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Mother Nature's forces duking it out

St Cathatines Standard - Sun, 03/20/2011 - 16:19
Amanda Lord had spring on the brain, despite Sunday's shivering 3°C temperatures. Lord, a Brock University student, was enjoying clear skies with a couple of Brock friends inside Montebello Park. "I feel spring-like," said Lord, 21.[...]

Niagara's new bishop meets the masses

St Cathatines Standard - Sun, 03/20/2011 - 14:50
They tugged his sleeve. They shook his hand. They snapped pictures. At times, it was like a pop star had come to St. Thomas More Catholic Church. When you're Niagara's newest Bishop, everyone wants a minute of your time.[...]

Mother Nature's forces duking it out

The Welland Tribune - Sun, 03/20/2011 - 13:00
ST. CATHARINES — Amanda Lord had spring on the brain, despite Sunday's shivering 3°C temperatures. Lord, a Brock University student, was enjoying clear skies with a couple of Brock friends inside Montebello Park.[...]

Arab League criticises West’s Libya strikes — WITH VIDEO

Niagara Falls Review - Sun, 03/20/2011 - 12:47
Western forces pounded Libya's air defenses and patrolled its skies on Sunday, but their day-old intervention hit a serious diplomatic setback as the Arab League chief condemned the "bombardment of civilians." As European and U.S.[...]

Quebec team wins national title

The Welland Tribune - Sun, 03/20/2011 - 02:50
WELLAND – Winning a national championship can leave a player speechless. For Jannie Jacques, there wasn't much need to speak Saturday night. Her basketball skills did most of the work.[...]

Charges laid in confrontation inside Falls store

Niagara Falls Review - Sat, 03/19/2011 - 14:50
Several men face a variety of charges following a violent incident inside a Niagara Falls jewelry store. Niagara Regional Police say on Thursday at about 1:20 p.m., they responded to the Gold'n Memories Jewelers at 6847 Morrison St.[...]

Should Salvia be illegal?

Niagara Falls Review - Sat, 03/19/2011 - 12:12
His son is now off salvia -- the herbal hallucinogen the federal government is proposing to make illegal. But one father vividly remembers when his son smoked the stuff . "It scared the pants off of me," says the Niagara-on-the-Lake man.[...]

Hertel whodunit solved

Buffalo News - Buffalo - Thu, 07/15/2010 - 17:39
If you cast a coin into the Trevi Fountain in Rome, you will come back to the ancient city someday. That's what they say in Italy.

No decision made yet on cameras at stoplights

Buffalo News - Buffalo - Thu, 07/15/2010 - 17:16
The plan to install cameras at Buffalo's busiest intersections to nab red-light runners is stuck on yellow.

NAACP protests sentence in Falls rape

Buffalo News - Thu, 07/15/2010 - 15:22
LOCKPORT -- Tensions that have brewed for years between leaders of the Niagara Falls African-American community and the city police department spilled into Niagara County Court Wednesday, when leaders of the city's NAACP chapter complained of a rush to judgment in a rape case.

Hard-driving Steinbrenner had a soft spot for Buffalo

Buffalo News - Buffalo - Thu, 07/15/2010 - 13:38
George Steinbrenner's fame as the hard-driving, up-the-ante owner of the New York Yankees often surpassed that of Major League Hall of Famers.

6 months added to term of Crego

Buffalo News - Thu, 07/15/2010 - 11:18
LOCKPORT--A former city resident who jumped bail before police tracked his whereabouts using Facebook and MySpace saw another six months added to his jail time Wednesday.

County would rebuild Akron roads

Buffalo News - Buffalo - Thu, 07/15/2010 - 10:51
Erie County is offering to reconstruct three of its roads in Akron on the condition that the village take them over.

Police honor county DA's Office

Buffalo News - Thu, 07/15/2010 - 10:51
NIAGARA FALLS -- The Niagara Falls Police Club has honored the Niagara County District Attorney's Office for the work prosecutors did to convict a city man who shot his ex-girlfriend and two city police officers early last year.

Drama of kite-flying boy on tap for Oakwood Cemetery

Buffalo News - Thu, 07/15/2010 - 10:51
NIAGARA FALLS--A re-enactor will re-create the role of Homan Walsh, the 16-year-old boy who won the kite-flying contest to carry a starter line across the Niagara River gorge to begin the building of the Suspension Bridge, during a benefit program from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday in Oakwood Cemetery, 763 Portage Road.

'Summer of '69´ slated for Hennepin Park Gazebo

Buffalo News - Thu, 07/15/2010 - 10:51
LEWISTON--Lewiston rock musicians will “band together” to bring back memories at their Sixth Annual “Summer of '69” event at 6 p.m. Friday at the Hennepin Park Gazebo, Fourth and Center streets.

Catholic Charities misses goal for third year

Buffalo News - Buffalo - Thu, 07/15/2010 - 10:51
Catholic Charities of Buffalo collected nearly $10.3 million in cash and pledges for its 2010 appeal, falling just shy of a $10.5 million goal.

Walking tour spotlights Massachusetts Avenue work

Buffalo News - Buffalo - Thu, 07/15/2010 - 10:51
The revitalization of Massachusetts Avenue on Buffalo's West Side didn't end with “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” last fall. Residents and volunteers are continuing to make improvements.

Four downtown streets face traffic restrictions

Buffalo News - Buffalo - Thu, 07/15/2010 - 10:51
Traffic will be restricted on four streets in downtown Buffalo for a week, beginning today, because of road reconstruction, the Department of Public Works says.

Metro bus driver shuns acclaim after saving 10

Buffalo News - Buffalo - Thu, 07/15/2010 - 10:51
Metro Bus driver Richard Lucas is a reluctant hero who is shunning the attention being heaped upon him for rescuing two families earlier this week from a burning South Park Avenue home.
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