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Man charged in South Buffalo slaying of former girlfriend out on bail  Buffalo News

A Buffalo man charged with shooting and killing his former girlfriend has been released on bail. Shane Casado, 24, was indicted on a charge of second-degree ...

HARDER, William “Bill”  Buffalo News

HARDER - William Bill Of Garden Valley, ID passed away peacefully on March 4, 2019, after a long illness. Bill was formerly from Orchard Park, NY, where he ...

Kyle D. Hartman, 69, of Rensselaer Falls  WWNY TV 7

Kyle D. Hartman, son of the late Cornelius W. and Priscilla A. T. Hartman, was born on September 9, 1949 in Buffalo, NY and passed March 13, 2019 in his ...

ULLRICH, George W.  Buffalo News

ULLRICH - George W. 81, of Hingham, MA, passed away peacefully on February 8, 2019, following a brief illness. George was born on September 13, 1937, ...

Orchard Park High School to add Resource Officer  Spectrum News

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- A school resource officer will report to Orchard Park High School by September, and he or she will not only work to keep the school ...

Orchard Park Schools tackling teenage suicide through program for parents  WKBW-TV

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WKBW) — Stastistics show teenage suicide rates on the rise across the United States. Experts in Western New York say local numbers ...

Orchard Park H.S. grad killed in Tennessee while chasing suspected car thieves - News 4

The search continues Tuesday for the two men who shot and killed a man who was following suspects who are believed to have been into cars outside his ...

Jack Ables, former Orchard Park High School principal and Air Force Reservist  Buffalo News

Nov. 2, 1929 – March 22, 2018 Jack Ables, a longtime Orchard Park High School principal, died Thursday in the Rosa Coplon Jewish Home and Infirmary on the ...

School district responds after student not allowed to walk for graduation ceremony  WIVB-TV News 4

An Orchard Park High School student not being able to walk at his school's graduation ceremony has caused a stir on social media.

O.P. teen hockey player killed in one-car crash  WKBW-TV

Orchard Park police say high speed is believed to be the cause of a one-car crash that took the life of 19-year-old Jack Corbett of Orchard Park.

Neighbors cry foul over football fields in Orchard Park  Buffalo News

Some Orchard Park residents are unhappy about the football fields and parking lot the town is building on town-owned greenspace behind their homes.

WNY high school student-athletes sign letters of intent on National Signing Day

BUFFALO, N.Y. — High school student-athletes all across Western New York signed their national letters of intent to continue their sport at the next level.

School district starts mental health series for parents after influx of students seek help - News 4

The Orchard Park School District is starting something new to combat mental health issues in their schools. Orchard Park parents are invited to a speical ...

Western New York native shot to death chasing car break-in suspects in Tennessee  WKBW-TV

Neighbors near Nashville and here at home are mourning the death of a Western New York native shot by two suspected car burglars. According to Metro ...

CLAUSS, Joseph G., Sr., DDS  Buffalo News

CLAUSS - Joseph G., Sr., D.D.S. Of Orchard Park, NY. August 7, 2018. Beloved husband of Elizabeth Ann (McArthur) Clauss; dearest father of Joseph G. (Sally) ...

Eden Schools Remember Amy Banks  Spectrum News

Beloved counselor Amy Banks died of a heart attack at 47.

Teen vaping poses new twist to old problem for schools  Buffalo News

But the front lines in the battle over e-cigarettes are inside your local high school — and middle school, for that matter.

Police to hold active shooter training at Orchard Park High School Friday

Police, in cooperation with fire and EMS officials, will hold the event from 6-11 p.m..

CBD Products Gain Popularity in Western New York  Spectrum News

Capitalizing on a growing trend, Mark Woronchuk and his business partner opened their store, CBD Kings, on Abbott Rd. in South Buffalo last September.

All-Western New York Baseball Honor Roll  Buffalo News

Here is the All-Western New York baseball honor roll: Player of the Year: Charlie Mack (Williamsville East) FIRST TEAM Pos. Name School Yr. P Tom Bedn…

Bohen, Burke Rematch for Assembly  Spectrum News

Incumbent Erik Bohen faces Erie County Legislator Patrick Burke for the second time this year.

High School Roundup: Brocton baseball earns first trip to semis, Green leads in state golf  Buffalo News

Brocton baseball is heading to the state semifinals for the first time in school history. Ronald Brown threw nine strikeouts in a complete-game outing as the…

Warm Hugs for the Homeless  Spectrum News

She's just eight years old but Nyla Moore is on a mission to keep the less fortunate warm this winter.

Orchard Park High School football player with autism able to play 5th year while appeal is processed

An online petition started by Senator Tim Kennedy went viral. Jacob was granted a stay so he can play while his appeal is processed.

