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A study examining the traffic flow in NT recommends changes to the layouts of Nash Road between Erie Avenue and the Wheatfield town line, and Payne Avenue between Walck Road and Meadow Drive.
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The recently announced Voodoo Threauxdown feat Trombone Shorty & Orleans Ave show at Artpark is among several recent summer concert announcements made locally — including a new low-cost concert series at Batavia Downs.
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Everyone loves a parade! Here's a look at tonight's Canal Fest parade as it made its way from the City of Tonwanda into North Tonawanda.
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A snowy winter's day is a good time to check out the ice bridge in the Niagara Gorge. Here's the view from the Prospect Point Observation Tower deck on Wednesday afternoon.
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Here's tonight's Canal Fest tug-of-war battle between the City of Tonawanda and North Tonawanda. Check out the video see this year's winner. http://ow.ly/yuAe30dHWNN
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Turn 27 Blue, a coalition of left-learning grassroots groups and the Democratic committee chairs of the eight counties, has endorsed Nate McMurray to take on U.S. Rep. Chris Collins, R-Clarence, for the 27th Congressional District seat in November.
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The Niagara-Wheatfield hockey team topped Orchard Park on Tuesday at HarborCenter to secure a spot against Williamsville North in the Section VI large school title game, which will be held Monday at KeyBank Center.
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Niagara County Legislature Chairman Keith McNall announced new rules Tuesday to bar members of the public and the media from the floor of the legislative chamber during meetings, citing concerns about safety, security and exposure of confidential documents
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Jerry Puleo, the owner of Tropical Heating and Cooling, wants a public apology and has sent a cease and desist letter to city council secretary Mark Diodate for “inaccurate and deceitful” aspects of the resume he submitted to the city.
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North Tonawanda native Dina Allen is currently living the dream, serving as a hockey referee in the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. She'll be officiating roughly four of the games during the women's tournament.
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Albertsons Companies, the owner of Safeway, Vons and other grocery brands is plunging deeper into the pharmacy business with a deal to buy Rite Aid, the nation's third-largest drugstore chain.
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The U.S. government has acquired the two final land parcels needed for the Western New York National Veterans Cemetery. Located in Pembroke, it will serve the Buffalo and Rochester areas. The current closest veterans' cemetery is in Bath, New York.
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Last year, Niagara County Jail was chosen for a pilot program for inmates with opiate addictions, bringing in three counselors through Best Self Behavioral Health.
“It’s really been a tremendous opportunity," said Deputy Chief Daniel Engert.”
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During Saturday's King of the Cage’s Prevail at the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel, three locals went toe-to-toe with their opponents, including Kristin Janese (at right), a Niagara-Wheatfield coach and Edward Town Middle physical education teacher.
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Anthony Vilardo, the city's director of business development,says the Falls provided $1.4 million to assist nine projects in 2017. Vilardo said it resulted in $34 million of private sector investment in the Cataract City.
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Tucked in the pages of a grimy, leather-bound almanac in the archives at New York's Union College was a tiny envelope with the hand-scrawled words "Washington's hair." "I thought, that doesn't mean George Washington, does it?"
It apparently does.
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When your students are entering the state essay contest “If I Were Mayor, I Would …” you better get some mayors in to talk about the job. That's just what Lew-Port did, inviting Mayors Terry Collesano and Raleigh Reynolds to discuss their time in office.
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City officials say they're "very close" to completing work on the city charter. Current revisions include making all pronouns in the document "gender neutral." Each mention of "he" in the document's 154 pages will be updated to read "he's and she's.
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A City of Tonawanda man with a pending DWI case from January was arrested again Sunday morning on new DWI charges. City of Tonawanda police officers say they found an open bottle of vodka in the center console of his vehicle.
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