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Olean High Basketball Coach Makes History With Winningest Record

OLEAN, NY - On Jan. 10, while heading to an away game by bus, Olean High School basketball coach Jeff Anastasia could only think about his players defeating the Fredonia Hillbillies. A win that Tuesday night would be his 545th, thus securing his place as the all-time winningest high school head coach in Western New York history.

Music Reviews

Sonny Baker - Steady Hands, Dead Tired - Buffablog

On his new release Steady Hands, Dead Tired, acclaimed Buffalo-area guitarist Sonny Baker solidifies himself as a purveyor of top-notch rock 'n' roll with a post-punk flair. The raucous and thrilling yet impressively considered first track "Basic Interactions" augments ravaging guitar, exclamatory singing and rollicking drums with surges of bass sure to course through the...

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Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers' Damn the Torpedoes showed late rocker in peak form

By Jason Klaiber To conclude a week that marked the untimely and bewilderingly reported passing of Tom Petty, one of rock 'n' roll's preeminent songwriters whose work even resonated with those belonging to generations well beyond his own, it only feels natural to craft a write-up of his band's third-and, by most accounts, best-album: 1979's...