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September 11, 2018 by Daniel Zimmerman (Register to contact)

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South Park HS fallen warriors to receive NYS military awards - News 4

On May 23, 123 South Park High School fallen war heroes will be awarded the New York State Conspicuous *Service* Medal. It is the second highest military ...

CULLINAN, Bernice M. (Downey)  Buffalo News

CULLINAN - Bernice M. (nee Downey) Of West Newton, MA, formerly of Buffalo, NY, died peacefully on March 10, 2019. She was 97. Dee was born in the Old ...

Police called to South Park High School for report of student with stun gun - News 4

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Police were called to South Park High School in Buffalo on Tuesday for a report of a student with a stun gun, a district spokesperson ...

Behind the wide-reaching charity work of Bills linebacker Lorenzo Alexander, who 'backs up his promises every...  The Athletic

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Lorenzo Alexander is a man of his word. When the Bills linebacker promised to take a group of kids from Buffalo's South Park High School ...

Staten Island obituaries for March 17, 2019

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The following is a roundup of obituaries published on Viewing times and guestbooks can be found here. Michael F.

Grand Island Plays On After Defeating South Park  Spectrum News

Grand Island defeats South Park 38-32 in double overtime.

MISSING: Buffalo Police asking for help in finding 15 year old girl - News 4

Buffalo Police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing 15 year old.

Buffalo principal honored as an Everyday Hero

A Buffalo Public Schools principal has earned national recognition and it's not for her work at West Hertel. Cecelie Owens is the founder and president of the ...

West Seneca East remains undefeated  Spectrum News

The last unbeaten team in Section VI Class A3, West Seneca East wins fourth in a row.

South Park High School celebrates state football championship win

The South Park Sparks celebrate a major win this Monday. South Park is the first Buffalo public school to win a state championship.

2018 All-WNY first-team defense: Relentless unit features its share of impact players  Buffalo News

The All-Western New York first team defense was selected by The Buffalo News in consultation with Dick Gallgher and area coaches. Trevor Smith School: Pi…

KROLL, Mary L.  Buffalo News

KROLL - Mary L. Clarence, NY: passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 12, 2019. Born February 6, 1932, to Giacinto and Filomena (nee Arduini) Tiberia.

Maureen Leahy, 57, registered nurse from a large South Buffalo family  Buffalo News

Sept. 16, 1961 — Dec. 13, 2018 Maureen Frances Leahy was one of a large South Buffalo Irish Catholic family. And although she lived in Greenville, S.C., her …

EISMANN, Barbara Ann “Bar”  Buffalo News

EISMANN - Barbara Ann Bar 80, of Huntley, IL, went home to be with her Lord on October 16, 2018. She was born October 20, 1937, in Buffalo, NY, to Helen ...

MARRIOTT, Lois E.  Buffalo News

MARRIOTT - Lois E. November 28, 2018; loving sister of Lowell (Peggy), Ivan (Helen), Len (Sis), Claire, Carl (Marian) and Robert (Marion) Marriott; survived by ...

Dr. John L. Conboy, 89, longtime chief of medicine at Kenmore Mercy  Buffalo News

Nov. 12, 1929 — Nov. 9, 2018 Dr. John L. Conboy didnt make it to his 90th birthday, but his family toasted his life well lived anyway, with many raising h…

William T. O'Connell, funeral director, salesman and 'just plain Bill'  Buffalo News

July 23, 1932 — Sept. 3, 2018 William Thomas OConnell, the second of three sons of a South Buffalo funeral director, wasnt William or Mr. OConnell. To …

Former Sheriff Thomas F. Higgins 'leaves behind an exceptional legacy of service'  Buffalo News

Jan. 26, 1930 – June 26, 2018 Thomas F. Higgins, a Korean War veteran who went on to become a Buffalo Police Department luminary and three-term sheriff of ...

John Owen Toy, history teacher at City Honors and Buffalo State  Buffalo News

July 14, 1944 — July 22, 2018 John Owen Toy had no family in this area. And this year, his sister Nancy Reedy, who lives on Long Island, wasnt able to be wi…

The welfare trap: two mothers, two choices and two struggles for self-sufficiency  Buffalo News

Tasha Moore and Tamara Applewhite knew each other as children at the Langfield housing projects. Both dropped out of high school and got pregnant.

Buffalo Police search for missing 14 year-old  WKBW-TV

Buffalo Police are asking for the public's help finding a missing 14 year-old boy.

Buffalo Public Schools open for Saturday school

Thirteen Buffalo Public Schools are opening up their buildings, two Saturdays a month, for community learning events.

Lorenzo Alexander honored as Buffalo’s Walter Payton Man of the Year honoree 2018  Buffalo Rumblings

Veteran linebacker Lorenzo Alexander is a leader on the playing field, earning the right to don the game-day “C” on his jersey each week as one of the captains ...

WNY Refresh health and wellness events, Oct. 14-21  Buffalo News

FAMILY. Making Strides Walk. 10 a.m. Saturday, Canalside. A similar event will take Oct. 22 in Jamestown. Register at

Reporters' Notebook: April 9, 2018  Buffalo News

OLAF FUB SEZ: A favorite lyric from musical satirist and mathematician Tom Lehrer, born on this date in 1928, “I hold your hand in mine, dear,/ I press it to my ...

