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Hometown Headlines Archives for 2021-07

Hometown Headlines 07/30/21

THE STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS GIVEN THE “GREEN LIGHT” FOR THE NEW CATHOLIC HEALTH HOSPITAL IN LOCKPORT.

 

THREE VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANIES RESPONDED TO AN APARTMENT HOUSE FIRE IN NEWFANE LAST EVENING.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WERE ON SITE AT JUST ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT THURSDAY.

 

TWO MEN WERE ARRESTED BY NIAGARA FALLS POLICE FOR A VIOLENT ATTACK ON ANOTHER MAN TUESDAY NIGHT.

 

IN BUFFALO – FORMER DEPUTY MAYOR STEVE CASEY IS FACING A STIFF FINE AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO WIRE FRAUD.

 

98 NEW COVID-19 INFECTIONS WERE REPORTED IN JUST ONE DAY IN ERIE COUNTY ON THURSDAY.

 

THE STATE D-O-H IS STILL WORKING ON COVID HEALTH AND SAFETY GUIDELINES FOR THE UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR.

 

A MONROE COUNTY WOMAN HAS PLEADED NOT GUILTY FOR CAUSING THE 4TH OF JULY CRASH THAT KILLED HER HUSBAND.

 

AND THE BUFFALO BILLS WILL HOST THE FIRST OF THREE OPEN PRACTICES AT HIGHMARK STADIUM TOMORROW.


Hometown Headlines 07/29/21

A MEDINA MAN HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MULTIPLE COUNTS AFTER CRASHING HIS CAR ON ROUTE 31 IN CAMBRIA YESTERDAY

 

FIRST RESPONDERS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WERE ON SITE AT THREE OTHER ACCIDENTS AND A FIRE WEDNESDAY.

 

A NIAGARA FALLS COUPLE IS BEHIND BARS AFTER LEADING COPS ON A CHASE FROM N-T TO THE FALLS TUESDAY.

 

A BUFFALO MAN WILL SPEND THE NEXT 35 YEARS IN PRISON FOR MURDERING A FATHER OF NINE IN 2018.

 

A MAN WANTED IN A BUFFALO HOMICIDE HAS BEEN EXTRADICTED FROM TEXAS AFTER HE WAS CAUGHT BY U-S MARSHALLS.

 

THE D-O-H IN NIAGARA COUNTY REPORTED ONE DEATH AND 71 NEW COVID-19 INFECTIONS IN THE WEEK ENDING YESTERDAY.

 

STATE EMPLOYEES AND HEALTHCARE WORKERS ARE FACING A DEADLINE TO GET VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19.

 

BUFFALO MAYOR BYRON BROWN HAS HIRED A POLITICAL CONSULTING FIRM TO HELP WITH HIS “WRITE-IN” CAMPAIGN.

 

AND THE BUFFALO SABRES ARE WITHOUT A GOALTENDER AFTER LOSING BOTH ULLMARK AND HUTTON TO FREE AGENCY.


Hometown Headlines 07/28/21

FIVE PEOPLE HAVE BEEN INDICTED ON 205 CRIMINAL CHARGES IN CONNECTION WITH SEXUAL ASSAULTS ON TWO GIRLS.

 

IN NIAGARA FALLS – AN 18-YEAR-OLD WOMAN IS FACING A POSSIBLE LIFE SENTENCE IN A HOMICIDE FROM LAST NOVEMBER

 

AMHERST POLICE CONTINUE TO INVESTIGATE A SHOOTING THAT LEFT A MAN IN CRITICAL CONDITION.

 

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

 

STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE REVIEWING NEW MASKING GUIDELINES ISSUED BY THE FEDERAL C-D-C.

 

A BUFFALO LAB HAS BEEN SELECTED BY THE STATE TO ASSIST WITH THE SEARCH FOR COVID VARIANTS.

 

IN ERIE COUNTY - TWO SPRINGVILLE MEN ARE FACING FELONY WEAPONS CHARGES AFTER A MONDAY EVENING DISPUTE.

 

MORE THAN 12,000 PEOPLE VISITED THE VIETNAM MEMORIAL “WALL THAT HEALS” IN TONAWANDA LAST WEEK.

 

AND IN SPORTS – THE BUFFALO BILLS OPEN TRAINING CAMP IN ORCHARD PARK TODAY.


