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Seriously, from the other side of the Valley - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
I called Maggie, my dog, into the room where I was working. I needed to talk to her about an article I was going to write. She sauntered in, and before I said anything, I could sense that something was bothering her. “Problem?” I wondered. “What do ...
MAILBAG: Apex's bill paying record should disturb Somerset landowners - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
APEX Clean Energy, a Virginia-based Limited Liability Corporation (LLC), is seeking to install an industrial wind factory that they’ve dubbed “Lighthouse Wind LLC,” in the towns of Somerset and Yates, along the beautiful shoreline of Lake Ontario in ...
Aquarium's SEAsonings serves up local delights - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Winter may still be looming in Western New York, but the party is warming up for the Aquarium of Niagara’s annual SEAsonings event. From 5 to 9 p.m. today, join aquarium staff, supporters, and aquatic friends for the annual food tasting event at the 701 ...
Deadline approaching for non-public Starpoint school transportation - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Parents with children living in the Starpoint School District who will be sending their children to non-public schools in 2015-16 have until April 1 to submit their transportation requests to the district. Failure to apply by the April 1 deadline places an ...
Gasport woman charged in Clarence larceny - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
A Gasport woman employed to clean several homes in the Town of Clarence was arrested Monday for reportedly stealing from the homes. Kimberly Leonard, 43, was charged with petit larceny, fourth-degree grand larceny and second-degree forgery. According to ...
Habitat partners sought in Newfane - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
The Newfane Initiative of Habitat for Humanity has a piece of property in the Newfane School district and they are looking for a family to become partners in building a new home. Income and commitment guidelines have become broader and interested parties ...
Roy-Hart approves cleanup plan - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
A state Department of Environmental Conservation plan to remediate the property around the Royalton-Hartland junior high and high schools was approved at Wednesday evening's Board of Education meeting, with work to begin mid-June. The vote passed by a ...
Niagara University lands tax-free program - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Niagara University is the latest local school to participate in the state’s Start -Up NY tax-free program. The university was approved by the program’s board and can now offer space to businesses that would operate tax free, including employees ...
Barn collapse sends debris into the roadway - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
WOLCOTTSVILLE – A barn collapsed at 9176 Akron Road Tuesday evening, spreading debris into the roadway, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office said. The barn, which was at least 100-years-old according to the owner, appeared to have collapsed under the ...
County lawmakers oppose bullet ban plan - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Niagara County lawmakers took aim this week at a federal proposal to outlaw a widely used rifle bullet. In a 15-0 bipartisan vote on Tuesday, members of the Niagara County Legislature approved a resolution calling on the Obama administration to reject ...
Man in snowbank charged with DWI - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
A Barker man was charged Monday with driving while intoxicated after he was found with his car in a snowbank on Hartland Road. Stephen J. Novak III, 61, was also charged with speeding, consumption of an alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle and moving ...
Flynn heading to April trial - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
A man charged with first-degree manslaughter in the death of a Lockport man on Genesee Street in September rejected a plea deal in Niagara County Court on Monday. Paul M. Flynn, 40, was charged in the death of Clyde M. Mullen, 48, on Sept. 20. Flynn was ...
City to begin pothole repairs - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Fixes will begin soon for Lockport's potholes, the seemingly never-ending problem that continues to cause issues for many drivers. Mayor Anne McCaffrey announced Wednesday city crews will be out cold patching as many potholes as possible, starting today.
Familiar coaches at LHS/Will North in girls' semifinal - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
HS BASKETBALL: Bill Shaw faces the LHS team he took to the state title 20 years ago. Familiar coaches at LHS/Will North in girls' semifinal BY JOHN D'ONOFRIO [email protected]
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal WILLIAMSVILLE — Things may ...
Town planning board approves condo plan - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
The town of Lockport planning board approved a 20-unit condominium project off of Sherwood Drive. The planned project will build single-family, patio homes priced at about $250,000 to $300,000. The residences will be built both along Sherwood Drive and in ...