A public hearing on a proposed moratorium for 360 Davison Road drew a full house in council chambers Wednesday, amid concern over plans to develop the property into a residential recovery facility and low-income apartments.
A State Supreme Court justice admonished Anthony J. DiFilippo for bringing personable items to his weekend stays in Niagara County Jail but allowed him to continue his six-month sentence.
Falls police are looking for help from the public to identify and find a suspect in what has become a one-man crimewave in the city's LaSalle neighborhood.
LOCKPORT -- A State Supreme Court justice has reserved decision on a challenge from a former Falls man to charges he jumped bail and fled to Canada to avoid sentencing on sexual assault charges.
The firefighter who was injured in a hit and run accident while directing traffic in the town of Lockport Sunday night has been released from the hospital, the Rapids Volunteer Fire Company reported.
WILSON — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo defended the state's new license plates and their associated fees Tuesday, saying new plates are needed for the state to continue to expand cashless tolls on thruways throughout the state.
ALBANY — The declining population of upstate New York is being turned into a political weapon by the new leader of the state's Republican Party, who suggests the blame rests squarely with the policies of Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
During his Tuesday visit to Wilson, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo promised that no large-scale energy projects would move forward in Niagara County or other parts of the state without the host communities having representation on a state siting board charged with approving or denying them.
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NIAGARA FALLS — A 72-year-old Niagara Falls man was arrested Monday afternoon after a witness reported to police he threw three kittens out of his moving vehicle.
Former Common Council member Amanda Alexander will keep up her challenge of 5th Ward Alderman Rick E. Abbott, and 3rd Ward Alderman Mark S. Devine will run unopposed, after winning their primary election contests earlier this summer.
Areas along Lake Ontario's south shore will be under a flood watch from Wednesday evening through Thursday afternoon, as forecasters predict northwest winds up to 30 mph and waves reaching up to six feet.
Pendleton Town Clerk Deborah K. Maurer is challenging the Niagara County Board of Elections to include a referendum to extend her term of office on the ballot this November.
ALBANY — A dozen New Yorkers required treatment for severe pulmonary disease in recent weeks after using nicotine or marijuana vaping products, prompting state officials to declare an emergency health threat and launch an inquiry.
The northbound South Grand Island Bridge will be closed to all traffic on Sunday from midnight until 1 p.m. to accommodate the filming of scene for ‘A Quiet Place II.’
Glenwood Cemetery is experiencing some financial challenges — but officials insist steps are being taken to ensure the cemetery never closes.
LOCKPORT — The head of the Buffalo Niagara Coalition for Open Government says the Niagara County Legislature's decision not to amend its public speaking rules sends a "loud and clear" message to the public.
The owners of the Sunflowers of Sanborn report the popular attraction was damaged by people entering the business while it was closed due to weather on Saturday.
Meredith Keirn, a local Marine killed in the Korean War, was finally given a proper burial in Arlington Cemetery recently.
The Common Council will hear from the public but will not vote Wednesday on a proposed six-month moratorium on 360 Davison Road.
ALBANY — In New York government news, Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to create a new crime of domestic terrorism for mass shootings or other large-scale violent acts motivated by bias.
BUFFALO — A North Tonawanda man busted with 30 kilos of cocaine as he drove away from a Grand Island auto dealership will now spend 12 years behind bars.
ONTARIO COUNTY – Construction will soon begin on a national veterans cemetery in Western New York, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced Friday.
The field of candidates for the 27th Congressional District seat expanded Saturday as Sen. Rob Ortt, R-North Tonawanda, announced he was throwing his hat into the ring.
BETHEL, N.Y. – The Beatles were not here 50 years ago when more than 400,000 people crowded shoulder-to-shoulder over acres of farm land to listen to rock ‘n’ roll music and define a cultural happening known as Woodstock.
LEWISTON - Local Kiwanis members and event organizers offered a preview of the upcoming Peach Festival during a press conference on Friday at Academy Park.
A Niagara County jury returned a verdict Friday convicting Edward Lockwood of North Tonawanda with 60 counts of rape, criminal sexual act, sexual abuse and unlawful surveillance.
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a dead body found in a pickup truck outside the Tops Market in Wrights Corners on Friday morning.
State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-North Tonawanda, will be making an announcement Saturday regarding New York's 27th Congressional District in Lockport first and then later in Batavia.
In 2013, Lockport City Democrats fielded one candidate for the Common Council, despite having only one of their own serving as an alderman.
Nora Kovach was 24 when she first went public with allegations of childhood sexual abuse by a youth pastor First Trinity Lutheran Church in Tonawanda.
PORTER — A pair of thick binders were laid out on a table at Porter Town Hall on Thursday evening, each packed with obituaries commemorating the lives of individuals who lived or worked near the Lake Ontario Ordnance Works (LOOW) site in Lewiston.
The SPCA of Niagara presented its 2019 Taylor Award to Niagara County District Attorney Caroline Wojtaszek during its annual cocktail party and auction fundraiser Thursday night.
The New York State Education Department announced on Thursday that $34 million was awarded to 251 public libraries to support construction and renovation projects across the state, and several local library have been awarded funds for their projects.
The Niagara County Department of Health is collaborating with other federal, state and county health agencies to air-drop oral rabies vaccines across the region in the coming weeks.
A Cuban national was sentenced Wednesday to one to three years in state prison for trying to use a forged credit card with information that belonged to a Border Patrol agent.
GASPORT — Hartland and Newfane residents were able to get more details about a proposed solar project during an open house held on Wednesday.
WHEATFIELD – Officials at the Niagara County Industrial Development Agency may give a decade-long tax break to the company that plans to redevelop a storied City of Lockport property.
This Week's Circulars
- Woman finds dead body in back of truck at Wrights Corner Tops
- Burt woman alleges abuse by Lutheran youth pastor
- 'Quiet Place' filming to shut down Grand Island bridge Sunday morning
- Olcott Dollar General site plan approved
- SCHEER: Bridging the gaps in local Lockport history
- Police reports published Aug. 20, 2019
- Glenwood Cemetery taking on financial challenges
- Cuomo defends new license plates during Wilson visit
- Chad Kelly strong in another preseason showing
- State declares health emergency over vaping