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In the late 1880s, there were a few good years of political wrangling over which wealthy landowner was going to get to sell property to the city to build a market for the growing number of Polish immigrants in what was then the eastern stretches of t…

In the late 1880s, there were a few good years of political wrangling over which wealthy landowner was going to get to sell property to the city to build a market for the growing number of Polish immigrants in what was then the eastern stretches of t…




Fund pays $6.9 million statewide to victims of dishonest lawyers Sat, Apr 20, 2019

Clients of three Western New York lawyers received $133,101 in 2018 from a lawyers' fund created to reimburse victims of dishonest lawyers. In all, the New York Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection last year paid $6.9 million to 164 people statewid…

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UB police seek man suspected of using stolen gift cards Sat, Apr 20, 2019

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State's tax collections dipped by nearly 5 percent Sat, Apr 20, 2019

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