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  1. Sarah Wood WickwireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Observer

    She was born in Buffalo, NY, and attended the University of Buffalo, focusing on premed studies. Over the years, she worked as a blood laboratory technician, a school librarian in Sewickley, PA, and Concord, MA, and as secretary to the Board of Appeals in Orleans, MA.

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  2. Erie County executive, congressman oppose KeyBank, First Niagara mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Observer

    Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined recently by Congressman Brian Higgins and representatives of the WNY Law Center and PUSH Buffalo to voice his opposition to a proposed acquisition of First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. by KeyCorp. The takeover as presently constructed would greatly reduce banking competition in the already-underserved western New York region, with two banks then controlling 83 percent of the Buffalo-Niagara marketplace. This would further reduce the number of bank branches available to consumers despite the already-existing need for expansion of such branches and related services to large sections of the Buffalo-Niagara Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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  3. John KresticRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Observer

    During his teaching career, his Amherst Central High School bands were pre-eminent performers, making appearances throughout the state and winning top ratings at adjudicated festivals. He led local and state efforts to assure that all students in the state would have excellent music education in their schools.

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  4. Shelley L. WilleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Observer

    Shelley L. Willey, 55, of Sheridan, NY passed away Wednesday afternoon, January 27, 2016 at Buffalo General Hospital in Buffalo, NY, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on November 4, 1960, in Silver Creek, NY, the daughter of the late Carol A. Dillenburg.

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  5. Jeffrey G. TarrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Observer

    Jeff Tarrant, 75, of Irving , NY passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016 after a sixmonth battle with cancer. He died peacefully, at his home, in the company of his family.

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  6. Lottery winners get paidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Observer

    A Dunkirk woman was able to cash in her winning lottery ticket for $1 million in Buffalo on Friday. The win, earlier this month, made her Chautauqua County's first Lottery jackpot winner since 2014 and the third New York Lottery player statewide to claim a $1 million prize this year.

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  7. Jamestown man charged with conspiracy to distribute ecstasy and mollyRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Observer

    Richard Clarke, 47, a Canadian citizen living in Buffalo, and 32-year-old Barrett Johnson, of Jamestown, were charged by criminal complaint with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances. According to U.S. Attorney Michael J. Adler, who is handling the case, an investigation beginning in March 2015 determined that Clarke had allegedly supplied Johnson with ecstasy and molly over a 10-month period.

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  8. Progress on J.N. Adam facility raised during hearingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Observer

    The long-vacant J.N. Adam site in Perrysburg was highlighted Tuesday during the state budget hearing on local governments, with progress being the ultimate goal. As the Chair of the Senate Finance Committee, Senator Catharine Young took the opportunity during the hearing to discuss the future of the former J.N. Adam Developmental Center with City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, and shared the urgent need for action.

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  9. Spaghetti dinner fundraiser Sunday for young man with rare blood disorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Observer

    Friends and neighbors of 28-year-old Marty Wenzel are coming together this Sunday to help the young man who is being treated for a very rare blood disorder and Aplastic Anemia at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo. The Sunday spaghetti dinner fundraiser is being held at Tammy's Burger Barn, 43 S. Erie St. from 2 to 5 p.m. to raise money for recent medical bills, transportation and to help with the transition and difficult process ahead of him.

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  10. Dunkirk Chamber of Commerce honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Observer

    Private entities and individuals that keep a community afloat deserve recognition every once in a while, and that is exactly what the Dunkirk Community Chamber of Commerce recently did. The Chamber held its annual meeting and awards luncheon at the Clarion Hotel to honor a number of people contributing to the local area in some capacity.

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  11. Start-Up NY impacts lacking in countyRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 24 | Observer

    Since its inception, 161 businesses committed to creating over 4,200 jobs were approved to receive a wealth of tax cuts through Start-Up NY. The impacts from Gov. Andrew Cuomo's program remain to be seen locally, however, with no projects approved to date.

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  12. Doris I. BowenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Observer

    Doris I. Bowen of Largo, FL, formerly of Gowanda, NY and Collins, NY, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2016 at the Sun Coast MidPeninsula Hospice surrounded by family. Doris was born September 16, 1935 in Buffalo to Thomas and Irene McHenry.

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  13. Jeanine E. SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Observer

    Jeanine E. Smith, 76, of Fredonia, NY died in Kissimmee Hospital, Kissimmee, Florida on Saturday, December 12, 2015. Jeanine was born May 2, 1939 in Silver Creek, NY to the late Paul and Alene Smith.

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  14. Significant homes, residentsRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 23 | Observer

    "Once Upon a Time" , there were three mansions in the village of Silver Creek. They were individually know as the Elwell, Howes and Swift mansions.

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  15. Marjorie K. CrosgroveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Observer

    Marjorie K. Crosgrove, 91, of East Main Road, town of Sheridan, died Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at Chautauqua Nursing & Rehab Center, Dunkirk, following a short illness. She was born in Buffalo on March 13, 1924, the daughter of the late Mayman L. and Blanche Gilray.

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  16. Frewsburg man gets prison sentence for child pornography possessionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Observer

    A Frews-burg man charged and convicted of possessing child pornography was sentenced Wednesday to 57 months in state prison. According to U.S. attorneys Aaron J. Mango and Scott S. Allen Jr., who handled the case in the U.S. District Court in Buffalo, 47-year-old Jeffrey Paden knowingly possessed more than 600 images of child pornography on his personal computer on Sept.

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  17. 60 miles of Thruway closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Observer

    Blowing snow from lake-effect storms has closed a nearly 60-mile stretch of the westbound lanes of the state Thruway in western New York. The Thruway Authority says Wednesday afternoon it has shut down Interstate 90 from Exit 57 at Hamburg to Exit 61 at Ripley, on the Pennsylvania border 60 miles southwest of Buffalo.

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  18. Frederick C. "Fred" ShulerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Observer

    Frederick C. "Fred" Shuler, Fredonia, died Monday at the age of 80 at Brooks Memorial Hospital.He was born May 29, 1935, in Buffalo, NY, to the late Frederick and Marion Edith "Edie" Shuler.He entered Brocton High School in 1950 when his fa-ther transferred as shift superintendent for Niagara Mohawk power plant in Dunkirk. His life-long high school friend Lloyd Corell preceded him in death on October 29, their last days intertwined on a similar path as they both succumbed after a month-long battle with cancer.

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  19. Deana M. KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Observer

    Deana M. King, 62, of Cedar Street, Forestville, formerly of Farnham, died Thursday, January 7, 2016 at Mercy Hospital, Buffalo, following a lengthy illness. She was born in Syracuse on February 1, 1953, the daughter of the late Kenneth John Paul and Vienna May Derucher.

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  20. Brian R. PerdueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Observer

    Brian R. Perdue, age 50, of Buffalo, NY, formerly of Ripley, died on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo. He was born on October 24, 1965 in Westfield, NY to Mary Randall Vance Perdue of North East and the late Leslie Perdue.

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