Ski Wing Double Murder 1978
killian

Needham, MA

#62 Feb 7, 2012
hannahirene13 wrote:
from what I understand, it is on one of the roads towards hinsdale, but still in Olean.
Kings?
sawthisandlikedi t

Olean, NY

#63 Feb 9, 2012
no i know what place she is talking about. the building was torn down about a year ago.

Since: Sep 11

Location hidden

#64 Feb 16, 2012
hannahirene13 wrote:
from what i was told, there were 2 men who hired others for the robbery and murder itself. and really only from description, i was never told the names of the two, all i know is that they seemed to be good people. and im not sure, again, im new to the area, and havent been out and about much. from what I understand, it is on one of the roads towards hinsdale, but still in Olean. im sorry i dont have any real valid facts, just stories. and no worries, i guess my name does make me sound like a child.
Hey hannahirene13...what happened to your original post where you described the two men you were told were behind the stealing of the safe? have any idea? seems to have vanished...
Been there at the beging

Spartanburg, SC

#65 Feb 29, 2012
justloafing wrote:
What a tragic history Grosstal aka Wing Hollow and Ski Wing had. Someone in another thread wanted to know about the chairlift roll-back that killed a young boy there. I found an article about it. I will leave a link. Does anyone know why or how the brakes failed?
http://fultonhistory.com/Process%20small/News...
It was determined that shaft key inside the transmission sheared. The automatic brake worked on a "bull wheel" attached to the drive shaft. It worked, but with the key broken gravity took over... My father applied the manual brake inside of the wheelhouse. He has no recollection of how he got inside with all that was going on. The Stadeli lift passed all safty inspections. Since that accident it is my understanding that ski lifts have braking systems After the transmission. The Bull Wheel brake is now a "dead man" style. By now they probably have redundant upon redundant braking systems.
Ms B

Bradford, PA

#66 May 5, 2012
My fathers Name is Gary B he was a ski instructor at wing for awhile and worked many hours. My mother and father got engaged at the hallow and do remember that night. My mother and father have told me both stories. They have had ideas and suspicions on whom did it or the men's that did this horrible crime. That took two life's away. I use to ski when I was very young up at the hallow before it closed. It was a great place. Very family oriented. I would love to come and see the place with my father one day. But I respect the new owners wishes on keeping it private.

I hope some day they do solve this crime, Like I said my parents had some ideas. But they are probably the same information that has been passed on through the years. Justice will be served I hope. Thank you all.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#67 May 10, 2012
Ms B wrote:
My fathers Name is Gary B he was a ski instructor at wing for awhile and worked many hours. My mother and father got engaged at the hallow and do remember that night. My mother and father have told me both stories. They have had ideas and suspicions on whom did it or the men's that did this horrible crime. That took two life's away. I use to ski when I was very young up at the hallow before it closed. It was a great place. Very family oriented. I would love to come and see the place with my father one day. But I respect the new owners wishes on keeping it private.
I hope some day they do solve this crime, Like I said my parents had some ideas. But they are probably the same information that has been passed on through the years. Justice will be served I hope. Thank you all.
Why dont you join us over here and share what else you know?

http://www.topix.com/forum/city/olean-ny/T14R...
wah

Buffalo, NY

#68 Jun 7, 2012
Looks like they arrested Lou Jr. for this murder today.
Circletrack Fan

United States

#69 Jun 7, 2012
Can anyone verify that LL was arrested. We heard from a pretty reliabel source that he is not at Catt. Co. jail.

Since: Jul 10

Location hidden

#71 Jun 7, 2012
Olean Times Herald: Authorities quash rumored arrest in Ski Wing murders:

http://www.oleantimesherald.com/news/article_...
my opinion

Niagara Falls, NY

#72 Jun 7, 2012
This doesnt mean a thing. My feeling is that someone let the cat out of the bag too early..in other words...a arrest may be pending....We wont hear unless it actually happens.I have been stalking this story since it happened...and have been praying for a arrest. I am not a family member nor friend of anyone involved. I have had a feeling for years who was involved.....I just want the person arrested to actually be convicted. In todays world...who knows if he will ever be convicted. Till then....he will answer to a higher power than us on his last day...or Karma...whichever you believe.
Citizen123

Olean, NY

#73 Jun 7, 2012
wah wrote:
Looks like they arrested Lou Jr. for this murder today.
looks like you are completely wrong........
my opinion

Niagara Falls, NY

#74 Jun 7, 2012
Gotta love how word spreads through this little town.....but also have to wonder how it starts in 1 day.....thats why I wonder.....usually it takes at least a week ....just saying....it had to start from someone believable.....I think the arrest part came from someone assuming.....
spike

Buffalo, NY

#75 Jun 7, 2012
LiL 'L' will be safely hidden away in Sicily, (forever) before any arrests are ever made...that's the way it has been set up all along...
bopper

Olean, NY

#76 Jun 11, 2012
I was told yesterday from a source which has always been reliable that Ljr passport was taken from him in the last couple days. I can't confirm that though.
9 Mile Dude

Athens, PA

#77 Jun 15, 2012
What about the guy with the initials BP?
curious

Henderson, NV

#78 Jun 17, 2012
9 Mile Dude wrote:
What about the guy with the initials BP?
Who is BP?
AlleganyOldTimer

East Aurora, NY

#79 Jun 28, 2012
bopper wrote:
I was told yesterday from a source which has always been reliable that Ljr passport was taken from him in the last couple days. I can't confirm that though.
Hmmm, I do believe that would be news to him, LOL.
julie77

Olean, NY

#80 Feb 11, 2014
with big louie gone maybe little lou will someday have to answer for the many things he may have done wrong....mixed race girl friend died of drug overdose just days after telling the Family she was having a baby......no one will ever believe she took the drugs by herself....but again money did the talking!!!! and the walking..
justloafing

Kaneohe, HI

#81 Feb 11, 2014
Been there at the beging wrote:
<quoted text> It was determined that shaft key inside the transmission sheared. The automatic brake worked on a "bull wheel" attached to the drive shaft. It worked, but with the key broken gravity took over... My father applied the manual brake inside of the wheelhouse. He has no recollection of how he got inside with all that was going on. The Stadeli lift passed all safty inspections. Since that accident it is my understanding that ski lifts have braking systems After the transmission. The Bull Wheel brake is now a "dead man" style. By now they probably have redundant upon redundant braking systems.
Thank you for that. Interesting.
White dog

Vienna, WV

#82 Feb 7, 2016
The people that did this are from Bradford. That's known to many people. Somebody very important must be connected, because there's been a cover up.

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