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Ten indicted for laced drugs in Buffalo, Dunkirk

BUFFALO - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman Thursday announced the takedown of a 10-person drug trafficking ring that allegedly trafficked narcotics - including heroin and faux oxycodone pills which contained fentanyl - from California to Western New York. The 59-count indictment against nine B

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Dunkirk lands state funds for after-school programs

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced $2.5 million in Empire State After-School Program funding has been awarded to four high-need school districts in Western New York, one of which is Dunkirk. The Dunkirk City school District was awarded $454,400 to serve 284 children. Schools and Community Partners

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Laurel, parents create lasting legacy

OBSERVER Photo Laurel Hotelling with participant Rose Carr from the 2016 Laurel Run event. Editor's note: Laurel Hotelling died on Monday, but her life, legacy and spirit will live on forever. A memorial service will be held at 10 this morning at the First United Presbyterian Church, 35 Park Place,

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

After-school programs in four local districts get $2.5 million boost from state

The doors at Hamlin Park Academy are open more than ever. Kids will stay until nearly 6 p.m. weekdays to participate in any number of after-school activities, from basketball to STEM programs to arts and crafts. And now, there's more funding to expand such after-school programming, not only at Hamli

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-16 21:01:08

The Rise And Fall Of Coal

One of the last lumps of coal scheduled to power the steamboats on Chautauqua Lake, saved from burning to be preserved in the museum in 1963. The artifact for today's Hometown History could perhaps be an advertisement for a Christmas gift for some in our community - a lump of coal. This is a lump of

POST-JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Students to promote sustainability in vendor fair

Students at Cassadaga Valley Central School are hoping to promote community sustainability with a vendor and craft fair on Saturday. The event, hosted by the Class of 2018, will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cassadaga Valley Middle-High School, 5935 Route 60, Cassadaga. According to Danya

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Stream fishing for trout improving

Photo by Gene Pauszek Rob Legrano checks out a riffle above the Risley Street Bridge in Fredonia on Tuesday. Stream fishing for trout continues to improve on all local streams, with Cattaraugus Creek offering the best area to hook up with its larger flowage of water. Rick Miller in Irving reports t

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Teachers plead for principal's return after reportedly put on leave

OBSERVER photo by Jimmy McCarthy Fredonia Middle School teacher Lynda Sentz speaks to board of education members at Tuesday's meeting regarding her and others' support of Middle School Principal Andrew Ludwig. Those familiar with Fredonia Middle School Principal Andrew Ludwig note his presence and


Park design experts start from the ground up

What should a public park contain? Swings and slides, shaded benches, a grassy picnic spot? Should there be gestures toward the region's history, ecology and culture? Could a park be a place of encounter, of healing? In June, following their decision to remove statues of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall

C-VILLE WEEKLY - 2017-11-17 14:46:31

Graphic: Navy pilot admits to scandalous sky-drawings over Washington

OKANOGAN COUNTY, Wash. - Officials with the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island said one of their aircraft was involved in the obscene skywritings spotted in Okanogan County. Photos sent to KREM 2 by multiple sources show skydrawings of what some people are saying is male genitalia. Some sources have e

NBC 29 NEWS - 2017-11-17 18:39:00

US Forest Service Allowing Atlantic Coast Pipeline Construction

The federal government will allow the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to run through national forests in Virginia and West Virginia. The United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service announced its decision Friday, November 17. Twenty-one miles of the pipeline route will cross national forest system

NBC 29 NEWS - 2017-11-17 18:29:00

VSP Urges Motorists to Drive to Save Lives this Thanksgiving Weekend

RICHMOND - Traveling to spend time with family is a holiday tradition, and as millions hit the road this Thanksgiving, Virginia State Police urges motorists to drive to save lives so everyone arrives safely for the celebration. Within the past two weeks, traffic crashes in Virginia have claimed the

NBC 29 NEWS - 2017-11-17 18:04:00

U.S. Marshals arrest Culpeper County man in Charlottesville

(CHARLOTTESVILLE - WINA) A search for the Culpeper County man who's accused of doing a drive-by shooting ended Thursday. The Culpeper Sheriff's Office says U.S. marshals arrested 21-year-old Davion Malik Person Jr. in Charlottesville. Person faces five counts of attempted first-degree murder followi

WINA.COM - 2017-11-16 22:21:01

Stephen Baril case will be considered by Charlottesville grand jury

Stephen Dalton Baril (photo was supplied by the Charlottesville Police) is a former University of Virginia student. Photo: WINA (CHARLOTTESVILLE - WINA) A sexual assault case that involves a grandson of a long ago Virginia governor will be considered by a Charlottesville grand jury. A General Distri

WINA.COM - 2017-11-16 16:00:56

Charlottesville City Council Lays out Legislative Proposals on Demonstrations, Statues

People can now get a first look at some of the recommendations the city of Charlottesville is sending to lawmakers following the Aug. 12 violence. Every year, localities send their legislative priorities to their representatives in hopes of seeing laws added or changed. This year, Charlottesville Ci

NBC 29 NEWS - 2017-11-17 00:48:00

Charlottesville Area Transit Announces Bus Lines Poetry Contest

Charlottesville, Virginia... 11/16/2017... Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) and Bus Lines are encouraging area writers to use their imagination with the latest Bus Lines poetry contest. Authors can submit up to three literary works for consideration, and there is no cost to participate. This year'

NBC 29 NEWS - 2017-11-16 21:12:00

Police: Johnstown man beat pregnant woman

A Johnstown man was jailed Thursday, accused of beating a pregnant woman and then threatening to kill her and himself, authorities said. City police charged Stephon E. Anderson, 25, of the 200 block of Sell Street, with aggravated assault, terroristic threats, strangulation, simple assault and haras

TRIBDEM.COM - 2017-11-16 19:00:00

Johnstown police investigate shooting in West End

Johnstown police are investigating a shooting that happened Wednesday night in the West End. (WJAC) JOHNSTOWN - Johnstown police are investigating a shooting that happened Wednesday night in the West End. Police said they responded to the parking lot of West End Ambulance Service on Garfield Street

WJAC TV - 2017-11-16 10:02:46

Johnstown police advise drivers to avoid certain areas Friday

Johnstown police are advising drivers to avoid several routes in the city from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday.{ }(WJAC) JOHNSTOWN - Johnstown police are advising drivers to avoid several routes in the city between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Friday. Police said this is because a 150,000-pound transformer will be mov

WJAC TV - 2017-11-16 13:02:33

Clearfield County man charged with homicide by vehicle while DUI in death of woman

Gregory Millinder Jr., 32, of Madera, was charged with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence Friday morning in connection to a crash that killed a woman in July. (WJAC) CLEARFIELD - A Clearfield County man was charged with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence Friday

WJAC TV - 2017-11-17 12:43:29