Instead of chopping the State Barge Canal into different sections and perhaps closing some, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing to spend on the canal for tourism, reducing flooding and improving irrigation for Niagara County farmers.
Twelve images that capture the beauty and character of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor have been selected as winners of the 14th Annual Erie Canalway Photo Contest. Judges selected first-, second- and third-place photographs from nearly 250 entries and another 12 photographs received honorable mention.
Over the course of the last few days, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office has been contacted by several concerned citizens in regards to the torture and killing of two dogs found on Wilson Road in Lockport. A reward is now offered for an arrest and conviction.
New York State will provide low-cost electricity to 22 businesses, non-profits and other organizations around the state in exchange for promises to create or retain jobs. Unifrax's recently opened facility in Tonawanda and the Historic Palace Theater in Lockport are among the beneficiaries this year.
Lockport Mayor Anne McCaffrey has been named president and chief executive officer at Eastern Niagara Hospital. The appointment comes as Kaleida is finalizing the process to become an "active parent" of ENH.