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Christmas 1995 was supposed to be one of the best holidays ever for the Crawford family on Buffalo’s Glenwood Avenue. Relatives were arriving from several states. Some hadn’t seen their Buffalo family members in years. Ernest “Bobby” Crawford Jr., a Buffalo native who found success as a music producer in New York City, had come back to Buffalo with his wife, Etsuko, and…

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Back in the late 1970s, Thomas J. Clifton was a highly respected professor in the University at Buffalo’s Music Department. Educated at three of the nation’s most prestigious universities, he was a tanned, athletic man who loved riding his 10-speed bicycle all over southern Erie County. He also enjoyed swimming and sunbathing in the nude on an isolated beach in Angola, …

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Amanda “Mandy” Steingasser was a fun-loving 17-year-old with a dazzling smile and a wide circle of friends at North Tonawanda High School. She loved animals, loved her family, loved classic rock bands like Led Zeppelin and loved to party. Like many teenagers, she sometimes made mistakes in judgment. After a night of partying at several different locations, Mandy got …

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Andy Adamski hates Halloween, everything about it. He hates it because any thoughts about the fun and frolic of Halloween take him back 34 years, to the night when his older brother, James, was beaten to death in a horrific crime that still remains unsolved. James Adamski was 18 – 10 years older than Andy – the night it happened. Their family lived on View Court in C…