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Hometown Headlines Archives for 2021-04

Hometown Headlines 04/30/21

TWO MORE VIRUS DEATHS AND 66 NEW CASES OF COVID WERE REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY AT THURSDAY’S BRIEFING.

 

A NEWFANE WOMAN WAS ARRESTED THIS WEEK ON A FELONY D-W-I VIOLATION OF NEW YORK’S “LEANDRA’S LAW.”

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN THE PAST 24 HOURS.

 

THE FAMILY OF A BUFFALO STATE CO-ED - MISSING SINCE LAST WEEKEND - IS OFFERING $5-GRAND FOR HER SAFE RETURN.

 

BUFFALO MAYOR BYRON BROWN WAS IN WASHINGTON YESTERDAY SEEKING FEDERAL FUNDING FOR QUEEN CITY PROJECTS.

 

TESLA IS GETTING AN EXTENSION TO BRING ITS WORKFORCE UP TO FULL CAPACITY AT ITS SOUTH BUFFALO PLANT.

 

IN RETAIL BUSINESS NEWS – L.L. BEAN’S 7TH NEW YORK STATE STORE IS COMING SOON TO A SITE IN AMHERST.

 

IN SUBURBAN ROCHESTER - GATES POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR A SECOND 16-YEAR-OLD IN A FATAL CARJACKING.

 

AND THE BILLS SELECTED DE GREG ROUSSEAU FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI IN THE FIRST ROUND OF THE NFL DRAFT.


Hometown Headlines 04/29/21

A LOCKPORT MAN WAS ARRESTED LAST EVENING ON A FELONY D-W-I VIOLATION OF NEW YORK’S “LEANDRA’S LAW.”

 

THREE PEOPLE WERE INJURED YESTERDAY IN A ROLLOVER CRASH IN THE TOWN OF TONAWANDA.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT AND TWO FIRES WEDNESDAY.

 

A REPEAT OFFENDER FROM NORTH TONAWANDA IS GOING BACK TO PRISON FOR HIS SECOND ABUSE CONVICTION.

 

ONE VIRUS DEATH AND 76 NEW CASES OF COVID WERE REPORTED AT WEDNESDAY’S BRIEFING FROM THE NIAGARA COUNTY D-O-H.

 

STARTING TODAY – ALL NEW YORKERS OVER 16 CAN “WALK-IN” FOR A VACCINATION AT LOCAL, COUNTY AND STATE CLINICS.

 

BOTH CHAMBERS OF THE STATE LEGISLATURE HAVE VOTED TO OVERTURN THREE OF GOVERNOR CUOMO’S EXECUTIVE ORDERS.

 

G-O-P LAWMAKERS SAY A DEMOCRAT-PROPOSED ACT WOULD KICK UP GAS BY 55-CENTS A GALLON AND HEATING COSTS BY 25%.

 

AND THE N-F-L DRAFT KICKS OFF IN CLEVELAND TONIGHT WITH THE BUFFALO BILLS SELECTING 30TH IN THE FIRST ROUND.


Hometown Headlines 04/28/21

A TWO-ALARM DOUBLE FIRE IN SOUTH BUFFALO LEFT 11 PEOPLE HOMELESS TUESDAY.

 

A PAIR OF CAR THIEVES IN BUFFALO TOOK OFF IN AN SUV LEFT RUNNING ONLY TO FIND A YOUNG BOY IN THE BACK SEAT.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A TRASH FIRE TUESDAY.

 

50 NEW CASES OF CORONAVIRUS WERE REPORTED AT TUESDAY’S BRIEFING FROM THE NIAGARA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT.

 

IN THE ROCHESTER SUBURB OF BRIGHTON - A 7-YEAR-OLD CHILD WAS PULLED FROM A HOTEL SWIMMING POOL.

 

THE STATE SENATE WILL VOTE TODAY TO OVERTURN CERTAIN EXECUTIVE ORDERS ISSUED BY THE GOV DURING THE PANDEMIC.

