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August 2016

Hoyt Lake is back to blue

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — THE LAKE CENTERED IN DELAWARE PARK IS BACK TO BLUE.

This comes after months of algae building up around the surface and visitors complaining of it having a foul smell. Read More

Western New Yorkers battle once-in-a-generation drought

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A ONCE-IN-A-GENERATION DROUGHT GRIPPING THE BUFFALO AREA HAS RUN WELLS DRY, TURNED TREES DORMANT, PROVOKED DAIRY FARMERS TO WEIGH THE POSSIBILITY OF SELLING OFF COWS, AND FORCED BOATERS TO GROUND THEIR VESSELS.

Even the area’s bugs are parched: It’s so arid and hot, they’ve been moving indoors to escape the elements.

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Some Trees Becoming Dormant Thanks to Extremely Dry Weather

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BUFFALO, N.Y. — IF YOU WANT TO SEE FALL FOLIAGE NOW, YOU WON’T HAVE TO GO FAR. IT’S BEEN A STRUGGLE TO KEEP ANY PLANTS ALIVE IN THIS DROUGHT, AND NOW EXPERTS SAY TREES ARE STARTING TO SHUT DOWN TOO. EXPERTS SAY THE EFFECTS OF THIS DROUGHT WILL BE FELT FOR YEARS TO COME.

If you feel like you’re wilting from the heat, you’re not the only one.

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25th annual class of 40 Under 40 announced

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CONGRATULATIONS TO GREG ROBINSON, OLMSTED’S DIRECTOR OF PARK ADMINISTRATION, FOR BEING HONORED AT THE 25TH ANNUAL BUSINESS FIRST “40 UNDER 40” CLASS.

A high-ranking Erie County official, a past Taste of Buffalo chair and one of the owners of a popular Buffalo microbrewery are just a few of the members of the 25th annual Business First “40 Under 40” class.

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