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A house fire in Getzville on Christmas night caused an estimated $175,000 in damage, according to Amherst Fire Control. The blaze at 116 Old Farm Circle was reported by the homeowner at 10:18 p.m. Tuesday. He called 911 and told a dispatcher his fireplace was on fire and the blaze had extended into his kitchen, according to Amherst authorities. Volunteers from the Ge…

Food and Drink

The parades are over. Green accentuates are back in the drawer; the hunger for corned beef and The Clancy Brothers has dissipated; and the seemingly omnipresent celebration of Irish heritage has receded for another year. This is the way the St. Patrick's Day season peaks and perishes for some. But for others, being surrounded by Celtic imagery—whether genuine or manufac…

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Elmo’s Bar & Restaurant has carved its name into Buffalo wing history since it opened in 1985. Besides its role as a haunt for a past generation of wing-loving Buffalo Sabres, Elmo’s deserves notice for the mastery of a particularly popular twist on Buffalo wings: the Cajun wing.Adam Blake, now a manager at Elmo’s, said that he helped develop one of the first Cajun sauces …

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Concealed in a plaza off of Crosspoint Parkway is a family-owned business that specializes in homemade Greek and Lebanese food as well as a range of American favorites. Olympia Grill is a casual location with high quality food. You have the option to dine in with plenty of tables available after ordering your food at the counter, or order takeout. The menu includes everyth…