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Cazenovia Recovery Systems issued a statement Monday confirming it is in talks with LHC Holdings, an affiliate of Mulvey Construction, to bring a recovery house for women to the former county infirmary on Davison Road.

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NEWFANE — Niagara County Cornell Cooperative Extension will host a first responders' equine emergency rescue training session on March 24. The training will take place from noon to 4 p.m. at Equistar Therapeutic Riding Center, 2199 Fuller Road. 

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There's been an explosion in demand at some local food pantries in Western New York.

VILLAGE OF LEWISTON — Cheryl Krouse and Jim Fittante received the keys to the 700 Center St. and now plan to open a “wellness center” in the Village of Lewiston sometime in the beginning of March. It’s to be called Samana Salt Spa.

ALBANY — In New York state government news, lawmakers are taking a week off after a frenzied start to the 2019 session that saw quick passage on bills strengthening gun control rules, protecting abortion rights and relaxing the statute of limitations on child molestation.

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The new owner of the Davison Road complex, the Mulvey Construction affiliate LHC Holdings, is contemplating turning the former Switzer building into a temporary residential facility for women recovering from substance abuse disorders.

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The first time Mary walked into the technicolor light of the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino's smoke-filled main floor she hit the slots and won a jackpot. 

VATICAN CITY — Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been found guilty by the Vatican of sex abuse and defrocked as calls rose Saturday for Pope Francis to reveal what he knew about the once-powerful American prelate's apparently decades-long predatory sexual behavior.

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Passersby near the boat ramp at the New York Power Authority’s Robert Moses Niagara Power Plant’s Lewiston Reservoir last week would have witnessed an unusual sight: people floating in the freezing water amidst the floating ice.

Catholic Charities of Buffalo was recently named a recipient of two grant awards totaling nearly $2.9 million, over five years, to support the services it provides through its Immigration and Refugee Assistance Program (IRAP), especially addressing barriers to employment and self-sufficiency.

The History Center has in its collection a large, framed photograph of a fire engulfing what appears to have been, a least at one time, a large, elegant-looking structure. The building was unidentified but after some research, it was ascertained that the building was the Governor Hunt Apartm…

If you are among the 30 percent of adult Americans who have prepared an estate plan, congratulations. By taking the steps needed to create a plan that is unique to your needs, you are ensuring that your goals for the future will be achieved and the people you wish to benefit will not be forgotten.

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NEW YORK — Payless ShoeSource is shuttering all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, joining a list of iconic names like Toys R Us and Bon-Ton that have closed down in the last year.

U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced Friday that Juan M. Serrano Acevedo, also known as Juan Acevedo-Serrano, 36, of Lockport, who was convicted of possession with intent to distribute at least 500 grams of cocaine, was sentenced to serve 30 months in prison by Chief U.S. District J…

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LEWISTON - Class wasn't in session in the Lewiston-Porter School District on Friday as members of local law enforcement used a pair of buildings to perform drills aimed at helping them improve their response to an active shooter emergency.  

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Larry K. Keiper admitted Friday to attempting to abduct a six-year-old girl from a Wheatfield residence on June 28, 2018.

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A fire at a Plank Road residence Thursday night displaced the homeowners and resulted in the death of at least one dog, according to Lockport fire officials. 

ROCHESTER — The mayor of Rochester, New York, says her city wants to "make a second pitch" to Amazon now that the company has dropped plans for a New York City headquarters.

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This weekend, the toughest runners from across the region and afar will converge on eastern Niagara County for the bi-annual Beast of Burden, a 50-to-100-mile ultramarathon.

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Activists trying to raise money for an all concrete skate park in Outwater Park have experienced an outpouring of support from the community. 

NIAGARA FALLS — Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has announced that board certified infectious disease specialist Dr. Rajinder Bajwa will be providing specialized care for hepatitis C-infected patients at its Niagara Wellness Connection Center.

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ALBANY — Amazon's decision to step away from its plan to build a second headquarters in New York after being offered billions of dollars in state incentives drew sharp reaction from across the political spectrum Thursday and stoked new worries about the state's business climate.

NORTH TONAWANDA — A man accused of assaulting his newborn great-grandson has pleaded guilty to violating an order of protection that stemmed from the assault charges. 

A Darien Center man was spared jail time Thursday for snatching a purse at Cornerstone CFCU Arena in January 2018.

WASHINGTON — Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age but now scientists are peeking inside living brains to tell if depression might worsen that decline — and finding some worrisome clues.

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Thursday confirmed William Barr as attorney general, placing the veteran government official and lawyer atop the Justice Department as special counsel Robert Mueller investigates Russian interference in the 2016 election.

NEW YORK — Amazon will not build a new headquarters in New York City, a stunning reversal to an ambitious plan that would have brought an estimated 25,000 jobs to the city.

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SANBORN — The Cambria Volunteer Fire Co. Hall was packed on Wednesday afternoon for a presentation on the proposed Bear Ridge Solar Project. 

Mayor Michelle Roman said Wednesday she is planning to replace Public Works Director Bryan Gazda, whom she fired Feb. 8, but also laid out other plans for improving operations in the city's parks, streets, building maintenance, water and sewer departments.

BUFFALO -- Three Lockport residents have been arrested and charged by federal agents with selling heroin and fentanyl that led to the death of one person and serious injury to another.

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In her first State of the City address Wednesday, Mayor Michelle Roman called for unity amongst an ideologically-divided city government, but also affirmed several of her long-promised campaign pledges.