Monthly Archives: May 2017

  • Tenth suspect in Wellsville meth ring case sentenced

    Tenth suspect in Wellsville meth ring case sentenced BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Scio woman has been sentenced on methamphetamine manufacturing charges in U.S. District Court. Elizabeth J. Schreiber, 37, of Scio, was sentenced to 24 months in prison on charges of conspiracy to manufacture, possessing with intent to…

  • Sandfly population boom is causing a buzz

    Sandfly population boom is causing a buzz BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A population boom of sandflies is bugging some Western New York residents. The insects, also known as “caddisflies” are especially frequent near bodies of water. Caddisflies have aquatic larvae. There was also a caddisfly population boom around the…

  • Terrance J. Lawler

    Terrance J. Lawler Terrance J. Lawler, 70, of 21485 Reed Road, Watertown, passed May 30, 2017 at the Samaritan Medical Center surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on September 29, 1946 in Lefargeville, son of William E. and Merle I Morse Lawler. He attended Sackets Harbor High…

  • Vicky Champney

    Vicky Champney Saranac Lake / Parishville – Vicky L. Champney, 64, passed away Tuesday at CVPH in Plattsburgh. Arrangements are entrusted to the Hammill Funeral Home in Winthrop. Graveside services will be held Saturday, June 3rd, at 10 am at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Parishville with military honors. A…

  • Viola F. Mowers

    Viola F. Mowers Viola F. Mowers, 102, formerly of Philadelphia, NY, passed away Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Samaritan Keep Home, Watertown, NY. Born on December 15, 1914 in Roebuck, Ontario, Canada, she was a daughter of Elmer and Ethel Barton Buker and graduated from Philadelphia High School in…

  • Capital Region spelling bee contestant's loss is 'irrevocable'

    Capital Region spelling bee contestant's loss is 'irrevocable' After making it through two preliminary rounds of the 90th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, Dhruv Kaderu missed a trip to the finals by one letter Wednesday, spelling the 11-letter word with an “i” instead of an “o.” Kaderu, 14, of…