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The Rotary Club of Hamburg will offer an opportunity to dispose of unwanted financial documents and other papers when it sponsors a Shredding Day from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in the parking lot of Howard Hanna, 3674 Commerce Place off Camp Road, Hamburg. Documents should be packed in medium-sized kitchen bags or in boxes no bigger than 10 inches by 15 inches by 24 inche…

Hamburg

This year's Flavor of Hamburg Saturday will feature food and live music as well the first great hamburger cook-off. Specialty hamburgers made by Butera’s, Craft & Cork, Juicy, Coyote Cafe, Masons and Masters BBQ will be judged by Mike Andrzejewski, who beat Bobby Flay on the Food Network show, "Beat Bobby Flay." Judging will take place at 3 p.m. under the Palace The…

Local News

Friendly's restaurants just got friendlier to families. The chain announced Wednesday that kids can now eat free every day at 20 of its restaurants in upstate New York and New England, including three in Erie County. Kids get a free meal, any day of the week, with the purchase of a regular-sized entrée. Friendly's restaurants at 4350 Maple Road, Amherst; 6651 Tran…

Monday morning's commute was disrupted by a water main break in Hamburg. The water main break occurred near the intersection of Big Tree Road and St. Francis Drive, according to the Erie County Water Authority. It caused pavement damage and led to lane restrictions. https://twitter.com/ECWAuthority/status/1041631252250546177 https://twitter.com/ECWAuthority…

Buffalo

A 23-year-old Hamburg man pleaded guilty Wednesday to three counts of burglary, one count of leaving the scene of an incident resulting in injury and one count of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, according to the Erie County District Attorney's Office. Killian Martin admitted to State Supreme Court Justice Deborah A. Haendiges that on June 22, while on probation, he…

Local News

A senior buildings and grounds employee for the Town of Hamburg who has extensive political and community connections is accused of stealing town property for personal use, months after he avoided losing his job over charges of workplace misconduct, Town Supervisor James Shaw told The Buffalo News. Raymond Pawlowski, a working crew chief who oversees the town's faciliti…

City of Tonawanda

A Hamburg man was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated early Wednesday in the City of Tonawanda, police said. William P. Hart, 42, was pulled over on Main Street shortly after midnight after he was observed driving 45 mph in a 30 mph zone, City of Tonawanda police said. Hart told an officer he was drinking at a bar in North Tonawanda and was heading home bu…

Local News

Five Star Urgent Care plans to nearly double its clinic footprint by the end of next year as part of a rapid expansion into this area, across upstate New York and outside the state. The chain has 19 locations throughout upstate New York, according to its website. Four are in Western New York, but none is in Erie County and the closest is in Niagara Falls. The company…

Hamburg

Hamburg's Hometown Heroes banner project is accepting applications from veterans or their families for next year. Banners with the photo of a Hamburg service member are hung on Buffalo and Main streets. "It is very touching to see how much it means to them and their family," said organizer Sue Jantzi. Applicants must have lived in Hamburg at some point in their li…

Crime

A Hamburg man is due in court later this month on a charge of aggravated driving while intoxicated, state police said Monday. Bryan C. Reska, 34, was pulled over at 5:20 a.m. Friday on Boston State Road in the Town of Boston. Reska failed field sobriety tests and registered a blood-alcohol content of 0.22 percent, nearly three times the legal limit, police said. In a…

Buffalo

As summer comes to a close, deaths on local waterways have continued this year. Just within the past nine days, two men lost their lives in separate incidents while riding personal watercraft and a fisherman died after a boat capsized. A 51-year-old Lackawanna man died Aug. 26 after he was knocked off  his watercraft and into the path of a cabin cruiser off Niawanda Pa…

Business

Clarence real estate investor Ray Bova Jr., normally a buyer of multifamily apartment buildings, has acquired a CVS Pharmacy in Hamburg from several investors for more than $1.7 million. Bova, through M&R Bova LLC, acquired the stand-alone pharmacy store at 358 Buffalo St. from Leigh G. Anderson, Robin R. Fischer, Heidi A. Fischer and Bennett Leader. The largest com…

Hamburg

At the rate the Town of Hamburg is going, there will be more and more bumpy, cracked roads that desperately need repairs, according to the highway superintendent. "If we don't address this, we're putting off the inevitable," Highway Superintendent Ted Casey said. He said two different ratings of the 150 miles of town roads in Hamburg show 13 percent of them are in po…

Education

Frontier Central School District paid nine professionals $467,000, but the district could not document how or why they were hired, according to an audit by the office of state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. The services provided by the outside professionals were legitimate, the audit found. But it said the School Board did not adopt a comprehensive policy or ensure wri…