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A possible tornado ripped through Southern Erie County today, ripping off roofs, snapping trees and blowing out windows of cars. More than 20,000 people have lost power, according to National Grid and NYSEG. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz…

A possible tornado ripped through Southern Erie County today, ripping off roofs, snapping trees and blowing out windows of cars. More than 20,000 people have lost power, according to National Grid and NYSEG. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz…

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Ford Friendship Express accepting applications for vans Thu, Jul 20, 2017

The Ford Friendship Express program is now taking applications from nonprofits and community groups for its 2017 edition. The program awards one or more free Ford vans a year. To be eligible, an organization must reside in Erie, Niagara, Orleans, …

Mary E. Cotter, 97, artist, teacher and matriarch of large North Buffalo family Wed, Jul 19, 2017

Aug. 22, 1919 – July 15, 2017 Seeking relief from the stress of raising 10 children, Mary E. Cotter in the late 1960s trained her eye and paintbrush on the landscapes and waterscapes of Western New York. She stole an afternoon once a week and…

Marcia M. Magavern, homemaker Wed, Jul 12, 2017
Douglas Turner: Trump is destroying trust in institutions

WASHINGTON – Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo was on point when he rebuked President Trump’s fishing expedition for seeking detailed information on 50 states’ vo…

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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A father with Alzheimer's pleads 'not responsible' for shooting son in Elma home Thu, Jul 20, 2017

A 78-year-old Elma man had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease long before he shot his son in the kitchen of his Clinton Street home on Oct. 26. On Thursday, State Supreme Court Justice Russell P. Buscaglia accepted Thomas L. Manuszewski’s…

Ford Friendship Express accepting applications for vans Thu, Jul 20, 2017

The Ford Friendship Express program is now taking applications from nonprofits and community groups for its 2017 edition. The program awards one or more free Ford vans a year. To be eligible, an organization must reside in Erie, Niagara, Orleans, …

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Linkin Park singer Bennington's death an apparent suicide Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Billboard is reporting that Chester Bennington, vocalist with Linkin Park, has been found dead at a residence in Los Angeles. The cause of death is said to be suicide by hanging. Bennington was 41, and a father of six children by two wives. He rep…