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December 6, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Rowing Association to introduce team for high school boys

The Buffalo Scholastic Rowing Association  is inviting high school  boys to join the newly established Team BSRA Boys.   Rowing experience is not required, and there are no cuts; everyone practices and everyone competes.  More...

Fire districts to hold elections

Eggertsville Fire District voters will go to the polls from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Eggertsville Fire Station, 1880 Eggert Road, to elect one fire commissioner for a five-year term beginning Jan. More...

Lawmakers seek veto override to prevent facility’s closing

Children’s Psychiatric Center

A bill to keep the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center as a standalone facility, stopping its merger with the Buffalo Psychiatric Center, was vetoed last week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Theft of Valor Law signed by legislators, Poloncarz

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath said on Friday that his Erie County Theft of Valor Law has officially become legislation.  Approved by the County Legislature and signed by the county executive, the Theft of Valor Law makes it a crime to imper More...

Churches to host carols, musical performances

Two area churches are inviting the community to attend holiday events this weekend that include carols, concert performances and food trucks.  Crossroads Lutheran Church, 4640 Main St. More...

Nursery owner retires after 60 years in business

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

After more than 60 years as owner and operator of Queen City Nursery and Garden Center on Harlem Road, 92-year-old Dave Davis has retired.  “I had great fun, learned a great deal and met interesting, noteworthy people,” he said.  More...

Ski club to hold open house

The Buffalo Nordic Ski Club, which offers free lessons to all club members, will offer an open house from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. More...

IN REMEMBRANCE

— Phil English, left, Charles Hooper, Dave Harrington, and Carl Janish salute the flag during the annual Pearl Harbor service held Sunday at AMVETS Post 49 on Sheridan Drive. More...

Man sentenced for sex trafficking

Derek Harris, 23, of Buffalo, was sentenced on Nov. 29 by State Supreme Court Justice Christopher J. Burns to 11 years in prison plus five years post-release supervision for sex trafficking.  More...