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Hailed a Hero: Cheektowaga man saves life of Wyoming County Sheriff
ATTICA, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Cheektowaga man is being called a hero for saving the life of the Wyoming County Sheriff who was being held at knife point. According to investigators, Wyoming County Sheriff Gregory Rudolph was on his way to work in uniform around 6:35 a.m. Tuesday in an unmarked police vehi
'Heat Wave' exhibit on display at GO ART! through March 9, artists' reception is Dec. 20
Members' Challenge Exhibit "Heat Wave" runs in the Batavia Club Gallery in Tavern 2.o.1 at GO ART! now through March 9. It is located at 201 E. Main St. in Downtown Batavia. There will be an artists' reception, and the bar will be open, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 20.
Albion police locate missing boy and girl
ALBION, N.Y. (WIVB) - UPDATE: Cruz and Lauro-Ramierez have been located according to Albion Police. Both were found in the Village of Albion and both were returned to their parents.
Attorney admits stealing $236,250 from elderly client
A Buffalo area attorney has admitted to stealing $236,250 from an elderly client in 2017, according to the Erie County District Attorney's Office. Carl B. Kustell, 79, of Clarence pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree grand larceny before Erie County Court Judge Susan Eagan, prosecutors said. Kus
News distributor reacted to sheriff's plea: 'Please save me. Help!'
Jack Harzynski was delivering The Buffalo News, driving at around 6 a.m. Tuesday on a dark country road between Attica and Warsaw with another worker, when he came upon something that stopped him cold.
Update: Wyoming County sheriff thanks those who intervened in surprise attack
Wyoming County Sheriff Gregory Rudolph released a statement Wednesday thanking two Buffalo News newspaper deliverers who intervened in a surprise attack early this week. Lynn M. Hall, 48, of Castile is accused of trying to kill Rudolph early Tuesday morning on Route 238 in Attica, Wyoming County, Ne
Rochester police: Man runs from officers, crashes truck, gets hurt
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - A man crashed his truck after police say he didn't stop when officers tried to pull him over in Rochester. Police were called to the area of Genesee Street and Frost Avenue Wednesday morning around 10 a.m. for the report of a gun spotted in a vehicle. At the scene, officers sp
Photos: Swimming Notre Dame/Batavia vs. Attica
The host Attica Blue Devils split with Notre Dame/Batavia in swimming actionlast evening at Attica High School. In the girls meet, Attica prevailed 58-37, paced by double individual winner Reagan Bifarella who won the 200 Free (2:10.07) and 100 Free. Jordan Stachowiak added a win in the 500 Free (6:
Man stabbed in the neck found on Pine Ridge Road
CHEEKTOWAGA – A man was transported to the hospital after he was stabbed during a disturbance with a woman according to an eyewitness account. The incident unfolded at the intersection of Pine Ridge Road and Doat Street around 5 pm Friday.
Le Roy girls open doubleheader against Cal-Mum with loss
The Lady Knights fell to the Cal-Mum Red Raiders in the first game of a rivalry doubleheader in Le Roy on Friday night, 48-42. The game was tied going into the final minute but Cal-Mum was able to pull ahead to secure the win.
Wyoming Co. sheriff 'recovering well' after roadside attack
ATTICA, NY (WROC) - After troopers say a man tried to kill him in a roadside attack in Attica this week, Sheriff Gregory Rudolph is thanking the community for its support. Investigators say Sheriff Rudolph was on his way to work Tuesday morning when another driver began tailgating him on Route 238.
East Avenue Inn might be razed, replaced by Marriott
Developers hope to break ground in late spring 2019 on a new, four-story East End hotel, replacing the East Avenue Inn & Suites. The proposed Courtyard by Marriott would rise adjacent and behind City Grill at East Avenue and Alexander Street. City review of the plans remain in the early stages.
Shopping at The Gift Shop in the Senior Center benefits older adults in our community
Stop by and visit The Gift Shop, located in the Senior Center at 2 Bank St. in Downtown Batavia between the Arts Council and the YMCA. The daily display of reasonably priced unique gifts, women's accessories including scarves, ponchos, purses, and jewelry is ever changing and now dressed up for the
Law and Order: Two people arrested on bench warrants
Matthew James Florian, 30, of Pratt Road, Batavia, was arrested on a bench warrant Dec. 11 for alleged failure to comply with the terms of his conditional release stemming from a DWI guilty plea. He was released on his own recognizance and was scheduled to reappear Batavia City Court on Dec. 13. The
T.F. Brown's hosting annual community dinner on Christmas Day
Since the 1990s, T.F. Brown's and the Batavia Lions Club has hosted a free Christmas Day dinner open to the whole community and the tradition continues in 2018. Anybody in the community is welcome to attend with a reservation for either the noon or 1 p.m. meal, which includes a visit for children wi
Troopers: Man tried to kill Wyoming County sheriff
A Wyoming County man is accused of trying to kill the Wyoming County sheriff early Tuesday morning, the New York State Police announced. Lynn M. Hall, 48, of Castile is charged with attempted first-degree murder, attempted first-degree assault, and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, each
Le Roy town justice allegedly struck a 9-year-old child, State Police says
A town justice in Genesee County is accused of striking a 9-year-old child, the New York State Police announced Tuesday. John R. Duyssen, 50 of Stafford is charged with endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree harassment, each misdemeanors, after he alleged injured a child after hitting
Wyoming County Sheriff injured in roadside incident
The Wyoming County Sheriff suffered minor injuries as a result of a "roadside incident" according to the New York State Police. The incident happened on Tuesday morning in the community of Attica.
Town Judge charged with endangering welfare of a child
A Genesee County town judge finds himself on the wrong side of the bench after being charged with endangering the welfare of a child and harassment. State Police say they were made aware of a case of possible child abuse from Child Protective Services. The investigation revealed John Duyssen, 50, of
Wyoming County Sheriff injured in roadside altercation
Gregory Rudolph, the Wyoming County Sheriff, is recovering after suffering minor injuries during a roadside altercation, Tuesday morning. According to the New York State Police, Sheriff Rudolph was involved in some type of incident with another man along a road in Attica.