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Only the driver was injured Thursday morning when a car plowed through the front of a house on Pine Street in Buffalo, according to police.The car was traveling west on Broadway, shortly after 7 a.m., when the driver lost control. The car cut across a field, sideswiped a tree and knocked over a sign before going through the front of 296 Pine St., a police spokesman said.Th…

A program of story, songs and displays called “Ghost Ships and the Flood: Remembering the Tewksbury Incident,” which was rained out earlier this month, will be held starting at 2 p.m. Saturday in Buffalo River Fest Park, 249 Ohio St. In case of rain again, the event will be moved indoors to the Valley Community Center, 93 Leddy St.The program will begin with the stories of…

One of the two young men convicted of participating in the burning of the puppy known as Phoenix last year was arrested Thursday morning, this time accused of assaulting a Canisius College student early Saturday, police said.Diondre L. Brown allegedly knocked the woman down at about 2 a.m. on Oakgrove Avenue. After a search warrant was carried out at his home at 6 a.m. Thu…

A whodunit radio show and costume party set in the 1930s will be held at the Buffalo History Museum at 7 p.m. on Oct. 18.The Broadway Melody Hour Murders is an interactive comedy performed by Actors Anonymous Inc., with live period 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 show. For more i…

There will be a celebration of the opening of the Richardson Olmsted Complex’s South Lawn from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 28. Live music, kite making and flying, face painting, lawn games, a scavenger hunt, food trucks, landscape tours and more will be presented.Parking will be available in the Buffalo Psychiatric Center lot on Elmwood Avenue, from the entrance between For…

More than 350 bags of heroin, as well as crack cocaine, were seized from the Buffalo apartment of a man suspected of trafficking drugs in the city and suburbs – including Clarence, according to the Erie County Sheriff’ Office.The Wednesday afternoon search of an upper apartment at 1035 West Ave. was carried out by members of sheriff’s and Buffalo Police Department’s Narcot…

William W. Wilson, the brother of a fugitive accused of orchestrating a multi-million dollar fraud, was sentenced today by Chief U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny to 18 months of probation.By all accounts, Wilson, a 23-year-old student at Ohio State University, was a minor player in the investment scheme that federal prosecutors claim was operated by his brother and c…

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Bullies, as area students are all too aware, are capable of sending their victims to incredibly dark places. What hope those victims have of escaping that emotional trauma and coming back into the light is often tied directly to the therapeutic effects of self-expression. That is to say, art.This is one of the motivating ideas behind “Healing Hearts: From Hurt to Hope,” an…

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For the 32nd year running, Buffalo theater companies are combining their efforts to launch the new season in grand fashion. On Friday night, the Theater District’s annual Curtain Up! celebration will turn Main Street into a festive thoroughfare teeming with well-coiffed, tuxedoed and otherwise fancy-looking theatergoers along with bands, street performers and no shortage o…

Don’t go looking for Luna and Kali for the next few days. The Buffalo Zoo’s popular polar bear cubs are temporarily off exhibit, starting today, so they can be moved to a larger space.Zoo officials say the cubs will need about a week to adjust to their new holding area. After that, they will meet the public from the zoo’s tiger exhibit.The tigers, which are nocturnal, will…

One of two tall ships here for last weekend’s Maritime Fest has extended its stay in Canalside.Tours of the Peacemaker will be offered noon to 6 p.m. today and Friday as well as 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, according to Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation. Tickets will remain $4 for adults and free for children 12 and younger.The Peacemaker was built on a …

Three men suing the Boy Scouts of America said the trip they took as children to an idyllic camp on a northern Ontario lake in 1967 turned into a nightmare because of the sexual abuse they said they endured.The men – who lived in Buffalo at the time of the trip and are now in their late 50s – endured “persistent and harrowing acts of sexual abuse” by a Buffalo Scout leader…

Don’t go looking for Luna and Kali for the next few days. The Buffalo Zoo’s popular polar bear cubs are temporarily off exhibit, starting today, so they can be moved to a larger space.Zoo officials say the cubs will need about a week to adjust to their new holding area. After that, they will meet the public from the zoo’s tiger exhibit.The tigers, which are nocturnal, will…

A 35-year-old Curry Walk man was arrested on first-degree burglary and numerous other charges for allegedly breaking into a Proctor Avenue home and using a crowbar to beat a resident he unexpectedly found in a second-floor flat and then crashing his getaway car at Hempstead Avenue and Suffolk Street and being caught in a foot chase along Langfield Drive about 3:30 a.m. Wed…

A 26-year-old Stevens Avenue man was arrested for allegedly trying to sell drugs while he was drinking out of a tall boy beer bottle in front of a store at East Ferry Street and Ernst Avenue late Tuesday, police said.. Malcolm Young, who initially caught the attention of police officers by his street-side beer drinking was charged with multiple felony counts of criminal po…