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Mount St. Mary’s Neighborhood Health Center & Fidelis Care partner for Infant Immunization Awareness

Mount St. Mary’s Neighborhood Health Center & Fidelis Care partner for Infant Immunization Awareness

To encourage children and their parents to receive routine immunizations, Mount St. Mary’s Neighborhood Health Center is partnering with Fidelis Care for National Infant Immunization Awareness Week. On Friday, May 2 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Fidelis Care will be at the Neighborhood Health Center located at 3101 9th Street in Niagara Falls and the event is open to the public.  Patients of the Neighborhood Health Center will be able to receive child immunizations.  Non-patients will be able to receive information about the shots and the Neighborhood Health Center.   The Fidelis Care dinosaur will also be on site handing out goodie bags to children, in addition to face painting and snacks.

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Police Identify Lockport Fire Victims

LOCKPORT, N.Y. - Police in Lockport have identified the two victims killed Saturday in an early-morning fire on Crosby Avenue.

They say 62-year old Deborah Lenz and 58-year old David Flagler were killed in the flames.

A police officer found Lenz near the back door shortly after arriving, and tried and failed to revive her. Flagler was found by firefighters not long after.

Police have not released the causes of death for the two victims, and investigators don't yet know what caused the fire.

Arrest Made in Lockport Bar Stabbing

LOCKPORT, NY- Lockport police say they have made an arrest in connection to a double stabbing at a Lockport bar early Saturday morning.

Police have charged Lamont Washington with first degree assault and third degree possession of a criminal weapon after the stabbing incident at Lock 34 bar and grill on Main Street.

One of the victims from the stabbing is still recovering from their injuries at Erie County Medical Center, according to police. Washington and the other victim have since been discharged from ECMC.

Police say Washington is being held at the Niagara County Jail without bail.

Catholic Charities Holds Raffle of Harley-Davidson

Catholic Charities Holds Raffle of Harley-Davidson

Catholic Charities of Buffalo will give away a generously donated 1999 Harley-Davidson FLHR Road King motorcycle. All proceeds will benefit the 70 programs and services of Catholic Charities, including education and work readiness, counseling, basic assistance, and programs for older adults.

The motorcycle, with an approximate retail value of $8,000, was given to Catholic Charities by an anonymous donor. It is a touring motorcycle with two cylinders, four-stroke, 1450 cc, fenders and a Jimmy Buffett Parrot head mural on the tank (2-sided) and other detailing.

Only 200 tickets will be sold at $100 each and the drawing will be held at noon on May 9, 2014 at Catholic Charities Montante Administrative Center, 741 Delaware Ave., Buffalo.

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Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market to Open on Saturday, May 10

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market to Open on Saturday, May 10


Several new vendors, talented local entertainers and two Wellness Weekends held in partnership with the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo will highlight the 2014 season at the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market. The selling season kicks off on Saturday, May 10, and runs through Saturday, Nov. 29. Hours at the open-air venue in Buffalo’s Elmwood Village are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine.

Please note that the market will begin the season on the east side of Elmwood Avenue, directly across the street from its usual location. The move is expected to be temporary and is due to lawn maintenance.

Canadian Border Services Agency Announces NEXUS Kiosk Changes

Canadian Border Services Agency Announces NEXUS Kiosk Changes


On April 7, 2014, the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that NEXUS kiosks currently available in the U.S. pre-clearance areas at Canadian airports are being replaced with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Global Entry (GE) kiosks.  

Global Entry is a U.S. domestic trusted traveler program that offers expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk members. NEXUS members receive Global Entry benefits automatically, at no additional cost, and have access to the GE automated kiosks for entry into the U.S. at participating airports.

Two Die in Lockport Fire

LOCKPORT, N.Y. – Fire investigators are still trying to figure out the cause of a fire in Lockport that killed a man and woman in their 50s.

Police arrived at the home on Crosby Avenue around 12:30 a.m. Saturday and found the woman near the back door. They weren't able to revive her.

Firefighters found the man inside a short time later.

Now, they've called in help to figure out the cause.

Lockport police say the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is always called in to handle their fire investigations.

They expect to release the names of the victims on Sunday.