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  • It's nearly August and Buffalo's snow still hasn't totally melted yet

    07/31/2015 3:24:38 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 36 replies
    AP via the Guardian ^ | ork Tuesday 28 July 2015 | staff reporter
    http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/jul/28/buffalo-snow-still-melting-november-storm
  • Thousands gather for Pierce-Arrow National Meet

    07/26/2015 6:32:56 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 48 replies
    WIVB4 ^ | 7-25-15 | Dan Schrack
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – More than 60 classic cars were on display Saturday, for the annual Pierce-Arrow Society National Meet. Owners of the classic automobiles traveled from as far as California to participate in the event. Over 10,000 guests turned out to get a glimpse of the vintage antiques. Made in Buffalo, Pierce-Arrow vehicles played a big role in the automobile industry. Founder of Pierce-Arrow Museum, James Sandoro told News 4, “Pierce was a leader…
  • Girl, 16, gored by bison in Yellowstone Park

    05/17/2015 6:24:01 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 90 replies
    fox news ^ | 5/17/15
    A 16-year-old girl has been gored by a bison in Yellowstone National Park while posing for a picture near the animal. The National Park Service says the unidentified girl's injuries were serious but not life-threatening. The agency described her as an exchange student from Taiwan who was visiting the park with her host family. The incident occurred shortly after noon Friday in the Old Faithful area. The Park Service says she and others were between 3 and 6 feet from the bison when she turned her back to the bison to have her picture taken. The bison took a couple...
  • Law firm: Dinosaur cheating tipped workers

    03/29/2015 1:00:29 PM PDT · by Kenny500c · 42 replies
    Albany Times-Union ^ | March 29, 2015 | Lauren Stanforth
    A New York City law firm known for filing class action lawsuits on behalf of chain restaurant workers is going after Dinosaur Bar-B-Que for what it says is the systemic underpayment of tipped workers like servers and bartenders. The law firm of Fitapelli & Schaffer said it has filed a class action lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York involving all six New York state Dinosaur Bar-B-Que locations, including the one opened in Troy in 2010. Dinosaur has made tipped workers spend at least 20 percent of their time doing non-tippable work — like rolling...
  • Native Americans Call on Buffalo, New York to Change Its Racist, Insensitive Name

    03/06/2015 9:46:21 PM PST · by servo1969 · 50 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/6/2015 | Jim Hoft
    Indians Hunting Buffalo (Charles Marion Russell)Oh, good grief. A Native American group is calling on “Buffalo, New York” to change its racist, insensitive name.Pundit Press reported: Mark Beasley, a member of the Navajo Nation, has started a petition for Buffalo, NY to change its “racist and offensive” name. According to Beasley, he speaks for his “Native American colleagues.”Beasley writes in his petition that “Buffalo is the name of the animal that was driven almost to extinction by the non-Native forces in order to annihilate and drive out my ancestors from the American landscape.”Further, “Within only a few years from...
  • DEAR ANTI-HUNTING WIVES: Here’s A Rough Column Just For You

    02/01/2015 5:43:27 AM PST · by Kaslin · 95 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 1, 2015 | Doug Giles
    “Honey, can you shoot me a bison?” I’ll never forget the summer of 2005, when my gorgeous wife walked into my office, while I was cleaning my guns and talking to my two hunting bros about our next adventure, and asked me to hunt a buffalo. ‘We’d get a freezer full of meat and a bison shoulder mount would look beautiful on our walls,” she said. Let's see… a wife asking her husband, in our paranormal state of aggravated pussification, to go hunting, bank some grub and then have the beast mounted and displayed proudly upon the walls? All I...
  • Documented: Black Students Target Teachers for Violence

