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Structure Fire Cambria

Structure Fire Cambria

On January 14, 2015 at 1302 hours, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received a 911 call from the owner of Dispenza's Meat Market at 3101 Ridge Road, Town of Cambria stating that there was a fire at his business. Niagara County Sheriff's deputies responded along with Pekin and Sanborn Fire Companies and located the fire in the rear of the meat market, in the cooler area. There was initial concern of the presence of propane tanks in the market, however, a representative of the propane business responded and shut off the supply.  The fire was then extinguished by responding fire companies. It is unknown at this time what started the fire or the amount of damage. Niagara County Origin and Cause is further investigating.

Fatal Accident - Town of Newfane

Fatal Accident - Town of Newfane

On January 15, 2015, at 0653 hrs the Niagara County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received a 911 call of a vehicle/pedestrian accident in front of 3003 Coomer Road in the Town of Newfane. Niagara County Sheriff's deputies along with members of Miller Hose Fire Company responded to the scene and located a male lying in a ditch on the west side of the road. The male was deceased. Further investigation revealed that a pickup truck was south bound on Coomer Road and struck the victim who had been crossing the roadway to retrieve his morning newspaper from his mailbox. No charges filed at this time.

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village Receives Go! Grant

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village Receives Go! Grant

 

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village would like to announce that it has received a $500 Go! Grant that allowed the museum’s executive director, Herbert Schmidt, to attend the annual Museum Institute at Great Camp Sagamore in the Adirondacks. 

Daemen’s Economic Impact on Region Reaches Nearly $132 Million

Daemen’s Economic Impact on Region Reaches Nearly $132 Million

Daemen College’s economic impact on the Buffalo Niagara region in 2013 reached nearly $132 million, representing a $17 million increase for the Amherst-based institution, according to a new study released today, Jan. 15, by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU).

“This substantial figure illustrates Daemen plays a key role in the region’s economic vitality and has emerged as a significant contributor to Western New York’s long-term economic well-being,” said Daemen President Gary A. Olson. “For almost 70 years, Daemen has been actively engaged in this area and we will continue our commitment to growing and thriving with the community.”

Daemen Receives Prestigious Carnegie Community Engagement Classification

Daemen Receives Prestigious Carnegie Community Engagement Classification

Daemen College has been selected as one of 240 institutions nationwide to receive the 2015 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, making it the second time the college has received this prestigious designation. Daemen is one of only two private institutions in Western New York of the five local colleges and universities to receive the classification.

“Being selected for this esteemed Carnegie national honor underscores Daemen’s campus-wide commitment to community partnerships, civic engagement and outreach in Western New York and well beyond our region,” said Daemen President Gary A. Olson. “This distinction is a significant credit to our students, faculty and staff and their exceptional efforts to strengthen and enrich the well-being of our communities.”

Dog Ears Bookstore to Host Book-signing Event with Rosanne Higgins

Dog Ears Bookstore to Host Book-signing Event with Rosanne Higgins

 

Dog Ears Bookstore & Café at 688 Abbott Road in South Buffalo will host author Rosanne Higgins for a book-signing event at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24.

Born in Enfield, Connecticut, and raised in Buffalo, Higgins has authored two books, “Orphans and Inmates” and “A Whisper of Bones.”

Microsoft: Azure Storage Service Interruption "Resolved"

Microsoft: Azure Storage Service Interruption "Resolved"

Microsoft has announced an update on the storage service interruption. Jason Zander, CVP of Microsoft offered a public statement on the company website. The issue, which may have been linked to a software “bug”, some have gone as far as being more harsh and calling it on “bad code”.