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Hometown Headlines Archives for 2023-05

WEDNESDAY 05/31/2023

QUICK WORK BY DEPUTY SEAN FUREY YESTERDAY AS HE LED THREE PEOPLE AND A DOG TO SAFETY AT A CAMBRIA HOUSE FIRE.

 

IN BUFFALO - EIGHT PEOPLE WERE DISPLACED BY A FIRE IN AN ENGLEWOOD AVENUE APARTMENT BUILDING TUESDAY.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY YESTERDAY - TWO OF THEM IN LOCKPORT.

 

A TEENAGER IS FACING MULTIPLE CHARGES AFTER A STOLEN CAR INCIDENT IN THE TOWN OF TONAWANDA MONDAY.

 

NIAGARA FALLS COPS EXPECT TO MAKE ARRESTS SOON AFTER A VICIOUS ATTACK AT A TIM HORTON’S SUNDAY.

 

BUFFALO P-D IS INVESTIGATING A WEST SIDE SHOOTING THAT SENT A 36-YEAR-OLD MAN TO ECMC IN CRITICAL CONDITION.

 

GUNFIRE IN ROCHESTER LAST NIGHT PUT A 27-YEAR-OLD MAN IN THE CRITICAL CARE UNIT AT STRONG MEMORIAL.

 

THE TWO PEOPLE KILLED IN THE CRASH OF A PRIVATE PLANE IN ORLEANS COUNTY SUNDAY HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED.

 

AND – FORMER BUFFALO SABRES SAM REINHART AND JACK EICHEL WILL FACE EACH OTHER IN THE NHL’S STANLEY CUP FINALS.

TUESDAY 05/30/2023

A 20-YEAR-OLD MOTORCYCLIST WAS KILLED FRIDAY AFTERNOON WHEN HE CRASHED HIS BIKE ON I-990 IN AMHERST.

 

A CAR FIRE IN BUFFALO SUNDAY SPARKED A 3-ALARM BLAZE THAT DAMAGED TWO HOMES AND INJURED THREE FIREFIGHTERS.

 

TWO VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANIES RESPONDED TO A GARAGE FIRE EARLY THIS MORNING ON BAER ROAD IN CAMBRIA.

 

IN ORLEANS COUNTY - A PILOT AND PASSENGER DIED WHEN A SMALL PLANE CRASHED IN THE TOWN OF RIDGEWAY SUNDAY.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING TWO FATAL SHOOTINGS THAT HAPPENED EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING.

 

CARL WILSON JR OF BUFFALO IS GOING TO FEDERAL PRISON AFTER HE WAS CONVICTED OF A 2019 ARMED ROBBERY.

 

THE RELIGIOUS ORDER THAT FOUNDED AND OVERSEES BUFFALO’S NARDIN ACADEMY HAS DISMISSED THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES.

 

WITH SUMMER DRIVING SEASON HERE - THE PRICE OF GAS AT MOST AREA PUMPS IS UP.

 

AND – THE BUFFALO BANDITS WILL HOST COLORADO SATURDAY FOR THE N-L-L CHAMPIONSHIP.

FRIDAY 05/26/2023

THE SEARCH IS OVER FOR MISSING 13-YEAR-OLD HAILEY WILLIAMS OF GRAND ISLAND.  AUTHORITIES SAY SHE HAS BEEN FOUND SAFE. 

 

A LOCKPORT SCHOOL PRINCIPAL WAS CHARGED WITH DWI THIS WEEK AFTER CRASHING HER VEHICLE INTO A TREE.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A FIRE REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY THURSDAY.

 

FALLS’ FIRE INVESTIGATORS SUSPECT ARSON IN A WEDNESDAY MORNING BLAZE ON STEVENSON AVENUE.

 

44-YEAR-OLD REUBEN DAVIS OF NIAGARA FALLS IS FACING EIGHT DRUG COUNTS AFTER HE WAS BUSTED THIS WEEK.

 

THE MAN WHO SHOT UP A DOLLAR GENERAL IN CHEEKTOWAGA SIX YEARS AGO WILL SPEND MORE TIME IN PRISON.

