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LOCKPORT — Seven outstanding, unforgettable former Lockport High School athletes will be inducted into the Lions' Athletic Hall of Fame at the 12th annual dinner ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13, at the Lockport Town and Country Club. 

The Lockport City School District hasn't been able to complete the payment of its contract for its Smart Schools Bond Act project, and as a result the district is unsure when they will receive a $3.3 million reimbursement from New York state. 

WASHINGTON — Facing a remarkable political repudiation, President Donald Trump and his Republican congressional allies denied Tuesday that he is racist and sought to shoo GOP lawmakers away from a House Democratic resolution condemning his "racist comments" about congresswomen of color.

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LEWISTON — This year's Porter Cup will feature plenty of new faces, but organizers expect the competition to be as stiff as ever.

LOCKPORT — Seven outstanding, unforgettable former Lockport High School athletes will be inducted into the Lions' Athletic Hall of Fame at the 12th annual dinner ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13, at the Lockport Town and Country Club. 

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GETZVILLE — Renee A. Filip has been appointed chief executive officer of Aspire of WNY. Filip succeeds Thomas Sy, president and CEO, who is retiring.

Lockport Community Television will conduct its next informational orientation session at the LCTV studio, Niagara Street, at 1 p.m. Saturday. …

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The U.S. Space and Rocket Center launches 5,000 model rockets in an effort to break a Guinness World Record on the 50th anniversary of the launch of the Apollo 11 mission that sent the first men to the moon.

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James W. Lute, age 90, of Lockport passed away December 18, 2018, the son of the late Fred and Virginia Lute. He is survived by one brother, Rev. Richard (Pat) Lute of FL; and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by siblings, Milton, Robert, Edwin, Margaret and Helen. Private graveside servi…

James W. Lute, age 90, of Lockport, passed away December 18, 2018, the son of the late Fred and Virginia Lute. He is survived by one brother, Rev. Richard (Pat) Lute of FL, and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by siblings, Milton, Robert, Edwin, Margaret and Helen. Private graveside serv…

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