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Longtime embezzler headed for prison again after $195,000 theft

Melissa S. Wendt of Cambria has a long history of stealing from her employers. She has stolen money from Planned Parenthood of Western New York, the City of Lockport and others. Monday, Wendt pleaded guilty to stealing more than $195,000 from Audubon Machinery Corp., a North Tonawanda manufacturer of oxygen-generating...
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Buffalo Common Council gives Voelker’s Lanes cease and desist order after alleged sneak demolition attempt

The long struggle over whether or not to turn a now-closed bowling alley in North Buffalo into a landmark historical site is getting a little harsher. The Buffalo Common Council on Tuesday voted for a cease and desist order against any change to Voelker’s Lanes. This comes after Councilmember Joe Golombek said there were community concerns that a sneak demolition was attempted over the weekend without the council’s permission.
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Teens Arraigned for Killing Robbery Victim in City’s Broadway-Fillmore Neighborhood

BUFFALO, NY – Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 18-year-old Calvin D. Clemons of Buffalo was arraigned this morning before Erie County Court Judge Susan Eagan on an indictment charging him with one count of Murder in the First Degree (Class “A-I” felony), one count of Murder in the Second Degree (Class “A-I” felony) and one count of Robbery in the First Degree (Class “B” felony).
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Shane Casado jury selection gets underway

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The trial of a man accused of killing his former girlfriend gets underway with jury selection Wednesday morning. Shane Casado is charged with second degree murder. He's accused in the shooting death of his former girlfriend, 22-year-old Rachael Wierzbicki outside a home on Edson Street in Buffalo on November 27, 2018.

Kelsey Grammer coming to 2 WNY grocery stores on Thursday

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo shoppers will have another opportunity to meet the actor who portrayed Frasier Crane. Kelsey Grammer will have two public appearances Thursday at local grocery stores to promote his new line of beer. On Wednesday, Dash's Market announced Grammer will hold a meet and greet from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the store on Hertel Avenue.

“Road Trip!” 15 Great Things to Do In Historic East Aurora, NY

East Aurora sits southeast of Buffalo. It has a population of about 6,000 residents. And, it is loaded with many great things to do during a visit! It has one of the great Main Streets in Upstate New York. Running just over a mile there is history, art, beauty, whimsy, great places to eat and socialize, an Art Deco theatre, the home of a U.S. president, and the "largest and most famous 5 and ten-cent store in America. Yup, it is road trip time and our destination this trip is fun and fantastic East Aurora, New York. All aboard!

15 Of The Best WNY Diners That You Must Try

Buffalo is known for its wings, but maybe we should take a closer look at other foods and drinks in the area -- specifically at diners. Whether it’s a country skillet or the diner-classic steak fries (or my favorite, refills on coffee), there’s just something that draws you in with those quaint yet cute diners.

6 Buffalo Beer Briefs to Know This Week: Sept 22

Each week we round up the best and biggest Buffalo beer news, releases, and events happening in Buffalo and Western New York. Here’s what’s trending:. Want to share your Buffalo/WNY beer news with us? Email!. 1. Tickets Still Available for New York State Craft Brewer’s Festival. Limited tickets are...
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Revamped Amy’s Place reopens in Buffalo with fully vegetarian menu

BUFFALO, N.Y. — ​A Buffalo eatery is back after being closed through the pandemic. Amy's Place reopened in July, revamped with a completely vegetarian menu. "I take pride in every little thing I do that’s how an attitude we all should have,” Amy’s Place Owner Greg Kempf said. For 28...

CHECK IT OUT: About NY Beer Project

Beer is one of the world's oldest alcoholic drinks that us humans have created. The word "Beer" itself actually is said to come from the Latin word infinitive 'bibere' also by way of the German word 'bier' which translates to "to drink". The Spanish word for beer 'cerveza' stems from the Latin word 'cerevisia' for 'of beer' according to This gives us an idea of how old this word is and how long we have been sipping on one of the most popular alcoholic drinks ever. With all of this said, our world today has created hundreds of different styles of beer and so many flavor varieties. There are thousands of breweries around the world. honestly, I don't have the knowledge to tell you about every single kind of beer that is known to man-kind. What I can tell you about is a beautiful Beer Hall in Victor, New York named New York Beer Project and the amazing beer projects they have to offer to you.