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Hamburg official takes town vehicle on personal trip
HAMBURG, N.Y. -- Two months ago, a local elected official took a town-owned vehicle on a personal trip, and there's video proof.
McMurray stops in Batavia to criticize Collins for backing Trump on Helsinki statements
Congressional challenger Nate McMurray made a series of campaign stops in the NY-27 yesterday, including in Batavia at the Genesee County Fair, to call out Rep. Chris Collins for not calling out President Donald Trump over, what McMurray said, was Trump's false equivalency between the United States
(3:22 PM) Pair Facing Multiple Felonies In Welfare Fraud Cases
From Nov. 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015, deputies said Bailey failed to notify the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services of income within her home. The unreported income allowed her to reportedly collect $1,806 in SNAP/food benefits, the Sheriff’s Office said in a press release.
Man fined for killing snapping turtle with a pick axe
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - A Holland man will have to pay a fine after a snapchat video of him killing a snapping turtle with a pick axe when viral.The video was posted in early July, and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Law Enforcement was alerted to the video. Environmental Conservat
Youngest full-size monster truck driver in the world lives in WNY, doesn't have driver's license yet
LAWTONS, N.Y (WIVB) - The youngest full-size monster truck driver in the world lives right here in Western New York, but the 16 year old doesn't even have his driver's license yet. He only has his permit. In fact, after his interview with Channel 4, the teen was headed to Drivers Education.
Snapchat video of axe attack on snapping turtle leads to summonses
The DEC officer noted that the man had a valid hunting license but that the season for taking snapping turtles was closed and that the method of killing it was illegal. Snapping turtles, the only kind of turtle that is legal to hunt in New York, can only be hunted using a firearm or bow,according to
A year ago, four tornadoes struck WNY, but could it happen again?
A year ago today, the day started with the federal Storm Prediction Centerincludingmuch of Western New York in an area it considered under a "slight" risk for severe weather, with a 2 percent chance for a tornado and a 15 percent chance for damaging wind and hail.
Sheriff: Mother leaves boy, 12-day-old girl in vehicle while visiting inmate
Officials say this happened on Wednesday evening when Felicia Maltbie, 29, was visiting an inmate at the Erie County Correctional Facility.
For former Bethlehem workers, worries grow over asbestos exposure
On a warm summer day two decades after he retired, Gerald Noznisky sat with hundreds of other Bethlehem Steel retirees, wondering if their work at the steel-making giant will lead to illness, even death.
Sean Kirst: In Dunkirk, a lakefront city on a civic roller coaster
For many of us in Western New York, it is impossible to think of Dunkirk without seeing the smokestacks of the old power plant – built by Niagara Mohawk – that dominate the city's waterfront. In the decades after World War II, the economic heyday of the little Chautauqua County city, that towering l
Camp counselor accused of child sex abuse gets out of jail
The camp counselor who has been indicted for allegedly sexually abusing five boys at the Brant Lake summer camp where he worked was released on bail Monday after posting an additional $100,000 bail bond.Dylan T. Stolz, 51, of Little Neck, had been free on $100,000 bail bond after he was initially ar
Gowanda Police add Facebook page
“We started a Facebook page so we could reach out to the community and any questions they might have for us,”He stated.“We’re going to be doing an ‘officer in charge’ corner, where we can give out tips, winter parking bans, why we do things. When they (the community) reach out with questions, we’ll
Chautauqua County man arrested on DWI charge
Troopers from the State Police Jamestown Barracks pulled over Steven Kotch, 45, on Chautauqua County Route 380 in Falconer for a traffic violation.
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'Photography Caravan'...uniting Jewish community’s photographersALYSSA CURTISInternThe Art Gallery at the Jewish Community Center Holland Family Building will host an exhibit titled “Photography Caravan-Images of Jewish Buffalo” beginning Wednesday, Aug. 15. The exhibit, which will run until Oct.Mor
Serious multi-vehicle crash on I-90 in Evans investigated by police
EVANS, N.Y. (WKBW) - State Police are investigating a serious two-car crash on the I-90 in Evans where at least one person is injured.Firefighters and police were called to the scene Tuesday morning. It's unclear how many people were hurt in the crash.If you are traveling westbound on the I-90, Poli
Ellicottville Brewing Company Opens Production Facility in Little Valley, New York - Area Development
Ellicottville Brewing Company opened its new 75,000-square-foot facility in Little Valley,
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SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOWby EMILY LOSITOReporterThe New Hope United Methodist Church and Covenant United Methodist Church welcomed a new minister, Rebecca Allis, earlier this month. Allis may be new to the churches, but she isn’t new to Western New York.More...Area fire companies join for multi-agency
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Record-setting season ends with first state titleJASON NADOLINSKISports ReporterPlenty of teams throughout the entire West Seneca School District achieved much to be proud of this past school year, but when it came time to pick The West Seneca Bee’s 2017-18 Team of the Year, there could really only
Kingsmen member pleads in RICO case involving Delevan/Arcade clubhouse activity
A member of the Kingsmen Motorcycle Club pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy Tuesday in Buffalo federal court in a case stemming from drug trafficking out of the KMC’s Delvan/Arcade chapter clubhouse.Jack Wood, 47, of Buffalo, pleaded before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford, according
Man Accused of Shaking and Killing Toddler
Hall, 23, was accused of shaking and beating the toddler at his residence on Weaver Street in Buffalo's Kaisertown neighborhood around 2:40 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon. The boy was the son of Hall's girlfriend and not his own. However, Hall's two biological children, a one-year-old and a two-month-old