City & Region

Kulpa proposes zoning law requiring solar panels atop big-box stores

Amherst Town Supervisor Brian Kulpa is planning to propose a zoning law later this month that will require ‘big-box’ retail stores and plazas larger than 50,000 square feet, like Walmart and Home Depot, to install solar panels atop their roofs.


Pandemic drove largest New York population loss ever

BY E.J. McMAHON Thanks mainly to a pandemic-driven boost in its already high outflows to other states, New York has just suffered its largest single-year population loss ever—and the worst, in percentage terms, of any state in the past year—according

City & Region

Parolee sentenced for possession of illegal guns

Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 26-year-old Brandon Williams, also known as Branden Williams, of Amherst was sentenced yesterday afternoon before Erie County Court Judge Kenneth Case to a determinate sentence of 7 years in prison followed

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Buffalo woman indicted for fatally stabbing her boyfriend

Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 47-year-old Charrinda Gray of Buffalo was arraigned yesterday afternoon before State Supreme Court Justice Paul B. Wojtaszek on an indictment charging her with one count of Manslaughter in the First Degree