 

GOVERNOR CUOMO CONTINUES TO DENY ALLEGATIONS FROM SEVERAL WOMEN ACCUSING HIM OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT.

 

THE V-A IS TEAMING UP WITH FEEDMORE/WNY TO PROVIDE VETS WITH COVID VACCINES AND A FREE BAG OF GROCERIES.

 

AND IN SPORTS - THE RANGERS ROUGHED UP THE SABRES AGAIN LAST NIGHT AS THEY SKATED TO A 3-1 WIN AT M-S-G.


Hometown Headlines 04/27/21

WITH THE NEW YORK STATE FAIR RETURNING THIS SUMMER – THERE’S NEW HOPE FOR LOCAL FAIRS AND FESTIVALS.

 

CAPACITY LIMITS WILL EXPAND IN MID-MAY AT NEW YORK’S OUTDOOR STADIUMS, GYMS AND CASINOS.

 

THREE COVID DEATHS AND 151 NEW CASES WERE REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY FROM THE 3-DAY WEEKEND (FRI THRU SUN).

 

COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT AND TWO FIRES MONDAY.

 

IN ROCHESTER - THREE PEOPLE WERE LEFT HOMELESS BY A HOUSE FIRE ON CHILD STREET LAST NIGHT.

 

MORE SEX ABUSE CHARGES COULD BE FILED AGAINST A HILTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL IN MONROE COUNTY.

 

AFTER LOSING MORE THAN A MILLION PEOPLE OVER TEN YEARS, NEW YORK IS ALSO LOSING A CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT.

 

GAS PRICES ARE ON THE WAY UP AGAIN – AND APPROACHING $3-DOLLARS A GALLON - ACROSS UPSTATE NEW YORK.

 

AND IN SPORTS - THE SABRES RUMBLE WITH THE RANGERS AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN AGAIN TONIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 04/26/21

BUFFALO P-D INVESTIGATED TWO EAST SIDE SHOOTINGS THIS WEEKEND - ONE OF THEM DEADLY.

 

GUNFIRE ERUPTED EARLY SUNDAY MORNING IN NIAGARA FALLS THAT LEFT A 31-YEAR-OLD MAN INJURED.

 

IN ORLEANS COUNTY - THE BODY OF A 30-YEAR-OLD MAN WAS PULLED FROM A POND LATE FRIDAY IN THE TOWN OF MURRAY.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT 4 TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY SUNDAY.

 

ONE VIRUS DEATH AND 90 NEW COVID CASES WERE REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY AT FRIDAY’S D-O-H BRIEFING.

 

WESTERN NEW YORK’S COVID POSITIVITY RATE IS DECLINING – BUT REMAINS THE HIGHEST IN THE STATE.

 

“PROTESTING PARENTS” PLAN TO BE ON-SITE AT TOMORROW EVENING’S SPECIAL MEETING OF THE LOCKPORT SCHOOL BOARD

 

LOCKPORT’S “BLUE COLLAR” UNION HAS A NEW CONTRACT AS THE “WHITE COLLAR” WORKERS GO TO THE BARGAINING TABLE.

 

AND IN SPORTS - THE RANGERS DOUBLED-UP THE SABRES 6-3 AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN LAST NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 04/23/21

ONE PERSON IS DEAD AND TWO INJURED AFTER A 3-VEHICLE CRASH YESTERDAY MORNING NEAR THE VILLAGE OF AKRON.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT 3 TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY THURSDAY.

 

AN EX-SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEE IN NIAGARA FALLS FACES SEVEN YEARS IN PRISON FOR AN ARSON FIRE LAST YEAR.

 

THE 18-YEAR-OLD WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN BUFFALO’S M-L-K PARK LAST WEEKEND WAS SEVERELY BEATEN AND STRANGLED.

 

IN MONROE COUNTY – A 16-YEAR-OLD BOY IS FACING A MURDER CHARGE AFTER AN ATTEMPTED CARJACKING IN GREECE.

