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FROM THE VALLEY: 'We'd have it no other way' - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Before I get going, a personal note: I’d like to congratulate my niece, Laura (and Sean), on the birth of daughter Cambria Marie. All are well and we’re proud to have a new member in the family picture. (Laura is my brother Tim and his wife Diane’s ...
McDonald family looks for help in finding stolen tree - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Since 1997, there has been a piece missing from Richard and Diane McDonald's family. At the age of 18, their daughter Heather McDonald committed suicide on Sept. 11. She was a Lockport High School graduate and was a member of several area theater groups.
Emergency repair declared for Main Street - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
A special meeting was called Wednesday by the Common Council to vote on a resolution that would declare the need for an emergency repair on Main Street, right in front of city hall. The Council heard from Rolando Moreno, assistant director of engineering ...
Navy Marine Club can continue selling items - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
The Navy Marine Club of Lockport can sell food on its property, city officials said Wednesday, two days after a police officer was called to stop the club from selling food on its property at 37 Park Ave., right across the street from Monday’s super ...
Annual bicycle safety rodeo set for Monday - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
The Barge Canal Optimist Club of Lockport will once again hold the Bicycle Safety Rodeo to sharpen children's skills and teach them safe habits. Children ages 2 to 12 years old are welcome to attend the event in Day Road Park. It's open to children from ...
Brochure to highlight Lockport's 150th - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
A commemorative brochure is being planned to highlight the 150 events during the City of Lockport's sesquicentennial celebration. More than 100 events have already been submitted to the Sesquicentennial Celebration Committee, the organization that's ...
Two women charged with assault - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Adrien N. Criswell, 30, and Christina M. Criswell, 28, 191 North Transit St., were arraigned in court Wednesday morning for second-degree gang assault and second-degree assault. The two are accused of spraying a victim in the face with a type of noxious ...
Newfane to share equipment with Pendleton, state - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
NEWFANE — The Newfane Town Board voted Wednesday to enter into a pair of shared service agreements this year. The town will share highway equipment with the New York State Department of Transportation, as well as enter into an agreement with the Town ...
Assembly votes for universal health coverage - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
ALBANY — The New York Assembly voted 89-47 on Wednesday for legislation to establish publicly funded universal health coverage in a so-called single payer system. All New Yorkers could enroll. Backers said it would extend coverage to the uninsured and ...
TAYLOR FIGHTS FOR SUPREMACY - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Undefeated hometown hero and WKA/IKF heavyweight champion Joe Taylor will attempt to add one more title to his resume on Saturday night, June 13, at the Kenan Center Arena when he fights for the coveted Lace Up Promotions Heavyweight Championship in front ...
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: Rampage ready to start the season - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: Rampage ready to start the season BY JOHN D'ONOFRIO [email protected]
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal After finishing atop their division last year and finalists for the 2014 Northeast Football Alliance title, the 2015 ...
Bills GM says he's had initial talks to re-sign Dareus - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
ORCHARD PARK — Bills general manager Doug Whaley says re-signing Marcell Dareus is his team's top priority, and he's already had preliminary contract talks in a bid to lock up the two-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle before the start of training camp next ...
Patrick C. Gates - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Patrick C. Gates, of Sanborn, NY, passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at home under the care of Niagara Hospice after a long hard battle with cancer with his family at his side. He was born in Buffalo, NY, on September 21, 1949, the son of the late ...
Bed saves woman's life after house expldoes - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
LULA, Okla. — An 86-year-old Lula, Oklahoma resident was injured when her house exploded Tuesday morning. But the only reason she survived the blast was due to a piece of furniture. Authorities believe a propane leak caused the explosion and led to ...
Beverly J. Vanderwalker - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Beverly J. Vanderwalker of Gasport entered into rest on Monday, May 25, 2015, at Medina Hospital. She was born on December 26, 1936, the daughter of the late Carl and Dorothy (Seward) Walker. Bev married Roger Vanderwalker on June 29, 1957. She lived all ...