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A West Seneca woman will not go to jail for collecting her dead mother's pension payments for more than 30 years.

A Rochester man has been arraigned in connection with the fatal shooting at a West Seneca sports complex.

WNY Children's Psychiatric Center

The New York State Senate has unanimously passed a bill making the Western New York Children's Psychiatric Center a stand-alone facility.

A Rochester man was shot and killed in West Seneca Saturday night.

A West Seneca woman has admitted to illegally collecting monthly pension payments for more than 30 years after the death of her mother. 

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The SPCA Serving Erie County  is closed this week, as the organization moves from its 55-year-old home in the Town of Tonawanda to a $15 million new home on Harlem Road in West Seneca. The new facility will have better quarters for domestic animals and ailing wild animals.

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As the State Legislature approaches the April 1 budget deadline, the Cuomo Administration remains in favor of a plan that has strong bipartisan opposition from local lawmakers. On Wednesday, Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul offered assurance that young patients would be safe if moved to the Buffalo Psychiatric Center.


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Dozens of elementary students In West Seneca had to remain in their schools for hours after classes ended when Lake Effect storms dumped more than two feet of snow on the area Thursday.

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At the cost of $118 million, National Grid has begun construction on a new power station at its Gardenville site in the Town of West Seneca, where company officials estimate one third of the region's power is currently distributed.

Former youth baseball president jailed

Sep 13, 2016
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Prosecutors say the former president of a West Seneca youth baseball organization embezzled about $49,000 from the club and used some of it to gamble at a casino.  Kevin Chodkowski of West Seneca has been jailed on $25,000 bail after he pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of grand larceny and falsifying business records.

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West Seneca Police say a home invasion Monday night has left a town man beaten, bloodied and robbed.

An employee of a state-operated residence for people with developmental disabilities in West Seneca has been arrested and arraigned in West Seneca Town Court on charges she falsified the records for a resident in her care to cover up how the resident was injured.

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The Burchfield Nature and Art Center in West Seneca is celebrating "Americana" Sunday afternoon.

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South Korea was nearly flawless to beat Elma native Jake Kaminski and the U.S. men's team in the archery final Saturday at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. So convincing was the win that  Kaminski bowed to the Koreans after the match.

A new set of water main problems have occurred in Erie County.

Andrew A. Kornacki, Public Affairs, Chief U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is giving Cazenovia Creek’s ice control structure a much-needed lift. Two to three feet, actually.

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The SPCA Serving Erie County broke ground Monday for a new shelter and clinic in West Seneca. It has been more than 50 years since the SPCA first located to Ensminger Road in Tonawanda, but now construction has begun on a state-of-the art shelter at 300 Harlem Road. 

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Western New York lawmakers are calling on New York State to finalize its decision to keep the Western New York Children's Psychiatric Center permanently open in West Seneca.

Drug Enforcement Administration

Got drugs? Want to get rid of them - safely? West Seneca Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration are giving the public an opportunity to rid their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

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Nine power outages are being reported by National Grid as the Buffalo metro area experiences the beginning of its first major snowstorm of the season.

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Advocates are once again blasting Albany over its plan to close the Western New York Children's Psychiatric Center.

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Friends and family to deceased war veteran Corporal Robert J. Smith gathered in West Seneca Sunday morning to recognize him for his contributions during the Vietnam War.

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The former Houghton College site on Union Road in West Seneca is the new home to dozens of Western New York seniors. People Incorporated opened Walnut Senior Living, on Friday.

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School officials with the school districts in Hamburg and West Seneca have announced that schools in those communities will be closed on Monday and Tuesday of this week.

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The first of two funerals for two Western New York teens who died under tragic circumstances last weekend took place today, capping an emotional week here.    


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Questions remain over the placement of seven high-level sex offenders in a West Seneca neighborhood. 

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Nearly six months after a blizzard and flooding wreaked havoc in the Town of West Seneca, help is on the way from Albany.

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A conviction has been reached in a trial involving a man who killed his mother in her West Seneca home.

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Flooding along the Buffalo Creek in West Seneca could be a thing of the past if the federal government answers Sen. Charles Schumer's call for help.

West Seneca residents prepare for potential floods

Mar 14, 2014
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West Seneca homeowners are preparing for possible ice jam flooding on Buffalo Creek as temperatures warm up Friday. Residents in the Lexington Green neighborhood have already experienced multiple major thaws this season and are hoping the worst of it is behind them.

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