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Friday | Watertown Daily Times

NYPA returns to the table

The New York Power Authority is returning to the table to negotiate with local communities as part of the 10-year review of the Massena dam's relicensing agreement.

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Related Topix: New York, Massena, NY, Buffalo, NY, Niagara County, NY

Friday Jul 11 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

Deadline day for report about stadium sites

It's deadline day for a state-commissioned report about possible stadium sites. It raises questions over whether a new home for the Buffalo Bills is needed.

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Related Topix: West Seneca, NY, Niagara Falls, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Friday Jul 11 | 13WHAM

Violent inmate injures 2 Buffalo deputies

An inmate at a western New York jail faces additional charges after authorities say he tried to assault a nurse and then injured two deputies who intervened.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Genesee Country Express

NY awards $462 million to hospitals Updated at

New York health officials have awarded $462 million to help 22 hospitals and five large public hospital systems statewide continue key services.

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Related Topix: St. James, NY, Hornell, NY, New York

North County Public Radio

Lt. Gov candidate Hochul keeps a low profile

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's running mate Lieutenant Governor Nominee Kathy Hochul is keeping an unusually low profile during the first months of the election campaign.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

WBEN-AM Buffalo

Son Charged in Murder of Father in Orchard Park

Orchard Park Police say 21 year old Sean Keenan is being held at the Erie County Holding Center after being charged with the killing of his 70 year old father, John Keenan.

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Related Topix: Orchard Park, NY, Home Listing, Home

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

In Years Past

In 1914, Anna Eckerd, the 8-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Eckerd, escaped serious injury when she was struck by an automobile.

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Related Topix: Cherry Creek, NY, Buffalo, NY, Falconer, NY

WNYMedia.net

Seasonal Safety at Erie County Parks

With family safety at the top of the agenda through the summer months, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined today by Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard, Parks Commissioner Troy P. Schinzel, members of the Erie County Sheriff's office, and representatives from the Parks department to announce a collaboration between the Parks ... (more)

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Western New York man charged with killing father

Police in the Buffalo suburb of Orchard Park tell local media they were called Monday morning to check on the welfare of 70-year-old John Keenan and found him dead on the floor of his house.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, Orchard Park, NY

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Fantasy Island' sex assault case due in court

Barry Hollis will go in front of a judge to face disturbing charges on Tuesday. Investigators say Barry Hollis sexually assaulted a young girl on a ride at Martin's Fantasy Island.

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Related Topix: Grand Island, NY

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Erie County offers free microchip clinic for dogs and cats

Erie County, N.Y. Erie County will offer a free microchip clinic for dogs and cats on July 22nd.

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Related Topix: Cheektowaga, NY

Business Journal

WNY Immediate Care and BlueCross BlueShield reach agreement

A new rate agreement will keep Western New York Immediate Care in-network with BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York for the remainder of 2014.

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WIVB-TV Buffalo

Lawmakers push for literacy programs

One in five people in Erie County are functionally illiterate. The numbers are even worse in Buffalo, one in three.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY

Business Journal

Here's a breakdown of last month's 207 high-end real-estate deals

A total of 207 high-end real-estate transactions were recorded in Erie County last month, according to listings that were released this morning.

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Related Topix: Amherst, NY, Buffalo, NY, Clarence, NY, Orchard Park, NY

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Court to release documents in alleged - Fantasy Island' sex assault

News 4 will continue pushing for answers, after a man was arrested for allegedly sexually abusing an eight-year-old girl at Martin's Fantasy Island.

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Related Topix: Niagara Falls, NY, Grand Island, NY

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Observer

Legislator Mills presents donation to Angola Library

Erie County Legislator John J. Mills is pleased to announce that the third annual Angola Library Hot Dog Roast Fundraiser held June 6 raised $1,210 to support continued improvements to the library.

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Related Topix: Libraries

Observer

James Spann seeks Democratic nomination for family court judge

Spann has been an attorney with a private law practice in Dunkirk since his admission to the New York State Bar in 1985 and has been admitted to practice in Washington, D.C. since 1986.

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Related Topix: Dunkirk, NY, Westfield, NY, Chautauqua County, NY, Jamestown, NY

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Observer

Silver Creek water rates are no drop in the bucket

The trials of some Silver Creek homeowners with their recent water billings reminded me of when my family moved to Silver Creek.

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Related Topix: Silver Creek, NY, Clarence, NY, Chautauqua County, NY

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Victim's father speaks after alleged - Fantasy Island' sex assault

News 4 spoke to the father of an 8-year-old girl who was allegedly sexually assaulted at Martin's Fantasy Island on Grand Island.

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Related Topix: Grand Island, NY

Thu Jul 03, 2014

WIVB-TV Buffalo

License plate leads deputies to driver who fled scene

Deputies say a license plate left at the scene of a hit-and-run crash led them to the suspect's home.

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Related Topix: Elma, NY

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