Collins, NY

Buffalo man shot multiple times in the legs

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Buffalo Police are reportedly investigating a shooting that occurred late Saturday night. According to city officials, Northwest District officers responded to Grace Street, near the intersection of Niagara Street. Detectives said a 23-year-old Buffalo man was shot several times in the legs. He was taken to Erie County Medical Center where […]
Picture for Buffalo man shot multiple times in the legs

Falconer Man Arrested on Leandra's Law Charge in Hanover

A traffic stop Saturday evening in the Town of Hanover led to the arrest of a Falconer man on several charges, including a violation of Leandra's Law. Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies responded to a vehicle complaint with a possible intoxicated driver on Hanover Road shortly before 7:45 PM. Deputies pulled over the vehicle and determined that the driver, 36-year-old Joshua Stenstrom, allegedly had a BAC more than twice the legal limit and had a child under the age of 16 in the vehicle. Stenstrom was charged with two counts of aggravated DWI, along with one count each of DWI, 4th-degree criminal mischief, and endangering the welfare of a child. He was transported to the Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.
Picture for Falconer Man Arrested on Leandra's Law Charge in Hanover

Buffalo man to take on Joey Chestnut in Nathan’s hot dog contest

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Nothing says another year of American independence from England like the annual Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Championship. This year, a local man will attempt to take down world champion Joey Chestnut in the men’s competition. Buffalo native and Army veteran Ronnie Hartman will venture across the state […]

Man Vs Food Episode Featuring Buffalo New York

This month you will have a chance to see a Buffalo restaurant's food challenge on National TV. It was back in November of 2021 that a friend of mine, Dave Cash, posted on his Facebook page that he was interviewed by Cooking Channel star Casey Webb while Webb was in town filming his series "Man Vs Food".

Dog Ears Bookstore to offer free Literary & Art Program for seniors; three sessions planned in July and August

Dog Ears Bookstore is once again offering a free Literary & Art Program for senior citizens. Those 55 years and older are invited to participate in the “Around The World & Back Home Again” Literary & Art Program that explores different countries around the world and their authors, artists and culture, as well as local authors, poets and artists.

July 2 - WNY Pain Relief & Integrative Wellness Center

(THIS STORY IS SPONSORED BY WNY PAIN RELIEF & INTEGRATIVE WELLNESS CENTER) Western New York Pain Relief and Integrated Wellness Center provides a natural solution to pain relief. Their offices are located at 4415 Union Road in Cheektowaga. For more information or to request an appointment, give them a call at (716) 650-7246. You can also visit their website at to learn more about the different types of treatments they offer. Remember their next informational seminar on low back pain and neuropathy is being held on August 17th and September 21st at 1pm. Call today to reserve your seat.

Wakeup! Wags: Meet Sadie

BUFFALO N.Y. (WIVB) — On this week’s Wakeup! Wags, we met Sadie. She’s a 1½-year-old Doberman/Terrier mix. She was saved from a kill-shelter in Texas by Buddy’s Second Chance Rescue. Email to meet her.

5 Best Beers I Had at the 2022 NYS Craft Brewers Festival

If the 2022 NYS Craft Brewers Festival proved anything, it proved just how incredible and truly amazing this beer scene of ours is. There’s a reason this event has quickly become the marquee, must-attend, beer event of the summer in Buffalo – seeing so many friends, making new ones and having so many excellent beers (seltzers, meads and ciders as well) all within the span on a few hours on Buffalo’s beautiful waterfront is something every beer drinker and craft aficionado should experience. Hell, it’s just a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon.

Out 2 Eat: Connors Hot Dog Stand

BUFFALO, N.Y. — For many people it is just not Fourth of July until you have a hot dog and maybe a side of French fries. That is why we took the trip to Angola for the latest edition of Out 2 Eat. If you've ever been to Connors...

Buffalo man in Nathan’s hot dog eating contest to challenge Joey Chestnut

A Western New York man is set to challenge hot dog eating champion Joey Chestnut in the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Championship. WIVB reports Ronnie Hartman, an Army veteran from Buffalo, will compete in the food eating contest on Monday, July 4. The competition will take place at Nathan’s flagship restaurant on Coney Island for the first time since 2019, after the Covid-19 pandemic forced changes the last two years.

Travelers react to busy holiday weekend

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- It’s been a busy start to the holiday weekend, hundreds of flights cancelled and delayed across the U.S. due to bad weather and staffing shortages. Travelers going to and from Western New York say it didn’t stop them from sticking to their plans. AAA Travel...

5 Reasons to Check Out Alchemy Wine & Beer This Summer

This article is a paid promotion sponsored by an SOB advertiser and designed to share valuable info with our readers. It’s officially summer and we couldn’t be more excited about it! If you’re looking for places to visit this summer, make sure you put Alchemy Wine & Beer on your list.