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Hometown Headlines 2/15/19

LOCKPORT FIREFIGHTERS BATTLED A TWO-ALARM BLAZE ON PLANK ROAD LAST NIGHT.

 

TWO ACCIDENTS ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS THURSDAY.  

 

IN BUFFALO, THE FATE OF AN 18-YEAR VETERAN COP IS IN THE HANDS OF A JURY.

 

IN ALBANY, GOVERNOR CUOMO SIGNED THE CHILD VICTIMS ACT YESTERDAY.

 

AND, THE GOVERNOR IS BLAMING MEMBERS OF THE STATE SENATE FOR THE FAILED DEAL WITH AMAZON.

 

THE CITY AND TOWN OF LOCKPORT HAVE TEAMED UP ON A SEWER CLEANING AND MONITORING PROJECT.

 

A NEW 77-ROOM HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS IS BEING PLANNED FOR SOUTH TRANSIT IN PENDLETON.

 

ANOTHER SPIKE IN FLU CASES ACROSS NEW YORK BRINGS THE SEASON TOTAL TO OVER 43-THOUSAND.

 

FOR THE 20TH STRAIGHT YEAR, WEGMAN’S IS ONE OF AMERICA’S “100 BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR.”

 

AND THE SABRES GO FOR TWO-IN-A-ROW AS THEY FINISH A SEVEN-GAME HOME STAND TONIGHT AGAINST THE RANGERS.


Hometown Headlines 2/14/19

NIAGARA FALLS MAYOR PAUL DYSTER HAS ANNOUNCED THAT HE WILL NOT SEEK RE-ELECTION THIS FALL.

 

LOCKPORT MAYOR MICHELLE ROMAN DELIVERED HER STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS LAST NIGHT.

 

THREE LOCKPORT RESIDENTS ARE FACING FEDERAL CHARGES OF DEALING DRUGS THAT LED TO A DEATH.

 

A NIAGARA FALLS MAN WANTED BY U.S. MARSHALLS WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY IN KENMORE YESTERDAY.

 

THREE ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS WEDNESDAY AND TWO FIRES - ONE IN THE FALLS AND ONE IN WILSON.  

 

IN ERIE COUNTY, A TOWN OF TONAWANDA POLICE OFFICER IS ON UN-PAID LEAVE ACCUSED OF LYING.

 

THE ERIE COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY IS LOOKING FOR A NEW DIRECTOR AFTER A SURPRISE RESIGNATION.

 

IN ALBANY, THE GOVERNOR IS EXPECTED TO SIGN THE CHILD VICTIMS ACT TODAY.

 

AND THE SABRES FINISH A SEVEN-GAME HOME STAND TOM’R NIGHT AGAINST THE RANGERS.


Hometown Headlines 2/13/19

“WINDY AND WINTERY” ARE THE WEATHER WORDS FOR THIS WEDNESDAY THE 13TH.

 

A FULL HOUSE WAS ON HAND FOR LAST NIGHT’S COMMUNITY FORUM ON THE LOCAL DRUG EPIDEMIC.

 

IN ERIE COUNTY, THE D-A IS INVESTIGATING A TOWN OF TONAWANDA POLICE OFFICER.

 

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

 

NEW ERA CAP HAS REACHED AN AGREEMENT WITH THE UNION REPRESENTING WORKERS AT IT DERBY PLANT.

 

IN ALBANY, THE STATE LEGISLATURE WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING ON SEXUAL HARRASSMENT TODAY.

 

A MEMORIAL CEREMONY & CANDLELIGHT VIGIL WAS HELD LAST NIGHT IN CLARENCE FOR VICTIMS OF FLIGHT 3407.

 

A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE CONDITION OF TREES IN KRULL PARK WILL BE HELD TONIGHT IN OLCOTT.

 

AND THE SABRES PLAYED WELL IN A 3-1 WIN OVER THE ISLANDERS LAST NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 2/12/19

MICHELLE ROMAN HAS ANNOUNCED HER CANDIDACY FOR A FULL TERM AS MAYOR OF LOCKPORT THIS FALL.

