Marian Hetherly

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NYGOP.org

New York State Republicans have endorsed Buffalo native Keith Wofford for the position of Attorney General.

Seneca Street Community Development Corporation

The Executive Director of the Seneca Street Community Development Corporation says Buffalo's Seneca-Babock neighborhood is an "isolated pocket of generational poverty with very few resources." With $10,000 in grant funding, the CDC is expanding into health care to help fix that.

A body found in the East Otto Forest Saturday has been positively identified as missing person Rudy Ray Rockett and authorities say his death is being treated as a homicide.

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is taking some heat for its security - or lack of it. However, the hospital says its security is "as good or better" than facilities of its same size and population.

James W. Cannan Funeral Home

Funeral arrangements have been announced for Dan Fitzgibbons, the Erie County deputy commisssioner of buildings and grounds whose body was found Monday morning in Cattaraugus Creek near Springville.

Sen. Chris Jacobs

Decorated WWII veteran and former prisoner of war Sydney Cole has been inducted into the New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame. Now 103, Cole served with honor and distinction for both Canadian and American forces.

Erie County's deputy commissioner of buildings and grounds has been found dead. The Erie County Sheriff's Department says they are treating it as a suicide.

Kideney Architects, P.C.

New York State Board of Regent Catherine Collins is in town Friday for the groundbreaking of the new Buffalo Schools of Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management, to be held at 10 a.m.

Nickle City Con

What do a shark, a UFO and a music teacher have in common?  Answer: Richard Dreyfuss. The Academy Award-winning actor from Jaws, Goodbye Girl, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, American Graffiti and Mr. Holland’s Opus will be among the celebrities appearing Friday-Sunday at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center for Nickel City Con.

Tom Rivers / OrleansHub.com

A local health care executive has pleaded guilty to stealing $318,000 from Buffalo Rheumatology and Medicine in Orchard Park.

File Photo / WBFO News

Buffalo Public Schools have settled with New York State for just under $1.2 million in previously unreported income taxes for district employees.

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

All 76 Buffalo school nurses have to find new assignments this summer. As employees of Kaleida Health, their assignments in Buffalo Public Schools is ending. The Buffalo School Board Wednesday night voted to replace them with cheaper, non-union nurses from two staffing agencies.


Morgan Communities

A prominent local developer is speaking out about a federal investigation into his Rochester-area business.

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Town of Hamburg Police report, despite the efforts of first responders on scene, a man pulled from the waters of Lake Erie Wednesday night has passed away at Mercy Hospital.

Buffalo Bills

Jersey #34 will forever be the number of Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame running back Thurman Thomas.

Dollar General

Disability Rights New York has filed a class action lawsuit against the Dollar General Corporation for failing to make their New York stores accessible to people with mobility disabilities.

Niagara County Police are investigating a fatal accident that happened in Cambria late Monday night.

John Abraham Jr./Lancaster Social Studies Teacher / Twitter

The Lancaster Central Schools are mourning the loss of one of their own. Eric Przykuta, 43, was killed over the weekend in what the school district is calling a "tragic fishing accident at the Small Boat Harbor.”

Town of Hamburg Police

Hamburg residents are being advised to bring their pic-i-nic baskets indoors.

Karen DeWitt / WBFO Albany Correspondent

"Well, Yogi Berra said, ' Its not over 'til it's over.'"

Carl Paladino has filed a complaint with the state court system regarding his removal from the Buffalo School Board last year. It targets a judge who heard his case and her husband.

A Lockport man is facing 5-40 years in prison for selling fentanyl-laced heroin, while a Buffalo is also facing up to 40 years in prison for beating a witness in a public housing drug-related case.

Congressman Brian Higgins

The pressure is growing on Siemens to keep its former Dresser-Rand plant in Wellsville open. Joining the fight Wednesday to protect 250 layoffs are House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Congressman Brian Higgins and other Democrats who say the company is violating its promise to create jobs while benefiting from GOP tax breaks.

There was plenty of criticism from Southern Tier residents Monday night during an informational meeting about a planned wind turbine project for the towns of Arcade, Centerville, Farmersville, Freedom and Rushford.

Governor's Office

The $17.7 million Packet Boat Landing Apartments in Lockport are now officially open.

World Video Game Hall of Fame

Some popular video games are being recognized for their impact on the multibillion-dollar industry.

Uncrowned Community Builders

The former long-time head of the Niagara Falls Housing Authority has been sentenced to two years probation and a $2,000 fine for stealing government funds.

Omar Fetouh / WBFO News

A 19-year-old man is in critical condition at Erie County Medical Center after being struck by the SUV of an off-duty Buffalo Police detective on her way to work.

Eileen Buckley / WBFO News

Buffalo Police Deputy Commissioner Kimberly Beaty is leaving the department after 31 years.

St. Luke's Mission of Mercy

St. Luke's Mission of Mercy is mourning the loss of its co-director and co-founder. Norm Paolini has died. He was 71.

Buffalo NAACP

A leading civil rights leader in Buffalo has died. Frank Mesiah, the longtime president of the Buffalo chapter of the NAACP, died Friday night at Buffalo General Medical Center. He was 89.

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