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City of Good Neighbors: Sanitation Workers Raise Money in Memory of "Max"

TONAWANDA, N.Y.- A group of sanitation workers from the Town of Tonawanda are raising money after one of their trucks hit and killed a woman's dog.

Click the link at the left to watch the full report by Sarah Hopkins.

City of Good Neighbors: Young Gardeners Share Bounty

KENMORE, N.Y. - A group of children, many from disadvantaged backgrounds, are spending the summer growing produce for Ken-Ton's Meals on Wheels program.

Click the video on the left to watch the City of Good Neighbors report by WGRZ's Sarah Hopkins.

Huge Half-Off Sale: Welcome Back 2 School!

In my continued search to find the best websites to save you time and money, today a celebration of Back 2 School Savings.

Consider this the last weekend to practically steal everything you'll need for your dorm room, apartment and wardrobe.

Let's start with clothes. Today there are a few retailers to keep a close eye on.

Aeropostale offers half off on almost everything with hoodies at $14.75 for girls and guys and many other discoutns. Dont' forget to stop by the sale section. CLICK HERE.

Urban Outfitters has a big selection of clothes $9.99 and under. CLICK HERE.

Car Crashes Into Ellicott Creek After Brakes Fail On Way To Repair Shop

CITY OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WGRZ) -- A woman from the Tonawandas is shaken but unhurt following an accident that resulted in her car winding up in Ellicott Creek.

In an ironic twist, police told 2 On Your Side that the woman was in the parking lot of a mechanics shop on Young Street, hoping to get her brakes fixed, when the brakes failed sending her Chevy Equinox into the water.

Rescues found the woman sitting on top of the vehicle when they arrived. Emergency responders gave her a life jacket and then helped her to safety, just as her car went completely under the water.

It took a couple of hours, more than a dozen workers, and four separate tow trucks to get the SUV back onto solid ground. It is a total loss.

Tonwanda Skate Park Gets Pepsi Refresh Grant

TONAWANDA, NY (WGRZ) -- The Pepsi Refresh Project has awarded the Gregory G. Holler Memorial Fund a $5,000 grant toward a skate park project in the City of Tonawanda.

For months, the Holler family has worked to raise $150,000 needed to build new ramps.  They are motivated by the memory of their loved one who died suddenly.  Gregory Hayes Holler loved skateboarding at the skate park.

Don Holler, Greg's Father explains, "He was the type of kid who would take someone under their wing if they needed it.  He would allow any bullying around him.  If he saw it he would do something about it. He wouldn't just walk away."

Get a $50 Gap Gift Card for $25 Today / Freebies & Coupons

In my continued search to find the best deals and websites to save you time and money, today something we can all use, free e-cash.

Today only, if you buy a $25 gift card for the GAP, it doubles in value. That means you'll have a $50 gift card that you can use until November 19, 2010, in store. CLICK HERE and while this is listed under Groupon's deals for New York City, read the fine print. The offer is available to anyone at any Gap Retail store in the U.S. or Canada. UPDATE: Since this article was written at 5am, so many people in WNY have purchased the deal, that Groupon has now made it available on the Buffalo Groupon page too. Well done!

Postal Worker Charged with Dealing Drugs on the Job

BUFFALO, NY-A mail carrier with the U.S. Post Office was arrested and charged Wednesday with dealing drugs, on some occasions while he was on the job.

Salvatore Bagarozzi, 44, of the Town of Tonawanda is accused of selling cocaine, crack and marijuana. A search warrant executed at his home turned up a quantity of the suspected drugs.

The charges  carry a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison, a fine of $1,000,000 or both.