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Hometown Headlines Archives for 2021-08

Hometown Headlines 08/31/21

A SECOND FATAL SHOOTING IN BUFFALO IN THE PAST TWO DAYS HAPPENED IN DELAWARE PARK LAST NIGHT.

 

THE MAN WHO WAS STRUCK AND KILLED SATURDAY NIGHT ON SLAYTON SETTLEMENT ROAD HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED.

 

POLICE IN N-T HAVE RELEASED MORE INFORMATION ON A FATAL MINIBIKE ACCIDENT THAT HAPPENED LATE FRIDAY.

 

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

 

A MIDDLEPORT MAN WAS ARRESTED AFTER AN EARLY MORNING KNIFING INCIDENT SUNDAY.

 

L-P-D CHARGED A SYRACUSE MAN WITH THREE COUNTS AFTER A CRIMINAL MISCHIEF INCIDENT LAST WEEK.

 

FOUR DOCTORS FROM UB/MD WILL HOLD A FREE ON-LINE FORUM TONIGHT TO DISCUSS “KIDS AND THE COVID CRISIS.”

 

IN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY – A 93-YEAR-OLD FREDONIA WOMAN HAS DIED FROM INJURIES SUFFERED IN A CAR CRASH A WEEK AGO.

 

AND IT’S “CUT DOWN DAY” IN THE N-F-L AS ALL TEAMS TRIM THEIR ROSTERS TO THE 53-MAN LIMIT.


Hometown Headlines 08/30/21

A THIRD HIGHWAY DEATH IN NIAGARA COUNTY IN LESS THAN A WEEK HAPPENED SATURDAY NIGHT.

 

THREE SHOOTINGS ON THE STREETS OF NIAGARA FALLS WERE REPORTED BY CITY POLICE OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

IN BUFFALO – A 27-YEAR-OLD MAN WAS GUNNED DOWN ON MONTANA AVENUE IN A “TARGETED” SHOOTING.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A FIRE SUNDAY.

 

IT WAS ANOTHER VIOLENT WEEKEND IN ROCHESTER WITH FIVE SHOOTINGS THAT INCLUDED TWO HOMICIDES.

 

A WILLIAMSVILLE NORTH STUDENT HAS DIED FROM INJURIES SHE SUFFERED WHEN STRUCK BY A CAR ON AUGUST 16TH.

 

A BUFFALO POLICE OFFICER IS BEING LABELED A “HERO” AFTER SAVING A WOMAN FROM A BURNING BUILDING.

 

IN ERIE COUNTY – TWO DEATHS AND 137 NEW CASES OF COVID WERE REPORTED BY THE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT.

 

AND THE BUFFALO BILLS BLANKED GREEN BAY 19-0 SATURDAY TO FINISH THE PRE-SEASON UNDEFEATED.


Hometown Headlines 08/27/21

A TEENAGER IS FACING A HOMICIDE CHARGE AFTER HE AND AN  ACCOMPLICE ALLEGEDLY KILLED A LOCKPORT MAN.

 

JOSHUA PAWLOWSKI OF NIAGARA FALLS IS FACING POSSIBLE LIFE IN PRISON FOR ALLEGED SEXUAL ABUSE OF TWO KIDS.

 

IN ERIE COUNTY – A FIFTH SUSPECT IS NOW IN CUSTODY IN CONNECTION WITH THE SEXUAL ASSAULT OF A TEENAGE GIRL.

 

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

 

CLASSES RESUME THIS MONDAY AT U-B AND THE UNIVERSITY IS UPDATING ITS COVID POLICIES.

 

BUFFALO MAYOR BYRON BROWN HAS REVEALED PLANS FOR $331M-DOLLARS IN FEDERAL RELIEF MONEY.

 

IN SUBURBAN ROCHESTER – GATES POLICE ARE LOOKING INTO A DOUBLE STABBING THAT SENT TWO TEENS TO THE HOSPITAL.