 

MEANWHILE - ON GRAND ISLAND - TOWN SUPERVISOR NATE McMURRAY WILL NOT BE RUNNING FOR RE-ELECTION.

 

A MEMORIAL CEREMONY & CANDLELIGHT VIGIL WILL BE HELD TONIGHT FOR THE VICTIMS OF FLIGHT 3407.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS - ONE OF THEM IN LOCKPORT -REPORTED IN THE COUNTY MONDAY.  

 

BROKEN PIPES SNARLED TRAFFIC AND CANCELLED SOME CLASSES IN TONAWANDA YESTERDAY (AND TODAY).

 

OPPONENTS OF MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION IN NEW YORK PROTESTED IN ALBANY MONDAY.

 

GOVERNOR CUOMO MEETS WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP FOR SOME “TAX TALK” IN WASHINGTON TODAY.

 

A COMMUNITY FORUM ON THE LOCAL DRUG EPIDEMIC WILL BE HELD AT LOCKPORT CITY HALL THIS EVENING AT SIX.

 

AND THE SABRES HOST THE ISLANDERS TONIGHT AT 7.


Hometown Headlines 2/11/19

W-N-Y REMEMBERS THE 50 WHO PERISHED WHEN A COMMUTER PLANE FELL FROM THE SKIES OVER CLARENCE 10 YRS AGO.

 

LOCKPORT’S DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS WAS FIRED BY THE MAYOR FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

 

IN NIAGARA FALLS, CREWS BEGIN DEMOLITION TODAY ON A PORTION OF THE NIAGARA SCENIC PARKWAY.

 

FIVE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY OVER THE WEEKEND.  

 

ROCHESTER P.D. IS INVESTIGATING A TRIO OF SHOOTINGS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY - ONE OF THEM FATAL.

 

A COMMUNITY FORUM ON THE LOCAL DRUG EPIDEMIC WILL BE HELD AT LOCKPORT CITY HALL TOM’R EVENING AT SIX.

 

IN ALBANY, GOVERNOR CUOMO IS EXPECTED TO SIGN OFF ON THE CHILD VICTIMS ACT THIS WEEK.

 

B-P-O MUSIC DIRECTOR JOANN FALLETTA WON HER THIRD GRAMMY AT LAST NIGHT’S AWARD SHOW.

 

AND THE SABRES SPLIT THEIR TWO WEEKEND MATINEE GAMES … DOWNING DETROIT, BUT LOSING TO WINNIPEG.


Hometown Headlines 2/8/19

4TH WARD ALDERMAN DAVID WOHLEBEN IS LAUNCHING ANOTHER BID TO BECOME MAYOR.

 

IN NIAGARA FALLS, LONG-TIME POLITICIAN GLENN CHOOLOKIAN HAS ANNOUNCED HIS RUN FOR MAYOR THERE.

 

CONFLICT OF INTEREST CONCERNS SURROUND THE APPOINT- MENT OF CHARLES MORELLO SR TO THE LKPT FIRE BOARD.

 

RICHARD LEATHERS OF NEWFANE IS FACING MULTIPLE FELONY CHARGES IN WYOMING COUNTY.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY THURSDAY AND SIX ARRESTS ON CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS.  

 

MORE AIR TRAVELERS AT BUFFALO-NIAGARA INT’L AIRPORT WERE FOUND WITH HANDGUNS AT TSA CHECKPOINTS IN 2018.

 

THREE OF ERIE COUNTY’S TOP POLITICAL EXECUTIVES MAY BE GETTING A PAY RAISE.

 

IN ALBANY, A PAIR OF DEMOCRAT LAWMAKERS WANT NYS INMATES TO GET A 500% INCREASE IN PAY.

 

AND THE HURRICANES SHADED THE SABRES 6-5 IN OT LAST NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 2/7/19

ONE PERSON WAS INJURED IN A FOUR-VEHICLE CRASH ON LOCKPORT ROAD IN CAMBRIA LAST NIGHT.

 

FOUR OTHER TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY.