 

102 NEW COVID INFECTIONS WERE REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY AT YESTERDAY’S HEALTH DEPARTMENT BRIEFING.

 

CANADA HAS BEEN ADDED TO THE U-S STATE DEPARTMENT’S “DO NOT TRAVEL” LIST DUE TO HIGH COVID CASES THERE.

 

A BIT OF HOLLYWOOD COMES TO LOCKPORT A WEEK FROM TOM’R WHEN THE HISTORIC PALACE STAGES ITS GALA RE-OPENING.

 

AND THE BRUINS BLEW OUT THE SABRES ON HOME ICE AGAIN LAST NIGHT – FINAL SCORE 5-1.


Hometown Headlines 04/22/21

A NIAGARA FALLS MAN HAS PLEADED GUILTY TO MANSLAUGHTER IN A DEADLY SHOOTING IN OCTOBER 2018.

 

A BUFFALO MAN MAY SEE PRISON TIME AFTER HE WAS “CAUGHT ON CAMERA” ABUSING HIS GIRLFRIEND’S 3-YEAR-OLD SON.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT 4 TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A FIRE IN THE COUNTY WEDNESDAY.

 

43 NEW COVID INFECTIONS WERE REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY AT YESTERDAY’S HEALTH DEPARTMENT BRIEFING.

 

ERIE COUNTY WILL DEPLOY MOBILE VACCINATION CLINICS TO HELP HOMEBOUND SENIORS GET THEIR SHOTS.

 

IN MONROE COUNTY – A GRAND JURY HAS INDICTED SCHOOL PRINCIPAL KIRK ASHTON ON 25 COUNTS OF SEXUAL ABUSE.

 

A SOUTHERN TIER WOMAN WAS RUN DOWN AND KILLED TUESDAY WHILE CROSSING A STREET IN THE VILLAGE OF CUBA.

 

CONCERTS AND CAR CRUISES HAVE BEEN GIVEN THE OK TO BE HELD AT “MARVINS AT WIDEWATERS” THIS SUMMER.

 

AND THE SABRES ARE BACK ON HOME ICE TONIGHT WHEN THEY HOST THE BRUINS AT KEYBANK CENTER.


Hometown Headlines 04/21/21

ONE NIAGARA FALLS TEEN IS DEAD – ANOTHER HAS BEEN ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH HIS MURDER.

 

ANOTHER SHOOTING ON THE STREETS OF BUFFALO YESTERDAY SENT A 24-YEAR-OLD MAN TO E-C-M-C.

 

BRANDON BOTT OF BUFFALO IS GOING TO PRISON FOR SIX YEARS AFTER SHOOTING TWO PEOPLE AT A PARTY LAST SUMMER.

 

THREE COVID DEATHS WERE REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY AT YESTERDAY’S BRIEFING ALONG WITH 57 NEW INFECTIONS.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT 2 TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A FIRE IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY.

 

TWO ARRESTS ON CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS HAVE THOSE LOCAL MEN IN JAIL AWAITING ARRAIGNMENT.

 

POLICE IN WEBSTER HAVE CHARGED A WOMAN WITH VEHICULAR MANSLAUGHTER IN A FATAL MOTORCYCLE CRASH MONDAY.

 

AS EXPECTED – THE BORDER BETWEEN THE U-S AND CANADA WILL REMAIN CLOSED – AT LEAST FOR ANOTHER MONTH.

 

AND THE BRUINS BLANKED THE SABRES 2-0 AT KEYBANK CENTER LAST NIGHT WITH TWO MORE GAMES COMING THIS WEEK.


Hometown Headlines 04/20/21

A MAN IS DEAD AND A WOMAN INJURED AFTER AN EARLY MORNING SHOOTING YESTERDAY ON WALDEN AVENUE IN BUFFALO.

