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Hometown Headlines Archives for 2020-08

Hometown Headlines 08/31/20

ONE PERSON IS DEAD AND A HALF DOZEN INJURED IN TWO SHOOTING INCIDENTS IN BUFFALO EARLY SUNDAY.

 

A WEEKEND HIT-AND-RUN IN LANCASTER KILLED ONE TEENAGE BICYCLIST AND LEFT ANOTHER SERIOUSLY HURT.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A BARN FIRE REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY SUNDAY.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A SUNDAY CRASH THAT KILLED A 22-YEAR-OLD DRIVER.

 

THE BODY OF A SWIMMER MISSING SINCE THURSDAY HAS BEEN RECOVERED FROM LAKE ERIE NEAR PORT COLBORNE.

 

TONAWANDA COPS CORALLED FOUR JUVENILES AFTER A SERIES OF VEHICLE BREAK-INS THERE OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE REVIEWING DATA THAT SHOWS AN UP-TICK IN COVID-19 CASES THIS WEEKEND.

 

THE LOCKPORT COMMON COUNCIL WON’T BE VOTING ANYTIME SOON ON THE ZONING ISSUE AT THE FORMER INFIRMARY.

 

AND, THE JERSEY THAT FORMER BILLS’ KICKER SCOTT NORWOOD WORE IN SUPER BOWL 25 HAS FETCHED $52-GRAND AT AUCTION.


Hometown Headlines 08/28/20

STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE SETTING UP EIGHT COVID-19 TESTING SITES IN WNY AFTER A SPIKE IN CASES THIS WEEK.

 

THE UNION REPRESENTING TEACHERS ACROSS NEW YORK IS CALLING FOR A “MASK MANDATE” IN SCHOOLS.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY THURSDAY.

 

IN BUFFALO, MAYOR BROWN HAS ANNOUNCED MORE CHANGES TO THE CITY’S POLICE POLICIES.

 

ERIE COUNTY PROSECUTORS HAVE INDICTED A HAMBURG MAN ON CHARGES OF SEXUAL ABUSE INVOLVING CHILDREN.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE ARE LOOKING INTO A FATAL STABBING THAT HAPPENED EARLY LAST EVENING.

 

BATAVIA DOWNS CASINO AND HARNESS TRACK ARE EXPECTED TO RE-OPEN NEXT MONTH.

 

NEWFANE RESIDENTS CAN EXPECT THE COST OF TRASH COLLECTION TO INCREASE BY ABOUT $40 NEXT YEAR.

 

AND, THE FAIR MIGHT BE MISSING THIS YEAR, BUT THE “FAIR FOOD” IS ON SALE ALL WEEKEND AT THE FAIRGROUNDS.


Hometown Headlines 08/27/20

FEDERAL INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ON GOVERNOR CUOMO’S RECENT HANDLING OF NURSING HOMES.

 

IN LOCKPORT, AN ARBITRATOR WILL DECIDE IF THE MAYOR’S FIRING OF CITY CLERK RICHELLE PASCERI WILL STAND.

 

THERE WAS A HORRIFIC TRACTOR-TRAILER CRASH ON THE THRUWAY LAST NIGHT - BUT NO FATALITIES.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS WERE REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS WEDNESDAY.

 

A CITY OF TONAWANDA MAN HAS BEEN INDICTED ON MULTIPLE CHARGES OF MURDER AND ATTEMPTED MURDER.

 

IN BUFFALO, AN E-C-M-C DOCTOR IS FACING CHARGES AFTER BEING ACCUSED OF “INAPPROPRIATE TOUCHING.”

 

A NIAGARA FALLS MAN REMAINS IN SERIOUS CONDITION AFTER HE WAS SHOT ON CUDABACK AVENUE TUESDAY.

 

LOCKPORT POLICE ARRESTED TWO MEN THIS WEEK ON VARIOUS CHARGES AFTER AN INCIDENT ON PARK AVENUE.

 

AND, AT NIAGARA, AN ASSISTANT WOMEN’S BASKETBALL COACH HAS RESIGNED AFTER SUING THE UNIVERSITY.


Hometown Headlines 08/26/20

TWO TEENAGERS FACE MURDER AND ARSON CHARGES FOR A FATAL FIRE IN THE FALLS LAST MONTH.

