December 24, 2010 - 8:08 AM
Here's a look at this week in Niagara County news:
Former Niagara Falls Mayor Vince Anello, right, gets ready to leave the Federal Courthouse in Buffalo on Monday after he was sentenced to federal prison while his attorney, Joel Daniels, talks with reporters. (Derek Gee / Buffalo News)
Former Mayor Vince Anello was sentenced to 13 months in federal prison.
Florida tourism officials were greeted at Niagara Falls International Airport.
Niagara University will offer a new degree in leadership and policy.
Real estate transactions for week ending Nov. 12.
Staff Reporter Dan Herbeck takes a closer look at former Mayor Vince Anello's fall.
TOWN OF NIAGARA
Two Buffalo men were arrested in a sales scam in area parking lots.
A federal probe involving two inspectors and the former buildings commissioner brings another subpoena to City Hall.
The city School District denies wrongdoing in the hiring of its attorney's daughter to $120,000-a-year post.
The city School Board has authorized the use of reserve funds to pay for retirement system obligations and benefits for a former superintendent.
The city is holding a street-naming contest for a roadway in a new business park.
Raising funds for charity by selling movie-themed chocolates are, from left, Niagara University students Talon Fee and Michelle Martineau, professor Bill Angus and chocolatier Mary Ann Hess. (Charles Lewis / Buffalo News)
Soup kitchen and food pantry benefits from a movie-themed, gourment chocolate raffle.
A music teacher has recorded a Christmas song written by her father and is offering it free to active-duty service members and veterans.
A county judge refused to reduce the bail for a murder suspect.
The city and Walmart want a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit against them.
A silicon plant in the city will benefit from a Commerce Department ruling, according to Sen. Charles Schumer.
Arguments in the lawsuit aimed at stopping a proposed Verizon data center will be heard by a new judge.
Motivational speaker, hip-hop artist and Buffalo native Tee Nyce signs autographs Tuesday for Niagara Falls High School students Lashwana Lowery, center, and Aolyha Holifield. (Sharon Cantillon / Buffalo News)
A Buffalo-born rapper brought his motivational talks to Niagara Falls High School.
The city announced its schedule for holiday closings.
The three area international bridges will be toll-free on Christmas.
Former Niagara Falls police officer Ryan Warme is sentenced to 13 years and nine months in federal prison.
Robert J. Thousand is escorted into the courtroom for his sentencing Wednesday. (Derek Gee / Buffalo News)
An accomplice in the killing of a group home worker gets 20 years in prison.
A lawsuit challenging the review of plans for a Verizon data center heads to court.
A former city employee accused of stealing on the job pleads guilty.
The city has total control over the vacant Rainbow Centre mall, site of the proposed Niagara County Community College culinary institute.
A Buffalo man has pleaded guilty to charges from a January home invasion on Moyer Road.
Holiday hours have been announced for local auto bureaus.
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