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Roof Fire at Former American Axle Site in Buffalo

BUFFALO, NY-Buffalo firefighters are on the scene of the former American Axle site on East Delavan Avenue.

2 On Your Side is told there is a roof fire at one of the out buildings on the property.  The call came in shortly before 8 A.M. Expect traffic delays in the area.

Fire officials say the fire was in an air-handler.

Damage is estimated at $50,000.  The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Kanye West Debuts Fashion Line in Paris

Kanye West Debuts Fashion Line in Paris

Kanye West may have another calling other than hip-hop his S/S 2012 ready to wear womenswear line hit the runway at Paris fashion week. Last year's debut had a very high level of expectation and media hype but ultimately didn’t get the reception he was hoping for. It can be hard for any designer celebrity or not to come out with a line that is eccentric, couture and cohesive. But that hasn’t stop this hip-hop icon and visionary from taking another go on the runway.

March 2012 Live Regional Musical Acts at Seneca Casinos

March 2012 Live Regional Musical Acts at Seneca Casinos

Some of the best live musical acts from Western New York, Southern Ontario and beyond can be seen for free at Seneca Casinos.  Club 101 at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel in Niagara Falls, and Casino Bar at Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel in Salamanca, are the places to be for intimate, live music while enjoying drinks and gaming.

Club 101 features an elevated circular lounge at the center of Seneca Niagara Casino’s gaming floor, while Casino Bar offers a semi-walled setting near Seneca Allegany Casino’s table games area.

Second Sunday in Broadway-Fillmore Is All About the Pierogi

Second Sunday in Broadway-Fillmore Is All About the Pierogi

This coming Sunday is Second Sunday in the Broadway-Fillmore neighborhood.

Second Sundays is an initiative started by Broadway Fillmore Alive to encourage people to attend Mass at one of the neighborhood's historic churches every second Sunday of the month during the course of the year.  It is a great way to check out one of these churches and support them.

You can read more about the effort by clicking here--->

For March, we are featuring Saint John Kanty Church.  We chose the church this month because they are in the middle of their annual Lenten pierogi fundraiser.

Think about it...come to church at Saint John Kanty, buy some pierogi...it doesn't get much better than that.

Mary Queen of Angels School Launches New Website

Mary Queen of Angels School Launches New Website

Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School in Cheektowaga has launched a new website just in time for the school’s annual open house event taking place from 6 to 8 p.m. today (March 6) at 170 Rosewood Terrace.

The new, colorful website — www.mqangels.com — is better organized and much easier to navigate. It contains a wide variety of information about the school, from news and events to sports and student life. All of the teachers — Pre-K, UPK, Kindergarten, Grades 1-8 and specialty classes — also have their own pages on the new site.

Buffalo Man Arraigned on Sexual Abuse Charges

BUFFALO, NY - A Buffalo man was arraigned Monday on two counts of predatory sexual assault against a child and first-degree sexual abuse Monday morning.

26-year-old Cotrell Jenkins of 127 Richlawn Avenue in Buffalo allegedly had sexual intercourse with his 12-year-old victim, resulting in her pregnancy.

Jenkins faces a maximum sentence of life in prison if convicted.

Overnight Winds Knock Out Power, Trees

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The same storm system that was spawning tornadoes across the mid-west and the south caused some minor damage here in Western New York overnight, knocking out power to hundreds in Niagara and Erie Counties.

By daybreak this morning, more than 6,000 NYSEG and National Grid customers were without power in Niagara County, suggesting the northtowns were hit the hardest. There were just over 1,000 power outages reported in Erie County around 10:30 a.m.

The National Weather Service said that gusts around the area peaked at around 65 m.p.h. this morning. The Buffalo-Niagara International Airport recorded a peak gust of 58 m.p.h. at 7 a.m.

The high wind warning remains in effect for Western New York until 10 p.m. Sustained winds are expected to slowly die down during the day.