North Buffalo

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Travelers through the intersection of Parkside and Hertel avenues can watch the construction of a major new building on that North Buffalo corner. It is a mix of residential, office and commercial space. However, the developer has to first dig 10 former gasoline tanks out of the ground.

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A chaotic scene emerged in North Buffalo Thursday night after a house exploded into flames on Covington Road.

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Construction on 105 apartments in the former Pierce Arrow office complex along Elmwood Avenue in North Buffalo could start within a month, with final approval Monday from the city Planning Board.

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One relatively short street in North Buffalo knotted up the Common Council Legislation Committee Tuesday for more than two hours.

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Reaching back half a century to Martin Luther King Jr., economic activists have revived King's Poor People's Campaign with the Truth Commission on Poverty.

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Hidden away on a short street in North Buffalo is a school, housing a successful adult education program. The school system says the building is old and tired and might be dangerous, so the program has to move - and that has precipitated a fight.

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Buffalo Public Schools administrators are telling the School Board they want to turn School 66 in North Buffalo into a community school, starting in the fall of 2018.

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A storied North Buffalo Catholic church wants to install a sign near a major intersection so people can find the church - and not the adjoining fast food restaurant commonly used as a guide.

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is clearing the way for another old and dirty building being turned into modern commercial space in a North Buffalo area so filled with projects of one developer it could be called Termini Town.

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The chocolate just seems to stand out better against the revived and redecorated Parkside Candy store in North Buffalo. Public officials turned out Tuesday for the ribbon-cutting on a $250,000 rehabilitation of the sweets mecca.

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Shoshone Park in North Buffalo is getting some major dollar attention from City Hall and attention from the surrounding neighborhoods tied together by its grass, trees and pool.


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Demolition for the new Dash's Market on Hertel Avenue in Buffalo may start Friday, after the city Preservation Board let it move forward.


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The historic Martin House project in North Buffalo is getting into the last phases of reconstruction of the Frank Lloyd Wright design. The new phase is rehabilitation of the Barton House on Summit Avenue.

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A North Buffalo landmark is getting a new life, as the North Park Library is to be the new home of the Italian Cultural Center of Buffalo.

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A big food fight on Hertel Avenue is looming, with the Lexington Co-op's new store a month away from opening and Dash's Market a football field away and in the late stages of getting permission for a new store complex.

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A section of North Buffalo will be very different if a massive new apartment complex is built. The property at the corner of Main  Street and Hertel Avenue is working through the city's regulatory process.

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A crowd interested in a new Hertel Avenue supermarket proposal filled North Park Lutheran Church to hear what is planned. Dash's Market will be tearing down its old building in North Buffalo to erect a brand new store.

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A popular North Buffalo restaurant is marking a milestone. It was 40 years ago that Kostas Family Restaurant opened on Hertel Avenue. On Wednesday, the City of Buffalo proclaimed "Kostas Day."


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On Tuesday, organizers of the Galbani Italian Heritage Festival confirmed they are moving the annual summer event to Buffalo's Outer Harbor this summer. Business owners on Hertel Avenue near Colvin Avenue reflected on no longer being the neighborhood where the festival was home for nearly three decades.


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There's another proposal for new housing at Delaware and Bedford, after an earlier plan floundered under fire from neighbors.

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The State Department of Transportation wants to start awarding construction contracts late this year to turn the Scajaquada Expressway into Scajaquada Boulevard. However, a packed house Wednesday night suggested the plan still is not right, after 15 years of studies and a toddler's death.


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Another sure sign of the weather gradually turning from spring to summer is the 18th Parkside Tour of Homes in North Buffalo. It's a chance for the neighborhood to show off its varied housing on the edge of Delaware Park, with much of that housing surrounding the landmark Darwin Martin House on Jewett Parkway.

City planners approve new Checkers in North Buffalo

May 6, 2015
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A popular drive-thru hamburger joint will be setting up shop in North Buffalo later this year. 

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 The history of a people who have influenced our nation for over 100 years is brought to life in the new PBS documentary, The Italian Americans.

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Buffalo firefighters were called to a smoky blaze in North Buffalo Saturday night.

Man gets maximum sentence for North Buffalo murder

Jan 3, 2014

A young man convicted of the brutal slaying of another teen in North Buffalo in 2012 was sentenced Friday to the maximum 25 years to life in prison.

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Buffalo fire officials are investigating a blaze that significantly damaged a North Buffalo home early this morning.

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The teenagers who viciously attacked a good Samaritan in North Buffalo last May have plead guilty to serious charges. Most of defendants are facing lengthy prison sentences.

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Local authorities are investigating an illegal cache of fireworks that were discovered while battling a North Buffalo fire.

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The demolition of a North Buffalo landmark got underway on Friday.

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