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Pedal tour pitched to North Tonawanda council

Pedal tours, which are rider-powered vehicles that make their way through traffic in popular areas, may be pedaling their way around North Tonawanda. Last week, Sarah Gebhard, a math teacher and founder of Huffin Pedal Tours, approached the North Tonawanda Common Council with an idea to bring the pa

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

Tonawanda woman charged with DWI following crash

TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) - A City of Tonawanda woman is facing DWI charges after crashing her vehicle into a pole at Delaware Avenue and Delton Streets early Wednesday morning in the City of Tonawanda. Karli M. Holler, 30, of Gibson Street, was charged with DWI, first degree aggravated unlicensed oper

WIVB - 2017-11-22 21:53:33

Tonawanda council fails to adopt budget

Three city of Tonawanda Common Council members abstained from voting to adopt the city's 2018 spending plan. While three of the five council members refrained from voting, the other two voted against the budget. Councilmembers Chuck Gilbert, Jackie Smilinich and Sean Rautenstrauch abstained from th

NIAGARA GAZETTE - 2017-11-23 02:18:34

City of Tonawanda budget will raise taxes some $90 per year for average homeowners

City of Tonawanda Mayor Rick Davis' $22.3 million budget proposal went into effect Tuesday -- after the Common Council failed to adopt an alternative budget. Davis' 2018 budget calls for an increase in property taxes of 4.99 percent, which would raise taxes nearly $90 per year for an average home. T


Young unofficially wins Tonawanda Third Ward race after absentee ballots counted

Republican challenger Michael R. Young declared himself the winner Tuesday of the City of Tonawanda Third Ward Common Council seat after absentee ballots were counted and his slim lead over Councilmember Sean Rautenstrauch grew slightly. Young was ahead by 11 votes after absentee ballots were counte


Buffalo Police investigating Thanksgiving morning shooting

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Buffalo Police have confirmed one man was shot Thursday morning on Buffalo's east side. The shooting happened on the 1200 block of Fillmore Avenue. The victim was transported to ECMC. Police have not released information about the man's identity or his current condition. Our N

WIVB - 2017-11-23 12:55:16

Man, 23, shot on Fillmore Avenue

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A 23-year-old Buffalo man was struck by gunfire early Thursday morning in the 1200 block of Fillmore Avenue. The man was taken to ECMC with injuries "that appear serious in nature", according to police. Anyone with information is asked to call or text the confidential TIPCALL

WIVB - 2017-11-23 16:15:58

Hit-and-run victim's family finds 'new kind of thankfulness'

Five months after Dana Papaj suffered a traumatic brain injury when she was struck by a hit-and-run motorist on Grand Island, she will be home for Thanksgiving dinner. It will only be for a few hours. She's still recuperating at a nursing facility and not well enough to come home permanently. The me

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-22 16:19:14

Franklin volunteers to deliver essential items to students

Shoes, coats, socks. Not all students have access to these clothing essentials. Parents and school officials in the Franklin Special School District are trying to change that. A new project called the NOOK, or Needs of Our Kids, aims to stockpile essential items and deliver those items on-demand.

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-11-23 12:00:00

Revitalization on Main Street sets the pulse of Franklin, Williamson County

Rudy Jordan, who once served as Heritage Foundation director and then as director of the Downtown Franklin Association, dedicated her career to the revitalization of Main Street. Jordan said she has always had an appreciation of old things and even raised her family in a historic home in Franklin, w

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-11-23 04:42:00

Over one thousand people will enjoy a Meridee's pie at Thanksgiving dinner

Meridee's head baker Brittany Carter and operations manager Amy McGee greeted customers under a white tent behind the popular down-home restaurant Wednesday. Customers rushed to the tent to picker up their last minute pie to complete Thanksgiving dinner with friends and family. Carter said that she

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-11-23 20:57:00

The Wag: It's a festive time, I know, but Thanksgiving this year has me in the doggie dumps

Today's the day, Mom's favorite holiday, Thanksgiving. She has cooked the feast with zeal every year ... until today. She's going to my human sister's house to celebrate with E and her husband, Brooks. I can tell you I am not a happy camper. Mom always has a special plate for me and my colleague, Ma

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-11-23 07:23:00

Bethesda News: For this Thanksgiving, I am truly thankful for the generosity of 'Herald' readers

Words could NEVER express my gratitude to each of you for your kind expressions that have been given to me since I began writing for the Williamson Herald. With Thanksgiving being Thursday I hope EACH of you will reflect over the past months and THANK GOD for ALL He has done for you. I realize that

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-11-23 07:14:00

Next Gen is training tomorrow's preservationists

As the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County celebrates and looks back on the past 50 years and forward to the next 50 years, leaders are also looking to those who will plan the Heritage Foundation's 100th anniversary celebration. About 11 years ago Next Gen - the next generation of preservationi

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-11-23 06:19:00

Commentary: Thanksgiving involves crazy dreams and, of course, delicious cornbread dressing

The first scenario involves me having been run out of the kitchen 47 times by the Kitchen Tyrant Trio of Love-Weasel, Boy and Other Boy while trying to snatch food from the counter and pouting about how very close I am to starving to death and the unfairness of having to wait just 15 more minutes. T

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-11-23 06:00:00

The Next 50 Years: Heritage Foundation expands scope of preservation, education

For the past 50 years, the Heritage Foundation's mission has focused on advocating for historic preservation and education. In preparation for the next 50 years there have been a few changes - a new chief executive officer, a new logo, a new name and a new tagline - but the mission remains the same:

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-11-23 04:41:00

Carmel clinic treats Hamilton Co. patients for free

Flood Warning issued November 22 at 10:21AM EST expiring November 25 at 7:00PM EST in effect for: Fountain, Parke, Tippecanoe, Vermillion, Warren Flood Warning issued November 22 at 10:21AM EST expiring November 28 at 4:36AM EST in effect for: Parke, Vermillion, Vigo Flood Warning issued Novemb

6 NEWS WRTV - 2017-11-22 21:02:32

Carmel Fire Department demonstrates what it takes to rescue patient from trapped car

Photo of car rescue exercise. (WISH photo) CARMEL, Ind. (WISH) - 24-Hour News 8 reporters Joe Melillo and Brittany Lewis spent a few hours with the Carmel Fire Department learning what it takes to be rescued and rescue someone from a trapped car. The Carmel Fire Department set up two cars to demon

WISH-TV - 2017-11-22 15:00:29

How a Carmel medical clinic treats those in need

CARMEL, Ind. - Carlos Fernandez was in a tough spot when the company he worked for changed hands and he lost his job of 25 years, along with his health insurance. Fernandez, 48, Carmel, has Type 2 diabetes, and he said his medication costs $900 per month. Unable to afford the life-saving drug, he tu


Fashion gifts for everyone at Carmel City Center

Trendy, casual, upscale and more! Shop till you drop at Carmel City Center this weekend. Jimia Smith - VP & Marketing Director - Carmel City Center, shows us the looks you could snag!14 Districts Weekend, a fashion-forward boutique in Carmel, has exclusive pieces from around the globe. Carrying piec