 

IN BUFFALO, A MAN IS IN SERIOUS CONDITION AT ECMC AFTER HE WAS SHOT ON THE CITY’S EAST SIDE YESTERDAY.

 

AN ERIE COUNTY MAN IS IN CUSTODY AFTER TAKING TROOPERS ON A WEEKEND CHASE ON THE THRUWAY.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS REPORT FIVE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON NIAGARA COUNTY ROADWAYS TUESDAY.

 

THE COVID-19 DEATH TOLL IN NIAGARA COUNTY WENT OVER 100 TUESDAY WITH TWO MORE VIRUS FATALITIES.

 

FIVE STATES WERE REMOVED FROM THE NEW YORK STATE TRAVEL ADVISORY YESTERDAY.

 

IN ROCHESTER, FOUR MEN WERE HOSPITALIZED AFTER THEY WERE SHOT ON FLOWER STREET LAST NIGHT.

 

CONSTRUCTION HAS BEGUN ON A NEW URGENT CARE CENTER ON SOUTH TRANSIT IN THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT.

 

AND, STATE POLICE AND THE NYPD HAVE ENDORSED DONALD TRUMP FOR PRESIDENT.


Hometown Headlines 08/25/20

STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE SEEING “RED FLAGS” AS COVID-19 CASES IN WESTERN NEW YORK ARE ON THE RISE.

 

TWO STUDENTS AT NIAGARA UNIVERSITY ARE IN QUARANTINE AFTER TESTING POSITIVE FOR THE CORONAVIRUS.

 

A TEENAGE GIRL FROM LONG ISLAND IS DEAD AFTER A GRINDING TWO-CAR CRASH IN CLARENCE OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS REPORT TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT MONDAY.

 

A NIAGARA FALLS ATTORNEY HAS BEEN SUSPENDED FROM HIS COUNTY JOB AMIDST MISCONDUCT ALLEGATIONS.

 

ONE OF TWO MEN ACCUSED IN A FATAL HOME INVASION ON THE TUSCARORA RESERVATION IN MARCH HAS BEEN ARRAIGNED.

 

IN BUFFALO, A MAN IS IN CUSTODY AFTER A STAND-OFF WITH QUEEN CITY COPS YESTERDAY.

 

U.S. BORDER PATROL AGENTS ROUNDED UP SIX ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS ON GRAND ISLAND OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

AND, COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS ON SOME HIGH SCHOOL FALL SPORTS HAVE BEEN RELAXED.


Hometown Headlines 08/24/20

ONE MAN IS DEAD - ANOTHER INJURED - AFTER TWO SEPARATE SATURDAY MORNING SHOOTINGS IN BUFFALO.

 

EARLY MORNING GUNFIRE IN NIAGARA FALLS SATURDAY SENT TWO PEOPLE TO MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS REPORT THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A GORGE RESCUE IN THE FALLS SUNDAY.

 

A 16-YEAR-OLD GIRL DIED AFTER SHE FELL FROM A LEDGE IN ERIE COUNTY’S ZOAR VALLEY GORGE SATURDAY.

 

VANDALS IN THE QUEEN CITY DAMAGED AT LEAST 30 VEHICLES IN A MARINE DRIVE PARKING LOT OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

THE STATE’S LABOR DAY D-W-I CRACKDOWN IS UNDERWAY AND TWO LOCKPORT DRIVERS ARE CAUGHT DRIVING DRUNK.

 

AN AMHERST ACCOUNTANT IS UNDER ARREST FOR EMBEZZLEMENT FOR THE SECOND TIME IN LESS THAN TEN YEARS.

 

AS NEW YORK STATE COVID-19 METRICS CONTINUE TO RECEIVE EXCELLENT MARKS – WESTERN NEW YORK STUMBLES.

 

AND, BUFFALO HALL OF FAME BROADCAST EXECUTIVE NORM SCHRUTT HAS DIED IN GEORGIA AT AGE 87.


Hometown Headlines 08/21/20

LOCKPORT SCHOOLS WILL BE USING A “2-1-2” SCHEDULE MODEL WHEN KIDS GO BACK-TO-SCHOOL IN SEPTEMBER.