 

18-YEAR-OLD LARRINSHA JOHNSON HAS BEEN ID’D AS THE WOMAN FOUND DEAD NEAR BUFFALO’S M-L-K PARK SATURDAY.

 

AN ASSISTANT NIAGARA COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER PLEADED GUILTY IN BUFFALO TO A D-W-A-I CHARGE.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT 3 TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ACROSS THE COUNTY MONDAY.

 

WALK-IN BUSINESS AT NIAGARA COUNTY’S THREE D-M-V OFFICES IS NOW LIMITED TO COUNTY RESIDENTS ONLY.

 

THE N-T-S-B SAYS THE PLANE THAT CRASHED IN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY TWO WEEKS AGO HAD NO MECHANICAL ISSUES.

 

POLICE IN WEBSTER ARE INVESTIGATING A MOTORCYCLE CRASH THAT KILLED A 62-YEAR-OLD MAN.

 

A NEW SIENA COLLEGE POLL SHOWS THE GOV’S “FAVORABILITY” RATING HAS FALLEN FROM 56% TO 40% SINCE FEBRUARY.

 

AND GAS PRICES IN WESTERN NEW YORK APPEAR TO HAVE STABILIZED IN THE PAST WEEK.


Hometown Headlines 04/19/21

A DOUBLE FIRE ON NIAGARA STREET IN THE FALLS SUNDAY LEFT FIVE PEOPLE UNDER THE CARE OF THE RED CROSS.

 

IN BUFFALO – AN 18-YEAR-OLD MAN IS CHARGED IN THE SATURDAY NIGHT DEATH OF A WOMAN NEAR M-L-K PARK.

 

AN AMHERST MAN IS FACING TEN FEDERAL COUNTS FOR HIS ROLE IN THE STORMING OF THE U-S CAPITOL IN JANUARY.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT JUST TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ACROSS THE COUNTY SUNDAY.

 

ONE VIRUS DEATH REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY FRIDAY ALONG WITH 92 NEW COVID CASES.

 

LOCKPORT’S STRIKING STEELWORKERS AT THE A-T-I PLANT ON OHIO STREET ARE HEADING BACK TO THE BARGAINING TABLE.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING THAT CITY’S 20TH HOMICIDE AND A WEEKEND CARJACKING.

 

AMHERST’S NEW “TOP COP” IS VETERAN SCOTT CHAMBERLIN – HE’LL BE SWORN IN TODAY.

 

AND THE SABRES SPLIT A WEEKEND SERIES WITH THE PENGUINS BY SCORING A 4-2 WIN AT HOME YESTERDAY.


Hometown Headlines 04/16/21

COVID HOSPITALIZATIONS ARE ON THE RISE AGAIN ACROSS THE WESTERN NEW YORK REGION.

 

NO VIRUS DEATHS REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY YESTERDAY, BUT 123 NEW COVID CASES WERE ANNOUNCED.

 

AREA SCHOOLS ARE DEALING WITH A SURGE IN CORONAVIRUS CASES FOLLOWING THE RECENT SPRING BREAK.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ACROSS THE COUNTY THURSDAY.

 

ON THE LOCAL POLICE REPORT - LPD ARRESTED TWO LOCAL MEN ON MULTIPLE CHARGES INCLUDING FELONIES.

 

IN NEWFANE – WILL THE FORMER HOSPITAL THERE BECOME A NURSING HOME OR A DRUG REHAB FACILITY?

 

LOCAL LAWMAKERS GATHERED YESTERDAY TO EXPRESS STRONG OPPOSITION TO GOV CUOMO’S RENEWABLE-ENERGY EDICT.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR THE GUNMAN WHO SHOT AND INJURED A 22-YEAR-OLD MAN LAST NIGHT.

 

AND THE SABRES CRUISED TO A 5-2 WIN OVER THE CAPITALS IN WASHINGTON LAST NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 04/15/21

MOST YEARS YOUR FEDERAL AND STATE INCOME TAX WOULD BE DUE TODAY – BUT TNX TO COVID – ITS EXTENDED TO MAY 17.

