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Three quarantined inside Niagara County Courthouse in Lockport

Law enforcement agencies responded to the scene after being alerted to the delivery of the package Monday morning. Multiple first responders, including the Niagara County Sheriff's Office, Lockport Police Department and members of a local Hazmat team, are still on the scene at the Hawley Street buil

NIAGARA GAZETTE - 2018-07-16 17:42:00

YMCA sets job fair for new Lockport facility

Full- and part-time positions are available as member service representatives, custodians, strength, exercise and sports instructions, before- and after-school staff. Those hired will receive free memberships at all YMCA Buffalo Niagara locations. Applications alsoare available onlineat YMCABN.org/c

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-07-16 15:29:43

Authorities looking for help identifying body found in Lake Erie

At the time he was found, he was wearing blue Wrangler jeans and a dark pull-over under a dark jacket. Along with that, officials say he was wearing pants with no belt, and white socks with no shoes.

WIVB - 2018-07-16 13:17:44

Lockport school board approves parking agreement

With the approved agreement, Lockport City School District now has permission from the church to use the back parking lot. LCSD will be responsible for plowing the parking lot and the lot driveway entrance, as well as repairing any grass damaged in the process.

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2018-07-15 21:30:36

BLOTTER: Police reports for July 16

North Tonawanda• MARIJUANA: Ross Baumler, 27, of 68 Regency Court, Amherst, was arrested at 10:22 p.m. Friday at Nash Road and Leonhardt Street for criminal possession of marijuana and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. Bail was set at $500.

NIAGARA GAZETTE - 2018-07-17 04:50:00

Tonawanda man charged with DWI after singing at McDonald's drive-thru

Police were called to the fast-food restaurant on Young Street near the Twin Cities Memorial Highway and found Andrew J. Caldarelli, 32, in a vehicle slurring his words, police said.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-07-16 13:40:09

City of Tonawanda Police investigating stolen credit card

CITY OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) - City of Tonawanda Police are searching for a person believed to be using a stolen credit card.The card was taken from a City of Tonawanda resident during a larceny over the weekend.It was used in various stores in Western New York before being canceled.Anyone with in

WIVB - 2018-07-16 20:19:15

National Blue Cheese Dressing Day celebrated with 716 Day

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Along with 716 Day, western New Yorkers can also celebrate National Blue Cheese Dressing Day, which was declared by Wing King Drew Cerza.

WIVB - 2018-07-16 12:50:29

Buffalo man indicted on murder, weapons charges in Grimes Street homicide

Andre Rounds, 24, of Buffalo, is charged with second degree murder in the shooting death of 22-year-old Ronald Miles of Buffalo.

WIVB - 2018-07-16 19:45:57

Police identify Buffalo man who died in weekend motorcycle crash on Kensington

It's possible that he was then struck by another vehicle, investigators said Saturday. Jones was pronounced dead a short time later.Anyone with information is asked to call or text the Confidential TIPCALL Line at (716) 847-2255.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-07-16 18:35:00

Buffalo Man Charged with Murder

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo man has been arraigned on murder and weapons charges in connection with a June murder.24-year-old Andre Rounds is accused of fatally shooting 2-year-old Ronald Miles of Buffalo on Grimes Street in the City of Buffalo June 12th.Rounds is scheduled to return on Monday, Jul

RADIO.COM - 2018-07-16 19:28:34

Buffalo man accused of fatal shooting on I-190 arraigned

Juan Colon, 22, was charged with second-degree murder after authorities say he shot Angel Marcial, 26, on July 9.

WIVB - 2018-07-16 14:46:50

Police arrest alleged gunman in fatal interstate shooting

Colon is due back in court on Thursday. His attorney, Jessica Kulpit, wasn't immediately available to comment on the charges Monday.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-07-16 15:25:46

Truck driver smashes Citizen Bank facade in City of Tonawanda

CITY OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WKBW) - A truck driver making a delivery to Canalfest crashed into a facade at Citizens Bank on Main Street in the City of Tonawanda.The City of Tonawanda Police say 24 year-old Joshua Hilary of Whiteville, North Carolina thought he could make it through the drive-thru area

WKBW-TV - 2018-07-16 13:17:59

Man falls 50 feet into the lower Niagara Gorge Trail

NIAGARA FALLS, NY (WKBW) - New York State Parks Police and the Niagara Falls Fire Department responded to the Niagara Gorge Trail early Sunday morning for the report of an injured person laying on the trail that leads to the water.Police say a 24-year-old male was conscious and alert but was unable

WKBW-TV - 2018-07-15 14:39:07

New life for former Walmart in Lockport

A Minnesota-based farm and outdoors store, Runnings, has announced plans to open its first local location in the former Walmart site at 5789 S. Transit Road, which has sat vacant for almost three and a half years.The store would mark the first use of the 129,000-square foot building since the Walmar


Tweet about ranch dressing inspires “National Blue Cheese Dressing Day”

Founder Drew Cerza, known as Buffalo’s “wing king,” says the idea for a national holiday grew from a tweet sent out on National Ranch Dressing Day in March. The post from Frank’s RedHot sauce paired buffalo wings and ranch dressing. In Buffalo, where the appetizer was created, blue cheese is the pre

DRGNEWS.COM - 2018-07-16 00:00:00

Niagara Falls woman's apartment burglarized while she showers

A Niagara Falls woman told police she heard a commotion inside her apartment while she showered Saturday afternoon, emerging to find that someone had broken in and stolen $2,500 worth of property.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-07-15 21:27:24

Pushing for a dog park in town

A Town of Lockport man is trying to bring a dog park to a 2.8-acre plot of land south of Davison Road and Lincoln Avenue, saying it would bring a recreation space to residents with limited mobility and give town residents their first public space for canines.Derek DeBan, 37, said that for many resid

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2018-07-16 07:00:00

NIAGARA DISCOVERIES: Niagara County's lost amusement parks    

Now that summer is here, many people reminisce about the “good old days” and the fun they had as children, especially times spent at local amusement parks that no longer exist.Many of us over the age of 35 who grew up in Western New York fondly remember going to Crystal Beach and/or Fantasy Island.