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“Who owns Buffalo?” was the question that celebrated Buffalo reporter Anne McIlhenney Matthews set out to answer in the Aug. 17, 1965, edition of her column “There Oughtta Be a Law.”

“Who owns Buffalo?” was the question that celebrated Buffalo reporter Anne McIlhenney Matthews set out to answer in the Aug. 17, 1965, edition of her column “There Oughtta Be a Law.”

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Buffalo Diocese removed the Rev. Norbert Orsolits from a South Buffalo parish in 1968 after parents complained he had molested their 14-year-old son. He wound up in another parish, and several lawsuits allege he molested other boys.

Buffalo Diocese removed the Rev. Norbert Orsolits from a South Buffalo parish in 1968 after parents complained he had molested their 14-year-old son. He wound up in another parish, and several lawsuits allege he molested other boys.

Democrat in Clarence town justice race raises finances as issue Tue, Oct 22, 2019

The only competitive race in Clarence this fall is for town justice. With Republican Robert Sillars not seeking re-election, Jonathan S. Hickey is taking on Ryan J. Mills. They squared off in June, when Hickey won the Republican primary and Mil…




'I'll shoot you': Man arrested on gun charge at Seneca Niagara Casino Tue, Oct 22, 2019

A Buffalo man was arrested on multiple charges early Tuesday morning at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino after threatening to shoot a man during an incident on the gaming floor, according to the Niagara Falls Police Department. Ken Wong, 52,…

Patrick G. Stafford, 66, high-ranking Buffalo police official Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Nov. 18, 1952 – Oct. 20, 2019 Patrick G. Stafford worked his way up the ranks in the Buffalo Police Department, but never forgot the challenges patrol officers face on the streets protecting the public. So when he accepted what some might view …

"One thing we know for sure – the 2019 election for county executive is sinking into the down and dirty."

The relatively few staffers of color who are at Canisius College should be looked at as a resource to be tapped, not a problem to be contained or even… 

Cheektowaga-based driver Keith Cleveland on top of IHRA world Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Keith Cleveland scored a major drag racing accomplishment last weekend when the Cheektowaga-based driver won the Top ET final at the IHRA Summit SuperSeries World Finals held at Memphis International Raceway in Millington, Tenn. He was crowned 2019 I…

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Ex-UAW official pleads guilty to corruption charges Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Jeffery Pietrzyk Sr., a former United Auto Workers official at General Motors' Town of Tonawanda engine plant, pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges on Tuesday in Ann Arbor, Mich. Pietrzyk, 74, of Grand Island, was formerly shop chairman of…

I'm going to go easy on you, because I know it really ticks people off if you bring up Christmas before we've even had time to celebrate Halloween. Bu… 

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced its list of 2020 nominees Tuesday morning, and it didn’t take long for social media to be flooded with comm…