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As Gov. Cuomo warned of a "rolling apex" of peak cases for Covid-19 in downstate, then upstate, President Trump said Sunday the federal government’s guidelines for social distancing would last until April 30.

As Gov. Cuomo warned of a "rolling apex" of peak cases for Covid-19 in downstate, then upstate, President Trump said Sunday the federal government’s guidelines for social distancing would last until April 30.

The unemployment rate across Buffalo Niagara now likely tops 20%, and it could be closer to 25% or even 30%.

Men and women who clean for a living make it possible for nurses and physicians to do their jobs. As for those in the larger community? They are also … 

Retail workers are underappreciated in the best of times. Now, they're unsung heroes. Jobs once marked by drudgery are downright dangerous in the time… 

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Cuomo: Upstate, including WNY in line to experience 'rolling apex' of Covid-19 Sun, Mar 29, 2020

Brace yourself, Western New York. A "rolling apex" will see infections peak around the state, with upstate and by implication Western New York likely to follow downstate areas, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday. The governor also said a less intrus…

In these times and our condition, it may be that weekends mean a little less, and so might weekend weather. Still, there is probably that lingering fe… 

Woman's car stolen from Niagara Falls nursing home parking lot Sun, Mar 29, 2020

A woman emerged from working the overnight shift at the Schoellkopf Health Center to find her 2005 Chevrolet Suburban had been stolen from the facility parking lot, police said Sunday. The victim, a Niagara Falls Boulevard resident, told police th…

Sister Linda Glaeser, 72, physical therapist who assisted needy in Kenya Sat, Mar 28, 2020

June 15, 1947 – March 26, 2020 Sister Linda Glaeser, a physical therapist who co-founded a non-profit organization to help poor people in Kenya, died March 26 in Buffalo General Medical Center after a year-long battle with cancer. She was 72. I…

A few observations about our suddenly “uncharted” politics.

"It would seem obvious that this is a period when leveling with citizens to foster faith in government is essential to generating the required communa… 

Former Park All-WNY star Noah Hutchins commits to Rice Sun, Mar 29, 2020

Noah Hutchins, who won the Allen Wilson Award in 2019 as the Western New York High School Player of the Year, announced Sunday his commitment to Rice University. The 6-foot, 160-pound point guard recently completed a postgraduate season at IMG Aca…

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When the dust settles, it wouldn't be a shocker if the local unemployment rate isn't already hovering around 9%, or maybe even 10%

It’s tough to put a positive spin on all of this. It’s going to get tougher. If we’re not essential workers, and we’re paying attention and acting wit… 

Notes from the cutting room floor, with some new information added: Inquiring minds want to know: Where is WGRZ-TV (Channel 2) weekend anchor Claudine… 

Get brunch – and mimosas – to go from these Buffalo-area restaurants Sat, Mar 28, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has taken a huge toll on the restaurant industry, so many eaters are searching for ways to support their favorites during these difficult times. Thanks to the creativity of these Queen City businesses, Sunday brunch lives on…