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DON HEUPEL FOR THE NEWS Organizers for the annual Canal Clean Sweep say about 95 percent of the debris they clear from the shores of the historic waterway are a result of what washes up on shore over the winter, such as the branches and tree trunks seen here on the North Tonawanda side of the canal.
Canal cleanup on tap next week
As the Twin Cities prepare for another summer of action, with crowds increasingly drawn to its waterfront, a lesson in volunteerism that has become a tradition is again in the works.
- Activist wins EPA award
- Martin-Brown's trial date set in Kenmore slaying
- Slow regional job growth continues in WNY
- New York sees $22.6M in Medicaid paybacks since 2010
- Canal cleanup on tap next week
ADAMCZYK: Kenmore is a village made of bricks
Buffalo and surrounding environs have brick buildings galore, often in the process of repurpose. Whole neighborhoods made of brick await development, redevelopment, gentrification, whatever wand will be waved at them to make them function again. Structures here tend not to be razed; they fall down occasionally but typically simply stand and wait.
LEFFLER: Justice is blind -- and deaf and dumb
I've always been intrigued by the concept of justice. I say concept because it really seems more theoretical to me than practical. One man's justice is another man's nightmare.
- CONFER: Don't go soft on teenage criminals
- ADAMCZYK: Kenmore is a village made of bricks
140326 Volunteer Honored JOED VIERA/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER-Lockport, NY- Kathleen Maxian stands in her home on Mar. 27, 2014