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11/21/2014 8:51:13 AM
As the second lake effect event to hit Western New York this week comes to an end, crews in the city of Dunkirk continue to work on snow removal.  The driving ban was lifted earlier this morning according to Police Chief David Ortolano.  He says drivers will still want to use caution today. [audio:ortolanousecaution.mp3]Ortolano-Drivers should use caution[/audio]The village of Silver Cr...read more
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2014-11-21 12:06
One of the top comedians in the nation is coming to Jamestown next summer.  Jerry Seinfeld will be the headlining performer on August 1st, 2015 at the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena as part of next year's Lucille Ball Comedy Festival.  Journey Gunderson, Executive Director of the Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Center for Comedy... [audio:journeygundersonexcitedforseinfeld.mp3]Gunderson-Excited t...read more
2014-11-21 10:15
Governor Cuomo brought some welcome news with him when he held another media briefing in Cheektowaga this morning...the re-opening of the State Thruway.  Cuomo announced that the Thruway will be re-opening at 3 pm...in sections.  And there will be restrictions. [audio:Cuomoentrancesonly.mp3]Cuomo-There will be restrictions[/audio]Between Exits 51 and 61, only vehicles will be allowed to...read more
2014-11-20 05:56
The Chautauqua County Home now has a new leader, as the facility continues its transition from public to private ownership. County Executive Vince Horrigan says Aaron Polanski has been appointed as the County Home's new Permanent Administrator... [audio:horriganaaronpolanski.mp3]Vince Horrigan: Aaron Polanski's background[/audio] Horrigan calls the appointment of Polanski "good news" because he ...read more
2014-11-20 05:45
Chautauqua County may soon be providing some assistance to neighboring Erie County once it ultimately digs out from what may end up being nearly 100 inches of snow in some locations at week's end. That from County Executive Vince Horrigan, who says he's been in touch with his counterpart in Erie County -- Marc Poloncarz -- about what they can do. Horrigan didn't go into specifics, but says they ma...read more
2014-11-20 05:22
Crews continue to remove snow in the City of Dunkirk, where a travel ban continues. Mayor A.J. Dolce says the second storm to hit the area within three days is presenting a major challenge to the city. Dolce says the biggest challenge is trying to keep up with all of the snow... [audio:dolcepeoplestayhome.mp3]A.J. Dolce: people should stay home[/audio] Crews in the Village of Silver Creek are al...read more
2014-11-20 05:04
The lake effect snows that have blasted Western New York have not only been historic, but also tragic.  According to recent reports, ten people have died so far as a result of the lake snows, two of the deaths as a result of exposure.  At a news conference in Buffalo Thursday afternoon, Governor Andrew Cuomo predicted many more problems to come because of the snow... [audio:SevereWXNYIm...read more
2014-11-20 04:53
The lake effect snow continues to hammer northern Chautauqua County, but the rest of the county will be feeling the effects.  Meteorologist Dave Thomas with the National Weather Service in Buffalo has the latest... [audio:davethomaslakeeffectband1.mp3]Dave Thomas: lake effect band[/audio] The heart of this band is currently over Silver Creek, and stretches into southern Erie County...and is...read more
2014-11-20 04:36
With more lake effect snow hitting Orchard Park, the NFL has decided that this Sunday's game between the Buffalo Bills and the New York Jets will be played, but not at Ralph Wilson Stadium.  Several media outlets late Thursday afternoon confirmed the decision by league officials.  One source tells NFL.com's Vic Carucci that the game will likely be played on Monday in either Detroit ...read more
2014-11-20 12:30
Lake effect snow continues to fall across parts of Western New York.  There may be a slight lull in the action across parts of the North County, but more snow is on the way. Meteorologist John Hitchcock of the National Weather Service says the band of snow will heading south later today. [audio:hitchcockdontbelulledbybreak.mp3]Hitchcock-Band will move south[/audio]Snow is already adding up s...read more
2014-11-20 12:16
Several area post offices are being impacted by the lake effect storm.  Post offices in Angola, Irving, Lakeview, Perrysburg, and Sheridan are closed. Postal Service officials are reminding local residents to assist carriers by removing snow on driveways, walkways, porches, steps and around mailboxes when possible.  ...read more
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