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9 hrs ago | WIVB-TV Buffalo

Sheriff's office to sell properties purchased with stolen money

You will have the chance to help out a victim of theft, by purchasing two properties, in Niagara County, that someone else acquired with stolen money.

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Related Topix: Weird

Sun Apr 20, 2014

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Abusive dad getting released early from prison

A young boy from Kenmore, who was severely beaten as a baby, continues to suffer to this day.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

Town of Lewiston: Brochey, Artpark at odds over town funding

Supervisor Dennis Brochey created a firestorm Monday as he revealed his intent to redirect an estimated $120,000 in Modern Disposal tipping fees from Artpark & Company back to town coffers.

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Related Topix: Lewiston, NY

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Business Journal

KeyCorp CEO sees value in retaining branch network

KeyCorp's top executive this week reaffirmed the company's desire to generate revenue from its existing geographic footprint rather than divest parts of its branch network.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

15th annual golf raffle fundraiser to benefit people with developmental disabilities

Pictured, from left, are OUN Foundation Board President Peter Lovering, program participant Jackie Gayle, and former Lewiston Kiwanis Peach Queen Maggie Dorian.

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Related Topix: Lewiston, NY

Courier Standard

Tax relief coming for flood victims?

The Montgomery County Education and Government Committee has moved a resolution to the full Legislature opting into a program that will provide tax relief to flood victims.

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, NY, Fort Plain, NY, Education Etc.

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WIVB

Niagara County Sheriff's will conduct active shooter drill

Niagara County Sheriff James R. Voutour says the Niagara County Sheriff's Emergency Response Team will be training with other local first responders at DeSales Catholic School in the Town of Lockport.

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Related Topix: Lockport, NY, Erie County, NY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Truck loaded with vehicles rolls over in Niagara County

A transporter truck rolled over on Witmer Road, in the Town of Niagara at 6:45 a.m. Tuesday .

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Related Topix: Niagara Falls, NY

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Amherst man convicted of selling cocaine for two decades

An Amherst man who spent over two decades distributing cocaine in Western New York will now spend at least the next 20 years in federal prison.

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Related Topix: Amherst, NY, Federal Prisons, Prison, Erie County, NY

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Niagara County town checked out by wind farm company

Town officials in a western New York community on the shore of Lake Ontario say a Virginia company is talking to landowners about leasing land for a large wind farm.

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Related Topix: Ontario, NY, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Man injured in motorcycle accident in Niagara County

A 65-year-old man was injured Friday in what appears to be Western New York's first motorcycle accident this spring.

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Related Topix: Lockport, NY

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Alleged drunk driver who crashed had teen in car

A Niagara County man is accused of driving drunk with a 16-year-old child in his vehicle when he crashed into a parked car on Dale Road in the Town of Royalton on Thursday.

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WIVB-TV Buffalo

Niagara Co. reports first rabies case of 2014

A raccoon found on Stone Road in the Town of Hartland tested positive for rabies.

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Related Topix: Niagara Falls, NY

The Post-Standard

Will bigger storms, heavier floods hit Upstate? Oneida mayor to speak on severe weather panel

"This wave of anxiety came over me," said Smith, mayor of Oneida, where about 230 homes and businesses flooded last June .

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Related Topix: Weather, Oneida, NY, SUNY Albany, Herkimer County, NY

Business Journal

Fashion Outlets expansion on fast track in N.F.

Expansion of the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls is progressing as steel framing for the new addition to the Niagara County shopping center is beginning to take shape.

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Related Topix: Niagara Falls, NY

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Stadium task force considers Niagara Falls

Members of a newly formed stadium task force tell The Associated Press they're considering sites in Niagara County in determining the best options to secure the franchise's long-term viability in the region.

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Related Topix: Niagara Falls, NY, Buffalo, NY

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

NCIDA approves application for assistance for Wurlitzer Industrial Park

The Niagara County Industrial Development Agency board of directors today approved an application for assistance for Wurlitzer Industrial Park Inc. The park is a multi-tenant facility on the site of the former Wurlitzer organ factory at 908 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda.

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Related Topix: North Tonawanda, NY, Tonawanda, NY

Grand Island Pennysaver

Interest in genealogy on the rise

If you like puzzles, enjoy history or are curious about that older relative's claim of being a cousin to Scotland's Duke of Argyll, genealogy and growing your own family tree might be the hobby for you.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Lewiston, NY, Libraries

WIVB-TV Buffalo

String of robberies in Niagara County

Officials in Niagara County are trying to track down who's responsible for a recent string of robberies.

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Related Topix: Lockport, NY

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Police: Man wanted on felony warrant gave fake name

A Niagara Falls man was arrested on multiple charges after being pulled over for driving while using a portable electronic device.

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Related Topix: Niagara Falls, NY

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