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Hometown Headlines Archives for 2021-09

Hometown Headlines 09/30/21

CATHOLIC HEALTH AND ITS WORKERS CONTINUE TO WORK ON HASHING OUT A DEAL IN ORDER TO PREVENT A STRIKE FROM HAPPENING FRIDAY. 

 

NIAGARA FALLS MAYOR ROBERT RESTAINO AND CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS ARE MAKING IT KNOWN THAT THEY ARE NOT IN FAVOR OF A POTENTIAL REDISTRICING PLAN. 

 

FALLS POLICE SAY THAT DRUGS WERE SEIZED FROM A RESIDENCE ON 21ST STREET EARLIER THIS WEEK.

 

THE NIAGARA COUNTY SHERIFFS’ OFFICE CONTINUES TO INVESTIGATE A CRASH THAT HAPPENED IN PORTER YESTERDAY MORNING. 

 

GOVERNOR HOCHUL'S OFFICE TELLS THE BUFFALO NEWS ITS SEEKING HELP FROM TWO LOS ANGELES FIRMS TO HELP WITH NEGOTIATIONS FOR A NEW BUFFALO BILLS STADIUM.

 

STARTING TOMORROW, NIAGARA COUNTY WILL BEGIN ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FROM PEOPLE WHO WANT TO ENROLL IN THE HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.

 

THE BROTHER OF A WOMAN WHO HAS BEEN MISSING FOR 45 YEARS IS HOLDING OUT HOPE THAT REMAINS FOUND LAST WEEKEND IN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY MAY BE HIS SISTER. 

 

THE SABRES ARE ON THE ROAD AGAIN TONIGHT AS THEY LOOK TO BUILD MOMENTUM FROM THEIR FIRST PRESEASON WIN.

Hometown Headlines 09/29/21

A STRIKE BY CATHOLIC HEALTH WORKERS IS LOOKNG MORE LIKELY AS LABOR NEGOTIATIONS CONTINUE.   CATHOLIC HEALTH SAYS THEY ARE ALREADY PREPARING FOR POSSIBLE STAFF SHORTAGES.

 

TWO NIAGARA COUNTY MEN ARE BEING CONVICTED FOR FORCING ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS TO WORK IN THEIR RESTAURANT AND CAUSING BODILY HARM.   

 

GOVERNOR HOCHUL SAYS PROGRESS IS BEING MADE TOWARDS GETTING MORE HEALTH CARE WORKERS VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19.

 

FLORIDA GOVERNOR RON DESANTIS VISITED WESTERN NEW YORK LAST NIGHT TO ATTEND A LOCAL FUND RAISER.

 

MIDDLEPORT AGRICULTURAL COMPANY FMC IS LOOKING FOR WORKERS AND IS OFFERING A 1500 DOLLAR SIGN ON BONUS.                              

                                                                                                                                                    

A HOLD IN PLACE WAS ISSUED AT FRONTIER MIDDLE SCHOOL IN HAMBURG YESTERDAY DUE TO WHATS BEING CALLED AN ISOLATED INCIDENT. 

 

A TEENAGER REMAINS IN SERIOUS CONDITION AFTER BEING SHOT IN BUFFALO.

 

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE LOOKING INTO THE DISCOVERY OF A SECOND SET OF HUMAN REMAINS IN THE TOWN OR PORTLAND.

 

AND - THE BUFFALO SABRES RALLIED LATE ON THE ROAD TO PICK UP THEIR FIRST VICTORY OF THE PRESEASON.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Hometown Headlines 9/28/21

LOCKPORT HIGH SCHOOL WILL BE BACK OPEN TODAY AFTER AN INVESTIGATION INTO A THREATENING MESSAGE SHOWED THE SAFETY OF STUDENTS ISN'T AT RISK.

 

ALSO YESTERDAY, EMMET BELKNAP INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL WAS SHUT DOWN FOLLOWING A REPORT OF A SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE IN THE PARKING LOT. NO CREDIBLE THREATS WERE FOUND. 

