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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Duane C. Mietlicki -- July 2, 1952 - May 22, 2017

All WNY News     Tuesday, May 23, 2017    
Duane C. Mietlicki, 64, of the Town of Niagara, NY, passed from this life into the arms of Jesus on Monday, May 22, 2017.  Born on July 2, 1952 in Niagara Falls, NY, Duane was the son of the late Edward and Elizabeth (Lingenfelter) Mietlicki.

Mr. Mietlicki was a lifelong area resident. Duane attended local schools and graduated from Niagara Wheatfield High School.  He proudly served in the United States Navy, during the Vietnam War, aboard the USS Fiske, until he was honorably discharged in 1975.  On October 23, 1976, Mr. Mietlicki married the former Yvonne Guilliams.  For thirty-four years, Duane was employed as a millwright at Occidental Corporation.

As an attendee  of Destiny Christian Church, Duane was a Faithful Servant who loved God.  He was known for his generous heart, a man you could count on.  His friendly and caring spirit shined in all he did.  Duane loved to travel and spend time with family and friends.  He took pride in his ’67 Barracuda and was an avid sports fan.  Duane could always be counted on when there was a need.

Mr. Mietlicki was a beloved husband of 40 years to Yvonne (Guilliams) Mietlicki; loving father to Melissa Mietlicki and Kevin Mietlicki; brother to Sheila (Phil) Trane, Katherine (Greg Zayatz) Pouthier, David (Beverly) Mietlicki, Keith Mietlicki, Clara (Randy) Heina and Helen Tickett.  Duane is also survived by many nieces and nephews and the Dearborn family, who was close to his heart, Craig, Terra, and Sam, Gracie, Jonah and Lazarus who all knew him as “Grandpa D”.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Edward Mietlicki.

The family will gather to receive friends on Saturday, May 27th from 3-5 p.m. in Destiny Christian Church, 905 College Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY, where a funeral service will follow visitation at 5:00 p.m. with Rev. Lou Perez officiating.  Navy Military Honors will conclude Duane’s funeral service.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, in the Town of Niagara.

In lieu of flowers, for those who wish to honor Duane in the form of a contribution, are asked to consider Cancer Treatment Centers of America or Destiny Christian Church.

Please visit to read Duane’s obituary, light a candle or to leave a note of condolence.

PODCAST: The Big Picture for May 23, 2017

All WNY News     Tuesday, May 23, 2017    

It's the inaugural edition of Michael Sargent's "Big Picture," a weekly segment about photography and life. It will air each Tuesday at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. and be podcast after the 5 p.m. airing for those who missed it.

Getzville's Goss earns place on Keene State College's Dean's List

All WNY News     Tuesday, May 23, 2017    

KEENE, NH  -- Congratulations to Matthew Goss of Getzville who was recently named to the spring 2017 dean's list at Keene State College. Goss was among 1,245 students who were honored for academic excellence in the spring 2017 semester. To qualify for the dean's list, Keene State undergraduates must be enrolled in a degree program and must have completed a minimum of 12 graded credits in the semester. Students must achieve a 3.5 or higher grade point average on a 4.0 scale to earn dean's list honors.

Keene State College is a preeminent public liberal arts college that ensures student access to world-class academic programs. Integrating academics with real-world application and active community and civic engagement, Keene State College prepares graduates to meet society's challenges by thinking critically, acting creatively, and serving the greater good.

To learn more about Keene State College, visit

Bisons unveil 'Jabba the Hutt' Star Wars jerseys

All WNY News     Tuesday, May 23, 2017    


BUFFALO -- Each year, the Bisons players wear their own customized Star Wars Night Jerseys...a tradition that continues in a big way in 2017!!
Inspired by his debut at this year's event, the Bisons will wear jerseys featuring JABBA THE HUTT! The Tattioine gangster is pictured on the front of this year's jersey with his palace depicted on the back. Each sleeve of the jersey also features a special patch, with the X-Wing logo on the left and the Tie Fighter logo on the right. The front crest also pays tribute to the 10th year of this one-of-a-kind event.
As tradition, is auctioning off some of the Star Wars Night Jerseys in advance of the game on June 3, 2017. These jerseys will be game-worn and autographed by the Bisons players. There are nine total jerseys up for auction now through May 31, including unis from Rowdy TellezJason Leblebijian and Jarrod Saltalamacchia.
CLICK HERE to bid now!
Remember, these jerseys are not sold in winning an auction is the only way to ensure getting one of the Bisons Star Wars Night jerseys. Proceeds of the raffle benefit Compass House.
If you don't have your tickets for this year's Star Wars Night, what are you waiting for?
This event has sold out each of the last four seasons and as of now, there are FEWER THAN 3,000 TICKETS REMAINING for this year's events on Saturday, June 3. There are also only 75 4-PACKS remaining, which gets you four tickets, four hot dogs, four Coca-Colas and one commemorative laser sword for only $76.
CLICK HERE to get your Star Wars tickets now!

PODCAST: All WNY Newscast for May 23, 2017

All WNY News     Tuesday, May 23, 2017    
An Amber Alert for a missing 12-year-old Lyndon girl. Plus some sports and an All WNY Radio announcement.

