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Twelve white firefighters received a $1.2 million settlement to a lawsuit where they claimed they were passed over for promotion because of their race.

Twelve white firefighters received a $1.2 million settlement to a lawsuit where they claimed they were passed over for promotion because of their race.

Jamie Leszczynski, who lost her brother to suicide in 2002, is now an advocate for suicide prevention and awareness.

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Anthony J. Saladino, 89, retired electrical contractor Mon, Jun 18, 2018

July 2, 1928 – June 17, 2018 Anthony J. Saladino, of Cheektowaga, a retired electrical contractor, died Sunday in Hospice Buffalo, Cheektowaga, after a short illness. He was 89. Born in Buffalo, the son of a Sicilian immigrant, he was a 1945 gr…

Ailing Niagara County probation officer admits stealing drugs from two he supervised Tue, Jun 19, 2018

A former Niagara County probation officer, who was accused of stealing drugs from four convicted criminals he was supervising, pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors Tuesday and was promised he would not go to jail. Matthew V. Fender, 44, has been dia…

Welch wins mayoral race in Lewiston; Marasco, Eydt elected trustees Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Voters headed to the polls in the Village of Lewiston on Tuesday night to elect a mayor and two trustees. Anne C. Welch, running on the Democratic and Village Party lines, was elected mayor with 359 votes. Welch beat Bruce R. Sutherland, running o…

These days Democrats seem to behave themselves under Chairman Jeremy Zellner, and party stalwarts are OK with that.

What difference will it really make if Buffalo moves its school board elections from May to November, as a broad community coalition proposes? Researc… 

Offers pouring in for Park big man Orogun Tue, Jun 19, 2018

The offers are pouring in for Park School sophomore big man John Orogun. The 6-foot-10 lad who is originally from Lagos, Nigeria, received three offers Tuesday. They came from Oklahoma, UMass and Robert Morris – per the verbalcommits.com website. …

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Suburban dental practice offers free care to poor on Friday Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Westermeier Martin Dental Care will this week host a day of free dental care for low-income community members. On Friday, individuals with need can get free examinations, X-rays, teeth cleanings, fillings and extractions from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at W…

To give you some perspective on ice mass: If all of Antarctica’s ice were to melt, it would raise global sea levels by 58 meters, or 190 feet.