Category Archives: Western New York

  • Brighton Park batting cages now open

    Brighton Park batting cages now open TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB)–The Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks & Recreation Department says the Brighton Park batting cages are now open. Officials say they are open seven days a week, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. They ask that you bring your…

  • City of Buffalo accepting applications for some youth sports

    City of Buffalo accepting applications for some youth sports BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)–The City of Buffalo is accepting applications for certain youth sports, such as baseball, softball, and soccer. Under the updated New York State COVID-19 guidelines on sports and recreation, those sports were allowed to open their seasons starting…

  • State police vehicle struck on I-86

    State police vehicle struck on I-86 Before the collision, the Trooper had stopped to assist with a disabled camper on the shoulder of the road in the Town of Almond. Source: Buffalo New York’s Latest News State police vehicle struck on I-86

  • City officials say Buffalo is on track to open playgrounds, fitness stations on Friday

    City officials say Buffalo is on track to open playgrounds, fitness stations on Friday BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)–The Queen City is on track to open its more than 60 playgrounds and fitness stations on Friday, according to Mayor Byron Brown. According to the Mayor, playgrounds get a weekly cleaning, but…

  • Buffalo man, passenger injured in Fourth of July crash in Wyoming County

    Buffalo man, passenger injured in Fourth of July crash in Wyoming County WYOMING COUNTY, N.Y. (WIVB)–Two people were injured in Wyoming County on the Fourth of July following a crash on State Route 20a in the Town of Orangeville. According to the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office, 61-year-old Paul Sheehan…

  • Landlord shoots tenant multiple times during physical altercation last Friday

    Landlord shoots tenant multiple times during physical altercation last Friday CATTARAUGUS COUNTY, N.Y. (WIVB)–A landlord was arrested last Friday for shooting a tenant during a dispute. New York State Police say at 6:05 p.m., troopers responded to State Route 98 in the Town of Farmersville to find the landlord…

  • Small Business Subcommittee of Erie County Business Task Force to hold first webinar next week

    Small Business Subcommittee of Erie County Business Task Force to hold first webinar next week ERIE COUNTY, N.Y. (WIVB)–The Small Business Subcommittee of the Erie County Business Task Force is hosting the first webinar in a series focusing on services, resources, and supports for local small businesses. Officials say…

  • More than half of new COVID cases in Niagara Co. tied to senior living facilities

    More than half of new COVID cases in Niagara Co. tied to senior living facilities NIAGARA COUNTY, N.Y. (WIVB)–Since last Thursday Morning, Niagara County has 34 new positive cases of COVID-19. That makes a total of 1,295 confirmed coronavirus cases in the county to date. The Department of Health…

  • Buffalo Science Museum will start gradually reopening on Friday

    Buffalo Science Museum will start gradually reopening on Friday BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)–The Buffalo Museum of Science will begin a gradual reopening this Friday with the traveling Golden Mummies of Egypt exhibit. According to the museum, the exhibit will have a modified three-day schedule of Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, with…