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In 2000, a West Seneca woman visiting Gloucester, Mass., wrote a message and slipped into a bottle that she tossed into the ocean. In 2018, an 11-year-old boy in Nova Scotia found the message and, eventually, the woman herself.

In 2000, a West Seneca woman visiting Gloucester, Mass., wrote a message and slipped into a bottle that she tossed into the ocean. In 2018, an 11-year-old boy in Nova Scotia found the message and, eventually, the woman herself.

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Those who raised, coached and taught the Bills' new quarterback are unanimous: Josh Allen was born hard-wired to compete.

Those who raised, coached and taught the Bills' new quarterback are unanimous: Josh Allen was born hard-wired to compete.

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Legal Aid attorney Peter Ruszczyk overcame humble roots as an orphan Sun, May 20, 2018

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Two men, 23 and 34, identified as Buffalo's latest homicide victims Mon, May 21, 2018

Buffalo police on Monday identified the two men recently killed in the city. Chaz A. Carter, 23, of Buffalo, died in the early morning hours of May 10, just hours after he was shot on Goodyear Avenue, police said. Carter was shot at about 7:10 p.m…

Sean Kirst: After 18 years, a message in a bottle washes ashore Mon, May 21, 2018

In 2000, a West Seneca woman visiting Gloucester, Mass., wrote a message and slipped into a bottle that she tossed into the ocean. In 2018, an 11-year-old boy in Nova Scotia found the message and, eventually, the woman herself.

A few political developments in our town and around the state: • Joel Giambra will head down to Manhattan this week for the Republican State Conventio… 

Assembly bill "is one more example of Democrats stretching the definition of 'sensible' gun control until it has no meaning at all, short of simply ge… 

Sabres' Eichel on adding Dahlin: 'It would be great for our team, our city' Mon, May 21, 2018

Jack Eichel knows Rasmus Dahlin should be a huge boost to the Buffalo Sabres. The franchise center is going to wait for it to become official before getting really excited. When it comes to the NHL Draft, Eichel prefers a cautious approach. Everyo…

Area colleges (May 21) Mon, May 21, 2018
Special Playoff Commemorative Section coming Friday 1/5!
Student housing complex in Amherst sells for $49 million to Massachusetts buyer Mon, May 21, 2018

A 192-unit student housing complex in Amherst has sold for $48.75 million, according to public records. The development named Twenty91 North sits on 28 acres at 100-900 Herron Drive near Sweet Home Road. A limited liability company formed by two p…

The bed swing on the sun porch that The News photographed for our recent Home of the Month in the Parkside neighborhood was a real attention-getter. A…