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Joseph P. DiGiorgio - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Joseph P. DiGiorgio passed away on August 28, 2014. Born in Depew on August 22, 1934, he was the son of Anthony and Violanda (Carnevalle) DiGiorgio. Joseph served in the US Army from 1954 to 1957, earning the Army of Occupation (Germany). He was a fireman ...
Lois M. Parsons - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Lois M. Parsons passed away on Friday, August 29, 2014 under the care of Niagara Hospice. Born in Lockport on October 26, 1921, she was the daughter of the late William and Ruth Noble Smith. Lois is predeceased by her husband, Albert Parsons, who passed ...
Eleanor Ruth Myers - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Eleanor Ruth Myers, 96, died August 17, 2014, following a series of strokes. She was born November 23, 1917. Mrs. Myers moved to Ohio in July to be nearer her daughter. She lived almost her entire life in Wilson and was deeply involved in her community.
Order of Odd Fellows has a 170-year history - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Back on Aug. 6, 1844, a group of Lockport men gathered together over 31-33 Locust St. to form a Lockport branch of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF). Their new fraternity would be called Cataract Lodge #121. The tenets of the organization are the ...
McDonald's says Russian regulator is inspecting 100 restaurants - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
MOSCOW - McDonald's said Russia's consumer-safety regulator is inspecting more than 100 of its restaurants after the world's largest fast-food chain by revenue was forced to close 12 locations in the country. McDonald's temporarily closed four restaurants ...
Niagara Falls Memorial secures program - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been selected by the New York State Department of Health to administer the Niagara County Cancer Services Program. The program, which previously operated under the auspices of the Niagara County Department of ...
With Ebola in mind, colleges screening some students - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
BUFFALO — College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history. With the virus continuing to kill in ...
Memorial will be open on night of 9/11 - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
NEW YORK — The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks’ anniversary this year, the first time the general public will be able to visit ground zero on the commemoration date. The plaza will be closed to the public during the ...
River Road may get veteran signs in North Tonawanda - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
River Road may get veteran signs in North Tonawanda By Eric DuVall [email protected]
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal North Tonawanda Alderman-at-Large Robert Clark told lawmakers this week he’s been contacted by a veterans group that recently ...
IRS reports scammers seeking back taxes - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service issued a warning to taxpayers Friday that scam artists have been tracked claiming to be IRS agents demanding payment of back taxes. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said law enforcement agencies across the country have noted ...