In July 2016, Northpointe Council was rocked by allegations that two of its staff members, substance abuse counselor Jessica Griffin and registered nurse Candace Seelbinder, had sex with patients.
A group of Town of Lockport residents are filing an appeal to overturn a decision requiring the town's planning and zoning boards to approve a variance for a proposed cell tower at 7154 Chestnut Ridge Road.
The Town of Niagara, in conjunction with Macerich's Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA, continued this past week a holiday tradition that started more than 20 years ago — donating $50,000 to various groups and organizations that benefit the residents of the Town of Niagara and neighboring…
For more than 17 months, Adam Schneider has argued that a drunken driving charge against him should be dismissed because arrested deputies mistook his cognitive disabilities for intoxication.
The Common Council passed two changes to the local law dealing with dog licenses, in an attempt to encourage more dog owners to pay their licenses. Next year, the city will be conducting a dog enumeration, which is basically a census of the amount of dogs in the city.
After being torn apart in a windstorm in late spring, salvaged materials from the DeVeaux Woods Brick Barn will be repurposed as a comfort station, Niagara Falls City Councilman Bill Kennedy announced last week.
As mentioned in last week’s article, Town of Niagara pioneer Abraham Witmer’s two youngest sons, Tobias and Elias, were twins. The brothers were born on Oct. 8, 1816, in their father’s log house on what is now Witmer Road near Hyde Park Boulevard. Both sons received their primary education a…
LOCKPORT - Every December since 1949, members of the Navy Club of Lockport have been gathering at the Big Bridge to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice on Dec. 7, 1941.
NEW YORK — A real estate executive was sentenced to three years in prison Friday for his role in schemes to bribe a former top aide to New York's governor and to cheat his way to a slice of the state's ambitious Buffalo Billion development project.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — A 78-year-old man who relies on medical marijuana for back pain finds himself homeless after being evicted from federally subsidized housing in a case complicated by conflicting state and federal marijuana rules.
ALBANY — New York state lawmakers are taking a look at the challenges facing public libraries and the changing role they play in our communities in the 21st century.
ALBANY — A coalition of New York education groups says schools will need a $2.2 billion increase in state aid to meet the needs of students next year.
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers will soon make the highest state legislative salary in the country after a state compensation panel voted Thursday to raise their pay for the first time in 20 years.
NEW YORK — A corporate executive was sentenced to 2½ years in prison Thursday for defrauding a New York state economic development program in a case that stretched up to the governor’s office.
The New York State Electric and Gas Corp. will remove 800 cubic yards of soil from the canal early next year as part of its ongoing cleanup of coal tar contamination from its La Grange Avenue electrical substation.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Thousands waved and cheered along the route as funeral train No. 4141 — for the 41st president — carried George H.W. Bush's remains to their final resting place on Thursday, his last journey as a week of national remembrance took on a decidedly personal feel in an em…
MEDINA – Medina Memorial Hospital’s fifth annual Breakfast with Santa saw a record number of children come out to have breakfast with the jolly old fellow, decorate Christmas cookies and take part in holiday crafts.
Alderman-at-large Larry Eggert blasted what he believes is the unprofessionalism of the police chief search and the transition period arguments between Acting Mayor David Wohleben, a Republican, and mayor-elect Michelle Roman, a Democrat.
The Lockport City School District School Board passed its policy to govern the use of the new security camera system using facial recognition software called Aegis.
The North Tonawanda Board of Education unanimously approved a motion to terminate the probationary employment of their athletic director on Wednesday, who has been on paid leave since September.
Local officials opened the first ice-skating rink in the city's downtown since the days of the former Niagara Falls Convention Center on Wednesday.
LEWISTON — A Niagara County grand jury is expected to begin hearing evidence in the case of a Lewiston teen already charged with multiple counts of rape and sexual abuse tied to parties that took place in a Mountain View Drive home.
ALBANY — State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is urging State University administrators to address "weaknesses" in safeguarding the system's students and staffers from hazardous materials stored at its campuses.
ALBANY — New York farmers are getting some help from the state to make their operations more energy efficient and develop renewable energy projects.
Jason Zona, a firefighter in the City of Niagara Falls who served four terms as a Niagara County legislator, has announced he will not seek reelection next year.
ALBANY — A new report finds that students attending for-profit colleges in New York state are more than twice as likely to default on their loans as those at non-profit schools.
ALBANY — Nine community solar projects around New York state have been awarded state contracts to help low-income residents access renewable energy.
This Week's Circulars
- Clark murder case delayed
- Deal reached in DiFilippo case
- Grand jury to review allegations of rape, sexual abuse at Lewiston 'party house'
- Alderman-at-large slams police chief search, friction between mayor and mayor-elect
- West Herr group acquires Lockport's Mullane Motors
- Police board delays selection of next Lockport police chief
- Elmwood Avenue garage fire deemed 'suspicious'
- Police reports for Dec. 5
- Judge: Ciminelli sentence meant to send message
- Sheriff's deputy, NCCC student recognized for life-saving work