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July 28, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Zombie Remediation, Prevention Initiative provides grants

A new grant initiative to address the growing statewide problem of “zombie” homes — vacant and abandoned houses that are not maintained during a prolonged foreclosure proceeding — has been made possible by Attorney General Eri More...

County seeks to address issues leading to waterline breaks

Erie County legislators are seeking more information from the county Water Authority regarding last week’s major water main break, which affected residents throughout multiple suburbs. (See editorial on page four) More...

Operation Homefront, Dollar Tree collect school supplies for military families

Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree stores around Buffalo have again partnered through Operation Homefront’s Back-to- School Brigade program to provide military families with school supplies, according to a press release from the organization. More...

Rally to support officers, peace slated for Aug. 1

In order to thank the members of the West Seneca Police Department for putting their lives on the line in service to the community, there will be an appreciation, support and prayer rally for these men and women in blue. More...

Hearts and Hands welcomes new volunteer engagement manager

Eugene Abrahamson has recently been hired as volunteer engagement manager for Hearts and Hands. More...

Sex offenders relocated from Buffalo

A pair of sex offenders, Russell Bennethum and James Loder, who were recently transferred from a West Seneca group home to 76 Rosemary Ave. in Buffalo, have been officially relocated as of July 18, according to a letter from Assemblywoman Crystal D. More...

Author Ford Easton presents ‘Stock Car Racing in the ’50s’

If fast cars, checkered flags, modified stocks with high lift cams and bored out engine blocks get your heart racing, you’ll want to join the Friends of the West Seneca Public Library as they welcome Ford Easton, author of “Stock Car Raci More...

Plaque, flag honor wartime service

Joseph Krause, a resident at Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca, recently received a plaque and American flag that was flown over the United States Capitol building on Feb. 18 in honor of his 92nd birthday. More...

Farmers market continues with Terry Buchwald concert

Main Street Marketplace continues today in conjunction with the “Celebrate Summer” event. More...

Dog Ears Bookstore to host Civil War author David Smeltz

David Smeltz, author of “The Adventures of Sidney Sawyer: Missouri Yankees,” will visit Dog Ears Bookstore and Cafe for a book-signing event from 11 a.m. 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7. More...

Fundraiser slated at Naval Cove

The Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park is holding its biggest annual fundraiser, Party in the Park, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the park, 1 Naval Cove, Canalside, Buffalo. More...