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Niagara Falls Council Approves Purchase of Police Body Cameras


NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - The Niagara Falls City Council unanimously approved a proposal on Monday to purchase 48 body cameras for the police department, costing the city $22,500 in total.

Police Superintendent Bryan DalPorto said the department will aim to implement the program by the end of January.

"This just really provides a good, accurate record of what transpired on any given call," DalPorto said. "It's good for the officer, good for the citizens, and it has the backing of the city administration, the police department and the officers."

The council enthusiastically supported the proposal, approving the measure without debate or argument.

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Case of Lockport bench vandalism adjourned


LOCKPORT, N.Y.- The case of two men accused of vandalizing a memorial bench honoring a fallen Western New York soldier has been adjourned to a later date.

Spencer Lupo, 20, and Garrett Sheehan, 19, both face charges of felony criminal mischief in connection to damage done to a bench dedicated to U.S. Army specialist Albert Jex, who was killed in Iraq in 2009. Both have plead not guilty.

Lupo and Sheehan are due back in court January 14. Both face up to seven years in prison if convicted.

Discover the Spirit of London, Ontario’s Best-kept Secret

Discover the Spirit of London, Ontario’s Best-kept Secret

 

Nearby London, Ontario, is alive with a wealth of arts, entertainment, cuisine, shopping, sports, adventure and much more; there is truly something for everyone and every age! Whether you’re traveling with friends, treating the kids or retreating to romance, unique experiences await you.

Tourism London offers a collection of videos to learn more about the great places to visit, including attractions, hotels, restaurants and entertainment. You’ll also find all the best and most current getaway packages available so you can create the getaway you ultimately desire.

Falls City Council To Vote On Police Body Cams


Niagara Falls, NY-Lawmakers in Niagara Falls will be voting next Monday on whether to buy four dozen body cameras for the local police force.

Niagara Falls City Mayor Paul Dyster says the city has been considering purchasing police body cameras for quite a while now. With several high profile confrontations with police in New York City, Ferguson, and even Buffalo the timing is perfect for new technology that he says is sure to save money and lives.

Dyster told 2 On Your Side,
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statistics suggest people are more self conscious and have better behavior from police personnel when they know their interactions are being filmed.
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Sonwil Named a “Top Third Party Logistics and Cold Storage Provider” by Food Logistics Magazine

 Sonwil Named a “Top Third Party Logistics and Cold Storage Provider” by Food Logistics Magazine

Today Sonwil Distribution Center—a Buffalo-based logistics solutions provider—announced that it has been named one of Food Logistics magazine’s “Top National 3PL and Cold Storage Providers” for the second consecutive year. The designation comes from one of the logistics industry’s most well-respected publications, and draws attention to Sonwil’s dedication to client service, innovative use of technology and sector expertise.

 

“Sonwil has invested greatly in ensuring that our facilities meet and exceed the needs of our diverse food and beverage customer base,” said Peter Wilson, CEO & President of Sonwil Distribution Center. “To be recognized nationally by Food Logistics magazine is an honor, and a validation that our services, systems and ingenuity offers real value to customers, and is being acknowledged on a national platform.” 

 

Designated Drivers Hold the Key to a Safe and Successful Holiday Season

Designated Drivers Hold the Key to a Safe and Successful Holiday Season

 

The holidays are upon us — a time to celebrate with family and friends and prepare to ring in the New Year. And during this hectic season, there’s one thing we simply cannot forget, and it’s far more important than any gift. 

“When we’re out celebrating the holidays, we cannot forget to designate a sober driver who will get us home safely at the end of the night,” said Monica Farrar, director of The Resource Training Center in Amherst. “Nothing can kill the buzz of the holidays quicker than a buzzed or impaired driver out on the road.”

Tips to Help Prepare for Your Biometrics Appointment

Tips to Help Prepare for Your Biometrics Appointment

Many applications filed with USCIS require that a comprehensive record check be conducted on the individual applicant prior to adjudication and/or interview. USCIS accomplishes this by capturing an applicant’s biometrics via electronic fingerprinting, which is then followed by a criminal and immigration records search.