 

A RIBBON-CUTTING WILL TAKE PLACE TODAY AT A NEW FITNESS CENTER AT THE NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION.

 

AND BILLS’ HEAD COACH SEAN McDERMOTT IS EXPRESSING FRUSTRATION WITH PLAYERS “DISSING” COVID-19 VACCINE.


Hometown Headlines 08/26/21

TWO WOMEN WHO DIED IN SEPARATE FATAL ACCIDENTS ON RURAL NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS TUESDAY HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT FIVE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND ANOTHER GORGE RESCUE WEDNESDAY.

 

THREE COVID DEATHS IN THE PAST WEEK WERE REPORTED BY THE NIAGARA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT YESTERDAY.

 

A YOUNGSTOWN MAN IS CHARGED WITH D-U-I AND VEHICULAR MANSLAUGHTER IN A FATAL CRASH IN LEWISTON IN JUNE.

 

TRAVIS ZUKIC OF CHEEKTOWAGA IS GOING TO PRISON FOR A LONG TIME FOR THE MURDER OF A 7-11 CLERK IN MARCH 2020.

 

GOVERNOR HOCHUL IS EXPECTED TO INTRODUCE SENATOR BRIAN BENJAMIN TODAY AS HER SUCCESSOR AS LT GOVERNOR.

 

ASSEMBLY SPEAKER CARL HEASTIE SAID YESTERDAY HE HAS ABSOLUTELY NO INTEREST IN RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR.

 

IN ROCHESTER – POLICE ARE LOOKING INTO A DOUBLE SHOOTING THAT SENT TWO PEOPLE TO STRONG MEMORIAL.

 

AND A DOZEN CADETS GRADUATED YESTERDAY FROM THE NIAGARA COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY AT NCCC.


Hometown Headlines 08/25/21

TWO PEOPLE ARE DEAD IN SEPARATE FATAL ACCIDENTS ON RURAL NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS TUESDAY.

 

A PEDESTRIAN WAS KILLED MONDAY NIGHT IN NIAGARA FALLS WHEN HE STEPPED INTO TRAFFIC ON THE BOULEVARD.

 

IN BUFFALO – A WOMAN IS DEAD AND A MAN IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER A POLICE PURSUIT ENDED IN A CRASH.

 

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

 

GOVERNOR HOCHUL IS DIRECTING THE STATE D-O-H TO MAKE MASK WEARING MANDATORY IN ALL SCHOOLS.

 

IN ERIE COUNTY – COVID CASES ARE CLIMBING AS THE NUMBER OF HOSPITALIZATIONS REMAIN LOW.

 

A 20-YEAR-OLD NIAGARA FALLS MAN RECEIVED A SENTENCE OF THREE YEARS PROBATION IN A MACHETE ATTACK.

 

THE STATE D-O-T WILL BEGIN WORK THIS FALL TO “SPRUCE UP” THE NORTH ADAM STREET BRIDGE IN LOCKPORT.

 

AND SIX FLAGS DARIEN LAKE IS PREPARING FOR THE “MAGIC OF LIGHTS” HOLIDAY DISPLAY AT THE THEME PARK.


Hometown Headlines 08/24/21

HISTORY IS MADE IN NEW YORK TODAY AS BFLO’S KATHY HOCHUL IS SWORN IN AS THE STATE’S FIRST WOMAN GOVERNOR.

 

ANDREW CUOMO MADE HIS FINAL SPEECH AS GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK YESTERDAY AFTER RESIGNING OFFICE IN DISGRACE.

 

TWO WOMEN HAVE BEEN APPOINTED TO FILL IMPORTANT ROLES IN THE HOCHUL ADMINISTRATION.

 

BUFFALO HAS REPORTED ITS 51ST HOMICIDE OF 2021 AS CITY POLICE LOOK FOR THE PERSON WHO PULLED THE TRIGGER.

