New York State Park Police

New York State Park Police

Rescuers pulled a man from rushing, frigid water less than 100 yards from the brink of Niagara Falls Thursday.

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A  Buffalo-area couple and their two dogs were pulled to safety from Letchworth Gorge Sunday evening.

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New York State Park Police are requesting the public's help in identifying the remains of woman.

A female body was recovered from the lower Niagara River in early July. Authorities estimate that the woman was aged between 40 - 55. She is described as a white woman, 5 feet three inches tall, weighing 156 pounds with brown and gray hair that has been dyed red.

Park police are asking anyone with information about this person to call them at 716 278-1777.
 

File Photo / WBFO/AM 970 News

The New York State Park Police water rescue team sprang into action on Friday.

The risky rescue saved the life of a 7-month-old puppy that became stranded, somewhat mysteriously, on Little Brother Island in the Niagara River near the Horseshoe Falls. The pooch became spooked during the fireworks display on July 4th and has been missing ever since. Authorities were surprised to find the dog in good shape after so much time.

The 2 1/2 hour rescue reunited the pet with its family. How the dog reached the island remains in question.