    01/12/2015 6:35:49 AM PST · by PROCON · 62 replies
    americanthinker ^ | Jan. 12, 2015 | Colin Flaherty
    If all you knew about racial violence came from the protestors at a Manhattan Sunday brunch, you would know that black people are victims of relentless white violence. In the real world, black mob violence and black-on-white crime are astronomically out of proportion. Especially in schools. Especially directed at teachers. Especially this week in Monroe, Yonkers, Little Rock, and Buffalo. Let’s start in Monroe, Louisiana. Facebook videographer “Tanglewood Hard Hitta” transports us into the middle of a few dozen black teenage girls fighting and screaming. Teacher’s aide David Payne was trying to break it up when Ryan Marquez Gix took...
  • Syracuse mayor appoints Nation of Islam leader to city’s school board [ New York]

    01/09/2015 6:41:57 PM PST · by george76 · 36 replies
    EAGnews ^ | January 9, 2015 | Victor Skinner
    Syracuse’s Nation of Islam representative Mark Muhammad will join the city’s school board at the mayor’s request ... Muhammad’s ties to the Nation of Islam – he’s Louis Farrakhan’s local representative – that have some questioning how the group’s radical views on education and race will play into his new role. And it doesn’t appear that they will get any easy answers. A Post-Standard reporter questioned Muhammad about his affiliation with the Nation of Islam, and how the group’s beliefs, such as the needed segregation of black and white students, will guide his leadership. ... he doesn’t want the public...
  • Snowstorm forces closure of 132-mile stretch of NY Thruway

    01/09/2015 9:22:01 AM PST · by george76 · 22 replies
    ap ^ | January 09, 2015
    Severe weather has shut down a 132-mile stretch of the Thruway in western New York for the second time since the epic November snowstorm. The Thruway Authority closed Interstate 90 at midnight Thursday from Exit 46 outside Rochester to Exit 61 at Ripley, on the Pennsylvania border 60 miles southwest of Buffalo.
  • White Girl Burn A Lot: Is Gangsta-Jihad Teenage Store Owner Complicit In Jessica Chambers' Murder?

    12/15/2014 8:55:49 PM PST · by IChing · 34 replies
    ClashDaily.com ^ | 12/15/14 | Donald Joy
    The incredibly resourceful and brilliant unpaid blogger known only as “sundance” at TheConservativeTreehouse.com is doing it again. Just as she (or he) did in the Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown cases, sundance is putting the professional media journalists to shame by methodically analyzing and exposing key details of the recent, still-smoldering Jessica Chambers murder caper in rural Panola County, Mississippi, apparently well before ordinary reporters or even police investigators have even begun to rub the sleep from their eyes. This time, probing deeply into the very disturbing mystery surrounding the gruesome torture and burning death last week of the blonde,...
  • Meteorologists: Cuomo’s weather claims are all wet

    11/29/2014 9:27:14 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov 29, 2014 11:39 AM EST | David Klepper
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants New York to create the nation’s best weather monitoring system, one more robust than even the National Weather Service and more capable of predicting events like the snowstorm that buried parts of the Buffalo area under 7 feet of snow. But although Cuomo’s $18.7 million initiative will help the state respond to events like floods or wildfires, it’s unlikely to live up to his grander expectations, meteorologists say. To accurately predict lake-effect snowfall in western New York, the state would need weather satellites and a supercomputer to handle complicated weather modeling, plus monitoring stations in the...
  • Gov. Cuomo critical of National Weather Service, says New York building its own forecasting system

    11/23/2014 9:56:58 AM PST · by mikrofon · 49 replies
    WKBW-TV ABC News ^ | 11:16 AM, Nov 23, 2014 | Gov. Cuomo critical of National Weather Service, says New York building its own forecasting system
    Gov. Cuomo expressed criticism for the National Weather Service and its forecast of the storm that ravaged the region in a news conference late Saturday.Cuomo said the NWS didn't indicate that the heavy snow bands would remain stationary and blast South Buffalo and the Southtowns with unprecedented snowfall.Cuomo indicated that's a big reason why New York is building its own weather forecasting system, that he states will be superior to any other state system in the country."No one had an idea that it was gonna be that much snow that fast. Snow coming down at the rate of about five...
  • Volunteers shovel Buffalo streets as flooding fears rise

