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7 hrs ago | 13WHAM

NY sheriff's office to honor deputy killed in 1925

A New York sheriff's deputy killed in the line of duty is being honored -- nearly 90 years after his death.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Observer

A loss for all

Former Silver Creek resident and Air National Guardsman William "Bill" Sager Jr. has died as a result of devastating head injuries he suffered during an assault at a Buffalo bar in May. Buffalo media outlets broke the news around 5 p.m. on Thursday, adding family members would circulate an official statement Friday morning regarding their loss.

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Related Topix: Silver Creek, NY, Buffalo, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Untangling The Drug Web

The 159-count indictment leveled against 47 members of a drug distribution network Wednesday describes in chilling detail the covert - and illegal - business set up to get Chautauqua County addicted to narcotics.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Chautauqua County, NY, New York County, NY, Jamestown, NY

North Country Now

Story from NorthCountryNow.com

The St. Lawrence Local Government Task Force and New York Power Authority on Friday will resume the 10-year review of NYPA's 50-year lease on the St. Lawrence-Roosevelt Power Project, according to task force chairman Joseph Gray.

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Related Topix: New York, St Lawrence County, NY, Buffalo, NY, Niagara County, NY

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

The Buzz: 41 optometrists in Broome

The Buzz: 41 optometrists in Broome 41 optometrists licensed in Broome Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1n2VNn8 If you need to get your eyes checked in Broome County, there are 41 licensed optometrists from which to choose.

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Related Topix: Optometry, Medicine, Broome County, NY, Suffolk County, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Jay, NY

Tue Jul 29, 2014

New Mobility

Emergency Preparedness: Are You Ready for a Disaster?

Do you know what you'd do if your life was threatened by a disaster? Though the headlines rarely report it, too many people with disabilities died during the blockbuster storms Katrina, Sandy and Irene.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Cuomo: 'Commission displayed 'total independence'Cuomo: 'Commission...

Cuomo: 'Commission displayed 'total independence' Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday dismissed the suggestion that his office "interfered" with a public-corruption probe Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://ithacajr.nl/1mWAkfR Gov. Andrew Cuomo talks Monday in Buffalo about a report that said his administration may have interfered with the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Buffalo, NY, Onondaga County, NY, Rockland County, NY

Business Journal

Roswell expands its footprint with new clinic in West Seneca

The hospital, based on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus , filed plans with the New York State Department of Health to open a new clinic at 725 Orchard Park Road.

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Related Topix: West Seneca, NY, Oncology, Medicine, Niagara County, NY

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Rain says judge should dismiss order; state DA association does not endorse her investigations

St. Lawrence County District Attorney Mary E. Rain is standing her ground after her authority to investigate county officials was questioned.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, St Lawrence County, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WKBW

A Look Inside Cabela's

Representatives say they chose Buffalo because it's a high market for catalog and online sales, and because Erie County has the highest number of hunting and fishing licenses in New York State.

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Related Topix: Cheektowaga, NY

13WHAM

Woman lands in creek after motorcycle hit by truck

A 46-year-old woman is hospitalized with injuries suffered when she landed in a western New York creek after her husband's motorcycle was hit by a pick-up truck.

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Related Topix: Lancaster, NY, Buffalo, NY

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Observer

Candidates for governor, sheriff visit County Fair

Many visitors made their way through the opening day of the Chautauqua County Fair, but two visitors were unique.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua County, NY, Family, Kids, Westchester County, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

USA Today

N.Y. mother found guilty in death of daughter, 8

A judge has found an East Amherst mother guilty killing her eight-year-daughter.

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Related Topix: East Amherst, NY, Buffalo, NY

Business Journal

ConServe seeks to expand Cheektowaga operations, add 40 workers

Continental Services Group Inc. has signed a 10-year lease to occupy 25,000 square feet in the AppleTree Business Park -- a move that doubles the company's presence in Western New York.

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Related Topix: Cheektowaga, NY

Grand Island Pennysaver

WNY artists target taste buds to raise funds, friends

The Western New York Artists Group will present "EYES on ART" at its summer reception featuring art, appetizers, sweets and brew.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Observer

Goodbye green

The old bridge that spanned Cattaraugus Creek between Chautauqua and Erie counties was recently demolished.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua County, NY, Irving, NY, Chautauqua, NY

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Observer

Attempted murder charge for Buffalo bar manager

A Buffalo bar manager accused of "launching" an Air National Guardsman down a staircase has been indicted on a second-degree attempted murder charge.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY

The Post-Standard

Personal classics: As we celebrate the Syracuse Nationals, tell us the story of your first car (video)

On a weekend when thousands upon thousands will gather to celebrate automobiles of a lost era at the Syracuse Nationals , columnist Sean Kirst is looking for memories of the first car you ever owned: You can email him or leave your tale, as a comment.

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Related Topix: Weedsport, NY, Cayuga County, NY, Pontiac, Pontiac Lemans, Williamsville, NY

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Patch.com

Gov. Cuomo Announces Semifinalists for $5M Business Idea Competition

From the State of New York, Executive Chamber-- First Round of 43North Judging Leads to Diverse Group of 113 Entrepreneurs and Startups from Around the Globe Chosen to Compete for Seed Funding and Relocation to Western New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the selection of 113 semifinalists for the 43North global business idea ... (more)

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Related Topix: New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Semifinalists, Buffalo, NY

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Man allegedly drove drunk, clipped car, drove away

A Cheektowaga man is facing felony drunk driving charges after an accident on May 19th at William and Harlem Roads.

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Related Topix: Cheektowaga, NY

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