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Hometown Headlines 12/14/18

LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS INVESTIGATED SEVERAL BOMB THREATS IN THE BUFFALO METRO AREA

 

THE FREDONIA POLICE OFFICER WHO FATALLY SHOT A MAN ON MONDAY HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED

 

A RANSOMVILLE MAN HAS BEEN CHARGED AFTER LEADING A CHASE WITH AN OFFICER

 

A BUFFALO MAN HAS BEEN SENTENCED AFTER A MURDER THAT HAPPENED IN 2012

 

THE POLICE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS HAS AGAIN DELAYED ITS SELECTION OF LOCKPORT’S NEXT CHIEF

 

WE HAVE ONE ARREST IN THE CITY OF LOCKPORT AND THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS TO REPORT FROM THURSDAY

 

THE SENATE APPROVED A BILL THAT WILL HELP NEW YORK DAIRY FARMERS

 

LOCKPORT’S COMMUNITY FARMERS MARKET WILL TAKE PLACE IN A NEWLY RENOVATED BUILDING TOMORROW

 

AND, THE BUFFALO SABRES MAKE IT TWO IN A ROW WITH A WIN OVER THE COYOTES LAST NIGHT

 


Hometown Headlines 12/13/18

THE MAN INJURED IN AN OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING IN BUFFALO’S BLACK ROCK NEIGHBORHOOD HAS DIED.

 

TWO HEALTH CONCERNS IN ERIE COUNTY AS MEASLES AND TUBERCULOSIS INFECTIONS HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED.

 

THE LOCKPORT POLICE BOARD MEETS THIS MORNING AND IS EXPECTED TO NAME A NEW POLICE CHIEF.

 

ROBERT CHRASTON OF GASPORT IS GOING TO STATE PRISON FOR FOUR YEARS FOR BURGLARIZING SEVERAL HOMES.

 

A TOWN OF LOCKPORT MAN WAS ARRESTED WEDNESDAY FOR BURGLARIZING CARS IN THE WOODLANDS.

 

A WILSON WOMAN ARRESTED 3 TIMES WITHIN A MONTH FOR IMPAIRED DRIVING HAS PLEADED GUILTY TO FELONY D-W-I.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY AND THREE ARRESTS ON COUNTY POLICE REPORTS.

 

A 13-YEAR-OLD STUDENT AT SWEET HOME MIDDLE SCHOOL IS BEING QUESTIONED FOR MAKING A TERRORIST THREAT.

 

AND THE SABRES GO FOR TWO-IN-A-ROW WHEN THEY PLAY THE COYOTES ON HOME ICE TONIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 12/12/18

BUFFALO P.D. IS INVESTIGATING AN OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING ON THE CITY’S NORTH SIDE.

 

A POLICE OFFICER IN FREDONIA IS EXPECTED TO BE JUSTIFIED FOR THE FATAL SHOOTING OF A SUSPECT.

 

IN WYOMING COUNTY, A MAN IS CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED MURDER AFTER THREATENING THE SHERIFF WITH A KNIFE.

 

TWO FALLS MEN FACED THE JUDGE IN SEPARATE CASES IN NIAGARA COUNTY COURT THIS WEEK.

 

THREE VEHICLE ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY AND THREE ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.

 

ERIE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE LOOKING FOR THE TRUCK INVOLVED IN A HIT-AND-RUN IN CLARENCE LAST WEEK.

 

DR ALAIN KALOYEROS HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO 3 YEARS IN PRISON FOR HIS ROLE IN THE BUFFALO BILLIONS SCANDAL.

 

AIDES TO GOVERNOR CUOMO SAY HE MAY REVEAL A PLAN FOR LEGALIZING RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA IN NEW YORK.

 

AND “SKINNER GOT THE WINNER” AS THE SABRES CROWNED THE KINGS 4-3 IN OT TO END A 5-GAME LOSING STREAK.


