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The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is looking for assistance locating a motor vehicle that struck a Rapids Volunteer firefighter at the intersection of Tonawanda Creek and Minnick roads just before 10 p.m. Sunday.

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A hassle about firing employees of Spot Coffee trying to organize a union for the coffee shops is turning into a major stand for the local labor movement.

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The Town of Amherst is looking at tens of millions of dollars in spending to bring its sewage treatment plant and its network of sewer lines up to today's standard.

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Williamsville trustees voted Monday night to raise many of the charges for village park rentals, while admitting the parks aren't what they should be, but higher rates will pay for work.

Four employees at the Brompton Heights Senior Living facility in Williamsville have been charged with abandoning the care of an elderly resident.

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For several years, many Amherst residents have wanted to move the Williamsville and Lackawanna toll barriers. One of the reasons is they want a toll reduction. The other reason is a buildup of cars. With Governor Andrew Cuomo announcing the entire New York State Thruway will install cashless tolling by the end of 2020, Amherst Supervisor Brian Kulpa said half of their problems are being solved.

Trustee Deb Rogers is Williamsville's new mayor

Jun 19, 2019
Village of Williamsville

Williamsville has elected a new mayor. Deb Rogers, a current trustee, was approved by 117 of the 133 voters who turned out to Tuesday's election.

Adapting play for children of all abilities to enjoy

Jun 14, 2019
The ARC of Erie County

How does a child in a wheelchair enjoy a ride on a merry-go-round? Joyfully, if it's an adaptive merry-go-round.

The first blizzard of 2019 has taken three lives in total, including a well-known Williamsville man who was homeless.

An Amherst man, accused of threating and extorting money from a Williamsville doctor, has entered a plea deal with federal prosecutors. Gary Drago, 58, pleaded guilty Monday to witness tampering and failing to file an income tax return.

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The Erie County Health Department is investigating a possible case of measles at Williamsville South High School. Exposure may have occurred on Friday.

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The West Virginia University Board of Governors has settled a lawsuit over the 2014 death of a student from Williamsville.

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The State Attorney General's Office has settled with a Williamsville condo company that failed to disclose leaking and corroding pipes to potential home buyers.

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Erie County will soon have one-half mile less road in its 1,200-mile highway inventory and the Village of Williamsville will have an additional one-half mile of sharply improved highway.

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Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz took his study recommending some school district mergers to save on management costs to North Collins Monday night, suggesting merging Eden and North Collins.

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The religious community is coming together in response to the "Black Lives Matter" sign at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Amherst being vandalized last year.

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A jury has found a Cheektowaga man guilty in the sledgehammer attack on his ex-girlfriend and her friend, then attacking her father.

The race for the 27th Congressional District continues to draw attention by both major parties.

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Incoming Amherst Supervisor Brian Kulpa says his town has a great research university, two other colleges and no Wi-Fi in Town Hall. Just one of a lot of big and small issues to deal with in 2018.

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New Williamsville Mayor Daniel DeLano says there is work to do in the village - and he is ready to take it on. DeLano was officially sworn in Friday morning, replacing Brian Kulpa, who takes over as Amherst supervisor on Monday.

Police have released the name of the man who died after being struck by a car in a Tops Markets parking lot - and the woman accused of striking him.

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Williamsville is getting a new mayor in the new year. He says he plans to stay the course, but also has some new ideas.

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Authorities are warning Western New Yorkers about a Lancaster man who has been falsely selling cars.

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Unkempt houses are not uncommon locally, especially those known as zombie homes. Williamsville is tired of one in particular and will be in court to ask a judge to let the South Long Street house be knocked down.

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Williamsville moved closer to another major housing project Thursday night, when the Village Board tentatively agreed to a land swap that will make way for a new apartment and townhouse complex.

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Kirk Cameron made his way onto the national landscape with his role as the wise-cracking teenager Mike Seaver on the 1980s sitcom "Growing Pains." While he remains active as an actor and producer, Cameron's focus has changed dramatically over the last 25 years. WBFO's Jay Moran spoke with Cameron about his focus on marriage.

 

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The Village of Williamville is marking completion of a three-year project that converted a frequently-visited nook into a more environmentally friendly space.


A Williamsville man who recruited family members to act as drug couriers over two decades has received a stiff prison sentence.

Amherst Police Department

Authorities credit local media for their help identifying a suspect in the March 6 robbery of the KeyBank in Williamsville.

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As Williamsville drivers clamor for solutions to traffic congestion on Main Street, Congressman Brian Higgins said the State Thruway Authority needs to act.

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