    11/22/2014 11:59:51 AM PST · by KC Burke · 49 replies
    Winnipeg Sun ^ | 11/22/2014 | Aaron Ingrao, Reuters
    BUFFALO - As temperatures near Buffalo, N.Y., rose above freezing on Saturday, volunteers fanned out to help their neighbours clear the walls of snow that have paralyzed parts of the region this week, but the warming trend also raised the threat of flooding. More than 200 volunteers, called the Shovel Brigade Mob, armed themselves with shovels and headed into neighbourhoods south of downtown Buffalo. The group said some residents were still stuck in their homes, days after a lake-effect system clobbered the region with up to seven feet of snow.
  • Global Warming Update for Nov. 20, 2014 - Buffalo, Sandra Fluke (hosted by Adam Taxin)

    11/20/2014 5:48:30 PM PST · by Adam Taxin · 16 replies
    Adam Taxin on YouTube ^ | 11/20/14 | Adam Taxin
    8-minute audio segment Plenty of coverage of the biblical-type snowstorm in Buffalo (and, remember, it's over a month until the start of winter ... and plenty of Thanksgiving turkeys are at this point still alive). Also, Sandra Fluke tweets about global warming.
  • Drone Footage Shows How Lake-Effect Storm Battered Upstate New York

    11/19/2014 3:08:34 PM PST · by lowbridge · 25 replies
    http://www.mrctv.org ^ | november 19, 2014 | Katie Rodriguez 
    A remarkable lake-effect snowstorm dumped six feet of snow on upstate New York Tuesday in a mid-November snowstorm dubbed "snowvember." For those unfamiliar with heavy snowstorms, this drone gives an inside look at what living in an area with heavy snow is like. The National Weather Service reported that some areas of Buffalo received six feet of snow in just a matter of hours:
  • Cold, dead hands: Buffalo to seize guns from families following owners' funerals

    11/13/2014 7:26:21 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 43 replies
    A plan by police in Buffalo, N.Y., to begin confiscating the firearms of legal gun owners within days of their deaths is drawing fire from Second Amendment advocates. The plan is legal under a longstanding, but rarely enforced state law, but gun rights advocates say, with apologies to onetime NRA spokesman Charlton Heston, it is tantamount to prying firearms - some of which may have substantial monetary or sentimental value - from the cold, dead hands of law-abiding citizens.
  • Indian plane hits stray buffalo during take-off

    11/07/2014 8:16:57 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 75 replies
    Reuters ^ | November 7, 2014
    An Indian airliner crashed into a stray buffalo during take-off from the western city of Surat although no passengers or crew were hurt, the plane's operator, SpiceJet Ltd, said on Friday. The airline was forced to ground the Boeing 737 which suffered "substantial damages", it said.
  • Hundreds of Cats Take Over Island in New York

    08/02/2014 11:10:38 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    UPI ^ | Aug. 1, 2014 | Evan Bleier
    Tonawanda Island is overrun with forgotten felines.They might not have a council or a conch, but cats have completely taken over an island in the middle of the Niagara River in New York. Locals estimate that Tonawanda Island now has hundreds of abandoned and feral cats roaming its shores. People don't live on the 85-acre island year-round, but the cats now do. Word about the cat population has apparently spread because people will come to the island specifically to drop off their unwanted feline friends. "They're throughout the whole island," Mike Charnock, the owner of the Shores Waterfront Restaurant &...
  • First-round Buffalo Bills bids top $1 billion

    07/29/2014 8:26:33 PM PDT · by FlJoePa · 33 replies
    new york post ^ | 7-29-14 | Josh Kosman and Lois Weiss
    A Pennsylvania fracking mogul bid more than $1 billion for the Buffalo Bills on Tuesday — making it likely the team will attract a record sales price for an NFL team, The Post has learned. Terrence Pegula, who owns the NHL Buffalo Sabres, is one of only two known bidders for the storied football franchise, which was put on the block last spring following the March 25 death of owner Ralph Wilson Jr.. Donald Trump also made a first-round bid for the Bills — bids were due by 5 p.m. Tuesday. It could not be learned whether other bids were...
  • Buffalo needs Military Occupation

