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Here's a roundup of available video highlights from Week Eight of the high school football season, the first week of the postseason in Section VI. Have a game recap posted somewhere other than Hudl? Send a message on Twitter or email cdesiderio@buffnews.com. http://buffalonews.com/2017/10/22/news-football-polls-week-eight/ Monsignor Martin Canisius 38, St. F…

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Here's a roundup of available video highlights from Week Seven of the high school football season, the last week of the regular season for Section VI Have a game recap posted somewhere other than Hudl? Send a message on Twitter or email cdesiderio@buffnews.com. http://buffalonews.com/2017/10/15/news-football-polls-week-seven/ http://buffalonews.com/2017/10/16/s…

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Week Three of the high school football season pretty much had it all. There were upsets, a school-record scoring output and game-winning drives, including one capped off by a Hail Mary. But what's the use of telling you when we can show you? Below is a roundup of available video highlights from Week Three. Have a game recap posted somewhere other than Hudl? Send a me…

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The Prep Talk Football Player of the Week is D'Jae Perry of St. Mary's of Lancaster. The running back/linebacker had a big day during the Lancers' 27-7 triumph over reigning Section V Class C champion Bishop Kearney. He rushed 10 times for 243 yards and four touchdowns and on defense made eight tackles. In order to be considered for the honor, candidates must be amon…

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Alexandria Fazio and Nick Schielke are determined this school year to be among Depew High School students who meet daily recommended physical fitness guidelines. "I want to be healthier," said Schielke, who hopes to make the varsity football team as a lineman this fall and looks to spend as much time as his schedule allows in the new 4,000-square-foot high school fitnes…

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Albion Purple Eagles (3-5) Coach: Adam Krenning, first season Home field: Spierdowis Field Program founded: 1898 Outlook: Krenning, a 1993 Albion grad who played for legendary coach Dick Diminuco, is tasked with leading the Purple Eagles to their first playoff appearance since 2011. Third-year senior Demetrius Gardiner is a bruising running back at 5-foot-11, 2…

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Lions, Tigers and a few Bulldogs: Oh, my Scrimmage Saturday is around the corner for Western New York's scholastic football teams. The scrimmage extravagana begins at several sites at 9 a.m., as it's a chance for teams to hit players not on their own squad for the first time since practices began Aug. 14 throughout the state. Teams' playbooks will be scaled down, but…

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A tough break may have foiled Depew's quest for the perfect ending to its softball season. It doesn't change the fact that the Wildcats completed another historic postseason run because they had the perfect difference-maker leading the charge in Karsen Cotton. Cotton, who tossed a no-hitter against unbeaten Babylon in the New York State Public High Schools Athletic Asso…

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Pos. Name, School, Year, fast fact SS Molly Breier, Eden, 12, Defensive and offensive standout fueled Raiders' run to B-2 final, finishing with .974 fielding percentage, .729 slugging percentage. P/INF Abby Borkowski, Kenmore West, 11, Niagara Frontier League Player of the Year had 25 RBIs, 22 runs scored and posted 2.71 ERA. P Karsen Cotton, Depew, 12, Posted 0.9…

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The Erie County Sheriff's Office on Monday afternoon identified the victim of a fatal all-terrain vehicle accident Sunday night in Colden as Joseph Ernst, 35, of Depew. Residents on South Hill Road called 911 about 8:40 p.m. after hearing a loud crash and discovering a man lying injured in a ditch. Deputies were dispatched to 9385 South Hill Road along with volunt…

Education

The reporting continues trickling in. And, the news isn't good. School district by school district across Western New York is discovering varying amounts of lead in their water. At one water fountain in a Fredonia classroom, for instance, a sample showed that there was 2,850 parts per billion of lead. That's nearly 200 times the state's threshold for lead in water…

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Eleven months and 16 days after they walked out of their Riverside apartment, heading west, three Buffalo men who succeeded in walking across the country returned by train to an enthusiastic welcome from relatives and friends, including some they were meeting for the first time. Jason Rogers, 33, and brothers Joe and Chris Cooke, 33 and 32, looked tired but happy as they …

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We had driven by Jades Restaurant many times with, “We should go there.” We finally picked a cold Tuesday night after being thwarted on a busy Friday when we couldn’t find parking in the tiny lot. The building sits on an angle on a weird bend on Broadway between Dick and Transit roads. Was the road moved or the building built that way? Jades has been around over 45 y…

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It started as a “who makes the best barbecue sauce” bet between friends about 10 years ago, turned into a bottled barbecue sauce business and became a restaurant.Some Great BBQ Sauce Company Smokin’ Little Diner restaurant took over that cool 1950s diner on Broadway in Depew. The authentic 1950s diner is very clean, with a blue/white color scheme and gleaming stainle…

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When a restaurant is like a pair of comfortable shoes, it’s a good thing. The presence of many regulars just adds to the charm. Londa’s, a family-run affair, is just such a place.Tucked away in the Dick-Urban Plaza, the door is tricky to spot; you might mistake it for the pizzeria next door. The space is deep with booths on the right. There are tables and a counter wit…