 

POWER CREWS FROM NATIONAL GRID AND NYSEG WERE BUSY RESTORING POWER IN NIAGARA & ERIE COUNTIES YES’TDAY.

 

A LOCKPORT MAN PLEADED NOT GUILTY TO A WEAPONS CHARGE IN COUNTY COURT.

 

PRESIDENT TRUMP SAYS THE BATTLE OVER FUNDING FOR A BORDER WALL WILL NOT AFFECT BUFFALO.

 

INGERSOLL RAND SAID YESTERDAY IT IS MOVING IT’S CHEEKTOWAGA PRODUCTION JOBS TO NORTH CAROLINA.

 

ERIE COUNTY WILL BE CHANGING HOW OPIOID OVERDOSE CASES ARE HANDLED IN THE FUTURE.

 

THE NEW YORK P-T-A WANTS LAWMAKERS TO RE-CONSIDER THE IDEA OF LEGALIZING MARIJUANA.

 

THE BUFFALO BILLS ARE BUMPING UP TICKET PRICES BY A FEW BUCKS FOR 2019.

 

AND THE SABRES GO FOR TWO-IN-A-ROW WHEN THEY HOST THE HURRICANES TONIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 2/6/19

PRESIDENT TRUMP USED HIS STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS TO ATTACK NEW YORK’S NEW LIBERAL ABORTION LAW.

 

IN BUFFALO, TWO FIREFIGHTERS ARE RECOVERING AFTER BATTLING A BLAZE ON KENSINGTON AVENUE.

 

A MAN IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER A TWO-VEHICLE CRASH ON ESSJAY ROAD IN AMHERST TUESDAY.

 

A NORTH TONAWANDA WOMAN IS FACING ALLEGATIONS OF CHILD ABUSE.

 

FLOODING ALONG BUFFALO CREEK IN WEST SENECA IS THE WORST IN 20 YEARS ACCORDING TO SOME RESIDENTS.

 

ELEVEN ARRESTS ON CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS AND ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN THE COUNTY TUESDAY.

 

IN ERIE COUNTY POLITICS, CHRIS JACOBS SAYS HE WILL NOT SEEK THE COUNTY EXECUTIVES SEAT THIS FALL.

 

STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE $2B-DOLLAR BUDGET SHORTFALL ANNOUNCED BY CUOMO MONDAY.

 

AND SAM REINHART GOT THE GAME-WINNER IN A SHOOT-OUT TUESDAY NIGHT AS THE SABRES NIPPED THE WILD 5-4.


Hometown Headlines 2/5/19

A NUMBER OF ERIE COUNTY COMMUNITIES ARE DEALING WITH FLOODING PROBLEMS THIS MORNING.

 

POLICE HAVE RELEASED NEW INFORMATION ON A DEADLY WEEKEND FIRE IN EAST AMHERST.

 

A BUFFALO MAN WILL SERVE CONCURRENT SENTENCES FOR TWO WEAPONS POSSESSION CONVICTIONS.

 

AN INMATE AT THE NIAGARA COUNTY JAIL HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF DRUG POSSESSION.

 

SIX ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT AND ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN THE COUNTY MONDAY.

 

A NEW REPORT REVEALS THAT 2018 WAS A DEADLY YEAR ON THE STREETS OF BUFFALO.

 

STATE POLICE RESPONDED TO OVER A THOUSAND CALLS DURING LAST WEEK’S WINTER STORM.

 

THE GOVERNOR IS BLAMING TAX CODES FOR A $2B-DOLLAR BUDGET SHORTFALL.

 

AND CANISIUS WENT COLD IN OVERTIME AND LOST TO MARIST 78-71 IN MEN’S COLLEGE HOOPS MONDAY.


Hometown Headlines 2/4/19

WITH TEMPS IN THE 50’S TODAY, WEATHER OFFICIALS HAVE POSTED A FLOOD WATCH IN WESTERN NEW YORK.

 

IN GENESEE COUNTY, A MOTHER AND SON WERE KILLED IN A TWO-VEHICLE CRASH ON ICY ROADS NEAR ELBA SATURDAY.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE INVESTIAGTED A FATAL CRASH SUNDAY THAT CLAIMED ONE LIFE.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

AT LEAST SIXTEEN PEOPLE ARE INTERESTED IN BECOMING LOCKPORT’S “TOP COP.”