Hometown Headlines 12/11/18

A FREDONIA POLICE OFFICER FATALLY SHOT A MAN ADVANCING WITH A KNIFE MONDAY AFTERNOON


A NIAGARA FALLS MAN ACCEPTED A PLEA BARGAIN STEMMING FROM AN ARMED ROBBERY IN MAY

 

THE SALE OF AN ITEM SET UP OVER FACEBOOK ENDED WITH THE ARRESTS OF FOUR JUVENILES ON SUNDAY

 

FOUR ARRESTS ON CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS AND FOUR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY MONDAY

 

GOVERNOR CUOMO HAS VETOED A MEASURE THAT WOULD ALLOW BIG LOTTERY JACKPOT WINNERS TO REMAIN ANONYMOUS


THE NIAGARA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE WAS AWARDED A GRANT TO PREVENT VIOLENCE IN LOCAL SCHOOLS
 

DOWNTOWN NORTH TONAWANDA WILL SOON SEE TWO MAJOR DEVELOPMENTS

 

THE SECOND AMENDMENT FOR EVER ORGANIZATION IS HOLDING A PUBLIC MEETING TONIGHT
 

AND IN SPORTS, THE BUFFALO SABRES LOOK TO END THEIR LOSING STREAK TONIGHT AGAINST THE L.A. KINGS


Hometown Headlines 12/10/18

THREE VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANIES RESPONDED TO A HOUSE FIRE IN WHEATFIELD EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

 

CITY FIREFIGHTERS IN THE FALLS BATTLED A BLAZE ON FERRY AVENUE YESTERDAY.

 

TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENTS ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS SUNDAY.

 

A WHEELCHAIR-BOUND MAN IN NIAGARA FALLS HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO RETURN TO HIS HUD-SPONSORED APARTMENT.

 

JOSE ROSARIO OF LOCKPORT HAS LEGAL OPTIONS AFTER HIS GUILTY PLEAS IN COUNTY COURT WERE INVALIDATED.

 

L-P-D USED OLD FASHIONED DETECTIVE WORK TO TRACK DOWN A PAIR OF WOULD-BE CAR THIEVES.

 

A TOWN OF LOCKPORT GROUP IS APPEALING THE RECENT APPROVAL OF A PROPOSED CELL TOWER.

 

LOCKPORT’S FORMER TUSCARORA CLUB MAY SOON BECOME A BOUTIQUE HOTEL AND BANQUET FACILITY.

 

AND THE BILLS BLEW ANOTHER ONE SUNDAY - LOSING TO THE LOWLY JETS 27-23.


Hometown Headlines 12/7/18

IN LOCKPORT, MULLANE MOTORS AND SCAPELLITI’S BOTH CHANGED OWNERSHIP THIS WEEK.

 

NEW TOBACCO RESTRICTIONS ARE ABOUT TO TAKE EFFECT IN ERIE COUNTY.

 

STATE LAWMAKERS WILL SEE A SUBSTANTIAL BOOST IN PAY IN THE NEXT FEW YEARS.

 

A WHEELCHAIR-BOUND MAN HAS BEEN BOOTED FROM HIS NIAGARA FALLS APARTMENT FOR USING MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

 

A GRAND ISLAND MAN HAS BEEN ASSIGNED TO VETERANS COURT AFTER CHOKING HIS GIRLFRIEND.

 

TWELVE VEHICLE ACCIDENTS ON SLICK NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS THURSDAY.

 

THE MAN ARRESTED FOR ABDUCTING A 14-YEAR-OLD GIRL IS EXPECTED TO BE ARRAIGNED IN ROCHESTER TODAY.

 

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE HAS RE-SCHEDULED HIS BUFFALO CONCERT FOR SATURDAY APRIL 6.

 

AND BILLS HALL-OF-FAME QB JIM KELLY WILL BE A CAPTAIN AT THE PRO BOWL LEGENDS GAME IN ORLANDO.


Hometown Headlines 12/6/18

THINGS GOT A BIT HEATED AT WEDNESDAY EVENING’S COMMON COUNCIL MEETING IN LOCKPORT.

 

WITH STATE AID NIAGARA FALLS CAN MOVE FORWARD WITH NECESSARY IMPROVEMENTS TO ITS WASTEWATER PLANT.

 

THE DIOCESE OF BUFFALO REPORTEDLY OFFERED A WOMAN $400-THOUSAND TO SETTLE A SEXUAL ABUSE CLAIM.

