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Debbie Lamby Jenkins was 11 years old in 1969 when her brother, Chuck, was killed in Vietnam. She's hoping an auction of Chuck's paintings will help Wounded Warriors Project.

Debbie Lamby Jenkins was 11 years old in 1969 when her brother, Chuck, was killed in Vietnam. She's hoping an auction of Chuck's paintings will help Wounded Warriors Project.

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Demeaning drawings roil contract talks at DuPont's Tonawanda plant Sat, Aug 19, 2017

Contentious talks over a new contract for hourly workers at DuPont's Yerkes plant in the Town of Tonawanda were already catching the attention of local politicians when the negotiations took a bizarre turn last month. The company and the union re…

Joseph G. Critelli, 73, retired North Tonawanda science teacher Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Oct. 1, 1943 – Aug. 14, 2017 Joseph G. “Jerry” Critelli, a retired North Tonawanda teacher, died Monday in the Niagara Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Niagara Falls, after a brief illness. He was 73. Born Joseph Gerald Critelli in Niag…

Sean Kirst: After Paladino, a different crisis burns for Buffalo schools

The theatrics involving Paladino have served as an ugly, blinding flare along the road, distracting us from the greatest challenge in this city: the press…

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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Buffalo man pleads guilty to robberies of gas stations Fri, Aug 18, 2017

A Buffalo man arrested last month for gunpoint robberies of three gas stations in Erie County faces up to 15 years in prison when he is sentenced on Sept. 26, officials said. Michael Church, 39, pleaded guilty Friday before State Supreme Court Jus…

Demeaning drawings roil contract talks at DuPont's Tonawanda plant Sat, Aug 19, 2017

Contentious talks over a new contract for hourly workers at DuPont's Yerkes plant in the Town of Tonawanda were already catching the attention of local politicians when the negotiations took a bizarre turn last month. The company and the union re…

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.

Jeff Simon: Why I still despise 'Gone With the Wind'

I was 12 the first time I saw "Gone With the Wind." I despised it then and I still do. My biggest problem with it, even as a pre-teen, was its contemptible…

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Expat to Repat: Family was the impetus for McCloe family to move back Fri, Aug 18, 2017

Deepali McCloe (Oberoi), 42, didn't plan on ever leaving Buffalo. It never crossed her mind. Her family immigrated from India in 1976 and Western New York became their home in 1981. Deepali grew up in Williamsville, went to high school at Willi…