 

MICHAEL BURHAM OF CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY - WANTED FOR MURDER - APPEARED IN A SOUTH CAROLINA COURTROOM YESTERDAY.

 

MORE THAN 6000 RUNNERS WILL HIT THE QUEEN CITY STREETS SUNDAY FOR THE ANNUAL BUFFALO MARATHON.

 

AND – THE BUFFALO BANDITS HOST COLORADO TOM’R NIGHT IN GAME ONE OF THE N-L-L’S CHAMPIONSHIP.

THURSDAY 05/25/2023

A DANGEROUS AND DEADLY WEEK FOR MOTORISTS CONTINUES WITH MULTIPLE ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON REGIONAL ROADWAYS.   

 

A 23-YEAR-OLD MOTORCYCLIST WAS KILLED IN A CRASH ON THE 33 EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING. 

 

A BUFFALO RESIDENT HAS BEEN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH THE DEATH OF A WOMAN WHO WAS STRUCK AND KILLED BY A VEHICLE.

 

ERIE COUNTY EXECUTIVE MARK POLONCARZ SAYS MIGRANTS SENT FROM NEW YORK CITY WILL LIKELY BE STAYING AT BUFFALO STATE UNIVERSITY.

 

MEANWHILE, BUFFALO MAYOR BYRON BROWN SAYS HE’S HAD NO COMMUNICATIONS WITH STATE OFFICIALS REGARDING RELOCATION OF MIGRANTS. 

 

A JAMESTOWN-AREA MAN ACCUSED OF COMMITTING MULTIPLE CRIMES HAS BEEN ARRESTED IN SOUTH CAROLINA FOLLOWING A MANHUNT. 

 

NIAGARA OFFICIALS SAY PLANS FOR A MASSIVE AMAZON DISTRUBUTION FACILITY NEAR THE NIAGARA FALLS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ARE STILL ON TRACK, EVEN DESPITE MONTHS OF DELAYS. 

 

AND IN SPORTS - THE BUFFALO SABRES HAVE RE-SIGNED CAPTAIN KYLE OKPOSO FOR ANOTHER SEASON.

WEDNESDAY 05/24/2023

THE MOTORCYCLIST INJURED IN YESTERDAY MORNINGS CRASH IN WHEATFIELD WAS AIRLIFTED TO ECMC.

 

THREE OTHER TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS HAPPENED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS TUESDAY.

 

A LACKAWANNA PAROLEE WITH TEN PREVIOUS CONVICTIONS HAS ADDED THREE NEW FELONY CHARGES TO HIS RAP SHEET.

 

AN UNKNOWN NUMBER OF “LEGAL” MIGRANTS WILL SOON ARRIVE IN ERIE COUNTY - ACCORDING TO MARK POLONCARZ.

 

MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO HAS ISSUED AN EMERGENCY ORDER IN RESPONSE TO THE MIGRANT CRISIS.

 

POLICE IN THE CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY CITY OF DUNKIRK ARE LOOKING INTO A SHOOTING THAT INJURED A PERSON.

 

TWO DEPUTIES IN SARATOGA COUNTY ARE RECOVERING AFTER THEY WERE HURT IN A SHOOTOUT YESTERDAY.

 

THE STATE “FLU TRACKER” SHOWS THE ILLNESS IS “HOLDING STEADY” ACROSS WESTERN NEW YORK.

 

AND – THE FLORIDA PANTHERS ARE JUST ONE WIN AWAY FROM GOING TO THE NHL’S STANLEY CUP FINALS.

TUESDAY 05/23/2023

BUFFALO POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR WITNESSES TO THE CITY’S 10TH HOMICIDE OF THE YEAR EARLY YESTERDAY.

 

ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY MONDAY WHEN A CAR STRUCK A TREE IN LOCKPORT.

 

IN THE SOUTHERN TIER - AN OLEAN MAN FACES CHARGES AFTER A FATAL HIT-AND-RUN SUNDAY.

 

A BODY WAS FOUND IN THE BURNED OUT REMAINS OF A WEEKEND FIRE IN THE CITY OF ROCHESTER.