 

AND, THE FINANCIAL OFFICER FOR THE DIOCESE WILL RETIRE FROM THAT POST FEBRUARY FIRST.

 

FOUR ARRESTS ON CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS AND THREE VEHICLE ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY WEDNESDAY.

 

THE MAN ARRESTED FOR ABDUCTING A 14-YEAR-OLD GIRL IS BACK IN ROCHESTER FOR ARRAIGNMENT.

 

WORK WILL BEGIN NEXT MONTH ON BUFFALO’S $28M DOWNTOWN TRAIN STATION.

 

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE HAS CANCELLED ALL OF HIS DECEMBER CONCERTS - INCLUDING BUFFALO’S ON DECEMBER 19.

 

AND THE BILLS PREPARE TO PLAY THE JETS THIS SUNDAY AT NEW ERA FIELD.


Hometown Headlines 12/5/18

LOCKPORT FIRE INVESTIGATORS NOW SAY MONDAY NIGHT’S GARAGE FIRE ON ELMWOOD AVENUE WAS “SUSPICIOUS.”

 

TWO ARRESTS ON THE TOWN POLICE REPORT AND THREE VEHICLE ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY TUESDAY.

 

A 14-YEAR-OLD ROCHESTER GIRL IS SAFE IN NYC AFTER HER DISAPPEARANCE TRIGGERED AN AMBER ALERT.

 

TWO ROBBERIES REPORTED ON THE BUFFALO CRIME BLOTTER.

 

IT’S OFFICIAL - NEW ERA’S ERIE COUNTY PRODUCTION FACILITY WILL SHUT DOWN BY THE END OF MARCH.

 

NEW YORK STATE HAS RECEIVED $9M IN FEDERAL FUNDS TO EXPAND OPIOID ADDICTION TREATMENT SERVICES.

 

NO MAIL TODAY - IT’S A NATIONAL DAY OF MOURNING FOR PRESIDENT GEORGE H.W. BUSH.

 

GOVERNOR CUOMO WILL DELIVER HIS INAUGURAL ADDRESS ON ELLIS ISLAND JANUARY FIRST.

 

AND THE SABRES LOST TO THE LEAFS 4-3 IN OVERTIME IN BUFFALO LAST NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 12/4/18

THE CITY POLICE BOARD WILL WAIT UNTIL NEXT WEEK TO ANNOUNCE ITS CHOICE FOR L-P-D CHIEF.

 

LOCKPORT FIREFIGHTERS EXTINGUISHED A GARAGE FIRE ON ELMWOOD AVENUE LAST NIGHT.

 

DEPUTIES ARRESTED A NEWFANE MAN MONDAY ON CHARGES OF BURGLARIZING A LOCAL TAVERN.

 

SIX ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT AND FIVE CAR ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY IN THE PAST 24 HOURS.

 

AMHERST P.D. IS STILL INVESTIGATING AFTER A MAN WAS STRUCK BY A CAR ON THE BOULEVARD YESTERDAY MORNING.

 

A WOMAN HAS BEEN ARRAIGNED IN A HIT-AND-RUN THAT HAPPENED LAST MONTH ON UB’S NORTH CAMPUS.

 

BUFFALO BUSINESSMAN LOUIS CIMINELLI WILL SPEND 28 MONTHS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR BID-RIGGING.

 

THE DIOCESE OF BUFFALO IS REPORTEDLY OFFERING MONEY TO VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ABUSE.

 

AND THE SABRES LOST IN NASHVILLE LAST NIGHT - THEY PLAY THE LEAFS IN BUFFALO TONIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 12/3/18

A TRIO OF LOCAL MEN ARE FACING DRUG CHARGES AFTER THEY WERE BUSTED SATURDAY AT SENECA NIAGARA CASINO.

 

NIAGARA FALLS NARCS ROUNDED UP SIX STREET-LEVEL DRUG DEALERS LATE LAST WEEK.

 

STATE POLICE ARRESTED A CATTARAUGUS COUNTY MAN AFTER A SHOOTING IN ELLICOTTVILLE SATURDAY.