Dr. Milford C. Maloney, 90, cardiologist, chief of medicine at Mercy Hospital  Buffalo News

March 15, 1927 – Feb. 9, 2018 Dr. Milford C. Maloney, a cardiologist who chaired the Department of Medicine at Mercy Hospital, always wanted a medical ...

District leaders look for boost for Buffalo schools in state budget  Buffalo News

As state lawmakers move closer to finalizing a new budget for the coming year, it looks as though the Buffalo Public Schools could get a big lift in funding. …

Could CannonDesign leave Grand Island?  Buffalo News

With CannonDesign looking into the possibility of leaving Grand Island, the Grand Island Town Board is starting to make a wish list for the site. Grand Islan…

Online program helps students catch up to graduate  Buffalo News

The Buffalo Public School District is using the GradPoint Online Recovery Program to bolster its efforts to help the district meet its graduation target: 70 per…

A grocer (Wegman) and a banker (Wilmers) team up to help kids  Buffalo News

A grocer and a banker got to talking one day about ways to provide educational opportunities for students enrolled in Buffalo schools. But it wasn't just any…

New innovation schools to engage Buffalo school students  WBFO

The Buffalo Public School District has created an all new Bennett High School. A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday to open the first Computing Academy of.

Teens convicted of murdering Buffalo cab driver  WBFO

A State Supreme Court jury on Friday convicted two 17-year-olds of murder and robbery charges in connection with the shooting death of a Buffalo cab driver.

Women of Influence: Honorees from 2016-2007  Buffalo Business First

Over the last ten years, Buffalo Business First has honored some of the strongest women in the Buffalo area.

New Innovative High Schools  Buffalo Rising

Earlier this week, Superintendent Kriner Cash held a ribbon cutting for one of his new concept schools called Innovative High Schools. These high schools will ...

NeXt writer ranks 16 greatest athletes from the 716  Buffalo News

Jim. Thurman. The French Connection. We all know these names and more by heart. But what about the athletes who began their careers in and around West…

Nation's second-longest active win streak ends as Maine-Endwell (N.Y.) falls  USA TODAY High School Sports

Maine-Endwell's historic football win streak is a thing of the past. The Spartans from Endicott, N.Y., turned over the football seven times in a 43-26 loss to Buffalo ...

City schools want to upgrade sports facilities, standards for playing  Buffalo News

Student athletes in the Buffalo Public Schools often practice and compete in facilities lacking locker rooms, equipment and showers. Their coaches are hired …

Paul Casseri finds his place at Lewiston Porter School District  Niagara Gazette

With apologies to the Beatles, you could say that Paul Casseri took a “Long and Winding Road” to becoming the superintendent of the Lewiston-Porter School ...

Construction Watch: Patrick J. Paladino Memorial Boathouse  Buffalo Rising

It will be a great day in the Old First Ward when the Patrick J. Paladino Memorial Boathouse is complete. At that time, Buffalo rowers will have a dedicated home ...

One on one interview with Lorenzo Alexander  Buffalo Rumblings

We spoke on a lot of things, but how Alexander was brought up determined how he manages himself today.

St. Bonaventure wins first tournament game since 1970

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- Courtney Stockard returned from a hamstring injury and scored 26 points, and Jaylen Adams made a jumper and three free throws in the ...

City Shaper: Tom McDonnell  WGRZ-TV

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Each Monday, we introduce you to a City Shaper - a business owner or community member who is doing something to make Western New ...

Syracuse school, 19 others in the state, get one year to turn around before being taken over

Syracuse has 18 schools that could be taken over by a "turnaround expert" in the next two years.

Casseri chosen to lead Lewiston-Porter  Niagara Gazette

LEWISTON – The Lewiston-Porter Board of Education announced Thursday that Paul J. Casseri, current principal of the district's high school, will succeed R.

A tale of two city youths, and how one survived the odds  Buffalo News

Two boys, born to drug-addicted mothers on East Side, get a *fresh* start at Williamsville South. One goes to college, the other ends up dead.

Tackling Buffalo's high teen pregnancy rate  WBFO

A new program was launched Wednesday to reduce high teen pregnancy rates in Erie County. HOPE Buffalo is in collaboration with United Way and the Erie.

Yonkers school wins lawsuit versus NY  The Journal News |

A state Supreme Court judge ruled the state erred when it withheld money from a Yonkers school.

“I’m ‘That Furniture Guy’ and I Save Buffalo’s history.”  Buffalo Rising

A new furniture repair shop and wood restoration business has opened up on Amherst Street in Black Rock. It's called 'That Furniture Guy.” The following ...

At 91, CNY man who survived WWII gives back to today's veterans through art

Reginald Adams, who served in World War II in the U.S. Navy, suffered what today would be called post-traumatic stress disorder. At artist, he used art to help ...


By Carl Paladino;. Let me state at the onset: No one forced me to seek to change the sick and failed public education system in Buffalo. I am passionate about ...

Lewiston-Porter meets superintendent candidates  Niagara Frontier Publications

The process is moving ahead in the Lewiston-Porter Central School District's superintendent search.

St. James Episcopal School Appoints Deborah David as Head of School  PR Web

The Board of Trustees of St. James' Episcopal School has named Deborah David as the new head of St. James' School. Mrs. David, a celebrated educator and ...

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