More than 141,900 Western New Yorkers have contracted Covid-19 since March 2020 and 2,604 have died of it.
The Buffalo office of the state Division of Human Rights looked into the incident in which Commissioner Lora A. Allen was recorded saying she would never hire another Black person for the Board of Elections.
The Community Action Organization lost its automatic renewal in Niagara County because the nonprofit allowed a 3-year-old girl to wander away, unaccompanied, from a Head Start site in the DiFrancesco Academy Center in Niagara Falls in 2017.
The City of Lockport will buy three new terminals and keep police dispatching in-house.
Businesses and homeowners who incurred losses during the July 20 flash flood in Niagara County can apply for federal loans in Lockport for the next 10 days.
Alechmarie Pizarro, 24, had pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter for the Feb. 15, 2020, death of Christopher O'Neil Pizarro.
Big mature kings are the order of the day in Lake Ontario as we move into September.
Starting Tuesday, Niagara County will require advance appointments for all visits to its three motor vehicle offices.
Should we be concerned about how much Covid-19 and the Delta variant have reduced state and local revenue?
The victims are 17 and 19 years old now, but were 3 and 5 years old when the abuse began.
The judge was upset after reading a probation officer's pre-sentencing report in which Terry Somes, 59, downplayed his acts and "blamed the victim for accusing him."
County Manager Richard E. Updegrove imposed the mandate after "consultation and general consensus from the Legislature," public information officer Kevin C. Schuler said in an email.
The 26-year-old was struck by a vehicle at 11:18 p.m. Saturday on Slayton Settlement Road, the Sheriff's Office said.
In Erie County on Saturday, 137 people tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total of cases of the disease since the start of the pandemic to 94,277.
"We are continuing to monitor the numbers and consulting with health experts, but we need everyone to do their part," Gov. Kathy Hochul said in a statement Saturday.
The defendant, now 20, pleaded guilty in July 2019 to third-degree rape, attempted first-degree sexual abuse and two counts of second-degree sexual abuse.
The Niagara SPCA has a new 2,400-square-foot surgical suite, attached to the east end of its Wheatfield shelter, which offers two operating rooms, a prep room in which some procedures also can be done, and an X-ray room.
Gov. Kathy Hochul's announcement of a universal mask mandate in all state K-12 schools was welcomed by some, opposed by others, and not unexpected.
"We need boots on the ground," said Bernadette Franjoine, a Mount St. Mary's lab technician. "We need salary and wages for workers to be able to go door to door, be available at community events that are already in place through the partnerships that we have."
According to the report, the officer who was called to a marina in the Town of Newfane was told that a van had intentionally driven through a flock of geese on the night of Aug. 11.
The idea of having bitcoin companies such as Lake Mariner and Digihost as new employers in Niagara County will provide only a few jobs at an e…
William G. Iannaccone tried in 2003 to convince state legislators that allowing child sex abuse victims to sue years after the crimes were committed would help bring justice for victims and accountability to the organizations that allowed the abuses to happen.