SLIDESHOW: SPCA of Niagara seize 64 from Lockport puppy mill
The SPCA of Niagara seized 64 Pomeranian dogs living in their own filth from a Lockport home. (Photo by James Neiss)
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Motorcyclist killed in Cambria crash
A 20-year-old motorcyclist was killed Tuesday night after colliding with a minivan in the Town of Cambria.
Dyster details casino cash plan
Mayor Paul Dyster drew a rough sketch of plans for the $89 million in withheld casino revenues that will soon hit city accounts during a press conference Tuesday at City Hall. Dyster said the delivery of the funds will alleviate some of the financial stress caused by a looming cash crunch that would have come to a head this fall had the casino cash dispute not ended last week. He also stressed that city officials will need to continue to work together to deal with ongoing structural deficits in the budget in the weeks and months ahead.
State comptroller's analysis shows Falls ranks high among challenged communities
The New York State Comptroller’s Office has once again delivered bad news to the city of Niagara Falls.The city was ranked in the top category - “significant stress” - by Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s office in the first round of municipalities analyzed as part of the state’s new Fiscal Stress Monitoring program.
Detectives are investigating additional allegations of sexual misconduct against Falls principal
The investigation into possible sexual misconduct by a Niagara Falls school principal has expanded.Police sources confirm to the Gazette that two more women have come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against Patrick Kuciewski, the principal at 79th Street School.
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Lew-Port budget passed second time around
Just a pair of words used by Lewiston-Porter officials after Tuesday's budget vote results were revealed. The district's $39.6 million spending plan was approved by voters in overwhelming fashion, 1,663 to 993, to avoid contingency status for 2013-14.
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AROUND THE REGION: Cops trying to ID man found in Buffalo-area creek
Authorities are trying to identify a man who has been hospitalized after being found floating in a creek in Amherst.
Dyster to outline plans for incoming casino cash
There are still many questions surrounding the negotiated settlement between New York state and the Seneca Nation of Indians and Mayor Paul Dyster hopes to provide some answers.
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