Monthly Archives: November 2016

  • Scholar Athlete: Alyssa Helak

    Scholar Athlete: Alyssa Helak BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – When it comes to breaking records, Alyssa Helak is no stranger to success. She has spent the previous three years of her high school career shattering records for the Vicotor swim club…nine of them in fact. All with the goal of reaching…

  • Fort Orange Garden Club's greens sale starts Thursday

    Fort Orange Garden Club's greens sale starts Thursday COLONIE — The Fort Orange Garden Club’s holiday greens sale and boutique is noon to 5 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Verdoy Schoolhouse on the grounds of the Pruyn House, 207 Old Niskayuna Road,…

  • Police investigating South Buffalo stabbing

    Police investigating South Buffalo stabbing BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Police are investigating a stabbing at McKinley Parkway and Woodside Avenue Wednesday night. Police say the suspect involved turned himself in shortly after the incident. It is unclear who the victim is and how serious their injuries are. News 4…

  • Pedestrian hit by car on Albany's New Scotland Avenue

    Pedestrian hit by car on Albany's New Scotland Avenue ALBANY — A 26-year-old man is in serious condition after being hit by a car on New Scotland Avenue Wednesday, city police spokesman Officer Steve Smith said. The pedestrian was taken to Albany Medical Center Hospital after police responded to…

  • Person hit by car on Albany's New Scotland Avenue

    Person hit by car on Albany's New Scotland Avenue ALBANY — Albany police responded to a pedestrian involved car accident on New Scotland Avenue at 4:50 p.m. Wednesday, Officer Steve Smith said. A 26-year-old man was struck by a car and was taken to Albany Med in serious condition,…

  • 3 more bodies found in Tennessee wildfire ruins, toll at 7

    3 more bodies found in Tennessee wildfire ruins, toll at 7 GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Three more bodies were found in the ruins of wildfires that torched hundreds of homes and businesses in the Great Smoky Mountains area, raising the death toll to seven, a Tennessee mayor said Wednesday.…

  • Scholar Athlete: Kenmore West’s Colin Lynch

    Scholar Athlete: Kenmore West’s Colin Lynch Colin Lynch’s resume is impressive, to say the least. The senior at Kenmore West is third in his class, was selected as the the only student on the Ken-Ton school board, runs cross country and indoor and outdoor track for the Blue Devils.…

  • Local clinics optimistic about medical marijuana program expansion

    Local clinics optimistic about medical marijuana program expansion AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB)- New York’s Department of Health recently announced nurse practitioners will have the power to certify patients for the state’s medical marijuana program. “Our patients ask us daily and it’s difficult because we just don’t have a space for…

  • Residents to learn more about impact of Lackawanna fire’s smoke following analysis

    Residents to learn more about impact of Lackawanna fire’s smoke following analysis LACKAWANNA, N.Y. (WIVB) — The state has secured a commitment from Great Lakes Industrial Development to respond to smoke cleanup damage requests from homeowners following the fire at the former Bethlehem Steel site. “The fire is out, but…

  • Man, 74, critically injured in Saratoga Springs crash

    Man, 74, critically injured in Saratoga Springs crash Harvey Froschauer was driving a Ford Focus north on Route 50 at about 8 a.m. when he tried to make a left turn onto West Avenue, failed to yield to a pickup truck going south on Route 50 and the cars…