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Press & Sun-Bulletin
Lennon's killer: - I'm sorry for being such ana
Lennon's killer: 'I'm sorry for being such an idiot' Mark David Chapman expressed remorse for killing The Beatles member at a parole hearing Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1piYPun ALBANY Mark David Chapman apologized for being "an idiot" when he killed John Lennon nearly 34 years ago, expressing remorse last week during ... (more)
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Two Rescued from Disabled Boat near Niagara Falls
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people from a disabled boat near Niagara Falls late Monday night.
Shark Girl Comes to Canalside
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined by Albright-Knox Art Gallery Peggy Pierce Elfvin Director Dr. Janne Siren, City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, Chairman of the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation Robert Gioia, Buffalo & Erie County Public Library Director Mary Jean Jakubowski, members of the Erie Arts and Cultural Advisory ... (more)
Erie County Bar rates judicial candidates
The Bar Association of Erie County issued its 2014 ratings for judicial candidates for Buffalo City Court, Erie County Family Court and New York State Supreme Court .
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Brighton Road Reconstruction Set to Begin
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined by Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick , Town of Tonawanda Supervisor Anthony Caruana, Town of Tonawanda Highway Superintendent William Swanson, Erie County Commissioner of the Department of Public Works John Loffredo, and representatives of the Erie County and Town of Tonawanda Highway ... (more)
Albany Times Union
Teachout, Wu take aim at Hochula s record
With the Democratic primary little more than two weeks away, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout and her running mate Tim Wu are taking aim at Kathy Hochul's, Gov. Andrew Cuomo's running mate, record as an elected official.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Small plane crashes in Victor field
A single engine plane crashed in a field on County Road 41 in Victor Friday after it ran out of fuel, according to the Ontario County Sheriff's office.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Lt. Gov. candidate makes a visit
OBSERVER Photo by Jasmine Willis Lt. Gov. candidate Kathy Hochul visits the 46th Annual Fredonia Farm Festival and talks with local farmers like Roberto Fred.
Mineo & Sapio rolls out food truck
Mineo & Sapio is joining the food truck revolution bringing its signature sausages and other products to an office park or street location near you.
Corning hotelier acquires Holiday Inn Amherst
The owners of three area hotels have added a fourth hospitality property by acquiring one of the region's oldest Holiday Inns.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Day of Caring gets boost from UB MBAs
Left to right, Kristen Sharkey and Dana Musil. Day of Caring with the School of Management in the University Heights.
Thrift stores cited for unlawful drawstring clothing sales
Half a dozen Western New York thrift stores have been cited by state investigators for selling children's clothing with drawstrings.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
We Need Term Limits in Erie County
In ancient Greece, beginning in the 6th century B.C. many officials were elected by random lottery and permitted to serve only a year.
Sun & Erie County Independent
Locals clean up in Erie County Fair 2014 competitions
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Firefighters rescue woman from apartment
Lackawanna firefighters found a woman unconscious lying on her kitchen floor when her apartment started on fire, early Wednesday morning.
Grand Island Pennysaver
Grisanti introduces legislation to expand radius for low-cost power
State Sen. Mark Grisanti introduced legislation today that would expand the boundaries of the Power Proceeds Allocation Act funding program to include all of Erie County.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
ECIDA backs Unifrax, ConServ projects
As expected, the Erie County Industrial Development Agency directors unanimously approved sales, mortgage recording and property tax breaks for Unifrax that will help spur a $33 million expansion of its Firetower Industrial Park operations.
What to do if a bat is in your home
Right now is high season for bats. In July, there were 67 reports of bat encounters, according to the Erie County Health Department.
Village of Hamburg working to curb rat problem
The Village of Hamburg is dealing with a rat problem and officials are going door-to-door to curb the growing issue.
Cuomo running mate Kathy Hochul advocates for Women's Equality Party
Earlier this month, Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Kathy Hochul announced the launch of the Nassau County Women's Equality Party in Mineola on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014.