 

IN NIAGARA FALLS – A SECOND MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED IN THE MAY 30TH MURDER OF DEMETRIUS GRAY.

 

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

 

IN LOCAL NEWS – VANDEMARK CHEMICAL HAS A NEW C-E-O AND THE MENTAL HEALTH ASCN HAS A NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.

 

STUDENTS AND TEACHERS AT ERIE COUNTY SCHOOLS WILL BE WEARING MASKS WHEN CLASSES BEGIN IN SEPTEMBER.

 

NOT MUCH CHANGE IN THE PRICE OF GAS AT UPSTATE NEW YORK PUMPS THIS WEEK ACCORDING TO TRIPLE-A.

 

AND – IN SPORTS NEWS – NFL COMMISSIONER ROGER GOODELL IS SUPPORTING A NEW STADIUM FOR THE BUFFALO BILLS.


Hometown Headlines 08/23/21

TODAY IS ANDREW CUOMO’S LAST DAY AS GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK AS HIS RESIGNATION BECOMES OFFICIAL AT 11:59 P-M.

 

IN LOCKPORT – A WOMAN IN A WHEELCHAIR WAS STRUCK AND KILLED IN FRONT OF URBAN PARK TOWERS FRIDAY.

 

A “ROAD RAGE” INCIDENT PRECEDED A CRASH INTO A HOME ON TONAWANDA CREEK ROAD LAST NIGHT.

 

A LOCKPORT MAN IS CHARGED WITH DRUNK DRIVING AFTER CRASHING HIS CAR IN PORTER OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT AND A GORGE RESCUE SUNDAY.

 

IN BUFFALO – POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING TWO SHOOTINGS THAT INJURED FOUR PEOPLE THIS WEEKEND.

 

40-YEAR-OLD JOHN DAVIS JR OF LOCKPORT HAS BEEN CHARGED BY FEDERAL AGENTS ON DRUG AND WEAPONS COUNTS.

 

AN ALERT CITY COP IN NIAGARA FALLS CAUGHT A BURGLAR JUST MOMENTS AFTER HIS CRIME EARLY LAST FRIDAY.

 

AND – IN SPORTS - THE BILLS PREP FOR THE PACKERS AS THE BISONS COME BACK TO BUFFALO FOR A HOME STAND.


Hometown Headlines 08/20/21

CITY OF LOCKPORT “WHITE COLLAR” WORKERS WILL RECEIVE THEIR FIRST PAY RAISE IN NEARLY TEN YEARS.

 

OXY-CHEM IS CLOSING ITS NIAGARA FALLS PLANT IN A FEW MONTHS – IDLING MORE THAN 100 WORKERS.

 

ONE DEATH AND 149 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 REPORTED HERE IN NIAGARA COUNTY IN THE PAST WEEK.

 

$800,000 IN FEDERAL STIMULUS MONEY WILL BE USED TO ADDRESS THE VACCINE ISSUE IN NIAGARA FALLS.

 

RESEARCHERS IN NEW YORK HAVE FOUND THAT PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT VACCINATED ARE 11 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO GET COVID.

 

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

 

A ROCHESTER MAN IS BEHIND BARS AFTER TAKING A WRONG TURN ON THE PEACE BRIDGE LAST SATURDAY.

 

IN MONROE COUNTY – ROCHESTER POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AFTER A MAN’S BODY WAS PULLED FROM THE GENESEE RIVER.

 

AND THE BILLS PLAY THE BEARS TOM’R IN CHICAGO AND THE SABRES’ #1 DRAFT PICK WILL STAY IN SCHOOL THIS FALL.


Hometown Headlines 08/19/21

THINGS GOT A BIT HEATED AT LAST NIGHT’S COMMON COUNCIL MEETING OVER A PROPOSAL IN THE TROY HODGE CASE.

