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  • Proctors marks 90th year with cupcakes

    Proctors marks 90th year with cupcakes SCHENECTADY — Tuesday marked 90 years since the opening of Proctor’s Theatre in Schenectady. To mark the occasion, Proctors (minus the apostrophe) celebrated with free cupcakes from the Villa Italia Bakery followed by a free screening of “The Breakfast Club.” Source: Times Unition…

  • Ya Ya's Southern food gets 1-month reprieve to move

    Ya Ya's Southern food gets 1-month reprieve to move The building’s owner, Marie Sgarlata, originally gave Thompson until the end of the year, but extended the deadline by one month and said she hadn’t realized the business involved frying a lot of foods. Sgarlata also said her daughter, who…

  • Carrie Fisher, ‘Star Wars’ royalty, dies at 60

    Carrie Fisher, ‘Star Wars’ royalty, dies at 60 Carrie Fisher, the actress, author and screenwriter who brought a rare combination of nerve, grit and hopefulness to her most indelible role, as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” movie franchise phenomenon, died Tuesday. She was 60. Source: Watertown Daily Times…

  • WNY math teacher turned championship boxer trains for the U.S. Olympic team

    WNY math teacher turned championship boxer trains for the U.S. Olympic team BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – It’s Wendy Casey’s final shot at becoming an Olympic Champion. At 31, the 7th grade math-teacher, turned national champion boxer, is more confident now, then ever. She’s the only person from Western New York…

  • Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher dies at age 60

    Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher dies at age 60 LOS ANGELES (WIVB) — Actress Carrie Fisher, who played Princess Leia in the Star Wars series, has died at age 60. Her death was confirmed by her daughter’s publicist on Tuesday afternoon. Fisher suffered a medical emergency while on a flight.…

  • Bills fire Ryan after two seasons

    Bills fire Ryan after two seasons The Buffalo Bills fired Rex Ryan as head coach Tuesday, ending his two-year run with a franchise that has not been to the postseason in nearly two decades. Source: Watertown Daily Times Latest News Bills fire Ryan after two seasons

  • Stanley Metzner, CEO of Armory car dealership, dies at 91

    Stanley Metzner, CEO of Armory car dealership, dies at 91 ALBANY — Stanley Metzner, who ran his family’s Armory Automotive dealership for 70 years with extraordinary business acumen and deep humility, died Monday at his home after suffering a major stroke a week ago. In the 1920s, the business…

  • On Twitter, Trump defends foundation, ignores legal controversy surrounding it

    On Twitter, Trump defends foundation, ignores legal controversy surrounding it WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald J. Trump took to Twitter on Sunday night to defend the charitable foundation he has pledged to close, saying the media had not given him enough credit for his generosity and ignoring the legal issues…

  • Orleans County couple narrowly escapes Christmas home explosion

    Orleans County couple narrowly escapes Christmas home explosion BARRE, N.Y. (WIVB) — In Orleans County, a couple got out of their home just before it exploded on Christmas. Rochester CBS contributors WROC say the home was located on Wilkins Rd. in Barre. The home exploded around 4 a.m., and…

  • Luella Burke

    Luella Burke GREAT BEND – Luella Burke, 86, 24849 Co. Rte. 197, died Monday, Dec 26, 2016 at the home of her daughter, Cheryl Gilbert in Castorland. Source: Watertown Daily Times Obituaries Luella Burke