 

THE GOVERNOR AND ERIE COUNTY EXECUTIVE MARK POLANCARZ ARE SQUABBLING OVER MANDATORY VACCINATIONS AT EVENTS.

 

BARS AND RESTAURANTS IN NEW YORK STATE GOT THE “GREEN LIGHT” TO STAY OPEN A BIT LATER.

 

NO VIRUS DEATHS REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY YESTERDAY, BUT 92 NEW COVID CASES WERE ANNOUNCED.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT THREE ACCIDENTS ACROSS THE COUNTY WEDNESDAY AND EARLY TODAY.

 

IN WYOMING COUNTY - DEPUTIES ARE INVESTIGATING AN A-T-V ACCIDENT THAT TOOK THE LIFE OF A 24-YEAR-OLD MAN.

 

A ROCHESTER POLICE OFFICER IS RECOVERING AFTER A WOMAN IN A STOLEN S-U-V RAMMED HIS PATROL CAR.

 

NEW YORK VETERANS WILL BENEFIT FROM $4.5M IN THE STATE BUDGET FOR THE “DWYER PEER-TO-PEER PROGRAM.”

 

THE SABRES SAY CAPTAIN JACK EICHEL IS FINISHED FOR THIS SEASON AND BUFFALO PLAYS IN WASHINGTON TONIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 04/14/21

TWO BUFFALO MEN WERE SERIOUSLY INJURED TUESDAY IN A DOUBLE SHOOTING IN THE CITY’S BROADWAY-FILLMORE AREA.

 

A NIAGARA FALLS WOMAN WAS ARRAIGNED YESTERDAY ON A 54-COUNT INDICTMENT FOR A FATAL CRASH LAST YEAR.

 

AFTER A VERY BUSY MONDAY – JUST TWO ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS TUESDAY.

 

ONE VIRUS DEATH REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY YESTERDAY ALONG WITH 107 NEW COVID INFECTIONS.

 

BILLS’ AND SABRES’ FANS GOTTA GET THEIR COVID SHOTS IF THEY WANT TO WATCH THE TEAMS IN PERSON THIS FALL.

 

PAVING SEASON THIS YEAR IN LOCKPORT MAY DOUBLE WHAT WAS PLANNED IN 2020 – BUT WAS POSTPONED BY THE PANDEMIC.

 

LAKE ONTARIO WATER LEVELS – USUALLY TOO HIGH THIS TIME OF YEAR – ARE NOW TOO LOW.

 

FORTUNE MAGAZINE IS ONCE AGAIN RECOGNIZING WEGMAN’S AS ONE OF AMERICA’S 100 BEST COMPANIES.

 

AND THE SABRES LOST 3-2 IN A SHOOT-OUT TO THE BRUINS IN BOSTON LAST NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 04/13/21

SEVEN TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A BARN FIRE REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY MONDAY.

 

IN BUFFALO – CITY POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A WEST SIDE SHOOTING THAT KILLED A 24-YEAR-OLD MAN.

 

A QUEEN CITY WOMAN WILL SPEND SIX MONTHS IN JAIL AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO VEHICULAR MANSLAUGHTER.

 

A MULTIPLE REPEAT OFFENDER IS HEADING BACK TO PRISON FOR A SIXTH TIME FOR RIPPING OFF ROOFING CUSTOMERS.

 

FROM CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS - TWO WOMEN WERE ARRESTED FOR HARASSMENT AND MENACING.

 

ONE VIRUS DEATH REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY FROM THE 3-DAY WEEKEND ALONG WITH 282 NEW CASES OF COVID-19.

 

THE WILLIAMSVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL RETURN TO IN-PERSON CLASSES FOR ELEMENTARY GRADES ON APRIL 26.

 

MEMORIAL DAY PARADES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED IN THREE AREA TOWNS – INCLUDING LEWISTON.