Hometown Headlines 07/27/21

A BUFFALO POLICE OFFICER AND A CHILD WERE INJURED MONDAY WHEN A CAR CRASHED INTO A POLICE CRUISER.

 

THE CITY OF BUFFALO IS SHELLING OUT $2.25M TO THE FAMILY OF A CHILD WHO WAS KILLED IN DELAWARE PARK IN 2015.

 

CRIME STOPPERS IS OFFERING A $2500 REWARD TO CATCH THE PERSON WHO POINTED A LASER AT PLANES IN BUFFALO.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WERE ON SITE AT FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS MONDAY AND ONE THIS MORNING.

 

AS COVID CASES RISE ACROSS NEW YORK, THE GOVERNOR SAYS HE’S NOT ANNOUNCING ANY NEW RESTRICTIONS.

 

STATE POLICE REPORT TEN PEOPLE WERE INJURED WHEN TWO CARS STRUCK EIGHT PEDESTRIANS IN GENEVA YESTERDAY.

 

THE FORMER BOND LAKE PARK IN LEWISTON IS NOW KNOWN AS CLYDE BURMASTER PARK AFTER THE LATE COUNTY LEGISLATOR.

 

INMATE VISITATIONS AT THE NIAGARA COUNTY JAIL RESUME TODAY AFTER THEY WERE SUSPENDED DURING THE PANDEMIC.

 

AND CONSTANTLY RISING GAS PRICES IN UPSTATE NEW YORK HAVE ACTUALLY SLOWED DOWN – FOR NOW.


Hometown Headlines 07/26/21

THIS WEEKEND BEGAN WITH A FATAL ONE-CAR CRASH ON PORTER CENTER ROAD IN THE TOWN OF PORTER EARLY FRIDAY.

 

IN BUFFALO - ONE MAN IS DEAD AND TWO INJURED IN A TRIPLE SHOOTING SATURDAY NIGHT ON LASALLE AVENUE.

 

ANOTHER SHOOTING VICTIM IN BUFFALO IS IN STABLE CONDITION AT ECMC AFTER BEING INJURED ON BAILEY AVENUE.

 

A BUFFALO MAN WAS ARRESTED ON A “LEANDRA’S LAW” CHARGE YESTERDAY BY AMHERST POLICE.

 

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

 

THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 IS ON THE RISE ACROSS NEW YORK AND IS NOW AT 2.1% HERE IN WESTERN NEW YORK.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE CONTINUE TO INVESTIGATE A PAIR OF WEEKEND SHOOTINGS THAT INJURED TWO MEN.

 

IN AMHERST – THE TOWN WANTS TO CREATE A “GREEN SPACE” OUT OF A VACANT LOT AT THE BOULEVARD AND KENMORE AVENUE.

 

AND HOME GAME TICKETS FOR THE BISONS’ REMAINING 23 GAMES AT SAHLEN FIELD GO ON SALE TODAY.


Hometown Headlines 7/23/21

Buffalo Police say a BB gun prompted an hours-long lockdown at Charles R. Drew Science Magnet School Thursday.

 

Local farmers are dealing with the biggest crop loss in decades due to Tuesday’s heavy rains. 

 

The Lockport Town Board is approving Catholic Health’s site plans for the new Lockport Memorial Campus of Mount St. Mary’s Hospital.

 

Local lawmakers continue to push the Biden Administration to re-open the U.S. / Canadian border.

 

A Wheatfield family has lost their legal battle to keep chickens in their backyard. 

 

Niagara County Health officials are holding COVID-19 vaccination clinics both today and tomorrow.

 

A Tonawanda police officer who was suspended without pay in 2019 is getting over $200,000 in back pay.

 

The Buffalo Bisons are returning home next month.  All single game tickets will cost $10 and go on sale Monday.

 

The NHL draft kicks off tonight and the Sabres own the top pick.  Meanwhile the 2021-22 NHL season is out, and the Sabres will open with a four-game home stand against the Canadiens.   


Hometown Headlines 07/22/21

NIAGARA COUNTY’S EMERGENCY SERVICES DIRECTOR SAID HE’S NEVER SEEN RAIN LIKE THE STORM THAT DROPPED 6” TUESDAY.

