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Militello named ENH's director of nursing
Eastern Niagara Hospital has appointed Maralyn M. Militello its new senior director of nursing. Militello previously served as Kaleida Health’s chief quality and patient safety officer at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital and DeGraff Memorial Hospital. Before that, Militello was the director of per
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
Roblee: Central New York's special Greek Revival flavor
Last month, I touched briefly upon the prominence of the Greek Revival style of architecture throughout our region, a topic worth fleshing out further this month. The historic pathways along which architectural styles moved in New York state served to bring people and ideas to our area. The westward
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
Men guilty of Sodus teen's stabbing death sentenced to prison time
LYONS, NY (WROC) - The men who pleaded guilty in the death of a 17-year-old boy from Sodus have learned their fate. Hunter Peck will serve 23 years to life for the death of Zackary Dwello. Vaughn Gray will serve 18 years behind bars for manslaughter with five years' post-release supervision.
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.
Health Department issues measles warnings after patient visited multiple sites
The Erie County Health Department is dealing with an unusual double-barreled health problem—a measles case and an active case of tuberculosis. The measles patient arrived from an unspecified Eastern European country November 27 and is believed to have been infected there. Health Commisioner Dr. Gale
Alfred explores snow removal district
ALFRED — An age old question in municipal governance was the center of attention in the Town of Alfred on Thursday, when the town board questioned who should be responsible for snow removal from its sidewalks.
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
DEC busts couch potato hunter, others for illegal deer kills
An Ontario County man who allegedly baited a deer into his backyard with piles of corn, then shot the animal from inside his house was busted late last month by state Department of Environmental Conservation police.
Protest held in Buffalo against Northern Access Pipeline
BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) - A protest was held against the Northern Access Pipeline in the city of Buffalo on Saturday, December 15. National Fuel first announced plans to build the nearly 100-mile natural gas pipeline in 2015. The pipeline would extend from Pennsylvania to Elma, NY to transport gas throug
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.
#AngelsForAndy challenge comes to HS hoops
It started with a challenge to Adam Bennett, but his Salamanca boys basketball players wouldn’t let him jump in the snow for some snow angels without them. The Warriors’ varsity gathered around Bennett outside the school on a cold Tuesday night, Nov. 27, as the coach introduced a short video. This w
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.
New York Attorney General's office files lawsuit against Target, Walmart and LaRose Industries
New York — The attorney general's office has filed a lawsuit against Target Corporation, Walmart Inc., and importer LaRose Industries, for allegedly committing thousands of violations of multiple New York laws governing the safety of children’s toys sold in the state.
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
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.
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.
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.
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