 

THE STATE’S COVID-19 VACCINE MANDATE FOR HEALTH WORKERS IS ALREADY IMPACT STAFFING LEVELS AT AREA HOSPITALS.  ECMC SAYS 5% OF THEIR STAFF IS NOW ON UNPAID LEAVE ALONG WITH 20% OF ITS NURSING HOME STAFF. 

 

THE TRIAL IN THE CASE OF THE 1993 NORTH TONAWANDA MURDER OF MARY STEINGASSER WILL BE BROUGHT TO COURT AGAIN BY THE END OF OCTOBER; THIS TIME IN FRONT OF A NEW JUDGE. 

 

NATIONAL GRID CUSTOMERS COULD SEE THEIR UTILITY BILLS GO UP IN THE NEAR FUTURE.  AS PART OF A THREE-YEAR DEAL, RATES COULD BEGIN TO CREEP UP AS SOON AS JANUARY 1ST

 

A POPULAR NORTH TONAWANDA HALLOWEEN ATRACTION WILL BE OPEN AGAIN THIS YEAR.  KYLE AND ALISHA KING OF WNY PROPERTY KINGS WILL ONCE AGAIN HOST THE HAUNTED HOUSE AT 870 LEE AVENUE IN NORTH TONAWANDA BEGINNING FRIDAY. 

 

BILLS QB JOSH ALLEN IS BEING NOMINATED FOR THE FEDEX AIR NFL PLAYER OF THE WEEK AWARD.

Hometown Headlines 09/27/21

A REQUIREMENT THAT HEALTH CARE WORKERS STATEWIDE BE VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19 WILL BE IN EFFECT TODAY AND GOVERNOR HOCHUL SAYS SHE HAS A PLAN TO EASE STAFFING SHORTAGES THE MANDATE MAY CAUSE.

 

MEANWHILE OFFICIALS WITH CATHOLIC HEALTH SAY STARTING TODAY, SOME ELECTIVE SURGERIES ARE GOING TO BE POSTPONED DUE TO THE UNCERTAINTY OVER WHETHER THERE WILL BE ENOUGH STAFF AVAILABLE.

 

ORGANIZERS WITH THE WORLDS LARGEST DISCO SAY THAT VACCINATIONS WILL BE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THIS YEAR’S EVENT. 

 

FIRST RESPONDERS WERE CALLED TO THE SCENE OF AT LEAST TWO ACCIDENTS ON AREA ROADWAYS SUNDAY.

 

THE POWERBALL JACKPOT REMAINS UNCLAIMED AND HAS RISEN TO AT LEAST 545-MILLION-DOLLARS AHEAD OF TONIGHT'S DRAWING.

 

BUFFALO POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A PAIR OF WEEKEND SHOOTINGS THAT SENT TWO PEOPLE TO THE HOSPITAL.

 

THE COST OF GAS IS STILL HOLDING STEADY ACROSS WESTERN NEW YORK. ACCORDING TO TRIPLE A, THE AVERAGE COST FOR A GALLON OF REGULAR IS THREE-28.

 

THE BUFFALO BILLS ARE ON A TWO-GAME WINNING STREAK FOLLOWING A BLOWOUT VICTORY - THE BILLS CRUSHED THE WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM 43 TO 21 AT HIGHMARK STADIUM.

Hometown Headlines 09/24/21

THE TWO MEN KILLED WEDNESDAY WHEN A TRACTOR TRAILER AND CAR COLLIDED ON ROUTE 77 WERE BOTH FROM LOCKPORT.

 

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

 

WESTERN REGIONAL O-T-B NEEDS TO “CLEAN UP ITS ACT” ACCORDING TO STATE COMPTROLLER TOM DiNAPOLI.

 

NEW YORK STATE D-O-H COVID GUIDANCE WILL BE ADOPTED BY ERIE COUNTY SCHOOLS NEXT WEEK.

 

WESTERN NEW YORK HAS THE SECOND LOWEST VACCINATION RATE AMONG NURSING HOME STAFF OF ANY REGION IN THE STATE.

