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July 18, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Pension Rehabilitation Administration proposed to secure multi-employer pension plans

Rep. Brian Higgins spoke from the floor of the House of Representatives to advocate for passage of H.R.4444, commonly known as the Butch Lewis Act. More...

Immigration policy derails Holy Protection souvlaki at Canal Fest

This year, Holy Protection Orthodox Church was unable to provide what many consider to be “the best souvlaki in town” at the Canal Fest of the Tonawandas, due to the recently enforced zero-tolerance immigration regulations at the U.S. More...

Thunder on the Niagara race details released

During a press conference last week, City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur Pappas announced that Snyder Industries will present the 13th annual Thunder on the Niagara boat racing event, which will take place Saturday, Aug. 4, and Sunday, Aug. More...

Pulaski Day Parade, set for Sunday, turns 80

The 80th annual Pulaski Day Parade will take place at 1:30 p.m. More...

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Assemblyman Robin Schimminger gives welcoming remarks during the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s July 8 concert at Niawanda Park. More...

DEC announces grant funding for tree planting projects

Municipalities across New York could be awarded $525,000 in grants from the state Department of Environmental Conservation for planting trees. More...

SS. Peter and Paul to award scholarships

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KVIS Children’s Concert Series underway

The Kenmore Village Improvement Society opened its ninth year of the Franco’s Pizza Children’s Concert Series on Tuesday, on the lawn at Kenmore Middle School, 155 Delaware Road.  This year’s free series of concerts will run on More...

City of Tonawanda seeking public input on budget

The City of Tonawanda Common Council has announced the creation of a budget advisory committee, which comes on the heels of Mayor Rick Davis’ 2019 proposed budget, to be unveiled in October. More...

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City of Tonawanda resident Sharon Moore, center, discusses flower varieties with visitors Lisa Folger, left, and Lynn Baumann on Saturday. More...

Congress on Your Corner making stop in Kenmore

Through the Congress on Your Corner program, staff from Rep. Brian Higgins’ office will be at satellite sites throughout the 26th Congressional District this month to better serve the needs of constituents.  More...

Naturalization ceremony recognizes 64 new citizens

Charulatha Kalluri, an Amherst resident from India, sits in the front row of Gleasner Hall Auditorium at Erie Community College North Campus.  She waits patiently with her husband, Kalyan Shastri, for the scheduled naturalization ceremony to beg More...

BPO seeking Volunteer ushers

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is looking for volunteer ushers to scan tickets, distribute programs, assist patrons in locating their seats, and aid with customer service during the 2018-19 season. More...