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Those looking for another reason to spend time in Delaware Park have a new option: A restaurant and bar featuring "contemporary global cuisine." The Terrace @ Delaware Park opened Thursday in the upper level of the historic Marcy Casino, marking the first time in more than a decade that the facility will be open to the public on a regular basis year round, officials s…

Those looking for another reason to spend time in Delaware Park have a new option: A restaurant and bar featuring "contemporary global cuisine." The Terrace @ Delaware Park opened Thursday in the upper level of the historic Marcy Casino, marking the first time in more than a decade that the facility will be open to the public on a regular basis year round, officials s…

NIAGARA FALLS – Deckhands Dexter Harris and Johnny Newton scraped and caulked the hatches. Tim Smaczniak rewired the loudspeakers. Canadian inspectors squeezed each life vest to make sure none had any holes. Since 1846, crews putting the final touches on the Maid of the Mist boats just before the tourist season has been a rite of spring. Crews on Thursday readie…

Buffalo's Downtown Country Market will be back in full swing this summer for its 35th season, offering an array of fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers starting in mid-May. The program, which is sponsored by M&T Bank and administered by Buffalo Place, will run from from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 11 through Oct. 26 on Main Street between Court and Church str…

Shawn Bell was having a glue crisis. His 10-year-old daughter, Genevieve, had requested Elmer's glue for a project she wanted to do during a sleepover. He drove around for nearly three hours, trying Target, Walmart and two Wegmans stores before going home empty-handed. "I couldn't believe it," Bell said. "Why in the world would there be no glue in these stores?" …

A 55-year old man pleaded guilty Thursday to vehicular assault stemming from a crash in Cheektowaga that paralyzed a driver who was heading home after watching the Buffalo Bills home opener in 2016. Kevin L. Reyome of Dash Street also pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of a serious physical injury accident before Supreme Court Judge Kenneth F. Case, said John J. Flynn,…

The Western New York Mountain Biking Association will make a rare appearance downtown this weekend – and it could save you a bundle on a bike. “The best stuff is always there early,” Joe Crumlish said of the club’s annual swap and sale, which will roll into a new site from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday; the dig, at the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Innovation Cente…

A 29-year-old man from Georgia was accused of possessing drugs after he was pulled over in the 3500 block of Main Street in Amherst following an apparent traffic incident early Wednesday. Michael D. Rollins of Douglasville was charged at about 2:29 a.m. with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance after a quantity of a narcotic was allegedly found i…

MIDDLEPORT - As many as 34 residential properties in Middleport will be excavated this year in a continuing effort to remove arsenic-contaminated soil. The state Department of Environmental Conservation announced Wednesday that work will begin in May on parcels of land on Alfred Street and Freeman Avenue west of the Royalton-Hartland Central School campus, and on South …

The Buffalo man injured in a high-speed chase with police Wednesday was involved in a high-speed chase last year. Antonio A. Gutierrez, 20, pleaded guilty to a reduced charge in the February 2016 chase and was sentenced in September to 60 days in jail. Wednesday afternoon's chase ended with Gutierrez's car going airborne, flipping over and striking a school bus in th…

The month of March will go out like a lion -- a very wet lion. A complex storm system is forecast to bring up to 2 inches of rainfall to parts of the Buffalo Niagara region. The precipitation was forecast to move into the Buffalo Niagara region by mid-afternoon today. It came on schedule. But when it did arrive, it came in the form of snow. "Precipitation fall…

Organizers are seeking participants for a "fishbowl" Saturday at East High School to explore the "crisis in black education" and the community's responsibility in educating youth. The goal is to come up with solutions to one key educational issue that community members have the power to solve. The fishbowl involves participants sitting in concentric circles with th…

Taxes in the Village of Hamburg will go up less than 1 percent under the 2017-18 budget approved by the Village Board. For the average home assessed at $85,000, that's an increase of $15.30 in property taxes. The new tax rate is $20.60 per $1,000 of assessed valuation. The budget includes no raises for elected officials, including the mayor, Village Board and village…