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Brewfest comes to Cobblestone District


BUFFALO, NY - We're celebrating another great summer event in Western New York this weekend. Brewfest took over the Cobblestone District Friday night.

Some of the area's finest craft brewers brought their finest to Illinois Street.

There were over 100 different craft been options, live music and food trucks at the event. 33 different breweries were at Brewfest this year as well. 

 


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Local vets recognized on Purple Heart Day


BUFFALO, NY – Friday was Purple Heart Day nationally. It’s a day meant to recognize service members who were wounded in combat with the enemy. At downtown’s Naval Park, Congressman Brian Higgins announced that 280 Western New Yorkers who were killed in action in Vietnam are being added to the Purple Heart Hall of Honor, a facility downstate that preserves the stories of Purple Heart recipients.

Enjoy the Journey Art Gallery Seeks Artists for ‘A Room with a View’ Exhibit

Enjoy the Journey Art Gallery Seeks Artists for ‘A Room with a View’ Exhibit

 

A new exhibit and a variety of exciting classes are scheduled to take place during the months of August and September at Enjoy the Journey Art Gallery, located at 1168 Orchard Park Road in West Seneca.

Russ Salvatore donates free TV service at Roswell


BUFFALO, NY - Patients at Roswell Park Cancer Institute won't be paying for their TV service, thanks to Russ Salvatore.

The restaurant owner donated $400,000 to the hospital in order to cover the cost.

Roswell officials say the service helps make it feel a little bit more like home for those undergoing care.


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Outer Harbor plans shrouded in secrecy


BUFFALO, NY - The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation is again the subject of transparency complaints over its planning effort for the Outer Harbor.

Sam Hoyt, the development corporation's chairman, said the state would unveil at two public meetings in April a revised development plan. But those public meetings to discuss development options for the 200 acres of waterfront property at the Outer Harbor never happened.

Instead, Investigative Post has learned that state officials have held closed-door meetings with a select group of people.

Read the complete story on the Investigative Post website.


LIPPES MATHIAS WEXLER FRIEDMAN MERGES WITH ALBANY LAW FIRM

LIPPES MATHIAS WEXLER FRIEDMAN MERGES WITH ALBANY LAW FIRM

Buffalo-based Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP announced today that the firm has merged with Albany-based law Sheehan Greene Golderman and Jacques LLP.  The Sheehan firm represented the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association, Inc. (NYSCOPBA) among other clients. NYSCOPBA, Inc. president Michael B. Powers announced that the union is retaining the Lippes law firm in a legal and government relations capacity.

Daemen Athletic Training Graduates Earn 100 Percent Pass Rate on National Exam

Daemen Athletic Training Graduates Earn 100 Percent Pass Rate on National Exam

Daemen College’s 2015 athletic training graduates have achieved a 100 percent first-time pass rate on the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification exam, a rate that significantly surpasses the national average of 81 percent.

“We are proud of our newest athletic training graduates for attaining such a notable pass rate on this rigorous national certification exam, an achievement that’s a testament to the caliber of our students and the quality of excellence of our athletic training program,” said Daemen President Gary A. Olson.