There are many factors in a student's life affecting their academic performance. WBFO and WNED-TV recently hosted more than 40 students from 13 area high schools to talk about their education. WBFO's Eileen Buckley brings us the first installment of 'Focus on Education: Student Voices,' a radio series leading up to our May 18 televised broadcast.
WBFO's Eileen Buckley kicks off our Focus on Education: Student Voices radio series with part 1.
Speakers gather at the podium in Niagara Square for a Friday afternoon rally for child abuse awareness. One of the key messages in Friday's rally was for neighbors to speak up if they suspect possible abuse cases.
The Buffalo Museum of Science is looking to reopen its nearly 85-year-old observatory. The iconic structure,which can be seen from the Kensington Expressway, has been closed since 1999 due to structural and safety issues.
Area residents may, in future years, see an expanded Metro Rail system around the Cobblestone District and Canalside areas. Planners are discussing a three to five year project to expand public transit.
There were three separate emergency landings at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport this week. Two were large commercial aircraft and one was a small plane. WBFO's Eileen Buckley talked with a longtime pilot who puts the incidents into perspective.
Some school districts have dropped the controversial 'sit and stare' policy for students who opt out of Common Core testing. But WBFO'S Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley says the Charter School for Applied Technology is not backing down from the policy.
The Ghost Town Blues Band, headliners at this weekend's WBFO Buffalo Blues Bash, is a group based in Memphis with deep roots in the Delta blues tradition. But there is more than meets the ear and the eye with the young band.
The 2015 Pulitzer Prizes were announced early this week and "Between Riverside and Crazy" by Stephen Adly Guirgis won for drama, a work written with Buffalo actor and UB teacher Stephen McKinley Henderson in mind.
When Frank Lloyd Wright designed the landmark Darwin D. Martin House in North Buffalo, he also designed the surrounding landscaping to maximize the effect of the combined building and vegetation. Most of it is gone, but not all.