 

AND THE SABRES WILL BE LOOKING FOR A SECOND STRAIGHT WIN WHEN THEY TAKE ON THE BRUINS IN BOSTON TONIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 04/12/21

TWO PEOPLE ARE DEAD IN FOUR SEPARATE SHOOTINGS OVER THE WEEKEND ON THE EAST SIDE OF BUFFALO.

 

IN GENESEE COUNTY – STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AN A-T-V CRASH THAT KILLED ONE MAN AND INJURED ANOTHER.

 

FIVE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS SUNDAY.

 

FEDERAL INVESTIGATORS SEIZED NEARLY $400,000 FROM A LKPT COMPANY WHILE PROBING A KENMORE DEBT COLLECTOR.

 

ONE VIRUS DEATH REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY FRIDAY ALONG WITH 98 NEW CASES OF COVID-19.

 

NEW DATA FROM THE STATE SAYS JUST UNDER 500,000 WESTERN NEW YORKERS HAVE RECEIVED AT LEAST ONE VACCINE DOSE.

 

THE ERIE COUNTY D-O-H SAYS MORE SCHOOL-AGE KIDS AND YOUNG ADULTS ARE TESTING POSITIVE FOR COVID.

 

WEGMANS HAS RE-CALLED RAW GROUND TURKEY IT SOLD IN LATE DECEMBER BECAUSE IT MAY BE CONNECTED TO SALMONELLA.

 

AND THE SABRES SCORED THREE-IN-THE-THIRD TO FOIL THE FLYERS 5-3 IN PHILLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.


Hometown Headlines 04/09/21

FORMER NIAGARA COUNTY LEGISLATURE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM KEITH McNALL DIED WEDNESDAY AT AGE 74.

 

THE FAMILY OF LOCAL MAN TRENTON SINK IS OFFERING $1500 FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO AN ARREST IN HIS MURDER.

 

IN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY – THE F-A-A HAS RELEASED NEW INFORMATION IN WEDNESDAY’S DEADLY PLANE CRASH.

 

FIVE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY THURSDAY – TWO OF THEM IN LOCKPORT.

 

NO VIRUS DEATHS IN NIAGARA COUNTY FOR A THIRD STRAIGHT DAY - BUT 137 NEW COVID INFECTIONS WERE NOTED THURSDAY.

 

AFTER MANY MONTHS - AMUSEMENT PARKS IN NEW YORK STATE CAN RE-OPEN TODAY AT ONE-THIRD CAPACITY.

 

POLICE IN ROCHESTER AND SUBURBAN GATES ARE LOOKING INTO A PAIR OF HOMICIDES THAT HAPPENED THIS WEEK.

 

THREE REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES FOR GOVERNOR HAVE COME FORWARD TO CHALLENGE ANDREW CUOMO IN 2022.

 

AND THE SABRES BID FOR THREE-WINS-A-ROW WAS CRUSHED LAST NIGHT WHEN THEY LOST TO THE DEVILS 6-3.


Hometown Headlines 04/08/21

ONE PERSON WAS KILLED AND ANOTHER INJURED FOLLOWING A SMALL PLANE CRASH IN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY YESTERDAY.

 

NIAGARA FALLS COPS ARE TRYING TO TRACK DOWN THE MASKED ROBBER WHO HELD UP A BOULEVARD BANK YESTERDAY.

 

IN AREA POLICE REPORTS – TWO MEN - ONE FROM THE FALLS AND ONE FROM MEDINA - ARE FACING SERIOUS CHARGES.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND SEVERAL FIRES TO REPORT IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY.

 

NO VIRUS DEATHS BUT 120 NEW COVID INFECTIONS AND 724 ACTIVE CASES REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY.

 

THE PROVINCE OF ONTARIO IS UNDER ITS THIRD STAY-AT-HOME ORDER OF THE PANDEMIC WITH NO BORDER OPENING SOON.

