March 1, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Driver faces two felonies following traffic stop

A man arrested by West Seneca police on Friday for allegedly driving while intoxicated now faces two felonies, among other charges. More...

People in the news

Rachelle Hoeflschweiger, a 2004 graduate of West Seneca West Senior High School, was admitted to the New York State Bar during a ceremony held Feb. 23 in Rochester. Hoeflschweiger graduated summa cum laude from both St. More...

Schumer urges EPA to simplify hazardous materials reporting

The Environmental Protection Agency needs to take charge in ensuring that first responders have up-to-date information on hazardous chemicals in fighting industrial fires, according to Sen. Charles Schumer. More...

Higgins vows to fight on for William Street postal facility

After months of speculation and rumors, the U.S. Postal Service announced on Feb. 23 that it will move all mail processing operations from the William Street Processing and Distribution Center to the Rochester P&DC. More...

State serious about ticketing texting drivers

A crackdown on drivers using handheld electronic devices while driving yielded more than 118,000 tickets in New York State in the second half of 2011. According to figures recently released from Gov. More...

Higgins named ranking member of subcommittee

Rep. Brian Higgins, D-27th District, has been selected by the House Committee on Homeland Security to serve as ranking member of its Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence. More...