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Crime

A Depew man was charged with boating while intoxicated Tuesday night on the Buffalo River, according to the Erie County Sheriff's Office. Deputies stopped Daniel Fazzalaro at about 8:50 p.m. after they saw multiple navigation law violations, the Sheriff's Office said in a news release. Fazzalaro was taken ashore and was administered field sobriety tests. He registere…

Buffalo

Starting to feel like climbing the walls? You might get your chance, starting as soon as this weekend. That's when Buffalonians eager for some physical activity can check out the city's newest option, with the anticipated opening of the new Central Rock Gym at the Cooperage on Chicago Street near the Buffalo River. The 21,000-square-foot climbing center – which is th…

Buffalo

A Canadian manufacturer of LED light fixtures is considering an expansion into Buffalo now that its owner has purchased a long warehouse property along the city's Red Jacket Riverfront Park in the Old First Ward. Joe DeLonghi, owner and president of Delviro Energy in Toronto, said his company would likely launch some kind of operation in Buffalo in the future to support…

Business

Resurgence Brewing Co., the popular West Side micro-beermaker that helped transform part of Niagara Street, will anchor the redeveloped Cooperage complex near Ohio Street along the Buffalo River. Resurgence will occupy 25,000 square feet as the lead tenant for the $7 million project at 55-59 Chicago St., said Tom Fox, director of development or Ellicott Development Co. …

Buffalo

Michael Damico has dreamed for years of having a place in the city of Buffalo where adults could go for recreation, and to play some team sports. Now, the sports promoter and league organizer is about to make that happen. After nearly 20 years of coordinating football, soccer, softball and kickball games at various fields scattered through the city, Damico is leading…

Family

The Valley Community Association is continuing to host historic walking/shuttle tours of the Old First Ward and the Buffalo River waterfront in August and September. Remaining dates are Aug. 7 and 14 and Sept. 7 and 14.Gene Overdorf, a native Old First Ward historian, will lead the tours, which will take place along the Buffalo River and cover the history of both its sides…