 

THREE MORE 97 ROCK STAFFERS WILL FOLLOW MORNING MAN ROB LEDERMAN OUT THE DOOR AFTER THEY WERE FIRED YESTERDAY.

 

LOW–FARE FLIGHTS FROM BUFFALO TO MYRTLE BEACH ARE BACK THIS SUMMER THANKS TO FRONTIER AIRLINES.

 

AND THE SABRES GO FOR THREE-WINS-A-ROW WHEN THEY HOST THE NEW JERSEY DEVILS TONIGHT AT 7.


Hometown Headlines 04/07/21

IT’S A WEEK LATE – BUT ALBANY LAWMAKERS AND GOVERNOR CUOMO HAVE FINALLY DELIVERED A STATE BUDGET.

 

NO VIRUS DEATHS BUT 75 NEW COVID INFECTIONS AND 698 TOTAL ACTIVE CASES REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY.

 

NEW YORK STATE’S SUNY SYSTEM IS OFFERING ALL STUDENTS A VACCINATION BEFORE THEY BREAK FOR SUMMER VACATION.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND SEVERAL FIRES TO REPORT IN NIAGARA COUNTY YESTERDAY.

 

VILLAGE POLICE OPERATIONS IN BARKER ARE TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED AFTER AN OFFICER WAS TERMINATED.

 

IN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY – A 21-YEAR-OLD MAYVILLE MAN WAS KILLED IN A ONE-CAR CRASH ON I-86 TUESDAY.

 

AS NIAGARA COUNTY D-M-V OFFICES BRING BACK “WALK-IN” TRAFFIC NEXT WEEK – NEARBY ERIE COUNTY WON’T!

 

A BUFFALO–BORN STATE TROOPER WHO DIED IN MARCH FROM INJURIES SUFFERED 3 YEARS AGO WILL BE BURIED TODAY.

 

AND THE SABRES DRILLED THE DEVILS 5-3 IN NEW JERSEY LAST NIGHT FOR THEIR SECOND STRAIGHT WIN.


Hometown Headlines 04/06/21

WESTERN NEW YORK IS NOW LEADING THE STATE IN COVID-19 INFECTIONS AT 4.7%.

 

3 VIRUS DEATHS AND 345 NEW COVID CASES WERE REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY OVER THE 4-DAY EASTER WEEKEND.

 

A COURT ORDER HAS BEEN ISSUED BLOCKING THE CITY OF LOCKPORT FROM DISCIPLINING FOUR L-P-D OFFICERS.

 

IN NIAGARA FALLS - CITY COPS RAIDED A HOMEMADE WEAPONS FACTORY YESTERDAY AND ARRESTED ONE MAN.

 

27-YEAR-OLD THOMAS HYDE OF LOCKPORT ACCEPTED A PLEA DEAL ON A WEAPONS CHARGE IN SUPREME COURT MONDAY.

 

JUST ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN NIAGARA COUNTY YESTERDAY – IT WAS ON SWEENEY STREET IN N-T.

 

COUNTY D-M-V OFFICES WILL RETURN TO LIMITED “WALK-IN” TRAFFIC BEGINNING NEXT WEEK.

 

IN BUFFALO – CONSTRUCTION BEGINS THIS WEEK ON A MAJOR REMODELING OF THE CITY’S ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT.

 

AND BAYLOR WON “MARCH MADNESS” BY KNOCKING OUT UNBEATEN GONZAGA IN LAST NIGHT’S CHAMPIONSHIP GAME.


Hometown Headlines 04/05/21

ONE MAN IS DEAD AND ANOTHER INJURED AFTER A SATURDAY NIGHT SHOOTING ON SWEENEY STREET IN BUFFALO.

 

A QUEEN CITY WOMAN WAS KILLED WHEN SHE WAS RUN DOWN BY A CAR ON MAIN STREET LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.

 

33-YEAR-OLD NICHOLAS BARTEK HAS BEEN ARRESTED IN THE FOURTH HOMICIDE OF 2021 IN NIAGARA FALLS.

