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NIAGARA FALLS – Police are trying to trace a purchase made at an area convenience store using a stolen New York State benefits card.A Michigan Avenue man reported that the card was stolen sometime Tuesday or Wednesday from his backpack, either while he was grocery shopping or during a stop at a local soup kitchen. The card was later used to make a $170 purchase at a stor…

WILSON – An elderly Lake Street woman has been victimized by credit card fraud twice within the past week, sheriff’s deputies said, but police may have a strong lead in the case.The woman learned Thursday that someone had used her information to make a fraudulent purchase online. Upon checking her credit card records, she also found an unauthorized purchase from oldnav…

PORTER – A Ransomville Road teenager told sheriff’s deputies on Saturday that two all-terrain vehicles have been stolen from his property in the past month.The 17-year-old victim reported that the first incident occurred May 8, when a four-wheel ATV was taken. Sometime Saturday, someone stole a Suzuki 125 dirt bike the teen had recently acquired.Neither vehicle was loc…

TOWN OF LOCKPORT – A Shunpike Road man has applied for an arrest warrant for his son, after the latter reportedly stole six packs of unopened, 1990s-era sports cards to trade for heroin.Sheriff’s deputies said the victim had originally agreed to forgo criminal charges in the case, on the condition that the son enter a hospital drug rehabilitation program. However, when…

NIAGARA FALLS – A 31-year-old man was hospitalized in critical condition Sunday after he ran a stop sign on his motorcycle and struck a car, police said.The accident occurred just before 1:30 a.m. at 77th Street and Girard Avenue. Police said a car driven by Kimmie Darrah was turning left from Girard onto 77th when the cyclist, who was northbound on 77th, rode past the s…

NIAGARA FALLS – Police said a road rage incident Saturday night ended with one driver striking the other with his vehicle, sending the victim to Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo with various injuries.The episode began on the Robert Moses Parkway at 7:45 p.m. and ended in the 8000 block of Buffalo Avenue, where one driver exited his vehicle and was then struck by the…

TOWN OF NIAGARA – The Town of Niagara Historical Society has announced that it will open the museum in its 1878 one-room schoolhouse at Lockport and Tuscarora roads on Father’s Day, this Sunday, with a special exhibit about men in the community.The exhibit includes a patriotic quilt top from the 1940s embroidered with the names and branches of service of more than 100 …

LOCKPORT – A Niagara County Legislature committee has approved the low bid for the repaving of Stone Road in the Town of Lockport.Accadia Site Contracting of Depew offered to do the work for just under $1.6 million, underbidding five other firms. The full Legislature is expected to award the contract June 18. The work area will extend from Johnson Road to the Cambria-Loc…

LOCKPORT – The committee that controls federal highway funding for Western New York has allocated $22.2 million for projects in Niagara County over the next five years.The projects chosen by the Greater Buffalo Niagara Regional Transportation Committee include the reconstruction of part of Lincoln Avenue in Lockport, which is to begin next year.“It’s just about the b…

WHEATFIELD – A new slate of officers and two new board members have been announced by the SPCA of Niagara.In a meeting last week, the board chose Michelle D. Madigan, who had been its secretary, as the new board president, replacing Bryan Barish, who served one year. Madigan is controller of EGW Personnel Staffing.AnnLouise Carosella, a longtime SPCA volunteer, was named…

NIAGARA FALLS – The City of Niagara Falls was in the right when it fired a clerk for violating the city’s residency law, an appeals court ruled Friday.The Appellate Division of State Supreme Court ruled unanimously against Sandra M. Bowman, who had challenged her firing in a lawsuit filed in September 2011.At first, Bowman won, with State Supreme Court Justice Richard …

MondayPRAYER: The Healing Rooms of Buffalo Niagara is open to pray for anyone who needs physical, emotional or spiritual healing, 7 to 9 p.m., Potters House Christian Community Church, 723 Seventh St., Niagara Falls. No appointment or fee necessary. For more information, call 884-0048.TuesdayRECOVERY GROUP: 7:30 p.m., Wheatfield Community Church, 3571 Niagara Falls Blvd. A…

The Health Association of Niagara County Inc. presented six awards at its annual meeting and luncheon last week at Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.Network in Aging of Western New York Inc. received the Outstanding Partner Award for providing opportunities for resource exchange, professional development and partnerships enhancing the association’s efforts to impro…

BarkerThe Village Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in Village Hall, 8708 Main St. CambriaThe Town Board will meet at 8 p.m. Thursday in Town Hall, 4160 Upper Mountain Road, Sanborn.HartlandThe Town Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Town Hall, 8942 Ridge Road, Gasport. LewistonThe Town Board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in Town Hall, 1375 Ridge Road.LockportThe town Pl…

LOCKPORT – Phyllis J. Green, the former City of Lockport Republican alderwoman who is seeking a comeback this year, has received the endorsement of the Democratic Party for the 5th Ward seat.Green had previously declared she would challenge 5th Ward Alderman Kenneth M. Genewick in the GOP primary.Green, 80, no longer gets along with the city Republican organization. She …