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Hometown Headlines Archives for 2020-09

Hometown Headlines 09/30/20

DOZENS OF U-B STUDENT ATHLETES HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 AND NOW THREE SPORTS ARE “ON HOLD.”

 

MEANWHILE, SOME EMPLOYEES AT ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE ARE BEING LAID OFF DUE TO FINANCIAL ISSUES.

 

AND – NINETY PARKING EMPLOYEES AT BUFFALO-NIAGARA INT’L AIRPORT HAVE RECEIVED LAY OFF NOTICES.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WERE ON THE SCENE OF TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A TRAILER FIRE TUESDAY.

 

A LOCKPORT WOMAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR FELONY D-W-I AND A LEANDRA’S LAW VIOLATION.

 

THREE ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT – TWO OF THEM FOR HARASSMENT AND CHILD ENDANGERMENT.

 

AN INFORMATIONAL PICKET REGARDING STAFFING LEVELS IS PLANNED AT MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER IN THE FALLS TODAY.

 

TRAVELERS FROM COLORADO ARE NOW ON THE QUARANTINE LIST WHEN ARRIVING IN NEW YORK.

 

AND “FANS IN THE STANDS” AT UPCOMING BILLS GAMES NOT EXPECTED ANYTIME SOON - ACCORDING TO THE TEAM.


Hometown Headlines 09/29/20

THE CANADIAN WOMAN ACCUSED OF SENDING A POISON LETTER TO PRESIDENT TRUMP WAS ALSO FOUND WITH GUNS AND AMMO.

 

MEANWHILE, A SUSPICIOUS POWDER SENT TO THE ERIE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS HAS BEEN DECLARED NON-HAZARDOUS.

 

IN ERIE COUNTY – RESIDENTS HOSPITALIZED WITH COVID-19 IS INCREASING AS THE POSITIVITY RATE REMAINS UNDER 1%.

 

FREE CORONAVIRUS TESTING IS AVAILABLE IN THE FALLS TODAY FROM 1 TO 4 AT MAPLE ELEMENTARY.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WERE ON THE SCENE OF FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS MONDAY.

 

THE VICTIM OF FRIDAY’S FATAL SHOOTING IN NIAGARA FALLS HAS BEEN ID’D AS FRANKLIN WALKER OF N.T.

 

THE STATE TROOPER INJURED SATURDAY WHEN AN SUV CRASHED INTO HER CRUISER ON I-190 IS OUT OF THE HOSPITAL.

 

A HARTLAND COUPLE WILL BE GOING TO PRISON FOR A LONG TIME FOR SEXUALLY ABUSING A YOUNG GIRL.

 

AND ERIE COUNTY IS GOING TO THE GOVERNOR WITH A PLAN FOR “FANS IN THE STANDS” AT UPCOMING BILLS GAMES.


Hometown Headlines 09/28/20

THE LATEST COVID-19 POSITIVITY RATE IN WESTERN NEW YORK CAME IN UNDER ONE PERCENT.

 

IN NIAGARA FALLS – AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL HAS CLOSED DUE TO A NEW CASE OF CORONAVIRUS.

 

NIAGARA FALLS P.D. IS INVESTIGATING A FATAL SHOOTING FRIDAY ON PINE AVENUE.

 

IN BUFFALO – TWO PEOPLE ARE AT E-C-M-C AFTER THEY WERE SHOT EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WERE ON THE SCENE OF FIVE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A FIRE YESTERDAY.

 

A STATE TROOPER WAS SERIOUSLY INJURED SATURDAY WHEN AN S-U-V CRASHED INTO HIS CRUISER ON I-190.

 

IN AMHERST – FIRE DESTROYED A HOME ON BUTTON BUSH COURT AND CLAIMED THE FAMILY DOG SUNDAY.

 

EAST SIDE RESIDENTS IN BUFFALO ARE STILL IN SHOCK OVER A FIRE THAT CLAIMED THREE LIVES EARLY FRIDAY .

