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Chief Justice James R. Zazzali noted that lower courts had agreed the child’s best interests would be served by moving to Japan with her mother, who has relatives there, according to court papers.


Buffalo’s food fest requires healthy dishes

BUFFALO — For the first time in its 23-year history, the Taste of Buffalo, a foodie free-for-all attracting tens of thousands, is ordering restaurants to offer healthier options.

At least one item on each vendor’s menu must meet standards on fat, salt and cholesterol.

That means diners at the event, scheduled for the first weekend in July, will see mango sorbet and smoked chicken sandwiches among the hot fudge sundaes and bleu-cheese burgers, a low-fat cookie there with the cheesecake.

But will they bite?

“It’ll be interesting to see,” said Ania Gurnari, whose family-owned bakery, E.M. Chrusciki, has offered its sugar-coated “angel wings” and other pastries at the festival for more than 20 years.

Her father came up with a chewy spice cookie to meet the new healthy mandate, using applesauce to make it moist and sweet.


Dump truck hits bus, injures 20

DUQUESNE — A dump truck hauling scrap metal ran into a commuter bus at a bus stop yesterday, pushing it into a utility pole and injuring at least 20 persons, transit officials said.

Passengers were getting off the bus in Duquesne, on the outskirts of Pittsburgh, when the bus was hit from behind, said Bob Grove, a spokesman for the Port Authority of Allegheny County.

The bus driver was taken to UPMC Presbyterian hospital in Pittsburgh with a head injury, Mr. Grove said. The truck driver and others on the bus also were taken to hospitals. None appeared to have life-threatening injuries, he said.

The accident remained under investigation, and no charges have been filed.

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