 

BOTH LOCKPORT AND NORTH TONAWANDA WILL RECEIVE GRANTS FROM “RESTORE NEW YORK” FOR CURRENT PROJECTS.

 

THE CITY OF NIAGARA FALLS AND ITS HOUSING AUTHORITY SCORED WELL ON RECENT FEDERAL EVALUATIONS BY HUD.

 

IN BUFFALO - THE COMMON COUNCIL HAS VOTED TO PASS A NEW $577M-DOLLAR CITY BUDGET.

 

THE CITY OF BUFFALO HAS EXTENDED ITS DEADLINE TO SIGN UP FOR THE JUNE POLICE ENTRY EXAM.

 

AND – TOM BRADY HAS PUT UP MILLIONS TO BECOME A MINORITY OWNER OF THE LAS VEGAS RAIDERS.

MONDAY 05/22/2023

ERIE COUNTY’S MARK POLONCARZ SAYS HE WILL NOT ISSUE AN ORDER TO KEEP NYC’S ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS FROM COMING HERE.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY OVER THE WEEKEND - INCLUDING AN INJURY CRASH IN WHEATFIELD.

 

LOCKPORT TEEN JOSHUA McPHAIL IS FACING PRISON TIME AFTER TAKING A PLEA DEAL IN COUNTY COURT.

 

A BUFFALO MAN WHO KILLED ONE PUPPY AND INJURED ANOTHER WILL NOT SEE JAIL TIME FOR HIS CRIME.

 

A RETIRED STATE POLICE SERGEANT HAS PLEADED GUILTY IN FEDERAL COURT TO OBSTRUCTING A GAMBLING INVESTIGATION.

 

JAMESTOWN COPS ARE STILL LOOKING FOR 34-YEAR-OLD MICHAEL BURNHAM IN CONNECTION WITH A RECENT HOMICIDE.

 

A SUNDAY NIGHT SHOOTING IN ROCHESTER SENT A 30-YEAR-OLD MAN TO STRONG MEMORIAL WITH GUNSHOT WOUNDS.

 

GAS PRICES IN UPSTATE NEW YORK CONTINUE A MODEST DECLINE AFTER ANOTHER SLIGHT DROP IN CRUDE OIL PRICES.

 

AND – BROOKS KOEPKA SHOT A 9-UNDER TO WIN THIS WEEKEND’S PGA CHAMPIONSHIP AT OAK HILL IN ROCHESTER.

FRIDAY 05/19/2023

NIAGARA COUNTY IS SAYING “NO” TO NEW YORK CITY’S ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS BEING SHIPPED UPSTATE.

 

ANTONIO CARR OF NIAGARA FALLS HAS BEEN FOUND GUILTY OF MURDER AND FACES POSSIBLE LIFE IN PRISON.

 

“WOULD-BE BURGLAR” DAMIEN SPECK - WHO WAS CAUGHT IN THE ACT - IS GUILTY OF BURGLARY AND ASSAULT.

 

ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN NIAGARA COUNTY ON THURSDAY - IT HAPPENED ON BEAR RIDGE IN PENDLETON.

 

BUFFALO POLICE ROUNDED UP A TRIO OF TEENS FOR THE ARMED ROBBERY OF A DELIVERY TRUCK DRIVER.

 

SUBURBAN ROCHESTER RESIDENT GEOFFREY IRWIN IS ACCUSED OF THREATENING TO SHOOT A PENFIELD TOWN JUSTICE.

 

AT LEAST FOUR AREA COLLEGES HAVE STEPPED UP TO HELP MEDAILLE STUDENTS COMPLETE THEIR ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

 

THE STATE “FLU TRACKER” SHOWS THE VIRUS IS IN DECLINE BUT STILL AROUND IN W-N-Y.

 

AND – A TRIO OF AMERICAN GOLFERS TOP THE LEADERBOARD AT “THE PGA” AT OAK HILL IN ROCHESTER.

THURSDAY 05/18/2023

EMERGENCY SERVICES WILL BE PROVIDED IN EASTERN NIAGARA COUNTY AFTER LOCKPORT’S ENH HOSPTAL CLOSES NEXT MONTH.