Girls spend summer at Sheas  Spectrum News

Two young women from Cheektowaga have volunteered to help maintain the iconic theatre in Buffalo.

Proposed Erie County Budget  Spectrum News

County Executive Mark Poloncarz released his 2019 budget proposal, which includes the largest tax cut in more than a decade.

Anger over Ebenezer eyesore  Spectrum News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — It's supposed to bring beauty, but to some, the former Ebenezer Greenhouse is currently nothing but a blight. The family-owned business is ...

BMHA responds to comptroller request for third party audit  Spectrum News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — City Comptroller Mark Schroeder is calling for city government to get involved in auditing plans for Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority.

New Erie County Smoking Law  Spectrum News

It's a law that's sure to get people fired up. The Erie County Legislature unanimously passed a law Thursday to ban smoking in personal vehicles if any of the ...

City Shaper: Kate Sarata

She's the Executive Director of The *Service* Collaborative.

New York High School Swimming Section Championship Week 2019  SwimSwam

Championship Week begins as Horace Greeley High School wins the Section I Championship.

Mother's plea over shared video of son's drowning  Spectrum News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Mario Guthrie and his friend Scott Vater drowned in the Niagara River last Monday. Since then, cell phone video of the drowning deaths ...

Chef Steven Gedra takes on 'Beat Bobby Flay'  Buffalo News

Steven Gedra, chef-owner of The Black Sheep, makes his television debut later this month on Beat Bobby Flay. The airdate is Nov. 29, he said. The Orchard P…

Buffalo Auto Body Shop Donates Tools of the Trade  Spectrum News

Inside the auto body repair shop at the Ormsby Educational Center in East Aurora, students like 17-year-old like Noah Goetz learn the ins and outs of fixing up ...

Niagara Catholic memorabilia sale and auction  Spectrum News

Niagara Catholic won't be open to students this fall, but students, teachers, parents and others can bring the school home with them.

Labatt Brew House and Draft Room Set to Open  Spectrum News

A longtime favorite of Buffalo beer drinkers is branching out. Labatt USA and Pegula Sports and Entertainment's joint venture for a brewery and restaurant in the ...

Niagara University launches student-run Airbnb  Spectrum News

Summer accommodations in Niagara Falls just got a bit more affordable.

Reporters' Notebook: July 26, 2018  Buffalo News

OLAF FUB SEZ: According to playwright George Bernard Shaw, born on this date in 1856, “Both optimists and pessimists contribute to society. The optimist ...

University at Buffalo South Campus renovation  Spectrum News

The university's original campus will undergo a series of renovation phases that have been in the works for four years.

Orchard Park's Jenna Crean leading with class, named Super 7 Athlete of the Week  WKBW-TV

Orchard Park's Jenna Crean is one of the fastest girls in the country. What's even more impressive -- she's only a sophomore.

Progress at Northland Workforce Training Center  Spectrum News

The facility will offer training in advanced manufacturing and energy fields.

Opioid deaths declining in Erie County  Spectrum News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The number of people in Erie County who died from overdosing on opioid drugs dropped last year for the first time since 2013. And so far in ...

Roswell Park at center of melanoma drug trial  Spectrum News

A new melanoma treatment could increase life expectancy for patients.

Kaleida Health appealing school board nurse decision  Spectrum News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Kaleida Health is prepared take the Buffalo School Board to court over its recent decision to award its school nursing contract to another ...

Upsizing West Seneca Town Board?  Spectrum News

Some residents say a three-member board does not represent enough voices in West Seneca.

Former gang member working against violence in Buffalo  Spectrum News

Lonzell Wiley says the gang code of avoiding innocent victims has deteriorated.

Two teenagers, 13 and 15, have been expelled after their mother refused to have them vaccinated  Daily Mail

Two school girls from Buffalo, New York who didn't attend school for more than two months because they hadn't been vaccinated have now been expelled, their ...

Grand vision for former Adam's Mark Hotel  Spectrum News

Buffalo's largest hotel is getting a makeover with plans for expansion of large convention and meeting spaces.

Downtown movie theater ready to open  Spectrum News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Downtown Buffalo is about to have another entertainment option. Get ready to sit back in a reclining chair watching the silver screen, with a ...

Trash picked up at Gigi's Restaurant  Spectrum News

Residents unhappy about debris left on the curb and future plans for the building under new ownership.

Braves and (the other) Braves both win Saturday to advance in baseball  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Michael Sculli threw his third-straight shutout Saturday to lead Canandaigua to a 4-0 win over Maryvale in the Class A Far West Regional at Orchard Park High ...