 

AND IN SPORTS - THE BILLS STAYED UNBEATEN WITH A LAST SECOND WIN OVER THE RAMS IN ORCHARD PARK SUNDAY.


Hometown Headlines 09/25/20

COVID-19 APPEARS TO BE ON THE RISE AGAIN IN WESTERN NEW YORK.

 

21-YEAR-OLD SHAWN CALLAHAN OF NEWFANE HAS BEEN ID’D AS THE VICTIM OF A WEDNESDAY EVENING ACCIDENT IN WILSON.

 

IN BUFFALO – A PROTESTOR STRUCK BY A PICKUP TRUCK WEDNESDAY IN NIAGARA SQUARE HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WERE ON THE SCENE OF THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS YESTERDAY.

 

NATIONAL POLITICAL CONSULTANT MICHAEL CAPUTO HAS BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER.

 

IN AVIATION NEWS – SPIRIT AIRLINES HAS SUSPENDED SERVICE WHILE PRIOR AVIATION IS ENDING ITS RUN.

 

THE CITY CELEBRATES “LOCKTOBERFEST” TOM’R WITH THE FORMAL DEDICATION OF THE LOCK TENDERS TRIBUTE MONUMENT

 

“FAIR FOOD FANATICS” CAN GET THEIR FILL THIS WEEKEND AT THE NIAGARA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS.

 

AND IN SPORTS - THE UNBEATEN BILLS HOST THE UNBEATEN RAMS SUNDAY AT ORCHARD PARK.


Hometown Headlines 09/24/20

ONE MAN WAS KILLED WHEN HIS MOTORCYCLE COLLIDED WITH AN S-U-V ON WEST LAKE ROAD IN WILSON LAST EVENING.

 

THREE OTHER ACCIDENTS INVOLVING MOTORCYCLES WERE ALSO REPORTED ACROSS NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY.

 

IN BUFFALO – A PROTESTOR WAS STRUCK BY A PICKUP TRUCK IN NIAGARA SQUARE LAST NIGHT.

 

A NIAGARA FALLS MAN IS GOING TO STATE PRISON FOR FIVE YEARS FOR STABBING HIS NEIGHBOR.

 

A BUFFALO NURSING HOME HAS BEEN FINED $50,000-DOLLARS FOR VIOLATING NEW YORK’S COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOLS.

 

LOCKPORT’S CREDIT RATING WITH MOODY INVESTORS SERVICE JUMPED EIGHT POINTS FROM A YEAR AGO.

 

SCHOOL KIDS IN WILLIAMSVILLE WILL BE BACK IN CLASSROOMS NEXT MONTH – MARYVALE STUDENTS AFTER THANKSGIVING.

 

NIAGARA FALLS RESIDENTS CAN RECEIVE FREE COVID-19 TESTS FRIDAY FROM 1 TO 4 AT CITY MARKET.

 

AND IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR WORK - A BUFFALO CHEESE COMPANY IS HAVING A VIRTUAL JOB FAIR TOMORROW.


Hometown Headlines 09/23/20

THE CANADIAN WOMAN ACCUSED OF SENDING A POISON LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT WAS IN FEDERAL COURT IN BFLO TUESDAY.

 

35-YEAR-OLD ROBERT DUMAS IS FACING CHARGES AFTER BEING ACCUSED OF KILLING A 17-MONTH-OLD CHILD IN BUFFALO.

 

TWO REPEAT OFFENDERS FROM NIAGARA FALLS FACE MULTIPLE CHARGES STEMMING FROM A WEEKEND SHOPLIFTING INCIDENT.

 

STATE POLICE ARRESTED THREE DRIVERS ON DRUNK DRIVING CHARGES THIS PAST WEEKEND.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED ACROSS NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS TUESDAY.

 

A PAIR OF LOCKPORT BUSINESSES WILL SEEK STATE GRANTS TO HELP KEEP THEIR DOORS OPEN DURING THE PANDEMIC.

 

NEW YORK HAS ADDED FIVE MORE STATES TO THE LIST OF PEOPLE WHO MUST QUARANTINE AFTER ARRIVING HERE.