 

THE STATE LEGISLATURE WILL BE BACK IN SESSION IN ALBANY TODAY LOOKING TO FURTHER ITS AGENDA.

 

A PROPOSAL TO CHANGE THE DATE OF BUFFALO SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS WILL BE DEBATED TONIGHT.

 

A FUNDRAISER HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED FOR A YOUNG MOTHER BURNED IN A VICIOUS ATTACK LATE LAST YEAR.

 

AND THE PATRIOTS PICKED UP THEIR SIXTH SUPER BOWL TROPHY IN A “HO HUM” 13-3 WIN OVER THE RAMS SUNDAY.


Hometown Headlines 2/1/19

FOUR VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANIES BATTLED A ROYALTON BLAZE THAT LEVELED A HOUSE YESTERDAY MORNING.

 

THREE PEOPLE HAVE DIED IN ERIE COUNTY AS A RESULT OF THIS WEEK’S WINTER STORM.

 

LOCKPORT AND STARPOINT SCHOOL DISTRICTS REMAIN CLOSED TODAY ALONG WITH BUFFALO CITY SCHOOLS.

 

TWO TRACTOR-TRAILER DRIVERS HAVE BEEN TICKETED AFTER WEDNESDAY’S 21-VEHICLE PILE-UP ON THE THRUWAY.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS THURSDAY AND THREE ARRESTS ON TOWN POLICE REPORTS.

 

THE FLU CONTINUES TO SPREAD ACROSS NEW YORK WITH 6800 NEW CASES IN THE PAST WEEK.

 

STATE AND LOCAL POLICE WILL BE WATCHING FOR IMPAIRED DRIVERS THIS SUPER BOWL WEEKEND.

 

SENATOR GILLIBRAND TAKES HER PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRATIONS TO NEW HAMPSHIRE THIS WEEKEND.

 

AND THE SABRES BEGIN A 7-GAME HOME STAND TONIGHT WHEN THEY HOST THE BLACKHAWKS.


Hometown Headlines 1/31/19

WOLCOTTSVILLE VOLUNTEERS ARE BATTLING A HOUSE FIRE ON ROYALTON CENTER ROAD THIS MORNING.

 

MANY WARNINGS, BANS AND ADVISORIES REMAIN AS W-N-Y WORKS THRU DAY TWO OF THE “POLAR PLUNGE.”

 

A TRAVEL ADVISORY REMAINS POSTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY WITH MOST SCHOOL DISTRICTS CLOSED AGAIN TODAY.

 

GOVERNOR CUOMO HAS DIRECTED ALL NON-ESSENTIAL STATE EMPLOYEES IN ERIE COUNTY TO STAY HOME TODAY.

 

ALL LANES OF THE THRUWAY ARE RE-OPENED AFTER A 21-VEHICLE CRASH NEAR EXIT 47 YESTERDAY.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS WEDNESDAY AND A GARAGE FIRE IN THE TOWN OF PORTER.

 

IN JAMESTOWN, POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A DRIVE-BY SHOOTING THAT HAPPENED YESTERDAY.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY’S S-P-C-A HAS BEEN AWARDED A HALF MILLION DOLLARS FROM THE STATE.

 

AND THE SABRES WERE SHUT-OUT 1-0 BY THE STARS DOWN IN DALLAS LAST NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 1/30/19

THE “POLAR PLUNGE” AFFECTING THE MIDWEST AND GREAT LAKES HAS ROARED INTO WESTERN NEW YORK.

 

A TRAVEL ADVISORY IS POSTED IN THE COUNTY - SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED TODAY ALONG WITH CITY AND COUNTY OFFICES.

 

CITY, TOWN AND STATE ROAD CREWS ARE OUT IN FORCE ALONG WITH MANY PRIVATE PLOWERS.

 

A LOCKPORT MAN IS FACING D-W-I AND MULTIPLE OTHER CHARGES AFTER CRASHING HIS SUV INTO A HOUSE ON 104.