 

AN NFTA WORKER WAS KILLED YESTERDAY WHEN A METRO PARATRANSIT BUS OVERTURNED IN TONAWANDA.

 

SIX TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY ON WEDNESDAY - INCLUDING A PEDESTRIAN HIT-&-RUN IN N-T.

 

THE PILOT OF A SMALL PLANE THAT CRASHED AT THE AKRON AIRPORT MONDAY IS RECOVERING AT ECMC.

 

DEQUAN RICHARDSON OF BUFFALO IS GOING TO PRISON FOR 25 YEARS TO LIFE FOR KILLING A 3-YEAR-OLD BOY IN 2021.

 

A CHEEKTOWAGA MAN AND A LANCASTER WOMAN ARE BOTH FACING ANIMAL CRUELTY CHARGES IN SEPARATE INCIDENTS.

 

IN ORLEANS COUNTY - A HOUSING CRISIS HAS LED TO THE LEGISLATURE ISSUING AN EMERGENCY ORDER.

 

AN EARLY MORNING FROST ADVISORY WAS ISSUED IN NIAGARA COUNTY TODAY.

 

AND – THE GOLF WORLD IS WATCHING WESTERN NEW YORK THIS WEEKEND AS ROCHESTER HOSTS THE PGA CHAMPIONSHIP.

WEDNESDAY 05/17/2023

THREE MEN EARNED SEATS ON THE LOCKPORT SCHOOL BOARD AND THE BUDGET PASSED EASILY IN BALLOTING HELD YESTERDAY.

 

ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY ON TUESDAY - ON HESS ROAD IN NEWFANE.

 

A 27-YEAR-OLD KENMORE MAN HAS BEEN ID’D AS THE PERSON KILLED IN A WEEKEND MOTORCYCLE CRASH IN BUFFALO.

 

IN ONTARIO COUNTY - A MAN SERIOUSLY HURT IN A TWO-VEHICLE CRASH IN VICTOR LAST WEEK HAS DIED FROM HIS INJURIES.

 

IN BUSINESS NEWS - THE LOCKPORT I-D-A IS SUING YAHOO FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT IN A PROPERTY DISPUTE.

 

A LOCKPORT MAN - INDICTED ON SIX DRUG COUNTS -IS IN THE  COUNTY JAIL AWAITING ARRAIGNMENT.

 

THE CITY OF LOCKPORT WILL BEGIN SPRING MILLING & PAVING PROJECTS IN ABOUT TWO WEEKS.

 

A NEW SIENA COLLEGE POLL REVEALS THAT MANY NEW YORKERS DO NOT HAVE A FAVORABLE OPINION OF GOVERNOR HOCHUL.

 

AND – THE BUFFALO BILLS HAVE COMPLETED THEIR 2023 SCHEDULE BY ANNOUNCING THREE PRE-SEASON GAMES.

TUESDAY 05/16/2023

BUFFALO’S MEDAILLE UNIVERSITY WILL CLOSE ITS DOORS IN AUGUST DUE TO A FAILED MERGER AND FINANCIAL ISSUES.

 

A 15-YEAR-OLD BOY IS RECOVERING AT CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL AFTER BEING SHOT IN CHEEKTOWAGA SATURDAY.

 

A BUFFALO WOMAN HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH THE MURDER OF HER 90-YEAR-OLD GRANDMOTHER TWO YEARS AGO.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY MONDAY - ONE EACH IN LOCKPORT AND NEWFANE.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE HAVE IDENTIFIED THE 22-YEAR-OLD MAN WHO WAS SHOT SUNDAY AFTER ANSWERING HIS DOOR.

 

A REWARD IS BEING OFFERED FOR INFORMATION THAT LEADS TO THE ARREST OF MICHAEL BURHAM OF JAMESTOWN.

 

NEW LEGISLATION DESIGNED TO ADDRESS NEW YORK’S SEVERE NURSING SHORTAGE IS NOW IN EFFECT.

 

WESTERN NEW YORK GAS PRICES HAVE LEVELED OFF A BIT AFTER A MODEST DROP IN NATIONAL OIL COSTS.

 

AND – KENTUCKY DERBY WINNER “MAGE” IS THE 8-5 MORNING LINE FAVORITE FOR SATURDAY’S PREAKNESS STAKES.

