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2008-07-05 21:00:09

By Matt Gryta State Supreme Court Justice Joseph G. Makowski on Thursday upheld Buffalo's sale of a two-block portion of Fulton Street to the Seneca Nation of Indians against a challenge on environmental grounds. With a crucial federal court ruling days away on the issue of whether the Senecas can legally operate a gaming facility on the nine acres it acquired from the city, Makowski ruled the Common Council took the mandated "hard look" at all environmental issues linked to the project....

2008-06-14 21:00:08

By Matt Gryta and Sandra Tan A Wal-Mart Supercenter at Sheridan Drive and North Bailey Avenue in Amherst took a huge step forward this week as Benderson Development Co. got the legal green light for the project in the former Ames-Hills plaza. State Supreme Court Justice Joseph G. Makowski summarily dismissed attempts by a homeowners organization to kill the project on environmental and procedural grounds. Makowski said the town Planning Board took the legally required "hard look" at the...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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