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Niagara Falls Water Board plans sewer plant upgrades, small rate hike

The Niagara Falls Water Board budget for attorneys' fees is nearly tripling, which one board member attributes to having to deal with the black, gunky discharges this year that shocked both residents and tourists and garnered unwanted international attention. (John Hickey/Buffalo News file photo) Th

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-19 15:10:55

Sen. Gillibrand's father worked for NXIVM, quit after 4 months, then Salzman falsely accused him of sexual harassment

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said she now thinks Bill Clinton should have resigned as President because of the various sexual abuse allegations that were made against him before and after he was elected President. As a result, I think it's fair to ask her, [and the other US Senator for New York Stat

NIAGARA FALLS REPORTER - 2017-11-18 17:21:17

Niagara Falls church to offer class in Narcan use

The First Unitarian Universalist Church of Niagara will host a free two-hour program that will teach people to use Narcan to save a person from an opiod overdose. Those who complete the training, provided by the Erie County Health Department, will be given a free Narcan kit to take home, supplied by


Teen daughter and boyfriend accused of killing father in Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)- Two Buffalo teens were arraigned Sunday morning on second degree murder charges. It is alleged that 17-year-old Alexandria Heath and 19-year-old Romaine Jirdon beat and stabbed 58-year-old Thomas Heath in their West Ferry home Friday night. Heath and Jirdon pleaded not guilty a

WIVB - 2017-11-19 17:39:32

Buffalo man dies after driving through house

Winter Weather Advisory issued November 18 at 2:41PM EST expiring November 20 at 1:00PM EST in effect for: Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie Lakeshore Flood Warning issued November 18 at 2:37PM EST expiring November 20 at 1:00AM EST in effect for: Monroe, Niagara, Orleans, Wayne File image Copyrig

WKBW-TV - 2017-11-18 20:33:32

Man dies after SUV leaves road and strikes home in Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)- Buffalo police are investigating a fatal overnight car accident on Fillmore Ave. Police say a 37-year-old Buffalo man was driving his SUV north on Fillmore when he left the road and struck a home. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators say there is significant damag

WIVB - 2017-11-18 20:30:49

World record attempt crosses through the Falls

If Traci Lynn Martin was looking to dry off a bit Saturday, she picked the wrong day to portage around Niagara Falls. The day was just another wet one among many wet days in 2017 for Martin. Martin and her "Just Around the Pointe" expedition floated up to LaSalle Waterfront Park on Buffalo Avenue Sa

NIAGARA GAZETTE - 2017-11-19 03:12:05

Cardiac cath lab marks 400 procedures at Memorial Medical Center

The clinical team at the new cardiac catheterization laboratory at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center performed 400 procedures - including emergency procedures that saved 29 patients' lives - during its first six months of operation. Most of those treated were Niagara County residents, said Melis

NIAGARA GAZETTE - 2017-11-19 19:21:00

Police probe bombing of Bellingham principal's car in Blackstone

BLACKSTONE - Police say someone targeted the Bellingham High School principal when they set off a powerful explosive device that damaged his Jeep Thursday night. Beyond that, investigators and school officials were not saying much about the incident and the aftermath, although a friend told the medi

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-18 19:28:44

Bellingham Public Library announces events

BELLINGHAM The Bellingham Public Library, 100 Blackstone St., has announced the following events. For information: 508-966-1660. Enlighten Bellingham: This year, the library is offering the community a variety of programs for people of all ages under the Enlighten Bellingham program. BPL is one of


Bellingham to demolish old police station

BELLINGHAM - A new fence around the old police station is the latest sign of that building's impending demolition. The Mechanic Street building - which housed the department from the 1960s until 2015 - is set to be torn down this year. The Board of Selectmen, at its most recent meeting, awarded a bi


Principal targeted by car bombing?

BLACKSTONE - Classes started off amid beefed up police security at neighboring Bellingham High School Friday after an explosion caused by what investigators believe was a homemade pipe bomb damaged a Jeep outside the principal's home on Lakeshore Drive here the previous evening. Bellingham High Scho

WOONSOCKET CALL - 2017-11-19 03:18:00

Zoo hosts goodbye party for beloved ape

The Franklin Park Zoo bid a fond farewell yesterday to Okpara, a 24-year-old male Western lowland gorilla affectionately called "Okie," that will be shipped off to what zoo officials and a gorilla survival program hope will be more fertile pastures. Okie is headed to the Audubon Zoo in Louisiana in

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

BVT aces the spring MCAS

UPTON - This year's MCAS scores at Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School were higher than other schools in the area. According to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), more than 99 percent of BVT's Class of 2019 scored advanced or proficient on the Englis

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-19 23:24:11

Bid to bring Sherwood's Diner home tangled in museum's hold

For a quarter of the 20th century, Sherwood's Diner at 56 Foster St. in Worcester, was known as the police diner, where owner Ernest J. Ryan and his family swapped stories and slung hash for cops, firefighters, lawyers and people just coming in for a cup of coffee. But for the last 6 years, the dine

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-19 01:18:00

Two men charged with bank fraud scheme

Two Nigerian nationals residing in the Blackstone Valley have been detained in federal custody on charges that they allegedly participated in a large-scale counterfeit bank fraud and passport scheme intended to generate more than $850,000 in ill-gotten gains. Olugboyega Akinloye Fasanya, 35, of Woon

WOONSOCKET CALL - 2017-11-19 03:15:00

Report: Longtime cement plant manager Biggs dies

LUCERNE VALLEY - Bud Biggs, a local leader known for his work managing the Mitsubishi Cement plant and serving on several boards across the Victor Valley, has died, the Daily Press learned Saturday. Several sources reported Biggs, 77, died early Saturday morning at a local hospital following an appa

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-19 03:08:24

Head-on crash on Ramona Expressway leaves San Bernardino man, Hemet man dead

A second person has died following a head-on crash Thursday afternoon on the Ramona Expressway at North Warren Road in San Jacinto, according to the California Highway Patrol. The driver of each vehicle died, according to a CHP press release, and each of their female passengers was hurt and taken to


Man riding motorized bicycle struck, killed in San Bernardino

A 24-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle as he rode a motorized bicycle through the curves on E Street east of Little Mountain Drive in San Bernardino on Thursday evening. Around 6 p.m., the man - later identified by San Bernardino County coroner's officials as Brian Brownstein, of San B


Anti-sharia and anti-fascist demonstrators face off at site of San Bernardino terrorist attack

Small crowds of anti-sharia and anti-fascist demonstrators faced off Saturday at the site of the 2015 San Bernardino terrorist massacre. The two groups, totaling no more than 100, gathered near the Inland Regional Center, a nonprofit that serves people with developmental disabilities, where a Pakist

LA TIMES - 2017-11-18 20:50:00