 

A BUFFALO MAN IS FACING FEDERAL DRUG CHARGES AFTER HIS KENMORE AVENUE HOME WAS SEARCHED THIS WEEK.

 

CRIME STOPPERS BUFFALO IS OFFERING A REWARD UP TO $7500 FOR INFORMATION IN A MAY SHOOTING DEATH.

 

IN ROCHESTER – A CITY COP IS FACING DEPARTMENTAL CHARGES AFTER A HIGHLY-PUBLICIZED INCIDENT IN 2020.

 

AND THE BUFFALO BISONS RALLIED FOR A 5-4 WIN LAST NIGHT TO EVEN THEIR PLAYOFF SERIES WITH LEHIGH VALLEY.

Hometown Headlines 09/23/21

TWO PEOPLE WERE KILLED WEDNESDAY WHEN A TRACTOR TRAILER T-BONED A CAR ON ROUTE 77 IN GENESEE COUNTY.

 

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

 

12 PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED IN MULTIPLE RAIDS BY LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL POLICE IN THE FALLS THIS WEEK.

 

SERIAL EMBEZZLER MELISSA WENDT OF CAMBRIA IS GOING BACK TO PRISON AFTER STEALING ALMOST $200-GRAND.

 

A ROCHESTER TEEN HAS ACCEPTED A PLEA DEAL LINKED TO A CRASH IN JUNE THAT INJURED A BUFFALO POLICE OFFICER.

 

TWO MORE NIAGARA COUNTY RESIDENTS HAVE DIED FROM COVID AS THE HEALTH DEPT REVEALED 380 NEW CASES YESTERDAY.

 

AKRON HIGH SCHOOL WILL SWITCH TO REMOTE LEARNING NEXT WEEK AFTER A SPIKE IN COVID CASES.

 

EMMY AWARD-WINNING ACTOR KELSEY GRAMMER IS IN BUFFALO TODAY TO PROMOTE HIS NEW CATSKILL CRAFT BEER.

 

AND DEFENSEMAN RASMUS DAHLIN HAS SIGNED A NEW 3-YEAR, $6M-DOLLAR CONTRACT WITH THE BUFFALO SABRES.

Hometown Headlines 09/22/21

INFORMATION HAS BEEN RELEASED ON A WEEKEND KIDNAPPING AND CHASE IN ORLEANS COUNTY THAT ENDED IN LOCKPORT.

 

STATE POLICE HAVE NAMED THE VICTIM WHO WAS STRUCK AND KILLED ON I-190 IN TONAWANDA OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

A SECOND SUSPECT IN THE MARCH MURDER OF A LOCKPORT MAN WAS IN COURT TUESDAY AFTER HE WAS CAUGHT IN GEORGIA.

 

A FALLS MAN - AWAITING TRIAL FOR MURDER – IS ALREADY ON HIS WAY TO PRISON ON RELATED CHARGES.

 

GARY PENCILLE OF GASPORT WILL SPEND THE NEXT 12 YEARS IN STATE PRISON FOR SEXUALLY ABUSING A YOUNG GIRL.

 

ALL HEALTHCARE WORKERS IN NEW YORK MUST BE VACCINATED BY THIS MONDAY UNLESS THEY HAVE A RELIGIOUS EXEMPTION.

 

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

 

A MOTORCYCLE CRASH NEAR SILVER CREEK SENT THE DRIVER TO ECMC WITH SERIOUS INJURIES MONDAY NIGHT.

 

AND THE BUFFALO BILLS AND WEGMANS ARE TEAMING UP THIS WEEK TO HELP FEED THE HUNGRY IN WESTERN NEW YORK.

Hometown Headlines 09/21/21

A WEEKEND KIDNAPPING IN ORLEANS COUNTY WAS FOLLOWED BY A HIGH-SPEED COP CHASE THAT ENDED IN LOCKPORT.

 

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

 

OVER 760 BUFFALO BILLS FANS TURNED IN THEIR SEASON TICKETS DUE TO VACCINATION MANDATES AT THE STADIUM.

