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The Buffalo Italian Heritage Festival has been going since Thursday, but not from it’s normal location. The festival has moved from Hertel Avenue in North Buffalo to Buffalo’s Outer Harbor near downtown.

Buffalo Broadcasters Association

The Buffalo Broadcasting Hall of Fame announced its six new inductees Tuesday. The new inductees are: Voice of the Nashville Predators Pete Weber, WKBW-TV meteorologist Mike Randall, 97 Rock DJ Carl Russo, Townsquare Media Associate Commercial Producer Jim Pastrick, Radio Station Owner Dick Greene, and the late Buffalo radio newsman Ray Marks.

Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority

Forget about lighting candles to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday as a nation. The Peace Bridge will flick the proverbial switch on more than 600 LED lights to mark the milestone.

nhl.com/sabres

The Buffalo Sabres completed a big trade a day before free agency opens acquiring former team captain Jason Pominville from the Minnesota Wild.

The typical nine-to-five shift is no longer the norm for millions of workers as the gig economy continues to dramatically expand.

U.S. Department of Justice

Federal law prevents children’s organizations from gaining access to FBI sex offender background checks on new employees and volunteers. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-New York) said he will push for legislation that will make the FBI sex offender database available to youth groups.

AAA

Perhaps it’s time to take a vacation. Not only because today is the official start of summer, but because most American workers likely still have unused vacation days.

nbc.com

You might not expect a group of math majors to also be fierce physical competitors. But a team of four University at Buffalo students are among the qualifiers for NBC’s Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge, which begins Monday night.

Dominic LoVallo

As a global campaign focuses attention on elder abuse, a local initiative is gearing up to spread joy to thousands of senior citizens across Western New York.

AAA of Western and Central New York

The warm-weather months have arrived and many nervous parents are hoping their teenagers will avoid the temptations of distracted driving in what AAA calls the 100 Deadliest Days of the year.

Teenagers in the United States are in the middle on a global scale when comparing countries on financial literacy.

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Grillmeisters who have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of another outdoor cooking season should remember one thing: barbecues and picnics can be hazardous to our health.