Attorney general candidate targets guns

Attorney general candidate targets guns — State attorney general candidate Eric Schneiderman’s “Justice on Main Street” slogan seemed eerily relevant Sunday as he spoke about gun violence to a crowd on Buffalo’s East Side. Just three weeks after the City Grill shootings on Main Street downtown, Schneiderman appeared at Frederick Douglass Towers to talk about his strategy for curbing the flow of illegal...

More state gun laws?

More state gun laws? — There’s an idiot named Eric Schneiderman running in the race for state Attorney General this fall. He thinks the reason there’s so much gun violence in Niagara Falls, Buffalo and New York City is that the state’s gun laws aren’t strong...

Westchester gun owners take aim at county’s firearm safety laws

Westchester gun owners take aim at county’s firearm safety laws — Westchester gun owners are balking at the county’s firearm safety laws. With the echo of the Supreme Court decision upholding the Second Amendment right to bear arms still ringing in their ears, they want the county to stop scrutinizing applicants for permits and...

Endorsements for Ball

Endorsements for Ball – State Assemblyman Greg Ball announced the following endorsements yesterday in his run for state Senate. He faces Somers Supervisor Mary Beth Murphy in this month’s GOP primary for the 40th state Senate District. She also picked up an endorsement yesterday. For Ball, it was a mixture of community groups and larger organizations, some of which he had already touted in press releases earlier this...

Ippolito is a genuine hotshot

Ippolito is a genuine hotshot – She knelt 33 feet from the target with a Daisy air rifle in her hand. A steady pop, pop, pop came from the gun as Marisa Ippolito zoned in on the target, never flinching, always steady while shooting on one knee. And when the John Wayne performance ended at the Middletown Pistol and Rifle Club, Ippolito’s card was filled with bull’s-eyes. Ippolito, 14, entering her sophomore year at Monticello High School, is a certified expert shooter by the National Rifle...

Women flocking to traditional male sport

Women flocking to traditional male sport – Don’t look now guys, but the ladies have been joining the traditionally more male oriented trap shooting clubs, and in some cases are outperforming them. Ladies from the eight clubs in the Capital District Trap League got together Sunday at the Ravena-Coeymans Sportsman Club in New Baltimore to show off their shooting...
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