 

VISITORS TO CITY BUILDINGS IN NIAGARA FALLS MUST NOW UNDERGO COVID-19 TESTING FIRST.

 

AND LOCKPORT’S A.A. NODINE INSURANCE AGENCY IS CELEBRATING 100 YEARS IN BUSINESS.


Hometown Headlines 09/22/20

THE BUFFALO NEWS REPORTS 173 CATHOLIC PRIESTS IN W-N-Y HAVE BEEN ACCUSED OF SEXUAL ABUSE IN C-V-A LAWSUITS.

 

THE CANADIAN WOMAN ACCUSED OF SENDING A POISON LETTER TO PRESIDENT TRUMP IS EXPECTED IN FEDERAL COURT TODAY.

 

NIAGARA FALLS P.D. IS LOOKING FOR THE DRIVER IN A HIT AND RUN THAT SERIOUSLY INJURED A WOMAN SUNDAY.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED ACROSS NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS MONDAY.

 

L-P-D ARRESTED A MAN AND WOMAN SUNDAY WHEN AN ELMWOOD AVENUE DOMESTIC ARGUMENT TURNED VIOLENT.

 

YOU MIGHT SAY BUFFALO P.D. CAUGHT A WOMAN “RED HANDED” AFTER SHE DEFACED THE CITY’S McKINLEY MONUMENT.

 

EIGHT STUDENTS IN NEWFANE WERE SENT HOME WITH SYMPTOMS RELATED TO COVID-19 AS NYS UNVEILS A NEW TRACKING SYS.

 

IN WILLIAMSVILLE, THE ACTING SUPERINTENDENT WILL ANNOUNCE ANOTHER LEARNING PLAN FOR STUDENTS SOON.

 

AND FOUR PEOPLE INJURED IN A WEEKEND MASS SHOOTING IN ROCHESTER REMAIN IN THE HOSPITAL - TWO DIED.


Hometown Headlines 09/21/20

JUST TWO GAMES INTO THE 2020 SEASON – THE BUFFALO BILLS ARE UNBEATEN AND IN FIRST PLACE IN THE A-F-C EAST.

 

THREE PEOPLE WERE KILLED AND EIGHTEEN INJURED IN MASS SHOOTINGS IN BUFFALO AND ROCHESTER OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS SUNDAY.

 

A WOMAN ACCUSED OF ATTEMPTING TO HARM PRESIDENT TRUMP WAS ARRESTED RECENTLY AT THE PEACE BRIDGE.

 

COVID-19 CASES IN WESTERN NEW YORK APPEAR TO HAVE STABILIZED DURING THE LAST WEEK.

 

IN WILLIAMSVILLE, THE ACTING SUPERINTENDENT WILL MEET WITH STUDENTS TODAY.

 

A FORMER TONAWANDA BARTENDER - CONVICTED OF MURDERING A SOUTH BUFFALO WOMAN – HAS DIED IN STATE PRISON.

 

THE STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL WAS IN ROCHESTER YESTERDAY AND SAID CHARGES WILL BE MADE IN THE DANIEL PRUDE CASE.

 

AND – BOTH TEMPERATURES AND GAS PRICES ARE FALLING IN WESTERN NEW YORK.


Hometown Headlines 09/18/20

POLICE IN NIAGARA FALLS AND TONAWANDA ARE LOOKING INTO ROBBERIES AT TWO 7-11 STORES.

 

A MAN WHO ALLUDED HAMBURG DETECTIVES WEDNESDAY WAS ARRESTED IN BUFFALO YESTERDAY.

 

A SUSPENDED U-B BASKETBALL PLAYER IS FACING A SECOND SET OF CHARGES FOR ALLEGEDLY HARASSING AN N-U ATHLETE.

 

A WYOMING COUNTY MAN WITH A HISTORY OF MENTAL ILLNESS IS GOING TO PRISON FOR TRYING TO KILL THE SHERIFF.

