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February is Black History Month

by William Mattar | February 12th, 2015

In honor of Black History Month, William Mattar has sponsored a Time Warner Cable spot commemorating the contributions of notable African Americans to the history of our country. You can watch a video of the spot here.  

Wyoming County Man Killed in ATV Crash

by emallernee | May 19th, 2011

May 19, 2011 A 65-year-old man from Warsaw, Wyoming County, was killed and two more people injured in an all-terrain vehicle crash in Gainesville, Wyoming County, last night. Around 8 p.m. the man’s Polaris Ranger overturned on an off-road trail near Route 78, and he was ejected from the ATV and pronounced dead at the […]

Professor arrested in fatal Rochester auto accident

by zack | April 12th, 2011

April 14, 2011 The Wall Street Journal reports a University of Rochester School of Medicine professor was arrested in a fatal hit-and-run Rochester auto accident. Rochester police said the 42-year-old professor ran a red light and hit an SUV driven by a 21-year-old man in the Rochester auto accident. The SUV overturned and the driver was […]

SUV crashed into home in Syracuse auto accident

by William Mattar | August 5th, 2010

The Post-Standard reports that a police pursuit ended causing a Syracuse auto accident when crashing into a home. Police saw an SUV running red lights and disregarding traffic signs, and attempted to pull over the vehicle. The vehicle failed to negotiate a turn, and crashed into a garage attached to a home. The driver entered […]

Excessive speed to blame for Niagara Falls motorcycle accident

by William Mattar | April 21st, 2010

The Niagara Gazette reports that a man was injured in a Niagara Falls motorcycle accident. The crash is being blamed on excessive speed. According to New York State Police, the driver was traveling in excess of 100 mph when a police officer tried to pull him over. The man continued traveling on his motorcycle and […]

Three injured in Utica auto accident

by William Mattar | June 4th, 2009

June 4, 2009 The Utica Observer Dispatch reports that three people were injured in a Utica auto accident. The Utica car accident happened when one vehicle was entering Commercial Drive from an access road. The vehicle collided with another car. Three people suffered injuries and were transported to the hospital following the New York auto […]

Woman killed in Rochester car accident

by William Mattar | April 23rd, 2009

April 23, 2009 The Democrat and Chronicle reports that one woman was killed in a single-vehicle Rochester auto accident. The woman was traveling west on Smith Road when she lost control of her vehicle causing the Rochester car accident. The vehicle flipped several times and the New York auto accident victim was ejected from the […]

Police officer charged with DWI in Schenectady auto accident

by William Mattar | March 24th, 2009

March 17, 2009 Capital News 9 reports that a police officer was charged with a DWI after a Schenectady auto accident. The officer hit a stopped car at the intersection of Route 9 and Osbourn Road. The officer took off following the Schenectady car accident and was found stopped down the road. He refused to […]

Two injured in Albany truck accident

by William Mattar | March 10th, 2009

March 10, 2009 Two people suffered minor injuries following an Albany truck accident, reports CBS 6. The New York truck accident happened when a tractor-trailer carrying a metal freight container hit an overpass on I-787. The impact knocked the container off the truck, causing it to strike a car as it fell. Another vehicle then […]

Four injured in Rochester auto accident

by William Mattar | March 3rd, 2009

March 3, 2009 WHEC-TV reports that four people were injured in a Rochester auto accident. The New York auto accident happened on the Northwest side of town. According to police, a car ran a red light at the corner of Mount Read Boulevard and Emerson Street. Two cars t-boned, and one vehicle jumped the median […]