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Woman presented with late dad's WWII medals found in desk drawer
Until two weeks ago, Rita Dudczak of Lackawanna, N.Y., was unaware that her late father's military medals for World War II service were languishing in an old desk drawer in the Rath County Office Building.
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Ny Wwii vet's lost medals returned to his family
A Purple Heart medal and other military decorations awarded to a World War II veteran have been returned to his daughter after the items were found in an old desk drawer in a county office building in western New York.
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Downtown art walk spills over to Saturday for the holidays
Artists' Row on State Street has four venues hosting holiday shows: * Atomic Tom's : A Vintage Marketplace "Pop-Up" at 196 features clothes, furniture, art, paper craft, food, gifts and curiosities from The Blue Egg, Ta Ta TaDa, Refabulous Furnishings, Sand Dollar Designs, Michelle Irene and others.
Legislature to vote on proposed budget
The Erie County Legislature is voting on a proposed budget. It includes funding for the reinvestment in public libraries, $36 million for infrastructure investments and three new positions in the health department.
The Kansas City Star
Energy boom feeds other businesses, too
Robert West is an operations manager near Atlanta for Colonial Pipeline, which is looking to expand by moving gasoline to the northeast U.S. Lackawanna, N.Y., has been revived by energy-related businesses such as Welded Tube USA, which now churns out huge volumes of steel pipe used to drill for oil and natural gas across the U.S. The operation is ... (more)
West Seneca Democratic chairman killed in car crash
Daniel McParlane, who was also an Erie County Sheriff's Deputy, died in a head-on collision on Harlem Road.
Albany Times Union
Seiler: Missing out on
He was a handsome war veteran elected to Congress while still a young man, a politician who, in the words of a powerful elder statesman, "represented the newer view."
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Fan who fell from third deck faces charges
A Bills fan from Lackawanna now faces misdemeanor charges after sliding down a handrail in the 300 section of Ralph Wilson Stadium Sunday and injuring another fan below.
Buffalo may charged with murder in decades-old cold case
In something reminiscent of a prime-time crime show, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced an indictment in a murder case that has sat unsolved for more than three decades.
NY man held in '79 death of wife stabbed 108 times
An upstate New York man has been charged with murder in the 1979 killing of his wife, who was stabbed 108 times and left on a grave in a Buffalo-area cemetery.