 

AT NCCC, THE FACULTY UNION IS GOING TO ARBITRATION OVER THE LAYOFFS OF FOUR FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES.

 

AND, ON MONT EAGLE RIDGE, N-U IS BEING SUED FOR DISCRIM- INATION BY A FORMER WOMEN’S BASKETBALL COACH.

 

ERIE COUNTY SCHOOLS WILL RECEIVE $15M IN FEDERAL “CARES ACT” FUNDING TO HELP THEM WITH RE-OPENING COSTS.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS REPORT THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY THURSDAY.

 

THE DRIVER IN A HIT-&-RUN CRASH LAST WEEKEND IN GENESEE COUNTY HAS TURNED HIMSELF IN.

 

IN ROCHESTER, A 12-YEAR-OLD BOY WILL BE IN COURT TODAY AFTER TAKING COPS ON A TRAFFIC CHASE YESTERDAY.

 

WORKERS FROM STATE-OPERATED CASINOS RALLIED IN ALBANY THURSDAY URGING OFFICIALS TO RE-OPEN THEM.

 

AND, A COVID-19 TESTING CLINIC WILL BE HELD IN NIAGARA FALLS TODAY FROM 1 TO 4 AT SPALLINO TOWERS.


Hometown Headlines 08/20/20

EAST END NEIGHBORS CAME OUT IN FORCE AGAINST A PROPOSED PROJECT ON DAVISON ROAD AT LAST NIGHT’S PUBLIC HEARING.

 

A LOCKPORT WOMAN IS FACING TWO FELONY COUNTS OF SEXUAL CONDUCT AGAINST A CHILD.

 

STATE POLICE HAVE ARRESTED A NIAGARA FALLS WOMAN IN CONNECTION WITH A FATAL HIT-AND-RUN LAST MONTH.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS REPORT JUST A SINGLE EARLY MORNING ACCIDENT IN THE COUNTY WEDNESDAY.

 

IN BUFFALO, A CITY COP HAS BEEN SUSPENDED WITHOUT PAY AFTER GUNS WERE STOLEN FROM HIS PERSONAL VEHICLE.

 

QUEEN CITY SCHOOL STUDENTS WILL NOT BE RETURNING TO CLASSROOMS COME SEPTEMBER.

 

NEW YORK HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES WILL FIND OUT SOON IF THEY’LL BE PLAYING THIS FALL.

 

CITY POLICE IN ROCHESTER ARE LOOKING FOR SUSPECTS IN TWO VIOLENT INCIDENTS LAST NIGHT.

 

AND, DOCTOR COLIN McMAHON HAS BEEN APPOINTED CHIEF OF HOSPITALIST MEDICINE AT LOCKPORT’S E-N-H.


Hometown Headlines 08/19/20

A 21-YEAR-OLD BUFFALO MAN IS IN JAIL WITHOUT BAIL ON GANG-RELATED MURDER CHARGES.

 

IN AREA POLICE REPORTS – THERE WERE SEVEN ARRESTS – TWO OF THEM FOR D-W-I.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS TUESDAY.

 

STATE POLICE HAVE EXPLAINED HOW THREE PEOPLE DIED YESTERDAY IN A WRONG-WAY CRASH ON THE THRUWAY.

 

HERE IN LOCKPORT, TWO SCHOOL PRINCIPALS ARE GOING ON THE ROAD NEXT WEEK WITH TECH TIPS FOR REMOTE LEARNING.

 

BUFFALO CITY SCHOOL STUDENTS WILL KNOW BY THE END OF THIS WEEK IF IT’S GOING TO BE REMOTE-ONLY CLASSES.

 

IN STATE EDUCATION NEWS, JIM MALATRAS IS EXPECTED TO BE NAMED THE NEXT SUNY CHANCELLOR.

 

CONGRESSMAN CHRIS JACOBS WILL ADD THE CONSERVATIVE LINE TO HIS FALL BATTLE AGAINST DEMOCRAT NATE McMURRAY.

 

AND, STATE, COUNTY AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT BEGIN THE “LABOR DAY D-W-I CRACKDOWN” TODAY.


Hometown Headlines 08/18/20

FITNESS CENTERS ACROSS NEW YORK GOT THE “GREEN LIGHT” TO RE-OPEN AT 33% CAPACITY NEXT MONDAY - AUGUST 24.

