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FC Buffalo is in the win column for the first time this season. After coming oh so close Saturday before falling in stoppage time, the Wolves (1-2) triumphed 4-1 over Syracuse FC on Sunday afternoon at All High Stadium. Akean Shackleford scored three goals (in the 28th, 32nd and 38th minutes) while Isaiah Wilson (St. Bonaventure) also found the back of the net during the…

Crime

A 23-year-old who allegedly drove his vehicle into two women who were standing outside on Crestwood Avenue early Sunday has been arrested on a number of charges, including one felony. Officers from the Northwest District responded to a call at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday about two women who were injured. Police say a vehicle was traveling north on Crestwood when it left t…

Local News

Two Buffalo police officers on motorcycles were hospitalized Sunday when they collided during the Buffalo Marathon, authorities said. A runner apparently ran in front of one police motorcycle about 9:40 a.m. in the 200 block of Linwood Avenue, said Buffalo police spokesman Michael DeGeorge. The officer on the motorcycle swerved to avoid the runner and struck another …

Crime

A man was fatally wounded Sunday afternoon when he was struck by gunfire on the East Side, Buffalo police reported. Police responded just after 1:30 p.m. to the shooting scene in the 100 block of Hirschbeck Street, said Buffalo Police spokesman Michael DeGeorge. No further information was released about the man's identity or what may have occurred before the shots we…

Gusto

Memorial Day parades Remember the service of our veterans by taking part in a community parade on Monday. Here are three: West Seneca's parade, starting at 10:30 a.m., goes from Southgate Plaza to Veterans Memorial Park. The Kenmore/Tonawanda parade runs 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Delaware Avenue in the Town of Tonawanda and in Kenmore on Lincoln Boulevard and Elmwood Avenue…

Real Estate Transactions

Following are real estate transactions over $5,000 as listed in records of the Erie County clerk’s office for the week ending April 20. ALDEN • 1805 Lafayette Drive, James K. Silk Jr. to Donna M. Miller, $127,000. AMHERST • 2730 North Forest Road, Menorah Campus to Benchmark Turtle Creek, $10,300,000. • 76 Brice Landing Court, Donna E. Briceland; Robert J. Bricela…

The Buffalo Bisons’ modest two-game winning streak is over as they came out on the short end of a pitcher’s duel–like contest in dropping a 2-0 decision to the Rochester Red Wings at Frontier Field. Rochester scored single runs in the fourth and fifth innings and that was enough to back the pitching of Dietrich Enns, who struck out five, scattered three hits. Point o…

Death Notices

HUMMELL - Barbara A. (nee Stoddart) Of West Seneca, NY, May 20, 2018, beloved wife of Robert J. Hummell; dearest mother of Kim M., Wayne R. (Joanne) and Lori A. Hummell; grandmother of Jordan and Kaitlyn Delmont, Matthew, Adam, Alex, Brendan and Brianna Hummell; daughter of the late Cyrus J. and Ruth E. (Guenther) Stoddart; sister of Jeanette (late Charles) Held, Sharon (W…

PIECHACZEK - Daniel Of West Seneca, NY, April 28, 2018. Private services. Arrangements by: CASTIGLIA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 824-6435.

Death Notices

LUKASZEWSKA - Lorraine M. May 25, 2018, age 85; beloved daughter of the late Henry and the late Celia (nee Wysocki) Lukaszewski; sister of the late Norm Lukaszewski and Elaine (Daniel) Okonski; sister-in-law of Jean Lukaszewski; survived by her cousin, Joan Voight, dearest friend, Karen Paradowski, niece, Andrea Okonski and many other loving cousins, nieces, nephews and g…

Memoriam

GIBAS, Karl - A life built on OPPORTUNITY! As the child of immigrant parents who were seeking the American Dream of Opportunity, in 1910, Karl's parent's came to this country. In the 1920's, they opened up The Gibas Dairy which serviced the Black Rock/Riverside Area until about 1969 when it was sold off to Dairylea Milk Corp. During that span of time, Karl's journey of opp…

MOORE - Dolores I. May 22, 2018, of Grand Island. Wife of the late William G. Moore. Mother of Cathleen Moore. Grandmother of Shaun Moore. Great-grandmother of Shaun Jr., Alaina and Alexander Moore. Dear companion of Edgar Kowalski. Funeral services private. Arrangements by KAISER FUNERAL HOME.

LARBIG - Bertha (nee Fueller) Of North Tonawanda, on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the age of 98. Devoted wife of the late Joseph Larbig; loving mother of Paul Larbig and Hiltrud "Trudy" (Michael Hogan) Starr; proud grandmother of Jessica and Carly Starr; also survived by relatives and friends here and in Germany. Mrs. Larbig went to nursing school in Cologne, Germany, where s…

GRACZ, Judy L. - Jude, you have been gone a year now. The puppies (Mama's babies) and I miss you so much every day. I will always love you. Your husband and best friend forever. LOVE, JIM

D'Auria - Margaret M. (nee Calieri) May 24, 2018, of Buffalo, NY. Beloved wife of the late Angelo D'Auria; devoted mother of Frances (Jerome) Giglio; cherished grandmother of Michael (Jillian) and Angela Giglio; loving great-grandmother of Griffin Giglio; dearest sister of Josephine (late John) Shamrock and predeceased by four sisters and two brothers; also survived by man…