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In ELA, 45.4 percent of students in grades three through eight scored at the proficient level, up 0.2 percentage points. There was a 2.2 percentage point increase in math, with 46.7 percent of students scoring in the proficient level.

In ELA, 45.4 percent of students in grades three through eight scored at the proficient level, up 0.2 percentage points. There was a 2.2 percentage point increase in math, with 46.7 percent of students scoring in the proficient level.

"I am much like a stockholder in a once-great company that has lost its way. I still believe in the product, but I also believe the people running the… 




A new Child Victims Act lawsuit alleges that Michael McGuire routinely groomed students for abuse at Immaculata Academy for about a decade in the 1970s and 1980s.

A new Child Victims Act lawsuit alleges that Michael McGuire routinely groomed students for abuse at Immaculata Academy for about a decade in the 1970s and 1980s.

DA offers to help police and school officials with Red Flag Law Thu, Aug 22, 2019

The Erie County District Attorney’s Office earlier this week sent a letter to every police agency and school district in Erie County to alert them about the state's Red Flag Law that takes effect Saturday. The legislation allows certain authoritie…

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Inspector who falsified food inspections gets probation Thu, Aug 22, 2019

An Erie County Health Department worker was sentenced to three years probation for falsifying food safety inspections, the Erie County District Attorney's Office announced Thursday. As part of his sentence, Timothy Bean, 49, of Hamburg, must perfo…

Donna K. Finney-Brownschidle, 61, industrial designer, ceramics artisan Wed, Aug 21, 2019

May 7, 1958 – Aug. 15, 2019 As a girl, Donna K. Finney-Brownschidle always carried a sketchbook. In pen and ink, she made drawings of exotic cars for auto enthusiasts, portraits of children for their parents and sketches of houses for realtors …

It’s well-known that the drinking water in Flint, Mich., was contaminated with lead, which can cause brain damage. Has anyone checked the water in Alb… 

Over the past few days, the region’s most intriguing political contest took solid steps toward determining who will own the 27th Congressional Distric… 

Numbers game forces Maple Grove into eight-man football Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Low player turnout has forced Maple Grove to go from playing 11-man to eight-man football this season. The Red Dragons, historically a state power in Class D, become the second Section VI team to play eight-man football, joining Frewsburg, which a…

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Vicuna has solid Herd debut Wed, Aug 21, 2019
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Rich Products buys Nashville cookie maker Christie Cookie Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Rich Products has bought a company that makes about 100 million cookies per year. Rich acquired Christie Cookie Co., a gourmet cookie maker based in Nashville, Tenn., for an undisclosed amount. Christie has about 100 employees. The company has …

And I thought I was the only one fanatical about my Dollar Tree favorites. Turns out you guys have your must-have Dollar Tree buys, too, and you're ju… 

Jack White and Brendan Benson proved their musical camaraderie on Friday in a sold-out Rapids Theatre.

"What’s next? Tom Brady’s mug projected against City Hall? Brett Hull’s jersey hanging from the rafters at KeyBank Center? Hasn’t Buffalo suffered eno… 

Miles Davis' 'Bitches Brew' to be featured for Gusto Vinyl Happy Hour on Sept. 9 Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Miles Davis' acclaimed 1970 double album "Bitches Brew" is the selection for Gusto Vinyl Happy Hour at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9 in the Sportsmen's Tavern. Please note the change in pricing for Gusto Vinyl Happy Hour events. Buffalo News subscrib…