Harvey Austin School

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The scene on the football field behind Harvey Austin School as Thursday evening darkened was familiar from the long years of street violence in Buffalo.


Jean Marie Dickey

After a month of collecting 3,395 cans and bottles, students at Harvey Austin School in Buffalo are giving back to the community. On Monday, the students presented a 21-year-old woman named Jessie who suffers from reflex sympathetic dystrophy, an incurable neurological pain disorder, with a check to help with medical expenses – including training for a new guide dog.

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A small group of parents and supporters turned out last night, trying to mobilize against the school board closing School 115, what was once Pinnacle Charter School.

Chris Caya/WBFO News

The man arrested for carrying a loaded gun in Harvey Austin School Thursday had "no ill intent," according Buffalo Schools Police Chief Kevin Brinkworth.