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Gowanda man faces DWI charge after crashing into utility pole
A Gowanda man was charged with driving while intoxicated after authorities said he crashed into a utility pole in Cattaraugus County. Kodie R. Skeels, 21, hit a pole at about 2:20 a.m. Wednesday on Mosher Hollow Road in Dayton, the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office said. Skeels was not injured in
One person dead after head-on crash in Eden
EDEN, N.Y. (WKBW) - A man is dead after a head-on crash in Eden Wednesday afternoon.According to police, a vehicle was traveling northbound on Jennings Road and crossed the center line, hitting a vehicle in the opposite direction.One driver was pinned inside the vehicle and was extricated. He was ta
Breakdown of possible Cattaraugus County tax rates in 2019
The Olean city tax rate for 2019 will be $13.24 per $1,000 assessed value, while the tax rate for the city of Salamanca will be $75.79 per $1,000, up 7.37 percent.
You asked, we answered: Why is New Era Cap closing its Derby plant?
News that New Era Cap plans to shut down its Derby manufacturing facility in March shocked the plant's 219 workers, jolted the union that represents them, and angered politicians and residents this week.
Contractor charged with lying about being a minority/women-owned business
Bradley Kyler, 30, owner of Bucket Pro LLC, submitted a bid to the Village of Ellicottville engineer stating that his business had that state certification, Ellicottville police said in a news release.
Latest absentee results show McMurray continues to narrow Collins lead
A count of absentee and affidavit ballots completed in Niagara County showed McMurray at 1,456 and Collins at 1,253.
UPDATE: Snow, mixed precipitation to continue to morning
UPDATE 10:25 p.m.: Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches and ice accumulations of around one-tenth of an inch are possible overnight in Livingston, Wyoming, Cattaraugus and Allegany counties through 7 a.m. Friday.
Panel at college considers regional job dilemma
Arnavut turned over the panel discussion to moderator Mike Igoe, assistant communications professor at the college. Following each question, Igoe gave each panelist the opportunity to share a brief answer. Panelists included Todd Tranum, CEO and president, Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce; Dunk
New Era's new era: Marketing over manufacturing
If you're going to make baseball caps, it seems appropriate that you would do so in a Lake Erie hamlet called Derby. And since the 1960s, inside a nondescript, white-and-gray building, hundreds of men and women have gone to work at New Era Cap to do just that.
Blood drive is Thursday in Gowanda
Gowanda High School’s Student Council is hosting a Blood Drive on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Middle School Wrestling Room. All donors will be entered into a chance to win a Nintendo Switch gaming system. The public is welcome to participate and will have to enter throug
Winter Storm Warning parts of the region
The are is still on track for a very inconvenient storm beginning this afternoon and through the overnight. There has been a continued trend toward less ice, thus more snow out of this event. Snow, possibly with mixed frozen precipitation will first develop along the Pennsylvania border. Snow possi
Winter Weather Advisory lifted for Wyoming, Cattaraugus and Allegany Counties
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - More snow is in the forecast for much of Western New York. Mainly rain is expected across the Buffalo area, but the possibility of a coating is in the offing. Heavier snowfall is forecast for areas to the south and east of the Buffalo metro area, however winter weather advis
New Era considering closure of Derby facility
“This is extremely difficult for me. I grew up in Derby and worked in the facility, which has had a long, productive history with the Company,” Chris Koch, CEO of New Era, said. “Even as other sports apparel brands moved away from running their own manufacturing plants, we continued making caps at o
Invenergy sued in 2014 by residents near ‘model’ wind farm
Invenergy, the developer of the proposed Alle-Catt Wind Farm in Cattaraugus, Allegany and Wyoming counties, was sued four years ago for $40 million by 60 Wyoming County residents over quality of life and other issues involving the Orangeville Wind Farm.
10 years later, police actively look for leads in disappearance of 36-year-old Busti woman
Ten years later, police continue to actively look for leads in the disappearance of a 36-year-old Busti woman.Corrie Andersonwent missing on October 28, 2008. She left her job in the afternoon at the Lake County Dodge dealership on Washington Street in Jamestown. The mother of three missed a meeting
Weekend in Review: Buffalo nursing home fined, first snow falls, Bills and Sabres win and more
Daniel P. Drew, 65, was the only person aboard a twin-engine Cessna that crashed Saturday in the Town of Tompkins, about 40 miles east of Binghamton.
Volunteer fire company says Erie Co. is dragging its feet to fix crumbling roads
"They're roads that are traveled 200 to 100 cars a day on those roads. So it's not real heavily traveled. It's a remote section of the county. It's most important first and last mile for the people that live there, but we're trying to leverage millions of dollars to possibly fix those roads when we
Flood mitigation three-years out for Gowanda
“The Corps of Engineers is doing their own internal review to make sure that the monies can be approved to do the $6.7 million project,”Trustee Paul Zimmermann stated.“Conference calls are happening, things are moving forward with that. Most likely in the spring there will be some type of a public r
Police: 1 person in custody following bank robbery on Seneca St.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Buffalo police have taken one person into custody following a recent bank robbery.Police say the robbery occurred Tuesday morning at an M&T Bank branch on Seneca St.The person's name was not released.
Woman sleeping in car charged with DWI
Genesee County sheriff's deputies said they charged a 45-year-old woman with driving while intoxicated after finding the woman asleep in her car early Saturday morning in the Town of Batavia. Susan M. Rea of Sheridan Road in Bergen is accused of DWI, refusing to take a breath test and illegally park