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Gunman sentenced for fatally shooting teenage girl during attempted robbery
Fri, Dec 8th 2023 04:55 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced a 19-year-old male from Buffalo was sentenced this morning before Erie County Court Judge Susan Eagan, a designated Youth Part judge, to 23 years in prison followed by five years of post-release supervision.
Jury finds 2 defendants guilty for assaulting victim during home invasion in Town of Amherst
Fri, Dec 8th 2023 04:50 pm
DA Flynn commends the Amherst Police Department for its work in this investigation.
Kearns: A happy holiday season is a safe holiday season
Fri, Dec 8th 2023 04:00 pm
As Erie County clerk, responsible for overseeing auto bureau operations, it is time to remind everyone this holiday season to not drink and drive or ride with anyone who is under the influence. If you have had too much to drink, for everyone's sake, please do not get behind the wheel of your car.
Higgins announces service academy advisory panel
Fri, Dec 8th 2023 03:55 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins named eight local veterans to serve on a service academy advisory committee. The panel met Dec. 3 to interview local students applying to one of the United States service academies and to recommend those deserving of a nomination.
Erie Niagara Sunrise Exchange Club supporting Wreaths Across America
Fri, Dec 8th 2023 03:50 pm
Erie Niagara Sunrise Exchange Club announced it will support Wreaths Across America participating location Mt. Olivet Cemetery as part of the national organization's group sponsorship program.
Operation Christmas Child volunteers send Christmas joy to children overseas
Fri, Dec 8th 2023 11:40 am
Area volunteers are celebrating the collection of gift-filled shoeboxes that will send a message of joy to children around the world: God loves you, and you're not forgotten!
Erie County clerk, Columbia Law School students, WNY Law Center present report on public transportation in Erie, Niagara counties
Thu, Dec 7th 2023 10:10 am
Students from the Columbia University School of Law, the Western New York Law Center, Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns, and representatives of the local disability community presented results from more than 2,300 respondents to a year-long "Rate Your Ride" survey.
Kenmore Mercy earns 2023 Leapfrog Top Hospital Award for Outstanding Quality and Patient Safety
Wed, Dec 6th 2023 10:25 am
Highlighting nationally recognized achievements in health care quality and patient safety, Kenmore Mercy Hospital was named a Top Hospital by The Leapfrog Group, a national industry watchdog organization of employers and other large purchasers of health care known for setting the toughest quality standards. The Leapfrog Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive awards American hospitals can receive.
Victoria Reynolds named SBA district director for Buffalo
Tue, Dec 5th 2023 12:20 pm
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced the selection of Victoria Reynolds as the new district director of its Buffalo district office. Her position is effective immediately.
ECDOH: Protect your health with an annual flu vaccine
Mon, Dec 4th 2023 11:20 am
A flu infection is not inevitable.
Ryan, Rivera to host community holiday party in Buffalo's Elmwood Village
Mon, Dec 4th 2023 07:00 am
New York State Sen. Sean Ryan and Assembly member Jon Rivera will host a free community holiday party in Buffalo's Elmwood Village from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church, located at 875 Elmwood Ave.
Haircare is a calling for new salon owner
Sat, Dec 2nd 2023 07:00 am
As a small child, Abigail Chambers was sitting on the floor in a hair salon, watching her mother style her clients' hair.
Light Up the Boulevard: It's lights, cameras, Santa!
Sat, Dec 2nd 2023 07:00 am
Grand Island is kicking off the Christmas holiday season this Saturday, Dec. 2, with Santa visits, food trucks, activities, a parade and a tree lighting.
New KinderKiddz director sees teacher training as key to education
Sat, Dec 2nd 2023 07:00 am
For Susan Muscato, who is serving as director of KinderKiddz Early Childhood Learning Center, one of the most important elements of a well-run school is providing training, encouragement and support for the teachers.
