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UPDATE: Niagara, Niagara Falls, Sewer Discharge,Niagara River

UPDATE: Niagara, Niagara Falls, Sewer Discharge,Niagara River

Location of Discharge: Sewage Plant Road, Niagara Falls, NY 14301, USA Additional Address Info: Gorge Pump Station Name of Waterbody Affected: Niagara River Description of Discharge: Rain and wastewater Potential public area(s) impacted: It is unknown whether public areas were impacted Facility name: Niagara Falls WWTP, Facility ID: NY0026336 Date and Time of Discharge: Jul 24 2016 7:00AM Duration of Discharge: 6.0 hours ended. Reason for Discharge: Insufficient System Capacity: pumps @ capacity Volume or Rate of Discharge: 2250000 Gallons (Estimated) Treated State of Discharge: Untreated Steps Taken to Contain Discharge: None For more information on this and other discharges, visit SPRTK [Disclaimer: Daily and/or termination reports will be provided for ongoing discharges. The information provided in this message is accurate at the time of report using existing systems and models.] Pump station- pumping at capacity

Tonawanda - Niagara River Boat Accident Updated

Tonawanda - Niagara River Boat Accident Updated

Update: TONAWANDA,NY - Russell Nye, 85 years old of the Town of Lockport; the occupant of the aluminum vessel; involved in the incident on the Upper Niagara River on the west side of Tonawanda Island, succumbed to his injuries at Buffalo General Hospital on Monday July 25, 2016. The Investigation is continuing by the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office. Update: Tonawanda, NY - On Sunday, July 24th, 2016, the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call for a man in the water on the west side of Tonawanda Island in the upper Niagara River that could not be found. NCSO Marine Deputies and City of Tonawanda Marine police responded to the scene. A small 12 foot aluminum vessel took on water and an elderly man fell out of the boat into the river. The elderly man was assisted by family members who were near by and jumped in the water until City of Tonawanda Police Marine unit arrived on scene to get him out of the water.

Fatal Crash Town of Porter

Fatal Crash Town of Porter
 Porter, NY - The driver of the westbound vehicle on Youngstown-Wilson Road, who was pronounced deceased at St. Mary's Hospital, has been identified as Michael G. Willimot, 38 years old, of Wilson. The driver of the northbound vehicle on Dickersonville Road has been identified as Michael A. Buchalski II, 22 years old, of Wilson. The investigation is continuing by the Niagara County Sheriff's Office Accident Investigation Unit.

Town of Wheatfield: House Fire

Town of Wheatfield: House Fire

Town of Wheatfield - Niagara County Dispatch Center received a 911 call from the resident of 7250 Katie Dr in the Town of Wheatfield who reported a possible fire in the roof of his residence. Three occupants self evacuated as well as three dogs. Upon Sheriff's office arrival, Deputies saw heavy smoke and heard flames inside the roof. Shortly thereafter, flames were observed from the attic. There were no injuries reported and the cause is under investigation by Niagara County Origin and Cause.  No estimate of damage at this time.

Amelia Press Releases ‘Different or the Same?’ Children’s Book

Amelia Press Releases ‘Different or the Same?’ Children’s Book

Amelia Press, the children’s book division of No Frills Buffalo publishing company, has released “Different or the Same?” by local author and Orchard Park resident Kathleen Mancuso.

“Different or the Same?” is an amazing mix of what childhood brings. Young children will adore the beautiful, repetitive language that lends itself to an important message about diversity, through understanding differences. Illustrated by Monica Gartler, the book’s artwork is very unique! Loose, textural handling of the media lends itself well to the text, and the simplistic and repetitive text allows children to not only enjoy the book, but join in on the fun! The illustrations are soft, detailed and lifelike.

‘Marshall’ Scenes With Kate Hudson, Sterling K. Brown Filmed at Daemen’s Presidential Residence

‘Marshall’ Scenes With Kate Hudson, Sterling K. Brown Filmed at Daemen’s Presidential Residence

AMHERST, N.Y. – Filming in the Buffalo Niagara region for “Marshall,” a legal thriller starring Chadwick Boseman as a young Thurgood Marshall, a future Supreme Court justice, was recently on location at Daemen College’s presidential residence, where scenes were shot for the new movie.

“We are thrilled and honored to have Daemen House selected as a location for a major motion picture that will bring national attention to the Western New York region,” said President Gary A. Olson. “To be a part of a production of this magnitude was a unique opportunity to showcase the college.”

Newfane Boat Accident Update: Patient name Released by NCSD

Newfane Boat Accident Update: Patient name Released by NCSD

Newfane, NY - The boat occupant injured by the fuel vapor explosion on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 09:34 Hours, has been identified as 50 year old J. F. Carbaugh, of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Carbaugh is listed as being in fair condition by the Erie County Medical Center.