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Don Heupel for the News The former Highland Elementary School building, vacant since 2009, is the subject of a court filing between People, Inc., and the city's Zoning Board of Appeals. The site lacks the necessary parking and lot size under a plan by People, Inc., to convert the school into a 38-unit apartment building.
Highland hanging in the balance
Court case lingers between city, People, Inc., over zoning board variances at vacant school site.
- 18 months later, improvement noted at SPCA
- State increases penalties for killing police animals
- Ken-Ton teacher accused of inappropriate conduct
- Memorial Day travel down from last year
- More movements of sex offenders could be regulated
- Highland hanging in the balance
Tonawanda's Stich leading Warriors
Tonawanda's Ben Stich didn't take over at shortstop for just any player this season, the junior basketball standout was replacing the News' 2012 baseball Player of the Year Dave Battel and his .413 average.
- Sacred Heart upsets Mount St. Mary
- Gormley's swinging hot bat
- Tonawanda's Stich leading Warriors
ADAMCZYK: She wished she could live in a place like this
The Kenmore Village Improvement Society, it with the intentionally Victorian and ironic name, threw itself a birthday party last weekend under a big tent in Mang Park.
- KEPPELER: Why do we do this to ourselves? I just spent the day tottering around the newsroom in high heels. Those are words I never thought I'd be thinking. But with the wedding of my only sibling approaching and a new dress in my closet, I had decided to do my best to look presentable, if not fashionable.
- DUVALL: Obama lurching between lame crises When a government scandal breaks and it's determined the president himself had no knowledge it was happening, they're judged not for not knowing but for how they react once they do. By that measuring stick, Obama has failed.
- ADAMCZYK: She wished she could live in a place like this
unusual hobby: Gale Klinshaw shows off her worm composting factory outside her Town of Lockport of home. Klinshaw, a master gardener, has been worm composting for four years. Worm composting farms consist of several levels of trays, with new kitchen scraps going on top and ready-to-use fertilizer on the bottom tray.
Worm composting an organic, fast way to produce fertilizer
Some people might get a little squeamish when they hear what Master Gardener Gale Klinshaw, of the Town of Lockport, likes to do for a hobby.
- ADAMCZYK: When life is a comic opera
- PINSPIRED: Mini albums seem too simple to be true
- Actress portrays Lillian Bronson in reenactment presentation Monday
- Sloppy Joes are always a hit with the kids, even gluten-free
- New bakery near Falls airport offers cookies, cakes with recipes from Italy
- Worm composting an organic, fast way to produce fertilizer
- Buffalo Bisons
- Web Extras
VIDEO: According to trainers dogs can drive too
Three dogs in New Zealand have been taught to drive a car. After weeks of indoor training in how to change gear, brake and steer, the canines have finally been allowed behind the wheel of a real car - with a little help from their handlers.
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- VIDEO: According to trainers dogs can drive too