AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) - A controversial hotel neighbors were trying to fight in Amherst has been given the green light. It was a by a narrow margin and after a marathon session Tuesday night at the Amherst Zoning Board of Appeals.
The meeting didn't end until well after midnight, but the board approved all nine of Iskalo Development's requests, including to raise the building height limit, passing three to two.
The idea now needs final approval from the planning board. That meeting is March 21st.
The $15 million, 137-room Hyatt Place would go up behind the Lord Amherst Hotel on Main Street.
A man who was wrongly convicted of second degree murder in 2009 has been set free after spending four years in prison.
Investigators are trying to determine who dumped a dog on the side of the road inside a zipped up Coors Light thermal bag.
A man once featured on the Cattaraugus County Top 10 Most Wanted List has pleaded guilty after being extradited from Indiana.
Lake effect snow warning in effect for southern tier.
Two men have been arrested by Wyoming County Sheriff's deputies and charged with selling heroin in the Village of Attica.
A woman was arrested Sunday after she allegedly tried to bite her neighbor during an argument over offensive odors.