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4 hrs ago | Observer

Gowanda eyes property tax hike

Resi-dents in the village of Gowanda could potentially see quite the increase in village taxes next year.

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Related Topix: Gowanda, NY, Cattaraugus County, NY, Collins, NY

14 hrs ago | Business Journal

KeyCorp CEO sees value in retaining branch network

KeyCorp's top executive this week reaffirmed the company's desire to generate revenue from its existing geographic footprint rather than divest parts of its branch network.

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Related Topix: Niagara County, NY

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Half-Brother Sentenced To 25 Years For Manslaughter

A 23-year-old Cattaraugus Indian Reservation man will spend 25 years in prison and another five years of post-release supervision for stabbing his half-brother to death in July 2012.

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Related Topix: Silver Creek, NY

Grand Island Pennysaver

B-EC Greenway Fund Standing Committee awards $1.7 million to waterfront projects

The Buffalo & Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee approved more than $1.7 million in funding recently for five projects to improve the waterfront along the Niagara River Greenway.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Erie County looking for new volunteer firefighters

The 94 volunteer fire companies of Erie County are kicking off their annual "Recruit NY" campaign, looking for new members.

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Related Topix: Fire

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Erie County to open two golf courses

Beginning at 7 a.m. on April 24, the Grover Cleveland and Elma Meadows golf courses will open for the season.

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UB Reporter

Human Trafficking Talk

A veteran sheriff's deputy recently took UB law students and faculty on a tour of human trafficking - the equivalent of modern-day slavery - during a troubling presentation that set forth some legal and practical tools for bringing traffickers to justice.

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Related Topix: Grand Island, NY

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Police search for arsonist using gasoline

BUFFALO N.Y. Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard is looking for the public's help in identifying who may be responsible for setting three fires in the area of Broadway and Two Rod Road in the Town of Alden.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, Alden, NY, Fire

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Erie Co. Executive "pardons" a butter lamb

The Erie County Executive began a new Easter tradition at the Broadway Market when he "pardoned" a butter lamb on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Thanksgiving, Life, Holidays

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Observer

Man charged following mail delivery

A Springville man has been charged after allegedly receiving drugs in the mail. According to the Erie County Sheriff's Office, Peter J. Kohler, 22, of Eaton Street was taken into custody Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Springville, NY, Drugs

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Man on parole over drugs accused of selling crack cocaine

A man currently on parole for drug-related charges was arrested Tuesday and charged with selling crack cocaine on Grand Island.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Grand Island, NY, Buffalo, NY

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Dialysis patients demand backup power

Allen F. Scioli has been getting dialysis treatments for about five years, most recently at Southtowns Dialysis in Hamburg, which does not have backup power.

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Related Topix: Hamburg, NY, West Seneca, NY, Healthcare Law, Law, Tonawanda, NY

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Cheektowaga Councilman pleads guilty to misdemeanor

CHEEKTOWAGA, NY Charles Markel, a current Cheektowaga Councilman, has pleaded guilty to Offering a False Statement for Filing in the 2nd degree, a misdemeanor.

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Related Topix: Cheektowaga, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WIVB

Niagara County Sheriff's will conduct active shooter drill

Niagara County Sheriff James R. Voutour says the Niagara County Sheriff's Emergency Response Team will be training with other local first responders at DeSales Catholic School in the Town of Lockport.

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Related Topix: Niagara County, NY, Lockport, NY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Semi-automatic gun owners must register firearms or face charge

Owners of semi-automatic guns, deemed assault weapons, will be faced with a choice, Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

WHEC-TV Rochester

Trump says he's interested in buying the Bills

There is new information today about someone who could become the next owner of the Buffalo Bills.

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Observer

Community Notebook

The Erie County Legisla-ture's Majority Caucus has formed a Volunteer Out-reach Team to assist organizations in achieving their charitable goals.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Dayton, NY, Dunkirk, NY, Brocton, NY, Chautauqua, NY

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Amherst man convicted of selling cocaine for two decades

An Amherst man who spent over two decades distributing cocaine in Western New York will now spend at least the next 20 years in federal prison.

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Related Topix: Amherst, NY, Federal Prisons, Prison, Niagara County, NY

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Man arrested for DWI after crash with motorcycle

GRAND ISLAND,NY Erie County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a Kenmore man for DWI after and accident with a motorcycle Sunday on Grand Island.

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Related Topix: Grand Island, NY, Kenmore, NY

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

N.Y. Legislature authorizes $40M to fix potholes

The state budget approved last month included $40 million extra funding to repair potholes across New York after a brutal winter.

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Related Topix: New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Nassau, NY, Monroe County, NY

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