Samantha Klein of Niagara Falls admitted Tuesday to causing the traumatic brain injuries that cut short the life of Alaya Foster, a three-month-old that she been babysitting.
BARKER — “It just takes one; one person’s love, thoughts and dreams of providing a safe haven for the unloved and discarded. It just takes one; one person’s voice. That voice can scream as loud as she can, 'You are worth it!' I’ll save you, care for you and make you strong and healthy and th…
Cazenovia Recovery System is appealing the city's recently-adopted six-month moratorium on development of the Davison Road property that the treatment provider is eying for a residential treatment facility and low-income apartments.
LOCKPORT -- A Porter man accused of killing his stepdad has returned to Niagara County Court after being found competent to stand trial on murder charges.
Niagara County prosecutors have offered a plea deal to a Falls man charged with stabbing a dog to death in an attack outside a gas station and convenience store in the 600 block of 19th Street on Aug. 22.
A meeting last week between city and county officials has brought Lockport closer to possibly consolidating its police dispatch services with the Niagara County Sheriff's Office on a separate frequency.
FISHERS, Ind. — As Democrats' impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump intensifies, Mark Stenske feels like he's seen this movie before, and the storyline is getting old.
NEW YORK (AP) — United Auto Workers said Saturday it's increasing strike pay for workers picketing at General Motors as the walkout by more than 49,000 employees nears the four-week mark.
The United Way of Greater Niagara has been an integral supporter and long-standing partner of Niagara University’s early childhood initiatives starting with the Niagara County Early Child Care Quality Improvement Project (Niagara QIP), housed at the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M. Institute fo…
Sorry to be a buzzkill at this glorious time when peak fall foliage infuses our lives with its vibrant palette of color across the upstate landscape. But all my reporting indicates that New York is in the crosshairs of global climate change.
Feedmore WNY, a new non-profit organization created by the alliance of Meals on Wheels for Western New York and the Food Bank of Western New York, will soon offer expanded services in Lockport.
Decorated military veteran David Bellavia added another honor to his resume Saturday when he was given a key to the city of Niagara Falls.
The city's Fire Board of Commissioner's met this week for the first time since the September release of an arbitrator's decision on firefighter staffing levels.
LOCKPORT -- A North Tonawanda man, convicted on 60 counts of rape, criminal sexual act, sexual abuse and unlawful surveillance, went into a head-banging, brawling meltdown with court officers and sheriff's deputies after being sentenced to 50 years in prison on Friday.
A Falls man who is facing multiple felony animal cruelty charges after police accused him of cutting the ears of seven American Bully puppies in a “depraved and sadistic” manner may see his case presented to a Niagara County grand jury.
A Lockport City Court judge has been censured by the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct for presiding over 2,500 cases involving a credit union where his brother is a member of the board of directors.
ALBANY — New York allies of President Donald Trump, led by state GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy, are cranking up the heat on upstate congressional Democrats in swing districts in an effort to make them pay a political price for the impeachment inquiry now dominating discussion at the nation's …
Two candidates turned in petitions and letters of interest and will be interviewed by the Lockport School Board to fill a vacancy on the board, Board President John Linderman said on Wednesday.
Nearly four weeks into the United Auto Workers' strike against General Motors, employees are starting to feel the pinch of going without their regular paychecks.
The life and work of Louis Massignon, the ethical dilemma faced by vegetarians, and pitching new business ideas are topics left to be discussed during Niagara University’s October Speaker Series.
BATAVIA – For months, the Western Regional Off Track Betting Corp. has refused to release the names of people who attended Bills and Sabres games in luxury suites it leases from the teams. Today, the OTB relented and released 201 documents that purports to identify ticket recipients.
CAMBRIA - A 34-year-old Wilson man sustained what authorities described as a severe leg injury in a motorcycle accident Thursday morning.
A plan to breathe new life into the old Tuscarora Club property in Lockport receives a boost on Wednesday from the Niagara County Industrial Development Agency.
Four residents of Lockport City School District have picked up petition forms indicating their interest in filling a vacancy on the school board.
Niagara County lawmakers who want to know why a political mailer was sent en masse to local media organizations by a government employee through his work email address are calling for an investigative committee with subpoena power to be formed.
LEWISTON — Niagara University and the coach of its swim and diving team have parted ways after a federal lawsuit alleged a culture of sexual harassment was ingrained in the athletic program.
ALBANY — An advocacy group fighting the legalization of recreational marijuana in New York says state leaders should immediately suspend the dispensing of cannabis-infused vaping products at medical clinics.
The Common Council scheduled an Oct. 16 public hearing on a proposed local law that would authorize billing of insurance carriers for emergency services rendered by Lockport Fire Department at accident scenes in the city.
BUFFALO — Brianna Valenti, 27, of Grand Island, was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday for her role in the death of toddler on Grand Island on Sept. 10, 2018.
DETROIT — Contract talks aimed at ending a 21-day strike by the United Auto Workers against General Motors have taken a turn for the worse, hitting a big snag over product commitments for U.S. factories, a union official wrote in an email to members.
Eddie A. Mayo of Niagara Falls has been found competent to stand trial for stabbing four people in a Falls bar March 26, 2017, following about two years of treatment at the Rochester Psychiatric Center.
Community Missions, Inc. and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will again join to host the ninth annual Interfaith Community Prayer Service at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
A survey of school board members from across New York found a majority supporting delaying the start time for high schools in an attempt to accommodate the needs of a typical high schoolers sleeping cycle, and local educators say the proposal is doable but presents some challenges.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Niagara County will receive nearly half a million dollars in federal funding through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to assist in the clean up of contaminated former industrial properties.
This Week's Circulars
Christine A.Best, of Lockport, entered into rest October 10, 2019. Christine enjoyed playing cards, going to the racetrack, cooking and spending time with her family. Wife of the late Ronald L.Best who passed away in 1988. Mother of Annette (Lawrence) Stanton, Christopher Best, Bridget Best …
A celebration of life will be held Saturday, October 19th, 2019, at Mariners Landing, 1540 Frankin Street, Olcott, NY from 2 to 4 PM.
Christine enjoyed playing cards, going to the racetrack, cooking and spending time with her family. Wife of the late Ronald L. Best, who passed away in 1988. Mother of Annette (Lawrence) Stanton, Christopher Best, Bridget Best (Jessica Stanton) and Molly Best; grandmother of Larry II, Victor…
- The GM strike and the fight for economic justice
- Lockport judge censured by state commission
- Adams excels as face of the LHS girls swim program
- Lockport school board vacancy gathers interest
- Tax break deal OK'd for Tuscarora Club project
- Gasport B&B featured on Travel Channel's 'Most Terrifying Places'
- LEADING OFF: Feeling blue is A-OK in Newfane
- Dean of students appointed in Newfane district
- Police reports published Oct. 9, 2019
- Carlson, Spartans celebrate Coach Cav with big win