 

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

 

SAMUEL ZITO OF NIAGARA FALLS IS GOING TO FEDERAL PRISON FOR HIS ROLE IN A DRUG-SMUGGLING OPERATION.

 

IN ANOTHER FEDERAL CASE - A FORMER UNION TREASURER GOT TWO YEARS PROBATION FOR EMBEZZLING $50-GRAND!

 

STARPOINT COLLEGE BOARD EXAMS – MISSING SINCE MAY – HAVE BEEN LOCATED IN NEW JERSEY.

 

A SOLAR POWER PROJECT ON A TOWN OF LOCKPORT FARM GOT THE “GREEN LIGHT” FROM THE PLANNING BOARD THIS WEEK.

 

NAJAE LANIER HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS THE 17-YEAR-OLD GIRL WHO WAS SHOT AND KILLED IN BUFFALO MONDAY NIGHT.

 

ERIE COUNTY RESIDENTS WITH A COMPROMISED IMMUNE SYSTEM CAN NOW RECEIVE A THIRD DOSE OF VACCINE.

 

AND J-T IS COMING TO BUFFALO - THAT’S JAMES TAYLOR! AND HE’LL BE AT KEYBANK CENTER MONDAY DECEMBER 13TH.


Hometown Headlines 08/18/21

A 17-YEAR-OLD GIRL WAS SHOT AND KILLED AT A MONDAY EVENING BIRTHDAY PARTY IN BUFFALO.

 

A CHEEKTOWAGA MAN HAS BEEN ARRAIGNED IN LOCKPORT ON A 7-COUNT INDICTMENT INCLUDING RAPE AND KIDNAPPING.

 

THE NIAGARA FALLS MAN WHO STABBED ANOTHER MAN TO DEATH LAST SUMMER IS GOING TO PRISON FOR 20 YEARS.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT FIVE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS YESTERDAY – THREE IN YOUNGSTOWN.

 

IN BUFFALO - THE STEER AND LAKE EFFECT DINER HAVE BEEN CLOSED AND PUT UP FOR SALE BY THE OWNER.

 

LT GOVERNOR KATHY HOCHUL IS BACK IN THE AREA TODAY TO HOST A CAMPAIGN FUNDRAISER IN WEST SENECA.

 

IN ALBANY – THE GOVERNOR HAS FILED HIS RETIREMENT PAPERWORK WITH THE COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE.

 

MEMBERS OF THE STATE ASSEMBLY ARE REVIEWING DOCUMENTS GATHERED DURING THE CUOMO IMPEACHMENT INVESTIGATION.

 

AND FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW – THE J-P MORGAN CORPORATE CHALLENGE IN BUFFALO HAS BEEN CANCELLED.


Hometown Headlines 08/17/21

UNDER HUGE PRESSURE - ASSEMBLY SPEAKER CARL HEASTIE HAS REVERSED HIS DECISION TO SUSPEND THE CUOMO IMPEACHMENT.

 

THE STATE OF NEW YORK SAYS ALL HEALTHCARE WORKERS MUST BE VACCINATED BY SEPTEMBER 27TH.

 

AT U-B - STUDENTS WHO WANT TO TAKE CLASSES IN PERSON WILL NEED TO GET VACCINATED SOON.

 

THE DRIVER IS DEAD AND TWO PASSENGERS SERIOUSLY HURT AFTER A THRUWAY CRASH IN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY MONDAY.

 

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

 

DICAMILLO’S BAKERY IS CLOSING ITS PINE AVENUE STORE AFTER THEIR FIFTH ARMED ROBBERY IN THREE YEARS.

 

A TENTATIVE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF LOCKPORT AND ITS “WHITE COLLAR” WORKERS WILL BE VOTED ON TOM’R.

 

A GENESEE COUNTY MAN WAS ARRESTED FOR MAKING A SOCIAL MEDIA DEATH THREAT AGAINST MARK POLANCARZ.