    05/17/2014 10:40:32 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 05/17/2014 | Paul Schwartzmeyer
    This week the Buffalo News reported that a 3-year-old boy was shot while riding his tricycle in front of his house. The bullet was intended for a 14 year old. This is 2014, in Buffalo.We could spend all week talking about whose fault it is, but for brevities sake, the short list would be guns, Hollywood, poverty, underfunding, and drugs. But here’s the issue. If we regulate guns, regulate Hollywood, pump money into the area and make drugs more illegal, are we going to solve the problem? Not even the strongest proponents of these “causes” think we will. I’ve been...
  • Buffalo Bills cheerleaders halt season after suit

    04/25/2014 5:27:12 AM PDT · by C19fan · 100 replies
    AP ^ | April 24, 2014 | John Wawrow
    Pack up the pom-poms in Buffalo, because the Bills will be playing without the support of their official cheerleaders this year. Stephanie Mateczun, whose company manages the Buffalo Jills cheerleading squad, said Thursday she has suspended operations through at least the end of the season. The decision was made two days after five former Jills filed a lawsuit complaining they worked hundreds of hours for free, and were subjected to groping and sexual comments.
  • Bills agree to $3 million settlement in fan’s text-message lawsuit

    04/23/2014 8:14:36 AM PDT · by Scoutmaster · 10 replies
    The Buffalo News ^ | April 21, 2014 | Stephen T. Watson
    The Buffalo Bills have agreed to pay up to $3 million – largely in the form of debit cards redeemable only at the team store – to settle a class-action lawsuit that accused the team of sending too many alerts to fans who signed up for a text-messaging service. Jerry Wojcik, a Bills fan and area native now living in Florida, contended in his October 2012 suit that the team violated the terms of its text service by sending him 13 messages over two weeks when it promised to send no more than five per week. The lawsuit was panned...
  • Associates defend man SAFE Act Proponent) who had gun in school

    02/09/2014 2:44:50 PM PST · by matt04 · 30 replies
    Dwayne Ferguson spent more than a decade advocating for nonviolence and peace in the streets of Buffalo. He was a well-known face in the movement for the SAFE Act, the state law that made carrying a gun on school property a felony. He was also a familiar presence in the hallways of the city’s Harvey Austin Elementary School, where he worked in the after-school program and mentored students. No one imagined that on Thursday he would show up at the school in possession of a gun, touching off an hours-long lockdown, search and ultimately his arrest on two felony charges....
  • Catholic flash mobs fill pews, lift prayers at NY churches

    02/02/2014 4:36:19 PM PST · by Libloather · 21 replies
    Fox 43 ^ | 2/02/14
    (FOXNEWS) BUFFALO, N.Y. – You’ve heard of flash mobs? Behold the Mass mob. Playing off the idea of using social media to summon crowds for parties or mischief, mobs of Buffalo-area Roman Catholics have been filling pews and lifting spirits at some of the city’s original, now often sparsely attended, churches. It works this way: On a given Sunday, participants attend Mass en masse at a church they’ve picked in an online vote and promoted through Facebook and Twitter. Visitors experience the architecture, heritage and spirit of the aging houses of worship and the churches once again see the numbers...
  • Message to New Yorkers: If the Governor Kicks You Out, You’re Welcome in Oklahoma

    01/26/2014 3:12:41 PM PST · by NYer · 58 replies
    kresta in the afternoon ^ | January 26, 2014 | Al Kresta
    NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Recently, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, in a now-famous rant, put out the "Not Welcome" mat in front of Empire State pro-lifers.  If you're conservative, he said, you're not welcome in his state.  NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio sided with him "100%". Oklahoma State Representative Rebecca Hamilton, who has served in the Oklahoma House for 18 years, has published a response to the governor's inflammatory remarks on her blog, Public Catholic, which can be found on the Catholic Portal at Patheos.   Rep. Hamilton first gratefully acknowledges the statement from Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo, who publicly...
  • Tom Bauerle: “Andrew Cuomo is a mentally ill, vindictive little man, and he employs cowards.”

