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The five Sullivan brothers from Iowa died aboard the USS Juneau when it was struck by a torpedo. Less well-known is the story of shipmate "Jerry" Reilly Jr., the only known sailor from Buffalo to die in the tragedy.

The five Sullivan brothers from Iowa died aboard the USS Juneau when it was struck by a torpedo. Less well-known is the story of shipmate "Jerry" Reilly Jr., the only known sailor from Buffalo to die in the tragedy.

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Higgins, Reed to meet with Trump on taxes Sat, Sep 23, 2017

WASHINGTON – Two of Western New York's House members will head to the White House Tuesday to talk about tax reform with President Trump. Rep. Brian Higgins and Rep. Tom Reed are among several members of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Commi…

Sister Ann Therese Hedges, 87, teacher for 46 years, artist Fri, Sep 22, 2017

May 7, 1930 – Sept. 19, 2017 Sister Ann Therese Hedges, an educator for more than 40 years, as well as an artist, died Tuesday in the Sisters of St. Joseph Residence, Clarence, after a short illness. She was 87. Born in Medina, Emily Hedges e…

Given the focus on policing here and nationally, you’d think departments wanting to stay out of the cross hairs would fall all over themselves to re… 

Top-flight Democrats are not exactly lining up to take on GOP Congressman Chris Collins in 2018. That’s the deal when you’re the incumbent represe… 

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City parks employee charged with stabbing a dog Sat, Sep 23, 2017

A Buffalo seasonal parks employee was charged after he stabbed a dog that was being walked by its owner Saturday morning. Buffalo Police said a woman was walking her dog just after 8 a.m.  Saturday near Mineral Springs Road and Frank Avenue when …

Care for aging population topic of November panel in Buffalo Fri, Sep 22, 2017

Health care leaders from The Eden Alternative, Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the University at Buffalo will share insights on aging during a panel discussion Nov. 3. The event will take place at Templeton Landing in Buffalo. The event -- "I…

The Buffalo Niagara job market is tight. But it’s far from hot. New federal job data is painting a more detailed picture of the local labor market, … 

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Sean Kirst: How Buffalo artist copes with losing son to heroin Sat, Sep 23, 2017

Gabriel Sirianni, Ralph Sirianni's youngest child, died at 33 of a heroin overdose. His father - an artist, Vietnam vet and recovering addict - finds solace in painting.

Do Proposal Day the local way Fri, Sep 22, 2017