 

IN WEST SENECA, A POLICE OFFICER HAS BEEN SUSPENDED AFTER AN INCIDENT AT A PLANNED PARENTHOOD CLINIC.

 

POLICE IN BUFFALO MADE AN ARREST MONDAY IN CONNECTION WITH A JULY FATAL STABBING ON THE EAST SIDE.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT A PAIR OF TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS MONDAY.

 

NEW YORK STATE HAS ANNOUNCED HOW A CORONAVIRUS SPREAD INSIDE A SCHOOL WILL BE HANDLED.

 

BUFFALO STATE STUDENTS ARE RETURNING TO CAMPUS AND PROMPTLY UNDERGOING A MANDATORY TWO-WEEK QUARANTINE.

 

140 LAKE ONTARIO SHORELINE BUSINESSES ARE FINALLY SEEING SOME FLOOD RELIEF FUNDING.

 

FORMER GOVERNOR MIKE HUCKABEE BLASTED ANDREW CUOMO AS A “HYPOCRITE” FOR HIS CRITICISM OF PRESIDENT TRUMP.

 

AND, THERE’S A FREE FOOD EVENT FOR VETERANS & MILITARY FAMILIES TODAY AT THE SHAWNEE FIRE HALL.


Hometown Headlines 08/17/20

FITNESS CENTERS ACROSS NEW YORK ARE EXPECTED TO GET THE “GO AHEAD” TO RE-OPEN WITH SAFETY PROTOCOLS.

 

COVID-19 SCREENINGS IN NEW YORK HAVE SURPASSED SEVEN MILLION SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE PANDEMIC.

 

THREE PEOPLE WERE TREATED FOR GUNSHOT WOUNDS AFTER TWO SEPARATE SHOOTINGS IN BUFFALO THIS WEEKEND.

 

STATE POLICE CLOCKED A TONAWANDA MAN DOING OVER 100 MPH ON THE “290” LAST WEEK WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE CALLED OUT TO A PAIR OF TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS SUNDAY.

 

A PETROLEUM SPILL IN THE BUFFALO RIVER HAS PROMPTED THE COAST GUARD AND D-E-C TO ISSUE A WARNING TO BOATERS.

 

DEVELOPER DOUGLAS JEMAL IS ASKING FOR DEEP CUTS IN ASSESSMENTS SO HE CAN RE-DEVELOP BOULEVARD MALL.

 

GENESEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE LOOKING FOR A HIT-AND-RUN DRIVER THAT INJURED A MOTORCYCLIST THIS WEEKEND.

 

AND, GOVERNOR CUOMO WILL SPEAK AT THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION WHEN IT OPENS TONIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 08/14/20

NIAGARA COUNTY OFFICIALS ARE ALERTING AMAZON THAT THEY HAVE OPTIONS FOR THE RETAIL GIANT RIGHT HERE.

 

THE CITY OF LOCKPORT MAY CALL FOR A “STATE OF EMERGENCY” TO EXPEDITE REPAIRS AT THE WATER FILTRATION PLANT.

 

SEVEN TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED THURSDAY ON NIAGARA COUNTY ROADWAYS.

 

A BURT MAN WILL SPEND FIVE YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON AFTER HE WAS CONVICTED ON CHILD PORN CHARGES.

 

IN TONAWANDA YESTERDAY, A GROUP OF ABOUT 80 PROTESTED PEACEFULLY AGAINST INJUSTICE.

 

A DAMAGE TAB OF $30,000 FOLLOWED YESTERDAY’S DRYER FIRE IN A LAUNDRY ROOM AT THE LOCKPORT BEST WESTERN.

 

FORMER HOLLYWOOD MOVIE MOGUL HARVEY WEINSTEEN IS EXPECTED TO APPEAR VIRTUALLY IN A COURTROOM TODAY.

 

A DRIVE-IN THEATRE STYLE LIVE CONCERT WILL BE ON STAGE AT THE NIAGARA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS TONIGHT.

 

AND, IT’S “MOPAR CARS AND MOTOWN MUSIC” AT THE FRIDAY CRUISE NIGHT IN MEDINA.