 

U-B IS NOW AMONG THE PROMINENT WESTERN NEW YORK VENUES REQUIRING PROOF OF VACCINATION AT EVENTS.

 

A FEDERAL LAWSUIT HAS BEEN FILED TO CHALLENGE MASK MANDATES IN NEW YORK STATE SCHOOLS AND ON BUSES.

 

THE LAND BORDER BETWEEN THE U-S AND CANADA WILL REMAIN CLOSED TO OUR NORTHERN NEIGHBORS FOR ANOTHER MONTH.

 

A QUEEN CITY TEEN PLEADED GUILTY TO THREE FELONIES IN WHICH SIX BUFFALO COPS WERE INJURED THIS PAST JUNE.

 

SALAMANCA STUDENTS ARE BACK IN THE CLASSROOM TODAY AFTER SCHOOLS WERE SHUT DOWN MONDAY OVER A THREAT.

 

AND THE BUFFALO BILLS AND WEGMANS ARE TEAMING UP TO HELP FEED THE HUNGRY IN WESTERN NEW YORK.

Hometown Headlines 09/20/21

IN BUFFALO – A WOMAN IS RECOVERING AFTER SHE WAS STABBED IN THE EYE DURING A DOMESTIC DISPUTE SUNDAY.

 

QUEEN CITY COPS ARE INVESTGATING A DOUBLE SHOOTING THAT SENT TWO MEN IN THEIR 20’S TO ECMC.

 

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

 

THERE WAS A MILLION-DOLLAR FIRE IN A HOME ON THOMPSON ROAD IN CLARENCE CENTER OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

BUFFALO P-D AND THE “VIPER” TASK FORCE MADE SIX ARRESTS AND SEIZED 21 ILLEGAL GUNS IN RAIDS LAST WEEK.

 

A BUFFALO WOMAN WAS ARRESTED FOR D-W-I AFTER ALMOST PLUNGING HER CAR INTO THE ERIE CANAL SUNDAY.

 

GOVERNOR HOCHUL HAS A PLAN TO DEAL WITH THE STATEWIDE SHORTAGE OF SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS.

 

THE POWERBALL AND MEGA MILLIONS LOTTERY JACKPOTS ARE APPROACHING A BILLION DOLLARS COMBINED.

 

AND THE BUFFALO BILLS BLEW OUT THE DOLPHINS IN MIAMI 35-0 TO EVEN THEIR RECORD AT 1-1.

Hometown Headlines 09/17/21

DEVELOPERS OF A LOFT CONVERSION AT THE FORMER HARRISON PLANT DOWNTOWN WILL GET TAX INCENTIVES FROM THE CITY.

 

THE COMMON COUNCIL ON WEDNESDAY OK’D FUNDS FOR NEW EQUIPMENT TO KEEP CITY POLICE DISPATCHING IN-HOUSE.

 

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

 

IN BUFFALO – TWO PEOPLE WERE RESCUED FROM THE TOP OF A WATERFRONT GRAIN ELEVATOR LATE WEDNESDAY.

 

NO INJURIES REPORTED IN AN EARLY EVENING BLAZE ON BUFFALO’S EAST SIDE THURSDAY.

 

IT LOOKS LIKE MAYOR BYRON BROWN’S NAME WILL NOT BE ON THE BALLOT IN THE NOVEMBER GENERAL ELECTION.

 

HUNDREDS OF AFGHAN REFUGEES WILL BE RE-SETTLED IN NEW YORK STATE – INCLUDING 335 IN THE BUFFALO AREA.

 

MASKS AND PROOF OF VACCINATION AGAINST COVID WILL SOON BE REQUIRED FOR PATRONS OF SHEA’S IN BUFFALO.

 

AND THE BUFFALO SABRES WILL PLAY THE MAPLE LEAFS IN AN OUTDOOR GAME AT HAMILTON NEXT MARCH.

