Police say public tips after seeing a grainy surveillance photo from a fire scene led to the arrest of a 26-year-old City of Tonawanda man. Authorities say the man has admitted to starting eight fires late Monday night and early Tuesday.
For years, environmentalists have warned of the damaging effects of agricultural runoff and sewage overflows into the Great Lakes. The intensity of that warning has increased following last weekend's water crisis near Toledo.
Visitors to the Commercial Slip at Canalside can look into the slip and see floating logs and branches and boards and timbers floating. It's part of a constant battle between maintenance crews and Mother Nature.