Horowitz Law

Fr. Norbert Orsolits, the priest who may have sparked the clergy sexual abuse scandal in the Buffalo Catholic Diocese, has died.

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Under an executive order from Gov. Andrew Cuomo, every government in New York with a police agency must study how that agency works and whether it has any racial bias or disproportionate policing of people of color. The task force to study the Erie County Sheriff's Department kicked off Wednesday night on a tight schedule.

National Teachers Hall of Fame

Local teachers are getting high marks from the National Teachers Hall of Fame. The Emporia, KS-based non-profit has announced its five inductees for the Class of 2020 and two of them are from Western New York.

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The 16-year-old girl police said died after falling from a ledge in Zoar Valley has been identified as Brooke Walker.

Village of Springville

Across much of Erie County, town and village officials are deciding if they want a small piece of the federal dollars flowing through the Erie County Urban County Consortium. A meeting in Springville Tuesday evening was the first of three to talk about the 2020 grant program.

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A long-term agreement has been reached between the Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad and the Erie Cattaraugus Rail Trail, giving the green light to the conversion of a 27-mile former rail line into a multi-use recreational trail.

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A armed robbery suspect is out of surgery and is expected to survive Monday morning, after Erie County Sheriff's deputies shot him coming out of a convenient store in Springville.

James W. Cannan Funeral Home

Funeral arrangements have been announced for Dan Fitzgibbons, the Erie County deputy commisssioner of buildings and grounds whose body was found Monday morning in Cattaraugus Creek near Springville.

Community Gathering in honor of Alyssa Facebook page / WBFO News

The Springville High School football field will be hosting a vigil today in memory of Alyssa Hearn.

Another member of the Kingsmen Motorcycle Club is facing prison time for participating in a ring of drugs and violence officials say operated throughout Western New York.

Springville chicken case sent to the District Attorney

Nov 6, 2015

A legal battle over chickens has taken a new course of action in Springville. 

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Negotiations between the union representing caregivers at Fiddler's Green Manor Nursing Home and the owners of the Springville facility will resume on September 10th.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Fish in Cattaraugus Creek could be swimming in new waters for the first time in almost a century.

Photo courtesy of Mercy Flight website

Mercy Flight is taking more precautions regarding the region's weather by establishing a new hangar in Springville.

Changes on the farm

Jun 10, 2015
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It's the season for dairy and agriculture festivals in Western New York. Springville staged its annual tribute to farming last weekend. Down in Allegany County, Cuba will kick off its five-day Dairy Week on Tuesday, June 16.

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The Erie County Sheriff has reported the arrest of five people in the Village of Springville, on an assortment of narcotics and child endangerment charges.

Voters across the region are deciding on school budgets and school board races Tuesday, but some districts are also calling on voters to decide on some propositions. In this Focus on Education report, WBFO's Eileen Buckley tells us about two propositions on today's ballot in the Springville-Griffth Central School District.