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  1. Search for two missing teens in Lake Ontario called off after bodies foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    The Coast Guard and local response crews have ended their search for two missing teenagers after divers recovered the bodies from Lake Ontario near Robert Wehle Park Monday. The teens, 14 and 19, had been cliff diving at the eastern end of the lake Sunday, New York State Police said.


  2. New York Assembly passes bill to provide $90 million in relief funds for flood victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    The New York State Assembly has passed a bill to provide over $90 million in relief funds for property owners, businesses, and municipalities affected by Lake Ontario flooding. The bill establishes the Lake Ontario-St.


  3. Army Corps. of Engineers touring Ontario lakeshore toursRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    As the rain continues to fall, a flood warning remains in effect for communities in the northern part of our region around Lake Ontario. Those living there have been dealing with high lake levels for several weeks now.


  4. Mysterious lights spotted over Lake OntarioRead the original story

    May 24, 2017 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    Several glowing lights were seen over Lake Ontario last night around sunset. Photos of these lights have definitely caused a stir on social media pages around Western New York over the last 24 hours and when you see them, it's easy to understand why.


  5. Black bear spotted in North BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    A viewer sent in this photo of what appears to be a black bear passing through a driveway in North Boston. According to the New York State Department of Conservation's website, only about ten to 15 percent of the state's bear population resides in Western and Central New York, but transient bears are "routinely encountered' throughout the Lake Ontario plains.


  6. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers responds to Lake Ontario concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Buffalo District have recently visited 13 sites along Lake Ontario in response to high waters and flooding. "The Corps of Engineers responded quickly and we will continue to deploy our technical teams throughout this ongoing emergency," Lt.


  7. On the brink of falling in, home on Lake Ontario shore to be torn downRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    His Sodus Point house has been on the brink of falling into the lake for more than a week. Now, it has to be torn down.


  8. DEC to join Mobile Command Centers to help with Lake Ontario floodingRead the original story

    May 15, 2017 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    Representatives from the New York State Department of Conservation and Division of Homeland Security will join Emergency Response Mobile Command Centers over the next five days along areas of Lake Ontario affected by flooding. The representatives will join representatives from the state's Department of Financial Services, who have already been deployed via mobile command centers to help residents affected by flooding with their insurance claims.


  9. More mobile command centers will be deployed to help with flood concerns near Lake OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    More Department of Financial Services mobile command centers will be dispatched to the Lake Ontario area to help residents affected by flooding, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday. The addition mobile command centers will be dispatched throughout the Lake Onatrio region Saturday through Wednesday to assist residents with flood-related insurance issues.


  10. OARS program suspended due to inaccessible phonesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    The high water levels in Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River have led U.S. Customs and Border Protection to suspend the Outlying Area Reporting System program. There are 17 videophone stations, and some of them are located in western New York.


  11. Olcott residents bracing for rising lake levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    "I've been here 42 years and have never seen the lake like this," said Roy Letcher, a lifelong Olcott resident. "I walk down there every day and look at it," said Jose Gabaeles, who has lived in Olcott right up the street from Lake Ontario for 13 years.


  12. Andrew CuomoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    A Lake Ontario response team has also been created. The response team consists of the National Guard, the Department of Homeland Security, DEC, New York State Police, and the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.


  13. Niagara County officials say flooding threat is a - government caused' emergencyRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2017 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    As inmates from the Niagara County Jail filled sandbags in Olcott, Niagara and Orleans counties remain under a state of emergency because of rising water levels on Lake Ontario. But officials say don't blame Mother Nature entirely for this emergency.


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