Hometown Headlines 08/13/20

LOCK CITY FIREFIGHTERS RESPONDED TO A FIRE CALL AT THE BEST WESTERN ON SOUTH TRANSIT ABOUT 5 THIS MORNING.

 

A NIAGARA COUNTY CORRECTIONS OFFICER IS FACING D-W-I CHARGES AFTER HIS ARREST IN CAMBRIA WEDNESDAY.

 

THE DEVELOPER OF THE $300M-DOLLAR AMAZON WAREHOUSE PROJECT ON GRAND ISLAND HAS “PULLED THE PLUG.”

 

ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT AND A POWER OUTAGE TO REPORT IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY.

 

CORONAVIRUS TESTING WILL RESUME IN NIAGARA FALLS TOM’R THANKS TO FUNDS FROM AN UNSPENT GRANT.

 

IN ERIE COUNTY, HEALTH OFFICIALS HAVE RELEASED NEW INFORMATION ABOUT A VIRUS OUTBREAK IN EDEN.

 

THREE NEW AREAS HAVE BEEN ADDED TO NEW YORK STATE’S QUARANTINE LIST.

 

IN ROCHESTER, A MOTORCYCLIST WAS KILLED YESTERDAY WHEN HIS BIKE WAS STRUCK BY A CAR.

 

AND IN SPORTS, A BLUE JAYS RALLY FELL SHORT LAST NIGHT WHILE THE BILLS EXTENDED SEAN McDERMOTT’S DEAL.


Hometown Headlines 08/12/20

THE ERIE COUNTY D-A’S OFFICE HAS INDICTED A DRIVER ON FELONY CHARGES IN A DOUBLE FATAL CRASH IN APRIL.

 

THE FEMALE DRIVER KILLED IN A SINGLE CAR CRASH MONDAY NIGHT IN ROYALTON HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS TUESDAY.

 

FALLS COPS WERE CALLED TO A POSSIBLE SHOOTING EARLY YESTERDAY AT WHITNEY AND 27TH.

 

A NIAGARA COUNTY GRAND JURY HAS INDICTED A LOCKPORT MAN IN CONNECTION WITH AN APRIL MURDER.

 

THE NCCC FACULTY ASSOCIATION IS SEEKING AN INJUNCTION TO STOP FIVE LAYOFFS.

 

THE KENAN CENTER BOARD IS LOOKING INTO POSSIBLY BUILDING A NEW ARENA ON ITS CAMPUS.

 

A DRIVER HAS BEEN CHARGED IN A WEEKEND CRASH THAT INJURED A FAMILY OF SEVEN IN YATES COUNTY.

 

AND THE BLUE JAYS “REELED IN” THE MARLINS 5-4 IN XTRA INNINGS AT SAHLEN FIELD LAST NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 08/11/20

THE FIRST MEANINGFUL MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL GAME IN BUFFALO IN OVER 100 YEARS WILL BE PLAYED TONIGHT.

 

GOVERNOR CUOMO SAYS AN INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION INTO COVID-19 NURSING HOME DEATHS IS NOT NECESSARY.

 

A STATE AUDIT IS HIGHLY CRITICAL OF NORTH TONAWANDA’S POLITICAL LEADERS FOR MIS-MANAGING CITY FINANCES.

 

AS ERIE COUNTY KIDS HEAD BACK TO CLASSROOMS – SCHOOL DISTRICTS WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR VIRUS SCREENING.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE CALLED TO FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS MONDAY.

 

QUICK WORK BY FALLS FIREFIGHTERS SATURDAY NIGHT KEPT A YARD FIRE FROM SPREADING TO A HOUSE.

 

A 21-YEAR-OLD LYNDONVILLE MAN HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO HOME CONFINEMENT ON FEDERAL DRUG AND WEAPONS CHARGES.

 

IN JAMESTOWN, A CITY MAN IS FACING ASSAULT CHARGES AFTER COPS SAY HE SHOT ANOTHER MAN.

 

AND ROCHESTER POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR THE DRIVER IN A FATAL HIT AND RUN YESTERDAY.


Hometown Headlines 08/10/20

NEW DATA SHOWS NEW YORK IS CONTINUING TO STAY AHEAD IN THE CORONAVIRUS BATTLE.

