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Centerville still dealing with fire fallout
BELMONT — The Centerville Highway Department has been working out of pickup trucks as it continues to deal with the ramifications of the Nov. 10 fire that claimed its garage and most of its fleet of equipment.
Sons of American Legion helping out veterans
BELMONT — The Allegany County Sons of the American Legion gave two donations Thursday night to help out and recognize area veterans. Dale Kane, local Sons of the American Legion leader, said, “People don’t know who we are or what we do but what we do is try to help out veterans and tonight’s donatio
Case of measles in Erie County
Erie County health officials announced Wednesday they are investigating a case of measles in the county, as well as possible public exposure. Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein says the person, a recent emigre, arrived at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital on December 10 and was diagn
Cuba Police make narcotics bust
CUBA — The Cuba Police Department has made an arrest following a lengthy investigation into the sale of illegal narcotics in the Town of Cuba. Cuba Police arrested Kevin J. Green, 39, on Monday at approximately 1:50 p.m. Green, also known as "Bear," was charged with four counts of felony criminal po
James passing the ball to Henry
BELMONT — Allegany County will be saying goodbye to one of its longest-tenured employees shortly after the calendar flips over to 2019. Department of Public Works Superintendent Guy James will be retiring effective Jan. 4, and on Wednesday the Public Works Committee took a big step towards making it
Belmont man faces drug charges
GENESEO — Livingston County Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty reports the arrest of a Belmont resident on drug charges after a traffic stop. On Dec. 2, Deputy Shawn Whitford was assigned to the Sheriff’s Operation Safe Interstate initiative. The Deputy Sheriff conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 390 fo
Salamanca fatal stabbing leaves questions for neighbors
SALAMANCA — Neighbors of a city of Salamanca residence where a Buffalo man was reportedly stabbed to death over the weekend expressed shock, sadness and confusion Tuesday about the killing.
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
Erie County resident with measles leads to health alert, concern of outbreak
An Erie County resident infected with measles visited eight places between Dec. 4 and Tuesday, posing a risk to anyone at the places at the time of the visits who had not been vaccinated, Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein said Wednesday.
Man charged with trying to kill Wyoming Co. Sheriff in roadside attack
Rochester, NY (WROC-TV) - A Wyoming County man is accused of trying to murder the Wyoming County Sheriff in a roadside attack. New York State Police say around 6:30 Tuesday morning, Wyoming County Sheriff Gregory Rudolph was on his way to work, in uniform and driving an unmarked police car. While tr
1 dead, 1 arrested following weekend stabbing in Salamanca
SALAMANCA — A fatal stabbing over the weekend in the city of Salamanca has resulted in the death of one man and the arrest of a suspect more than 2,000 miles away in the Las Vegas area, authorities announced Monday.
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.
Artists Nestor Siré and Julia Weist on Cuba’s underground internet market—and its promise of mobile WiFi
As part of the Document Journal x Prada Mode conversation series at Art Basel in Miami Beach this past week, we highlight six visionary artists changing the future of image making, and transporting us from untenable presents to unimagined futures.
Battle in 'The Land'
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Not many student-athletes, parents, coaches, and even some Allegany County officials can boast what Scio and Genesee Valley have experienced over the course of the past six months – a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Cleveland to play basketball in the home of the NBA's Cavaliers.
Rare red deer shot by teenage hunter in Cattaraugus County
The state Department of Environmental Conservation confirmed a 16-year-old girl in Franklinville shot a nonnative red deer while hunting in late November. The girl's family reported the shooting to authorities Nov. 23.
LOCAL ROUNDUP: Express sweep Tigers
ELMIRA - Elmira earned a sweep over Union-Endicott Monday at Dixie Lanes with the boys winning 5-0 and the girls taking home a 4-1 victory in a Southern Tier Athletic Conference bowling matchup.
After violent carjacking, vehicle found crashed and empty
A vehicle that was stolen from a driver who was dragged out and assaulted after midnight Sunday in the Broadway-Fillmore area was later found crashed two miles away later, police said.
Buffalo Police patrol car side swiped
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Buffalo Police say a patrol car was side swiped Saturday morning at East Ferry and Fillmore Avenue. Police say a vehicle was traveling east on East Ferry, when the driver apparently lost control and side swiped a patrol vehicle with an officer in the car.
Area school officials take part in BOCES’s ‘CTE Experience’
ELLICOTTVILLE — School officials from all the districts serviced at the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center in Ellicottville were invited to participate in the “CTE Experience,” hosted at the center Nov. 14.
Health Dept. highlights spice recall
BELMONT — The Allegany County Department of Health has received a consumer Food Safety Alert from the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH). The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets has named various spices which contain lead. These include: