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In aftermath of mass shooting, Buffalo deals with loss
May 22, 2022, 4:50 pm | Source
Buffalo neighbors deal with their loss and grief one week after the racially motivated shooting.

Photos: Union-Endicott, Horseheads meet in Section 4 girls flag football
May 22, 2022, 12:49 am | Source
Photos from Horseheads' 12-9 win over Union-Endicott's Tigers team in girls flag football May 21, 2022 at Horseheads.

Section 4 boys lacrosse tournament seeds, schedule, game information
May 21, 2022, 8:15 pm | Source
See what's ahead in the 2022 Section 4 boys lacrosse tournament.

Court releases NY redistricting maps after public review. What to know
May 21, 2022, 7:08 pm | Source
A special master finished New York's final congressional and Senate redistricting maps early Saturday morning.

Elmira's four-run seventh stuns defending champ Corning in Class AA baseball semifinal
May 21, 2022, 3:55 pm | Source
Trevor Morrell scored go-ahead run from second on a wild pitch as Elmira earned a spot in the Section 4 Class AA baseball finals.

Corning Community College softball team returns to NJCAA Division III World Series with dominant win
May 21, 2022, 3:41 pm | Source
Home runs from Grace Vondracek and Grace Talbut powered Corning Community College to an 11-2 win in the NJCAA North Division A championship.

Aid for older Southern Tier residents who are struggling: How the United Way will help
May 20, 2022, 8:17 pm | Source
The COVID-19 pandemic aggravated problems elderly residents already faced, and the United Way has a new grant program to address those issues.

Democrats name Max Della Pia to run in special election for Tom Reed's seat
May 20, 2022, 6:31 pm | Source
Max Della Pia served more than three decades in the military, has owned his own law practice and has worked for Lockheed Martin.

13 years after mass shooting in Binghamton, residents struggle with connection to Buffalo shooting
May 20, 2022, 12:59 pm | Source
Thirteen years after the ACA shooting, the Binghamton community is grappling with its connection to the mass shooting at a Tops in Buffalo.

'My son will grow up fatherless': Families of Buffalo victims share grief over racist violence
May 20, 2022, 3:46 am | Source
Jaques "Jake" Patterson, who lost his father, cried as his mother asked her community to help raise him.

Pennsylvania State Police identify victim of early May fatal crash near Wysox
May 19, 2022, 7:31 pm | Source
Joseph Lane, 55, of Sayre, was attempting to remove a dead deer from the roadway when he was struck and killed by another vehicle, State Police said.

Desperate families filed nursing home complaints in New York during COVID. Thousands went unresolved
May 19, 2022, 4:47 pm | Source
More than 35,600 nursing home complaints flooded into NY's Health Department during the pandemic's first two years. Here's what happened to each one.

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