 

AND TRIPLE-A REPORTS VERY LITTLE CHANGE IN GAS PRICES THIS WEEK AT WESTERN NEW YORK PUMPS.


Hometown Headlines 08/16/21

THE BATAVIA MAN WHO CRASHED HIS CAR INTO A HOUSE ON CHESTNUT RIDGE LATE LAST WEEK HAS DIED.

 

ALL 57 PEOPLE ABOARD A TOUR BUS BOUND FOR NIAGARA FALLS WERE INJURED WHEN IT CRASHED ON THE THRUWAY SATURDAY.

 

TWO WEEKEND SHOOTINGS IN BUFFALO AND ONE IN ORLEANS COUNTY OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A GORGE RESCUE SUNDAY.

 

LT GOVERNOR KATHY HOCHUL IS DEFENDING THE DECISION TO SUSPEND THE IMPEACHMENT OF GOVERNOR CUOMO.

 

SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER ROB ORTT STRONGLY DISAGREES AND SAYS CUOMO SHOULD BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE.

 

A FORMER O-T-B EXECUTIVE HAS FILED A MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR LAWSUIT FOR BEING UNFAIRLY FIRED.

 

BILLY JOEL WOW’ED A FULL HOUSE SATURDAY NIGHT AT HIS MAKE-UP CONCERT AT HIGHMARK STADIUM IN ORCHARD PARK.

 

AND BUFFALO BILLS’ OWNERS TERRY & KIM PEGULA SAY THEY ARE WILLING TO SHARE THE COST OF A NEW STADIUM.


Hometown Headlines 08/13/21

A BATAVIA MAN IS FIGHTING FOR HIS LIFE AFTER CRASHING HIS CAR INTO A HOUSE ON CHESTNUT RIDGE LAST NIGHT.

 

A 10-YEAR-OLD CHEEKTOWAGA BOY HAS DIED AFTER HE WAS HIT BY A CAR WEDNESDAY EVENING.

 

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

 

KATHY HOCHUL SAYS SHE WILL SEEK A FULL 4-YEAR TERM AS GOVERNOR AFTER SHE TAKES OVER FROM ANDREW CUOMO.

 

IN BUFFALO POLITICS – BYRON BROWN HAS A SURPRISING 10 POINT LEAD OVER INDIA WALTON IN A NEW POLL.

 

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 70 YEARS – BUFFALO’S POPULATION GREW WHILE NIAGARA COUNTY’S WAS DOWN SLIGHTLY.

 

OUR LADY OF VICTORY BASILICA IN LACKAWANNA CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF WORSHIP THIS MONTH.

 

POLICE IN ROCHESTER ARE INVESTIGATING A DRUG-RELATED FATAL SHOOTING FROM LAST NIGHT.

 

AND THE BUFFALO BILLS KICK OFF THEIR PRE-SEASON TONIGHT AGAINST THE LIONS IN DETROIT.


Hometown Headlines 08/12/21

LT GOVERNOR KATHY HOCHUL IS PROMISING TRANSPARENCY AND A “NON-TOXIC” ENVIRONMENT IN HER ADMINISTRATION.

 

HOCHUL’S HUSBAND WILL STAY ON AT DELAWARE NORTH WHEN HIS WIFE BECOMES NEW YORK’S FIRST WOMAN GOVERNOR.

 

WHEN ANDREW CUOMO LEAVES OFFICE - IT WILL BE WITH THE LOWEST FAVORABILITY RATING OF HIS TENURE – 28%!

 

ONE DEATH FROM COVID-19 WAS REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY ALONG WITH 150 NEW CASES AT YESTERDAY’S D-O-H REPORT.

 

AS COVID CASES IN ERIE COUNTY INCREASE – MASK MANDATES HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED FOR HIGHMARK STADIUM.

 

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

 

IN CHEEKTOWAGA – A 10-YEAR-OLD BOY IS IN SERIOUS CONDITION AFTER HE WAS HIT BY A CAR YESTERDAY.