 

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

 

SWEEPING GUN CONTROL LEGISLATION WAS PASSED IN ALBANY YESTERDAY.

 

ALSO IN ALBANY, THE STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS PUTTING OUT A MEASLES WARNING.

 

AND IN SPORTS, THE SABRES WON AT COLUMBUS LAST NITE WHILE UB AND MICHIGAN BOTH WON IN COLLEGE HOOPS.


Hometown Headlines 1/29/19

SOME WICKED WEATHER IS HEADING TO AREAS OF WESTERN NEW YORK

 

A HOUSE FIRE IN PORTER MONDAY NIGHT FORCED THE EVACUATION OF A RESIDENCE

 

A LOCKPORT MAN WAS CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS AND ALCOHOL AFTER STRIKING A NEWFANE HOME

 

AN AMHERST MAN HAS BEEN FOUND GUILTY IN THE FATAL SHOOTING OF HIS ROOMMATE'S BOYFRIEND

 

A NIAGARA FALLS MAN WAS SENTENCED FOR HIS ROLE IN A ROBBERY ATTEMPT THAT LED TO A SHOOTING

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY ROADWAYS AND FIVE ARRESTS IN THE CITY TO REPORT

 

A DRIVER FLED THE SCENE OF A ONE-VEHICLE CRASH MONDAY MORNING ON SOUTH OGDEN STREET

 

AFTER YEARS OF DEBATE, STATE LAWMAKERS HAVE PASSED THE CHILD VICTIMS ACT


AND, THE SABRES ARE BACK IN ACTION TONIGHT IN COLUMBUS


Hometown Headlines 1/28/19

JUST AS THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW TAPERS OFF, ANOTHER WINTER STORM IS ON W-N-Y’S DOORSTEP.

 

A SOUTH BUFFALO MAN IS BACK IN CUSTODY AFTER ESCAPING FROM THE V.A. MEDICAL CENTER.

 

EIGHT TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS SUNDAY.

 

NIAGARA FALLS P.D. IS CRACKING DOWN ON BIG TICKET SHOPLIFTING AT THE HOME DEPOT AT BUILDERS SQUARE.

 

WORK HAS BEGUN ON THE RESTORATION OF LOCK 68 AT THE ORIGINAL FLIGHT OF FIVE.

 

IN ALBANY, THE STATE LEGISLATURE IS EXPECTED TO VOTE ON THE “CHILD VICTIMS ACT” TODAY.

 

THE N-F-T-A HAS ANNOUNCED AN APP THAT WILL MAKE IT EASIER TO RIDE THE METRO OR A BUS.

 

SOME BUFFALO RESIDENTS GATHERED AT CANISIUS COLLEGE SUNDAY TO REMEMBER THE HOLOCAUST.

 

AND IN SPORTS, THE SABRES BEGIN THEIR “PUSH TO THE PLAYOFFS” WITH BACK-TO-BACK ROAD GAMES THIS WEEK.


Hometown Headlines 1/25/19

ERIE COUNTY IS LAUNCHING AN OPIOID TASK FORCE AS THE NUMBER OF DRUG OVERDOSES CONTINUE TO RISE.

 

IN ALBANY, THE GOVERNOR HAS SIGNED OFF ON CHANGES TO NEW YORK’S VOTING LAWS.

 

STATE RESIDENTS ARE SPLIT ON CUOMO’S PROPOSED PLASTIC BAG BAN.

 

W-N-Y CONGRESSMEN REED AND HIGGINS WILL BE SERVING ON THE HOUSE SOCIAL SECURITY SUB-COMMITTEE.

 

A NORTH TONAWANDA MAN IS GOING TO PRISON FOR STEALING AND CRASHING A TRUCK WHILE DRUNK.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS THURSDAY AND NINE ARRESTS ON CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS.

 

ANOTHER 5200 FLU CASES WERE REPORTED BY THE STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IN THE PAST WEEK.

 

A NEW WINTER STORM IS AFFECTING SOUTHERN COUNTIES IN W-N-Y TODAY.