    01/12/2014 9:06:21 AM PST · by mikrofon · 37 replies
    The Buffalo News ^ | 1/12/2014 | City & Region
    Amherst police responded to a 911 call early Wednesday morning at the Williamsville home of WBEN talk show host Tom Bauerle, who told officers he was under surveillance by operatives of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, according to two law enforcement sources familiar with the situation. Two police sources, who did not want to be identified because Amherst officials have not released reports on the incident, said officers took a licensed, loaded, semi-automatic handgun from Bauerle when they encountered him in his backyard as he claimed a suspicious person was spying on him. The two sources also said the radio...
  • THE QUEEN CITY TEMPERATURE CONVERSION CHART

    01/08/2014 1:23:01 PM PST · by gasport · 29 replies
    Shelter From the Norm ^ | JANUARY 5, 2014 | beachedcoracles:
    THE QUEEN CITY TEMPERATURE CONVERSION CHART 60° F: Arizonans shiver uncontrollably; people in Buffalo are still sunbathing. 50° F: Californians try to turn on the heat; people in Buffalo plant gardens. 40° F: Italian sports cars won’t start; people in Buffalo drive with the windows down. 32° F: Distilled water freezes; Lake Erie water gets thicker. 20° F: Floridians don coats, thermal underwear, gloves and wool hats; people in Buffalo throw on a light jacket. 15° F: People in Buffalo have the last cookout before it gets cold. 0° F: All the people in Phoenix die. Buffalonians close the windows....
  • Buffalo Throws Lion into Air to save His Friend Being EATEN by Lions

    12/15/2013 12:28:47 PM PST · by albasun · 32 replies
    Albasun ^ | 15/12/2013 | Azir Jusufi
    A lion gets thrown into the air by a buffalo bull trying to save his friend from Being EATEN by Lions. The amazing footage was filmed by Ian Matheson and his son Oliver in the Mjejane Reserve, on the border of Kruger National Park in South Africa. read more & video
  • Storm Batters Buffalo?

    11/27/2013 8:58:06 AM PST · by gasport · 46 replies
    Buffalo Rising ^ | Nov 27, 2013 | Queenseyes
    This morning at 6am CNN reported that a winter storm had delivered a leveling blow to Buffalo. The reporter was stationed on what looked to be Delaware Avenue in the city, where there appeared to be no sign of battering. The reporter then stated that more snow was on the way. Then, the same reporter ended up in Amherst at 8am, showing the debilitating effects that the storm had caused. When he reached down to the grown, there might have been three inches of light fluffy snow. “There are also reports of patches of slick black ice,” stated the reporter,...
  • Shocking footage of Buffalo fan fall [NFL/ VIDEO]

    11/18/2013 2:48:23 PM PST · by Third Person · 15 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | November 18th, 2013 | Staff
  • Hundred-yard American flag rips in Buffalo during national anthem

    11/17/2013 1:49:11 PM PST · by Libloather · 52 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | 11/17/13 | Ross.Jones
    **SNIP** The giant flag was spread across the entire field during the national anthem when it tore.
  • 'You let them die': Hillary Clinton heckled over Benghazi terrorist attack

    10/24/2013 9:00:59 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 37 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 10-24-13 | David Martosko and Daily Mail Reporter
    During a speech at the University of Buffalo, a man started yelling 'Benghazi, Benghazi - you let them die' at Clinton Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was relentlessly heckled over the Benghazi terrorist attack as she tried to deliver a speech at a New York university on Wednesday night. Clinton was speaking at the University of Buffalo as part of the university's 'Distinguished Speakers Series' when a man in the crowd began screaming about the attack that left three people dead, including Libyan Ambassador Chris Stevens. 'Benghazi, Benghazi - you let them die,' the man screamed as Clinton continued...
  • Literally, The Police State Is Coming

