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Young Street in the City of Tonawanda is going to be closed until June, as the Council experiments with other uses for the downtown space.

A City of Tonawanda man has been sentenced to 2-4 years in prison for his role in a deadly boat crash on Ellicott Creek in June of 2015.

A City of Tonawanda man has been found guilty in the boating death of 16-year-old Avery Gardner of Lockport.

Plaque honors effort behind popular bike path

Oct 31, 2015
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A plaque was unveiled along the Ellicott Creek Bike Path on Friday, honoring the woman who's dedication to a cause made the popular trailway possible.

Family and friends of Avery Gardner gathered Friday night at the spot where the teen lost her life last week.

Investigators are looking into whether speed and/or alcohol played a part in a fatal boating accident Thursday morning on Ellicott Creek. 


Town of Tonawanda Police are investigating a fatal boating accident that claimed the life of a 16-year-old Lockport girl. 

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With temperatures expected to rise into the mid-30s this weekend, and into the 40s next week, highway departments across Western New York are getting ahead of possible flooding from melting snow.