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Niagara vehicle use may be studied -  2/25/2007
LOCKPORT - Niagara County conducted an internal study of county vehicle use last year, but one legislator wants it repeated. Legislature committees will discuss the proposal by Legislator Michael A. Hill, R-Hartland, this week.

Ex-bookkeeper gets probation for thefts -  2/24/2007
LOCKPORT - The former bookkeeper for a British-owned business received the agreed-upon sentence Friday for stealing $342,000 from the company between August 2001 and November 2005.

Falls man pleads guilty to reduced drug charge -  2/24/2007
LOCKPORT - A Niagara Falls man who was to go to trial Monday pleaded guilty to a reduced drug charge Friday before Niagara County Judge Peter L. Broderick Sr.

Man gets 1 to 3 years in South Ave. break-in -  2/24/2007
LOCKPORT - Niagara County Judge Sara Sheldon Sperrazza sent a Niagara Falls burglar to prison for one to three years Friday. Keith F. Englesson, 49, of Ontario Avenue, had admitted to third-degree burglary in connection with a July 18 home invasion on South Avenue in Niagara Falls. Two weeks ago, co-defendant Joseph C. Hamilton, 54, of North Avenue, Niagara Falls, drew a year in jail for his part in the burglary.

Plant's switch of fuel promises fewer emissions -  2/24/2007
NIAGARA FALLS - The Zoning Board of Appeals approved a special variance this week for the new owners of a coal-burning power plant that will switch to wood and chipped tire fuel this spring.

Teen in drug case opts for jail over probation -  2/24/2007
LOCKPORT - A Niagara Falls teenager was to be placed on probation for a drug misdemeanor Friday, but he said he'd rather go to jail, so Niagara County Judge Sara Sheldon Sperrazza obliged him.

Three multi-vehicle crashes result in minor injuries -  2/24/2007
NIAGARA FALLS - Three multi-vehicle crashes kept Niagara Falls police and ambulance crews on the move Friday afternoon. Just before 4 p.m., a three-car crash at Niagara Falls Boulevard and 47th Street sent a Lewiston man to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. Paul Stivers, 53, of Elliott Drive, was released after treatment for pain in his back and right side.

A bit of the old sod comes to Lockport -  2/23/2007
LOCKPORT - Martin Hickey shared his Irish pride, Irish stories and Irish songs Thursday for an appreciative audience of about 50 in the Niagara County Historical Society.

Falls airport passenger terminal moves closer -  2/23/2007
A proposed $27.5 million passenger terminal at Niagara Falls International Airport is closer to takeoff, thanks to federal approval of future passenger and cargo projections, and a clearer funding picture.

Falls school seeks sculpture ideas from pupils -  2/23/2007
NIAGARA FALLS - Brian Quast may be only 11, but he has big ideas. He wants his fifth-grade classmates to create a large sculpture of a globe, possibly resting on a peace sign, and decorated with people from different parts of the world.

Interest shown in old plant -  2/23/2007
LOCKPORT - A local businessman has expressed preliminary interest in acquiring Commerce Square, the former downtown Harrison Radiator plant, from the city.

Mapping out Transit Road's future -  2/23/2007
LOCKPORT - The Transit Road Corridor has a slogan, a proposed logo, plans for public participation and ideas for zoning revisions to make its suggestions tick.

Niagara Falls students excel on SATs -  2/23/2007
NIAGARA FALLS - While Niagara Falls High School is in a very poor school district, it boasts some of the nation's top students if Scholastic Aptitude Test results mean anything.

Rally planned Saturday to back greenway plan -  2/23/2007
NIAGARA FALLS - LaSalle PRIDE and Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper will hold a rally at 11 a.m. Saturday to support the Niagara River Greenway Plan. Elected leaders from Niagara Falls and the towns of Niagara and Wheatfield have been invited to the event in Justin Tyme on the River restaurant, 7611 Buffalo Ave., to express support for the plan.

Woman who sought hit man to be resentenced -  2/23/2007
LOCKPORT - A former Clarence woman who tried to recruit a hit man to firebomb her neighbors' home is to be resentenced April 19 after admitting Thursday in Niagara County Court that she violated her probation.

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