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8 hrs ago | WHEC-TV Rochester

NY applications open for $20M land bank funding

The New York Attorney General's Office says it will take applications to help Land Banks restore abandoned properties with up to $20 million.

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Related Topix: New York, Schenectady, NY, Albany County, NY, Broome County, NY, Syracuse, NY

Thu Jul 31, 2014

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, Erie County, NY

FOX23

Niagara River island near Buffalo overrun by cats

A small island in the Niagara River has a big cat problem thanks to people who have abandoned felines there over the years.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Examiner.com

Ransomville Speedway presents Patriot Sprints, SummerNationals

Ransomville Speedway, on Braley Rd. in Niagara County, will be presenting two special nights of racing in the next few days, beginning with the return of the Patriot Sprint Tour on Friday, August 1st.

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Related Topix: Ransomville, NY

Grand Island Pennysaver

St. Francis Guild presents celebrity bartender night at Honey's

The St. Francis Guild women's auxiliary of Mount St. Mary's Hospital will host a "Battle of the Banks and Credit Unions: Celebrity Bartender Night" at Honey's on Wednesday, Aug. 13. The evening will feature employees from various banking institutions and credit unions throughout Niagara County serving as celebrity bartenders from 5-9 p.m. There is ... (more)

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Mass Transit

NY: Niagara County Proposal: Free Taxes for LEED Buildings

July 30--LOCKPORT -- The Niagara County Legislature will hold a public hearing in September on a property tax exemption for energy-efficient buildings.

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Related Topix: Energy, Lockport, NY, Rapids, NY, Niagara Falls, NY

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WKBW

Police Investigate Robbery at Lockport Bank

Lockport, NY Police in the City of Lockport are searching for an armed suspect involved in a robbery at M&T Bank this afternoon.

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Related Topix: Lockport, NY, Aspect Communications, Software

Grand Island Pennysaver

Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Budwey's Supermarket

Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs this Saturday, Aug. 2, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., at Budwey's Supermarket, 535 Division St., North Tonawanda.

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Related Topix: North Tonawanda, NY, Tonawanda, NY, Lewiston, NY

Grand Island Pennysaver

'A Night Under the Stars' at Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

Have you seen the new Kiddieland at the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum? Wish you were a kid again? The museum has planned a special evening in Kiddieland for adults only.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

Niagara County Sheriff's Office statement on James Drive standoff

"On July 27th, 2014 at 1258 hours the Niagara County Sheriff's office received a 911 call for a 35-year-old male threatening to cut his wrists on James Drive in the Town of Lewiston.

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Related Topix: Lewiston, 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, Erie County, NY

Business Journal

Regional gas prices keep slipping

A gallon of gas is selling for an average of $3.807 in Erie and Niagara counties this morning, according to the latest figures from the American Automobile Association.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Examiner.com

This week around Buffalo: July 28th through August 3rd, 2014

The six-week garden party ends this weekend with special events, garden-related bus tours, garden walks, a garden art sale and more.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival

Wed Jul 23, 2014

EMS1

NY city ends fire-based EMS

LOCKPORT, N.Y. After 40 years of ambulance service provided by the city Fire Department, the cash-strapped City of Lockport will do away with that service around Sept.

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Related Topix: Fire, Lockport, NY

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The second front: Hydrilla in the Erie Canal

The second front: Hydrilla in the Erie Canal The invasive aquatic plant hydrilla opens a second front in the Erie Canal Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1mEdyJi When I wrote about the appearance at the south end of Cayuga Lake of hydrilla, an invasive aquatic plant, experts painted a doomsday scenario that would ... (more)

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Related Topix: North Tonawanda, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Astorino Visits 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, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Westchester County, NY, Erie County, NY

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Business Journal

Gas prices continue to fall (ever so slowly) in Buffalo area

The American Automobile Association announced this morning that gas is selling for an average of $3.823 per gallon in Erie and Niagara counties.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Pilot dies following plane crash in Niagara County

A 78-year-old man has died following a plane crash two weeks ago at an airport in Niagara County.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Gasport, NY

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

DEC hearing attendees vent opposition on CWM

Siting board members, charged with determining the future of CWM Chemical Services in Porter, heard an earful from the public Wednesday at Lewiston-Porter High School.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Environment, Science, Lewiston, NY, Youngstown, NY

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Examiner.com

The Winery at Marjim Manor marking its 10th anniversary with party and more

The Winery at Marjim Manor is going all out to mark the business's 10th anniversary.

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