    08/30/2013 6:27:15 PM PDT · by Absolutely Nobama · 36 replies
    Alan Levy, Gun Owner | 8/30/13 | Alan Levy, Gun Owner
    In between bowls of chicken poodle soup and deciding to provide air cover for al-Qaeda in Syria, our Dear Leader, Barack Hussein Obama, found time to meet with mayors from our crumbling major cities. From Justin Sink of The Hill: *** "President Obama told a collection of big-city mayors Tuesday at the White House that he would continue to use executive actions to combat gun violence plaguing major cities. In the meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder and the mayors of 18 cities from across the nation, Obama discussed commonly applicable strategies to reduce youth violence. 'He also vowed to...
  • Bystanders Aid Bicyclist Hit by Car in Tonawanda (Buffalo)

    08/22/2013 6:05:19 PM PDT · by mikrofon · 34 replies
    WBEN 930AM Buffalo NY ^ | 8/22/2013 | wben.com
    Bystanders Aid Bicyclist Hit by Car in Tonawanda Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) A young bicyclist was rescued by a number of onlookers after he was hit by a car at a busy Tonawanda intersection Thursday afternoon. Angelo tells WBEN's Tom Bauerle he was about to make a turn at Sheridan and Delaware when he saw a car hit a young man on a bicycle. "She says he just came in front of her," says Angelo. He cleared the intersection and jumped into action, and was not alone. "It had to be at least a dozen people, everybody, men, women..." described Angelo....
  • Penn State’s Urschel serves as keynote speaker at Big Ten luncheon

    07/26/2013 4:44:47 AM PDT · by FlJoePa · 3 replies
    The Buffalo News ^ | 7-25-13 | Bobby Narang
    CHICAGO — Penn State senior linebacker Glenn Carson expected nothing short of a informative and motivational speech. His teammate, John Urschel, was giving the keynote address on behalf of the players at the Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon later that day. Urschel, a 2009 Canisius High graduate, doesn’t shy away from breaking the mold of the typical offensive lineman. In his fifth season, the first-team All-Big Ten guard and first-team CoSIDA Academic All-American graduated in three years with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, received his master’s in math in his fourth year and currently is working on his second master’s in...
  • Army Vet Says Police Raided Wrong Apartment, Killed His Dog

    06/05/2013 6:20:16 AM PDT · by Altariel · 330 replies
    WKBW.com ^ | June 4, 2013 | Allen Leight
    BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - Adam Arroyo has lived in his Breckenridge apartment for three years but has never experienced a day like this past Monday; when police busted down his door in search of drugs, shooting and killing his dog in the process. "She's over here, chained up, and look at all these bullet holes man. Look at the blood right here," Arroyo explained as he showed Eyewitness cameras where his pit bull mix Cindy had been shot. "She was tied up in the kitchen like I tie her up every single day, and they shot her for no reason."...
  • Buffalo Senior James LeGrand Brutal Beating Caught on Tape

    06/04/2013 4:20:50 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    Guardian Express ^ | June 3, 2013 | Paul Kasprzak
    A brutal beating of a Buffalo, N.Y. senior was caught on video. WGRZ-TV was given a video of a Buffalo man who was brutally beaten by a group of high school student. The incident happened in North Buffalo at Shoshone Park two weeks ago as James LeGrand, who is a part of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown’s Impact Team, was in the park’s parking lot when he noticed two girls arguing with a bunch of student who surrounded them and were encouraging them to fight. He tried to break up the fight several times and then got a camera and started...
  • College Professor Arrested Amid Profanity-Laced Rant Against Pro-Life Students’ Display

    04/17/2013 7:16:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    MediaIte ^ | 04/17/2013 | Noah Rothman
    <p>A University of Buffalo professor was apparently so incensed by a campus display erected by a group of pro-life students that she engaged in a profanity-laden rant which attracted the attention of the authorities. Being lectured by the police to tone down her tirade apparently incensed the professor even more and she proceeded to rage against the pro-life students’ display with even more vitriol. The event, captured on a student’s cell phone, ends when the authorities detain the professor.</p>
  • Lawmaker to investigate gun seizure ( Buffalo, NY )