Buffalo woman fights for right to die on her own terms  Spectrum News

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Bernadette Hoppe, a Buffalo woman with terminal cancer, is going to Albany to fight for her right to die on her own terms. She has Stage 4 anal ...

Erie County may soon pass its own Fair Housing law  Spectrum News

Erie County is considering its own Fair Housing Act, 50 years after the federal government adopted one.

Former Police Headquarters Ready for Sale  Spectrum News

The City of Buffalo owns a piece of prime real estate downtown that it's ready to sell. Offers will be accepted on the former Buffalo Police Department ...

Getting Orchard Park's Green Lake ready for fish - and water  Buffalo News

When you walk along the bottom of Green Lake in Orchard Park, its hard to imagine fish swimming there again. But water will be returned to the 20-acre lake …

Student of Buffalo Harbor crash victim speaks out  Spectrum News

SPECTRUM NEWS VIDEO: Spectrum News Reporter, Rochelle Alleyne, sits down with 13-year-old Zachary Walsh of Lancaster. The seventh grader speaks ...

Cheektowaga working to slow sewage into Scajaquada Creek  Spectrum News

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. — When it rains, it pours and for decades, oftentimes it's raw sewage pouring into Scajaquada Creek, which runs from Lancaster through ...

Buffalo's freeze on Fruit Belt property sales lifted  Spectrum News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — After a four-year freeze on sales of all city-owned properties in Buffalo's Fruit Belt, the common council voted Tuesday to finally reverse that ...

Board of Education member Catherine Flanagan-Priore resigns  Spectrum News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Board of Education is now short a member. Former Park District representative Dr. Catherine Flanagan-Priore resigned ...

Bisons team up with Sahlens to rename ballpark  Spectrum News

The Bisons believe they've hit a home run with their new naming rights partner for the downtown ballpark. What started as Pilot Field more than 30 years ago will ...

Burchfield Center partially reopens amid potential lawsuit  Spectrum News

WEST SENECA, N.Y. — It was a joyful moment Tuesday when Carol Yetter grabbed the keys to the Burchfield Nature and Art Center in West Seneca.

Canisius Model UN hosts 18 high schools  The Griffin

This Thursday, Nov. 1, over 400 students from 18 local high schools took part in Canisius' Model United Nations Development Organization's (MUNDO's) annual ...

Northtown Plaza overhaul inching closer to construction phase  Spectrum News

Amherst residents are getting a better idea of what Northtown Plaza will eventually look like.

Player Profile: Dillon Janca, Orchard Park

Dick Gallagher presents a high school football player profile on quarterback Dillon Janca from Orchard Park HIgh School.

Neighbors oppose liquor store at former Gigi's  Spectrum News

The new owner of the building plans to open a liquor store where Gigi's served soul food for decades.

Searching for answers in deadly Cheektowaga Hit-and-Run  Spectrum News

Robert Prigl, 55, died one year ago crossing the street to the Buffalo Niagara International Airport.

Future of the Buffalo Psychiatric Center  Spectrum News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Psychiatric Center has undergone $8 million in renovations. How the revamped space will be used is now in question, but some ...

Elder-Abuse-Awareness-Month-in-Erie-County  Spectrum News

Erie County Leaders say elder abuse is on the rise. Spectrum News Reporter, Rochelle Alleyne tells us more about how you can spot it and stop it.

Amherst Chuck E. Cheese could lose game room license  Spectrum News

The Amherst Chuck E. Cheese could lose its gaming license if it doesn't make changes soon.

Lewiston Artisan Market to showcase local vendors  Spectrum News

More than 15 businesses will feature food, health and beauty products and hand-crafted artwork and decor throughout the summer.

Buffalo Public Schools go solar as state pushes for renewable energy  Spectrum News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Public Schools are harnessing solar power for some of the district's electricity demands, as the state continues to push for greater use ...

McKay, Mark Thomas

MOUNT HOREB—Mark Thomas McKay, age 47, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. He was born in Canandaigua, N.Y., Nov. 21, 1971, the ...

Orchard Park 21, Sacred Heart 7  USA TODAY High School Sports

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – Orchard Park beat Sacred Heart 21-7 in girls lacrosse on Friday. Leading the way for the Quakers was Lauren Griffin and Casey Ellis ...

How a guy from Orchard Park changed the internet  Buffalo Business First

Tom Occhino graduated from Orchard Park high school and the University at Buffalo and took a job at Facebook in 2008. A couple years later, he helped create ...

Christy Kern

Christy is a Western New York native, originally from Orchard Park. She co-anchors the 4pm and 6:30pm newscasts.

Supporters of embattled McKinley High principal demand answers from ongoing investigation  Spectrum News

Supporters for a Buffalo principal under investigation for almost of year are now saying it's time for answers.