 

BUFFALO BUSINESSMAN LOUIS CIMINELLI WILL BE SENTENCED IN MANHATTAN TODAY ON BID-RIGGING CHARGES.

 

SIX TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

JEFFREY RIVERS OF NIAGARA FALLS WAS ARRESTED SATURDAY FOR FIGHTING ON THE BOULEVARD.

 

FALLS P.D. NABBED A MAN IN A “SANTA HAT” ON SHOP- LIFTING CHARGES EARLY SATURDAY.

 

GOVERNOR CUOMO HAS BEEN ELECTED THE TOP DEMOCRAT TO SERVE ON THE NATIONAL GOVERNOR’S ASSOCIATION.

 

AND THE BILLS PLAYED THEMSELVES OUT OF PLAYOFF CONTENTION WITH SUNDAY’S LOSS IN MIAMI.


Hometown Headlines 11/30/18

THE AMBER ALERT FOR A 14-YEAR-OLD GENESEE COUNTY GIRL HAS ENDED SAFELY.

 

TWO PEOPLE PERISHED IN A LARGE FIRE IN ONTARIO COUNTY LAST NIGHT.

 

A BUFFALO FATHER WHO STARTED A FIRE THAT KILLED HIS 7-YEAR-OLD SON GOT FIVE YEARS PROBATION YESTERDAY.

 

A 7-MINUTE LOCKDOWN AT NIAGARA FALLS HIGH SCHOOL THURSDAY ENDED WITH THE ARREST OF A FEMALE STUDENT.

 

A LANCASTER WOMAN IS CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED D-W-I AFTER SHE CRASHED HER CAR INTO A SCHOOL BUS.

 

A BUFFALO MAN IS FACING 25 YEARS IN PRISON AFTER CONFESSING TO A DEADLY SHOOTING LAST JUNE.

 

NO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS THURSDAY AND JUST ONE ARREST ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.

 

IN SEPARATE INCIDENTS, A LEWISTON MAN AND WOMAN ARE CHARGED WITH SUPPLYING ALCOHOL TO MINORS.

 

AND THE SABRES’ WIN STREAK ENDED AT TEN AS THEY LOST TO THE LIGHTNING IN TAMPA LAST NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 11/29/18

WNY’S FIRST CHICK-FIL-A RESTAURANT IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS ON WALDEN AVENUE IN CHEEKTOWAGA.

 

A NEW POLICE CHIEF IN LOCKPORT IS EXPECTED TO BE NAMED THIS MONDAY.

 

BUFFALO P.D. HAS MADE AN ARREST IN CONNECTION WITH THE TUESDAY MURDER OF A WOMAN.

 

A PENDLETON MAN IS CHARGED WITH D-W-I AFTER HE CRASHED HIS CAR ON TONAWANDA CREEK ROAD SUNDAY.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS WEDNESDAY AND TWO ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.

 

BUFFALO NIAGARA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IS #1 FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE AT MEDIUM-SIZED U.S. AIRPORTS.

 

“PORCH PIRATES” ARE BECOMING COMMON AS RESIDENTS HAVE MORE PACKAGES DELIVERED.

 

BILLS’ HALL-OF-FAME QB JIM KELLY IS RECOVERING FROM WHAT DOCTORS HOPE IS HIS FINAL SURGERY.

 

AND THE SABRES SEEK THEIR 11TH WIN IN-A-ROW IN TAMPA BAY TONIGHT WHEN THEY PLAY THE LIGHTNING.


Hometown Headlines 11/28/18

FLAGS ARE AT HALF STAFF ACROSS NEW YORK TODAY FOR A TROOPER KILLED IN A CAR CRASH IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY.

 

GOVERNOR CUOMO SAID HE WILL NOT MAKE A RUN FOR THE WHITE HOUSE IN 2020.

 

A LIVINGSTON COUNTY MAN IS FACING CHARGES AFTER HE STRUCK A DEPUTY WITH HIS CAR AT SUNDAY’S BILLS GAME.

 

TEN TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON SLICK COUNTY ROADS TUESDAY AND FIVE ARRESTS ON CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS.

 

EASTERN NIAGARA HOSPITAL UNVEILED THE DESIGN OF ITS NEW EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT MONDAY NIGHT.