MONDAY 05/15/2023

THE SEPARATE SHOOTINGS OF TWO TEENAGERS - ONE OF THEM FATAL - ARE IN THE NEWS THIS MORNING.

 

BUFFALO POLICE HAVE ARRESTED A SUSPECT FROM A SHOOTING THAT HAPPENED NEAR ECMC TWO WEEKS AGO.

 

A FORMER BUFFALO SCHOOL BUS DRIVER WHO WAS ACCUSED OF THREATENING A STUDENT HAS BEEN ARRAIGNED.

 

SIX TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY OVER THE WEEKEND - HALF OF THEM IN THE CITY OF LOCKPORT.

 

AN EXPLOSION AND UNDERGROUND FIRE IN DOWNTOWN BUFFALO SATURDAY NIGHT CLOSED TWO MAIN STREET INTERSECTIONS.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING THE BOLD DAYTIME MURDER OF A 22-YEAR-OLD MAN YESTERDAY.

 

VOTERS IN LOCKPORT WANT TO KNOW WHY ONLY THREE OF SEVEN CANDIDATES FOR THE SCHOOL BOARD WERE INTERVIEWED BY LEA.

 

THE 170-YEAR-OLD ST PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH IN ELMA WAS DESTROYED BY FIRE OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

AND – THE BUFFALO BANDITS SWEPT TORONTO AND ARE HEADED TO THE NATIONAL LACROSSE LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP.

FRIDAY 05/12/2023

SIX TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY THURSDAY - TWO OF THEM IN THE TOWN OF NIAGARA.

 

$600-THOUSAND IS THE DAMAGE TAB FROM A HOUSE FIRE IN THE SNYDER SECTION OF AMHERST LAST NIGHT.

 

INVESTIGATORS IN ROCHESTER ARE LOOKING INTO A FATAL FIRE THAT CLAIMED ONE LIFE ON KENWOOD AVENUE THURSDAY.

 

IN BUFFALO - EVENTS WILL HAPPEN IN THE CITY THIS WEEKEND TO MOURN 10 PEOPLE KILLED IN A MASS SHOOTING A YEAR AGO.

 

THE ACQUISITION OF BUFFALO’S MEDAILLE UNIVERSITY BY TROCIARE COLLEGE IS OFF WITH NO REASON GIVEN.

 

SEVEN CANDIDATES WILL COMPETE FOR THREE SEATS ON THE LOCKPORT BOARD OF EDUCATION NEXT TUESDAY.

 

CUSTOMS INSPECTORS AT THE LEWISTON-QUEENSTON BRIDGE HAVE SHUT DOWN A SHIPMENT OF CONTERFEIT PURSES.

 

THE 125TH ROCHESTER LILAC FESTIVAL OPENS TODAY AT THE CITY’S HIGHLAND PARK - IT RUNS THRU MAY 21ST.

 

AND – THE FULL NFL SCHEDULE FOR 2023 IS OUT - IT HAS THE BILLS OPENING AGAINST THE JETS SEPTEMBER 11TH.

THURSDAY 05/11/2023

OTB BOSS HENRY WOJTASZEK SAYS HE EXPECTS MOST OF THE FIRED OTB BOARD MEMBERS TO BE RE-APPOINTED.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND TWO FIRES WERE REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY.

 

AN ERIE COUNTY INMATE HAD TWO FELONIES ADDED TO HIS RAP SHEET THIS WEEK AFTER HE ASSAULTED A PAIR OF GUARDS.

 

A MAN CHARGED AFTER A BLACK LIVES MATTER PROTEST IN 2020 HAD HIS BAIL REQUEST DENIED YESTERDAY.

 

SECURITY WILL BE HIGH ACROSS THE CITY OF BUFFALO THIS WEEKEND FOR “MAY 14TH” REMEMBRANCE EVENTS.

 

LOCKPORT’S CHEMICAL DESIGN HAS PLANS TO BUILD A NEW MANUFACTURING AND WAREHOUSE SITE ON OAKHURST STREET.

