches in Western New York will close Oct. 7Sixty-nine First Niagara branches, including 16 in Western New York, will close
16 First Niagara branches in Western New York will close Oct. 7
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
Sixty-nine First Niagara branches, including 16 in Western New York, will close on the afternoon of Oct. 7 as part of KeyCorp’s acquisition of First Niagara Financial Group. Customers’ accounts at the locations will be automatically transferred to a... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY DOT to study alternatives to Buffalo's waterfront SkywayBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Two western New York lawmakers say the state Department of
NY DOT to study alternatives to Buffalo's waterfront Skyway
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Two western New York lawmakers say the state Department of Transportation has agreed to explore alternatives to the 60-year-old elevated highway along Buffalo's increasingly popular Lake Erie waterfront. Congressman Brian... Read more
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PhysOrg
Drought hits Northeastern US, could last monthswater restrictions and bans in many towns and threatened to bring more wildfire
Drought hits Northeastern US, could last months
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
water restrictions and bans in many towns and threatened to bring more wildfires than usual. In the hardest hit areas of western New York, Massachusetts and southern parts of New Hampshire and Maine, it's been dryer than in a decade or more. And... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
2 men pulled from water after boat capsizes in riverTONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a father and son were thrown into the wa
2 men pulled from water after boat capsizes in river
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a father and son were thrown into the water when their boat capsized on a western New York river. It happened just after 2 p.m. Sunday on the Niagara River. Tonawanda police say the father and son were riding... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Body found in car, death ruled suspicious- Authorities are investigating what they're calling a suspicious death of a ma
Body found in car, death ruled suspicious
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
- Authorities are investigating what they're calling a suspicious death of a man whose body was found inside a vehicle in western New York. Investigators say the man was found dead in an East Rochester parking lot around 7 p.m. Sunday. Chemicals... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Crown Jewelsas well." The journey of "Queen Victoria" from a rusted out clunker in a Virgi
Crown Jewels
The Post-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
as well." The journey of "Queen Victoria" from a rusted out clunker in a Virginia backyard to an award-winning showcar in Western New York began on Jan. 29, 2012, when the vehicle first arrived at the Andersons' Ashville home, and concluded on... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Mifflin County 13-year-olds sweep weekend games in New York, improve to 3-0and a four game losing streak against Southern New Jersey. In between those tw
Mifflin County 13-year-olds sweep weekend games in New York, improve to 3-0
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
and a four game losing streak against Southern New Jersey. In between those two games on Saturday, Mifflin County beat Western New York, 12-0. Now Mifflin County will play in the Mid-Atlantic final four. Today, Mifflin County will play at 6... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
West Coast style weather strikes Northeastern USare lapping at parts of Massachusetts, and Maine is expecting a smaller blueber
West Coast style weather strikes Northeastern US
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 2 days ago
are lapping at parts of Massachusetts, and Maine is expecting a smaller blueberry crop. Hardest hit are Massachusetts, western New York, and the southern climes of New Hampshire and Maine. A second year of below-average rainfall and fewer big... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
West Coast style weather strikes Northeastern USare lapping at parts of Massachusetts, and Maine is expecting a smaller blueber
West Coast style weather strikes Northeastern US
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
are lapping at parts of Massachusetts, and Maine is expecting a smaller blueberry crop. Hardest hit are Massachusetts, western New York, and the southern climes of New Hampshire and Maine. A second year of below-average rainfall and fewer big... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Drought hits Northeastern USwater restrictions and bans in many towns and threatened to bring more wildfire
Drought hits Northeastern US
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
water restrictions and bans in many towns and threatened to bring more wildfires than usual. In the hardest hit areas of western New York, Massachusetts and southern parts of New Hampshire and Maine, it's been dryer than in a decade or more. And... Read more
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TribLIVE
Drought vexes Northeastern U.S. farmerswater restrictions and bans in many towns and threatened to bring more wildfire
