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25 min ago | 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

Taylor Swift - Shake It Off

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

4 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

Sun Aug 17, 2014

13WHAM

Work begins on $1.7M flood project in western NY

Work is underway on a $1.7 million project to remove sand, gravel and silt from a creek in western New York to reduce the risk of flooding.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Lake Shore Savings Names Executive Vice President

Lake Shore Bancorp Inc. the parent company of Lake Shore Savings Bank, recently announced that Jeffrey M. Werdein has joined the bank as executive vice president, Commercial Division.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua County, NY, Dunkirk, NY

Grand Island Pennysaver

Arts Services Initiative of WNY: 2015 community arts, arts education, ...

Arts Services Initiative of Western New York Inc. has announced the application process for New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization regrants in Erie and Niagara counties.

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Related Topix: Niagara County, NY

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Business Journal

Companies get down to biz at Erie County Fair

You can buy just about anything at the fair: a shed, a tractor, furniture - you name it.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Examiner.com

Family of dog shot by NY police moves forward to restore reputation of their dog

For those following the story of Lady, an Erie County, New York dog seized 11 days after being shot by officer Greg McCarthy, it's a pleasure to announce this case is far from over.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Examiner.com

Dog shot by sheriff's deputy has been returned to her family

According to Tuesday's WIVB News , the dog who was shot in the head by an Erie County, N.Y., sheriff's detective in late July, has been returned to her guardian.

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Related Topix: East Concord, NY

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Election 2014: The Race Is On

Candidates were officially announced Tuesday by the state Board of Elections, with several local names vying for office prior to the general election.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua County, NY, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US News, US Senate, Fredonia, NY, Jamestown, NY

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Observer

Truck trouble

A messy situation could have been a whole lot worse on the I-90 East New York State Thruway Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Irving, NY

Examiner.com

Sheriff's detective shoots dog while searching for suspect at wrong home

A dog, who was shot when an Erie County, N.Y., sheriff's detective went to the wrong house while searching for a suspect, has been seized from her family and there are fears that she might be destroyed, reported Monday's Buffalo News.

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Related Topix: East Concord, NY, Sardinia, NY

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Watch: Nik Wallenda does 1,400-foot-long tightrope walk

Watch: Nik Wallenda does 1,400-foot-long tightrope walk Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1opzWN2 For his latest stunt, high-wire specialist Nik Wallenda yesterday took a 1,400-foot-long tightrope walk 125 feet above the Erie County fairground's midway, WGRZ reported.

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Related Topix: Niagara Falls, NY

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Observer

Evans Garden Club plans activities

This month, the Evans Garden Club will be learning about daylilies, visiting the Erie Basin Marina and participating in the Erie County Fair.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Observer

Lake Shore Savings Bank names new executive vice president

Lake Shore Bancorp Inc., the parent company of Lake Shore Savings Bank, has announced that Jeffrey M. Werdein has joined Lake Shore Savings Bank as Executive Vice President, Commercial Division.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua County, NY

Fri Aug 08, 2014

WNYMedia.net

Former Legislators; Poloncarz Endorses Betty Jean Grant for NYS Senate

Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz endorsed Erie County Legislator Betty Jean Grant for New York State Senate in the 63rd District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Chris Collins, Libraries, Cheektowaga, NY, Depew, NY

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Cheektowaga woman wins $1M on scratch-off game

A Cheektowaga woman couldn't believe her eyes when she won a million dollars on the New York Lottery's Cashword scratch-off game.

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Related Topix: Cheektowaga, NY, Lottery, West Seneca, NY

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

Free German music concert series scheduled at Botanical Gardens

The German American Musicians, "Buffalo's Big German Band," have kicked off their 81st season by performing free summer concerts around Western New York.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY

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