 

NEW DATA FROM THE STATE’S “FLU TRACKER” SHOWS THE VIRUS STILL DECLINING IN WESTERN NEW YORK.

 

THE WEATHER MAN IS PROMISING PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND MILD CONDITIONS FOR THIS MOTHER’S DAY WEEKEND.

 

AND – THE NFL RELEASES THE FULL 2023 SCHEDULE TODAY - IT HAS THE BILLS PLAYING IN LONDON OCTOBER 8TH.

WEDNESDAY 05/10/2023

MULTIPLE PEOPLE WERE INJURED IN A 3-VEHICLE ROLLOVER CRASH ON THE YOUNGMAN EXPRESSWAY LAST NIGHT.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY - ONE IN WHEATFIELD - THE OTHER IN THE FALLS.

 

CHEEKTOWAGA POLICE CONTINUE TO INVESTIGATE A FATAL STABBING THAT HAPPENED MONDAY NIGHT.

 

A POLICE PURSUIT IN ONTARIO COUNTY YESTERDAY ENDED IN A CRASH THAT RESULTED IN MULTIPLE INJURIES.

 

IN GENESEE COUNTY - TWO STUDENTS FROM NOTRE DAME H-S HAVE BEEN CHARGED WITH MAKING A TERROR THREAT.

 

A NORTH CAROLINA MAN WILL BE EXTRADICTED TO BUFFALO FROM LAS VEGAS FOR MAKING SHOOTING THREATS HERE.

 

IN BUFFALO - THE “MAY 14TH MEMORIAL COMMISSION” WILL HOLD A PUBLIC MEETING JUNE 13TH FOR PLANNING PURPOSES.

 

ELIMINATING LIBRARIANS FROM THE LOCKPORT SCHOOL BUDGET FOR NEXT YEAR IS RECEIVING CRITICISM.

 

AND – THE BUFFALO BISONS ARE BACK AT SAHLEN FIELD FOR 12 HOME DATES AFTER A ROUGH ROAD TRIP AT WORCESTER.

TUESDAY 05/09/2023

NO ONE WAS INJURED IN A FIRE LAST NIGHT AT THE RAINBOW MOBILE HOME PARK IN WILSON.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY MONDAY - ALL OF THEM IN LOCKPORT.

 

THE WIDOW OF FALLEN BUFFALO FIREFIGHTER JASON ARNO IS SUING THE CITY AND ITS FIRE DEPARTMENT.

 

RAYSHAWN MILLER OF BUFFALO IS FACING A POSSIBLE LIFE SENTENCE FOR HIS FEDERAL GUN AND DRUG CONVICTION.

 

STATE POLICE SAY 21-YEAR-OLD RAZVAN TUDUC OF NORTH COLLINS WAS THE MAN KILLED IN A MOTORCYCLE CRASH SUNDAY.

 

“SMART” TRAFFIC LIGHTS MAY BE COMING TO MAIN STREET IN LOCKPORT IF THEY GET A “GREEN LIGHT” FROM THE CITY.

 

THE STATE THRUWAY AUTHORITY WILL HOLD A VIRTUAL HEARING IN JUNE FOR ANYONE WHO MISSED YESTERDAY’S LIVE HEARING.

 

CHEAP SEATS FOR CONCERTS WILL BE ON SALE BEGINNING TOM’R FROM LIVE NATION AS A NATIONAL CONCERT WEEK PROMOTION.

 

AND – THE BUFFALO SABRES WILL HAVE THE 13TH OVERALL PICK AT NEXT MONTH’S N-H-L DRAFT IN NASHVILLE.

MONDAY 05/08/2023

A 39-YEAR-OLD MAN WAS KILLED EARLY YESTERDAY WHEN HE CRASHED HIS SUV IN THE TOWN OF NIAGARA.

 

THERE WERE TWO FATAL MOTORCYCLE CRASHES SUNDAY - ONE IN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY - THE OTHER IN MONROE COUNTY.

 

A PAIR OF TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON THE ROADWAYS OF NIAGARA THIS WEEKEND - IN CAMBRIA AND THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT.

 

FIRE INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING INTO A BLAZE THAT CAUSED $370,000 IN DAMAGE TO A CLARENCE HOME SATURDAY.

