Niagara County Newswire

Niagara County Newswire

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  1. Hospice Gran Fondo draws hundreds of cyclistsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Riders are all smiles as they cross the finish line at The Hospice Gran Fondo bicycle ride held May 19. The event celebrated its fifth year with over 750 riders registered. The fifth annual Hospice Gran Fondo brought more than 750 riders to Niagara County on May 19 for the popular cycling event that benefits Niagara Hospice.

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  2. College Honoring Deceased US Ace Who Left To Fight In WWIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    A western New York native who became a fighter plane ace during World War II is being awarded a posthumous honor from Cornell University. John O'Neill grew up in Niagara County and enrolled in Cornell's College of Agriculture in 1939.

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  3. College honoring deceased US ace who left to fight in WWII Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WFTV Orlando

    ... ace during World War II is being awarded a posthumous honor from Cornell University. John O'Neill grew up in Niagara County and enrolled in Cornell's College of Agriculture in 1939. Two years later he enlisted in the U.S. Army and became a fighter ...

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  4. USDA surveying Niagara County for European cherry fruit flyRead the original story

    Thursday | Grand Island Pennysaver

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is now surveying for the European cherry fruit fly in Niagara County. APHIS is urging residents across Niagara County to cooperate with surveyors in the area who are searching for the pest.

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  5. North Tonawanda cuts ribbon to band shellRead the original story

    Thursday | Grand Island Pennysaver

    On Saturday afternoon, the City of North Tonawanda avoided the rain and cut the ribbon to its new band shell at Raymond Klimek Veterans Park, 700 River Road. New York state Sen. Rob Ortt, North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur Pappas, Niagara County Eighth District Legislator Richard Andres, Director of Parks and Recreation Patty Brosius and the rest of the North Tonawanda Common Council were on hand to welcome the new event venue to the city.

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  6. Niagara Falls Air Base holds accident response simulationRead the original story

    Thursday | Grand Island Pennysaver

    ... of the 914th Air Refueling Wing, there was participation from the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, Niagara County Emergency Services, Grand Island Civil Emergency Response Team, as well as several state and county emergency response ...

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  7. Best year in memory? Lake Ontario spring fishing is 'on fire'Read the original story

    Thursday May 24 | The Post-Standard

    ... something that has been unheard of," he said. "The last 10 spring (LOC) grand prize winners came from Niagara County. This year, while more than half of the winners came from the Western hotspot, the highest-ranking catch came in at 4th place." ...

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  8. Niagara County: Sobriety behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    Pod one of the Niagara County Jail looks like your average housing unit; there's guards, cells, a couple TVs, and a lot of orange. But for the 50 men serving time there, pod one is someplace special.

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  9. Investigators waiting for dental records before releasing identity of bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is waiting for dental records before releasing the identity of a body found in East Otto over the weekend. The son of Rudy Ray Rockett tells News 4 the body is his dad, who was reported missing last month.

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  10. Illegals and licenses 930in716 May 21, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    ... is very timely. And Wednesday I'm meeting with the other clerks were very concerned I got a call from the Niagara county clerk. Who supports me 100%. I think get to Wednesday when you see the support that I have are from other clerks throughout the ...

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  11. CNY angler wins $15,500 for Chinook salmon caught in Spring LOC on Lake OntarioRead the original story

    Monday May 21 | The Post-Standard

    ... has never been this good. It's crazy. Generally in the spring, the biggest fish are caught over toward Niagara County," he said. "Look at the leader board. The winning fish came from Oswego, and the winner in the salmon division was from around ...

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  12. Body Found In Cattaraugus CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 20 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    East Otto, NY A body was found overnight in the Cattaraugus County town of East Otto. Few details are available at the time but according to a Tweet from Niagara County Sheriff, Jim Voutour, his department was called in to process the crime scene after the discovery was made by K-9 units of the Erie County Sheriff's Department and Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Department.

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  13. Son of missing California man says father has been foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 20 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    ... his stepbrother had gotten out of a mental facility about three weeks prior to Rockett's disappearance. The Niagara County Sheriff undersheriff said cellphone technologies led them to believe Rockett may by in the Springville, Zoar Valley area. ...

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  14. USDA surveyors are placing traps in Niagara County for European cherry fruit flyRead the original story

    Friday May 18 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is surveying for the European cherry fruit fly in Niagara County. APHIS is urging residents across Niagara County to cooperate with surveyors in the area looking for the pest.

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  15. Niagara County Central Rotary holds 35th senior breakfastRead the original story

    Thursday May 17 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    On Saturday, the Niagara County Central Rotary Club held its 35th annual Roger W. Andrews Senior Citizen Breakfast in the cafeteria at Niagara-Wheatfield High School. Citizens packed the cafeteria, as almost 204 people attended as of 9 a.m. The free complimentary breakfast included coffee, tea, scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage and more.

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  16. Fatal MVA on Saunders SettlementRead the original story

    Thursday May 17 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    At 11:12 p.m. Monday, May 14, the Niagara County Dispatch Center received several 911 calls reporting a serious injury accident having occurred in front of 4637 Saunders Settlement Road in the Town of Cambria. On location, deputies located a Chevrolet Traverse and a Honda motorcycle in the south side ditch.

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  17. Ribbon-cutting set for new Raymond Klimek Veterans Park bandshellRead the original story

    Thursday May 17 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    The North Tonawanda Department of Youth, Recreation and Parks in conjunction with the mayor's office, Niagara County Legislature, Niagara River Greenway Committee, and Community Development Office, announced Monday there will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new bandshell at Raymond Klimek Veterans Park. This unveiling will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the park, 700 River Road, North Tonawanda.

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  18. DEC says bear sightings recently have been in northern suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    ... sightings are not rare, yet not common. "We've had reports and sightings of black bears all the way up into Niagara County. We've had reports of bears in the northern suburbs of Erie County on rare occasions," says Rockefeller. He notes bears are ...

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  19. 21st annual Police Memorial Service honors officers killed on dutyRead the original story

    Wednesday May 16 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    ... enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. The Niagara County service featured the reading of the Roll of Honor - the roster of officers killed in the line of duty through the years - and a ...

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  20. Lewiston-Porter, Wilson budgets passRead the original story

    Wednesday May 16 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    ... re re-elected. As was in the case in many districts throughout Western New York, voting was light in northern Niagara County school districts for school budget/board of education elections.

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