Children's safety discussed in program at high school
Sat, Dec 2nd 2023 06:55 am
Children face hidden dangers as they try to navigate the online world, as well as the sometimes more blatant dangers of daily life.
Panepintos celebrate 65th anniversary
Sat, Dec 2nd 2023 06:00 am
George and Annette (Penny) Panepinto celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Nov. 19, 2023, with a Mass of thanksgiving at St. Stephen's, Grand Island, followed by a church social.
Islanders mourn loss of crash victims
Fri, Dec 1st 2023 11:05 am
Grand Islanders were saddened to learn that fellow Island residents Kurt P. and Monica Villani were the couple who lost their lives in the fiery crash Nov. 22 at the Rainbow Bridge.
Gunman sentenced for fatally shooting teen in city's Black Rock neighborhood
Thu, Nov 30th 2023 07:55 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 21-year-old Javair D. Walker of Buffalo was sentenced this morning before Erie County Court Judge Sheila A. DiTullio to 25 years to life in prison.
Driver sentenced for recklessly causing death of pedestrian after firing shots at another motorist
Thu, Nov 30th 2023 07:55 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 23-year-old Marlon D. Servance Jr. of Buffalo was sentenced this morning before State Supreme Court Justice Debra Givens to four to 12 years in prison.
First Erie County overdose death linked to carfentanil - an opioid 100 times more potent than fentanyl
Thu, Nov 30th 2023 10:10 am
The Erie County Medical Examiner's Office has confirmed the first Erie County opioid-related overdose death linked to carfentanil, a synthetic opioid that is about 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times more potent than fentanyl.
M&T Bank partners with Tops to expand 'Gift of Warmth,' collecting winter clothing for The Salvation Army
Wed, Nov 29th 2023 06:55 pm
The annual "Gift of Warmth" campaign, which has become the region's longest-running winter clothing collection drive, is now expanding with a new partner and into a new city.
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp., Visit Buffalo Niagara, Erie Canalway announce new sculpture at Canalside
Wed, Nov 29th 2023 06:55 pm
The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. (ECHDC) and Visit Buffalo Niagara (VBN) announced the unveiling of a new permanent sculpture at Canalside. The piece, called BUF, was installed on Marine Drive, near the Hanover intersection.
Tops Friendly Markets extends deadline for call for art for 5/14 honor space
Wed, Nov 29th 2023 08:55 am
Tops has extended the deadline for submissions for artwork for its 5/14 Tops honor space to 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14. The area where this artwork will be displayed will be created outside on the grounds of the Tops store located at 1275 Jefferson Ave., Buffalo, on the corner of Jefferson and Landon.
100 public health fellows and counting - multiyear program at ECDOH supports health and human service agencies
Tue, Nov 28th 2023 02:55 pm
The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) filled its 100th public health fellow position in November, marking a milestone for the largest public health corps program in New York state.
Botanical Gardens selects architect for upcoming expansion
Tue, Nov 28th 2023 01:40 pm
The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens and Erie County Department of Public Works recently announced it selected Wendel, in partnership with lead architects: Bucholz McEvoy Architects, to design its multimillion-dollar expansion.
Warehouse rezoning stalls again
Sat, Nov 25th 2023 07:00 am
It's back to the drawing board for the Town Board's ongoing effort redraw its zoning law on large-scale warehouses and distribution centers.
Grand Island: Town budget of $29.1M is under tax cap
Sat, Nov 25th 2023 07:00 am
The Town of Grand Island has finalized a $29.1 million budget for 2024 that comes in under the mandated state tax cap of 2%.
Rainbow Bridge car explosion: Deceased Grand Island couple identified
Fri, Nov 24th 2023 09:45 am
"The Niagara Falls Police Department has identified the two occupants involved in the crash at the Rainbow Bridge on Wednesday Nov. 22, 2023, as 53-year-old Kurt P. Villani and his wife, 53-year-old Monica Villani, both of Grand Island, New York."
