Monthly Archives: July 2016

  • Pope will let justice take its course on Pell allegations

    Pope will let justice take its course on Pell allegations ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis told reporters Sunday he won’t address child molestation allegations against a top Vatican cardinal who is one of his most-trusted aides until justice officials in Australia have made a determination. Francis…

  • Re-enactors convey importance of living history during Civil War Weekend

    Re-enactors convey importance of living history during Civil War Weekend Order Prints ‘); //–> ARTICLE OPTIONS MASSENA — The air was filled with smoke and bodies depicting the dead lay across a tree-covered field at Robert Moses State Park Sunday afternoon. As cannons and rifles fired, the smell was…

  • Concerts, animals, fireworks and more on tap at Gouverneur & St. Lawrence County Fair

    Concerts, animals, fireworks and more on tap at Gouverneur & St. Lawrence County Fair Order Prints ‘); //–> ARTICLE OPTIONS GOUVERNEUR — A free fireworks show has been added to this year’s Gouverneur & St. Lawrence County Fair which once again features food, music, carnival rides, animals and more.…

  • Thousands participate in Ice Bucket Challenge for Annual Walk to Defeat ALS

    Thousands participate in Ice Bucket Challenge for Annual Walk to Defeat ALS BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — More than one thousand people gathered at Ralph Wilson Stadium Sunday for the 2016 Annual Walk to Defeat ALS. This year’s event had a different twist than years past. Thousands participated in an Ice…

  • Scenic Hudson receives grant to purchase land for preservation

    Scenic Hudson receives grant to purchase land for preservation A $2.3 million grant aimed at preserving the picturesque Hudson River landscape will go a long way to combating climate stresses on the region’s ecological resources, according to Scenic Hudson officials. The grant, from The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, is for land…

  • Semi-truck burns on thruway near Blasdell

    Semi-truck burns on thruway near Blasdell Viewer Photo BLASDELL, N.Y. (WIVB) – People drove by a large semi-truck fire on the thruway Sunday afternoon. The truck was pulled over on the side of the road near the Blasdell exit. Video into the News 4 newsroom shows large flames and…

  • Local dog fights to live after long journey to WNY

    Local dog fights to live after long journey to WNY ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) — A dog in Orchard Park is looking for a new “leash” on life. He already fought two battles to get to where he is today, and now, he’s facing another one. Meet Lazaro, the…

  • Vandals tag councilman's car as part of spree

    Vandals tag councilman's car as part of spree

    Vandals tag councilman's car as part of spree Image 1of/2 Caption Close Image 1 of 2 Two recent sprees of vandalism on Van Schaick Island have damaged at least a dozen cars, as well as park equipment, Cohoes Mayor Shawn Morse said. (Photo: City of Cohoes). ORG XMIT: 4B_78Phzb2daRx-xBf2_…

  • The 142nd Annual Broome County Fair wraps up

    The 142nd Annual Broome County Fair wraps up

    The 142nd Annual Broome County Fair wraps up By Justine Re The 142nd Annual Broome County Fair wraps up July 31, 2016 Updated Jul 31, 2016 at 6:50 PM EDT WHITNEY POINT (WBNG)– The 142nd Annual Broome County Fair had it’s final day–with lots of rides, vendors, animals, but…

  • Afghan official: Blast shakes city, possible attack

    Afghan official: Blast shakes city, possible attack KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan police official says there has been a strong explosion near a guesthouse for foreigners in Kabul. It was not immediately clear what caused the blast, which shook much of the capital at 1:25 a.m. Monday. The…