BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A 21-year-old man from Williamsville has made the ultimate sacrifice in the war on terror.
Army Specialist Blake Whipple's remains will return to western New York, Friday.
The visitation for SPC. Whipple is at Amigone Funeral Home, at 5300 Sheridan Drive, in Amherst. The visitation is on Saturday and Sunday, 2 - 4 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m.
The funeral will be Monday, November 15th. The funeral will begin at 9 a.m. at the funeral home. At 10 a.m. a Mass of Christian burial will be at St. Gregory the Great Church in Williamsville.
He will be buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, in the Town of Tonawanda.
A Town of Tonawanda restaurant owner has been arrested and charged with strangulation and assault.
A house became engulfed in flames on Route 243, in Rushford, early Wednesday morning.
Law enforcement agencies in El Paso County, Colorado have made an arrest in the hit-and-run death of a western New York native.
The Thruway Authority is asking drivers to avoid I-90 between the Hamburg and Dunkirk exits. Motorists are asked to avoid the area because of traffic and visibility.
Lakes will remain active on and off through the weekend.
One third of Canadians receive their mail straight to their door but that will soon be changing. Canada Post will phase out their door-to-door delivery over the next five years.