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Local scientist to address geological society - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Local astrobiologist Barry E. DiGregorio will address the Buffalo Geological Society on Nov. 7. DiGregorio’s lecture will be given at Parkside Lutheran Church, 2 Wallace Ave., Buffalo, beginning at 7 p.m. He’ll be talking about rock varnish and life ...
Support Adirondack Rail Corridor - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
I am pleased to note the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Department of Transportation are considering public input on the future of the state-owned 119-mile Adirondack Rail Corridor between Utica and Lake Placid. I am a frequent ...
New York should have early voting - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Over 20 states have in-person early voting. Some states keep voting booths open as long as three weeks. Voters or their children becoming ill, family emergencies, unexpected family obligations, after-school activities, weather, traffic, car trouble, home ...
City eyes tracking of fleet - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
The Common Council is considering acquiring technology that would track the whereabouts of city vehicles throughout the work day. Verizon Wireless representatives Dennis Joseph and Terry Conner presented information this week about an asset tracking and ...
Police reports - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
HARASSMENT: Kathy A. Verdonselli, 57, of Lockport, was charged with second-degree harassment Wednesday in connection with an Oct. 12 incident, New York State Police said. She was issued an appearance ticket. ARSON: Dawn R. Bryant, 50, of Lockport, was ...
VIDEO: 19-year-old Okla. man beheaded in gruesome attack - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
STILLWATER, Okla. — A 21-year-old man who told police he had fantasies about killing people has been charged in connection with the beheading death of 19-year-old Jacob Crockett, Stillwater police said Thursday. Police began receiving calls at 2:46 p.m ...
Falls' website briefly shared XXX-tra content - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
NIAGARA FALLS — Residents looking to review the city’s website earlier this week may have stumbled onto some alarming content. A link displayed on the website redirected users to another address online for a brief period Wednesday. City officials ...
Projected spending up, tax rate flat in Somerset - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Projected spending up, tax rate flat in Somerset By Michael Canfield [email protected]
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal SOMERSET — In the town’s tentative 2015 budget, projected spending is 18 percent higher than this year, but the town ...
Ronald Seitz - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Ronald Seitz, of Lyndonville, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. Born in Burt, NY, he had lived in the Lyndonville area for many years. He was the son of Arthur and Iolene (Robinson) Seitz. A U.S. Army veteran, he served during the Korean War.
ECMC, Children's Hospital designated as Ebola centers - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Two Western New York hospitals have been added to the state's list of designated Ebola treatment centers. Erie County Medical Center and Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo have agreed to treat patients with Ebola, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday.
Arrests made in Tops robbery - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
TOWN OF NIAGARA — Two men were charged in connection with the early Thursday robbery of the Tops market on Military Road. Eric R. Gajewski, 25, of Wheatfield, and Dominic P. Casale, 23, of Niagara Falls, were charged with felony third-degree robbery.
Daniel A. DiRamio - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Daniel A. DiRamio, 97, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at Schoellkopf Health Care Facility in Niagara Falls, NY. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, he was the son of the late Joseph and Maria (Mancini) DiRamio. Daniel was a lifelong ...
Isaiah I. Frazier - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Isaiah I. Frazier passed away on October 27, 2014 in Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY. Born in Buffalo on March 8, 1999, he is the son of Billy Frazier and Lorianne (Kurt) Dames Ridley, both of Rochester. Isaiah enjoyed video games, talking and ...
Jean (Carpenter) Reid - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Jean (Carpenter) Reid, October 30, 2014 in Newfane Rehabilitation and Health Care Facility. Born on April 19, 1924 in Newburgh, NY. She was a daughter of the late M. Roe and Elizabeth (Earl) Carpenter. A graduate of Newburgh High School Jean attended ...
Couple joins small home movement with tiny barn, silo - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Jim Gibson became a convert to the small house movement partly by accident and partly by design. His one-bed, 1.5-bath home in Frankfort, south of Elberta, Michigan features a 24.5-by-24.5-foot footprint with just 600 square feet ...