Hometown Headlines 09/16/21

COVID-19 CONTINUES ITS RAPID SPREAD ACROSS NIAGARA AND ERIE COUNTIES WITH NO SIGNS OF SLOWING DOWN.

 

GOVERNOR KATHY HOCHUL WANTS KIDS OVER THE AGE OF TWO TO WEAR MASKS AT DAY CARE CENTERS.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WERE ON SITE AT FIVE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS WEDNESDAY – TWO IN N-T.

 

A NIAGARA FALLS WOMAN IS GOING TO PRISON FOR CAUSING A FATAL CAR CRASH WHILE HIGH ON DRUGS IN APRIL 2020.

 

IN BUFFALO – CHRISTOPHER TAYLOR HAS BEEN INDICTED ON CHARGES OF KIDNAPPING A WOMAN IN AUGUST.

 

A $5000-DOLLAR REWARD IS BEING OFFERED BY “CRIME STOPPERS” IN THE SHOOTING OF A BUFFALO TEEN.

 

IN ROCHESTER – A WAYNE COUNTY ASSAULT SUSPECT IS DEAD AFTER AN ENCOUNTER WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT WEDNESDAY.

 

CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION RECEIVED A LARGE CASH AWARD FROM HIGHMARK BC/BS FOR ITS “VEGGIE VAN” PROGRAM.

 

AND BUFFALO BILLS BLOCK PARTIES FOR SELECT “AWAY” GAMES RETURN TO CHIPPEWA STREET THIS SUNDAY.

Hometown Headlines 09/15/21

A BUFFALO MAN WAS ARRESTED ON ROBBERY CHARGES AFTER A POLICE SEARCH TUESDAY IN NORTH TONAWANDA.

 

STATE POLICE ARRESTED TWO MEN FOLLOWING A “SHOTS FIRED” INCIDENT ON I-190 IN BUFFALO OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

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

 

PROOF OF VACCINATION AGAINST COVID-19 MUST BE PROVEN FOR ALL EVENTS AT HIGHMARK STADIUM AND KEYBANK CENTER.

 

A FEDERAL JUDGE HAS RULED AGAINST NEW YORK’S MANDATE THAT ALL HEALTHCARE WORKERS BE VACCINATED.

 

RYAN SUITOR OF YOUNGSTOWN HAS RECEIVED THE STATE’S HIGHEST HONOR FOR SAVING THE LIFE OF A TODDLER IN APRIL.

 

A WORKPLACE ACCIDENT IN BATAVIA CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A MAN YESTERDAY AT WESTERN NEW YORK CONCRETE.

 

A PRINCIPAL IN THE HILTON SCHOOL DISTRICT - ACCUSED OF SEXUAL ABUSE - HAS RESIGNED.

 

AND A NEW SIENA COLLEGE POLL SHOWS THAT MOST NEW YORKERS HAVE A FAVORABLE OPINION OF NEW GOVERNOR KATHY HOCHUL.

Hometown Headlines 09/14/21

A MOTORCYCLIST WAS KILLED WHEN HIS BIKE COLLIDED WITH A PICKUP ON MARKET STREET IN LOCKPORT SATURDAY NIGHT.

 

A SMALL AIRPLANE CRASHED IN A CORN FIELD ON COOMER ROAD IN NEWFANE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON – NO SERIOUS INJURIES.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WERE ON SITE AT TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON THE BOULEVARD MONDAY.

 

A NIAGARA FALLS MOTHER WILL SPEND THE NEXT 15 YEARS IN PRISON FOR THE 2020 BEATING DEATH OF HER TODDLER SON.

 

MICHAEL BLACKBURN OF THE FALLS WAS SENTENCED TO UP TO SIX YEARS IN PRISON FOR A FATAL HIT-AND-RUN LAST YEAR.

 

A PAIR OF NIAGARA FALLS TEENS WILL BE SENTENCED IN NOVEMBER FOR IGNITING A FIRE IN WHICH A MAN DIED.