 

FROM THE BUFFALO CRIME BEAT – POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING FOUR WEEKEND SHOOTINGS – ONE OF THEM FATAL.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE CALLED TO THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A BOAT RESCUE SUNDAY.

 

STATE POLICE ARRESTED A FALLS MAN ON D-W-I CHARGES FRIDAY NIGHT IN LEWISTON.

 

CITY AND COUNTY COPS HAVE TICKETED FOUR DRIVERS FOR UNLICENSED OPERATION IN RECENT TRAFFIC STOPS.

 

A FEDERAL JUDGE SAYS THE TOWN OF PENDLETON CAN’T STOP NATIONAL FUEL FROM BUILDING A COMPRESSOR STATION.

 

IN YATES COUNTY, FOUR VICTIMS WERE AIRLIFTED TO STRONG MEMORIAL AFTER A CAR STRUCK THEIR HORSE AND BUGGY.

 

A LAKE ERIE SWIMMER WAS PULLED TO SAFETY AFTER HE WAS SPOTTED ON A CLIFF NEAR THE DUNKIRK LIGHTHOUSE.

 

AND, BUFFALO’S SAHLEN FIELD IS IN “SHIP SHAPE” FOR TOM’RS M-L-B GAME BETWEEN THE BLUE JAYS AND MARLINS.


Hometown Headlines 08/07/20

WE SHOULD FIND OUT TODAY IF NEW YORK SCHOOL KIDS WILL BE HEADING BACK TO THE CLASSROOM NEXT MONTH.

 

LINGERING CONCERNS OVER VIRUS INFECTIONS CONTINUE TO KEEP NEW YORKERS OUT OF GYMS ACROSS THE STATE.

 

LPD RESPONDED TO A “SHOT FIRED” CALL YESTERDAY AND A BREAK-IN AT MONTONDO’S SEAFOOD WEDNESDAY.

 

A LOCKPORT MAN WAS IS FACING MULTIPLE FELONY CHARGES AFTER A TRAFFIC STOP IN CAMBRIA.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT A PAIR OF TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS THURSDAY.

 

A LACKAWANNA MAN IS IN TROUBLE WITH THE LAW AFTER HE WAS ACCUSED OF MOLESTING A GIRL FOR SEVEN YEARS.

 

A PUBLIC HEARING IS SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 19TH ON THE RE-ZONING OF THE FORMER INFIRMARY ON DAVISON ROAD.

 

NYS ATTORNEY GENERAL LETITIA JAMES HAS FILED A LAWSUIT AGAINST THE N-R-A.

 

AND, IT’S “FORD NIGHT” WITH 60’S MUSIC AT THE FRIDAY NIGHT CRUISE IN MEDINA THIS EVENING.


Hometown Headlines 08/06/20

THE LOCKPORT COMMON COUNCIL RESCINDED MAYOR ROMAN’S EMERGENCY POWERS AT LAST NIGHT’S MEETING.

 

IN NIAGARA FALLS, THE CITY WILL USE FEDERAL FUNDING TO RE-START ITS COVID-19 SCREENING PROGRAM.

 

COUNTY LAWMAKERS HAVE REDUCED THE NCCC BUDGET AND HELPED PAY FOR A FLOOD-CONTROL PROJECT IN WILSON.

 

A LOCKPORT MAN WAS SENTENCED TO TWO YEARS PROBATION FOR HIS ROLE IN A “ROAD RAGE” INCIDENT IN BUFFALO.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE CALLED OUT TO FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS WEDNESDAY.

 

IN REGIONAL NEWS, A 16-MONTH-OLD CHILD DROWN IN A BACKYARD POOL IN THE TOWN OF BARRE YESTERDAY.

 

ERIE COUNTY IS BUSY FOLLOWING UP ON COMPLAINTS OF BARS AND RESTAURANT VIOLATING COVID-19 RE-OPENING RULES.

 

WE SHOULD FIND OUT TODAY OR TOM’R IF NEW YORK SCHOOL KIDS WILL BE BACK IN CLASSROOMS NEXT MONTH.

 

AND, TWO STATE TEACHERS UNIONS WANT SCHOOLS TO BE CLOSED IF A VIRUS CASE IS CONFIRMED IN A BUILDING.


Hometown Headlines 08/05/20

THE LOCKPORT COMMON COUNCIL WILL NOT VOTE ON THE EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT OF CITY CLERK PAUL OATES TONIGHT.