 

FOUR PEOPLE WERE RESCUED FROM ZOAR VALLEY OVERNIGHT AFTER THEY WERE LOST WHILE KAYAKING.

 

AND CONVICTED COCAINE DEALER MALIK MATTHEWS OF BUFFALO IS GOING TO FEDERAL PRISON FOR 3½ YEARS.


Hometown Headlines 08/11/21

THE PRESSURE PROVED TO BE TOO MUCH AS GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT HE WILL RESIGN AUGUST 24TH.

 

BUFFALO’S KATHY HOCHUL WILL BECOME NEW YORK’S FIRST WOMAN GOVERNOR IN HISTORY ON THAT DAY.

 

THE MID-SUMMER HEATWAVE IN WESTERN NEW YORK CONTINUES TODAY WITH TEMPERATURES NEARING 90 AGAIN.

 

AN $18M-DOLLAR STATE GRANT WILL KEEP EASTERN NIAGARA HOSPITAL AFLOAT WHILE A NEW FACILITY IS BEING BUILT.

 

TWO JUNE GRADUATES OF PIONEER CENTRAL WERE KILLED SUNDAY WHEN THEIR CAR CRASHED IN YORKSHIRE.

 

COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS TUESDAY – BOTH HERE IN LOCKPORT.

 

FIREFIGHTERS IN THE FALLS BATTLED A BLAZE IN A VACANT HOUSE ON 13TH STREET EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING.

 

A PAIR OF LOCKPORT MEN HAVE BEEN CHARGED IN A FORGED INSPECTION STICKER SCAM.

 

AND THE BISONS BLEW OUT THE RED WINGS 11-0 IN THEIR RETURN TO SAHLEN FIELD TUESDAY NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 08/10/21

IN BARKER – THE MAYOR AND TRUSTEES QUIETLY ABOLISHED THE VILLAGE POLICE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT.

 

VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS BATTLED AN APARTMENT FIRE ON O’CONNELL ISLAND IN WILSON LAST EVENING.

 

A 53-YEAR-OLD MINNESOTA WOMAN WAS RESCUED AFTER A HIKING ACCIDENT IN THE NIAGARA GORGE SUNDAY.

 

COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS YESTERDAY – BOTH IN THE FALLS.

 

A NATURAL GAS LEAK HAS BEEN CITED AS THE CAUSE OF A JULY HOUSE EXPLOSION THE KILLED A LACKAWANNA WOMAN.

 

THE IMPEACHMENT PROCESS AGAINST GOVERNOR CUOMO IS EXPECTED TO TAKE WEEKS – NOT MONTHS.

 

IN ROCHESTER – POLICE HAVE MADE A SECOND ARREST IN A WEEKEND SHOOTING THAT LEFT A TEENAGE BOY DEAD.

 

AN INCIDENT IN BROCKPORT ENDED WHEN A MAN JUMPED FROM A STOLEN CAR JUST BEFORE IT PLUNGED INTO THE ERIE CANAL.

 

AND UPSTATE GAS PRICES CONTINUE TO INCH UPWARD OVER THE $3-DOLLAR MARK.


Hometown Headlines 08/09/21

THE BORDER BETWEEN THE U-S AND CANADA RE-OPENS TODAY AFTER BEING CLOSED TO NON-ESSENTIAL TRAFFIC.

 

IN ALBANY – THE ASSEMBLY JUDICIARY COMMITTEE MEETS TODAY ON THE IMPEACHMENT INVESTIGATION OF GOV CUOMO.

 

LT GOVERNOR KATHY HOCHUL IS SAID TO BE PREPARING FOR THE LIKLIHOOD OF THE GOVERNOR LEAVING OFFICE SOON.

 

IN BUFFALO – TWO MEN AND A WOMAN UBER DRIVER WERE INJURED IN SEPARATE SHOOTINGS SATURDAY.

