Monthly Archives: October 2017

  • Bill Reilich, Jim Leary face off in Greece town supervisor race

    Bill Reilich, Jim Leary face off in Greece town supervisor race Incumbent Bill Reilich says he has cut the budget and added amenities. Jim Leary says Reilich's micromanagement has hurt employee morale.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Bill Reilich, Jim Leary face off in Greece…

  • Fence company racks up customer complaints, pledges to improve

    Fence company racks up customer complaints, pledges to improve TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) – Lynn Fedeson’s husband Tim practically rebuilt their house with his bare hands–remodeled the outside, renovated the interior–and then there was the fence around the in-ground pool in their backyard. The retired City of Tonawanda firefighter replaced…

  • Albany's tree whisperer retires after 31 years

    Albany's tree whisperer retires after 31 years Albany Tom Pfeiffer is Albany’s tree whisperer. He murmured their Latin names and reminisced about planting majestic English oaks as sapling decades earlier in Washington Park. He strained to lift an elegant Japanese umbrella pine knocked over by a reckless driver near…

  • World of Inquiry, Livonia boys soccer stay on top; Kearney gets back in winner's circle

    World of Inquiry, Livonia boys soccer stay on top; Kearney gets back in winner's circle Two schools with boys soccer tradition secure Section V titles to advance.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News World of Inquiry, Livonia boys soccer stay on top; Kearney gets back in…

  • Cop-shooting case steps into the volatile debate over police-community relations

    Cop-shooting case steps into the volatile debate over police-community relations The case of a Rochester man accused of the attempted murder of a police officer showed the divisions with police and community relations.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Cop-shooting case steps into the volatile debate…

  • 8 killed by New York motorist in ‘cowardly act of terror’

    8 killed by New York motorist in ‘cowardly act of terror’ NEW YORK (AP) — A man in a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and bicyclists along a busy bike path near the World Trade Center memorial Tuesday, killing at least eight and injuring 11 others in what the mayor…

  • Prosecutor says Oquendo used shopping bag to kill stepdaughter

    Prosecutor says Oquendo used shopping bag to kill stepdaughter A prosecutor told jurors Tuesday murder defendant Johnny Oquendo used a plastic shopping bag to strangle 21-year-old stepdaughter Noel Alkaramla, put her lifeless remains in a suitcase and dumped it in the Hudson River “like a piece of trash.” In…

  • Terrorist careens into NYC bike path, kills 8 near World Trade Center

    Terrorist careens into NYC bike path, kills 8 near World Trade Center The afternoon incident began with a driver careening on to a pedestrian walkway and bike path, striking several people at a high speed.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Terrorist careens into NYC bike…