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The Executive Orders on Immigration: What You Need to Know

The Executive Orders on Immigration: What You Need to Know


An estimated five million lives may be impacted today when President Obama signs a series of comprehensive immigration-based executive orders into effect. As you will read below, these executive orders will create significant amendments to our current immigration system. 

Daemen Opening State-of-the-Art Visual Effects Facility

Daemen Opening State-of-the-Art Visual Effects Facility

Marking an important milestone in a Buffalo Billion project targeting Western New York’s emerging film and television post-production industry, a newly completed nearly $2 million state-of-the-art visual effects facility will be officially unveiled by Daemen College at a ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled for Dec. 5.

The celebration will take place at 10 a.m. in the Daemen International Center for Excellence in Animation located in the Tri Main Center at 2495 Main St. in Buffalo. Daemen President Gary A. Olson, members of the Daemen community and dignitaries are expected to be in attendance. An open house for the community is also planned from 2 to 4 p.m. on Dec. 6.

Teenager in critical condition after hit-and-run accident

WHEATFIELD, N.Y.- The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is looking for the driver of a white sedan that hit a 16-year-old boy on Krueger Road in Wheatfield.

According to the sheriff's office, the vehicle left the scene of the accident after hitting the teen. The vehicle suffered front end passenger side damage during the accident.

The teen is currently in critical condition at ECMC, the sheriff's office said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Niagara County Sheriff's Office at 716-438-3393

Stay Safe with the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program

Stay Safe with the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program


In the spirit of Buffalo’s recent extreme weather conditions, we’d like to provide information about a special program offered through the Department of State (DOS) that warns travelers about potentially dangerous conditions in their upcoming travel destinations, among other things.


Children’s Photographs Exhibited From Daemen-Community Project

Children’s Photographs Exhibited From Daemen-Community Project

Buffalo area elementary students displayed photographs that show their creative views of the community and environment at a Nov. 11 exhibit that culminated a collaborative project with Daemen College.

Images from the Seneca Babcock Children’s Photo Show were available for purchase with proceeds benefiting the Seneca Babcock After School Program.

During the five-week project, Daemen art education students worked with a dozen children in the after school program and instructed them on the basics of camera use. The young participants were then introduced to works by Jay Masiel, an acclaimed photographer best known for his unique perspective on capturing the environment and everyday life.

Mayor Dyster Proposes $3.2 Million for Possible Animal Shelter

NIAGARA FALLS, NY - The Niagara County SPCA is in the process of addressing an overcrowding issue the agency has at its Niagara Falls location. The SPCA says it has too many dogs and cats there.

In the next couple of years, the agency is preparing to no longer accept domestic animals from Niagara Falls.

"It's not just an SPCA issue, it's a community issue," said Amy Lewis, the executive director of the Niagara County SPCA.

Too many dogs and cats are coming into the facility and not enough are being adopted. It's severely overcrowded in this no-kill shelter. There are more pets than there are kennels and cages.

"The staff is so overwhelmed our technicians are caring for way too many animals," Lewis said, "I think it's not fair to the animals to be housed in this kind of manner."

REPORTER: Some may wonder whether dogs and cats, animals are safe here?

Elderly man crashes car into tractor-trailer

WHEATFIELD, NY - An elderly man from Niagara Falls was taken to Erie County Medical Center after a scary crash just after midnight on Thursday.

The 84-year old was left trapped in his car after he slammed into the back of a tractor-trailer. The accident happened on Niagara Falls Boulevard in Wheatfield.

Niagara County Sheriff's Office deputies say the semi was backing into a driveway at the time and was in the middle of the roadway.

The victim suffered head and facial injuries. No one else was hurt.