A fire within: The Brian Dux Story  WKBW Buffalo

Through triumph and tragedy, Brian Dux first defied the odds and is now back with the game that he loves.

Shannon L. Deibel and Brian S. Levy  Buffalo News

Shannon L. Deibel and Brian S. Levy were married at 5 p.m. on Aug. 24, 2017 in Excellence El Carmen, Punta Cana, with Jose Luis Sanchez as officiant. Guests ...

Rob Hackford  WSYR

Rob joined the NewsChannel 9 team as a producer in June 2016. After two years at the station he is excited to be moving up and getting the chance to report.

Court rules in battle over Seneca Nation cigarette taxes  Spectrum News

A state court says it's legal to tax cigarettes sold to non-Native Americans on reservations.

Orchard Park Wins Class A Championship  USA TODAY High School Sports

GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. – Orchard Park beat Clarence 14-7 to win the Class A Section VI title. A big second half sealed the win for Orchard Park. The Quakers ...

Buffalo-born actress spreads 'awesome' with 'Trew Calling'  Buffalo News

She's so cheery and bubbly when she says this, you have to remind yourself that the thought is deep. “Am I doing enough for the world?” Tracey B. Wilson ...

Beth M. Stefani, 62, career consultant and award-winning resume writer  Buffalo News

Dec. 27, 1955 – March 8, 2018 Beth M. Stefani turned the writing of professional resumes into an art. “She had this technique of asking questions and draw…

National Grid tunneling under Buffalo River to push more power  Spectrum News

The utility company is boring a 422-foot long tunnel under the river.

Brewery, beer garden on tap for Labatt House  Spectrum News

The food and drink options for the joint-venture between Pegula Sports and Entertainment and Labatt USA will open this fall.

These are the 25 top school districts in Upstate NY, according to new 2018 ranking

Upstate New York is home to some of the best school districts in the state, and a new ranking from uses four key metrics to rank New ...

Keeping Children's Psych Center put in West Seneca remains priority  Spectrum News

WEST SENECA, N.Y. -- The two challengers for a vacant seat in the state legislature both agree that the Western New York Children's Psychiatric Center should ...

Hollins feeling right at home  The Daily News Online

BATAVIA — Just a week ago, Batavia Muckdogs third baseman David “Bubba” Hollins was in the process of preparing for his senior season at St. Bonaventure.

Iconic Gigi's restaurant to reopen in Northland Corridor  Spectrum News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Northland Avenue Corridor on Buffalo's East Side is a big part of Gov. Cuomo's Buffalo Billion, a major redevelopment project set to turn ...

Wellness effort afoot after deplorable Erie County health rankings  Buffalo News

When Michael Kearns looked at the analytics of his 142nd Assembly District three years ago, he didnt like what he saw in terms of health and well-being. Eri…

High schoolers try out skilled building and construction trades

LAKE VIEW, N.Y. (WIVB) - The growing construction industry is facing a shortage of skilled workers, but the Buffalo Building and Construction Trades Council is ...

State bridge project a headache for some, but life-saving for all  Spectrum News

Construction will start on April 2 and run until fall 2019.

These are the best public high schools in the Buffalo Metro area  WKBW-TV gaveWilliamsvilleEast it's top ranking for the area, giving it a rating of A+ for great teachers, academics, health & safety and clubs & activities.

Five arrested in deadly WNY drug ring bust  Spectrum News

Five men are behind bars after a major drug ring bust. And three of them are facing additional charges for selling drugs so potent, they killed people. Spectrum ...

St. Francis football celebrates NFL success stories  Spectrum News

St. Francis has gained a reputation across the country for producing bright football minds.

Seneca Nation files suit against Cuomo, state agencies in Thruway dispute  Spectrum News

IRVING, N.Y. — The Seneca Nation of Indians filed a lawsuit against Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the state attorney general, the New York State Thruway Authority and ...

Sarah S. Cleveland and David A. Bogner marry in Ohio  Buffalo News

Sarah S. Cleveland and David A. Bogner were married at 1:30 p.m. on June 11 in St. Bernadette Parish in Westlake, Ohio. Guests gathered for a reception at ...

Ljiljanich steps in as Niagara-Wheatfield leader  Niagara Frontier Publications

Daniel Ljiljanich wanted to be a teacher ever since the 10th grade.

Cheryl Ann Hurd, stay-at-home mother who realized dream of becoming a teacher  Buffalo News

Aug. 31, 1956 – Feb. 20, 2018 Cheryl Ann Hurd had two families, one at home and the children she came to love in her classrooms over the last 16 years. An…

Erie County's first rural Code Blue site provides shelter from the cold  Spectrum News

The South Wales Community Hall will offer a place for people to seek relief from freezing temperatures.

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