 

LOCKPORT CITY HALL WAS EVACUATED YESTERDAY FOR ABOUT AN HOUR DUE TO A MALFUNCTIONING HVAC UNIT.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY ROADWAYS THURSDAY.

 

THE DIOCESE OF BUFFALO HAS ESTABLISHED A TASK FORCE TO LOOK INTO CONSOLIDATION OF CHURCHES AND SCHOOLS.

 

WESTERN NEW YORK CONTINUES TO LEAD THE STATE WITH THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF COVID-19 INFECTIONS.

 

AND - IN SPORTS - THE BILLS ARE OUT TO PUT THE “WHAMMY ON MIAMI” THIS SUNDAY.


Hometown Headlines 09/17/20

IN BUFFALO – POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING SHOOTINGS THAT LEFT ONE PERSON DEAD AND FOUR OTHERS INJURED.

 

WNY RESIDENT AND TRUMP ADMINISTRATION HEALTH OFFICIAL MICHAEL CAPUTO IS ON LEAVE FROM HIS JOB.

 

IT NOW LOOKS LIKE THE U.S. – CANADA BORDER WILL REMAIN CLOSED - AT LEAST INTO NOVEMBER.

 

THE RECENT INCREASE IN COVID-19 CASES ACROSS ERIE COUNTY HAS BEEN TRACED TO TEENAGERS.

 

IN THE COURTS – A LOCKPORT MAN PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO A STABBING WHILE ANOTHER MAN ADMITS TO A ROBBERY COUNT.

 

THE NYSUT TEACHERS UNION HAS FILED A LAWSUIT AGAINST GOVERNOR CUOMO OVER CUTS TO SCHOOL AID.

 

THE GOVERNOR IS URGING BUSINESSES THAT ARE STILL SHUT DOWN TO REMAIN PATIENT.

 

ERIE COUNTY LEADERS ARE EXPLAINING TO BILLS FANS WHY THEY CAN’T ATTEND HOME GAMES IN-PERSON ANYTIME SOON.

 

AND, IN SPORTS, THE SABRES HAVE ACQUIRED ERIC STAAL FROM MINNESOTA IN EXCHANGE FOR MARCUS JOHANSSON.


Hometown Headlines 09/16/20

A NORTH TONAWANDA MAN DIED EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING WHEN HE CRASHED HIS MOTORCYCLE ON I-290 IN TONAWANDA.

 

FALLS HOMICIDE DETECTIVES ARE INVESTIGATING A FATAL SHOOTING NEAR THE NOTORIOUS “RED HOUSE.”

 

LOCKPORT PEDIATRIC DENTIST LOUIS SURACE IS FACING UP TO FIVE YEARS IN PRISON AFTER ACCEPTING A PLEA DEAL.

 

A HIRING FREEZE AND SOLAR PROJECT ARE ON TONIGHT’S COMMON COUNCIL AGENDA HERE IN LOCKPORT.

 

JUST ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN THE COUNTY TUESDAY – A CAR -MOTORCYCLE CRASH HERE IN THE CITY.

 

BUFFALO P.D. HAS IDENTIFIED KARL SCHULTZ AS THE OFFICER WHO SHOT WILLIE HENLEY OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

VISITORS WILL BE ALLOWED BACK IN NEW YORK NURSING HOMES (WITH STRICT PROTOCOLS) BEGINNING TOMORROW.

 

KIDS ACROSS NEW YORK GOT THE GREEN LIGHT FROM “THE GOV” TO GO “TRICK-OR-TREATING” THIS HALLOWEEN.

 

AND, ROCHESTER DEMONSTRATORS WERE OUT AGAIN LAST NIGHT CALLING ON MAYOR WARREN TO STEP DOWN.


Hometown Headlines 09/15/20

IN BUFFALO – POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A DEADLY STABBING ON THE CITY’S EAST SIDE FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

 

THE MAN INJURED IN A POLICE SHOOTING IN BUFFALO HAS BEEN ARRAIGNED ON FELONY ASSAULT CHARGES.