Drought vexes Northeastern U.S. farmers
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
water restrictions and bans in many towns and threatened to bring more wildfires than usual. In the hardest-hit areas of western New York, Massachusetts and southern parts of New Hampshire and Maine, it's been dryer than in a decade or more. And... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
The Week In Women’s Football: Boston Breakers sign former Liverpool striker Dowie; Brazil, Sweden name Olympics squadsfor the Rio Olympics, their second Olympic Games in a row. The team includes La
The Week In Women’s Football: Boston Breakers sign former Liverpool striker Dowie; Brazil, Sweden name Olympics squads
tribalfootball.com / Posted 2 days ago
for the Rio Olympics, their second Olympic Games in a row. The team includes Lady Andrade, who was recently released by the Western New York Flash, and U.S. college players Catalina Perez (University of Miami) and Isabella Echeverry (University of... Read more
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The Columbian
Drought hits Northeastern U.S., could last monthswater restrictions and bans in many towns and threatened to bring more wildfire
Drought hits Northeastern U.S., could last months
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
water restrictions and bans in many towns and threatened to bring more wildfires than usual. In the hardest hit areas of western New York, Massachusetts and southern parts of New Hampshire and Maine, it’s been dryer than in a decade or more. And... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
30 dogs brought to WNY from Ohio kill shelter"Clear the Shelters Day" here and around the country, more shelter dogs are get
30 dogs brought to WNY from Ohio kill shelter
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
"Clear the Shelters Day" here and around the country, more shelter dogs are getting ready to find a new home here in Western New York. Thirty dogs arrived at Sadie's Safe Harbor Canine Rescue in Springville on Sunday. They came from Ohio... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Reporters’ NotebookFOR BUSINESS – 7-Eleven will host a free seminar for entrepreneurs interested i
Reporters’ Notebook
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
FOR BUSINESS – 7-Eleven will host a free seminar for entrepreneurs interested in convenience store franchise openings in Western New York from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in its Buffalo Market Office, 755 Dick Road at Lydia Lane, Cheektowaga. The company... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act is cause for celebration in Buffalomentally challenged, they deserve to celebrate their uniqueness, said Kate Trom
Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act is cause for celebration in Buffalo
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
mentally challenged, they deserve to celebrate their uniqueness, said Kate Trombley, director of community engagement for Western New York Independent Living, a major sponsor of the weekend event that featured volleyball and other games, live... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
RAM Rodeo Tour a hit at the Beachburg Fairof the particularly remarkable performances came from 11-year-old Courtney Jean
RAM Rodeo Tour a hit at the Beachburg Fair
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 2 days ago
of the particularly remarkable performances came from 11-year-old Courtney Jean Schum, a trick rider hailing from the small Western New York town of Alexander. "I've been performing in rodeos for two years, but I've been trick riding for three or... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Drought hits Northeastern U.S., could last monthswater restrictions and bans in many towns and threatened to bring more wildfire
Drought hits Northeastern U.S., could last months
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
water restrictions and bans in many towns and threatened to bring more wildfires than usual. In the hardest hit areas of western New York, Massachusetts and southern parts of New Hampshire and Maine, it's been dryer than in a decade or more. And... Read more
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Boston Globe
West Coast style weather strikes Northeastern USare lapping at parts of Massachusetts, and Maine is expecting a smaller blueber
West Coast style weather strikes Northeastern US
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
are lapping at parts of Massachusetts, and Maine is expecting a smaller blueberry crop. Hardest hit are Massachusetts, western New York, and the southern climes of New Hampshire and Maine. A second year of below-average rainfall and fewer big... Read more
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WMTW Portland
West Coast style weather strikes Northeastern USare lapping at parts of Massachusetts, and Maine is expecting a smaller blueber
West Coast style weather strikes Northeastern US
WMTW Portland / Posted 3 days ago
are lapping at parts of Massachusetts, and Maine is expecting a smaller blueberry crop. Hardest hit are Massachusetts, western New York, and the southern climes of New Hampshire and Maine. A second year of below-average rainfall and fewer big... Read more
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