YOUTUBE: All WNY Newscast 20170523

All WNY News     Tuesday, May 23, 2017    
An Amber Alert for a missing 12-year-old Lyndon girl. Plus some sports and an All WNY Radio announcement.

UPDATE: 12-year-old Genesee County girl found safe

All WNY News     Tuesday, May 23, 2017    


UPDATE: New York State Police say that 12-year-old McKenzie R. Wilson was found safe. Futher details were not made immediately available.

LYNDON -- New York State Police have issued an Amber Alert and is investigating a child abduction that reportedly occurred near Shady Lane early this morning.

Police say that that abductee, McKenzie R. Wilson is a white female, approximately 12 years 10 months old with straight, blonde hair and blue eyes. She is approximately 5 feet 6 inches and weighs about 100 pounds.

The suspect, Joshua R. Monette is a white male, approximately 18 years old with short, black hair and brown eyes. He is approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds. The suspect was last seen wearing Camouflage jacket, blue jeans, boots, black shirt, and carrying a black duffle bag.

A second suspect, John Harvey is a white male, approximately 16 years old with brown hair.

The vehicle has been identified as a red Chevy Silverado pickup truck with New York license plate number CXA5836. It was stolen from the vicinity of the abduction and has a black bow tie on the front grille, as well as an extended cab.

The suspect vehice was last seen traveling Southeast on road possibly heading for Allegany Mountains.

Police say that the suspects took the girl under circumstances that lead police to believe she is in imminent danger of serious bodily harm or death. Suspects are believed to be armed with handguns.      
Anyone with any information on this abduction is asked to call the New York State Police Machias at (866)N Y S-AMBER or dial 911 to provide information on a report or sighting.

Visit for the most up to date information concerning this alert.

NOTE: This story was edited at 1:02 p.m. to include photos provided by NYSP.

ALERT: BPD reports body in water near Unity Island

All WNY News     Tuesday, May 23, 2017    


BUFFALO -- The Buffalo Police Department's Underwater Rescue Team has been called to the Niagara River near Unity Island for a reported body in the water.

The department made the announcement moments ago on Twitter:

No further details were immediately made available.

Today's forecast: Mostly sunny with a high near 71

All WNY News     Tuesday, May 23, 2017    

The National Weather Service calls for mostly sunny skies today with a high near 71 and an overnight low around 54.

Wednesday will be partly sunny with a high near 71. Showers are likely overnight with a low around 57. Thursday offers showers with a high near 63 and a low around 55. Friday, there's a chance of showers before noon with a high near 63 and a low around 54.

Saturday will be partly sunny with a high near 65 and a low around 56. Sunday, showers are likely with a high near 65 and a low around 60. Monday, there's a chance of showers with a high near 65.

ANNOUNCEMENT: All WNY Radio to debut new segment featuring Michael Sargent

All WNY News     Tuesday, May 23, 2017    
By Scott Leffler

A new All WNY Radio segment featuring local photographer Michael Sargent will make its debut today.

"The Big Picture" will feature Sargent talking about photography -- and life -- and often how the two intersect.

Sargent has been a frequent contributor to All WNY News since its inception in 2016.

The first installment of "The Big Picture" will air at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. today. The show will continue each Tuesday at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. and be available via podcast after the 5 p.m. airing on All WNY Radio.

Obituaries published May 22, 2017

All WNY News     Tuesday, May 23, 2017    
Here are the obituaries published by All WNY News on May 21:

All WNY News publishes obituary notices from area funeral homes free of charge. To submit a notice, email

Monday, May 22, 2017

PODCAST: Here's the Thing for May 22, 2017

All WNY News     Monday, May 22, 2017    

Scott is joined by a recent victim of the #BirdWar, All WNY Radio's own Cory McKnight. The pair also talk about fake news and the all-too-real attack in Manchester, UK.

Angola man charged with DWI

All WNY News     Monday, May 22, 2017    

HAMBURG -- A 55-year-old Angola man was charged earlier today with driving while intoxicated following a traffic stop on Bayview Road.

According to New York State Police, Troopers stopped David T. McCann for moving from his lane unsafely. They subsequently determined him to be intoxicated. He was then taken to the Boston Troopers' barracks, where he was found to have a .12 percent blood alcohol content.

He was processed and released with an appearance ticket to Town of Hamburg Court on June 23.

Holland man charged over stolen inspection sticker

All WNY News     Monday, May 22, 2017    

ELMA -- A 33-year-old Holland man was charged Saturday with possession of stolen property over what New York State Police say was a stolen New York State Inspection sticker.

According to the NYSP report, Troopers stopped Andrew Brzyski on SR-400 for speeding. Upon further investigation it was discovered Brzyski possessed a stolen NY State inspection sticker.

He was taken into custody and processed at SP Boston released on an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Elma Court on June 1.

Classie I. Bulter -- May 18, 2017

All WNY News     Monday, May 22, 2017    
Wake, Saturday, May 27th from 2-3 pm, funeral to follow at 3 pm - Lombardo Funeral Home, 102 Linwood Ave, Buffalo, NY.

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