Actor John Rhys-Davies has hunted the Holy Grail with Indiana Jones and faced down the armies of Sauron, but his latest quest is much simpler.
The City of Lockport will soon begin a multi-year reassessment project, as a result of a contract approved by the Common Council this week.
ALBANY — Lawmakers face a dwindling time frame to nix New York’s plan to allow candidates to run for office with up to $100 million in matching public funds.
On Dec. 18, more than 90 families will give thanks for the bounty of food they receive from the Newfane Community Food Pantry's annual Christmas Day of Sharing.
For almost six years, the Lockport Salvation Army has been led by a long-time advocate for charity and community work.
ALBANY — New York’s governor is once again taking his time to set a special election to fill a Congressional seat left vacant by a western New York Republican who pleaded guilty to insider trading.
The Lock City Sound, formerly know as the Lock City Glee Club, will be performing a collection of Christmas and seasonal music during December and January.
NEW YORK — Landlords can be held liable in limited circumstances under federal law when a tenant racially harasses another tenant, a federal appeals court said Friday.
The Niagara County Legislature is looking for a new public information officer and one of the two candidates for the job has a background that includes a plea to a pair of felonies and a stint as a main witness in one of the highest profile public corruption scandals in Western New York history.
The new leader of the Catholic Diocese in Buffalo told a weekly publication dedicated to the Catholic Faith that there is a “likelihood” that the diocese will be forced into bankruptcy
ALBANY -- With just 10 days before undocumented immigrants are allowed to get New York driver's licenses, several upstate county clerks insisted Friday the state should delay the controversial program because staffers handling motor vehicle matters have yet to be adequately trained.
Wonder Falls, a proposed $150 million private development project once hailed as a potential "hub" of activity for downtown Niagara Falls, has been officially removed from consideration.
Pendleton's highway superintendent has been arrested by the Niagara County Sheriff's Office for using town equipment to perform work on his property.
ALBANY — State officials say they are simply trying to fine-tune a ban on single-plastic bags that will bring sweeping changes to the grocery line checkout experience when the new law takes effect March 1.
An ambassador for Catholic education and a staunch supporter of the annual Catholic Charities Appeal fundraising drive will be honored for her work during the 20th annual Catholic education dinner in January.
When Niagara Falls attorney Paul Barr arrived at the Buffalo International Airport on a red-eye flight from Denver early Wednesday morning, he had no idea what was unfolding half-a-world away in Rome.
As Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger works to rebuild trust between the Western New York community and the embattled Diocese of Buffalo, he said his first priority is to listen.
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz on Wednesday asked multiple enforcement agencies to investigate what sounded to him like a threat against him and his family made by a caller to a Western New York radio show who identified himself as being from Lockport.
Navy Club Ship No. 110 of Lockport will hold a memorial ceremony on the anniversary of the attack on the U.S. Naval installation at Pearl Harbor starting at noon on Saturday.
The new temporary leader of the Buffalo Catholic Diocese said Wednesday that he wants to help advance the healing process for Western New York Catholics and the diocese itself.
The Lockport School Board Policy Committee will review policy recommendations made last week by the state education department's chief privacy officer.
The landlord of a former Honey's restaurant in Niagara Falls has won a $531,000 judgement against the owner of the restaurant and the owner of a pub that occupied the site after Honey's.
Prosecutors say phone records indicate about 24 hours passed before Samantha Klein sought medical help for the injuries she caused to Alaya Foster, and that delay ultimately caused the death of the 3-month-old infant under her care.
ALBANY — A year after New York Democrats seized control of the state Senate, there are fresh signs the bleeding may not be over for Republicans.
MEDINA – Olde Tyme Christmas in Medina drew thousands of people to the village on Saturday to take part in special sales and holiday events for the entire family, culminating with the 11th annual Parade of Lights.
Virginia Kropf/contributorMedina Mayor Mike Sidari, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochel, parade grand marshal Jackie DeHollander of Lockport and parade chairman Jim Hancock pose on the grandstand before the giant Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Rotary Park, which signaled the start of Saturday’s 11th …
Virginia Kropf/contributorGasport Fire Company entered this elaborately decorated fire truck in Medina’s Parade of Lights Saturday night. Thousands of people lined the parade route to see 42 brightly lit floats.
Santa Claus lives at the North Pole, and his "helpers" take up posts in crowded in shopping malls, but throughout this month, local families will be able to find Kris Kringle in a setting that is far more warm and inviting.
Richard Wells, president of the Police Conference of New York, has read every word of the New York Health Act. That is the legislation that would create a single-payer, government-run health care system that would cover all New Yorkers.
ALBANY — New York’s plan to root out political corruption by allowing candidates to run for office with up to $100 million in public funds has drawn scrutiny from Republicans and Democrats alike who are expected to fine-tune details of a plan proposed by political appointees.
SANBORN — Shawnee Sno-Chiefs snowmobile club will host a session of the New York State Snowmobile Safety Course from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Company hall, 3747 Lockport Road. The free course is open to anyone aged 10 years and older. Advance registration is r…
This Week's Circulars
- Lockport man sentenced to 20 years in sex trafficking case
- Starpoint schools 'on the move'
- New York Senate GOP left weakened after statehouse became bright blue
- Bradberry & Park's second-half run spoils Lew-Port's season opener
- Grace Episcopal Church set to close its doors
- Pendleton highway superintendent charged for using town equipment
- Newfane KeyBank branch permanently closing
- Landlord wins $531,000 judgement against former Honey's/Buffalo Wing Joint owners
- BOB CONFER: Minor parties face major obstacles in New York
- Ex-Ciminelli exec Schuler angling for county job