Monthly Archives: February 2017

  • Red Cross aiding three after Watervliet fire

    Red Cross aiding three after Watervliet fire Volunteers also offered emotional support, health services, comfort kits containing personal care items and a stuffed animal for the child. Source: Times Unition Red Cross aiding three after Watervliet fire

  • Man accused of having sex with 13-year-old

    Man accused of having sex with 13-year-old FORT PLAIN – A 21-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly engaging in unwanted sexual activity with a 13-year-old girl, Montgomery County sheriff’s investigators said. Tyler S. Crewell of Mohawk Street was charged with second-degree rape, a felony, after the girl’s…

  • Winter surfing on the Great Lakes

    Winter surfing on the Great Lakes PORT COLBORNE, ON. (WIVB) —Lake Erie is the shallowest Great Lake. That means it cools down faster, heats up quicker and freezes over first. But with the mild temperatures this year the lake is free of ice and locals are taking advantage. When…

  • West siders’ share stories about their fight for new renters policy

    West siders’ share stories about their fight for new renters policy BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Community activists are heading to city hall right Tuesday, fighting for the inclusionary zoning policy. They’ll face the common council to speak on a proposal requiring developers to set aside a certain percentage of units as…

  • New York’s weather experiment

    New York’s weather experiment ALBANY, N.Y. (WIVB) — New York state leaders used $30 million in grant money from FEMA to pay for a new system of weather monitoring equipment. They modeled their Mesonet after programs used in Tornado Alley. New York’s system has 125 local monitoring locations, including several in…

  • Sheriff: Person with stun gun arrested in Rath building

    Sheriff: Person with stun gun arrested in Rath building BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Erie County Sheriff’s deputies arrested someone they say had a stun gun in the Rath Building. Officials said Tuesday afternoon that no one at the Franklin St. structure is in danger. No charges have been announced. The Sheriff’s…

  • UAlbany's David Nichols returns to basketball team

    UAlbany's David Nichols returns to basketball team UAlbany’s David Nichols returns to basketball team Leading scorer’s sister died earlier this week University at Albany sophomore guard David Nichols returned to Albany on Tuesday morning and will be in uniform when the Great Danes play Hartford in an America East…

  • Barbara Ventiquattro

    Barbara Ventiquattro Deferiet, NY: Barbara Ventiquattro passed away on Monday, February 27, 2017 at St Elizabeth’s Hospital in Utica after a brief illness. Barbara was born on February 27, 1933 to the late Ernest and Rose Cook in Antwerp, NY. Her family later settled in Carthage, NY where Barbara…

  • Leonard C. Montroy

    Leonard C. Montroy Brasher Falls- Mr. Leonard C. Montroy Sr., 83, peacefully passed away on Monday February 27, 2017 at his son and daughter-in-laws home surrounded by the support and care of his family and hospice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Hammill Funeral Home in Winthrop. Leonard was born…