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Gun buyback taking place at old Niagara Falls police headquarters

People can trade working and non-functional firearms for gift cards, no questions asked. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office is holding the gun buyback at the old Niagara Falls police headquarters. The AG's office has conducted similar buybacks before. This is happening at 520 Hyde Park Blvd

WIVB - 2017-09-21 11:45:24

Seal with amputated flipper headed to Niagara Falls aquarium

(Photo courtesy of Marine Mammal Stranding Center) BRIGANTINE, N.J. (AP) - A harbor seal whose rear flipper had to be amputated after being struck by a boat has recovered and is headed to an upstate New York aquarium. New Jersey's Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine has been caring for th

WIVB - 2017-09-21 16:36:33

Niagara Falls Primary Election may be Harbinger of Change, Tongue-Tied Councilman Touma baffles TV audience

Change is in the air, and last week's primary election provided evidence of it. In a stunning turn of events, a complete political outsider, Bill Kennedy, came in a solid second in the Democratic race for three open seats on City Council, a mere 28 votes behind frontrunner Andrew Tuoma. Trailing the

NIAGARA FALLS REPORTER - 2017-09-22 09:40:51

Two dogs found dead inside metal crates in Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) - Niagara Falls Police have condemned a vacant home on 20th Street after the Niagara County SPCA found two dead dogs that had been locked inside metal crates. Investigators say it appears the dogs were dead for 45 to 50 days. Camilya Joseph, 20, is charged with two felony

WKBW-TV - 2017-09-22 17:36:57

Water pressure returning after main break in Niagara Falls

A water main break at the Goodyear plant in Niagara Falls overnight caused water pressure to drop for many residents in the city. (Google Streetview) Many Niagara Falls residents experienced low water pressure Friday morning due to a water main break that happened late Thursday at the Goodyear plant

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-22 12:53:13

Major break causes water problems throughout Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) - Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster is issuing an urgent message to folks in the city to use "extreme water conservation measures" until further notice. A major water main break was reported on 56th Street, overnight Friday, at the Goodyear Chemical Plant property. The break

WKBW-TV - 2017-09-22 06:58:54

Niagara Falls health group hosts Saturday gorge walk, picnic

Create A Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative introduced a new leadership model this week powered by four city residents. Sarah Obot, Brian Archie, Keyona Dunn and Evelyn Harris, all community advocates, will lead the grassroots, resident-led effort to improve the health and well-being of all resid

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-22 18:04:25

Happening: Niagara Falls water break and conserve water advisory

Niagara Falls water crews repairing line break on 56th Street early Friday morning. Photo from Twitter: Mayor Paul Dyster. NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) - The mayor is asking Niagara Falls city water users to take extreme water conservation measures, after a main break in the city overnight. Paul Dys

WIVB - 2017-09-22 05:37:20

Oktoberfest planned in Niagara Falls

The 8th annual Old Falls Street Oktoberfest in Niagara Falls will have fun for all ages, with music and food, beer and all things German from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30 in Old Falls Street's middle block. The free event is open to the public and will kick off at 1 p.m., rain or shine, with the c

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-22 12:47:32

Group combining efforts for a healthier Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y.(WIVB) - A community group in Niagara Falls is hoping to create change for the city through joining forces. The grassroots effort refers to itself as the Creating a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative. Their main goal is to enhance the quality of life for everyone living in the

WIVB - 2017-09-21 21:45:22

70-year-old woman struck by pickup truck in Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) - A 70-year-old woman was crossing Forest Avenue when she was hit by a 2004 Chevy Silverado. Officials say she appeared to have a broken arm and leg injuries. The pickup truck was making a left turn off 19th Street onto Forest Avenue. The 54-year-old Niagara Falls man w

WKBW-TV - 2017-09-20 20:10:20

Food Hall coming to Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) - In a few months, more than a dozen different restaurants will be opening inside of a building on the Fashion Outlets property as developers from Mercado reached a deal with the mall's ownership group. "The food hall concept has been gaining a lot of momentum in urban are

WIVB - 2017-09-20 20:37:23

Festival landing in Niagara Falls

CONTRIBUTEDActor Robert Davi will be landing on the red carpet by helicopter at 5 p.m. today for an outdoor celebration which kicks off the nine-day Buffalo Niagara Film Festival at the Four Seasons Cinema. Actor Robert Davi, who is premiering a documentary at the Buffalo Niagara Film Festival, wil

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA to gain new "food hall"

IMAGE/Mercado Development NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) - A new "food hall" is coming to the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA. The 16,000 sq. ft. food hall will be dubbed "Hip City" and is expected to be open for business in spring 2018. It will be located along Military Road, with floor-to-ceil

WIVB - 2017-09-20 19:28:56

70-year-old woman hit by truck in Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) - A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in Niagara Falls Tuesday afternoon. Police in the city went to the 1900 block of Forest Ave. around 3:45 p.m. There, a pedestrian had been struck. The 70-year-old Niagara Falls woman had been crossing the street when a truck hit her whil

WIVB - 2017-09-20 16:03:09

Niagara Falls barber and beauty shops offer blood pressure screenings

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) -Some people do not like going to the doctor's office, especially if they're scared of what the doctor has to say. Six beauty and barber shops around the city of Niagara Falls are trying to take the fear out of a quick blood pressure screening by doing it in their own shop

WIVB - 2017-09-20 19:40:11

'Walk the Falls' event set Saturday in Niagara Falls

Whether you walk, ride a bike or run, the inaugural "Walk the Falls" event Saturday in Niagara Falls may interest you. Registration for the free event can be done online or beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Niagara Hub, 630 Main St. The 2-mile walk will continue along Main Street to the waterfront

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-20 12:44:45

Buffalo Police officer with attention-drawing videos suspended for second time

Buffalo Police Officer Richard Hy joked in a Vine video from 2016 that he took and used cocaine from an evidence locker. The Buffalo Police officer who drew attention in December after he was suspended from the force for making outrageous and sometimes crude social media videos - known as "Angry Co

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-22 01:52:52

3 rescued, 1 dead on boat missing in Hurricane Maria

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says a woman and two children were rescued from a boat that went missing off Puerto Rico during Hurricane Maria, but a man died aboard the vessel. The Coast Guard in Miami said in a statement that a British Royal Navy helicopter hoisted three people Wednesday night

WIVB - 2017-09-21 18:22:39

Upstate man sentenced for accident that killed NYC student

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) - An upstate New York man has been sentenced for leaving the scene of an accident that killed a college student from New York City. The Press & Sun-Bulletin reports (http://press.sn/2fG4haJ ) 26-year-old Aizaz Siddiqu was sentenced Thursday in Binghamton City Court to three yea

WIVB - 2017-09-22 15:22:14