    04/12/2013 11:18:27 PM PDT · by george76 · 27 replies
    WIVB ^ | 12 Apr 2013 | Eli George
    AMHERST, N.Y. - A state lawmaker is calling for an investigation into how an Amherst man's guns were taken away by mistake. State Assemblyman Ray Walter says when he saw the news coverage of David Lewis' case, he knew immediately something was "seriously wrong." Walter wants some answers, when he meets face-to-face with the State Police Superintendent in Albany next Tuesday. Lewis said, "It's been very embarrassing. I feel like I've been let down, and my privacy's been invaded." Lewis was forced to turn in his seven handguns and stripped of his pistol permit. After State Police in Albany identified...
  • Buffalo Wild Wings Refuses Service For Police Officers Carrying Guns

    03/28/2013 12:32:59 PM PDT · by Nachum · 47 replies
    Washington CBS local ^ | 3/28/13 | staff
    MANASSAS, Va. (CBSDC) — A server at Buffalo Wild Wings refused to serve Prince William County police officers because they had their guns displayed. The Manassas Park Patch reports that the employee wouldn’t serve them despite the plain-clothes officers showing him their badges. The server reportedly told the officers that it was a gun-free establishment. Scott Lupton, general manager of the Manassas Buffalo Wild Wings, apologized for what happened
  • Marin Environmentalist Claims Recreating Extinct Species Is Possible [ No more endangered species! ]

    02/28/2013 7:32:53 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 22 replies
    cbslocal.com ^ | Feb 28 2013 | cbslocal.com
    LONG BEACH (CBS SF) – Speaking from the prestigious TED Conference in Long Beach Wednesday, Sausalito activist Stewart Brand said scientists are developing the ability to reassemble an extinct animal’s genome, and even recreate the animal itself. Brand, who gained fame after he campaigned to have the original NASA space photos of earth published, and subsequently created the Whole Earth Catalog, said Wednesday that “de-extinction” could be used to help restore organisms and habitats damaged human activity, according to a report in the Marin Independent Journal. A team of Harvard geneticists are currently working to bring back the passenger pigeon,...
  • R.I.P.: Buffalo, Boston Broadcaster Jeff Kaye Dies At 75

    11/17/2012 2:29:45 PM PST · by EveningStar · 5 replies
    Media Confidential ^ | November 16, 2012 | Tom Benson
    A voice that for years introduced every newscast on WBEN, Buffalo, NY through much of the 1980s has been silenced. Jefferson Kaye, the onetime WBEN 930 AM morning man, was a broadcast veteran who worked at WBZ 1030 AM Boston, when it was close to a Top 40 station in the mid-60s.
  • (Buffalo) Bills fan sues team over excessive text alerts

    11/12/2012 12:51:32 AM PST · by rawhide · 4 replies
    cbssports,com ^ | November 11, 2012 | Will Brinson
    A fan of the Buffalo Bills is suing the team as part of a class-action lawsuit, claiming he received too many text message alerts from the team ... after he signed up for a text-message-alert program. Yes, you're right. This is the most Buffalo Bills fan thing ever. Jerry Wojcik, a Florida resident who roots for the Bills, signed up for a team-run text-message program that alerts him to news and scores and whatnot. He was promised five text messages a week. But, the Buffalo News reports, he received six text messages one week and -- gasp -- seven another...
  • Do FReepers like Buffalo? (the food, not the city)

    09/16/2012 8:49:12 AM PDT · by djf · 51 replies
    Had an interesting morning, late last eve I was at the supermarket and thought about buying a steak. Yurns out they had some nice buffalo sirloins that were cheaper than beef, so I figured time to try it... Steak and eggs for breakfast. I fried it in olive oil w/onions. Delicious! But one thing I would note is I cooked it about as rare as I would cook a beefsteak, yet the inside parts were still a bit too rare for me, so I put that back on for a few minutes. Experiences? Recipes? Recommended cuts? I can plainly see...
  • Buffalo Woman Says Police Raided Wrong House, Killed Her Dog