 

DEPUTIES AND VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS RESPONDED TO A GARAGE BLAZE ON HESS ROAD IN NEWFANE LAST EVENING.

 

TWO SHOOTINGS ON THE REGIONAL WEEKEND CRIME BEAT WERE REPORTED IN  BUFFALO AND AMHERST.

 

UPSTATE DRIVERS ARE SEEING SOME MODEST RELIEF AT AREA GAS PUMPS WITH A SLIGHT DROP IN PRICES.

 

THE 23RD SUMMER OF CRUISE NIGHTS IN DOWNTOWN LOCKPORT GET GOING AT 5:30 TODAY AT LOCKPORT’S IDA FRITZ PARK.

 

AND – SEVEN HORSES DIED AT CHURCHILL DOWNS LEADING UP TO SATURDAY’S 149TH RUNNING OF THE KENTUCKY DERBY.

FRIDAY 05/05/2023

IN BUFFALO - SECOND FELONY OFFENDER KEVIN MENDOLA IS GOING TO PRISON FOR A FATAL HIT-AND-RUN IN 2021.

 

JAMES ULLERY - A FORMER COP IN LEWISTON AND YOUNGSTOWN HAS PLEADED GUILTY TO OFFICIAL MISCONDUCT.

 

THE BELEAGURED PRESIDENT OF NARDIN ACADEMY IN BUFFALO WILL RESIGN AT THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR NEXT MONTH.

 

LONG-TIME GENESEE COUNTY DIRECTOR DICK SIEBERT HAS RESIGNED IN DISGUST OVER NEW CHANGES AT O-T-B.

 

THE ERIE COUNTY LEGISLATURE HAS GIVEN THE “GREEN LIGHT” TO BEGIN CONSTRUCTION ON A NEW STADIUM FOR THE BILLS.

 

THE SUNY BUFFALO STATE ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT IS CUTTING ITS MENS AND WOMENS SWIMMING AND DIVING PROGRAMS.

 

NEW YORK’S A-G IS WORKING WITH TWO BIG DRUG COMPANIES TO CAP INSULIN PRICES AT $35 A MONTH FOR THE UNINSURED.

 

LUKE RUSSERT - SON OF THE LATE TIM RUSSERT - WILL BE IN SOUTH BUFFALO TOM’R FOR A BOOK SIGNING.

 

AND – FORTE IS THE HORSE TO BEAT IN TOM’RS 149TH RUNNING OF THE KENTUCKY DERBY AT CHURCHILL DOWNS.

THURSDAY 05/04/2023

NEWFANE CONTRACTOR NATHANIEL WAGNER FACES A 15-COUNT INDICTMENT FOR ALLEGEDLY DEFRAUDING CUSTOMERS.

 

IN BUFFALO - DETECTIVE TERRANCE CIZAK IS CHARGED WITH BUYING STOLEN ON-LINE CREDENTIALS.

 

ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY - ON THE BOULEVARD AT MILITARY ROAD IN THE FALLS.

 

A BATAVIA MAN WAS KILLED THIS WEEK WHEN HIS MOTORCYCLE CRASHED INTO AN SUV IN MONROE COUNTY.

 

IN ROCHESTER - A MAN AND A WOMAN ARE IN CUSTODY AFTER A POLICE CHASE THAT FOLLOWED A SHOOTING.

 

THE CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY D-A SAYS THE MAN ACCUSED OF STABBING SALMAN RUSHDIE WILL GO ON TRIAL THIS FALL.

 

THE ERIE COUNTY LEGISLATURE IS EXPECTED TO VOTE TODAY ON THE DEAL FOR A NEW BUFFALO BILLS STADIUM.

 

AND – LOCKPORT’S SANTO DESAIN IS AMONG THE 12 INDUCTEES IN THE CLASS OF ‘23 FOR THE BUFFALO SPORTS HALL OF FAME.

WEDNESDAY 05/03/2023

THE STATE HAS A NEW $229B BUDGET - MORE THAN A MONTH LATE AND A “DISASTER” ACCORDING TO SENATOR ROB ORTT.

