DANNEMORA — Apparent fentanyl exposure in Clinton Correctional Facility’s mailroom sent 11 employees to the hospital Friday and set off an investigation, officials say.
Members of the New York Civil Liberties Union took their fight against facial recognition-based surveillance local on Tuesday with a forum at Lockport Public Library.
ALBANY — Advocates for local governments are pushing back against a Cuomo administration plan to speed up the siting process for renewable-energy generating plants.
Unprecedented numbers of people visited Kenan House Gallery over the weekend to participate in The Art of Suffrage interactive exhibit, according to co-chairs Ellen Martin and Mary Brennan-Taylor. For the first time in recent memory, two related Kenan Arts Council-sponsored Tea and Tours sol…
ALBANY — The termination of cash bail for most misdemeanors and some felonies in New York has become increasingly unpopular with voters, a new Siena College poll has determined.
“The History and Mystery Surrounding the Spalding Mill” will be presented by Dr. Scott Geise at Historic Palace Theatre later this month.
North Park Junior High School will be celebrating its 80th birthday on March 11, with special events for the students and community members.
Niagara County officials have created a committee to hear the ideas and concerns of those that might be impacted by large-scale renewable energy projects.
NIAGARA FALLS — Parking can be challenging at the annual Art of Beer, which is one of the most successful fundraisers held annually at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center on Pine Avenue.
WASHINGTON — The Senate’s top Democrat is raising questions about the Transportation Security Administration’s use of the China-owned video app TikTok, citing potential national security concerns and a ban by the Department of Homeland Security.
About 55 parish volunteers, clergy, and Catholic Charities’ staff attended a volunteer training workshop Saturday to help kick off Appeal 2020 for Catholic Charities in Niagara County.
Dominick Grossi, a local veteran icon who was killed in Iwo Jima, will be featured on a television program this weekend, according to his niece, Donna Branch.
The National Weather Service in Buffalo describes the current winter season as “mild” and “below average,” but after an anticipated warmer weekend, temperatures and precipitation will then begin to be more in line with yearly averages.
Niagara County's former public information officer — who was the subject of disciplinary action last year after he used the county email system to distribute the campaign reelection announcement of a sitting lawmaker — is currently working at a new job in county government.
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York’s governor is offering to allow federal officials access to the state’s motor vehicle database but not to drivers’ Social Security numbers in an effort to persuade the Trump administration to let state residents back into Global Entry and other frequent traveler programs.
The owners of Fantasy Island have drawn attention from the New York State Attorney General’s Office after dozens of people who purchased season passes and other advance goods and services expressed concern about getting refunds in the wake of the amusement park’s announced closure.
LOCKPORT -- A Falls man, who pleaded guilty to abducting, beating and raping a woman, then chaining her in the basement of his Monroe Avenue home, told a Niagara County Court judge on Friday that he wants to withdraw his plea.
Lockport Fire Department conducted a special ceremony Thursday in which four firefighters' promotions were recognized and three probationary firefighters were sworn in.
TROY — The nation's top immigration enforcer assailed New York's law blocking his investigators from accessing driver license records Thursday, arguing the so-called Green Light law has weakened the war on terrorism.
The state of New York is embarking on an advertising blitz aimed at educating residents and business owners about the upcoming ban on single-use plastic bags, which begins on March 1.
Niagara County will once again employ a contracted grant writer, in an effort to attract funding for operations from the state and federal governments and private organizations.
NIAGARA FALLS — Representatives from the Aquarium of Niagara held a press conference on Wednesday to unveil a new strategic plan for what they say will be a “bold step forward” for the organization.
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo, defending a controversial law that prevents federal law enforcers from accessing computerized records of New York drivers, contended Wednesday that immigration officials would misuse the data in order to deport undocumented immigrants.
ROCHESTER (AP) — A western New York man was charged Wednesday with threatening to kill U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and Rep. Adam Schiff because he was angered over the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.
An assistant chief at Lockport Fire Department has reached a possible settlement with the city after he filed court papers to have his demotion overturned.
BATAVIA – Batavia Downs gaming center finished one of the busiest weeks in its history this past Sunday, according to representatives of Western Regional Off-Track Betting Corp.
At its Tuesday night meeting, the Niagara County Legislature presented a check for $75,000 to the Lockport Locks Heritage District in support of the Lock Tenders tribute monument.
Longtime supporters of Fantasy Island had their worst fears confirmed on Wednesday as representatives from the amusement park announced the permanent closure of the Grand Island mainstay.
A former employee of Lockport Police Department is suing the city for denying his request for benefits awarded to officers injured in the line of duty, after he suffered a permanently disabling leg injury during police academy training.
A Buffalo mom, wanted by Falls police since she abandoned her 10-month-old son in a room with an ice machine at the Seneca Niagara Casino & Resort, was captured Tuesday by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force.
LOCKPORT — Falls minister, the Rev. Jessie Scott, stood in front of the members of the Niagara County Legislature Tuesday night and told them that children in the county needed to see "more people who look like me" in public jobs.
LOCKPORT — A public not-for-profit that supports open government and students from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School are teaming up to force Niagara County, the Niagara County Board of Ethics and the Niagara County Legislature to release financial disclosure statements o…
ALBANY — With New York's presidential primary now 10 weeks away, state Democrats are grappling with internal bickering and sniping among supporters for the competing candidates seeking the party's nomination.
President Donald J. Trump weighed into New York's 27th Congressional District race on Tuesday with a tweet offering a "complete endorsement" of state Sen. Chris Jacobs in the special election.
This Week's Circulars
- Patrick Burke to the rescue
- Council nixes raises for CSEA, AFSCME members
- BOB CONFER: The Boy Scouts will survive bankruptcy
- NIAGARA DISCOVERIES: The many faces of Main and Market streets
- Niagara County forming group to confront large-scale energy projects
- Going for 'stronger' and 'prouder'
- National spotlight to shine on Lockport war hero
- The changing faces of LFD
- Starpoint hoops, Niagara County sheriffs to play benefit game
- Niagara Falls police, U.S. Marshals locate, arrest missing mom