The Peace Officer Training Academy is holding an Open House Saturday for its new location in a renovated factory building at 2180 Elmwood Avenue. It is the first time since the initial class in August 2000 that the Academy has had its own facility.
Families and friends of those lost in the crash of Continental Flight 3407 were in Washington, D.C. Wednesday, speaking before the Senate Commerce Committee on the eighth anniversary of the fatal crash.
New York State Sen. Patrick Gallivan is among a trio of lawmakers introducing the Community Heroes Protection Act in New York. The act would designate crimes that specifically target police, firefighters and other emergency service workers punishable as hate crimes.
Jamestown is celebrating the grand opening of a new production facility in what used to be a Quality supermarket. The property on Fluvanna Avenue has been vacant for about a decade, but Thursday officially became the new manufacturing site for one of our neighbors to the north.
In the summer, it's a splash pad. In winter, the pad transforms into an ice skating rink. This week, the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy is collecting new and gently-used skates at its Parkside Lodge office for skaters to use free of charge at Martin Luther King Jr. Park.