    09/04/2012 11:12:10 AM PDT · by Altariel · 128 replies
    WKBW (Buffalo) ^ | August 30, 2012 | John Borsa
    BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - When Rita Hairston's husband died five years ago, she adopted a dog to keep her company and help her through an emotional time. Prada was 5-years-old at the time. The black Labrador Retriever became more than a pet, but a part of Hairston's family. A companion. Last Saturday morning, she returned to her E. Morris Ave. house in University Heights in Buffalo and discovered her home had been broken into and Prada was missing. There was a puddle of blood on the floor and bullet holes in the door of a bedroom where Prada slept. But...
  • Tombstone’s Buffalo Soldier Days celebration starts Saturday

    06/07/2012 3:04:16 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies
    TOMBSTONE — In a tribute to the historic Buffalo Soldiers, Tombstone is hosting its fourth annual Buffalo Soldiers days on Saturday and Sunday. The event will feature street entertainment both days, with a parade on Saturday. “This is our fourth annual Salute to the Buffalo Soldiers,” said Bill Pakinkis, the event coordinator. “The Buffalo Soldiers’ role in taming the Wild West during the territorial period is well documented in this area,” he added. The two-day event officially kicks off at 11 a.m. on Saturday with the “ever popular” Buffalo Soldiers parade, which starts at Sixth and Allen streets, ending at...
  • Rare white buffalo calf killed in North Texas

    Authorities are investigating the death of a rare white buffalo on a North Texas ranch just days shy of its first birthday. Lakota Ranch owner Arby Little Soldier says he found the buffalo, named Lightning Medicine Cloud, dead Monday. The buffalo's mother was found dead the next day.
  • Culturally Enriched Buffalo, N.Y. Muslim Murders 10 Year Old Stepson

    04/20/2012 4:37:06 PM PDT · by CharlesMartelsGhost · 39 replies
    BuffaloNews.com ^ | 19 April 2012 | Lou Michel
    Ten-year-old Abdifatah Mohamud was running for his life down Sycamore Street at about 5 p.m. Tuesday when a concerned neighbor stopped to try to help. Seeing the boy's stepfather chasing after him, the neighbor helped the man, Ali Mohamed Mohamud, catch up with the child. The boy didn't want to go home with Mohamud. "I told the boy, 'Daddy promises nothing is going to happen,'" the neighbor later told The Buffalo News. "The boy said to me: 'No, he always says that.'" Less than six hours later, Abdifatah was dead, brutally beaten, and his stepfather, Ali Mohamed Mohamud, was under...
  • Libertarian Case For Jon Huntsman[and conservative case for zotting the retread morons who like him]

    12/02/2011 10:07:47 AM PST · by Retro Llama · 50 replies
    Portsmouth Herald ^ | 12/2/11 | Eduardo J. Lopez-Reyes
    Last May, when Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels was pondering a White House bid, Jason Sorens of the University of Buffalo wrote a commentary that went largely unnoticed. Wanting to "take a look at Jon Huntsman," who has been "widely viewed as a 'moderate' Republican, but whose" policies "stake out a position that may be more libertarian than Daniels'," Sorens concluded that after former Gov. Gary Johnson and Texas Congressman Ron Paul, Huntsman offered the most libertarian credentials — besting even Daniels. Sorens's views deserve recognition in New Hampshire, a generally conservative state with decisively libertarian leanings, as our first-in-the-nation presidential...
  • Woman, 45, slain while walking to parked car

    11/01/2011 4:51:08 AM PDT · by jimjohn · 9 replies
    Buffalo News ^ | 10/31/11 | Buffalo News
    An apparent carjacking attempt described as a random act of violence has taken the life of a 45-year-old Albion woman and led to the capture of an illegal immigrant charged with her murder, Orleans County sheriff's officials said Monday. Kathleen I. Byham was walking toward her car in the Walmart Supercenter parking lot in the Town of Albion shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday when she was accosted and stabbed multiple times, Sheriff Scott D. Hess reported. She was taken to Medina Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 7:40 p.m.