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Five-hour standoff ends with arrest of man who fired AR-15 on property, threatened police in Lockport

July 15, 2019 by Alex Ivanisevic, Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire

After a five-plus-hour standoff with police Monday night, a man was arrested for firing an AR-15 rifle recklessly in the area of Bruce Road and Lawrence Avenue that evening.

Ryan Gass, 35, faces two counts of reckless...

Taft school introduces new positive behavior program

by Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter News, School

Taft students had a reason to celebrate during their first assembly on Aug. 16. A new program was unveiled during the assembly called PBIS which stands for Positive Behavior Intervention and Support.

“Some old school...

Lockport Resource Center awards Transformation Scholarships

by Christian Villanueva, Editorial Intern News

As the summer comes to an end and students prepare for the new school year, the Lockport Resource Center recently rewarded two local residents with their Transformation Scholarship. 

The LRC offers a Transformation...

Former Lockport paramedic on the move again after back surgery

by Abhinanda Datta, Assistant Editor News

For Lockport’s Julie Krejczyk, her job as an emergency medical services worker was more than just a profession, it was an unending series of daily challenges that she navigated with great proficiency. 

“Dealing with...