 

NATIONAL FUEL SAYS NO ISSUES WITH GAS LINES WERE FOUND IN TUESDAY’S FATAL HOUSE EXPLOSION IN LACKAWANNA.

 

POLICE IN BUFFALO HAVE ARRESTED A FIREFIGHTER IN THE QUEEN CITY’S LATEST HOMICIDE.

 

A 9-YEAR-OLD BOY IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION AT CHLDREN’S HOSPITAL AFTER HE WAS HIT BY AN S-U-V TUESDAY NIGHT.

 

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

 

THE NEW CATHOLIC HEALTH HOSPITAL GOT THE “GREEN LIGHT” FROM THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT PLANNING BOARD YESTERDAY.

 

NO SERIOUS DAMAGE FROM A MINOR CONSTRUCTION FIRE ON THE ROOF OF BUFFALO’S ALBRIGHT-KNOX ART GALLERY WEDNESDAY.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE HAVE ARRESTED A SECOND SUSPECT IN A FATAL SHOOTING THAT HAPPENED LAST MONTH.

 

AND THE RED SOX BEAT THE BLUE JAYS 7-4 IN THEIR FINAL GAME AT SAHLEN FIELD IN BUFFALO LAST NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 07/21/21

A STATE OF EMERGENCY IN NIAGARA COUNTY CONTINUES TODAY AFTER A STORM DROPPED 5.7 INCHES OF RAIN IN THE AREA.

 

A HOUSE EXPLOSION IN LACKAWANNA TUESDAY LEVELED THE BUILDING AND CLAIMED THE LIFE OF ITS OWNER.

 

FIRE INVESTIGATORS IN AMHERST ARE LOOKING FOR WHAT SPARKED A MASSIVE BLAZE ON EARHART DRIVE YESTERDAY.

 

POLICE IN NIAGARA FALLS AND BUFFALO HAVE SUSPECTS IN CUSTODY IN TWO FATAL SHOOTINGS.

 

OFFICIAL NEW YORK STATISTICS REVEAL ERIE COUNTY HAS THE WORST RATE OF GUN VIOLENCE IN THE STATE.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WERE ON SITE AT TWO ACCIDENTS AND NUMEROUS STRANDED DRIVERS TUESDAY.

 

IN LOCAL POLITICS – MARK DEVINE HAS RESIGNED AS COMMON COUNCIL PRESIDENT IN THE CITY OF LOCKPORT.

 

IN ROCHESTER – MAYOR LOVELY WARREN PLANS TO PLEAD NOT GUILTY TO CHARGES IN FEDERAL COURT TODAY.

 

AND THE BLUE JAYS HOST THE RED SOX IN THEIR FINAL GAME AT SAHLEN FIELD IN BUFFALO TONIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 07/20/21

AFTER MORE THAN A YEAR – SOME AMERICANS WILL BE ALLOWED INTO CANADA BEGINNING AUGUST 9TH.

 

BUFFALO POLICE INVESTIGATED A DRUG COMPLAINT IN 2018 AT THE HOME OF DEMOCRAT MAYORAL NOMINEE INDIA WALTON.

 

AN ARREST HAS BEEN MADE IN LAST WEEK’S DOUBLE SHOOTING ON BUFFALO’S WEST SIDE.

 

IN NIAGARA FALLS - POLICE ARE LOOKING INTO A PAIR OF SHOOTINGS AND A SEVERE BEATING.

 

A GASPORT MAN IS FACING SERIOUS PRISON TIME AFTER PLEADING GUILTY YESTERDAY IN A SEX ABUSE CASE.

 

POLITICAL DONATIONS FOR BUFFALO MAYOR BYRON BROWN HAVE TAKEN A BIG HIT SINCE HE LOST THE JUNE PRIMARY.

 

THE SUMMER CONCERT SEASON IS JUST BEGINNING AND STATE INVESTIGATORS WILL PATROL FOR UNDERAGE DRINKERS.

 

IN ROCHESTER – MAYOR LOVELY WARREN PLANS TO PLEAD NOT GUILTY TO FEDERAL DRUG-RELATED CHARGES TOMORROW.

 

AND THE RED SOX SCORED 8 IN THE FIRST INNING EN ROUTE TO A 13-4 ROUT OF THE BLUE JAYS IN BUFFALO LAST NITE.