 

BOTH THE BUFFALO BILLS AND SABRES ARE LOOKING AT THE FUTURES OF THEIR HOME VENUES.

 

BUFFALO POLICE ARE WARNING RESIDENTS OF “PORCH PIRATES” SWIPING PACKAGES FROM HOMES.

 

KISS IS COMING TO W-N-Y THIS SUMMER ON ITS FAREWELL ROCK ‘N ROLL TOUR.

 

AND SKINNER GOT THE WINNER AS THE SABRES WON THEIR TENTH STRAIGHT TUESDAY NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 11/27/18

SNOW IS COMING TO WNY, ESPECIALLY IN THE SNOW BELT AND SKI COUNTY SOUTH OF BUFFALO.

 

LOCAL GM PLANTS IN LOCKPORT AND TONAWANDA ARE AMONG THOSE AVOIDING SHUTDOWN.

 

AT LONG LAST, DEMOCRAT NATE McMURRAY HAS CONCEDED IN THE “NY-27” CONGRESSIONAL RACE.

 

EIGHT TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY MONDAY AND SEVEN ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.

 

THE MOTHER OF A MAN KILLED BY A BUFFALO POLICE OFFICER IS PLANNING TO SUE THE CITY AND DEPARTMENT.

 

STATE SENATOR ANDREA STEWART-COUSINS HAS BEEN APPROVED AS THE NEW MAJORITY LEADER.

 

FRIENDS & FAMILY IN HAMBURG WILL SAY FINAL GOODBYES TO 5-YEAR-OLD JAMES WALSH KILLED THANKSGIVING DAY.

 

REMOVAL OF NIAGARA’S SCENIC PARKWAY IS THE TOPIC OF A PUBLIC MEETING IN THE FALLS THIS EVENING.

 

AND THE SABRES ARE OUT TO SINK THE SHARKS ON HOME ICE TONIGHT FOR THEIR TENTH STRAIGHT WIN.


Hometown Headlines 11/26/18

NIAGARA FALLS POLICE ARE STILL SEARCHING FOR THE MAN WHO ROBBED AND KILLED A BUSINESS OWNER

 

A MAN CROSSING NIAGARA FALLS BOULEVARD WAS STRUCK BY A CAR IN AMHERST ON SATURDAY

 

AT LEAST SIX CARS WERE BROKEN INTO IN THE LOTS OF TWO DOWNTOWN NIAGARA FALLS HOTELS

 

A NIAGARA FALLS WOMAN WHOSE CAR WAS STOLEN FRIDAY NIGHT GOT IT BACK VIA FACEBOOK

 

3 TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A STRUCTURE FIRE HAVE BEEN REPORTED

 

NATE MCMURRAY WILL ANNOUNCE TODAY THE NEXT STEP HE'LL TAKE IN THE CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT RACE

 

A DECEASED BUFFALO PRIEST IS ACCUSED OF POINTING A GUN AT THE HEAD OF A TEENAGE BOY

 

LOCKS OPERATORS SEEK VOLUNTEERS FOR 2019 SEASON

 

THE CANALSIDE ICE RINK IS OPEN FOR THE SEASON, ALONG WITH A BRAND NEW ATTRACTION
 

AND, FOR THE FIRST TIME IN A DECADE, UB BULLS FOOTBALL COULD WIN THE MAC CHAMPIONSHIP


Hometown Headlines 11/23/18

FALLS POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING TWO ROBBERIES IN THE CITY - ONE THAT PROVED FATAL TO A STORE OWNER.

 

IN HAMBURG, A 5-YEAR-OLD CHILD WAS STRUCK AND KILLED BY A CAR THANKSGIVING AFTERNOON.

 

ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN THE COUNTY THANKSGIVING DAY AND FOUR ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.

 

A 30-YEAR-OLD FALLS WOMAN IS FACING AGGRAVATED DWI AND UNLICENSED OPERATION CHARGES.

 

STATE POLICE CONTINUE THEIR CRACK DOWN ON DRUNK AND DISTRACTED DRIVING THIS THANKSGIVING WEEKEND.