 

THAT STATE BUDGET WILL BRING BIG CHANGES AT WESTERN REGIONAL OTB - INCLUDING THE FIRING OF ALL 17 DIRECTORS.

 

SIX TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY THAT INCLUDE TWO EACH IN LOCKPORT AND N-T.

 

NEW EVIDENCE WAS INTRODUCED YESTERDAY IN THE COURT CASE AGAINST A LOCKPORT HIT-AND-RUN DRIVER.

 

A BUFFALO MAN FOUND GUILTY OF SHOOTING A HOMELESS PERSON LAST YEAR WILL SPEND FIVE YEARS BEHIND BARS.

 

A NORTH BUFFALO FATHER HAS BEEN INDICTED ON A CHARGE OF MANSLAUGHTER IN THE DEATH OF HIS YOUNG SON.

 

IN ROCHESTER - A MONTH-OLD BABY GIRL IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER SHE AND HER FATHER WERE HIT BY A TRUCK.

 

NO CRIMINAL CHARGES WILL BE FILED IN THE STAMPEDE DEATH OF A BUFFALO WOMAN AT A MARCH RAP CONCERT IN ROCHESTER.

 

AND – THE BUFFALO BILLS HAVE SIGNED FREE AGENT DT POONA FORD TO A ONE-YEAR CONTRACT.

TUESDAY 05/02/2023

MAYOR MICHELLE ROMAN WILL BE CHALLENGED FOR LOCKPORT’S TOP JOB IN NOVEMBER BY REPUBLICAN JOHN LOMBARDI.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY MONDAY - ONE IN THE FALLS - THE OTHER IN ROYALTON.

 

A SUNDAY MORNING SHOOTING IN BUFFALO SENT A MAN TO ECMC WHERE HE’S IN STABLE CONDITION TODAY.

 

A PAIR OF MEN ARE FACING FEDERAL DRUG CHARGES AFTER THEY WERE BUSTED DURING A TRAFFIC STOP.

 

BUFFALO MAYOR BYRON BROWN GAVE HIS “STATE OF THE CITY” ADDRESS THAT INCLUDES A $16M SPENDING INCREASE.

 

THE STATE’S “FLU TRACKER” REVEALS A SLIGHT DECLINE IN NEW CASES OF THE VIRUS SINCE LATE APRIL.

 

LEGENDARY ROCK BAND AEROSMITH HAS ANNOUNCED ITS “PEACE OUT” FAREWELL TOUR WITH A STOP IN BUFFALO.

 

CANADIAN SINGER-SONGWRITER GORDON LIGHTFOOT DIED IN TORONTO LAST NIGHT AT THE AGE OF 84.

 

AND – THE BUFFALO BILLS HAVE SIGNED FREE AGENT RB LATAVIUS MURRAY TO A ONE-YEAR CONTRACT.

MONDAY 05/01/2023

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

FOUR PEOPLE WERE LEFT HOMELESS BY A HOUSE FIRE ON GREELEY STREET IN BUFFALO YESTERDAY.

IN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY - A MAN AND WOMAN IN THEIR 60’S DIED SUNDAY IN A PRE-DAWN BLAZE IN THE TOWN OF GERRY.

FOUR ADULTS AND FOUR CHILDREN ARE BEING ASSISTED BY THE RED CROSS AFTER FIRE DESTROYED THEIR ROCHESTER HOME.

REGIONAL BORDER AGENTS ROUNDED UP THREE MEN ATTEMPTING TO ENTER THE U-S ILLEGALLY AT THE FALLS LAST WEEK.

THIS PAST WEEKENDS “GUN BUYBACK EVENT” IN NIAGARA FALLS COLLECTED JUST OVER 500 WEAPONS.

AS HAMBURG’S McKINLEY MALL GOES ON THE AUCTION BLOCK THIS MONTH - NIAGARA’S FASHION OUTLET MAY BE NEXT!

THE LEGISLATURE WILL BE BACK IN ALBANY TODAY TO BEGIN VOTING ON A NEW STATE BUDGET.

AND – BIG UPSETS IN THE NHL PLAYOFFS - INCLUDING BOSTON GETTING KNOCKED OUT BY FLORIDA!

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