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One Historic New York State College Is Changing It’s Name

One historic New York State college is changing it's name. Founded as a men's college in 1948, and becoming coeducational in 1971, St. John Fisher College near Rochester has always been known as a "college" vs a "university." St. John Fisher College will no longer be the official name of that institution as of July 1st 2022. The school’s name will be changing to St. John Fisher University.
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Albion Man Charged After Allegedly Selling Stolen Catalytic Converter

An Orleans county man is under arrest, facing a theft-related charge, after he allegedly sold stolen property to a junkyard. In a written release the New York State Police says that troopers were investigating the theft of a catalytic converter from a truck that had been parked at an address on West Lee Road in the town of Barre, New York. Barre is located between Buffalo and Rochester.
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Bus full of food donations from Rochester delivered in East Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A group traveled from Rochester to East Buffalo to deliver a bus full of food donations on Saturday. Members of the group Uniting and Healing through Hope of Monroe County delivered non-perishable food and personal care items in support of families that have been impacted by the Tops Market mass shooting that happened on May 14 on Jefferson Avenue.

Volunteers come to lend a hand at Riverdale Cemetery

LEWISTON, N.Y. (WIVB) — The community came out with lawn mowers and weed whackers in hand after hearing Riverdale Cemetery needed help. Earlier this week, News 4 responded to concerns from people who had loved ones buried in the cemetery, and spoke to Riverdale office manager, Katherine Scott, on why the grass has grown into […]

Welcome to the jungle

To say one is stunned upon walking into James Wisnieski’s plant loft is an understatement. As the door opens, guests are instantly transported into a tropical plant paradise, covered from floor to ceiling with dozens of both familiar and unique plants. There are glass cases flanking his television, its shelves filled to the brim with greenery, and two greenhouses that encase James’ carnivorous and specialty plants.

Buffalo Thrifting: The Thrill of Hunt

There are ample opportunities to get your thrift on in and around Buffalo. Thrift stores of several sizes, benefitting an array of causes, can be found throughout the Buffalo metro. They offer a wealth of places to buy secondhand clothing, housewares, toys, furniture, and electronics. Here’s a round-up of thrift...

Global Flavors Abound in Buffalo

Buffalo, like many US cities, was built by immigrants. Today the city retains its position as a safe haven for foreign-born Americans and those seeking refuge. Many of the Queen City’s signature dishes and food traditions stem from the influence of Buffalo’s first-wave immigrants. In the 1840s, the Irish arrived seeking relief from famine. Soon came Germans and Polish Jews who were followed by a surge of Ashkenazi Jews from Eastern Europe. Over the last few decades of the 19th century, the city was teeming with newly settled Poles and Italians seeking independence, freedom, and a better life.

Good Times At The University United Festival In Buffalo [Photos]

Get ready for a great time at the free University United Festival with the entire family. The festival expanded to two days this year - Saturday, June 11, which already took place, and Sunday, Jun 12, 2022. It is at Buffalo South Campus Rotary Field, across from the VA Hospital on Bailey Avenue in the heart of Buffalo’s University District. Whether or not you and your family live in the University District, you are still invited out to enjoy lots of fun activities. The brainchild of University District Councilmember Rasheed N.C. Wyatt and his wonderful staff, the festival is more than just a concert.

Ten Lives Club to host ‘Stanley Kitten Cup’ event

WEST SENECA, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Kitten Games Series is back, as the Ten Lives Cat Adoption Group will be hosting its second game of 2022, with two teams of kittens competing in a game of hockey on Saturday, June 18. Trainwreck Sports will provide live commentary for the event, as the Rockin’ Buffalos take […]
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Dozens of Malnourished Rabbits Abandoned in Upstate NY Home

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A woman evicted from a house in upstate New York left her landlord a parting gift: nearly 60 malnourished rabbits hopping from room to room and in the basement. The woman now faces six misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty charges, according to the Niagara...