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After a $75 million cleanup, sediment dredged from the Buffalo River is healthy enough to be used to build a new habitat for fish, shorebirds, turtles and other aquatic wildlife on Buffalo's Unity Island.

After a $75 million cleanup, sediment dredged from the Buffalo River is healthy enough to be used to build a new habitat for fish, shorebirds, turtles and other aquatic wildlife on Buffalo's Unity Island.

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Herman D. Farrell Jr., longtime Harlem assemblyman, dies at 86 Sat, May 26, 2018

By SAM ROBERTS Herman D. Farrell Jr., a longtime New York state Democratic assemblyman from Manhattan and one of the last survivors of Harlem’s political old guard, died Saturday in a Manhattan hospital. He was 86. The cause was heart failure, …

West Falls man charged with DWI after rear-end collision Sun, May 27, 2018

A West Falls man was charged Saturday with driving while intoxicated after he allegedly rear-ended another vehicle on Transit Road in Orchard Park, police said. Todd J. Heinaman, 39, was traveling on Transit, between Route 20A and Milestrip Road, …

Man's body recovered from Erie Canal in Lockport Sun, May 27, 2018

A man in his 40s was pronounced dead Sunday night after being pulled from the Erie Canal in the City of Lockport, police said. Police were called about 7:47 p.m. to the locks near Upson Park for a report of a man who had entered the water and did …

HEMPSTEAD – Over the past few weeks, Democrats around the country have pondered, discussed and debated. How do we approach these midterm elections? Do… 

It is the hardest – and most important – job in the world. Yet there is no instruction manual and there are no minimum qualifications. Instead, parent… 

High school scores & schedules (May 28) Mon, May 28, 2018

High schoolsBaseballMONSIGNOR MARTIN CHAMPIONSHIPSAll games at 4:30 p.m. unless notedSemifinalsBest-of-three series; x - if necessary4-St. Mary’s/Lanc. vs. 1-St. Joe’sMay 29: 4-St. Mary’s/Lanc. at 1-St. Joe’sMay 30: 1-St. Joe’s at 4-St. Mary’s/Lanc.x…

Area golf (May 28) Sun, May 27, 2018

If you want to walk through the stores for old times' sake and reminisce about buying quilts with your nan at AM&As, go for it. But if you’re looking … 

Special Playoff Commemorative Section coming Friday 1/5!
Bank on Buffalo picks temporary location in Wheatfield Sat, May 26, 2018

Bank on Buffalo appears to have chosen a temporary home for a Niagara County branch, in the Town of Wheatfield, until a permanent branch in Niagara Falls is built. The division of Pennsylvania-based CNB Financial has applied to regulators to open …