Hometown Headlines 07/19/21

A MAN IN HIS 20’S WAS STRUCK AND KILLED BY A TRAIN ON THOMPSON STREET IN N-T EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT JUST ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT YESTERDAY.

 

IN BUFFALO - AN EARLY MORNING SHOOTING ON SUNDAY JUST BLOCKS FROM ECMC SENT A YOUNG MAN TO THE TRAUMA CENTER.

 

CHEEKTOWAGA POLICE CHIEF MICHAEL SLIWINSKI DIED SUDDENLY SATURDAY WHEN STRICKEN BY A HEART ATTACK.

 

JURY SELECTION BEGINS TODAY IN LOCKPORT IN THE STATE SUPREME COURT MURDER TRIAL OF TWO MEN.

 

A PLAN HAS BEEN RELEASED TO TEAR DOWN THE RADIOACTIVE PORTION OF THE OLD SIMONDS SAW & STEEL – IN 11 YEARS!

 

IN ROCHESTER – MAYOR LOVELY WARREN PLANS TO PLEAD NOT GUILTY TO FEDERAL CHARGES FROM A DRUG INVESTIGATION.

 

SEVEN SKYDIVERS ARE PLANNING TO PARACHUTE FROM 14,000 FEET ABOVE THE HORSESHOE FALLS TOMORROW NIGHT.

 

AND AFTER SWEEPING THE RANGERS THIS WEEKEND - THE BLUE JAYS WELCOME THE RED SOX TO BUFFALO TONIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 07/16/21

A HUGE FIRE NEAR THE GALLERIA IN CHEEKTOWAGA HAD WALDEN AVENUE CLOSED FOR SEVEN HOURS THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

 

IN BUFFALO - TWO MEN WERE SHOT AT VERMONT AND WEST ON THE CITY’S WEST SIDE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

 

TWO MORE INCIDENTS OF HOMES BEING STRUCK BY GUNFIRE WERE REPORTED IN NIAGARA FALLS EARLY WEDNESDAY.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WERE BUSY THURSDAY AT SEVEN TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS.

 

CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER MATTHEW BALD OF LOCKPORT HAS BEEN ARRESTED ON CHILD PORN CHARGES.

 

IN ERIE COUNTY – THE D-A HAS RELEASED NEW INFORMATION INVOLVING A DEADLY STABBING IN THE TOWN OF TONAWANDA.

 

CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER TRUDEAU SAID FULLY-VACCINATED AMERICANS MAY BE ALLOWED BACK IN CANADA BY MID-AUGUST.

 

THE FORMER FIRE CHIEF OF MONROE COUNTY’S WALWORTH FIRE DEPARTMENT HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM HIS POSITION.

 

AND THE BLUE JAYS ARE BACK IN BUFFALO THIS WEEKEND FOR A 3-GAME SERIES WITH THE TEXAS RANGERS.


Hometown Headlines

A TOWN OF LOCKPORT WOMAN WAS ARRAIGNED IN COUNTY COURT YESTERDAY ON ASSAULT AND GRAND LARCENY CHARGES.

ABOUT 70 CAMBRIA RESIDENTS STORMED OUT OF A FORUM ON THE “BEAR RIDGE SOLAR PROJECT” LAST NIGHT.

FIRST RESPONDERS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WERE BUSY WEDNESDAY AT SEVEN TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS.

IT’S DAY TWO OF THE GENERAL MOTORS JOB FAIR TODAY AT THE GM/LOCKPORT SITE ON UPPER MOUNTAIN ROAD.

THE NIAGARA COUNTY D-O-H GAVE ITS WEEKLY COVID UPDATE YESTERDAY AND REPORTED 25 NEW CASES OF THE VIRUS.

THE FEDERAL GOV’T IS SENDING $5M-DOLLARS TO BUFFALO ORGANIZATIONS WORKING TO “STOP THE VIOLENCE.”

BUFFALO MAYOR BROWN AND INDIA WALTON WILL DEBATE ABOUT A MONTH BEFORE THE GENERAL ELECTION IN NOVEMBER.

IN ROCHESTER – A MAN WAS KILLED LAST NIGHT WHEN A CAR STRUCK HIS DIRT BIKE ON BAY STREET.

AND THE BLUE JAYS MAY FIND OUT TOMORROW IF THEY WILL RETURN TO TORONTO FOR HOME GAMES BEGINNING JULY 30TH.


