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  1. General Motors to invest $334M in 3 New York state plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    The company announced the investments Wednesday at an event with Gov. Andrew Cuomo at its plant in Tonawanda, just north of Buffalo. New York state agreed to provide up to $7 million in grants and tax breaks to support the upgrades.


  2. Ohio interstate reopens 14 hours after 50-vehicle pileupRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    Authorities say an interstate east of Cleveland has reopened after a pileup of about 50 vehicles in snowy conditions shut down the highway for more than 14 hours. Highway crews opened the roadway Friday morning after the crash involving a Greyhound bus and over a dozen trucks on Interstate 90. Bus passenger Greg Carmichael tells Fox 8 News he was heading home to Buffalo, New York.


  3. Multi-vehicle crash in Pennsylvania shuts highway; 15 hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    Pennsylvania State Police say a crash involving at least 13 vehicles has shut down a snowy section of Interstate 90 just south of Erie, and at least 15 people have been taken to hospitals with injuries. Trooper Stephen Oler tells the Erie Times-News emergency crews responded to the crash near Girard, about 20 miles south of Erie, just before 1 p.m. Thursday.


  4. Man sentenced for 2012 fatal shooting in Buffalo parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for his involvement in a shooting at a Buffalo park that left one person dead and four others wounded. The U.S. Attorney's Office says Tariq Brown was sentenced in the federal court in Buffalo where he was convicted of federal racketeering charges stemming from the shooting at Martin Luther King Park in May 2012.


  5. Man pleads guilty to vehicular manslaughter in fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    A western New York man accused of drunken driving has pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter in a crash that killed one passenger and severely injured another in July. The Erie County District Attorney's Office says 24-year-old Dennis Xenos of Amherst remains free on bail after his guilty plea Monday.


  6. Buffalo acquiring empty courthouse for police, fire agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    Mayor Byron Brown says the city will take ownership of the Michael J. Dillon Federal Courthouse on Wednesday. The city is purchasing the building from the federal government for $1.


  7. Ohio authorities say New York man killed after deer strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    Ohio authorities say a 31-year-old New York man has been killed after being struck by a tractor-trailer on the Ohio Turnpike after his own vehicle hit a deer. The state Highway Patrol reports that Hanad Mohamed of Buffalo, New York, was fatally injured at about 2:05 a.m. EDT Saturday in northwest Ohio.


  8. Tailgate Treats: Buffalo chicken roll reimagines traditional wingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    Buffalo wings, according to lore, originated at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, N.Y., in the mid 1960s when owner Teressa Bellissimo received a box of chicken wings by mistake. At the time, wings were considered scraps and not used for anything but chicken stock.


  9. Harrison Browne scores in NWHL debut as transgender playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    In a photo provided by the NWHL, Buffalo Beauts forward Harrison Browne pushes the puck up the ice against the Boston Pride in Buffalo, N.Y. Browne is preparing to make his debut for the National Women's Hockey League's Beauts as the second-year professional league's first transgender player. BUFFALO, N.Y. - The National Women's Hockey League's first transgender player scored a goal in his debut, and finally got an opportunity to hear his name announced over the PA system how he always felt it should.


  10. Persistently struggling New York schools show gainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    Commissioner MaryEllen Elia says Wednesday that nine out of 10 schools labeled "persistently struggling" because of 10 years of low achievement showed progress last school year in areas like student performance, attendance and suspensions. The schools in Buffalo, New York City, Rochester and Hempstead had to show demonstrable improvement or risk takeover by an outside receiver.


  11. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    On Sept. 14, 1814, Francis Scott Key was inspired to write the poem "Defence of Fort McHenry" after witnessing the American flag flying over the Maryland fort following a night of British bombardment during the War of 1812; the poem later became the words to "The Star-Spangled Banner."


  12. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    In 1893, Frances Cleveland, wife of President Grover Cleveland, gave birth to a daughter, Esther, in the White House; it was the first time a president's child was born in the executive mansion. In 1919, some 1,100 members of Boston's 1,500-man police force went on strike.


  13. Work to begin on $10 million bridge replacement near BuffaloRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    The administration of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that the project is intended to replace the existing, aging bridge with a new span that reduces the risk of flooding. It's part of a broader $518 million program to replace or upgrade bridges that are prone to flooding and flood-related damage.


  14. Cops: 2 weekend shootings in Buffalo leave 1 dead, 2 woundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    Detectives say a 25-year-old Buffalo woman was hit by gunfire around 2:30 a.m. Saturday on Shumway Street in the city's Broadway-Fillmore district. She was taken to Buffalo General Hospital, where she later died.


  15. Freyre, Di Savino win Mount Washington bicycle raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    A Connecticut man and a western New York woman have won the 44th annual Mount Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb. Defending champion Eneas Freyre of Norwalk, Conn., completed the uphill race to the summit in 52 minutes and 10 seconds, beating his winning time of a year ago by nearly a minute.


  16. NY biker club member pleads guilty to racketeering chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    A member of a motorcycle club has pleaded guilty to federal racketeering charges stemming from the arrests of bikers in New York, Florida and Tennessee. Federal prosecutors in Buffalo say 45-year-old Emmett Green of Delevan, New York, admitted Monday to being part of the Kingsmen Motorcycle Club's drug-distribution operation.


  17. Woman sentenced for stealing $492K from western NY companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    A 61-year-old western New York woman has been sentenced to prison time for stealing nearly half a million dollars from her longtime employer. The Erie County District Attorney's Office says Bernadette Szymanski of Cheektowaga was sentenced Monday to 1 2/3 to 5 years in prison.


  18. FedEx driver crushed to death in NY by 1,300-pound palletRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    Police say a FedEx driver had been killed after a pallet loaded with more than a half-ton of packages fell on him at a western New York freight facility. WIVB-TV in Buffalo reports police in the neighboring town of Tonawanda say that the accident occurred around 7:15 a.m. Wednesday at the company's facility on Military Road.


  19. Treasures: Parkinson print in better shape than mostRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    This picture was my grandmother's who died at age 86 in 1946. I think it is an original.


  20. Water service restored to Buffalo-area towns after outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    Officials have issued boil water advisories for several Buffalo-area towns after restoring service that was caused by a water main break. Erie County Water Authority officials say customers reported low water pressure or no water at all beginning just before 9 p.m. Wednesday.


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