 

LOWER GAS PRICES HAVE MOTORISTS THANKFUL AS THEY BEGIN TO HEAD OUT ON THE HIGHWAYS.

 

NEW YORK’S ATTORNEY GENERAL IS WARNING SHOPPERS TO BEWARE THIS BLACK FRIDAY AND CYBER MONDAY.

 

THE “GINGERBREAD WONDERLAND” OPENS SATURDAY AT THE CULINARY INSTITUTE IN THE FALLS.

 

AND THE SABRES “SKATE FOR 8” TODAY AGAINST MONTREAL WHILE 2 WNY HIGH SCHOOLS ARE IN THE FOOTBALL FINALS.


Hometown Headlines 11/22/18

IT’S ONE OF THE COLDEST-EVER THANKSGIVING DAYS AS THE AREA’S HIGH WILL TOP OUT IN THE LOW 20’S.

 

THE DIOCESE OF BUFFALO HAS PUT REV SAMUEL GIANGRECO ON LEAVE FOR ALLEGED SEXUAL MISCONDUCT.

 

EVEN AFTER THE ABSENTEE BALLOTS HAVE BEEN COUNTED, NATE McMURRAY REFUSES TO CONCEDE IN THE NY-27 RACE.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY WEDNESDAY AND FALLS P.D. IS INVESTIGATING A SHOOTING.

 

IN ROCHESTER, TWO FIREFIGHTERS ARE RECOVERING AFTER THEY WERE HURT BATTLING A BLAZE YESTERDAY.

 

GOVERNOR CUOMO SAYS THE “NEW ECONOMY” IS TO BLAME FOR NEW ERA’S PLAN TO CLOSE IT’S DERBY PLANT.

 

STATE POLICE ARE CRACKING DOWN ON DRUNK AND DISTRACTED DRIVING OVER THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY.

 

IVANO TOSCANI, THE LONG-TIME OWNER OF BUFFALO’S ANCHOR BAR DIED TUESDAY AT AGE 68.

 

AND THE SABRES FOILED THE FLYERS 5-2 LAST NIGHT TO EARN THEIR SEVENTH STRAIGHT WIN.


Hometown Headlines 11/21/18

INTERIM LOCKPORT POLICE CHIEF STEVE PREISCH SAID YESTERDAY HE IS INTERESTED IN THE JOB FULL TIME.

 

A LOCKPORT MAN IS FACING NINE CHARGES AFTER A WEEKEND HOME INVASION ON ADAM STREET.

 

A MULTIPLE REPEAT OFFENDER WAS CONVICTED FOR THE 34TH TIME IN COUNTY COURT MONDAY.

 

SIX ARRESTS ON CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS AND SIX ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY TUESDAY.

 

TWO TOP AIDES OF DISGRACED ERIE COUNTY DEMOCRATIC POLITICAL BOSS STEVE PIGEON HAVE BEEN SENTENCED.

 

ERIE COUNTY TALLIED ABSENTEE BALLOTS TUESDAY AND COLLINS STILL LEADS McMURRAY THE “NY-27” RACE.

 

STATE POLICE ARE CRACKING DOWN ON DRUNK AND DISTRACTED DRIVING OVER THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY.

 

PHASE TWO OF THE $90M MODERNIZATION PROJECT AT THE LEWISTON QUEENSTON BRIDGE WILL BEGIN SOON.

 

AND THE “SURGING SABRES” ARE SEARCHING FOR THEIR 7TH STRAIGHT WIN ON HOME ICE TONIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 11/20/18

TWO WEEKS AFTER THE ELECTIONS, ERIE COUNTY WILL BE COUNTING ABSENTEE BALLOTS TODAY IN THE “NY-27” RACE.

 

THE TOPS SUPER MARKET GROUP HAS EMERGED FROM FEDERAL BANKRUPTCY PROTECTION.

 

THE TRIAL OF THE “BICKERING BARRISTERS” AT CELLINO & BARNES HAS BEEN MOVED TO NEXT APRIL.

 

A MIDDLEPORT WOMAN PLEADED GUILTY IN COUNTY COURT YESTERDAY TO SEXUAL ABUSE CHARGES.

