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Weather Service recruiting storm spotters, despite last year's slow season - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
OKLAHOMA CITY — Leave it to a meteorologist to start an evening seminar for weather watchers with a dire warning. “Nothing about observing storms makes any difference if you have to do something dangerous or stupid to observe storms,” Rick Smith ...
JACKIE DAVIS: - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
The first month of 2015 is rapidly coming to an end and we as a nation have just come through the annual season of “reflection” on the state of our multiple levels of government. The “State of the Union,” “State of the State” and “State of ...
Local lawmakers see Silver's situation as an opportunity to enact reforms - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Local lawmakers see Silver's situation as an opportunity to enact reforms By Philip Gambini [email protected]
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal Federal corruption charges against Sheldon Silver have ended his 21-year tenure as assembly speaker ...
Catholic Charities volunteers host workshop, Boron honored - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
A volunteer training workshop and reception was attended by about 40 parish and community volunteers, local clergy, lay leaders and staff of Catholic Charities of Buffalo to help kick off the 2015 Appeal for Catholic Charities in eastern Niagara County.
Barker Lions Recognize Harrison with the Uplinger Award - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Barker Lion Club member Roger Harrison was presented with the Robert J. Uplinger Award at a recent meeting. District Governor Mike Lawkowski presented Harrison with the award, which was established in 1993 and honors outstanding Lions and non-Lions or ...
Bulletin board - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
The Wilson Golden Agers meet at 250 Young St., Wilson, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Coffee and tea are available at 10, the meeting is at 11, bring your own lunch at noon, with dessert provided by the kitchen committee ...
PLENTY OF PURPLE HEARTS IN MIDDLEPORT - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
MIDDLEPORT — Nine up and nine down. Not nine wins without a loss, mind you. Not even nine Niagara-Orleans League championship seasons without a loss. We're talking nine straight undefeated N-O seasons — totaling an incredible 125 straight wins — for ...
SPCA looking into caretakers - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Investigation into who's liable for injuries suffered by a dog seized from a city home early this week continues, after the jailed homeowner told animal control officials that specific care had been lined up for the dog in her absence, Niagara County SPCA ...
Man charged after fleeing accident - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
A Ransomville man was charged after fleeing the scene of a one-vehicle accident in the 2500 block of Youngstown-Lockport Road Monday evening, New York State Police said. Robert J. Perri, 24, was charged with driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of ...
Woman charged after giving false name - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
A Lockport woman was charged after giving a false name to troopers when she was stopped for speeding on Interstate 290 Monday in the town of Amherst, New York State Police said. Jeanine L. Burton, 24, was charged with false personation, second-degree ...
Suspect steals hockey equipment from car - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
An unknown suspect made off with several pieces of hockey equipment from a Locust Street Extension woman's vehicle at just after 4 a.m. Thursday, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office said. According to the sheriff's office, the woman who owns the vehicle ...
Eastern Niagara schools lacking fiscal 'stress' - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
A pair of Niagara County school districts are among a group of 90 districts statewide that have been designated as "fiscally distressed" in a report by the New York State Comptroller's Office. However, none of the six districts in eastern Niagara County ...
Man driven to hospital by NCSO deputy - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
A Barker man received a ride to the hospital from a Niagara County Sheriff's deputy after suffering from a possible heart attack early Thursday morning, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office said. According to an incident report released by the sheriff's ...
Belfield, Bonnies headed to Hawaii - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
OLEAN — A Lockport woman and her St, Bonaventure softball teammates are about to hit the road for warmer weather as they open their 2015 NCAA Division I season next month. Emily Belfield, the daughter of Phillip and Leann Belfield of Lockport, a 2012 ...
'Tis the season for tax scams - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
The Internal Revenue Service has issued a warning about various tax scams being attempted as the 2015 filing season gets underway. According to the agency, tax scams may in fact be encountered any time throughout the year, but they peak as people are ...