14,000 trotters participate in 128th annual YMCA Turkey Trot
Thu, Nov 23rd 2023 09:55 am
Today, 14,000 runners and walkers trotted down Delaware Avenue in celebration of the 128th annual YMCA Turkey Trot. This time-honored tradition is the longest consecutively run footrace in the world.
US-Canada border-crossing update
Thu, Nov 23rd 2023 09:00 am
On Thursday morning, the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission provided this statement: "The Niagara Falls Bridge Commission can confirm that normal operations have resumed at the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge and Whirlpool Bridge and both spans are now open. Currently, the Rainbow Bridge remains closed to traffic and pedestrians."
128th annual YMCA Turkey Trot will take place on Thanksgiving Day
Thu, Nov 23rd 2023 08:50 am
The 128th annual YMCA Turkey Trot will take place on Thanksgiving Day beginning at 9 a.m. The YMCA said it would like to extend its gratitude to the Buffalo Police Department for its continued collaboration ahead of the YMCA Turkey Trot: "The Buffalo Police Department will be on hand to ensure that the trot is a fun and safe experience for all."
Catholic Health long-term-care facilities recognized by U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 12:45 pm
U.S. News & World Report, a trusted leader in health care rankings and consumer advice, has named Catholic Health's Father Baker Manor in Orchard Park, McAuley Residence in Tonawanda, and Mercy Nursing Facility in Lackawanna to its 2024 list of "Best Nursing Homes." Father Baker Manor was also recognized by Newsweek, which ranks the nation's best nursing homes with 100 or more beds.
Buffalo Public School students unveil art project at Erie County District Attorney's office
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 12:45 pm
On Friday, Erie County District Attorney John Flynn invited Buffalo Public School students to attend an unveiling of their "Mural Mania!" summer art program project. The artwork, designed and created by the students, was recently installed in the reception area of the Erie County District Attorney's office.
HEAVY METAL: Steel installed on thruway overpass
Sat, Nov 18th 2023 07:05 am
Grand Island motorists are welcoming the steel installation process now underway in the bridge replacement project on the New York State Thruway overpass at Exit 18B.
Pet food pantry available at St. Martin in the Fields
Sat, Nov 18th 2023 07:00 am
If you need food for your dog or cat, or if you'd like to donate pet food, the place to go is Pete and Skip's pet food pantry, operating monthly at St. Martin in the Fields Episcopal Church, 2587 Baseline Road.
Chamberlain-King-Smith engagement
Sat, Nov 18th 2023 07:00 am
Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Chamberlain of Grand Island would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Rose, to Benjamin King-Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard King-Smith of Kingston. Sarah and Ben are settled in Buffalo and look forward to a May 2024 wedding.
YMCA Turkey Trot packet pick-up begins Monday for 128th annual event
Fri, Nov 17th 2023 03:00 pm
Trotters participating in the 128th annual YMCA Turkey Trot can begin to pick up their prerace packets Monday, Nov. 20, at the Independent Health Family YMCA, located at 150 Tech Drive, Amherst.
'Zonta Says No' to violence against women
Fri, Nov 17th 2023 10:00 am
On Monday, Nov. 13, members of the Zonta Club of Grand Island once again decorated the Town Commons with orange ribbons; the color orange is used to represent a brighter future, free from violence against women and girls.
Kearns reminds motorists to submit vision test, as NYS DMV deadline approaches
Thu, Nov 16th 2023 06:30 pm
Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns is reminding drivers, once again, that they are in risk of having their driver's license suspended if they fail to comply with New York State Department of Motor Vehicles vision screening policy.
Summit Federal Credit Union to support those in need this holiday season through FeedMore WNY's 'Plates of Thanks'
Tue, Nov 14th 2023 02:10 pm
For the 11th year, The Summit Federal Credit Union is supporting those in need in the Buffalo region during the holiday season by supporting FeedMore WNY's "Plates of Thanks" initiative.

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