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After more than a three-year absence, Buffalo will once again get a downtown movie theater. AMC Theatres, the nation's largest movie theater chain, will open an eight-screen movie house in the former Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, 639 Main …

After more than a three-year absence, Buffalo will once again get a downtown movie theater. AMC Theatres, the nation's largest movie theater chain, will open an eight-screen movie house in the former Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, 639 Main …

Sean Kirst: When 10-year-olds saw Peace Bridge as path to 'Baby Hole' beach

There are those who remember a more innocent, less anxious time in Buffalo, when young boys and girls routinely headed across a famous bridge into another …

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Local jobless rate rises to 5.3 percent in July Tue, Aug 22, 2017

The unemployment rate in the Buffalo Niagara region keeps creeping higher. The local jobless rate rose to 5.3 percent in July, up from 5 percent a year ago, as fewer local workers held jobs and more said they couldn't find employment, the state La…

Jan Roalsvig, 89, retired UB physics professor Tue, Aug 22, 2017

March 23, 1928 – Aug. 16, 2017 Jan Per Roalsvig, of Clarence, retired associate professor of physics at the University at Buffalo, died last Wednesday in Buffalo General Medical Center after a short illness. He was 89. Born in Stavanger, Norw…

Douglas Turner: Trump green-lights the haters among us

Here it is 52 years after the enactment of the civil rights laws, with strong Republican support, and this Republican president is selling sentimentality a…

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.

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Niagara Falls man imprisoned for role in robbery, beating Tue, Aug 22, 2017

Brandon L. Swafford of Niagara Falls, who was sentenced last month to six years in prison for drug possession, was ordered Tuesday to serve an additional one to three years for violating probation in a 2014 robbery and assault case. Swafford, 32, …

Lens M. Martial hired by R. A. Mercer & Co., P.C. Tue, Aug 22, 2017

R. A. Mercer & Co., P.C. has announced the hiring of Lens M. Martial as a staff accountant. Martial will be involved in various areas of the firm including tax preparation and performing audits, reviews and compilations. He will work out of the f…

Jeff Roberts promoted at ADMAR Tue, Aug 22, 2017
David Robinson: To grow jobs, Buffalo needs to be cool

The pool of local workers is about tapped out. For Buffalo to grow faster, we need more people to move here, financial columnist says.

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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BPO is co-host of rare visit by national music conference Tue, Aug 22, 2017

It's a musical event almost as rare as the recent solar eclipse. As the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra pointed out, the last time the International Conference of Symphony and Opera Musicians met in Buffalo, Jimmy Griffin was the mayor, and the Buf…