 

SHERIFF’S INVESTIGATORS ARRESTED AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRANSIT ROAD NOCO STORE ON THEFT CHARGES.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS MONDAY.

 

IN ERIE COUNTY, THE D-A’S OFFICE SAYS IT WILL NO LONGER ENFORCE PART OF NEW YORK’S “SAFE ACT.”

 

THANKSGIVING DAY IN W-N-Y WILL BE ONE OF THE COLDEST EVER WITH DAYTIME TEMPS HOVERING AROUND 20.

 

AND THE “SUPER SABRES” ROARED BACK FROM A 4-1 HOLE TO PICK OFF THE PENGUINS FOR THEIR 6TH STRAIGHT WIN!


Hometown Headlines 11/19/18

A WOMAN IS DEAD AFTER BEING STRUCK BY A CAR IN AMHERST

 

A LEVEL 2 SEX OFFENDER WAS JAILED ON SATURDAY WHEN HE WAS TAKEN FROM HIS LOCKPORT WORKPLACE

 

A CHIMNEY FIRE CAUSED A ROYALTON COUPLE TO EVACUATE THEIR HOME LATE SATURDAY NIGHT

 

5 TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS TOOK PLACE ON SUNDAY

 

THREATENING FACEBOOK POSTS LEAD TO A MAN’S ARREST

 

BURGLAR’S VISIT THE SAME HOME TWICE IN ONE NIGHT ON WESTON AVENUE

 

A LOCAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL HAS BEEN CONVERTED INTO AN ACTIVE SHOOTER TRAINING CENTER

 

A SQUIRREL WAS THE LEADING CULPRIT OF OVER 12,000 POWER OUTAGES SUNDAY AFTERNOON

 

LOCKPORT ENTERS HGTV 'SMALL BUSINESS REVOLUTION' CONTEST

 

AND THE BUFFALO SABRES LOOK TO CONTINUE THEIR WIN STREAK TO 6 TONIGHT IN PITTSBURGH

 


Hometown Headlines 11/16/18

THE SNOW IS HERE IN WESTERN NEW YORK, EXPECT A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW THROUGHOUT THE DAY

 

AN 80-YEAR-OLD LOCKPORT MAN RECEIVES PROBATION FOR SEX CRIMES

 

A NIAGARA FALLS MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED AFTER HIS STOLEN VEHICLE STRUCK A DEPUTY’S VEHICLE

 

THERE WAS A THIRD ROBBERY IN JUST ONE WEEK AT A NIAGARA FALLS GAS STATION

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS THURSDAY AND TWO ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT

 

BISHOP MALONE KEPT A LOW PROFILE AT THE U.S. CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS

 

THE SOUTH GRAND ISLAND BRIDGE ON THE NIAGARA THRUWAY WILL BE CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE THIS WEEKEND

 

LABATT BREW HOUSE IN THE BUFFALO COBBLESTONE DISTRICT IS EXPECTED TO OPEN SATURDAY

 

THE KENAN CENTER ARTS COUNCIL HOLIDAY GIFT SHOW IN LOCKPORT TAKES PLACE THIS WEEKEND


AND NO BILLS GAME THIS WEEKEND, BUT THE SABRES WILL FACE THE WINNIPEG JETS TONIGHT AT 8


Hometown Headlines 11/15/18

A NOR’EASTER IS MOVING INTO W-N-Y CAUSING A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FROM 4 TODAY TO 7 A.M. TOM’R.

 

PAYROLL PRACTICES AT THE LPD ARE UNDER SCRUTINY AFTER CITY OFFICIALS REVIEWED AN AUDIT.

 

A WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON HEAD-ON CRASH IN THE ERIE COUNTY TOWN OF EDEN PROVED FATAL FOR ONE DRIVER.

 

SIX TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS WEDNESDAY AND EIGHT ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.

 

IN BUFFALO, POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A MAIN STREET HOMICIDE AND AN EAST SIDE SHOOTING.

 

A FORMER WYOMING COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY WILL SPEND AT LEAST 15 YEARS BEHIND BARS FOR MURDER.

 

COMMENTS FLY AS ABSENTEE BALLOTS CONTINUE TO BE COUNTED IN THE 27TH DISTRICT CONGRESSIONAL RACE.

