7 hrs ago
Home Furniture Gallery is going out of business
Three weeks after announcing the Tonawanda location is closing, Home Furniture Gallery says its Cheektowaga location will also close its doors.
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Fire caused $180,000 to Tonawanda auto shop
Fire investigators say a blaze at Swiderski Motorcar on Fletcher Street in the City of Tonawanda caused $180,000 in damage.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Tonawanda Coke gets violations for small explosion
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
Fire breaks out at auto shop in Tonawanda
Flames broke out around 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday at Swiderski Motorcar on Fletcher Street.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Public invited to attend Tonawanda Coke update meeting
During the event Assistant U.S. Attorney's from the U.S. Department of Justice will provide an update on sentencing for the company that was found guilty of violating the Clean Air Act for releasing the cancer causing agent benzene in the air.
Western NY city to lure deer so SWAT team can shoot them to ease overpopulation
An Erie County city is bringing back a bait-and-shoot program to reduce a surging deer population that's causing damage to property and hazards to motorists.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Activists will reveal soil test results at community meeting
Now an activist, Jackie James Creedon says contaminants could also be in the soil.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Hamburg eyed for FedEx distribution site
It appears Federal Express has pinpointed the town of Hamburg for a massive distribution center that could eventually employ 600 people.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
If pothole was reported, you may have recourse
The extreme winter this year has led to extreme potholes, and as soon as they're filled, another freeze-thaw cycle leads to another breakout and the re-opening of filled ones.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Erie County SPCA looks to build new facility
The SPCA Serving Erie County is looking to build a bigger facility that leaders say they hope will improve operations.
Driver and passenger charged after traffic stop
A driver and his passenger are facing a number of charges after a traffic stop on Niagara Street, in Buffalo, on Sunday.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Car slams into the side of Stanton Optical
The accident happened at the store located at Niagara Falls Boulevard and Sheridan Drive in the Town of Tonawanda.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Police find missing 15-year-old girl
TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. - A teenage girl who was reported missing in January has been located by police.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Former N.Y. Dispatcher Awarded $9.1M for Medical Malpractice
Feb. 18--A jury has made a $9.1 million medical malpractice award to a former City of Tonawanda public safety dispatcher whose broken ankle almost 10 years ago led to complications and the eventual amputation of his leg.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
[VIDEO] Empire State Wrestling Free Match: Johnny Gargano vs. Jamin Olivencia
Dragon Gate USA Champion Gargano faces Olivenica, who was OVW Heavyweight Champion at the time, in Olivencia's hometown.
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Phil Reisman: Astorino never said he'd stay
It was a slow news day. The temptation was to take advantage of a Presidents Day sale on tires, but instead I sauntered over to the Westchester Democratic Party headquarters, a drafty suite of rented rooms located down the hall from a tae kwon do instructor.
Woman charged under NYS's Move Over Law
A Tonawanda woman was charged under New York State's Move Over Law after crashing into the rear of a Niagara County Sheriff deputy's patrol car on Monday The deputy was conducting a traffic stop on Niagara Falls Boulevard in Wheatfield around 8:30 a.m., just south of Schultz Road, and had all of his emergency lights activated.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Bank bandit robs third bank in WNY
A man wanted in connection to bank robberies in Tonawanda and Cheektowaga hit the First Niagara Bank in Orchard Park on Friday.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Home Furniture Gallery in Tonawanda is closing
A closing sale began Thursday because owners say they lost their lease at that location.