Hometown Headlines 07/14/21

TOWN OF TONAWANDA P-D IS LOOKING FOR THE KILLER WHO STABBED AN AMHERST MAN TO DEATH MONDAY NIGHT.

 

POLICE IN NIAGARA FALLS RESPONDED TO A TRIO OF GUNFIRE INCIDENTS IN THE CITY EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING.

 

BUFFALO POLICE ARE FOLLOWING UP ON A PAIR OF QUEEN CITY SHOOTINGS FROM THIS PAST WEEKEND.

 

IN ROCHESTER – A WOMAN IS FACING MULTIPLE CHARGES AFTER SLAMMING HER CAR INTO A HOUSE AND INJURING FIVE KIDS.

 

GENERAL MOTORS IS HOSTING A JOB FAIR TODAY AND TOM’R AT ITS LOCKPORT SITE ON UPPER MOUNTAIN ROAD.

 

A FIVE-MEMBER COMMISSION HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED HERE IN NIAGARA COUNTY TO RE-DRAW LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS.

 

PROGRESSIVE ORGANIZATIONS AROUND THE COUNTRY ARE SUPPORTING INDIA WALTON FOR MAYOR OF BUFFALO.

 

A SIENA COLLEGE POLL SHOWS THAT MOST NEW YORKERS BELIEVE THE WORST DAYS OF THE PANDEMIC ARE BEHIND US.

 

AND IN SPORTS – TORONTO’S “VLAD JR” WAS THE MVP OF THE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ALL-STAR GAME LAST NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 07/13/21

A JUDGE IN BUFFALO HAS REVOKED THE BAIL OF A PERSON IN CUSTODY IN THE FATAL SHOOTING OF A 3-YEAR-OLD BOY.

 

A BUFFALO FIREFIGHTER WAS INJURED MONDAY WHEN A FLOOR COLLAPSED AS HE BATTLED A BLAZE ON FRANKLIN STREET.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT SIX TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A FIRE IN NIAGARA COUNTY YESTERDAY.

 

RETIRED BUFFALO AUXILIARY BISHOP EDWARD GROSZ HAS DENIED AN ALLEGATION OF MOLESTING A TEEN IN 1990.

 

TWO MEN RECEIVED PROBATION SENTENCES IN SEPARATE CASES IN STATE SUPREME COURT YESTERDAY.

 

1160 TICKETS WERE ISSUED IN THE WESTERN NEW YORK REGION DURING THE 4TH OF JULY “DANGEROUS DRIVING” CRACKDOWN.

 

TOM CALDERONE WILL SUCCEED DON BOSWELL AS THE CEO OF BUFFALO-TORONTO PUBLIC MEDIA.

 

IN BUFFALO – “FOOD TRUCK TUESDAYS” RETURN TONIGHT AND RUN THRU THE END OF AUGUST AT LARKIN SQUARE.

 

AND IN SPORTS – MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TAKES A BREAK FOR IT’S MID-SUMMER ALL-STAR GAME TONIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 07/12/21

ONE PERSON IS DEAD – ANOTHER INJURED AND CHARGED AFTER A HEAD-ON CRASH IN LEWISTON SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT FIVE OTHER TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY SATURDAY.

 

A 3-YEAR-OLD BOY INJURED IN A RANDOM SHOOTING IN BUFFALO A WEEK AGO TODAY – DIED FRIDAY.

 

BUFFALO POLICE ARE FOLLOWING UP ON THREE OTHER WEEKEND SHOOTINGS AND A BODY FOUND IN AN EAST SIDE GARAGE.

 

MOST VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANIES IN GENESEE COUNTY WERE CALLED OUT TO A FRIDAY NIGHT FIRE NEAR BATAVIA.

 

A TOWN OF BATAVIA MAN IS BEHIND BARS ON CHARGES OF SEXUALLY ASSAULTING A CHILD.

 

A 65-YEAR-OLD WOMAN DIED AND SEVERAL OTHERS WERE INJURED IN A WEEKEND BOATING ACCIDENT ON SENECA LAKE.

 

A SOGGY SUNDAY DID NOT DAMPEN SPIRITS AT THE “TASTE OF BUFFALO” AS HUNDREDS TURNED OUT FOR ITS FINAL DAY.