 

AND DOMINO’S IS GIVING THE CITY OF LOCKPORT A $5000 GRANT IN THEIR “PAVING FOR PIZZA” POTHOLE PROMOTION.


Hometown Headlines 1/24/19

27-YEAR-OLD JAMES WHITE OF LOCKPORT IS CHARGED WITH MANSLAUGHTER IN A 2017 OVERDOSE DEATH.

 

A LOCKPORT MAN CHARGED IN TWO SEX CRIMES RECEIVED INTERIM PROBATION IN COUNTY COURT YESTERDAY.

 

IN BUFFALO, POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING THE SHOOTING OF A MAN ON BRUNSWICK BOULEVARD.

 

POLICE IN WEST SENECA HAVE ID’D THE MAN AND WOMAN FOUND DEAD ON RIDGE LEA ROAD TUESDAY NIGHT.

 

FIVE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS WEDNESDAY.

 

THE SPCA IN ERIE COUNTY IS CARING FOR A PIT BULL FOUND IN A GARBAGE TOTE TUESDAY.

 

THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT SAYS LOCKPORT’S NORTH PARK SCHOOL NEEDS UPGRADING

 

GOVERNOR CUOMO’S LIBERAL AGENDA CLAIMED ANOTHER VICTORY WEDNESDAY WITH PASSAGE OF THE “DREAM ACT.”

 

AND SENATOR KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND’S APPROVAL RATINGS WITH NEW YORK VOTERS ARE AT AN ALL-TIME LOW.


Hometown Headlines 1/23/19

CONVICTED KILLER AND SEXUAL PREDATOR WM SHRUBSALL WAS ARRAIGNED IN COUNTY COURT TUESDAY.

 

A CONVICTED RAPIST REJECTED A PLEA OFFER TUESDAY IN A SEPARATE SEXUAL ASSAULT CASE.

 

DRUG TASK FORCE AND LPD OFFICERS RAIDED THE EAST AVENUE APARTMENT OF LOCAL MAN LAST FRIDAY.

 

FOUR ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT AND ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY.

 

POLICE IN WEST SENECA ARE INVESTIGATING THE DEATHS OF A MAN AND WOMAN.

 

RIGHT TO LIFE ADVOCATES ARE CALLING THE PASSING OF NY’S REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH ACT “LEGALIZED MURDER.”

 

FOUR YOUNG PEOPLE HAVE BEEN ARRESTED FOR ALLEGEDLY PLANNING AN ATTACK AGAINST A MUSLIM COMMUNITY.

 

THE BUFFALO DIOCESE HAS ANNOUNCED THE CREATION OF THE ADULT SEXUAL ABUSE TASK FORCE.

 

AND STATE POLICE ARRESTED 783 MOTORISTS FOR DRUNK DRIVING DURING ITS RECENT “HOLIDAY CRACKDOWN.”


Hometown Headlines 1/22/19

A CONVICTED KILLER AND SEXUAL PREDATOR WAS ARRESTED MONDAY AT THE U.S.-CANADIAN BORDER.

 

BARKER VILLAGE OFFICIALS VOW TO REBUILD AFTER AN EARLY MORNING BLAZE DESTROYED VILLAGE HALL MONDAY.

 

NATIONAL GRID IS LOOKING INTO THE CAUSE OF MONDAY’S POWER OUTAGE THAT AFFECTED OVER 13,000 CUSTOMERS.

 

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL KIDS IN BUFFALO HAVE ANOTHER DAY OFF TODAY DUE TO A SEVERE WIND CHILL ADVISORY.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY RESIDENTS CONTINUE TO DIG OUT FROM THE WINTER STORM THAT BLEW INTO W-N-Y THIS WEEKEND.

 

SIX ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON SLICK NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS MONDAY.

 

IN NIAGARA FALLS, THREE INCIDENTS REPORTED ON THE CITY CRIME BLOTTER THIS MORNING.

 

LIMO COMPANIES ACROSS NEW YORK ARE PUSHING BACK HARD AGAINST CUOMO’S PLAN TO OUTLAW STRETCH LIMOS.

