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Medina says goodbye to long-time 'ambassador' - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
REMEMBRANCE: Robert E. Waters, 90, passed away Wednesday. It would be hard to find a person in the Medina area who has not heard of Robert E. Waters or the Waters name. Most, if asked, could share a memory or two or 10 about "Bob." Some may share stories ...
HENNEBERGER CLAIMS NEW BOAT - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
GASPORT — A Buffalo man has won a new fishing boat, motor and trailer as the grand prize winner in the 2015 Erie Barge Canal Fishing Derby. Joe Henneberger caught a 21.41-pound carp in the derby (July 1-12) and was among seven adult division winners who ...
Bills in no rush to build new stadium - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
BUFFALO — Buffalo Bills owner Terry Pegula says the team is in no rush to build a new stadium or sell naming rights to its current home. Pegula said Thursday that the team has time and an existing lease on the current stadium. When Pegula purchased the ...
Roy V. Brockway - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Roy V. Brockway of Middleport passed away Thursday, July 30, 2015 at his home. Roy was born in Batavia on October 23, 1957 son of the late Roy and Erma (Cummings) Brockway and he has lived in Middleport for 30 years. He owned and operated Brockway ...
Texas prep overcomes personal tragedies to stay on field - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
PERRIN, Texas – Derek Ray has built a life around overcoming obstacles. The Perrin (Texas) High School senior plows past offensive tackles on the gridiron and soars over hurdles on the track, but his biggest hindrances have seemed to always come not on ...
Newspaper helps solve 'guardian angel' mystery - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
SALISBURY, Mass. — Chelsea French doesn’t usually take Route 110 on her way home to Salisbury, Massachusetts from her job as a respiratory therapist at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. But Michael Beaton is glad she did on the morning of July 9, when he ...
Thomas H. Morgan - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Thomas H. Morgan of the Town of Tonawanda, husband of the late Eva Mollosky Morgan, passed away on Wednesday July 29, 2015 at the age of 93. A Veteran of World War II, he served in the Army Air Corp, during that conflict. After his discharge from service ...
Robert Eckert Waters - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Mr. Robert Eckert Waters, age 90, of Medina, NY, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2015. Waters, the former editor and publisher of the Medina (Daily) Journal-Register and the Albion Weekly Advertiser and aide to two state senators, was born in Medina, the son ...
VIDEO: Killer cobra terrorizes luxury Houston high-rise - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
The latest episode in the Summer of Escaped Deadly Exotic Snakes features an albino monocled cobra slithering through the hallway of an a Houston high-rise apartment. Laundry baskets, toy robots, a Taser, a broom and a pillowcase—all were employed to ...
Alzheimer's fundraising walk slated - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
The annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s will return to Niagara County in September. The walk is the largest source of donations for the non-profit Alzheimer’s Association of Western New York. The Niagara County walk will take place beginning at 9 a.m. Sept.
Temporary licenses available on DMV website - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
New York state residents now have the opportunity to print a temporary license from the Department of Motor Vehicles website when they renew or replace their driver licenses, learner permits or non-driver identification card online, Gov. Andrew Cuomo's ...
Lockport class of 1940 gets together for 75th time - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Seven members of Lockport High School’s graduating class of 1940 gathered Wednesday afternoon at Cammarata’s Restaurant to celebrate their 75th reunion. The class was once the largest graduating class at Lockport High School, with 317 students ...
WWII pilot's remains arrive for burial in his hometown - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
ALBANY — While growing up in central New York, Mark Shoemaker heard plenty of stories from family members about his Uncle Eddie, a World War II fighter pilot who never returned from the Pacific Theater. "I knew him just as if he were living in the house ...
Companies are giving their workers benefits instead of raises - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Once a staple of the American workplace, the annual raise is turning into a relic of the pre-crisis economy as companies turn to creative -- and cheaper -- ways to compensate their employees. More businesses are upping their spending on benefits such as ...
Lions recognize Barker pantry with Uplinger Award - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
At the recent Officer Installation meeting of the Barker Lions, Lion Tom Witkowski from Grand Island presented the Barker Food Pantry with the Robert J. Uplinger Award. Established in 1993, the award honors outstanding Lions and non-Lions or organizations ...