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Dozens of Buffalo’s Victorian homes will be alive with the sound of music from 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 5 as the Elmwood Village Association sponsors the first Buffalo Porchfest.Modeled after the original Porchfest six years ago in Ithaca, it will feature local musicians performing for free at unplugged sound levels from the front porches of homes in the Elmwood Village neighbor…

A whodunit radio show and costume party set in the 1930s will be held in the Buffalo History Museum at 7 p.m. Oct. 18.The Broadway Melody Hour Murders is an interactive comedy performed by Actors Anonymous Inc., with live music provided by Vitamin D.Tickets are $35, $30 for members, and can be purchased in advance at 873-9644 or on the day of the radio show.For more inform…

Dozens of students, teachers and school administrators gathered Thursday morning in the Albright-Knox Art Gallery auditorium to celebrate the culmination of a regionwide project to fight bullying through the arts.The program, “Healing Hearts: From Hurt to Hope,” included more than 500 students and 18 teachers from middle schools and high schools across Western New York…

A 41-year-old Donovan Drive man was arrested on marijuana charges after he allegedly refused to get out of the way of police officers checking on a report about a “suspicious vehicle” at East Ferry Street and Cornwall Avenue about 8:40 p.m. Wednesday. Parris Palmer was arrested after he allegedly refused to comply with police officer requests, began harassing them and…

A West Avenue woman and her son were arrested on assault and other charges when the woman allegedly began fighting with officers who were taking her son into custody for allegedly punching a woman during a street incident about 8:54 p.m. Wednesday. Nilda Gutierrez, 49, and her son, Alex Labory, 25, were arrested at their home when police tracked the man there after a woman…

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North Council Member Joseph Golombek on Thursday called for the city to use casino revenue to entice Erie Community College to expand downtown, instead of expanding in Amherst. The message from ECC? That won’t be happening. “Everything’s been signed, this is all in motion,” said Michael Farrell, ECC public information officer. Golombek, who announced his plan on th…

Homeowners who receive a foreclosure notice from their bank should stay in the house, and cut off any padlock that is put on their door, Housing Court Judge Patrick M. Carney said Thursday. Carney spoke to about 50 people who had gathered in Council chambers in City Hall for a public hearing about housing issues, where vacant and flipped properties were also addressed. Pe…

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The huge terminal complex on Buffalo’s outer harbor once hosted a bustling Ford Motor Co. plant, and then ocean-going ships as key fixtures at the Port of Buffalo. Later, it was a movie set before becoming vacant for several years.Now a new role awaits the sprawling waterfront complex known as Terminals A and B, following the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority’s…

The 23-year-old man who was shot as he was walking in the 500 block of Peckham Street just before 9 p.m. Wednesday remained in serious condition Thursday in Erie County Medical Center.Police identified the victim as Reginald Moss III. The shooting remained under investigation and anyone with information is urged to call or text the Buffalo Police Confidential TIPCall line …

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Nearly $17 million in upgrades means new classrooms, courtyards and computers for one of the city's top elementary schools.But it also means that Frederick Law Olmsted School 64 bears a real imprint of the man who serves as its namesake.Tributes to the renowned landscape architect who designed Buffalo's park system are all over the recently refurbished school, from the lea…

The acting Secretary of Homeland Security is in Buffalo today to inspect border security operations.Officials said the secretary, Rand Beers, also will receive operational briefings from employees of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the U.S. Coast Guard.Beers is traveling with CBP Acting Commissioner Thomas Winkowski.From here, the acting secretary will travel to Mo…

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North Council Member Joe Golombek will call for the Common Council to use a “significant portion” of the city’s share of casino revenue to fund an expansion of Erie Community College’s city campus.

The Buffalo Bills will award Lucy Candelario the NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award at the team’s home game Sunday.Candelario was executive director of West Side Community Services for 18 years and is now executive director at the Belle Center. She is also on the board of the West Buffalo Charter School. Candelario selected the Belle Center to receive the $2,000 dona…

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The Richardson Olmsted Complex will mark an important point in its transition from an off-limits architectural landmark into a publicly accessible cultural destination Saturday as it welcomes the public to a festival celebrating the complex’s revitalized south lawn.To create the nine-acre lawn, two parking lots on the site were eliminated and replaced with a landscape th…

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There was something uncommonly quiet about the career of Kenneth Price, the late West Coast artist whose vaguely organic sculptures are finally receiving their due as some of the most important of the post-World War II era.That’s why Albright-Knox chief curator Douglas Dreishpoon titled his exhibition of Price’s works on paper “Ken Price: Slow and Steady Wins the Rac…