posted on April 07, 2014 07:10
Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is scheduled to begin an aggressive radiation and chemotherapy treatment today. Kelly underwent surgery last year to remove cancer from his upper jaw, but the cancer has returned and is aggressive. Kelly is reportedly in a tremendous amount of pain, but was out of the hospital over the weekend getting ready for the new treatments.
The Jacobs family has surged to the top of the list of possible purchasers of the Buffalo Bills. The Jacobs family owns the Buffalo based Delaware North Companies, and are said to be interested in the team. Others reported to be interested in the team are developer Donald Trump and current Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula.
A Wyoming County woman is under arrest for allegedly filing a false report of child abuse and trying to bribe the child into lying about it.
State Police have arrested 50-year-old Joyce Selepack of Warsaw for falsely reporting and incident and Endangering the Welfare of a child.
Troopers said Selepack made a false report of child abuse to Wyoming County Child protection services and promised gifts to the child in return for her going along with the false information.
Gas prices are up nearly a nickel over the last two weeks. The Lundberg Survey says the national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is now at three-dollars-61 cents. Gas prices have been rising since early February.
Locally, the average price of a gallon of regular in Batavia is $3.75.
Wyoming Central School has narrowed its search for a new school superintendent down to three candidates, all from within the region.
The finalists are: Christina Mileham, an administrator with Keshequa Central Schools, Mickey Edwards, an administrator with Orleans/Niagara Boces and Kimberly Monahan, Director of curriculum for Warsaw Central.
Wyoming Central current superintendent, Sandra Duckworth, is retiring.
The Western New York Army major who was shot during last week's rampage at Fort Hood in Texas is being hailed as a hero. Despite being shot, Major Patrick Miller reportedly began helping rescue other victims. Miller moved scared and injured people behind an office door and out of harm's way until the situation had stabilized.