Teachers in Chautauqua County make more annually than those in neighboring Cattaraugus County, but not as much as Erie County educators. Numbers for the 2012-13 school year recently released by SeeThroughNY, a database of information sponsored by the Empire Center for Public Policy, show figures for median teacher salaries for all schools in New York state.
Observer, Sun, Sep 14 2014 @ 02:06 AM
Erie County District Attorney Frank A. Sedita, III announced that 40 year- old Richard Jetter of Ashford Avenue in the Town of Tonawanda has pleaded guilty as charged to Falsely Reporting an Incident in the Third Degree before Erie County Court Judge Thomas P. Franczyk. Jetter, the Superintendent of the Hamburg School District, falsely reported to police that his car had been struck by an unknown vehicle at the Union Pleasant School parking lot in Hamburg on May 6, 2014.
WKBW, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 03:00 AM
Rochester N.Y.- A psychiatrist who faces criminal charges in connection with the death of man found buried in his backyard had to be rescued from the Niagara River. Police say Dr. William Lewek was found sitting in two feet of water after his car left a road on Grand Island Sunday.
WHAM-AM Rochester, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 01:51 PM
Austin Christopher is being held held in Erie County Jail on $25,000 bail after causing more than $50,000 worth of damage to two Upstate New York golf courses. An angry ex-boyfriend tore up two New York state golf courses with his pickup truck after being dumped by his girlfriend, police said.
New York Daily News, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 06:30 AM
A 30-year-old man is in custody after authorities say he barricaded himself inside his western New York home during a domestic dispute with his wife. State police say Erie County 911 dispatchers received the call around 10:30 a.m. Monday from a home in the rural town of Boston, south of Buffalo.
WIBX-AM Whitesboro, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 07:43 AM
The University at Buffalo has hit a record enrollment for the second consecutive fall - though it bested last year's number by a mere handful. UB Provost Charles Zukoski said a total of 29,945 students are enrolled at UB this fall.
Business Journal, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 03:29 PM
A respiratory virus that's hit parts of the country hard has hit New York, with state health officials reporting confirmed cases in children residing in the Capital Region and Central New York. The state Department of Health announced over the weekend more than a dozen cases of the enterovirus EV-D68 had been reported in parts of the state.
Business Journal, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 03:28 PM
A 30 year-old Yemenite man was charged in a US court Wednesday on conspiracy of attempting to help the Islamic State terror group, becoming the second US citizen in one week to make media headlines for his terror connections. Elfgeeh reportedly targeted soldiers returning from Iraq, and "purchased two handguns equipped withsilencers and ammunition'' from a government source for this purpose for over $1,000.
Arutz Sheva Israel News, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 03:23 PM