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By Qina Liu » Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Last month we asked you to tell us what Buffalo means to you.  You told us that #BuffaloIs full of history -- from where Millard Fillmore began his political career to the Teddy Roosevelt Inaugural Site. It's the Frank Lloyd Wright buildings, the Buffalo Zoo, the Botanical Gardens, and Niagara Falls. It's the... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Tuesday, January 26, 2016

There's a bizarre musical mystery in downtown Niagara Falls: Someone's been blaring a college fight song out of a vacant building for months, bothering surrounding businesses and residents. The music is the University of Iowa fight song. The story, reported by the Niagara Gazette on Sunday, was picked up by Deadspin... Read More

By Qina Liu » Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Story: New York Side of Niagara Falls to go dry - again Photos: When Niagara Falls first went dry Video: What the dewatered Falls looked like in 1969 Story: Memories abound of water-free Niagara... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Monday, January 25, 2016

When engineers made the American falls run dry in 1969, Chris Hemedinger was there. Just an infant, he sat in a stroller near the brink while his father, Duane, filmed the scene at Niagara Falls with a Super 8 camera. As a proposal moves ahead to dewater the falls again, there's renewed interest about when the... Read More

By Qina Liu » Friday, January 22, 2016

Earlier this week, we shared a list of 50 ways you know you're from Buffalo. Of course, we realize that there are literally thousands of things that represent Buffalo (Anchor Bar and loganberry, just to name a few). We want to see what Buffalo means to you. Show us your Buffalo pride by creating your own Pinterest... Read More

By Sara Meehan » Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo Wednesday kicks off the 2016 New York State legislative session Wednesday in the time-honored ritual of his State of the State message. Read Robert J. McCarthy's suggestions of what to watch for in the governor's speech, and then, at 12:30 p.m., watch it live... Read More

By Sandra Tan » Thursday, January 7, 2016

President Millard Fillmore has two reputations: The good one he enjoys in Buffalo, and the bad one he carries nationally. As Buffalo celebrates his 216th birthday Thursday, that contrast again presents itself. Fillmore is known locally as the president who used his influence as a city lawyer and politician to... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Thursday, January 7, 2016

A convenience store in Fredonia sold a ticket for Wednesday night's Powerball lottery drawing that will bring the winner a $1 million prize. The winning "quick pick" ticket was sold at the Fredonia Food Mart on Temple Street, but the winner has yet to come forward, a spokeswoman for the state Gaming Commission said... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Thursday, January 7, 2016

A woman drove her vehicle into a Grand Island bank Wednesday afternoon, injuring a bank employee, the Erie County Sheriff's Office said. The crash happened at the First Niagara Bank branch at 2300 Grand Island Blvd. just before 4 p.m. Authorities needed a tow truck to extract the car from the building before they... Read More

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