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A Buffalo man has been charged with stabbing another man in the Broadway-Bailey neighborhood on Monday night, according to a Buffalo police report. Bryan L. Suarez, 25, faces multiple charges, including second-degree assault, after a man was stabbed twice with a kitchen knife on Schutrum Street around 11:30 p.m., according to the report. The victim, who was stabbed i…

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A downstate electronics entrepreneur and real estate investor, who took a shot at One Seneca Tower before Douglas Jemal came along, has instead acquired a pair of industrial warehouse buildings on the East Side – for a lot less money. Harvey Kaylie, acting through 1400 William Properties LLC, paid $1.238 million late last month to acquire the former Federal Bakery Suppl…

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A Dollar General in Buffalo's Riverside neighborhood was robbed again Sunday morning, the second time in a week the store's been robbed. A man wearing a gray hoodie and a gray mask displayed a handgun inside his pocket and demanded cash at about 10:25 a.m. at the Dollar General at 827 Tonawanda St., according to a Buffalo police report. On Jan. 8, two masked men, inc…

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The next projects planned for the Outer Harbor could appeal to a wide spectrum of visitors. For nature lovers, a 15-acre zone around the Bell Slip would soon be rid of invasive species and become more welcoming for butterflies. Trails would provide more recreational opportunities for cyclists, pedestrians and mountain bike riders. The soil at a 4-acre area on the …

An East Side church wants to create another child care option for families in the neighborhood. The Lincoln Memorial United Methodist Church is seeking city approval to convert the pastor's office, parlor and two Sunday school classrooms inside the existing church into a day care center for infants through toddlers, with three rooms for children and an office. The proje…

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The "big black head" in Martin Luther King Jr. Park is a mistake and has to be replaced with a statue that looks more like the slain civil rights leader, according to Samuel A. Herbert, a community activist who is leading a petition drive. Herbert and three supporters kicked off a petition drive in front of the the 8-foot-tall bronze bust in MLK Park on Monday, King's b…

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The call for a moratorium on new charter schools in Buffalo didn't go anywhere – but the underlying message still got through in Albany. The issue came up again last week when the State University of New York renewed the charter for the King Center Charter School on Newburgh Avenue, but only based on the school meeting some additional academic conditions to be eligible …

Weather

For meteorologists, the winter season starts Dec. 1 and ends at the end of February. That means Monday begans the second half of the winter season. After relatively mild back-to-back winters in Buffalo, this one already seems to be eliciting some groans from the masses. But how cold, and how snowy, has it really been compared with the last, say, 20 or 30 years? Here…

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A Buffalo man who crashed his vehicle through a fence into a school playground in the city of Tonawanda on Sunday morning was charged with driving while intoxicated, according to police. Divine J. Garcia, 28, of Bradley Street, failed to negotiate a turn at Hackett Drive and Hamilton Street and crashed through fencing, winding up in the playground at Riverview School, C…

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The Bailey Green project on the East Side was started by a neighborhood business, guided by an internationally acclaimed plan and has had the involvement of the University at Buffalo and community organizations like Habitat for Humanity Buffalo. About two years ago Harmac Medical Products became the catalyst for a partnership pledging to bring new houses and apartments,…

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The Buffalo Planning Board on Tuesday will review a request by a Utah developer for a six-month extension of the board's July 2017 approval for a proposed $30 million student-housing project at 2929-2939 Main St. David Freeman's DF Fusion Investments of Provo, Utah, plans to convert Keystone Corp.'s former 4.4-acre, multi-building manufacturing complex into more than 30…

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Checkers may be coming to Buffalo's East Side. William Nowak wants to convert a used car dealer and maintenance facility at 2655 Bailey Ave. into a new location for the quick-service restaurant, known for its burgers, hot dogs, wings and fries. Plans by Michael Berger of Sutton Architecture call for installing a prefabricated modular building with walk-up and drive-t…

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A proposed banquet hall in North Buffalo and a medical clinic on the East Side will be up for review by the Buffalo Planning Board on Tuesday. After successfully converting a former North Buffalo church school into apartments, architect-turned-developer Karl Frizlen now wants to turn the adjacent gym and kitchen hall into a new banquet hall and art exhibition studio. …

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A Home Energy Assistance Program outreach session will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday in the CAO Alphonso “Rafi” Greene Jr. Masten Resource Center, 1423 Fillmore Ave. Households may apply for emergency HEAP benefits and assistance with weatherization or heating equipment repair or replacement. Residents are encouraged to apply even if their bill is current so …

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Gysma Kueny is upset. Those words that President Trump is accused of using to describe immigrants like herself and the countries they came from and are not what she believes America is about. "That's not the United States," she said. She proudly showed off her stall at the West Side Bazaar on Grant Street, a business incubator started by the Westminster Economic D…