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Police reports 7/3/18: Two charged with drug, burglary, stolen property

The Olean office of the Southern Tier Regional Drug Taskforce, in conjunction with the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Bureau, led a joint investigation into the selling of illegal narcotics and stolen property at 88 First Ave. An arrest warrant was then issued for two res


Sheriff’s Office: Dansville man was driving high with drugs in his vehicle

At the conclusion of the roadside investigation, Mountzouros was arrested and charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, driving while ability impaired by a combination of drugs, criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument and unlawful possession of marijuana.


Five, including infant, injured in rollover crash in Sardinia, NY

SARDINIA, NY (WIVB) - Multiple people are injured in a single vehicle, rollover crash in Southeastern Erie County, according to Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard


62-Year-Old Man Dead After Drowning in Lake Erie

Witnesses on the shore said the victim was unresponsive when they noticed him floating in the water.Pennsylvania State Police are calling a drowning in the open water of Lake Erie an accidental death.Rescuers from Crescent and Fuller Hose Companies in North East responded to the 11000 block of Old L


Jamestown woman with suspended license charged with DWI – again

Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies pulled over Morgan B. Vail at 2:32 a.m. on Route 430 and found her to be intoxicated. Officers checked her driving record and found her license had been suspended for a prior DWI offense. She was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI


Three children, three adults injured in rollover crash

The Erie County Sheriff's Office says a mother and father, a third adult passenger, and three children were all in one car that crashed on Middle Road in Sardinia.


Public forum tonight on Olean City School District official’s drag show comment

An organized group of about 25 community members, some of whom wore matching white T-shirts reading “No room for hate,” attended the June 26 board meeting demanding to be heard about the issue, but were denied. The board instead scheduled tonight’s public comment forum for them to bring their concer


Uniland unveils plan for high-end luxury town homes at Gates Circle

Uniland Development Co., which bought and cleared the site after the business closed in 2007, wants to construct a new 12-unit residential townhome project, consisting of two low-rise buildings on two adjoining parcels.


Man accused of DMV fraud also facing weapons, others charges in Geneseo

Erik K. Johnson, who was charged last week with having allegedly fraudulent Department of Motor Vehicle documents while being booked into Livingston County Jail, is also facing charges from Geneseo Police.


Two severely injured in separate motorcycle crashes Saturday

MAYVILLE, NY (WKBW) - Two motorcyclists are hospitalized after two separate motorcycle crashes in Chautauqua County Saturday, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriffs.


Police respond to three shootings on the first day of July 2018

Less than two hours later, shortly after 5 a.m., Police were called to a shooting that happened in the area of Frost Avenue and Jefferson Avenue in Rochester.


New York State Pavilion’s highly-anticipated restoration is yet to start

In 2017, the iconic New York State Pavilionreceived a little over $14 millionfor structural repairs and renovation work that would restore it to some of its original glory. Over a year since that announcement, work is yet to get underway. AM New Yorkrecently learnedthat the biggest obstacle since se


Governor to decide if hairdressers, barbers should be protected from theft of service

Leo Wolters Tejera works on coloring a client’s hair at WT Hair Salon above North Union Street Thursday. Wolters Tejera was happy to hear a bill that would add salons and barbershops to the list of businesses protected by theft of service law passed the state Senate and Assembly, and is urging Gov.


Locals party in Poodle Skirts at fly-in

GREAT VALLEY — Katy’s Fly-In restaurant was the place to be June 29 as guests were transported back to the 1950s at the Poodle Skirts Party.As part of the Town of Great Valley’s Bicentennial activities, the party kicked-off the Fly-In at the Great Valley Airport held June 30 and July 1.Entertained b


Cooling stations set up in Livingston County

Populations especially at risk include young children, the elderly, and people who are already ill.


Five Star Bank Expands Commercial Lending and Cash Management Teams | Markets Insider

WARSAW, N.Y., July 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Five Star Bank (the “Bankâ€), subsidiary of Financial Institutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISI), today announced the further expansion of its commercial lending and cash management teams with the recent hiring of three experienced bankers.


Shots fired at Genesee and Moselle injure pedestrian

Shots were fired on Genesee Street near Moselle Street early Sunday morning, injuring a pedestrian who was walking eastbound.The 35-year-old victim said he was walking on Genesee when he heard several shots, felt a sharp pain and realized that he had been shot in the right leg. He was taken to Erie


Man loses gold tooth and pants at gunpoint

Even worse, the victim claims the accused robbers also took his sneakers, pants and gold tooth.


DWI charges for Jamestown man following three consecutive accidents

Jamestown, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Jamestown man is behind bars after being involved in three motor vehicle accidents within 15 minutes Friday evening, leaving two people injured in one fo the accidents.


Police reports 6/30/18: Steamburg man charged after altercation with police

The Salamanca Police Department announced Friday it had charged Allen D. Larkin Jr., 30, of Steamburg, with second-degree assault, a class D felony; and second-degree obstructing government administration, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, all class A misdemeanors.