 

EIGHT VENDORS AT HIGHMARK STADIUM WERE CITED BY ERIE COUNTY FOR VIOLATING HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS.

 

IN ROCHESTER – TWO MEN WERE HOSPITALIZED AFTER A PAIR OF SEPARATE SHOOTINGS IN CITY.

 

AND THE S-B-A HAS OPENED AN OFFICE IN LOCKPORT TO ASSIST THOSE WHO SUFFERED LOSSES IN JULY FLOODING.

Hometown Headlines 09/13/21

MORE GUNFIRE IN BUFFALO SENT THREE PEOPLE TO ECMC AFTER TWO SEPARATE SUNDAY MORNING SHOOTINGS.

 

THREE PEOPLE WERE KILLED IN TWO MOTORCYCLE CRASHES ON SATURDAY – IN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY AND IN ROCHESTER.

 

A WHEATFIELD WOMAN IS FACING A “LEANDRA’S LAW” D-W-I CHARGE AFTER A TRAFFIC STOP IN SANBORN.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WERE ON SITE AT SEVERAL TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A GORGE RESCUE THIS WKND.

 

ON FRIDAY – SIX WILSON HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ESCAPED SERIOUS INJURY IN A DISTRACTED DRIVING CRASH.

 

IN NIAGARA FALLS – 21 STUDENTS WILL HAVE HEARINGS THIS WEEK AFTER FIGHTS DISRUPTED THE FIRST WEEK OF SCHOOL.

 

THE STATE TROOPER INJURED IN A BUFFALO PROTEST LAST YEAR IS SUING A CAR DRIVER AND THE CITY POLICE.

 

THE LAST MONDAY NIGHT CRUISE OF THE 2021 SEASON WILL TAKE PLACE AT LOCKPORT’S IDA FRITZ PARK THIS EVENING.

 

AND THE BILLS WERE COMPLETELY OUT-PLAYED BY PITTSBURGH IN THE SECOND HALF OF SUNDAY’S 23-16 HOME LOSS.

Hometown Headlines 09/10/21

ANOTHER RASH OF TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY THURSDAY AS EIGHT CRASHES HAVE BEEN REPORTED.

 

GUN VIOLENCE AND DEATH THAT HAS GRIPPED THE CITY OF BUFFALO MAY BE SUBSIDING ACCORDING TO NEW DATA.

 

ALL FOUR OF THE BUFFALO MAYORAL CANDIDATES DEBATED BEFORE A CAPACITY CROWD LAST NIGHT.

 

IN ALBANY – FORMER STATE SENATOR BRIAN BENJAMIN HAS BEEN SWORN IN AS NEW YORK’S NEW LT GOVERNOR.

 

EMPLOYEES AT SOUTH BUFFALO MERCY HOSPITAL HAVE BEEN AUTHORIZED TO GO ON–STRIKE.

 

A RAPIDS MAN HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH VANDALISM AFTER HE WAS “CAUGHT ON CAMERA” DAMAGING A WOMAN’S CAR.

 

IN ROCHESTER – THREE PEOPLE ARE IN CUSTODY AFTER A POLICE CHASE THROUGH THE CITY THURSDAY.

 

THE 63RD ANNUAL LEWISTON PEACH FESTIVAL KICKED OFF YESTERDAY AND CONTINUES THROUGH SUNDAY.

 

AND THE BISONS EXTENDED THEIR WINNING STREAK TO A FRANCHISE-RECORD ELEVEN GAMES WITH A 6-4 VICTORY.

Hometown Headlines 09/09/21

THE SEARCH FOR TWO MEN MISSING IN THE NIAGARA RIVER HAS BECOME A RECOVERY MISSION IN BUFFALO.

 

295 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN NIAGARA COUNTY HAS PUSHED THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ACTIVE INFECTIONS TO 313.

 

GOVERNOR HOCHUL HAS INTRODUCED HER “VAX TO SCHOOL” CAMAPIGN TO ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO GET THEIR SHOTS.

