Tag Archives: News

  • Tambor doesn’t see how he can return to ‘Transparent’

    Tambor doesn’t see how he can return to ‘Transparent’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — Following two allegations of sexual harassment against him, actor Jeffrey Tambor says he doesn’t see how he can return to the Amazon series “Transparent.” In an ambiguous statement Sunday that heavily implies, though doesn’t confirm, an imminent departure from…

  • Watch: Atlanta's Georgia Dome imploded

    Watch: Atlanta's Georgia Dome imploded ATLANTA — One of the nation’s largest domed stadiums is set for implosion. Nearly 5,000 pounds of explosives are on hand to blast the Georgia Dome in Atlanta to smithereens Monday at 7:30 a.m. Source: Times Unition Watch: Atlanta's Georgia Dome imploded

  • Longtime country singer, songwriter Mel Tillis dies

    Longtime country singer, songwriter Mel Tillis dies NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country music star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died. A spokesman for Tillis, Don…

  • Photos: Prepping for annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner

    Photos: Prepping for annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner ALBANY — Volunteers prepped Sunday for the 48th annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner at the Empire State Plaza in Albany. Equinox, through the help of 3,500 volunteers, will serve 10,000 meals this Thanksgiving, 9,500 of those will be delivered to people. Those looking…

  • Community Christmas tree events, festivals

    Community Christmas tree events, festivals Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration  Venue: Rotary Pink Address: Fountain Plaza (Main at Chippewa Streets) City: Buffalo, NY Event Date/Time: Saturday December 2nd, 2017. Celebration begins at 5:00 PM. At 6 PM representatives along with local elected officials will countdown the lighting of the…

  • Civil engineers help build communities; it's on the Hot Jobs list

    Civil engineers help build communities; it's on the Hot Jobs list Report: Employment openings for civil engineers are expected to rise 8.6 percent by 2024. Alex Amering explains why he enjoys his work.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Civil engineers help build communities; it's on…

  • Pedestrian killed on Atlantic Avenue, Irondequoit man charged with DWI

    Pedestrian killed on Atlantic Avenue, Irondequoit man charged with DWI Atlantic Avenue between Coventry Avenue and Illinois Street is closed as police continue their investigation.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Pedestrian killed on Atlantic Avenue, Irondequoit man charged with DWI

  • University at Buffalo offers amnesty for overdue books

    University at Buffalo offers amnesty for overdue books BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The University at Buffalo wants its missing library books back. No questions asked. For the next month, university libraries will waive fines and fees for overdue books and materials, no matter how late they are. Librarian Charles…

  • First snow hits Capital Region

    First snow hits Capital Region The Capital Region woke up to its first dusting of snow for the year. There were no serious accumulations reported, most areas saw just enough to cover the ground. Source: Times Unition First snow hits Capital Region