 

AND IN SPORTS – MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TAKES A BREAK FOR IT’S MID-SUMMER ALL-STAR GAME TOMORROW.


Hometown Headlines 07/09/21

MORE VIOLENCE IN BUFFALO WITH A DOUBLE SHOOTING IN THE CITY’S ALLENTOWN NEIGHBORHOOD THURSDAY.

 

AS STREET SHOOTINGS INCREASE IN THE QUEEN CITY – A NEW TASK FORCE HAS BEEN CREATED TO ATTACK THE ISSUE.

 

A NIAGARA COUNTY GRAND JURY HAS ISSUED A TWO-COUNT INDICTMENT AGAINST A FALLS MAN FOR KILLING A CO-WORKER.

 

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

 

GENERAL MOTORS WILL HOST A JOB FAIR AT ITS LOCKPORT PLANT THIS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

 

CANISIUS COLLEGE PRESIDENT JOHN HURLEY ANNOUNCED HE WILL RETIRE NEXT JUNE AFTER THIS ACADEMIC YEAR.

 

POLICE IN SUBURBAN ROCHESTER HAVE ARRESTED A MAN WHO LED THEM ON A CHASE FROM IRONDEQUOIT TO WEBSTER.

 

THE TASTE OF BUFFALO, AMERICAN CRAFTSMEN AND THE PIRATE FESTIVAL ARE ALL HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND.

 

AND IN SPORTS - FANS WILL BE BACK IN THE STANDS AT U-B FOOTBALL GAMES THIS FALL.


Hometown Headlines 07/08/21

A FEMALE DRIVER WAS AIR-LIFTED TO ECMC YESTERDAY AFTER A 2-CAR CRASH IN THE TOWN OF NEWFANE.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT THREE OTHER TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY.

 

IN BUFFALO – A 25-YEAR-OLD MAN IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER HE WAS SHOT WHILE DRIVING NEAR M-L-K JR PARK.

 

QUEEN CITY COPS HAVE A SUSPECT IN CUSTODY WHO MAY HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN MONDAY’S SHOOTING OF FOUR PEOPLE.

 

20 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 WERE REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF JULY.

 

THE LOCKPORT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING WAS INTERRUPTED LAST NIGHT BY AN ANGRY CROWD DEMANDING SOME ANSWERS.

 

THE EXPANSION PROJECT AT BUFFALO’S ALBRIGHT-KNOX ART GALLERY IS A STEP CLOSER TO COMPLETION.

 

SERVICE AREAS ON THE NEW YORK STATE THRUWAY ARE GETTING A MAJOR MAKE-OVER BEGINNING IN TWO WEEKS.

 

AND LIGHTNING HAS STRUCK TWICE IN TWO YEARS AS TAMPA BAY SKATED OFF WITH THE NHL STANLEY CUP LAST NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 07/07/21

POLICE IN NIAGARA FALLS ARE INVESTIGATING THE CITY’S 10TH HOMICIDE AFTER A MAN WAS MURDERED ON SOUTH STREET.

 

IN BUFFALO – A 3-YEAR-OLD REMAINS IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER HE AND THREE OTHERS WERE SHOT MONDAY.

 

THE DRIVER INVOLVED IN A CRASH THAT KILLED TWO PEOPLE IN 2019 MAY SPEND 25 YEARS IN PRISON.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY YESTERDAY.

 

G-O-P SENATE MINORITY LEADER ROB ORTT CALLS GOV CUOMO’S GUN VIOLENCE EMERGENCY “POLITICAL GRANDSTANDING.”

 

CORONAVIRUS CASES IN ERIE COUNTY ARE ON THE RISE AGAIN AFTER FALLING FOR WEEKS.

 

CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER TRUDEAU SAYS RESTRICTIONS AT THE CANADA-U.S. BORDER WILL BEGIN TO LOOSEN UP.

 

TWO CONSUMER REPORTERS AND A VETERAN RADIO NEWS PERSON HEAD THE CLASS OF ’21 FOR THE B-B-A’S HALL OF FAME.

 

AND IN THE “BATTLE OF THE BIRDS” – THE ORIOLES BEAT THE BLUE JAYS 7-5 AT CAMDEN YARD IN BALTIMORE LAST NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 07/06/21

VIOLENCE IN BUFFALO DID NOT TAKE A HOLIDAY THIS WEEKEND AS AT LEAST TEN SHOOTINGS TOOK PLACE SINCE FRIDAY.

