posted on June 04, 2012 07:37
A memorial was dedicated over the weekend in Clarence at the site where Continental Flight 3407 crashed over three years ago.
The memorial is at the location where Karen Wielinski's home once stood, and where her husband and 49 people on the plane died in February of 2009.
The memorial is a park like setting where those who lost loved ones can come to remember their lives.
The owner of a Batavia tattoo parlor is accused of impersonating a police officer.
28-year old Jason Lang, owner of the Laughing Buddha on Liberty Street, allegedly made a phone call to a property owner on Ellicott Street posing as a police officer in an attempt to intimidate her from renting the property to a potential competitor.
Lang turned himself in to police and was released with a court appearance ticket.
WBTA’s Eye on Government: The Batavia City School Board meets tonight. The board will meet at 7pm in the administration building on Washington Avenue.
Congresswoman Kathy Hochul is protesting the proposed 45% toll increase for trucks on the New York State Thruway.
Hochul says the increase would have a negative impact on Western New York’s economy…
Before an increase is put in place the Thruway Authority will do impact studies and hold public hearings.
President Obama will be in the Big Apple today for three fundraising events. He is expected to raise millions of dollars.
Former President Bill Clinton is expected to be on hand.
Obama is holding one fundraiser at a private home and another at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel.