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Six people were rescued early Friday morning after their boat crashed into the breakwall in Buffalo’s Outer Harbor.Five of the six occupants of a 17-foot Yamaha powerboat were transported to Erie County Medical Center with cuts and possible broken bones, the Erie County Sheriff’s Office said.The boat’s operator, Cody Pudlewski, 21, of Angola, was charged with boating…

An early-morning fire at a North Buffalo home has sent three people, including a firefighter, to the hospital.The blaze at 1769 Hertel Ave., between Starin and Voorhees avenues, was reported at 4:26 a.m., according to the Buffalo Fire Department alarm office.Two people inside the home and one firefighter were transported from the scene, but the extent of their injuries was…

The 12th annual Black Rock & Riverside Tour of Gardens will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The event is free and features more than 50 gardens. The 10th annual Starry Night Garden Tour of 20 illuminated gardens is scheduled for 8 to 10 p.m. that evening. Maps and promotional items will be available at the Black Rock headquarters – Buffalo Religious Arts Cent…

A two-story multi-use building at 139 Grant Street suffered $20,000 damage in a late night fire Thursday. The fire in the ground-floor store was reported at about 10:17 p.m. The fire was restricted to a deep fryer unit.Three second-floor apartments were not damaged and the fire was declared under control about 10:45 p.m. Damage was listed as $10,000 to the structure and $1…

A 21-year-old Garfield Street woman who allegedly jumped over a fence on Ferguson Avenue near Grant Street to try to flee from police late Wednesday was arrested on criminal trespass and other charges. Kristina A. Lindenau was also charged with criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument and second-degree obstructing government administration. Police said they approache…

A 23-year-old Schuele Avenue man was arrested near his home about 11 a.m. Thursday after allegedly choking a woman with whom he had been arguing. Joseph M. Ray was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing, third-degree assault and second-degree harassment for the alleged incident near the first block of Schuele, off Northland Avenue. His alleged victim complained to …

Two 40-millimeter shell casings found by police in the first block of Ernst Avenue early Thursday were sent to the Erie County forensics lab for DNA testing, according to a police report. Officers were dispatched to that street off of E. Ferry after a called was made about shots fired there about 1:30 a.m. Thursday. If the DNA testing produces a result, a suspect or suspec…

LOCKPORT – State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr. imposed three-year state prison sentences Thursday on two men who tried, and failed, to stay drug-free in a court-supervised treatment program.Luis M. Garcia, 31, of South Park Avenue, Buffalo, sold heroin to a police agent in North Tonawanda on May 28, 2014. Garcia pleaded guilty in February 2015, and Kloch sai…

High schoolers Alexis Smith and Javert Boudreau both want to study communication in college. But this summer, the two students are working as farmers for the local agricultural nonprofit, Massachusetts Avenue Project.The teenagers are part of a paid summer youth development program called “Growing Green,” through which nearly 40 disadvantaged students learn to grow pro…

Synacor’s second-quarter loss more than doubled as expenses associated with the ramp up of its major new web portal contract with AT&T offset a 23 percent rise in revenues.But the Buffalo-based internet content provider’s shares fell by 6 percent after the company warned that its third-quarter loss would be even bigger.Synacor said it lost $2.8 million, or 9 cents per …

A veteran venture capital executive who has worked with Yahoo, BuzzFeed, Fitbit and other well-known technology companies will take part in a talk next week in Buffalo.Steve Murray is a partner with Revolution Growth, the venture capital firm backed by AOL founder Steve Case, among others. Murray’s talk will take place from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Aug. 12 in dig Buffalo, the c…

A 21-year-old Buffalo man was killed and three others were wounded in two overnight shootings, police said.Three people, including the 21-year-old man, were shot at about 2:10 a.m. on the 200 block of Sherman Street, according to a Buffalo police spokesman.The other two people who were shot – identified as a 31-year-old Buffalo man and a 28-year-old Lackawanna man – ar…

July 26, 1939 – Aug. 2, 2016Lucy L. Curley, who raised tens of millions of dollars for municipalities, businesses and non-profit organizations as a grants writer, died Tuesday in Buffalo General Medical Center from heart failure. She was 77.The Buffalo resident served on the Niagara Frontier State Park Commission from 1977 to 1994, and she was lauded by the commission fo…