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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

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Observer

Officers hurt at Gowanda Correctional Facility last weekend

On Saturday just after 10 p.m., an officer was exiting one of the yard towers and as he was climbing down the steps, the entry latch above him fell on both of his arms.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Gowanda Correctional Facility

Business Journal

Brenda McDuffie elected ECIDA chair

For the first time in its history, the Erie County Industrial Development Agency will have a female serving as its chairperson.

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Business Journal

Crews scramble to finish project in time for Erie County Fair

The Erie County Fair begins in just three weeks and construction crews are scrambling to finish a multi-million dollar project at the Fairgrounds in Hamburg.

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Related Topix: Hamburg, NY, Agriculture, Science

NWCN.com

Volunteer firefighter seeks help in cancer battle

A volunteer firefighter from southern Erie County is calling on his brothers and sisters in the fire service to lend a hand, in his battle with a serious illness.

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Related Topix: Fire, Lake View, NY, North Boston, NY, Medicine, Leukemia, Health

Business Journal

Revamped Just Pizza site to open next month

A soon-to-open Just Pizza & Wing Co. will offer customers a good look at the chain's latest restaurant concept.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Clarence, NY, North Tonawanda, NY, Tonawanda, NY

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Business Journal

It's official: Steve Casey leaves Buffalo mayor's office

Steven Casey , Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown 's closest adviser, and the city's first deputy mayor is leaving the public sector to serve as chief executive officer for the company proposing a massive, mixed-used West Seneca development.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, West Seneca, NY

Business Journal

Uniland buys more downtown real estate

Following through on a plan the company announced in May 2013, Uniland has officially acquired seven parcels from Frey the Wheelman along Ellicott, E. Tupper and Washington streets, paying $1.3 million, according to documents filed in the Erie County Clerk's office.

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Related Topix: Cheektowaga, NY

Business Journal

CAO takes over six Head Start sites, looks to add 100 jobs

A restructuring of programs has led the Community Action Organization of Erie County to take over management at six additional Head Start programs.

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Related Topix: SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, Cheektowaga, NY, Depew, NY

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Chronicle Newspaper

NY awards $462M to help hospitals keep services

The funds followed a federal agreement in April for New York to reinvest $8 billion in Medicaid savings to support hospital overhauls and expand primary medical care over five years.

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Related Topix: New York, New Rochelle, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY

Business Journal

Gas prices take a step backward in Western New York

A gallon of gas is selling for an average of $3.842 in Erie and Niagara counties this morning, according to the latest figures from the American Automobile Association.

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Related Topix: Niagara County, NY

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