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August 7, 2012

Downtown facade improvements complete

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The Erie County Commercial Center Improvement Program began in 2004 and has been active in the Villages of Springville and Gowanda, as well as the hamlets of Holland and Eden. A total of 35 businesses have been assisted through the program, which is currently active in the Village of Lancaster. Clinton Brown Associates is the current architectural consultant for the program.

“The improvements made to our building through the Erie County Commercial Center Improvement Program were extremely beneficial to our business,” said Chris Cook, owner of Hair Do’ers Salon on Main Street, where work included replacement of all storefront glass, windows and an awning.

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    More than 90 private gardens throughout Western New York, and a number of public ones, are open to the public for select hours Thursdays and/or Fridays during July as part of the National Garden Festival’s Open Gardens program, now in its fifth year. The program is separate and distinct from local garden walks, and the gardens range from Gasport to Holland. They’re organized into districts of about five to eight gardens each, including Northtowns West (which includes gardens in Kenmore and the Town of Tonawanda) and Niagara Trail (which includes gardens in Lockport, Gasport and Lewiston).

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    An 83-year-old Town of Tonawanda woman has been charged with second-degree murder for allegedly killing her elderly husband, police said Tuesday.

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    Walking into the North Tonawanda Meals on Wheels offices one recent Friday morning, the air is full of the scent of baking ... fresh banana muffins prepared by kitchen staff, destined to be delivered to those who receive meals through the organization.

    A sign hangs on the wall nearby: “Volunteers do not get paid NOT because they are worthless, BUT because they are priceless.”

    July 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • Early voters hit polls

    Before dawn Tuesday morning at North Tonawanda City Hall, things were already bustling.

    November 6, 2012

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    Carol Tallichet, is in the process of renovating the former Niagara River Yacht Club, which she is leasing from the city and plans to open by Memorial Day.

    October 18, 2012 3 Photos

  • LCDC head named

    August 7, 2012

  • 120806 MAIN1 Downtown facade improvements complete

    August 7, 2012 3 Photos

  • 120806 RENTACENTER1 Suspect flees botched robbery

    A man remains at large after attempting to rob a Rent-A-Center employee and stealing a car in the City of Tonawanda Monday morning, according to police.

    August 7, 2012 1 Photo

  • Producer to begin filming at Kronies

    August 4, 2012

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    August 4, 2012 2 Photos

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