 

FALLS P.D. IS LOOKING INTO ANOTHER SHOOTING OUTSIDE THE NOTORIOUS “RED ROOM” SPEAKEASY OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

AFTER A BRIEF SPIKE, COVID-19 INFECTIONS IN WESTERN NEW YORK ARE DROPPING AGAIN.

 

MORE TURMOIL AND CONFUSION AT WILLIAMSVILLE SCHOOLS AFTER THE HIRING OF 43 TEACHERS IS REVOKED.

 

THE LOCKPORT PLANNING BOARD HAS OK’D A PERMIT FOR SOLAR PANELS TO BE INSTALLED ON SUMMIT STREET.

 

ROCHESTER PROTESTS WERE BACK IN THE STREETS LAST NIGHT CALLING FOR MAYOR WARREN TO STEP DOWN.

 

A WATER EMERGENCY IN FREDONIA CONTINUES AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT HANDS OUT FREE BOTTLED WATER TODAY.

 

AND, U-B HAS SLIPPED FROM 79 TO 88 IN THE 2020 RANKINGS OF COLLEGES IN U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT.


Hometown Headlines 09/14/20

IN NIAGARA FALLS - A YOUNG MAN IS DEAD AFTER HIS DIRT BIKE STRUCK AN S-U-V ON PORTER ROAD SATURDAY.

 

FOUR OTHER TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY SUNDAY.

 

THE ERIE COUNTY D-A IS LOOKING INTO THE SHOOTING OF A HOMELESS MAN WHO ATTACKED A BUFFALO POLICE OFFICER.

 

A BUFFALO MAN WAS TREATED AND RELEASED AFTER BEING SHOT AT AN EAST SIDE PARTY IN BUFFALO THIS WEEKEND.

 

TWO ARMED MEN ROBBED THE PINE AVENUE 7-11 OF CASH AND CIGARETTES EARLY SATURDAY.

 

COVID-19 INFECTIONS ARE STARTING TO RISE AGAIN IN WESTERN NEW YORK AFTER A BRIEF DROP-OFF.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR A SUSPECT IN A FATAL SHOOTING THERE OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

A 12TH NIGHT OF PROTESTS ON THE STREETS OF ROCHESTER RESULTED IN NO ARRESTS LAST NIGHT.

 

IN SPORTS, THE BILLS GROUNDED THE JETS SUNDAY IN THEIR SEASON-OPENER AT AN EMPTY STADIUM IN ORCHARD PARK.


Hometown Headlines 09/11/20

A MAN IS DEAD AFTER HIS VEHICLE STRUCK A TREE AND ROLLED OVER ON LOCKPORT ROAD IN WHEATFIELD YESTERDAY.

 

THREE OTHER TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY THURSRDAY.

 

COVID-19 INFECTION RATES IN WESTERN NEW YORK ARE STARTING TO TREND DOWNWARD.

 

BEGINNING NEXT WEEK, MANY NEW YORKERS WILL GET A BOOST FROM A $300-DOLLAR FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT.

 

THE EMBATTLED WILLIAMSVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL INTRODUCE CHANGES NEXT WEEK TO THE WAY STUDENTS LEARN.

 

TWO BROTHERS ARE FACING FELONY FRAUD CHARGES IN A $7M-DOLLAR COVID-19 ASSISTANCE SCAM.

 

CANADIAN AUTHORITIES HAVE ANNOUNCED A MAJOR COCAINE BUST AT THE LEWISTON-QUEENSTON BRIDGE.

 

NATIONAL GRID IS BEING QUESTIONED BY THE P-S-C ABOUT PROPOSED RATE INCREASES FOR 2021.

 

IN SPORTS, THE CHIEFS TAMED THE TEXANS THURSDAY AND THE BILLS HOPE TO GROUND THE JETS SUNDAY.


Hometown Headlines 09/10/20

A STATE TROOPER - INJURED IN A JUNE PROTEST IN BUFFALO - IS NOW TAKING THE QUEEN CITY TO COURT.

