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  1. Meet the Candidates: Mark SchroederRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    ... in 1982. Schroeder served as a member of the New York State Assembly serving the City of Buffalo and portions of Lackawanna, West Seneca and Orchard Park. In 2001, Schroeder ran for an open seat in the Erie County Legislature. As a County ...

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  2. Robert SowersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Weirton Daily Times

    He was born Oct. 27, 1941, in Lackawanna, NY. He was the son of the late Robert Foster Sowers and Jean Stopa Sowers.

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  3. West Seneca police calling seniors to ask, - R U Ok?aRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    ... on them. People don't check anymore, nothing is the same as it used to be." Patricia Surdan is a senior from Lackawanna, who also supports the RUOK program, "Some people don't have anyone to call them. It is important that you do? Yes, because they ...

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  4. Southtown staple Mulberry expanding northRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    ... a new location in the northtowns, at the former location of Squire on Main. Mulberry Italian Restaurant has made Lackawanna's Bethlehem Park neighborhood smell of basil, marinara and garlic for the better part of the past 13 years. "When we first ...

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  5. Public Support for WNYCPC GrowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    ... Kearns said. "Those are Buffalo residents. In West Seneca, we've received over 1,495. In Orchard Park, 775. In Lackawanna, 272. We've also received resolutions from all over." Advocates for keeping the facility open argue that the setting for the ...

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  6. Commentary: Christmas at BethlehemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | NBC2 News

    ... Museum of Western New York. Here is a reflection of Christmas at Bethlehem - not in the Middle East - but at the Lackawanna, New York Bethlehem Steel Plant, in the 1950's. I remember Christmas in the steel plant in those years as if it were ...

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  7. Interest Continues In Restored - STrolley CarRead the original story

    Monday Jul 31 | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    ... see the restored Jamestown Street Railway Trolley car even though it was no longer located at the former Erie-Lackawanna Train Station. "The Hendricksons were all in the area and asked if they could see No. 93. We were happy to oblige, and we were ...

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  8. Man apparently climbs barrier to get selfie with polar bear at Buffalo ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 30 | The Post-Standard

    An apparent quest for a selfie with a 1,000-pound polar bear at the Buffalo Zoo ended with the arrest of a Lackawanna man Friday. Buffalo police charged Marwan M. Taher, 35, of Elkhart Street with criminal trespass after he allegedly climbed over a barrier into a restricted area of the polar bear exhibit and approached a bear that was behind a wire-mesh fence.

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  9. Erie County IDA acquires part of former Beth Steel siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    ... former Beth Steel property has been a long time coming. Pawenski, like many of the deal's major players, is from Lackawanna. He says maybe that's what finally forced some progress. "We all have a real self interest in seeing this city get itself ...

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  10. Poloncarz: Bethlehem Steel agreement heralds new age for historic Lackawanna siteRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    A view of part of the nearly 150 acres of land acquired by the Erie County Industrial Development Agency at the former Bethlehem Steel site in Lackawanna.

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  11. Erie County Buys Most of Bethlehem Steel SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Lackawanna, NY Erie County buys 148 acres of the former Bethlehem Steel site for $5.5 million. The $5.5 million agreement, which closed this morning, transfers ownership of the parcel from Tecumseh to the Erie County Industrial Development Agency and will include the relocation of on-site rail tracks, construction of a public road at Dona St. to open the land for redevelopment, installation of electric and water utilities, and much more.

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  12. Three-year-old found walking in the street in LackawannaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    A three-year-old child, barefoot and only wearing a diaper, was found walking in the street in Lackawanna Monday. Lackawanna Police responded to a Franklin Street residence to find a citizen with the child, who told police that she had found the child walking alone in the street.

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  13. NY State Rejects City's Request For Funds For Big Fire CostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    A western New York city won't be getting state aid to cover the costs linked to a massive fire at a former steel plant last fall. The blaze started Nov. 9 in a large building on the Bethlehem Steel site in Lackawanna.

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  14. Possible tornado leaves extensive damage in HamburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | WNED

    A tornado warning was issued early Thursday afternoon for parts of Erie County which included Hamburg, Lackawanna and East Aurora. A severe rolled over the town of Hamburg leaving extensive damage at the Erie County Fairgrounds and the Hamburg Casino.

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  15. Group says Lackawanna needs an ADA coordinatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    A group that fights for people with disabilities says several cities and towns in western New York do not do enough to help those people out. Disability Rights New York found the city of Lackawanna does not have an employee who ensures the city complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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  16. a oeVeggie Vansa bringing fresh, affordable produce to Niagara Falls, LackawannaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    The Cornell Cooperative Extension's "Veggie Van" is bringing fresh fruits and vegetables to both places from June through September of this year. According to Cornell Cooperative Extension's website, both Lackawanna and Niagara Falls are considered "food deserts"- areas where residents have limited access to fresh, healthy and affordable foods.

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  17. Summer time is prime for children across Erie CountyRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    ... While many of the recipient programs are located in the City of Buffalo, there are others in the City of Lackawanna, the towns of Amherst, Tonawanda, Hamburg, Orchard Park, Eden, Holland, Aurora and elsewhere. Agencies receiving "Operation Prime ...

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  18. Proof Cuomo's SAFE Act Did Nothing to Stop Bronx Hospital ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2017 | Townhall

    ... after misdemeanors were upgraded to more serious crimes. Justin Reickart, who operates H&H Firearms in Lackawanna, New York, explained that Cuomo's regulations do nothing to actually alter the gun's functionality. It's all cosmetic, rendering it a ...

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  19. Report: More than half of local jobs not accessible by public transitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2017 | WNED

    ... degree, you have access to those jobs. But the problem is getting there from Ridge Road in the First Ward of Lackawanna to where Baker Victory Services is, on South Park. It's virtually impossible on weekends or after six." The report says ...

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  20. Then & Now: Slocum HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | The Times-Tribune

    ... and the city expanded into a boomtown. The Slocum house, built in 1805, was slowly enveloped by the expanding Lackawanna Iron & Coal Company growing city. Now circa 2017: This busy industrial section of South Side redeveloped several times since the ...

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