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His new Senate post will make the South Buffalo Democrat an important player in all transportation matters affecting both upstate and downstate.

His new Senate post will make the South Buffalo Democrat an important player in all transportation matters affecting both upstate and downstate.

Although I didn’t want to admit in Sunday night on the air, this is going to be a pretty quiet weather week. It’s a good time for some continuing educ… 

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Measure would require nursing homes and hospitals to maintain specific minimum staffing ratios for nurses and certified nursing assistants.

Measure would require nursing homes and hospitals to maintain specific minimum staffing ratios for nurses and certified nursing assistants.

Voters in Lancaster, North Collins approve capital projects for schools Tue, Dec 11, 2018

Voters in two Erie County school districts approved propositions for capital projects Tuesday. Lancaster School District voters approved a proposition that calls for $77.1 million in capital projects, by a vote of 1,417 to 217, according a spokesw…

Castile man charged with attempted murder in altercation with sheriff Tue, Dec 11, 2018

A Castile man was charged with first-degree attempted murder Tuesday after he allegedly threatened Wyoming County Sheriff Gregory Rudolph with a knife, according to State Police. Lynn M. Hall, 48, was additionally charged with first-degree attempt…

Walter J. Floss Jr., 95, state senator, advocate for business Mon, Dec 10, 2018

Feb. 13, 1923 — Dec. 8, 2018 When State Sen. Walter J. Floss retired in 1988, his colleagues "hailed the Clarence Republican as an outspoken, sometimes obstreperous, champion of small business, lower taxes and less government," The Buffalo News re…

"Future generations will look back on New York’s current rules the same way we now look at poll taxes and literacy tests."

Impress your friends at holiday gatherings with these political factoids: • Democratic committee members from the Erie County Legislature’s 7th Distri… 

High Schools (Dec. 12) Wed, Dec 12, 2018

Boys basketballTuesday’s gamesECIC IOrchard Park 89, Lancaster 71Wmsv. North 62, West Seneca West 53ECIC IIWest Seneca East 66, Amherst 62Niagara FrontierCSAT 73, Kenmore East 42Niagara-Wheatfield 61, Kenmore West 59Buffalo MST Seneca 94, da Vinci 15…

Area Bowling (Dec. 12) Wed, Dec 12, 2018
Special Playoff Commemorative Section coming Friday 1/5!
Tonawanda seeks public comment on use of eminent domain at Huntley site Tue, Dec 11, 2018

The public has until Dec. 31 to comment on the Town of Tonawanda's efforts to take over at least a portion of the former Huntley Generating Station. The Town Board is considering using eminent domain to take control of the full plant or just its w…

This will be our first holiday season where shopping at Bon-Ton stores and Toys R Us is not an option. We often reminisce about the glory days of Chri… 

Brady Quinn, analyst on Bills-Lions game, sings Allen's praises in podcast Tue, Dec 11, 2018

Brady Quinn, the former No. 1 draft choice of the Cleveland Browns who is the analyst on the FOX broadcast of the Buffalo Bills game with the Detroit Lions at 1 p.m. Sunday on WUTV, sounds like a big Josh Allen fan. CBSsports.com reported that on …