 

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

 

THE “ON AGAIN–OFF AGAIN” BATTLE FOR BUFFALO MAYOR BYRON BROWN TO BE ON THE NOVEMBER BALLOT IS “OFF AGAIN!”

 

ALL FOUR OF THE BUFFALO MAYORAL CANDIDATES WILL DEBATE TONIGHT AT THE MERRIWEATHER LIBRARY.

 

WEGMANS FOOD MARKETS HAS ANNOUNCED IT WILL OPEN THREE NEW STORES ALONG THE EAST COAST NEXT YEAR.

 

“SPLASH WORLD” AT THE FORMER FANTASY ISLAND WILL REMAIN OPEN EVERY WEEKEND IN SEPTEMBER – WEATHER PERMITTING.

 

AND THE BISONS EXTENDED THEIR WINNING STREAK TO TEN GAMES WITH AN 8-4 VICTORY OVER SYRACUSE LAST NIGHT.

Hometown Headlines 09/08/21

TWO LOCKPORT PEOPLE ARE RECOVERING FROM GUNSHOT WOUNDS AFTER SEPARATE SHOOTINGS IN BUFFALO LABOR DAY WEEKEND.

 

A PAIR OF MEN REMAIN MISSING AFTER THEIR VAN CRASHED INTO THE NIAGARA RIVER IN BUFFALO TUESDAY MORNING.

 

KEE-ON PERRY OF NIAGARA FALLS IS FACING 3 FELONIES AFTER A LABOR DAY CRASH THAT INJURED THREE PEOPLE.

 

THE DRIVER INVOLVED IN A 2019 CRASH IN BUFFALO THAT KILLED TWO PEOPLE WAS SENTENCED TO PRISON YESTERDAY.

 

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

 

A TOWN OF TONAWANDA WOMAN WAS ARRAIGNED ON MURDER CHARGES TUESDAY IN THE DEATH OF HER NEWBORN LAST YEAR.

 

THE ERIE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS IS APPEALING A RULING TO PUT MAYOR BROWN’S NAME ON THE NOVEMBER BALLOT

 

IN ROCHESTER – A MAN IS RECOVERING AFTER HE WAS SHOT AT JAY AND SAXTON IN THE CITY LAST NIGHT.

 

AND THE BISONS EXTENDED THEIR WINNING STREAK TO NINE GAMES WITH A 3-0 SHUTOUT OF SYRACUSE LAST NIGHT.

Hometown Headlines 09/07/21

FOUR SHOOTING VICTIMS WERE TREATED AT BUFFALO’S ECMC OVER LABOR DAY WEEKEND – INCLUDING A LOCKPORT WOMAN.

 

IN AMHERST – TOWN POLICE ARRESTED 23-YEAR-OLD RALIK BARKSDALE TWICE OVER THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS MONDAY – TWO OF THEM IN LOCKPORT.

 

A 2018 DRUG BUST WILL LAND ROBERT JONES OF LOCKPORT IN PRISON FOR UP TO 20 YEARS.

 

20-YEAR-OLD KEE-OH-SHIA JAMES OF NIAGARA FALLS IS FACING JAIL TIME FOR A FATAL HIT-AND-RUN IN 2019.

 

BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS AT NIAGARA COUNTY D-M-V OFFICES ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY BEGINNING THIS WEEK.

 

IN ROCHESTER – THE CITY RECORDED ITS 53RD HOMICIDE OF 2021 WITH THE SHOOTING DEATH OF A MAN SUNDAY.

 

IT’S BACK TO SCHOOL FOR KIDS ACROSS NEW YORK AND STATE POLICE REMIND DRIVERS TO USE CAUTION ON THE ROADS.

 

AND THE BISONS RETURN TO SAHLEN FIELD TONIGHT IN FIRST PLACE AND ON AN 8-GAME WIN STREAK.

Hometown Headlines 09/03/21

IT’S REPORTED THAT MULTIPLE PEOPLE WERE INJURED IN A SHOOTING AT WELCH AND 19TH IN THE FALLS LAST NIGHT.

