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State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia ended months of speculation when she concluded that Paladino broke education law when he publicly disclosed private information from an executive session.

State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia ended months of speculation when she concluded that Paladino broke education law when he publicly disclosed private information from an executive session.

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Fake tax preparer sentenced to eight months in ail Thu, Aug 17, 2017

A Cheektowaga woman will spend time in jail for helping others file false state income tax forms, along with reimbursing New York for revenue lost. Shonnel Harris, 48, was sentenced in Erie County Court to eight months in jail after pleading guilt…

Tom Phillips, 77, longtime courthouse security officer Thu, Aug 17, 2017

May 25, 1940-August 15, 2017 For 27 years, Tom Phillips watched as history unfolded before his eyes. He was there for Attica, Love Canal and, years later, the Lackawanna Six. As a federal court security officer in Buffalo, the former state …

Rod Watson: Average citizens in the best position to judge our courts

Citizen monitoring of courts to see how effectively justice is being dispensed is in place in other parts of New York – but not here.

Douglas Turner: North Korea's goals remain unchanged

WASHINGTON – North Korea is not Switzerland, or Belgium. Over the course of several generations, North Korea has become a hereditary, disciplined aggress…

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Fake tax preparer sentenced to eight months in ail Thu, Aug 17, 2017

A Cheektowaga woman will spend time in jail for helping others file false state income tax forms, along with reimbursing New York for revenue lost. Shonnel Harris, 48, was sentenced in Erie County Court to eight months in jail after pleading guilt…

Higgins seeks details about infection risk notice to VA patients Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Rep. Brian Higgins says he is posing questions to Veterans Affairs officials about an alert to more than 500 patients at the Buffalo VA Medical Center who underwent procedures with medical scopes. "Anything that compromises the health and safety o…

Don Paul: Bringing some light to the coming shadow of the moon

What effect will the Aug. 21 solar eclipse have on the weather – or people? Don Paul offers some reasonable hypotheses.

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The 10: Arkells, Spikes for Tykes, 'Little Mermaid' Thu, Aug 17, 2017

1) Arkells, Edgefest: Part 3, 5 p.m. Aug. 19 in Artpark (450 S. 4th St., Lewiston). Tickets are $40 and can be purchased here. Commentary: After Volbeat and 311, the closing act of three-pronged Edgefest is Canadian rockers Arkells, who sold out b…

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