 

QUEEN CITY FIREFIGHTERS RESPONDED TO 21 FIREWORKS RELATED CALLS IN JUST A FEW HOURS SUNDAY.

 

NIAGARA FALLS POLICE ARE LOOKING INTO A LATE-NIGHT SHOOTING ON WESTON AVENUE ON THE 4TH OF JULY.

 

A 21-YEAR-OLD NEWFANE MAN WAS THE FIRST D-W-I ARREST OF THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND AFTER CRASHING HIS CAR IN OLCOTT

 

THE ONLY TRAFFIC ACCIDENT MONDAY WAS A TWO-CAR CRASH AT EAST AVENUE AND SPRING STREET HERE IN LOCKPORT.

 

LOCK CITY FIREFIGHTERS BEGAN THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND BY PUTTING OUT A BLAZE AT THE FORMER INFIRMARY.

 

LONG-TIME ERIE COUNTY POLITICIAN AND VIETNAM VETERAN DENNIS GORSKI DIED ON THE 4TH OF JULY AT AGE 76.

 

CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER TRUDEAU SAYS RESTRICTIONS AT THE CANADA-U.S. BORDER WILL BEGIN TO LOOSEN UP.

 

AND THE BLUE JAYS HAVE ASKED THE CANADIAN GOV’T FOR PERMISSION TO RETURN TO THE ROGERS CENTRE IN TORONTO.


Hometown Headlines 07/02/21

THE STATE OF NEW YORK WILL MAKE HOLIDAY TRAVELING EASIER BY SUSPENDING CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS THIS WKND.

 

POLICE AGENCIES ACROSS THE STATE WILL BE OUT IN FORCE RIGHT THRU MONDAY LOOKING FOR DANGEROUS DRIVERS.

 

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

 

THE NIAGARA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED 5 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 FOR THE FINAL WEEK OF JUNE.

 

NEW YORKERS WHO WERE POLLED BY SIENA COLLEGE DON’T THINK GOVERNOR CUOMO SHOULD RUN FOR RE-ELECTION.

 

THE NATIONAL GUARD SAYS A PROCEDURAL ERROR CAUSED A HELICOPTER CRASH IN JANUARY THAT KILLED 3 SOLDIERS.

 

FIVE NEW SCULPTURES WILL BE DEDICATED TOM’R AT THE LOCK TENDERS TRIBUTE MONUMENT IN DOWNTOWN LOCKPORT.

 

THE 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS IN LOCKPORT ARE BACK AT OUTWATER PARK AND WILL GO OFF SUNDAY NIGHT.

 

AND THE BLUE JAYS ARE ON A 2-GAME LOSING STREAK AS THEY WELCOME THE RAYS TO SAHLEN FIELD THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND.


Hometown Headlines 07/01/21

A HIT-&-RUN COLLISION SENT A FALLS MOTORCYCLIST TO ECMC WITH SERIOUS INJURIES LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.

 

THE VICTIM OF A FATAL CAR-PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT IN WEST SENECA TUESDAY HAS BEEN ID’D AS WILLIAM SHOTWELL JR.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT SIX TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS YESTERDAY.

 

24-YEAR-OLD CHARLES JONES OF BUFFALO WILL SPEND 50 YEARS TO LIFE IN PRISON FOR A BRUTAL DOUBLE MURDER.

 

A NIAGARA FALLS MAN PLEADED GUILTY TO HIS ROLE IN A GUNFIGHT THAT LEFT THREE BYSTANDERS WITH INJURIES.

 

IN BUFFALO – ABSENTEE BALLOTS HAVE BEEN COUNTED AND INDIA WALTON DEFEATED MAYOR BROWN BY OVER 1000 VOTES.

 

THE COMMITTEE INVESTIGATING GOVERNOR CUOMO WILL USE “SUBPOENA POWER” TO OBTAIN TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE.

 

THE NATIONAL BUFFALO WING FESTIVAL IS MOVING FROM DOWNTOWN TO ORCHARD PARK THIS SEPTEMBER.

 

AND THE THURSDAY CRUISE NIGHT RETURNS TO MAIN STREET IN AKRON BEGINNING TONIGHT.


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