 

NIAGARA FALLS P-D IS LOOKING TO MAKE AN ARREST IN THE FATAL SHOOTING WEDNESDAY NIGHT ON WALNUT AVENUE.

 

L-P-D DETECTIVES ARE INVESTIGATING THE “UNATTENDED DEATH” OF A MAN WHOSE BODY WAS DISCOVERED THIS WEEK.

 

THE NAMES OF THE PEDESTRIAN AND DRIVER INVOLVED IN A FATAL ACCIDENT IN LOCKPORT LAST MONTH ARE RELEASED.

 

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

 

GENERAL MOTORS HAS ANNOUNCED THE TEMPORARY LAYOFF OF HUNDREDS OF EMPLOYEES AT ITS TOWN OF TONAWANDA PLANT.

 

THE NUMBER OF RESIDENTS TESTING POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 IN ERIE COUNTY INCREASED BY ALMOST 1200 LAST WEEK.

 

THE LABOR DAY WEEKEND IS HERE AND WITH IT - THE NATIONAL BUFFALO WING FESTIVAL SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

 

AND THE U-B BULLS WALLOPED WAGNER 69-7 IN THEIR 2021 SEASON OPENER LAST NIGHT AT U-B STADIUM.

Hometown Headlines 09/02/21

TWO BUFFALO PEOPLE HAVE BEEN CHARGED IN THE FATAL 4TH OF JULY SHOOTING THE TOOK THE LIFE OF A 3-YEAR-OLD.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT FIVE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A FIRE IN N-T WEDNESDAY.

 

TWO MORE COVID DEATHS AND 271 NEW CASES OF THE VIRUS WERE REPORTED IN THE COUNTY YESTERDAY.

 

THE DEMOCRAT-CONTROLLED STATE LEGISLATURE YESTERDAY PASSED AN EXTENSION OF THE “EVICTION MORATORIUM.”

 

TWO NIAGARA COUNTY MEN PLEADED GUILTY YESTERDAY IN SEPARATE CASES TO SEXUALLY ABUSING YOUNG GIRLS.

 

FIVE NIAGARA AREA FIRE COMPANIES WILL SHARE IN $11.4M IN FEMA FUNDING.

 

ANOTHER HONOR FOR WEGMANS FOOD MARKETS AS THEY TOP THE LIST OF PEOPLE MAGAZINE’S “COMPANIES THAT CARE.”

 

HERE IN LOCKPORT – NORTH PARK WILL “OFFICIALLY” BE RENAMED AARON MOSSELL JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL THIS EVENING.

 

AND THE U-B BULLS FOOTBALL TEAM KICKS OFF ITS 2021 SEASON WHEN THEY HOST WAGNER TONIGHT AT 7.

Hometown Headlines 09/01/21

NIAGARA COUNTY HAS ANNOUNCED “MASK MANDATES” FOR ALL COUNTY BUILDINGS EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY.

 

GOV HOCHUL HAS ALLOCATED $65M TO HEALTH DEPARTMENTS ACROSS NEW YORK TO HELP WITH COVID BOOSTER SHOTS.

 

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

 

POLICE IN BUFFALO HAVE RELEASED THE NAMES OF THE CITY’S TWO MOST RECENT HOMICIDE VICTIMS.

 

A QUEEN CITY MAN IS GOING TO PRISON AFTER RACKING UP $150,000 IN FRAUDULENT MERCHANDISE RETURNS.

 

ROCHESTER P-D CONTINUES ITS INVESTIGATION INTO THE CITY’S 49TH HOMICIDE OF 2021.

 

IN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY – A SHERMAN MAN IS NOW LOCKED UP AFTER TROOPERS ARRESTED HIM TWICE OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

LAWMAKERS ARE BACK IN ALBANY TODAY TO EXTEND THE STATE’S MISMANAGED “EVICTION MORATORIUM.”

 

AND THE OWNERS OF THE BUFFALO BILLS HAVE SUBMITTED THEIR PLAN FOR A NEW STADIUM FOR THE TEAM.

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