 

AND BUFFALO SAYS GOODBYE TODAY TO BLONDINE HARVIN, THE LONG-TIME OWNER OF GIGI’S SOUL FOOD.


Hometown Headlines 1/21/19

VOLUNTEERS FROM FOUR FIRE COMPANIES BATTLED A BLAZE IN SUB ZERO TEMPERATURES IN BARKER OVERNIGHT.

 

FIREFIGHTERS WERE ALSO ON THE SCENE OF AN EARLY MORNING FIRE ON BARTZ ROAD SUNDAY.

 

RESIDENTS ARE DIGGING OUT FROM THE “POLAR PUNCH” THAT BLEW INTO W-N-Y THIS WEEKEND.

 

SIX ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY ROADS SUNDAY.

 

OFFICER STEVEN TARNOWSKI HAS BEEN APPOINTED AS LPD’S NEWEST LIEUTENANT.

 

SENATOR KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND SPENT THE WEEKEND IN IOWA TO DO SOME EARLY STUMPING IN HER NEW CAMPAIGN.

 

LOCAL FEDERAL WORKERS AFFECTED BY THE PARTIAL GOV’T SHUTDOWN ARE BEING OFFERED FREE BUFFETS.

 

STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY MORE THAN 16-THOUSAND CASES OF THE FLU HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN NEW YORK.

 

AND THE RAMS AND PATRIOTS BOTH WON IN OT SUNDAY FOR THE RIGHT TO MEET IN SUPER BOWL 53 IN TWO WEEKS.


Hometown Headlines 1/18/19

A “POLAR PUNCH” IS ROLLING INTO W-N-Y THIS WEEKEND PACKING SNOW, WIND AND BITTERLY COLD TEMPERATURES.

 

A LEWISTON POLICE OFFICER FINDS HIMSELF ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE LAW TODAY.

 

A NEWFANE MAN IS BEHIND BARS AFTER HE WAS ARRESTED TWICE THIS WEEK.

 

ELEVEN ARRESTS ON CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS AND FIVE ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY ROADS THURSDAY.

 

IN NIAGARA FALLS, AN UPSET HOCKEY PLAYER TOOK OUT HIS FRUSTRATION ON THE HYDE PARK ICE PAVILLION.

 

STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY MORE THAN 16-THOUSAND CASES OF THE FLU HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN NEW YORK.

 

ERIE COUNTY OFFICIALS WANT TONAWANDA COKE TO BE DECLARED A SUPERFUND SITE.

 

WELL-KNOWN LOCKPORT BASEBALL PLAYER, MANAGER AND TAVERN OWNER STAN JANICKI HAS DIED AT 75.

 

AND THE LONG SABRES ROAD TRIP STOPS IN VANCOUVER FOR A SKATE WITH THE CANUCKS TONIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 1/17/19

IN ORLEANS COUNTY - TWO PEOPLE ARE BEING TREATED FOR BURNS SUFFERED IN AN ALBION HOUSE FIRE.

 

HAMBURG POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A MURDER-SUICIDE THAT HAPPENED EARLY YESTERDAY IN THE VILLAGE.

 

FIVE RAIDS WERE CONDUCTED IN THE AREA THIS WEEK BY THE NIAGARA COUNTY DRUG TASK FORCE AND FED AGENTS.

 

48-YEAR-OLD JOSEPH BERARD HAS BEEN ID’D AS THE VICTIM OF A FATAL CRASH ON GRAND ISLAND TUESDAY.

 

TWO ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY AND A QUIET DAY ON AREA POLICE REPORTS.

 

TESTIMONY BEGAN WEDNESDAY IN THE TRIAL OF ACCUSED RAPIST ANTHONY BUTLER OF NIAGARA FALLS.

 

IN SUBURBAN ROCHESTER, A MAN IS DUE IN COURT TODAY CHARGED WITH A DOUBLE MURDER IN SODUS.

 

LOCKPORT’S DESALES CATHOLIC SCHOOL HAS RECEIVED A GIFT OF $200,000 FROM THE LATE SAM WARD.

