June 29, 1916 – Jan. 16, 2022
The North Tonawanda Police Department and Fire Department responded at 3:25 a.m. to the vicinity of Oakwood Terrace and Walck Road.
Belstadt was sentenced to 25 years to life in state prison for killing the 17-year-old Steingasser.
Robert E. Pecoraro was unanimously re-elected president of the North Tonawanda Common Council Tuesday night.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation certified last week that cleanup requirements have been met at the former lumber mill at 211 Main St.
Looking into the crystal ball doesn't always mean you're going to like what you see, but 2022 won't be all bad news.
Although the official address for James L. Collins' property is 1144, 1162 and 1196 Sweeney St., the 30.6-acre parcel has little frontage on that street.
Cryptocurrency companies already have a footprint in Western New York – which some would like to enlarge.
“The houses are over 80 years old. They were made with hand tools, and light up," said Catherine House.
Mayor Arthur G. Pappas intends to appoint a new part-time City Court judge, after Judge Katherine D. Alexander resigned the $95,000-a-year post.
Melissa S. Wendt was sentenced to 1½ to three years in state prison for stealing $195,183.97 from Audubon Machinery Corp. in North Tonawanda.
A Niagara Falls man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to an indictment accusing him of raping a woman in North Tonawanda Oct. 4.
Millions of dollars are coming to the cities from New York state’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative, an economic development program to transform downtown neighborhoods statewide.
The DNA testing that proved Mandy Steingasser's pubic hair was in Joseph Belstadt's car, and that fibers from the car's carpet were stuck to her body, was a key factor in his conviction, according to one of the jurors in the case.
The Riviera Theatre in North Tonawanda will receive Niagara River Greenway funds to aid its $2 million expansion plan.
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The verdict came following more than 10 hours of deliberations in Niagara County Court by a 12-person jury. Belstadt was remanded without bail. Sentencing was scheduled for Jan. 10.
State police arrested Brennan M. Dean, 20, of Bolivar, on Saturday.
Niagara County's top prosecutor said Friday that Joseph H. Belstadt's lies and forensic evidence should convict him of the murder of Mandy Steingasser. But Belstadt's lead attorney said the deficiencies of the forensic evidence show that North Tonawanda police chased the wrong man for 28 years.
The three free shows are "Gap Mangione & the New Big Band Holiday Concert," "Debby Boone Christmas" and "Christmas with the New York Tenors."
After 10 days of testimony, the prosecution rested its case in the trial of Joseph Belstadt, charged with murder in the 1993 death of 17-year-old Mandy Steingasser of North Tonawanda.
Christopher A. Grassi of Endicott said he knew Joseph Belstadt by the nickname "Squirrelly" when they were doing time for arson in Cayuga Correctional Facility in 2000 and 2001.
If you’re a fan of old-time hockey, chances are you’ve seen the 1978 cult-classic film “Slap Shot,” starring Paul Newman. The movie’s fictional “Charlestown Chiefs” were based on the real-life Johnstown (Pa.) Jets of the North American Hockey League.
On Oct. 25, 1993, two Youngstown men foraging for mushrooms discovered the body of Steingasser discovery in a ravine between a parking area and Meyers Lake, near the western edge of what was then Bond Lake County Park.