If you are traveling down the 190 this morning, there are a lot of emergency crews at the foot of the Niagara River at West Ferry Street in Buffalo. Police have been on the scene since about 5:30 this morning.
According to some accounts on twitter, there is an attempt at a body recovery...
The Lake Erie Ice Boom prevents or reduces the amount of ice floating down the Niagara River to reduce ice blockages, flooding, damage to shoreline property and ice damage to the power plant intakes near Niagara Falls.
Reports have come back to examine the death of Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner who drowned in the Niagara River last October.
After a 5 day, hunt his body was discovered, but the reports show that maybe Lehner was ill-prepared to dive in the river, as his few previous dives were in calm water like the Caribbean where he got his scuba certification.
He disappeared last Friday October 13th during a training session and has been missing since then. Today, The Buffalo Police have confirmed that they have found the body of Buffalo Police Diver Craig Lehner.
New research conducted at The University of Buffalo has shown some interesting results. Studies conducted on fish in local waters, specifically the Niagara River, show high levels of certain human antidepressants
You may drive by it, next to it or even over it but, now we have some view of the Niagara River that you haven't seen yet. Jonah VerHague too his drone and soared above different parts of the river. Pretty cool footage.
Niagara River Fun Fact:
Over 80 species of fish have been recorded, and the Niagara River continues to be a popular fishing hotspot.