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When Michael Kearns looked at the analytics of his 142nd Assembly District three years ago, he didn't like what he saw in terms of health and well-being. Erie County – including much of the Southtowns and Buffalo, which make up the district – ranked 54th out of 62 counties in the New York State health rankings. It would fall to 57th the following year. Despite ebbs a…

A 23-year-old Fredonia man whose car drove off the road Friday afternoon at the Route 219 off-ramp at Big Tree Road was arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated, Orchard Park Police reported. Adam Korzeniewski told police he lost control of his vehicle on black ice, town police said. After field sobriety tests, Korzeniewski was charged with DWI, aggravated dr…

A 39-year-old Orchard Park man at a Subway restaurant with his 8-year-old daughter was arrested Thursday on charges of driving while intoxicated, Orchard Park Police reported. In addition to DWI, Eric Bridenbaker was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child age 15 or younger, endangering the welfare of a child, and possession of an open container i…

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Anyone visiting the parking lots around New Era Field in Orchard Park before game time on Friday saw the same gloves holding the same cans of beer, smelled the same grilled meat and saw the same camaraderie among fans that they would on any Bills Sunday. But there were more people shooting pucks instead of throwing footballs around, people wore hockey sweaters – primari…

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The National Weather Service predicts up to 3 feet of snow will fall over the next several days in the most persistent lake-effect snow bands in the Southtowns and the Southern Tier. People in the northern part of the region also will see more snow, from 4 to 7 inches through Monday morning. Blustery wind across the region will make travel difficult. At 6 a.m. Mon…

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An Orchard Park man was charged with driving while intoxicated after police say he lost control of his vehicle, drove off a road, struck a sign and rolled over several times in a crash late Saturday in Orchard Park. Stephen J. Wojciechowski, 24, of Hillside Avenue, was driving north on California Road, near Milestrip Road, at about 11:20 p.m. when the crash took place, …