 

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

 

TWO OLEAN TEENAGERS WERE KILLED IN A ONE-CAR ROLLOVER CRASH IN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY THIS WEEKEND.

 

IN ROCHESTER – CITY POLICE HAVE MADE AN ARREST IN A WEEKEND SHOOTING THAT LEFT A 16-YEAR-OLD BOY DEAD.

 

UPSTATE SCHOOLS WILL LEARN TODAY WHAT GUIDELINES WILL BE RECOMMENDED FOR THE UP-COMING ACADEMIC YEAR.

 

AND THE BUFFALO BISONS RETURN TO SAHLEN FIELD TOMORROW FOR ALL THEIR REMAINING HOME GAMES.


Hometown Headlines 08/06/21

TWO TEENAGERS ARE FACING SERIOUS PRISON TERMS AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO A FATAL SHOOTING IN LOCKPORT IN 2020

 

A NIAGARA FALLS MAN WITH A HISTORY OF DRUNK DRIVING WAS ARRESTED AGAIN THIS WEEK ON FELONY CHARGES.

 

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

 

A LOCKPORT CITY DUMP - ABANDONED FOR 70 YEARS - IS DUE FOR A $5M-DOLLAR CLEAN-UP LATER THIS MONTH.

 

THE ERIE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED 568 NEW CASES OF COVID IN THE PAST WEEK.

 

CHEEKTOWAGA INTRODUCED 45-YEAR-OLD BRIAN GOULD AS ITS NEW POLICE CHIEF EARLIER THIS WEEK.

 

IN ROCHESTER – CITY POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AFTER A BODY WAS FOUND IN A CAR PULLED FROM THE GENESEE RIVER.

 

REFUSE CREWS WILL BE PICKING UP FLOOD WASTE AND BULK ITEMS IN THE CITY OF LOCKPORT TOMORROW.

 

AND THE BUFFALO BILLS WILL HOST ANOTHER “OPEN PRACTICE” AT HIGHMARK STADIUM TOMORROW MORNING.


Hometown Headlines 08/05/21

THERE’S MORE FALLOUT FOR GOVERNOR CUOMO FOLLOWING THIS WEEK’S SCATHING REPORT OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT.

 

A NEW MARIST COLLEGE POLL SHOWS 60% OF NEW YORKERS WANT CUOMO TO DO “THE RIGHT THING” AND RESIGN.

 

THE ASSEMBLY JUDICIARY COMMITTEE WILL MEET MONDAY IN ALBANY IN THE ON-GOING IMPEACHMENT OF GOVERNOR CUOMO.

 

A LOCKPORT MAN IS FACING UP TO 30 YEARS BEHIND BARS FOR MOLESTING A BOY AND GIRL SEVERAL YEARS AGO.

 

A MAN ACCUSED OF MURDERING HIS STEPFATHER IN 2018 REFUSED A PLEA DEAL AND WILL FACE A JURY IN NOVEMBER.

 

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

 

MASK MANDATES ARE CONTINUING TO BE ANNOUNCED AS BUFFALO STATE WILL MAKE THEM MANDATORY BEGINNING MONDAY.

 

NORTH PARK JUNIOR HIGH WILL OFFICIALLY BE RE-NAMED AARON MOSSELL JUNIOR HIGH ON SEPTEMBER 2ND.

 

AND THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE SAYS THE BUFFALO BILLS WILL NOT HAVE A BLANK CHECK FROM TAXPAYERS FOR A NEW STADIUM.


Hometown Headlines 08/04/21

GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO DEFIANTLY REFUSES TO RESIGN AFTER A SCATHING REPORT SAYS HE HARASSED 11 WOMEN.

 

FROM PRESIDENT BIDEN ON DOWN – POLITICIANS AT ALL LEVELS ARE CALLING FOR CUOMO’S RESIGNATION.

