60th District State Senate Candidate Amber Small is hoping Tuesday night’s rally in Niagara Square will be among the first steps to passing legislation aimed at holding perpetrators of child sex abuse accountable for their crimes.

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With the recent spotlight shifting to the debate over accepting refugees from places like Syria, some Western New Yorkers gathered Thursday to send a message of peace.

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The New York State United Teachers union is hosting its annual Representative Assembly in Buffalo on Friday and Saturday.

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The road between Ferguson, Missouri and Buffalo is getting a little more crowded. A protest rally was held Sunday night in a Connecticut Street bookstore.

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A small group of protesters with Push Buffalo gathered outside U.S. Attorney William Hochul’s office in downtown Buffalo Monday. The rally was part of the National Day of Action to call for justice for slain Ferguson, Missouri teenager Michael Brown.

Teachers, parents rally at home of NYS Regent

Dec 9, 2013
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The Buffalo Teachers Federation Teachers led a picket outside Regent’s Chancellor Emeritus Robert Bennett’s home in Tonawanda Monday afternoon.

Pridgen proposes training for crime stoppers

Jul 22, 2013
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In the wake of the Trayvon Martin case, Buffalo Common Council Member Darius Pridgen wants to make sure neighborhood watch groups and block clubs know how to handle certain situations. The Ellicott District lawmaker is calling for a formal training program.