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NFL VP, former player Troy Vincent honored for advocate work

Sep. 27, 2019 9:53 AM EDT

NFL executive vice president and former Buffalo Bills safety Troy Vincent was honored by the Niagara Frontier YWCA for his extensive work advocating against domestic violence and sexual assault. Vincent was presented with the association's 2019 Hero Award at a banquet in Niagara Falls, New York, on Tuesday. In...

New license plate features famous New York landmarks

Sep. 8, 2019 9:49 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York has a new license plate that features several of the state's famous landmarks. The Department of Motor Vehicles announced the design Friday based on the results of a statewide survey. The winning plate showcases iconic settings like the Statue of Liberty, Niagara Falls and the...

Woman dies in car crash trying to avoid dogs on highway

Aug. 22, 2019 10:02 AM EDT

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — New York State police say a woman who swerved to avoid hitting two dogs on an upstate highway died after her vehicle struck the animals, overturned and ejected her. Police say 46-year-old Georgette Potter, of North Tonawanda, was pronounced dead at the scene on I-190 in Niagara...

Editorials from around New York

Aug. 21, 2019 3:31 PM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: Trump, Jews and America: The president's disgusting divisiveness is beyond the pale New York Daily News Aug. 21 Because two members of the opposing party in the U.S. House of Representatives are vocal critics of Israel whose foreign...