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Yearly Archives: 2001

  • Animal welfare groups cheer San Francisco fur ban

    Animal welfare groups cheer San Francisco fur ban SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors voted unanimously to ban the sale of fur, further burnishing the city’s animal-loving credentials as it becomes the largest U.S. city to approve the prohibition. Animal welfare advocates around the world cheered news of…

  • Retired Wyoming County Sheriff’s deputy charged with murder waives preliminary hearing.

    Retired Wyoming County Sheriff’s deputy charged with murder waives preliminary hearing. PERRY, N.Y. (WIVB) – The retired Wyoming County Sheriff’s deputy who was charged with second degree murder this week has waived his right to a preliminary hearing. Joseph Mlyniec, 60, of Route 246 in Perry, had been scheduled…

  • Boston-based nonprofit agrees to buy, reopen Buffalo Halfway House

    Boston-based nonprofit agrees to buy, reopen Buffalo Halfway House BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Boston-based nonprofit group has agreed to buy and reopen the Buffalo Halfway House Community Resources for Justice (CRJ) plans to continue using the 115 Glenwood Ave. facility as a residential reentry center for people who…

  • Study suggests leaving traditional route for Valentine’s Day gifts

    Study suggests leaving traditional route for Valentine’s Day gifts BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Some Valentine’s Day gifts are timeless — flowers, candy and cards for example. They’re sweet, but how many of those do you remember? It turns out, the so-called “wow” moment doesn’t last much longer than the flowers…

  • City of Niagara Falls opening city facilities for warming

    City of Niagara Falls opening city facilities for warming NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) – The City of Niagara Falls has opened some city facilities to the public for warming during operating hours, due to the extreme cold. Gale Centre (5152 Thorold Stone Road) Open Daily from 6:00 a.m. to…

  • Michigan Senate looks to allow concealed guns in schools

    Michigan Senate looks to allow concealed guns in schools LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Michigan Senate on Tuesday began passing fast-tracked legislation to let people with extra training carry guns inside churches, schools and other places now off limits. The bills were approved by a committee on 3-2…

  • LIVE STREAM: Gov. Cuomo speaks at Oishei Children’s Hospital

    LIVE STREAM: Gov. Cuomo speaks at Oishei Children’s Hospital BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Gov. Cuomo is making an announcement at the Oishei Children’s Hospital. APP USERS | Tap here to watch him speak live. Source: Buffalo New York’s Latest News LIVE STREAM: Gov. Cuomo speaks at Oishei Children’s Hospital

  • Smoke seen pouring from Russian consulate in San Francisco

    Smoke seen pouring from Russian consulate in San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Acrid, black smoke was seen pouring from a chimney at the Russian consulate in San Francisco Friday, a day after the Trump administration ordered its closure amid escalating tensions between the United States and Russia. Firefighters…