Month: May 2020

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
451 PM EDT Fri May 29 2020

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Northeastern Erie County in western New York...
  Southeastern Niagara County in western New York...

* Until 545 PM EDT..

* At 451 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Blasdell, or
  over Lackawanna, moving northeast at 30 mph.

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
  Buffalo, Cheektowaga, West Seneca, Clarence, Lackawanna, Kenmore,
  Depew, Amherst, Tonawanda and Lancaster.

 This includes Interstate 90 between exits 57 and 49.


For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a

Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground
lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately.
Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can
hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Tales from the End of the Road; Living through COVID19 in Key West Part 8

May 17, 2020:

Quarantine Day 61:

Jenni went from no work to all work yesterday! She had her first of many doubles as part of a skeleton crew. The restaurants opening up right now are limited to 25% capacity, must keep tables 6 feet apart, and require patrons to wear masks and have their temperature taken upon entrance. 

Newstead Town Board Agenda May 26, 2020

7:00 p.m. Work Session

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Pledge to the Flag
  4. Approval of Minutes for Regular Meeting 5/11/20
  5. Agenda Changes
  6. Communications – Work Session –
  7. Agenda item questions * See Note
  8. Approval of Bills – Budget Transfers
  9. Committee and Department Head Reports
    A. Highway
    B. Assessor
    C. Code Enforcement / Building Dept.
    D. Town Clerk
    E. Town Attorney
    F. Councilman
    Jendrowski Dugan Burke Morlacci
    G. Supervisor – Supervisors report for April 2020
  10. Unfinished Business
    A. Buildings
    B. Planning
    C. Water/Sewer
    D. Grants
  11. New Business
    A. Resolution – Local Law # 1 – Parking restrictions
    B. Motion – Town of Newstead Recreation for summer of 2020
    C. Motion – Cancel Work session of June 1st
  12. Privilege of the Floor or Question Period * See note
  13. Adjournment

Bonita Jonathan

Bonita Jonathan, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on May 23, 2020. She was born in Gowanda, NY on November 28, 1940 to Leroy and Irma (Skye) Stafford.

Bonita is a proud member of the Turtle clan. She retired from Fisher Price in 1997. She enjoyed going to garage sales, camping, bowling and playing softball. She was an avid collector of anything turtle and known as number one spectator at any sporting event her many grand and great grandchildren participated in.