 

A STATE SUPREME COURT JURY HAS CONVICTED TWO FALLS MEN IN THE MURDER OF A CITY SHOP-OWNER IN 2018.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT A TRAFFIC ACCIDENT AND A MOTORCYCLE CRASH YESTERDAY.

 

FOUR PEOPLE WERE EJECTED WHEN AN S-U-V CRASHED ON THE THRUWAY NEAR HENRIETTA TUESDAY.

 

A POLICE CHASE IN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY ENDED SUNDAY WHEN THE DRIVER FLEEING FROM COPS STRUCK A DEER.

 

TWO EAST AURORA BROTHERS ARE GOING TO JAIL FOR SIX MONTHS FOR KILLING THREE FARM ANIMALS IN 2019.

 

WESTERN NEW YORK RANKS SECOND IN THE STATE IN HIGHEST WEEKLY POSITIVITY RATE OF COVID-19.

 

AND FORMER BUFFALO SABRE MICHAEL PECA HAS BEEN HIRED BY THE ROCHESTER AMERICANS AS AN ASSISTANT COACH.


Hometown Headlines 08/03/21

A WOMAN DROWNED AND A MAN IS MISSING AFTER A SUNDAY INCIDENT ON THE CANADIAN SIDE OF THE NIAGARA RIVER.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WERE ON SITE AT A HALF DOZEN TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS MONDAY.

 

JURY DELIBERATIONS BEGIN TODAY IN THE STATE SUPREME COURT MURDER TRIAL OF TWO FALLS MEN.

 

A LOCKPORT MAN IS FACING NUMEROUS CHARGES AFTER HE BECAME VIOLENT WITH A LOCAL WOMAN.

 

GOVERNOR CUOMO WAS PUSHING FOR MASK AND VACCINATION MANDATES IN COMMENTS MADE ON MONDAY.

 

MASKS ARE BACK AT U-B – STUDENTS AND STAFF WILL BE WEARING THEM REGARDLESS OF VACCINATION STATUS.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY OFFICIALS ARE WARNING RESIDENTS OF A PHONE SCAM TO TRY TO GET PERSONAL INFORMATION.

 

AREA DRIVERS ARE ONCE AGAIN “DIGGING DEEPER” TO PAY FOR GAS AS PRICES ARE ON THE RISE – AGAIN!

 

AND THE BUFFALO BILLS ARE HERE TO STAY REGARDLESS OF ISSUES SURROUNDING A NEW STADIUM PER KATHY HOCUL.


Hometown Headlines 08/02/21

A NIAGARA FALLS WOMAN WAS ARRESTED SATURDAY NIGHT ON A “LEANDRA’S LAW” D-W-I CHARGE.

 

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

 

IN BUFFALO – A 35-YEAR-OLD KENMORE WOMAN IS RECOVERING AFTER A SERIOUS FALL AT THE CENTRAL TERMINAL.

 

BUFFALO P-D CONTINUES ITS INVESTIGATION INTO A HIT AND RUN ACCIDENT THAT LEFT A WOMAN IN CRITICAL CONDITION.

 

NEW DATA IS PAINTING A GRIM PICTURE WHEN IT COMES TO THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 IN WESTERN NEW YORK.

 

MASK MANDATES ARE RETURNING IN MANY AREAS REGARDLESS OF PEOPLE’S VACCINATION STATUS.

 

IN ORLEANS COUNTY – 73-YEAR-OLD JUDY SNYDER OF KENT DIED IN AN EARLY MORNING HOUSE FIRE SATURDAY.

 

A FATAL MOTORCYCLE CRASH IN JAMESTOWN EARLY FRIDAY TOOK THE LIFE OF THE BIKE’S DRIVER.

 

AND THE BUFFALO BILLS WANT A NEW STADIUM IN ORCHARD PARK AND THEY WANT TAXPAYERS TO FOOT THE BILL.


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