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Troopers arrest Allegany County motorists for drug-impaired driving
Two Allegany County motorists were arrested Thursday for drug-impaired driving in separate incidents, State Police reported. Machias troopers said they arrested Andrew J. Worthington, 34, of Rushford, after finding him parked partially on the pavement on Maple Grove Road in the Town of Freedom. Offi
UPDATE: Livingston County Sheriff says body found in Mt. Morris identified
MOUNT MORRIS, N.Y. (WHEC) - Livingston Country Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty said in a Tweet on Saturday that the body discovered Friday afternoon has been identified. The discovery of the body found in a wooded area between Mill Street and Main Street touched off speculation that it may be the remain
Allegany County sales tax goes red for 1st time in over a year
BELMONT — After more than a year in the black, Allegany County’s sales tax revenue turned red in the latest figures received by the Treasurer’s Office. The county fell short of its month-by-month comparison by $35,857.11. The three previous figures this year were in the black, beating the 2018 total
Decomposed body found in NY ID’d as missing 70-year-old
MOUNT MORRIS, N.Y. — Authorities say a decomposing body found in Western New York has been identified as a 70-year-old man who was reported missing in November of last year. Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty announced Saturday that the body found Friday in a wooded area in the village of Mo
Duo Charged After Allegedly Making Pot Brownies Near Children
HUME – Two Allegany County residents are facing charges after New York State Police said they made marijuana brownies in the presence of children on Monday. Brent A. Makowski, 25, and Jacob W. Pomeroy, 23, both of Fillmore, are charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Makowski is additionall
EXCLUSIVE: Friends remember man found dead in Mt. Morris.
MOUNT MORRIS N.Y. (WHEC) — Livingston County Authorities say a body found in Mount Morris is James Lowery. Seventy one year old Lowery was reported missing by friends last year from Springwater. Springwater is about 20 miles away from Mount Morris where Lowery was found.
What Spectrum's deal with New York State means for consumers
Charter Communications will begin offering high-speed internet to more rural customers following a preliminary deal announced Friday between the company and New York State regulators. The deal, if granted final approval by the state Public Service Commission, would settle allegations that Charter —
Video: Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt
The Kiwanis Club of Batavia hosted its annual Easter Egg Hunt at Centennial Park. NOTE: We have a little problem with the video. My phone didn't save the video of the actual hunt.
HIRING 716: Governor Cuomo creates task force to train for jobs in auto industry
Hiring 716 is WKBW's new initiative committed to highlighting job opportunities, challenges and success stories in Western New York. Learn more at Hiring716.com. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday the creation of the Excelsior Automotive Technician Task Force, which will develop progr
Fire destroys trailer in Arcade
ARCADE — Investigation is continuing into the cause of a trailer fire early Thursday morning, Wyoming County Emergency Services officials said. The fire was reported 6:02 a.m. in a vacant trailer at 6070 Michigan Rd., Lot 41. No injuries reported but two cats died and the trailer was described as a
Henrietta woman faces DWI, drug possession charges
GENESEO, N.Y. — A Henrietta woman was arrested then charged on Wednesday with driving under the influence and possession of cocaine following a traffic stop. Amanda J. Bennett, 27, was pulled over for a traffic violation in the town of Avon, according to the Livingston County Sheriff's Office. A bre
Weeklong slate of Earth Day events planned in New York state
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A weeklong schedule of activities including hiking, fishing and tree-planting is planned to commemorate the 49th anniversary of Earth Day in New York state.
Andrew Cuomo arrives at the New York International Auto Show in style
Even the governor has given up on the subways. Gov. Cuomo rolled up to the annual New York International Auto Show Saturday morning in a Roush Mustang, flanked by comic actor Tracy Morgan.
Report: NY state agencies overtime pay highest in a decade
NEW YORK (AP) - New York state agencies paid nearly $787 million in overtime for more than 18 million extra hours worked by state employees in 2018, according to a new report released Thursday by state comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.
Lacrosse team’s second half falls just short
LEWISTON – The Springville girls lacrosse team is still looking for its first win but came close in one of the team’s games last week. The Griffins outscored Lewiston-Porter 4-1 in the second half before falling 5-4 on April 9.
Andover Fire Department celebrates renovations
ANDOVER — Andover firefighters were suited up Saturday evening — not to battle a blaze, but to mark a new era in the department’s history. The Andover Fire Department broke out the Jaws of Life and cut the hose on its newly-renovated building Saturday in a “ribbon” cutting ceremony outside the fire
Message of the Cross carries through time
WAYLAND — The tradition began nearly five decades ago when a local man began a quest to bring the true meaning of the Cross Walk to his hometown. John Landino brought his talents to his faith as he built the giant cross that rests atop a 500 foot hill in Wayland. Landino began the Way of the Cross i
Caledonia and Dansville Residents On Elmira College’s Winter Dean’s List
Elmira College released its Dean’s List for Academic Achievement for the Winter 2019 Term. The Dean’s List recognizes full-time undergraduate students who were registered for at least 12 computable credit hours and who earned a term grade point average of 3.6 or higher. Students making the list incl
The Fray: Cuomo expands scholarship program for military families after Dems block bill
Gov. Andrew Cuomo bypassed a partisan clash in the Legislature by ordering last week that the state expand eligibility for an existing scholarship program that allows the families of military service members who are killed or disabled in combat or combat training to attend any SUNY or CUNY college f
Historic choice: Franklinville's Danielle Haskell earns Sister Maria Pares Buffalo News Player of the Year honor
Danielle Haskell might very well have settled the argument as to who is the best girls basketball player to come out of Franklinville. The best in her family? That could be a bit tougher call.