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AP: At least 10 dead in mass shooting at Tops on Jefferson

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Police Department has confirmed a mass shooting at Tops Market on Jefferson Avenue Saturday afternoon around 3, killing at least 10 people before being taken into custody Saturday afternoon, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. Buffalo Police tell 2 On Your Side that...
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Body recovered from the Niagara River in Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The body of a 30-year-old man was recovered from the Niagara River Saturday morning near the foot of Hertel Avenue. A fisherman in his boat spotted the body floating in the river, and crews responded to an emergency call just after 8 a.m., according to a City of Buffalo spokesperson. The […]

Can family-owned Rachel’s Mediterranean turn gyro and souvlaki into big growth in Texas? | Business

Brothers Joseph and Jahad “G” Khoury have big plans to turn Rachel’s Mediterranean Grill into something more than a Buffalo restaurant chain. What started about 16 years ago as a single cafe and deli in Amherst run by the Khoury family has morphed into 14 locations – and they’re in the midst of a push to expand into new upstate markets and even as far away as Texas.

Hamburg Wegmans Closed Unexpectedly On Thursday

If you were shopping at the Wegmans on McKinley, you may have been quickly ushered out on Thursday evening. Customers of Wegmans reported that they were hurrying to clear their grocery list when the store suddenly closed. One Hamburg resident posted on Facebook:. “Wegmans closed just as we got to...

Urban Roots serves as the community’s garden center for 15 years

In 2004, a dedicated group of people living on Buffalo’s West Side got together to brainstorm around the idea of developing a cooperative garden center in the neighborhood. With big box and suburban stores being nearly the only garden resource places at the time, the team felt the importance of keeping their dollars inside our city and for our communities. At the same time, they recognized the opportunity for building a business in this up and coming neighborhood of our city, just five minutes from any yard on Garden Walk Buffalo. The years that followed were spent collecting surveys, offering “plant swaps,” and engaging the community in all things plant related. In 2007 they opened the doors to a brick and mortar shop at 428 Rhode Island Street and have been growing ever since.

Buffalo State College launches restaurant skills bootcamp

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo State College has created a program to help with the shortage of restaurant workers. The course is called "Rise Up Restaurants Ignite Skills and Education." It's a five week-long bootcamp with classes from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m Monday through Wednesday. "Part of the...
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Study: Binge drinking has a powerful impact on the adolescent brain

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Binge drinking is the most common, costly and deadly pattern of excessive alcohol use in the U.S., according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Defined as consuming five or more drinks in a 2-hour period for men or four or more drinks for...

'Celebrate Spring Carnival' returning to the Eastern Hills Mall

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. — Rides, games and food vendors are returning this month to the Eastern Hills Mall. The "Celebrate Spring" event with Hammerl Amusements will take place on two seperate weekends in May, featuring all of your fair food favorites, such as fried dough, funnel cakes, waffles, ice cream, french fries, cotton candy, candy apples, roast beef, pizza and more.