ellicott creek Downtown block of Tonawanda's Young Street to close By Mike Desmond • Dec 20, 2017 Mike Desmond / WBFO News 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. Listen Listening... / 1:14 WBFO's Mike Desmond reports Boat owner sentenced to jail for Ellicott Creek fatality By Omar Fetouh • Jan 20, 2017 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. 2nd man convicted in Ellicott Creek boating death By Marian Hetherly • Nov 15, 2016 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 By By: Chris Jamele & Rich Kellman • Oct 31, 2015 WBFO News file photo / WBFO News 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. Candlelight vigil for teen lost in boating accident By Chris Jamele • Jun 20, 2015 Family and friends of Avery Gardner gathered Friday night at the spot where the teen lost her life last week. Speed, alcohol not ruled out in fatal boating accident By Omar Fetouh • Jun 12, 2015 Investigators are looking into whether speed and/or alcohol played a part in a fatal boating accident Thursday morning on Ellicott Creek. 16-year-old Lockport girl dies in Ellicott Creek boating accident By WBFO Newsroom • Jun 11, 2015 erie.gov Town of Tonawanda Police are investigating a fatal boating accident that claimed the life of a 16-year-old Lockport girl. Highway departments get ahead of flooding By Avery Schneider • Mar 4, 2015 File Photo / WBFO News 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.