LOCKPORT, NY (WIVB) - A groundbreaking will be held next week for the Lockport Ice Rink and Sports Complex.
The $12 million project includes plans for two ice rinks along with 7,000 square feet of retail space to be built at 34 Chestnut Street.
John Koelmel, president of HARBORCENTER, owned by Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pugula, Senator George Maziarz and Lcokport Mayor Michael Tucker are all expected to attend the ground breaking ceremony.
Business First reports that the long-awaited project will be partially funded by $4 million from the Grigg-Lewis Foundation.
Groundbreaking is set for Tuesday, Oct. 29, with completion expected in September.
A tractor trailer veered off the road and went through a fence, while crashing into the Forest Hill Cemetery, in Fredonia, Friday morning.
Officials in Wyoming have captured a wanted man and his girlfriend, who were allegedly heading to Buffalo.
After a slow and slippery commute Thursday night, many western New Yorkers are waking up early, hoping they can get to work on time Friday morning.
NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has obtained a court order to prevent a Buffalo woman from ever selling puppies again.
Around 5 p.m. on Thursday near the corner of Model City Road and Rt. 104, police say 84-year-old Jose Martinez was hit by a car driven by 82-year-old Maura Nolan. Both are residents of Lewiston.
The Erie County Legislature approved a resolution Thursday to immediately hire 15 seasonal drivers to fill a staff shortage.