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14 hrs ago | Marine News

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.

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Related Topix: Niagara Falls, NY, Buffalo, NY, Mexico, NY

18 hrs ago | WNYMedia.net

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)

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY

22 hrs ago | Business Journal

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 .

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

WNYMedia.net

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)

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Related Topix: Tonawanda, NY

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.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Eric Holder, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Sat Aug 23, 2014

13WHAM

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.

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Related Topix: Victor, NY, Air Accidents, Ontario County, NY, Lancaster, NY

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Observer

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.

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Related Topix: New York, Fredonia, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Dunkirk, NY, Agriculture, Science

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Cheektowaga, NY

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Amherst, NY, Buffalo, NY, East Aurora, NY

Thu Aug 21, 2014

UB Reporter

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.

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Related Topix: North Sea, NY, Buffalo, NY

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Niagara County, NY, Blasdell, NY, Hamburg, NY, Williamsville, NY

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Art Voice

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.

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Related Topix: Tonawanda, NY, Amherst, NY, Lackawanna, NY, Buffalo, NY

Sun & Erie County Independent

Locals clean up in Erie County Fair 2014 competitions

You can get full digital access to our website along with our printed publication for 35.00 per year.

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Related Topix: Hamburg, NY, Boston, NY, Blasdell, NY, Lake View, NY, Eden, NY

WIVB-TV Buffalo

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.

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Related Topix: Lackawanna, NY

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.

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Related Topix: Lewiston, NY, Brant, NY

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Tonawanda, NY

WIVB-TV Buffalo

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.

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WIVB-TV Buffalo

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.

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Related Topix: Hamburg, NY, Buffalo, NY

Newsday

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.

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Related Topix: Nassau County, NY, Mineola, NY, Abortion

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Power outage leads officials to copper theft

A business in Grand Island lost power last week after someone stole 80 feet of copper wire from the building.

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Related Topix: Grand Island, NY

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