 

BOTH LOCAL AND FEDERAL AGENTS RAIDED A 19TH STREET “TRAP HOUSE” FRIDAY IN A DRUG AND WEAPONS BUST.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A NUMBER OF FIRES REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY ON EASTER SUNDAY.

 

IN MONROE COUNTY – DEPUTIES SAY ONE PERSON WAS KILLED IN A WEEKEND CRASH IN CHILI.

 

WESTERN NEW YORK HAS THE SECOND HIGHEST COVID INFECTION RATE IN THE STATE AT JUST OVER 4%.

 

THE STATE BUDGET IS FIVE DAYS LATE AND SO MAY BE STATE EMPLOYEE PAYCHECKS.

 

AND THE SABRES ROLLED THE RANGERS 3-2 IN A SHOOT-OUT AT KEYBANK CENTER SATURDAY NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 04/02/21

COVID CASES IN NIAGARA AND ERIE COUNTIES HAVE BEEN RISING DUE TO “VARIANTS” OF THE VIRUS.

 

83 NEW CASES OF COVID REPORTED IN THE COUNTY YESTERDAY BRING THE TOTAL “CASE COUNT” TO 490.

 

AFTER A BUSY WEEK – FIRST RESPONDERS IN NIAGARA COUNTY GOT A BREAK YESTERDAY WITH NO ACCIDENTS REPORTED.

 

IF THE NEW YORK STATE BUDGET ISN’T PASSED BY MONDAY – STATE EMPLOYEES MAY SEE THEIR NEXT PAYCHECK DELAYED.

 

THE C-D-C IS SENDING $335M TO NEW YORK AND OFFICIALS ARE TRYING TO FIGURE WHAT TO DO WITH IT.

 

EASTER IS CLOSELY FOLLOWED BY “DYNGUS DAY” THIS MONDAY AND PARADES IN BOTH BUFFALO AND NORTH TONAWANDA.

 

LOCKPORT’S OUTWATER PARK TURNS 100 THIS YEAR AND ALDERMAN MARK DEVINE IS WORKING ON A CELEBRATION.

 

NIAGARA FALLS MAYOR ROBERT RESTAINO YESTERDAY INTRODUCED SEVEN NEW MEMBERS OF HIS ADMINISTRATION.

 

AND THE SABRES TOOK THE RANGERS INTO OVERTIME LAST NIGHT, BUT LOST 3-2 ON HOME ICE.


Hometown Headlines 04/01/21

DYLAN WRONSKI OF APPLETON HAS AVOIDED PRISON TIME FOR A D-W-I CRASH THAT INJURED TWO PEOPLE IN 2019.

 

FOUR AREA MOTORISTS WERE CITED THIS WEEK FOR IMPAIRED DRIVING AND OTHER TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS.

 

THERE WERE FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY YESTERDAY – TWO OF THEM ON THE NIAGARA SCENIC PARKWAY.

 

DEPUTIES PULLED OUT THE “SPEED SPIKES” TO STOP A NIAGARA FALLS TEEN DURING A POLICE PURSUIT SUNDAY.

 

99 NEW CASES OF COVID REPORTED IN THE COUNTY YESTERDAY BRINGING THE TOTAL “CASE COUNT” TO 462.

 

BOTH CATHOLIC AND KALEIDA HEALTH HOSPITALS ARE EASING VISITOR RESTRICTIONS.

 

THE BUDGET DEADLINE IS HERE FOR ALBANY POLITICIANS AND ONCE AGAIN THEY HAVE FAILED TO PASS A FINANCIAL PLAN.

 

IN LABOR NEWS – LOCKPORT STEEL WORKERS AT ATI-ALLVAC HAVE GONE ON STRIKE.

 

AND THE SABRES STEAMROLLED THE FLYERS 6-1 LAST NIGHT TO AVOID SETTING THE N-H-L RECORD FOR THE MOST LOSSES.


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