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Daemen Student is First-Ever Intern in Village Mayor’s Office

Daemen Student is First-Ever Intern in Village Mayor’s Office

Daemen College student Amy Grimes is gaining valuable experience this summer as the first-ever intern in the Village of Williamsville Mayor’s Office, a role that’s giving her the opportunity to assist with a historic preservation project and a major community development initiative.

“We are extremely pleased to have Amy on board and to be a part of enhancing her educational experience and professional development by engaging her in the work of village government,” said Williamsville Mayor Brian Kulpa. “In the few weeks she’s been with us, her contributions to our office have already had a positive impact.”

Stabbing and gunshots incident: Medina Police continue investigation

 Stabbing and gunshots incident: Medina Police continue investigation

MEDINA — Medina police continue to investigate an incident which occurred outside O’Brien’s Tavern, 610 Main St. Medina, early Sunday morning. The tavern is located next to the Medina police station. 

The incident involved an altercation during which gunshots were fired and one person was stabbed.

The unidentified stabbing victim was transported to Medina Memorial Hospital. His injuries were described as minor and non-life threatening.

O’Briens is a popular, well-known and historic tavern in Medina, having been established nearly a century ago.

No arrests have been made. Police continue to investigate.

Orleans County Storms: Fierce winds take down trees

Orleans County Storms: Fierce winds take down trees

By Tom Rivers, editor Orleans Hub www.orleanshub.com

ORLEANS COUNTY- National Grid reports that more than 3,000 customers in Orleans County remain without power this morning. That includes 1,479 just north of the village of Albion, from between Sawyer Road and Eagle Harbor. The power company reports it is assessing the condition...

Read the entire story and view storm damage photos here at Orleans Hub: http://www.orleanshub.com/news2014/Fierce-winds-take-down-trees.htm

Orleans County: More than 3,000 still without power

Orleans County: More than 3,000 still without power

By Tom Rivers, editor www.orleanshub.com
CARLTON –
Much of Carlton remains without electricity this morning after a storm Tuesday night knocked down trees and power lines...

National Grid reports that more than 3,000 customers in Orleans County remain without power this morning. That includes 1,479 just north of the village of Albion, from between Sawyer Road and Eagle Harbor. The power company reports it is assessing the condition.

Those numbers don’t include 836 customers without power in Carlton. National Grid is estimating they will have power restored at 6 p.m.

There are also 720 customers wit no electricity from Knowlesville to East Shelby and West Barre. National Grid is assessing the condition in that area.

Read the entire story by Tom Rivers here at Orleans Hub: www.orleanshub.com

Parents of 9-year-old shot by brother arrested


ALBION, NY – Officers of the Albion Police Department arrested the parents of a nine-year-old boy who was accidentally shot by his brother on Thursday – not because of the shooting, rather, it was due to the conditions of the home the boys were living in.

Police say John H. Glena, 46, and Kelley S. Glena, 43, were each charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of child on Friday.

They're scheduled to return to the Town of Albion Court on July 1.


Daemen to Host National Conference on Student Affairs for First Time

Daemen to Host National Conference on Student Affairs for First Time

As higher education faces many changes and challenges, student affairs leaders from colleges and universities from across the United States will discuss the latest issues and effective programs at a conference being hosted June 21-24 on the Daemen College campus. It is the first time the national conference will be hosted by Daemen.

The three-day residential program, “2014 Small Colleges and Universities Institute,” is being offered by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Small Colleges and Universities Division. It’s geared to chief student affairs officers and other senior-level leaders from small colleges and universities with enrollments of fewer than 5,000 students.

Homecoming for Sgt. Shaina Schmigel


MEDINA, N.Y. – Sgt. Shaina Schmigel, the 21-year-old paratrooper who died more than a week ago in a training accident in North Carolina, returned to the Village of Medina on Monday afternoon, escorted by the Patriot Guard Riders after her remains arrived at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport.

Thousands of supporters lined Main Street in Medina just before 6 p.m., when a long line of motorcyclists and police vehicles streamed through the village with the national anthem playing in the background. The procession then took Schmigel to the funeral home in Batavia.