 

AND THE SABRES DOUSED THE FLAMES 4-3 ON JACK EICHEL’S OT GOAL AT CALGARY LAST NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 1/16/19

ERIE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE INVESTIGATING A DEADLY CRASH THAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT ON GRAND ISLAND.

 

SIX ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY AND SEVEN ARRESTS ON AREA POLICE REPORTS.

 

IN BUFFALO, POLICE HAVE MADE IN ARREST IN SUNDAY’S PIT BULL ATTACK OF A SMALL CHILD.

 

TWO LOCKPORT RESIDENTS HAVE PLEADED NOT GUILTY TO AN INDICTMENT CHARGING THEM WITH MAKING METH.

 

CATHOLIC CHARITIES LAUNCHED IT’S 2019 APPEAL TUESDAY AMID THE CONTINUING SEX ABUSE SCANDAL.

 

GOVERNOR CUOMO SUGGESTED A NUMBER OF BILLS WHEN HE MADE HIS STATE BUDGET ADDRESS IN ALBANY TUESDAY.

 

SENATOR KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND APPEARED ON NATIONAL TV LAST NIGHT TO SAY SHE WANTS TO BE PRESIDENT.

 

NASTY WINTER WEATHER IS HEADED TOWARD W-N-Y THIS WEEKEND.

 

AND THE UB MENS BASKETBALL TEAM RALLIED TO WIN THEIR 16TH GAME OF THE SEASON LAST NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 1/15/19

THREE FIRE COMPANIES RESPONDED TO A STRUCTURE FIRE ON HAMM ROAD EARLY THIS MORNING.

 

THREE ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS AND EIGHT ARRESTS ON AREA POLICE REPORTS.

 

IN BUFFALO, SEVEN PEOPLE WERE HURT WHEN A SCHOOL BUS WAS STRUCK BY A CAR YESTERDAY.

 

QUEEN CITY COPS ARE INVESTIGATING AFTER A CHILD WAS ATTACKED BY A PIT BULL SUNDAY.

 

TWO SOUTH STREET RESIDENTS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED ON GANG ASSAULT CHARGES FROM AN OCTOBER ALTERCATION.

 

A SOUTHERN TIER MAN IS GOING TO PRISON FOR KILLING A WOMAN WHILE HUNTING ILLEGALLY.

 

SIX STORES IN NIAGARA COUNTY HAVE BEEN FINED FOR SELLING TOBACCO TO MINORS.

 

GOVERNOR CUOMO WILL SUGGEST A NUMBER OF BILLS WHEN HE MAKES HIS STATE BUDGET ADDRESS IN ALBANY TODAY.

 

AND THE SABRES GOT DRILLED BY THE OILERS 7-2 IN EDMONTON MONDAY NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 1/14/18

LOCKPORT PEDIATRIC DENTIST LOUIS SURACE ARRESTED ON MULTIPLE COUNTS OF SEXUALLY ABUSING A MINOR.

 

A TOWN OF LOCKPORT MAN HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH AN ALLEGED SEX CRIME AGAINST A CHILD.

 

FELICIA HORTON OF MEDINA IS BEHIND BARS CHARGED WITH THE ATTEMPTED ROBBERY OF A TOPS MARKET.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE INVESTIGATING THE POSSIBLE POISONING OF TWO DOGS.

 

FOUR ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

A SHOOTING EARLY SUNDAY MORNING IN BUFFALO’S SCHILLER PARK NEIGHBORHOOD SENT A MAN TO ECMC.

 

THE STATE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY ARE BACK IN SESSION TODAY WITH A FULL AGENDA FACING THEM.

 

SENATOR KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND IS REPORTEDLY PLANNING A TRIP TO IOWA THIS WEEKEND.

 

THE “FIVE AND DIME KING” OF EAST AURORA HAS DIED. ED VIDLER PASSED AWAY SATURDAY AT AGE 90.

 

AND THE SABRES OPEN A 5-GAME ROAD TRIP IN EDMONTON TONIGHT AFTER LOSING TWICE THIS WEEKEND.


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