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Leesburg Regional Medical Center opens temporary walkway during construction

Leesburg Regional Medical Center has opened a new temporary walkway that will enable patients and family members to easily and quickly access the Emergency Department during construction. Emergency Department access will still be available through the main hospital entrance, but the new walkway prov

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2017-11-16 21:22:43

Leesburg High hopes to offer advanced diploma program

Leesburg High School hopes to be the first school in Lake County to offer a University of Cambridge-affiliated advanced diploma program to area students. The Lake County School Board unanimously approved a request by the school to apply for the Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Educati

DAILY COMMERCIAL - 2017-11-17 23:25:43

Board backs push to name building for Leesburg's Jerkins

TAVARES - When the parents of Leesburg High School students proposed they honor Tammy Jerkins - this year's Florida Teacher of the Year -it was something so special it meant changing school rules. Michael Randolph, Leesburg principal, said the School Advisory Committee came up with the idea to name


Two men killed in Lake County crash, FHP says

Two people were killed in a car crash on Thursday near Groveland in Lake County, Florida Highway Patrol said. Both males, ages 65 and 40, were from Center Hill, Sgt. Kim Montes said, and they were driving eastbound on Austin Merritt Road. Jose Zambrano, 32, of Santa Ana, Calif., was driving a semi-t

ORLANDO SENTINEL - 2017-11-16 22:40:00

Tree service worker arrested in Lady Lake after found to be in possession of Hydrocodone

Joseph Franz Santulli A tree service worker who forgot to buckle his seatbelt was arrested after Hydrocodone was discovered in his pickup truck. Joseph Franz Santulli, 36, of Belleview, had been driving a dark-colored Nissan pickup hauling a trailer at 11:06 a.m. Tuesday on U.S. Hwy. 27/441 when a L

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2017-11-16 14:54:03

Utilities shut off, weeds sprouting at home in foreclosure in Village of Belvedere

Weeds are sprouting and the utilities have been shut off at a problematic property in the Village of Belvedere Colleen Clark purchased the designer home at 2666 Morven Park Way in 2004. The property is in foreclosure. She apparently remains out of state and property records indicate the tax bill is

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 23:10:33

Two men killed when car turns in front of semi

Two men from Center Hill were killed Thursday morning when the driver turned into the path of a semi, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The accident occurred at 11:25 a.m. when the 2010 Toyota Prius was heading east on Austin Merritt Road in Lake County and tried to turn south onto County Roa

DAILY COMMERCIAL - 2017-11-16 23:26:40

Sheriff's office names new bloodhound in memory of detention employee killed in accident last year

The Sumter County Sheriff's Office has named its new K-9in memory of detention center employee killed in an accident last year. The sheriff's office had asked for the public's help in naming the new bloodhound. The sheriff's office settled on the name "Russo."RussoJames Bryon Russo James Bryon Russo

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2017-11-16 21:51:31

Buffalo police investigating shooting involving a child

The shooting occurred at Quincy Street near Broadway just before 12 p.m. Friday. Police say a 12-year-old boy was struck by buckshot. The boy's condition is unknown. News 4 will update when additional information is available. The shooting occurred at Quincy Street near Broadway just before 12 p.m.

WIVB - 2017-11-17 17:07:57

Four arrested for drug activity at Lovejoy barber shop

BUFFALO, N.Y. - (WIVB) Four people have been charged with distributing cocaine out of a Lovejoy barbershop, across from a public school. U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Stevie Alejandro, 31; Cleophus Dentmond a/k/a Face, age 28; Gilbert Guzman, age 48; and Catherine Ramos,

WIVB - 2017-11-17 20:06:58

Volunteer firefighter charged with stealing over $19,000 from fire company

TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) - The former treasurer of the River Road Volunteer Fire Company has been arrested for stealing over $19,000 from the company since the start of the year. Timothy D. Kler, 35, was charged Thursday with third degree grand larceny. He turned himself in with his lawyer and

WIVB - 2017-11-16 20:15:57

Buffalo Police and hazmat crews investigating suspicious package

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Buffalo Police and hazmat are investigating a suspicious package found in an office building. Crews are staging at the 300 block of Main Street downtown near the Main Place mall. Traffic is affected and police are asking people to avoid the area. News 4 will update when additi

WIVB - 2017-11-17 17:47:53

Buffalo's Best Beef on Weck: The Bar Bill Tavern

EAST AURORA, N.Y. (WIVB) - The Bar Bill in East Aurora is a two time winner! A couple of weeks ago it won Buffalo's best chicken wing and this week we asked viewers, who has buffalo's best beef on week? More than 1,400 people voted and said the Bar Bill is the place to be. "It's as popular as our ch

WIVB - 2017-11-17 17:13:20

New digiPlaySpace exhibit opening at Buffalo Museum of Science

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - This weekend, you can be one of the first people to enjoy the Buffalo Museum of Science's newest attraction. The digiPlaySpace exhibit opens to the public Saturday, November 18. The Toronto International Film Festival produced the traveling exhibit, which features 14 interacti

WIVB - 2017-11-17 16:54:42

170 firefighters battle fire in 6-story apartment building

NEW YORK (AP) - Firefighters are battling a large fire on the top floors of a six-story New York City apartment building. The fire started Friday afternoon on the top floor of the Harlem building. The Fire Department of New York says 170 firefighters are at the scene. There are no reports of injurie

WIVB - 2017-11-17 21:42:20

Florida confirms second local Zika virus infection for 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Health officials are reporting Florida's second case this year of the Zika virus transmitted by a local mosquito. Florida's Department of Health said Friday that a case had been identified in Miami-Dade County. Officials wouldn't say where the person was bitten, but did say

WIVB - 2017-11-17 20:03:23

'Messiah' reaching milestone in Bedford

BEDFORD, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Consort will celebrate 30 years of presenting Handel's "Messiah," with a performance set Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Bedford United Methodist Church, 132 E. John St. The long-standing traditional event is anchored by the 50-plus member volunteer choir composed of residents

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-17 11:00:00

2 accused of car break-ins, theft

Lorin Randall Frederick (left), 18, of Elton Road, and Gunner Thomas Szywkowiak, 19, of Bedford Street, charged with stealing items from vehicles on Oct. 2-3, 2017 SALIX - Two Johnstown-area men will appear in Cambria County Court after they were charged in connection with a string of car break-ins

TRIBDEM.COM - 2017-11-18 01:22:00

Chimney Doctor buys Top Hat Chimney Sweeps

Mirror photo by Gary M. Baranec / Ray Johnston of Top Hat Chimney Sweeps works on a woodburner on Tuesday. He has sold his business to Randy Sabo, owner of Chimney Doctor of Bedford. Top Hat Chimney Sweeps has a new owner, but customers shouldn't notice any difference. "We are not going to change an


Night of nosh: Top chefs promise to please palates at fundraiser

Courtesy photo / The 10/09 Kitchen crew of Bedford is pictured here from last year's March of Dimes Altoona Signature Chefs Auction. Chef Nick Letzo (far left) was voted favorite chef for the last three years. More than a dozen of the region's best chefs again will be cooking up a storm for this yea