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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. Fran…

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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/sect…

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Here's a roundup of available video highlights from Week Six of the high school football season. Have a game recap posted somewhere other than Hudl? Send a message on Twitter or email cdesiderio@buffnews.com. http://buffalonews.com/2017/10/08/news-football-polls-week-six/ Monsignor Martin St Francis 29, St. Joe's 26 From St. Francis: Class AA Clare…

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JAMESTOWN – They're young, they're confident and they're still undefeated. For the second straight week, the Williamsville North Spartans spotted their football opponent a two-touchdown lead. Once again, the deficit didn't shake or stir coach Mike Mammoliti's team. Williamsville North scored a bunch of points after falling behind Jamestown to take the clash between C…

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It's that time of the week as the New York State Sportswriters football poll has been released. While the 4-0 Legends of Lancaster remain in the No. 2 spot behind fellow unbeaten Troy of Section II, the defending state champion, the biggest attention-getter upon glancing at Class AA poll is Canisius inching its way closer to the top five. The Crusaders moved up four …

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A Jamestown man was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison and 10 years supervised release following his conviction on charges of distributing child pornography According to the U.S. Attorney's office, Christopher Whitford, 46, on May 1, 2016, used a peer-to-peer file sharing program in which he shared files with an undercover law enforcement officer. On June 23, 2016, …

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For the second week in a row Lancaster is ranked No. 2 in the New York State Sportswriters Association Class AA football poll. The Legends improved to 3-0 with last Friday's 43-20 win over Orchard Park in a rematch of last year's Section VI final. Defending champion and News No. 1 large school Lancaster has company in the poll as Canisius (2-1) is 10th, up one spot f…

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Bennett Tigers (8-3) Coach: Stevenson McDuffie, sixth season Home field: All High Stadium Program founded: Unknown Outlook: After winning the program's first Section VI championship, the Tigers move up from Class A into the big-boys classification – their fourth different class in as many seasons. While Bennett has made three straight sectional finals, the nucl…

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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…

A Clymer man was arrested on drug charges Friday after state trooprs pulled him over for a traffic violation and noticed marijuana in the back seat of his vehicle. Thomas McFarren, 28, was charged with criminal possession of marijuana, criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana. Troopers  said they pulled McFarren pulled ov…

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Some of the funniest people in the world will converge on Jamestown and the Southern Tier this week, as the National Comedy Center presents its annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival July 31 to Aug. 6. In addition to dozens of comedy and standup shows throughout the week, the Festival is hosting a number of discussions, exhibits and celebrations with comics. Here’s a rundo…

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Families expecting a new baby or who already have one are invited to four Healthy Baby Festivals in coming weeks. Catholic Charities Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program will host the free events, which offer activities for children and information for parents from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the following days: Dunkirk: Tuesday in Washington Park. Buffalo…

A woman driving a car with a loud muffler early Monday was charged under Leandra's Law after an investigation determined she was driving while intoxicated, according to Jamestown Police. Vanessa M. Maldonado, 31, of Jamestown, had a 6-year-old child in her vehicle at the time of the stop at 4:30 a.m. on Lakeview Avenue, police officers said. Police said she also …

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Jan. 1, 1935 – July 1, 2017 Ronald W. Malin, an attorney for 40 years in Jamestown, died Saturday in his Buffalo home after a period of declining health. He was 82. Born in Buffalo, he spent his early years in the Lovejoy neighborhood and was a 1952 graduate of Oakfield-Alabama High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Michigan State University …

A Jamestown couple was arrested on drug and child endangerment charges Friday following a police raid on their Sampson Street residence. Odessin M. McBride, 38, and Ashley R. McBride, 33, were in the residence with their 4-year-old child, officers from the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and New York State Community Narcotics Enforc…