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Funeral set for Friday for Legislature Chairman Paul Stockman

SOUTH DAYTON - Cattaraugus County lawmakers will gather together for calling hours Thursday for Legislature Chairman Paula Stokman of South Dayton, who died unexpectedly Saturday. Legislators will enter the DiStasio Funeral Home, 478 Route 83 at Balcom Corners, South Dayton, at 3 p.m. to pay their r

SALAMANCA PRESS - 2018-01-16 14:19:00

Den's Auto owner purchases Haley's Auto

SALAMANCA - Haley's Auto Shop in the town of Salamanca has a new owner, but the only other thing that's changing for now is the name. Dennis Urbanski, owner of Den's Auto since 1976 - one of the longest operating businesses in the city - recently purchased Haley's Auto Shop north of the city on Rout

SALAMANCA PRESS - 2018-01-16 15:14:00

Collins Public Library sets coming events

Tinkering in the Library: Saturday, Jan. 20 at 11 a.m. Different rotating activities each month. Fun for the whole family. Geared toward families with children 1-12. Stop by or call to register. Book Club: Monday, Jan. 22 at 11 a.m. We will be discussing "Bel Canto" by Ann Patchett. You can request

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Gowanda Mayor Eyes Positive Changes, Future Improvements

GOWANDA - As optimism goes up for Gowanda residents, the fiscal stress and monetary problems are going down. What once was in the top five for most stress (meaning struggling financially) in all of the governments in New York, Gowanda is dropping steadily. New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNap

POST-JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

State & Union: Reader notes discrepancy of gas prices

John Artlip of Olean sent us a couple pictures Monday that illustrate the discrepancy that can exist regarding the price per gallon of gasoline - with the emphasis on the price in Olean often seeming high. On a recent trip to Buffalo, John noted a posted price for gasoline at a Springville Country F

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-01-16 17:00:00

Letters: One weather report is fine, but stations go overboard

We all agree with a recent writer on the need to know what the weather will be, and how difficult a question that can be for those of us living in the amazingly variable conditions of Western New York. (I commuted between Buffalo and Springville for 30 years with the common occurrence of cloudless,

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-16 21:48:04

Salamanca Town Board may appoint new supervisor Thursday

SALAMANCA - The Salamanca Town Board will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall to conduct its reorganization meeting for 2018 that was adjourned from last week. Town officials were still in shock last Tuesday from the Dec. 15 deaths of Supervisor Michael Phillips, who was re-elected to a third t

SALAMANCA PRESS - 2018-01-16 14:10:00

Overnight snowfall tallies show Springville area on top

The National Weather Service published its morning list of the snowfall totals across the Buffalo Niagara region over the last 24 hours. That included 1.7 inches at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, which pushed the season's snowfall total for Buffalo over 50 inches. Here's a look around We

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-16 14:29:59

Auburn's Prison City brewery again ranks high in national beer tasting

For the second time in two years, Auburn's Prison City Pub & Brewery has landed one of its beers in the Top 25 ranking for a national magazine's blind taste test. This time, Prison City's Chin Check earned the No. 25 spot in Paste magazine's rating of barleywines. The staff of the online magazine ta

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-16 21:16:11

Auburn man who seriously injured couple in DWI crash resentenced for violating probation

AUBURN - When Peter Giacona was released from prison in August 2016, he was placed on probation in Cayuga County. But there were conditions he had to adhere to - and one was to abstain from drinking. In December, with less than a year left on probation, Giacona slipped up, Cayuga County District At

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-01-16 20:30:00

Auburn YMCA program seeks mentors

With January being National Mentoring Month, the Auburn YMCA's Y-Pals youth mentoring program thanks its current mentors and asks other members of the community to volunteer with the program. The program gives local children someone to look up to and someone to guide them. Mentors commit to meet the

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-01-16 18:00:00

Auburn Historic and Cultural Sites Commission selects new chair

Members of the Auburn Historic and Cultural Sites Commission elected the group's newest chairperson during their bimonthly meeting on Jan. 10. Auburn Public Theater's Artistic Director Angela Daddabbo will lead the commission for the next year, commission member and Auburn City Councilor Jimmy Gian

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-01-15 19:15:00

Auburn church celebrating Scout Sunday, continuing group meetings

Westminster Presbyterian Church will observe Scout Sunday with a service for Boy and Girl Scouts, their families and troop leaders at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, at the church, 17 William St., Auburn. The worship will be led by the Rev. Patrick D. Heery, who is an Eagle Scout. All are welcome. Also, t


Ormie King: Remembering Auburn's Chet 'The Jet' Copes

Part of today's article was given to me by a young friend named Frank Lumb, and he titled it "The Lumb family remembrance of Chet Copes": In 1956, at the tender age of 6 years old, I met Chet Copes and his family. At that age, I still remember the "racing" days at Falcon Park and at a track at the l


Auburn Zonta Club: How we make a difference here

"Out with the old and in with the new" is an adage I have heard all my life. And, as the new year begins, I'm sure this saying will prove true, because technology and human nature change our world daily. However, some things, no matter how old, do not need to change. One such thing is the concept of


Cayuga County-area schools get modest state aid bump in Cuomo's budget plan

Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed a 3 percent state school increase in his 2018-19 executive budget released Tuesday, including a small hike for nine school districts in the Cayuga County area. Under Cuomo's spending plan, the Auburn school district's foundation aid would increase by 1.38 percent to $30,1

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-01-16 22:32:00

StoneGate hard at work at Passaic riverside development

While Steven Gelbutch of development company StoneGate is no stranger to developing in often overlooked areas, his latest project in South Market Street, Passaic, is attempting to not only redefine the neighborhood, but the city's riverside. At a 70,000-square-foot abandoned industrial building next

NJBIZ - 2018-01-16 19:40:00

Winter weather advisory; snow expected

The region is under a winter weather advisory through Wednesday. It currently is set to expire at 5 a.m. Wednesday in Sullivan County, 3 p.m. Wednesday in Ulster County and 4 p.m. Wednesday in Orange County. In Orange County, 2 to 4 inches is possible by tonight and another 1 to 2 inches tomorrow. I

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-01-16 11:20:48

Newark police ID fatal hit-and-run victim, seek car involved

A white Hyundai is being sought in connection with a fatal hit-and-run that happened Sunday, Newark police said. The Essex County Prosecutor's Office said Tuesday that the white Hyundai sedan is a model between 2015 and 2018, and that it may have front bumper damage. RELATED: Officials probe fatal p

NEWS 12 - 2018-01-16 21:19:00

Harding councilman elected to chair Great Swamp Watershed Committee

Family and friends of the late Helen Mead Platt celebrated her equestrian legacy with an honorary run of horses and fox-hunting hounds on the grounds of Hartley Farms in Harding. IPHONE VIDEO BY WILLIAM WESTHOVEN SEPT. 23, 2017 William Westhoven HARDING - The Great Swamp Watershed Association follo

DAILY RECORD - 2018-01-16 22:46:24