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The girls, 13 and 15, went to West Seneca schools for 10 years without a problem after filing a request for a religious exemption from getting vaccines, said their mother, Marina Williams.

The girls, 13 and 15, went to West Seneca schools for 10 years without a problem after filing a request for a religious exemption from getting vaccines, said their mother, Marina Williams.

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Advocates for nursing home residents link the low rate of substantiated complaints to the fact that the state has no numerical staffing level requirements for the facilities.

Advocates for nursing home residents link the low rate of substantiated complaints to the fact that the state has no numerical staffing level requirements for the facilities.

Thirteen years ago this month, not long after Valentine’s Day, Amanda Geiger and her best friend, Erica Graham, were at a Burger King in Albion with a… 

David Robinson: Amazon fallout will be felt in Buffalo Niagara Fri, Feb 15, 2019

Buffalo and New York City are worlds apart economically and almost 375 miles apart physically. But that distance and difference may not stop the Buffalo Niagara region from being shaken by the ripples spreading from Amazon's decision to scrap plan…

Niagara Falls shampoo thief strikes again Fri, Feb 15, 2019

A shampoo thief was at it again in Niagara Falls, according to a police report. Staff at the CVS Pharmacy at 1806 Pine Ave. told police Thursday afternoon that a man stole 32 bottles of shampoo at 2:10 p.m. Wednesday. The suspect was the same m…

Ernie Weber, 91, mainstay of Western New York's country music scene Thu, Feb 14, 2019

Feb. 24, 1927 — Feb. 1, 2019 Ernie Weber, a fiddler, guitarist and banjo player who for many years was a mainstay of Western New York’s country music scene, died Feb. 1 in Mercy Hospital after a short illness. He was 91. When he was 7, his olde…

The coalition’s agenda includes everything from affordable housing and community-controlled enterprises in the face of gentrification to community pol… 

One-on-One Coverage: Former Bill Mark Kelso enjoying another career with NASCAR race team Fri, Feb 15, 2019

For most of Mark Kelso’s involvement in professional sports, the biggest event came at the end of the season. During seven years as an NFL free safety, that was the Super Bowl, in which Kelso played four consecutive times with the Buffalo Bills fr…

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David Robinson: Amazon fallout will be felt in Buffalo Niagara Fri, Feb 15, 2019

Buffalo and New York City are worlds apart economically and almost 375 miles apart physically. But that distance and difference may not stop the Buffalo Niagara region from being shaken by the ripples spreading from Amazon's decision to scrap plan…

I want to tell you about my favorite record of the past 6 months: Melissa Errico's "Sondheim Sublime" (Ghostlight/Deluxe). I can't seem to get the thi… 

Charming vignettes of 'Almost, Maine' melt away a winter's chill Fri, Feb 15, 2019

As we impatiently wait for the days of sunlight to return, this would be a good time to visit "Almost, Maine," a quirky little place near the Canadian border whose even quirkier residents spend one cold winter evening figuring out what love is, and w…