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Committee looks at fire department merger

OBSERVER Photo by Ann Belcher Members of both Brocton and Portland fire departments and municipalities discuss the finer points of the potential merger of fire companies during the most recent Shared Services Committee meeting. BROCTON - The Brocton Portland Shared Service Committee got some questi

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

WESTFIELD: A questionable state reward

Last week, the Westfield Police Department received a state grant of $7,541 to either purchase recording equipment to conduct video interrogations or replace existing systems that are either faltering or in need of upgrade. Is that really good use of taxpayer dollars? New York state, through Gov. An


Former Fenton Director To Head RTPI

Joni Blackman, longtime director of the Fenton History Center, has taken on a new position as senior vice president and chief operating officer of the Roger Tory Peterson Institute. A longtime resident of the Jamestown area, Blackman has more than 30 years' experience in leading and managing not-fo

POST-JOURNAL - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

UPMC Chautauqua WCA Focuses On Safe Sleep For Babies

Tammy Johnson, a registered nurse at UPMC Chautauqua WCA, demonstrates how to use a sleep sack. P-J photo by Katrina Fuller Safe sleeping practices for babies are as easy as ABC. Under Cribs For Kids, a program out of Pittsburgh that helps provide safe infant sleep spaces for mothers who cannot affo


Traffic stop finds 4 pounds of marijuana in car

Failing to stop at a stop sign in the city of Dunkirk led to felony drug charges for three Dunkirk men Saturday night when more than four pounds of marijuana were found in plain view. Dunkirk Police report a patrol officer observed a vehicle fail to stop at the intersection of West 5th and Swan str


Jamestown woman with headlight out jailed for DWI

Not having both headlights on at night landed a Jamestown woman in jail for drunk driving early Saturday morning. Jamestown police stopped Tammy B. Arnold, 35, at North Main Street and East 5th Street for having a headlamp out, but found that she was drunk. She was arrested for driving while intoxic

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-14 17:22:38

Fire Strikes Downtown Falconer Again

Fire departments responded once more almost a year later to downtown Falconer as fire broke out Sunday morning. Smoke was seen for miles around billowing out of the Falconer Vac Shop building and a call was put out to emergency personnel at 11:15 a.m. The scene was eerily familiar because a fire bro


Couple caught with pet cat inside checked luggage

ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA - Florida couple Olivia Sari and Nicholas Larrison last week got busted by the TSA for allegedly putting a cat in their checked luggage. They were travelling home from Erie International in Pennsylvania when baggage detectors picked up something weird, according to a report on Go

TOMONEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 06:29:22

Report: 10-year-old New Canaan boy's death could be flu related

NEW CANAAN, Conn. (WTNH)- A local 10-year-old boy's death over the weekend could be flu related, according to the New Haven Register. Fourth-grader Nico Mallozzi, of New Canaan, was at a hockey tournament in New York this past weekend, when he left after being too sick. Related: New Canaan 10-year-o

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-16 12:03:54

New Canaan fourth-grader who died Sunday, had the flu, officials say

NEW CANAAN - A popular West School fourth-grader known as being the voice of the afternoon announcements is being mourned across the region after dying Sunday morning at the age of 10. Nico Mallozzi, who officials say had the flu at the time of his death, died after returning from a New York hockey

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-01-15 18:17:51

New Canaan Men's Club

John Santa, vice chairman of the Sentencing Commission of Connecticut and founder of Malta Justice Initiative, will address the New Canaan Men's Club in Morrill Hall at St. Mark's Church, Friday Jan. 19 at 10 a.m. His topic is Opportunities for Us All in Criminal Justice Reform. It is Santa's belief

NCADVERTISER.COM - 2018-01-15 11:21:19

Medical Director: deceased 4th-grader had flu; his brother has it now

The New Canaan fourth-grader who died suddenly Sunday, Nico Mallozzi, is reported to have tested positive for Flu Type B, according to Dr. David Reed, the Town of New Canaan's director of health. Nico's brother has also tested positive for the same flu type and is now hospitalized with flu symptoms,

NCADVERTISER.COM - 2018-01-15 18:01:22

Warm up at 'Oriental' exhibit, hear art talk

Warm weather and desert sands await at the New Canaan Historical Society where 35 paintings by 20 American artists who spent time in the Orient comprise the Orientalism in American Art and the Silvermine Art Colony show. It opened Jan. 7 and runs to March 31.The show also includes etchings, textiles

NCADVERTISER.COM - 2018-01-15 10:45:45

Grace Farms neighbors: P&Z chairman appears to have conflict

Neighbors of Grace Farms Foundation have suggested to the New Canaan Planning and Zoning Commission that its chairman, John Goodwin, "appears to have a conflict involving Grace Farms that would mandate his recusal under applicable law," according to Amy Zabetakis of Rucci Law Group, which has repres

NCADVERTISER.COM - 2018-01-15 21:55:06

Church plans MLK Day townwide service

Interfaith of New Canaan is sponsoring a town wide service to honor the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Martin Luther King Day, Monday, Jan. 15 at 10:30 a.m. at the The United Methodist Church, 165 South Ave. The keynote speaker will be the Rev. Dr. Lindsay E. Curtis of Grace Baptist Church in No

NCADVERTISER.COM - 2018-01-15 08:22:43

New Canaan student dies suddenly Sunday morning

A 10-year-old New Canaan student reportedly died suddenly Sunday morning after becoming ill while returning home from a hockey tournament. The New Canaanite reports that Nico Mallozzi, a student at West School, left the hockey tournament early because he felt sick. He was rushed to the hospital but

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-01-14 23:59:59

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events in Wellesley

The 18th annual breakfast in honor of Martin Luther King Day sponsored by World of Wellesley and Wellesley College will took place today at Alumnae Hall, Wellesley College, and Hardy School hosted fun events for families The World of Wellesley sent along some pictures of the happenings. All photo cr

THESWELLESLEYREPORT.COM - 2018-01-16 00:44:56

Things to do in Wellesley

MARTIN LUTHER KIND ANNUAL COMMUNITY BREAKFAST, 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Jan. 15, Wellesley College, 106 Central St. Cost: $30. RSVP required: info@worldofwellesley.com. This year's keynote speaker will be Layli Maparyan, Ph.D., the Katherine Stone Kaufmann '67 executive director of the Wellesley Centers

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-14 16:02:33

NHS Robotics Club promotes STEM to students

The three teams that make up the Needham High School Robotics Club attended a FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Qualifier on Dec. 16 and competed against 20 other teams for an opportunity to attend the State Tournament. The three teams, T-10, HackHers and Liquid Oxygen, designed, built and programmed ro

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-15 20:03:00

Flynn: Haitian showed what makes U.S. great

This year was not one of my most pleasant Martin L. King Jr. holidays, but it did give me the opportunity to reflect on one of the best. I have spent the past week at Massachusetts General Hospital after collapsing at Brae Burn Country Club in Newton following my speech to a group of distinguished m

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-01-16 08:00:00