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National Hunting and Fishing Day encourages sportsmen to get outside and promote sport

With rising childhood obesity rates, here are 5 tips to keep your kids healthy over the summer. Maggie Gilroy / Staff video National Hunting and Fishing Day is Saturday, and the New York State Department of Conservation is encouraging hunters and anglers to participate -- and anyone can fish the fr

PRESSCONNECTS - 2017-09-19 14:49:24

13th Garlic Festival has something for the garlic lover in all of us

Helma De Vries-Jordan of Olean with her 9-month-old son, Elco, enjoying some fresh garlic scapes at the Cuba Garlic Festival Saturday afternoon. Adam Miller CUBA - The odoriferous vegetable, the garlic, was once again the centerpiece of the weekend in Cuba. It is anticipated that, along with good we

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-17 16:15:00

Three shot in Kensington-Fillmore neighborhood

Three men were shot Saturday night near Holden Street and Jewett Avenue., Buffalo police reported. Detectives said the three -- ages 23, 27 and 40 -- were shot at about 9:30 p.m. in the Kensington-Fillmore avenues area and transported to Erie County Medical Center with apparent non-fatal injuries. A

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-17 13:25:48

The Latest: US, Cuban diplomats to discuss health incidents

NEW YORK (AP) - The Latest on the investigation into unexplained incidents harming the health of American diplomats in Havana (all times local): 1:20 p.m. The United States plans to discuss concerns with Cuba over American diplomats harmed in unexplained incidents in Havana during a meeting in Washi

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-18 17:53:55

Cuba mystery: What theories US investigators are pursuing

WASHINGTON - There must be an answer. Whatever is harming U.S. diplomats in Havana, it's eluded the doctors, scientists and intelligence analysts scouring for answers. Investigators have chased many theories, including a sonic attack, electromagnetic weapon or flawed spying device. Each explanation

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2017-09-17 03:00:00

Beautiful weather is prime for good walleye/perch fishing

OBSERVER Photo by Gene Pauszek Dominic Begier puts the finishing touches on one of his hand tied fishing flies at the free Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club Monday night fly classes. The weather this coming week is supposed to be beautiful. No precipitation in sight, calm winds and warm tempera

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

Police departments dodged sunshine law requests, ACLU claims

Police departments in almost two dozen towns and cities across the state tried to dodge Freedom of Information requests seeking information about their use of force, complaints about alleged brutality, racial profiling and the use of surveillance technology, according to the New York Civil Liberties

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-18 14:58:20

George Michael's death shocked pals

George Michael's death was a "massive shock" to his friends because he'd been feeling "good" before his passing. The 'Freedom' singer passed away from natural causes at the age of 53 last Christmas Day (12.25.16) and his friend and former backing singer Shirlie Holliman was stunned by the news. She

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-17 08:00:00

HOLLASCH, Eleanor Gloria (Myrick)

HOLLASCH - Eleanor Gloria (nee Myrick) Passed away in her sleep at Hospice Wells House at Beechwood in Amherst, NY on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the age of 94. She was born in Franklinville, NY on March 28, 1923, the daughter of Fred O. Myrick and Doris K. Myrick (nee Kenfield). Known in later l

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-17 04:00:00

Charges continue to pile up for Farmersville teen, now charged with arson

FARMERSVILLE - A Farmersville teen who caused an Amber Alert in May and faces felony sex charges has been arrested once again, this time in connection with suspicious fires. Joshua R. Monette, 18, of Farmersville, was charged Friday with third-degree arson, a class C felony, and second-degree crimin

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-19 15:30:00

My View: Hospital will always remain in my heart

My hospital sits on a well-traveled country road in rural Erie County. It draws patients from Arcade to Gowanda and everywhere in between. They visit to get healthy, to stay healthy and to heal what ails them. I call Bertrand Chaffee Hospital "my hospital" with good reason. I started my first and on

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-18 20:30:57

Out of Darkness Walk shines light on suicide

OLEAN - Public awareness about the risk of suicide was the message delivered Sunday morning by a solemn parade of walkers stretching along a mile of sidewalk between Good Times of Olean and and Lincoln Park. Olean's fifth annual Out of the Darkness Community Walk for suicide prevention also aimed to

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-18 18:00:00

State and Union: Sgt. Edwards lived a life of service

In Saturday's edition, the son of Korean War veteran Leonard K. Edwards, who grew up in Olean, shared more information about the service of his father. Sgt. Edwards, who joined the U.S. Army in 1940 and was wounded in the South Pacific in World War II, was the sole survivor of a squad being wiped ou

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-17 18:00:00

Still hope for old building

So a new glimmer of hope has appeared for the redevelopment of the historic build- ing at the corner of North Union and West State streets. The city's Urban Renewal Agency approved a resolution this week giving preferred developer status to Savarino Companies, LLC, of Buffalo, allowing the firm to h

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-17 16:35:00

State Police: Drunk driver crashes into pole

TOWN OF YORKSHIRE, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Cattaraugus County driver has been charged with striking a utility pole while drunk. New York State Police say Franklinville resident Andrew Vosburg, 32, crashed into a pole in the Town of Yorkshire this weekend. He was found by Troopers on Block Rd. around 3:30 a.

WIVB - 2017-09-18 13:27:55

Port Allegany campaign for United Way off to great start

Solicitation efforts for the Port Allegany campaign for United Way have begun, and officials say it's been a great start to the annual appeal. "We've already raised 25 percent of the $15,000 goal established for the Port Allegany community this year," said Executive Director Mandi Wilton Davis. "We'

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-09-19 14:00:00

Demolition underway at major building in WVDP cleanup

WEST VALLEY - Demolition has begun on a major building at the West Valley Demonstration Project, site of the federal-state cleanup at the first commercial nuclear fuel reprocessing plant in the U.S. The vitrification facility, where more than 600,000 gallons of radioactive liquid waste were processe

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-19 18:00:00

New scoreboard installed at Crowley Park

SALAMANCA - Athletes and spectators of Crowley Park are now enjoying a more modern scoreboard during games thanks to grants from Cattaraugus County and the Seneca Nation of Indians. The Common Council last week authorized the submission and acceptance of $4,000 in grant funds from the Cattaraugus Co

SALAMANCA PRESS - 2017-09-19 21:06:00

Everyone Matters group presents at council meeting

SALAMANCA - If you were around for Celebrate Salamanca Day, you might have seen a group of individuals in blue T-shirts cleaning up the gardens in front of the Salamanca Mall. That group was Everyone Matters (EM), a nonprofit community service group formed four years ago in Rochester. The group want

SALAMANCA PRESS - 2017-09-19 13:31:00

Community hub: State applauds upgrades in senior living

IOANNIS PASHAKIS/Sun-Gazette Britt Bassett, right, president of Bassett Engineering, shows Rick Vilello, deputy secretary of the state Department of Community and Economic Development, the plans for the park outside of Nippenose Valley Village. Nippenose Valley Village, a personal care home in Limes

WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00