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After a bruising legal fight with a developer, the Town of Amherst is trying to preserve 60 acres as parkland.

After a bruising legal fight with a developer, the Town of Amherst is trying to preserve 60 acres as parkland.

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Letter: Americans should know whether Russia interfered Fri, Jul 21, 2017

Americans should know whether Russia interferedMany Trump supporters shrug their shoulders when confronted with evidence that the Trump campaign colluded with Russians to undermine Hillary Clinton in the last election. They say: “So what? The infor…

Robert McCarthy: Cuomo feeling the ire of NYC transit riders

Some notes, news and observations on politics around here: • Polling numbers for Gov. Andrew Cuomo dropped to their lowest point of the last year and a…

Rod Watson: Why stop with removing Paladino? Why not entire board?

Columnist says not enough attention has been put on a separate petition asking the State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia to remove the entire School …

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Rochester man identified as suspect in Batavia robbery Fri, Jul 21, 2017

Steve Vega, 25, of Rochester, was identified as a suspect in the robbery of a Bank of America in Batavia, according to Batavia police. During the robbery, the thief did not display or threaten to draw a gun. No one was injured. The robber fled the…

$30 million Elmwood condo project moves forward with OKs on 8 variances Fri, Jul 21, 2017

Plans for a $30 million condominium project at Elmwood and Forest avenues got a major boost this week when the developer won approval for eight zoning variances. But that doesn't mean the still-boiling controversy is over. Next up is the city Plan…

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Jeff Simon: Jeffrey Toobin, O.J. and 'telling it like it is' Fri, Jul 21, 2017

Jeffrey Toobin wasn't having any of it. The legal experts, Toobin included, had been telling us for weeks that the parole of O.J. Simpson following his incarceration for a robbery was a "slam dunk" but even so, the only things missing when the ann…