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Lockport 7-Starpoint 0

LOCKPORT, N.Y.-Lockport beat Starpoint 7-0 Saturday afternoon in Lockport but lost their quarterback in the process.

Senior quarterback Dan Bronson suffered a broken collarbone when he was hit in the third quarter.

The game was played in a downpour making it tough to handle the football. Before being hurt Bronson was 6 for 12 for 93 yards passing including a 44 yard touchdown pass to Tyler Fraass. Nick Hamilton had 97 yards on 19 carries. Defensively for the Lions D'Andre Jenkins had six tackles including three for losses. He also had a sack. Andrew Bronson had five tackles for the Lions.

For Starpoint Evan Majewski carried 36 times for 120 yards.

High School Wrap Up

In some other games around Western New York Friday Night.. 

 Medina 48-Amherst 6

Medina beats Amherst 48-6.  Medina's Dan Brown rushed for 101 yards and had three fumble recoveries. Kyle Barna rushed for 92 yards and three touchdowns. Kyle Barna also  had four catches for 81 yards and one touchdown. Dylan Lewis caught 2 passes for 26 yards and one touchdown.

 Jamestown 52 Niagara Falls 14

The Red Raiders got off to a hot start in the game and by the end of the first quarter Jamestown was up 39-0. Jamestown's Quarterback Jake Sisson went 8-12 for 136 yards and three touchdowns while adding two rushing touchdowns. Da'quan Hollingsworth rushed for 113 yards and two touchdowns and Steve Carlson caught six passes for 67 yards and one touchdown.

Williamsville South 16 Buffalo East 8 

Hamister Says He Remains Committed to Falls Hotel Project

NIAGARA FALLS, NY-Developer Mark Hamister says he remains committed to his proposed hotel development deal in Niagara Falls and thinks it could be the start of an economic resurgence for the city. He called Governor Andrew Cuomo "the difference maker."

Hamister told 2 On Your Side's Claudine Ewing, "if it was not for Governor Cuomo, I don't think this project would be alive today."

The Hamister Group is proposing a $25.3 million dollar mixed-use development, including a hotel, apartments and banquet center.

The Niagara Falls City Council tabled the proposal as one lawmaker questioned the $100,000 price tag for the land and whether or not local workers would be used for the construction project.

Students Driven to Succeed Can Find Employment Through the NFADA’s AutoTech Competition

Students Driven to Succeed Can Find Employment Through the NFADA’s AutoTech Competition

Growing up in Niagara Falls, N.Y., Tyler O’Callahan loved to get his hands dirty tinkering with four wheelers and dirt bikes. So when he went on to Niagara Falls High School, it’s no wonder he decided to check out the Niagara Frontier Auto Dealers Association’s Ron Smith Memorial AutoTech Competition.

The local competition is open to Western New York high school juniors and seniors enrolled in a Career & Technical school automotive program. Junior’s get their first taste of the program by participating in a Tire Rodeo, while seniors have a chance to put their overall automotive skills to the test and earn scholarships and other prizes. O’Callahan, now 22, participated in both competitions and in his senior year, went on to win the local competition and earn a spot at the national competition.

Job Fair at Seneca Casinos to Take Place Wednesday, September 11

Job Fair at Seneca Casinos to Take Place Wednesday, September 11

As construction upgrades continue at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel in Niagara Falls and at Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in Buffalo, so too does the demand for new members to join the winning teams at both locations. Seneca Gaming Corporation will host a Job Fair on Wednesday, September 11 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Seneca Niagara Events Center at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel, with 100 positions available throughout the two Seneca Casino properties in Erie and Niagara Counties.

Falls Councilman Fruscione Associate Tied to Nasty Mailer

BUFFALO, NY-- A lot of Developer Mark Hamister's anger and frustration is because of a nasty political mailer sent out to voters in Niagara Falls this week.

It criticizes Hamister and the hotel deal he is proposing in The Falls and praises Falls Councilmember Sam Fruscione for opposing the project.

Tonight, we found out who's behind the mailer and Fruscione's association with its largest donor.

Niagara Falls Officials Desperately Try to Save Hotel Deal

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y.  - Niagara Falls officials are doing all they can to keep the Hamister hotel proposal from falling apart.

Wednesday night, 2 On Your Side reported that Hamister was planning a news conference for Thursday afternoon, where he would announce he was pulling the plug on his proposal to develop a downtown lot into a $25 million hotel.  

2 On Your Side has since learned that Hamister told Niagara Falls leaders late Wednesday afternoon about his plan to withdraw.  After that, several local leaders started talking to the Hamister group, to try to convince them to reconsider.  It is unclear if Hamister is still going to withdraw his proposal or not, but he was at least convinced to cancel his planned news conference.