 

STATE LEGISLATORS AND LOOKING INTO GIVING THEMSELVES A PAY RAISE.

 

AND IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL, OHIO U ROUTED THE U-B BULLS 52-17 LAST NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 11/14/18

FORMER LPD CAPTAIN BRIAN WENTLAND HAS ACCEPTED A PLEA DEAL IN AN EAVESDROPPING CASE.

 

LOCKPORT TEACHER AND FORMER CHEEKTOWAGA COUNCILMAN JAMES ROGOWSKI WAS SENTENCED TO A YEAR ON PROBATION.

 

NEW ERA CAP WILL MOVE MANUFACTURING OUT OF WESTERN NEW YORK NEXT SPRING.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY’S ABSENTEE BALLOTS WILL BE COUNTED TODAY IN THE 27TH DISTRICT CONGRESSIONAL RACE.

 

SIX TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS TUESDAY AND FIVE ARRESTS ON CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS.

 

IN BUFFALO, POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A SUSPICIOUS DEATH INSIDE A MAIN STREET APARTMENT.

 

QUEEN CITY FIREFIGHTERS BATTLED A BLAZE ON KANE STREET LAST NIGHT.

 

NEW YORK’S GOLD STAR PARENTS ARE GETTING A LONG OVERDUE INCREASE IN COMPENSATION.

 

AND IN SPORTS, THE SABRES UPSET TAMPA BAY 2-1 TUESDAY NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 11/13/18

WINTER WEATHER RETURNS TO WESTERN NEW YORK TODAY, ESPECIALLY IN COUNTIES EAST AND SOUTH OF BUFFALO.

 

ELECTION OFFICIALS BEGIN COUNTING ABSENTEE BALLOTS TODAY IN THE 27TH DISTRICT CONGRESSIONAL RACE.

 

A VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER IN ORLEANS COUNTY IS IN THE HOSPITAL AFTER HE CRASHED HIS CAR LAST NIGHT.

 

TWO EMERGENCY CALLS IN NIAGARA COUNTY MONDAY - A FIRE IN THE FALLS AND AN AUTO ACCIDENT IN LEWISTON.

 

CAR THIEVES IN THE FALLS WERE BUSY SWIPING UNLOCKED VEHICLES THAT WERE LEFT RUNNING OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

A NEW MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARY HAS OPENED ON SENECA STREET IN BUFFALO.

 

IT’S TIME FOR LOW-INCOME NEW YORKERS TO SIGN UP FOR THE “HEAP” PROGRAM TO SAVE ON HEATING BILLS.

 

THE BUFFALO BILLS HAVE CUT TIES WITH BELEAGUERED QB NATHAN PETERMAN.

 

AND THE U-B MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM IS RANKED #25 IN THE COUNTRY.


Hometown Headlines 11/12/18

AN INVESTIGATION CONTINUES INTO A SOUTHERN TIER PLANE CRASH THE KILLED A BUFFALO PILOT.

 

THREE ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY OVER THE WEEKEND. NO ARRESTS FROM AREA POLICE REPORTS.

 

FIRE INVESTIGATORS IN THE FALLS ARE LOOKING INTO A PAIR OF BLAZES EARLY SATURDAY ON ASHLAND AVENUE.

 

A BUFFALO MAN INJURED IN AUGUST AT WILLIAMSVILLE’S GLEN PARK IS FILING A LAWSUIT.

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PATROL AGENTS SAY THEY ARE SEIZING MORE MARIJUANA AT CANADIAN BORDER CROSSINGS.

 

IN SUBURBAN ROCHESTER, POLICE ARE TRYING TO TRACK DOWN THE DRIVER INVOLVED IN A DEADLY HIT-AND-RUN.

 

BUFFALO BISHOP RICHARD MALONE IS ATTENDING A NATIONAL CONFERENCE IN BALTIMORE THIS WEEK.

 

AT LEAST TWO MORE VETERAN’S EVENTS ARE ON THE LOCAL AGENDA TODAY.

 

AND NEW QB MATT BARKLEY LED THE BUFFALO BILLS TO A ROUT OF THE NEW YORK JETS SUNDAY.


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