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Change of command at air base -  3/4/2007
TOWN OF NIAGARA - Col. James B. Roberts Jr. knows what it is like to save an Air Force Reserve base from the threat of closure. Col. Reinhard L. Schmidt knows what it's like to lose one.

Change of command at air base -  3/4/2007
TOWN OF NIAGARA - Col. James B. Roberts Jr. knows what it is like to save an Air Force Reserve base from the threat of closure. Col. Reinhard L. Schmidt knows what it's like to lose one.

Air base commander will retire today -  3/3/2007
NIAGARA FALLS - Air Force Col. James B. Roberts will retire and hand over command of the 914th Airlift Wing today in a morning ceremony at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.

Falls man pleads guilty in conspiracy to smuggle fake Toronto transit tokens -  3/3/2007
A Niagara Falls man faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine for his involvement in helping smuggle nearly $10 million in fake tokens for the Toronto public transit system, U.S. Attorney Terrance P. Flynn reported.

Memorial Medical Center, Senecas sign pact extending scope of services -  3/3/2007
NIAGARA FALLS - Faced with the possible closing of two hospitals near its reservation in Cattaraugus County, the Seneca Nation on Friday further forged its link with Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.

Anello wants a seat for mayor on Council -  3/2/2007
NIAGARA FALLS - Mayor Vince Anello thinks he has a solution for what ails city government. He's asking the City Council to go to the public with a City Charter amendment before July that would add the mayor to the Council as a voting member.

Development agency seeks master plan update -  3/2/2007
NORTH TONAWANDA - The not-for-profit agency designed to promote job growth and industry in the city wants the Common Council to update the city's master plan.

Instant communications -  3/2/2007
LOCKPORT - Welcome to the future. Stand up in the new Niagara County Sheriff's Office Communications Center, and your entire computer console raises up to your level.

Concessions improve odds for greenway plan approval -  3/1/2007
Agreeing on a plan to turn the Niagara River into 35 miles of linked parks, waterfront trails and access sites was always going to be a balancing act.

Fencing of contaminated lot opposed -  3/1/2007
LOCKPORT - The Common Council intends to protest a proposal by the state Department of Environmental Conservation to erect a fence around an area of contaminated soil near the intersection of State Road and the Stevens Street bridge.

Judge refuses to block tax deal for AES Corp. -  3/1/2007
LOCKPORT - State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr. denied an injunction Wednesday that would have blocked a controversial tax break for AES Corp.'s Somerset power plant, but he went beyond that.

Kenan Center displays feats of clay -  3/1/2007
LOCKPORT - The Kenan Center is currently host to "Extraordinary Forms: Binational Clay," featuring the works of 17 faculty members from Western New York and Southern Ontario colleges and universities.

Lockport School Board eyes police presence at high school -  3/1/2007
LOCKPORT - Looking in a direction other Niagara County school districts already have taken, the city School Board on Wednesday authorized district officials to investigate the possibility of having a police officer working in Lockport High School.

Three arrests made in Lockport drug raid -  3/1/2007
LOCKPORT - After months of surveillance, three people were arrested and a "substantial quantity" of crack cocaine was seized in a drug raid Tuesday night at two Genesee Street homes.

Veterans' grave markers sold at salvage yard -  3/1/2007
ROYALTON - Niagara County sheriff's deputies are investigating the sale of 23 veterans' grave markers for scrap at a local salvage yard on Monday.

Charity has a new home -  2/28/2007
NIAGARA FALLS - Catholic Charities has had a presence in the city since 1928. So when the Seneca Gaming Corp. bought the building where it leased space, it decided to turn the change into an opportunity to grow.

Mistrial declared in race bias suit -  2/28/2007
After more than eight days and nearly 50 hours of deliberations, with no unanimous verdict, a mistrial was declared in federal court last week in a lawsuit brought against the Niagara County Sheriff's Office.

Niagara poised to issue $4.67 million in bonds -  2/28/2007
LOCKPORT - Niagara County appears poised to borrow $4.67 million this year to pay for 13 projects, including design work on the proposed $53.5 million county office campuses, for which sites are to be recommended in October.

Power plant, school district work on deal for tax break -  2/28/2007
LOCKPORT - State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr. is expected to deny an injunction today that would have blocked a tax break for the AES Corp. power plant in Somerset, while the company and the Barker Central School District work out a new deal.

School board members dispute audit findings -  2/28/2007
NEWFANE - Former Newfane School Board member Lois J. Farley on Tuesday denied implications in a state audit that she used a district laptop computer assigned to her to cruise pornographic Web sites.

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