 

BUFFALO POLICE SAY A MAN WAS SHOT DURING AN ARGUMENT ON HERTEL AVENUE YESTERDAY.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY AND A STABBING INCIDENT AT AN N-T CHURCH.

 

A PAIR OF ERIE COUNTY MEN ARE CHARGED WITH FELONY GRAND LARCENY IN A DIRT BIKE SCAM IN NIAGARA COUNTY.

 

AN EIGHTH NIGHT OF PROTESTS IN ROCHESTER AND TWO MEN ARE ARRESTED ON FEDERAL CHARGES.

 

ERIE COUNTY HEALTH OFFICIALS HAVE PINPOINTED THE 18 TO 22 AGE GROUP AS MOST RESPONSIBLE FOR VIRUS SPREAD.

 

“ON CAMPUS” SCREENING FOR COVID-19 IS ABOUT TO INCREASE AT NEW YORK COLLEGES.

 

THE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL AND VOLLEYBALL SEASONS IN NEW YORK ARE MOVING TO NEXT SPRING.

 

AND, IN SPORTS, THE 2020 N-F-L SEASON KICKS OFF IN KANSAS CITY TONIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 09/09/20

BUFFALO FIREFIGHTERS WANT TO KNOW WHAT SPARKED A BLAZE TUESDAY THAT DID MORE THAN $1M-DOLLARS IN DAMAGE.

 

THE FIRST DAY OF CLASSES IN BUFFALO’S PUBLIC SCHOOLS DID NOT GO WELL YESTERDAY DUE TO COMPUTER ISSUES.

 

NEW YORK IS MANDATING COLLEGES IN THE STATE TO REPORT ANY LARGE NUMBER OF COVID-19 INFECTIONS.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY – ONE EACH IN THE CITY AND TOWN OF LOCKPORT.

 

THREE MEN ARE FACING SERIOUS CHARGES AFTER TAKING L-P-D ON A CAR CHASE OVER LABOR DAY WEEKEND.

 

SHANE HESCOX OF NEWFANE IS GOING TO JAIL FOR A YEAR FOR RUNNING OVER HIS WIFE WITH A PICKUP TRUCK LAST MAY.

 

IN ROCHESTER - PROTESTS CONTINUED LAST NIGHT AND THE CHIEF OF POLICE ANNOUNCED HIS RESIGNATION.

 

IN SEPARATE INCIDENTS – LPD CITED TWO MEN WITH IMPAIRED DRIVING AFTER FINDING THEM ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL.

 

AND, BATAVIA DOWNS AND BUFFALO RACEWAY ARE AMONG STATE-RUN CASINOS THAT CAN RE-OPEN TODAY.


Hometown Headlines 09/08/20

AS THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR GETS UNDER WAY - WILLIAMSVILLE HAS SUSPENDED SUPERINTENDENT SCOTT MARTZLOFF.

 

WESTERN NEW YORK CONTINUES TO HAVE THE HIGHEST COVID-19 INFECTION RATE IN THE STATE.

 

U-B IS REPORTING 113 POSITIVE CASES OF CORONAVIRUS WITH 60 CASES “ON CAMPUS” AND 53 AMONG “REMOTE LEARNERS.”

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND AN APARTMENT FIRE REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY ON LABOR DAY.

 

A VERY WINDY HOLIDAY MONDAY SAW TREES DOWN AND POWER INTERRUPTED ACROSS THE AREA.

 

BIKERS AND BOATERS WERE ON THE ROAD AND WATER IN A SHOW OF SUPPORT FOR PRESIDENT TRUMP SATURDAY.

 

IN NIAGARA FALLS, COPS WERE CALLED TO ANOTHER VIOLENT INCIDENT AT THE “RED ROOM” SPEAKEASY THIS WEEKEND.

 

A THOUSAND PEOPLE TOOK TO THE STREETS OF ROCHESTER IN PROTEST FOR THE SIXTH STRAIGHT NIGHT.

 

AND, STATE-RUN CASINOS GET TO RE-OPEN THEIR DOORS TO CUSTOMERS TOMORROW.


