Jason Benedict

WBFO file photo

The need for road salt on Western New York roadways has been limited so far this winter. But when wintry conditions are anticipated, municipal highway departments roll out their salt trucks as part of the effort to keep roads as clear and safe as possible. Some, more recently, have begun exploring the inclusion of organic components.

from UB website

In just its second year, the U.S. Crystal Growing Competition has drawn student entries from 20 different states.


Niagara County Sheriff's deputies made an arrest at the scene of the crime on Saturday.