 

IN BUFFALO, SOME RESIDENTS ARE CALLING FOR CHANGES AFTER A YOUNG BOY WAS HIT & KILLED BY A CAR MONDAY.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE CALLED OUT TO A PAIR OF TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS YESTERDAY.

 

TWO NIAGARA FALLS MEN WERE ARRESTED AFTER THEY WERE CAUGHT “RED HANDED” STRIPPING A PICK-UP TRUCK.

 

A DEPEW HOUSEKEEPER IS FACING CHARGES AFTER TROOPERS SAY SHE STOLE A DIAMOND RING FROM A CLARENCE WOMAN.

 

MORE AREA PARENTS ARE SAYING THEY WON’T SEND THEIR KIDS BACK TO CLASSROOMS IN SEPTEMBER.

 

NEW YORK HAS ADDED RHODE ISLAND AND DROPPED BOTH D.C. AND DELAWARE FROM ITS QUARANTINE LIST.

 

FORMER CONGRESSMAN CHRIS COLLINS HAS ONCE AGAIN ASKED TO HAVE HIS PRISON SENTENCE DELAYED DUE TO COVID-19.

 

AND, U.S. SENATOR ELIZABETH WARREN IS CLAIMING THERE WAS INSIDER TRADING IN KODAK’S NEW DEAL WITH THE GOV’T.


Hometown Headlines 08/04/20

L-P-D ROUNDED UP AND CHARGED TWO LOCKPORT MEN WHO FLED THE SCENE OF A TRAFFIC STOP LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

 

IN NIAGARA FALLS, A TWO-TIME FELON IS FACING A FEDERAL PRISON SENTENCE AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO GUN CHARGES.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE CALLED OUT TO THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS MONDAY.

 

IN BUFFALO, POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING ANOTHER DEADLY SHOOTING THAT HAPPENED YESTERDAY ON ALICE AVENUE.

 

THE ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMINER HAS RULED THE DEATH OF A MAN FOUND IN A U-HAUL TRUCK SUNDAY AS A HOMICIDE.

 

FAMILIES OF THE MANY NEW YORKERS WHO DIED IN NURSING HOMES DURING THE PANDEMIC WANT ANSWERS FROM GOV CUOMO.

 

THREE FAMILIAR NAMES WILL SOON DISAPPEAR FROM THE U-B CAMPUS DUE TO ALLEGED RACIST HISTORY.

 

IN MONROE COUNTY, LAW ENFORCEMENT IS LOOKING INTO A DOUBLE SHOOTING AND A FATAL CRASH.

 

AND, BUFFALO BILLS’ QB JOSH ALLEN SAYS HE WILL BE ON THE FIELD WHEN THE BILLS OPEN THEIR SEASON.


Hometown Headlines 08/03/20

JASON STULBA OF AMHERST DIED IN A SATURDAY MORNING BOATING ACCIDENT IN TONAWANDA CREEK.

 

FOUR AREA VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANIES FOUGHT A FIRE ON BEAR RIDGE ROAD IN PENDLETON EARLY SATURDAY.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE CALLED OUT TO THREE EMERGENCY CALLS OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

DETECTIVES IN LOCKPORT ARE GOING ON SOCIAL MEDIA FOR HELP IN IDENTIFYING SUSPECTS IN FOUR RECENT ROBBERIES.

 

NIAGARA FALLS P.D. IS LOOKING FOR THE SUSPECT IN THE ARMED ROBBERY OF A PINE AVENUE CONVENIENCE STORE.

 

IN BUFFALO, THERE WAS A DEADLY SHOOTING SATURDAY NIGHT ON BRECKENRIDGE STREET.

 

FOUR MEN WERE TAKEN TO E-C-M-C AFTER A SATURDAY NIGHT STABBING INCIDENT ON THE QUEEN CITY’S WEST SIDE.

 

BUFFALO P.D. DISCOVERED THE BODY OF A MAN IN A U-HAUL TRUCK SUNDAY MORNING.

 

AND, AMAZON’S PLANS TO LOCATE A WAREHOUSE ON GRAND ISLAND CONTINUE TO DRAW CONCERNS FROM SOME RESIDENTS.


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