Hometown Headlines 09/04/20

THE GOVERNOR SAYS WESTERN NEW YORK’S DANGEROUS COVID-19 INFECTION RATE WILL IMPACT THE ECONOMY.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY REPORTED TWO NEW POSITIVE CASES OF THE VIRUS YESTERDAY AND 39 ACTIVE CASES.

 

STATE-RUN CASINOS GOT THE “GREEN LIGHT” TO RE-OPEN NEXT WEDNESDAY AT 25% CAPACITY.

 

THE BODY OF A MAN WAS PULLED FROM A CAR IN THE BUFFALO RIVER EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING.

 

QUEEN CITY COPS ARE LOOKING INTO ANOTHER EAST SIDE SHOOTING THAT SENT A MAN TO E-C-M-C THURSDAY.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY THURSDAY WITH TWO OF THEM IN LOCKPORT.

 

IN ROCHESTER, SEVEN COPS HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED IN THE SUSPICIOUS DEATH OF A MAN IN MARCH.

 

TWO CATTARAUGUS COUNTY WOMEN WERE ARRESTED THIS WEEK ON MULTIPLE DRUG POSSESSION COUNTS.

 

AND, THE CITY OF LOCKPORT NEEDS TO REPLACE ITS MAIN PUMP AT THE WATER TREATMENT PLANT.


Hometown Headlines 09/02/20

BUFFALO P-D IS SEARCHING FOR THE KILLER IN A TRIPLE SHOOTING LAST NIGHT THAT LEFT ONE MAN DEAD.

 

A CHEEKTOWAGA COUPLE HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MULTIPLE COUNTS OF CHILD ABUSE.

 

A FALLS MAN IS FACING 25 YEARS IN STATE PRISON AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO KILLING HIS EX-GIRLFRIEND.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A VEHICLE FIRE IN LOCKPORT ON THE COUNTY EMERGENCY REPORT FROM TUESDAY.

 

FOUR DRIVERS WERE CHARGED WITH DRUNK DRIVING IN TRAFFIC STOPS OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

LOCKPORT SCHOOLS MAY GO WITHOUT SECURITY GUARDS IN THE UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR.

 

AT U-B, 22 MORE STUDENTS – ALL LIVING OFF CAMPUS - HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS.

 

LOCKPORT’S HISTORIC PALACE THEATRE PARTICIPATED IN AN INTERNATIONAL “RED ALERT RESTART” EVENT YESTERDAY.

 

AND, PRESIDENT TRUMP HAS HIS EYE ON WINNING NEW YORK IN NOVEMBER’S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION.


Hometown Headlines 09/01/20

L-P-D IS CONTINUING TO INVESTIGATE A FATAL TRAFFIC ACCIDENT AT HIGH AND WATERMAN SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

 

A CATTARAUGUS COUNTY MAN WHO THREATENED PROTESTERS IN BUFFALO THIS PAST WEEKEND IS BEHIND BARS.

 

A YOUNG GIRL FROM CALIFORNIA - MISSING FOR MORE THAN A YEAR - HAS BEEN FOUND IN BUFFALO.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A FIRE IN THE FALLS ON OUR EMERGENCY REPORT FROM MONDAY.

 

REPEAT OFFENDER NICHOLAS TAGGART OF NIAGARA FALLS IS GOING BACK TO PRISON FOR PAROLE VIOLATION.

 

THIEVES IN THE FALLS HAVE STOLEN CATALYTIC CONVERTERS OFF BUSES AND TOOLS FROM A CONTRACTOR.

 

THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE TESTING POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS IN WESTERN NEW YORK CONTINUES TO RISE.

 

IT LOOKS LIKE WINTER SPORTS IN NEW YORK HIGH SCHOOLS WILL BE PUSHED BACK TWO WEEKS TO LATE NOVEMBER.

 

AND, GOVERNOR CUOMO AND LABOR UNION LEADERS ARE ASKING TO FEDERAL GOV’T FOR A $59B-DOLLAR BAILOUT.


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