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July 11, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Project 308 Gallery presents NARTCAN exhibition

The Project 308 Gallery, 308 Oliver St., North Tonawanda, introduced NARTCAN — a group exhibition and play on addiction — during a reception on Friday.  The exhibition, which features work created by artists who have a connection to More...

City’s garden walk to showcase local blooms this weekend

The third annual City of Tonawanda Garden Walk will be back this weekend for a two-day tour of 26 home gardens, many of which will be available to visitors at night. More...

WINNING VOICE

— Amherst resident Camryn Clune, winner of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's Buffalo Kids Sing competition, performs “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” with the BPO on Sunday, during a More...

Budget outlook, ADA anniversary highlight July

Summer is off to a hot start in Erie County, and I experienced that firsthand recently as I joined thousands of residents and visitors to celebrate Independence Day festivities across the county. More...

Sweet Home makes moves to engage community

Graduation is always a special night for our students and families. More...

DA’s Office target of bomb threat

The Erie County District Attorney’s Office received a suspicious, threatening letter Monday that law enforcement officials believe was sent by an incarcerated man.  More...

Town man killed by train

A Tonawanda man was struck and killed by a northbound Amtrak train at approximately 8:30 p.m. on July 3, on railroad tracks in the vicinity of Sheridan Drive and Military Road.  Town of Tonawanda Police identified the man as Eric C. More...

Greenleaf residents air grievances about new neighbor

Residents of Greenleaf Avenue and Fries Road pressed the Tonawanda Town Board on Monday to take action against a new property owner in their neighborhood, who they said is planning to split his large corner lot and build a second home, a prospect the More...

El-Behairy vows to stand up for individuals being left behind by federal government

Carima El-Behairy, the endorsed Democratic candidate running for the 60th Senate District, recently pledged to stand up for residents of New York State whom the federal government is leaving behind. More...

READY FOR THE SHOW

— Ethan and Ella Weber, left, Aubrey, Aiden and Adelynn Crum, and Johann Rapp wait patiently for the fireworks to begin at Kenney Field on July 3. More...

Deciding the future of the Erie County Water Authority

I recently traveled to New York City, and while waiting for a subway train, I glanced down at the tracks.  There, I saw the two rails upon which the train travels, and the electrified third rail, which supplies power for the train’s motor. More...

Secrecy surrounds track coach’s resignation

Sweet Home

Students and parents from the Sweet Home community spoke Monday night for more than 90 minutes about the values of a varsity track and cross country coach who suddenly resigned from his position.  `As per policy, no board members or administrato More...

Tours of Open Gardens adds Graycliff Estate

April showers bring May flowers, which make for beautiful gardens in July. More...