HAMBURG, N.Y. (WIVB) - Bust out the kettle corn and fire up those rides, because Wednesday, the Erie County Fair kicks off its 173rd season.
The Erie County Fair launches into action and begins its 12-day run Wednesday at the fairgrounds in Hamburg. The fair dates all the way back to 1820 and is the largest independent fair in the United States.
Channel 4 Day is Thursday, when admission to the fair and parking are just $4 each. Don't forget to stop by the Channel 4 booth and visit with our on-air personalities.
As always, be sure to stop by the 4-H livestock shows and check out all the midway rides.
One of the big new food favorites of last year's fair was the donut burger. What will this year's new food favorite be? Some of the contenders are deep fried peanut butter cups, BBQ sundaes, deep-friend tacos and chocolate-covered bacon to name a few.
The Erie County Sheriff's Bomb Squad, ATF, and the Buffalo Police Department were called to Tioga Street near Fairchild Place in North Buffalo just before midnight Thursday.
Eighty-two-year-old Edward Spencer was making a left hand turn while exiting the Budwey's parking lot when he struck 52-year-old Sandra Garner and 55-year-old Kevin Nowak, according to authorities.
An angry mother who claims her daughter was dropped-off miles away from home wants answers.
Deputies say a teen driver fell asleep at the wheel early Thursday morning before crashing head-on with another vehicle.
Police say a Jamestown man was selling crack cocaine out of his barber shop on East Second Street.
City Hall is considering turning to taxpayers to help keep the lights on at the only movie theatre in downtown Buffalo.