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Area bowlingBPAWNY Pepsi Junior Travelat Transit LanesPaige Bartosz 279-745, Ryan Reese 257-256-739, Parker Flis 692, Danielle Milo 685, Emily Crone 674, Joe Scapillato 289-673, Mike Weber 653, Brionna Thompson 279.AIRPORT: George Vallas Memorial — Chuck Stachowiak 289-713, Tom Klenke 698, Sam Bates 257-683, Brian Norman 683, Justin Zimmerman 679, Derrick Greene 679.KENMOR…

Boys basketball SECTION VI TOURNAMENT (Game times at 7 p.m. unless noted) Class AA Wednesday’s prequarterfinal 9-Niagara-Wheatfield at 8-Frontier Friday’s quarterfinals 9-Frontier/8-N-W winner at 1-Niagara Falls 5-Clarence at 4-Jamestown 7-Orchard Park at 2-Lockport 6-Lancaster at 3-Williamsville North Semifinals Thursday, March 1 at Buf…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to mathematician and astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, born on this date in 1473, “To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.” . . . DOUBLEHEADER – The Auxiliary of Kenmore Mercy Hospital will host a sale by House of Olives from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the hospital atrium. A…

Divesting from fossil fuels is difficult, but necessaryThe Jan. 30 Another Voice by Daniel Levler is correct: Climate change must be addressed. His opposition to divestment of fossil fuels by the state pension fund is not.In my 16 years at the highest levels of administration of the pension funds for New York City and New York State, I have had an opportunity to understand…

Science indicates Democrats must stop defending abortionThe “tactical” advice of David Brooks’ “imaginary consultant” to the Democratic Party on its continuing defense of late-term abortions was: Give it up! The fundamental observations cited: viability outside the womb at 22 weeks; scientific advances that “fundamentally shift the moral intuition about abortion;” that in …

County leaders should own up to their decisions on tax ratesI grew up in a household of five children, all close in age. One can imagine the unrelenting cacophony my parents had to tolerate and arbitrate. I remember a technique often employed when one of us was “caught” in some matter. We would quickly point out how one or more of our siblings did the same thing; or better…

Don’t waste money on parade; use it to help nation’s veteransPresident Trump, our narcissistic, con man, would-be king, wants to spend several million of our taxpayer dollars to have thousands of our dedicated servicemen and women march by his viewing throne and salute him to inflate his already grotesque ego. Remember that Trump, with his daddy’s help, manufactured a sore…

Parents bear responsibility for students’ misbehaviorDisruptive student behavior in Buffalo schools is a very complex and daunting situation to try to rectify. And, I believe that many people are trying. I note there is one word glaringly missing from the article that could possibly help – parents!Marguerite McDonnellWest Seneca

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Get yourself ready for today's #PrepTalkLive action with everything you need to know about the day ahead in high school sports. What to watch for Monday 1. Boys hockey - Niagara Cup semifinals at HarborCenter A Monsignor Martin doubleheader will determine which two teams advance to the championship game next Monday at KeyBank Center at 8:30 p.m. 1-Canisius vs…

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Rosalyie Hutchins enjoys decorating her East Amherst home for the season - and doing so on a budget. From making decorative wall flowers from card stock to adding a little glitz with rhinestone ribbon, some of her best ideas pop in her head in the middle of the night, she said.

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Here's a look at the strongest Adam Zyglis cartoons on American gun violence and mass shootings from the past six years. They are ordered chronologically, from his reaction to the Sandy Hook massacre of 2012 to the latest tragedy in Parkland, Fla.

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Originally built in 1831, it was purchased a few years back and renovated by Tim and Joyce Chrostowski. The new owners claim it has been a tavern on the historic "Indian Trail" since our nation was in its infancy. They specialize in homemade Polish fare including pierogis, a customer favorite.

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Fletcher's Bar, which opened in 1975, is a popular corner tavern at 3291 Delaware Ave. in Kenmore.

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SYPOSS - Andrew B. "Abe" Age 70, of the Town of Lakeview, NY, and formerly of the City of Tonawanda, Saturday, February 17, 2018. Beloved husband of 15 years of Arlene Cavaretta; father of Kerry Syposs and Greg (Nicole) Syposs; grandfather of Ryan, Brianna, Mya, Nicholas, Michael, Matthew, and Molly; step-father of Michael (Alison) McLaughlin, Marie Simoncelli, William F. …