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October 9, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Experts urge vaccination ahead of flu season

Walk into any pharmacy in Western New York, and you will inevitably see a sign letting you know it’s flu season and shots are available.  Flu season in the United States typically can begin as early as October and last as late as May.  More...

Kenmore pair creates psychological thriller based on historical person

Siblings Elizabeth and Andrew Nixon of Kenmore have decided to create a film that features bloodthirsty creatures of the night.  The year was 1611, Katarina has been thrown into a dungeon in Hungary without reason. More...

WNY Kidney Connection to host holiday fundraiser

In the eyes of Jeanette Ostrom, “the greatest gift that you can give someone is the gift of life.”  And as of this week, more than 500 Western New York kidney transplant candidates currently sit on the national waiting list for a via More...

Political brief

State Sen. Mark Grisanti, R-Tonawanda, was named to the “Circle of Friends” for the third straight year by the New York Farm Bureau.   More...

MS organization honors town resident for lifelong devotion

Pearl Kibler, of the Town of Tonawanda, was recently honored by the National MS Society of Upstate New York Chapter for her work with people who have multiple sclerosis.  Kibler is the recipient of the Anne L. More...

Tonawanda fire departments open house

Joseph Pritchard, 6, and his sister, Katherine, 2, of Tonawanda, with Felix Coniglio, past fire chief, sit behind the wheel of engine 5 from the Kenmore Fire Department, during the community wide fir More...

Bridge near Colvin being renamed after deceased state trooper

A bridge in the Town of Tonawanda is going to be renamed in honor of a deceased member of law enforcement.  Following approval in the state Senate and Assembly, Gov. More...

Male registered two times the legal limit in DWI stop

A male who was arrested Tuesday recorded an alcohol content number that was twice the legal limit following a traffic stop in Kenmore.  The vehicle, operated by David Martin, 48, of Depew, was stopped at 1:42 p.m. Oct. More...

Political brief

Kevin Gaughan on Oct. 2 was endorsed by the AFL-CIO in his campaign for Erie County comptroller. Gaughan will be running on the Democratic and Working Families party lines in the November election.   More...