Fourth of July

Buffalo Bisons

Starting Fourth of July celebrations on the third of the month has become a Western New York tradition, started by the Buffalo Bisons more than two decades ago. For this year's celebration, the Herd is offering new twists on a classic tradition.

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One of two long-awaited police substations in the City of Buffalo got its first major test this holiday weekend, and visitors to the city’s waterfront saw the benefit.


Heat advisory in effect for parts of WNY

Jul 1, 2014
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Hot and humid temperatures will blanket all of western New York over the next few days. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for Genesee and Orleans counties until 9 p.m. Tuesday as the heat index is expected to hit 100.

July 4th fireworks displays

Jul 4, 2012
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  • Amherst:  Baird Point, UB North Campus at dusk.
  • Andover:  Andover Central School at dusk.
  • Buffalo:  Erie Canal Harbor Central Wharf 10:15 p.m.