A small plane crash in Virginia has taken the lives of three Western New York natives. The four-seat Mooney aircraft clipped treetops, flipped over and crashed as the pilot attempted to land at an airport near Norfolk, Virginia, early Wednesday morning killing the pilot and his two passengers.
County music legend Garth Brooks is appearing at First Niagara Center this weekend. The first of six concerts is set for Thursday night. Traffic in the area of FNC is expected to be snarled, especially on Friday and Saturday when back to back concerts will mean people coming and going about the same time.
The NHL trade deadline was somewhat of a distraction for some members of the Buffalo Sabres. In this week's 'Behind the Bench', WBFO'S Eileen Buckley fills in for Omar Fetouh speaking with Sabres Beat reporter Bill Hoppe.
WBFO'S weekly installment of 'Behind The Bench' with Sabres Beat Reporter Bill Hoppe.
With the forecast calling for warmer weather, local highway departments have been getting an extra jump on snow removal to avoid any flooding. WBFO’s Avery Schneider spoke to Highway Superintendents and brings us this report.
Buffalo Common Council President Darius Pridgen is outraged by the snow and ice conditions around the Town Gardens apartments on Clinton Street. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley says the U.S. Post Office notified the lawmaker that there will be no mail delivery due to unsafe conditions.
WBFO's Eileen Buckley reports on Ellicott District & Common Council President Darius Pridgen's video on Town Gardens apartments snow and ice conditions.
With over 600 volunteers, the 29th annual Hospice Spring Bouquet Sale is expected to raise $300,000 for Hospice Buffalo in the coming days. Rose Collins, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, said Hospice provides families of those with severe illnesses "a compassionate, skilled way to look after your loved one and give them quality time in the time that remains."
Interim Buffalo Schools Superintendent Don Ogilvie continues the search process for a new deputy superintendent. WBFO'S Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley says that person could become the future superintendent.
One of the region's oldest cultural organizations is celebrating its Centennial Year. The Buffalo Silver Band has been entertaining local audiences for 100-years. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley talked with some members of the brass band about their legacy.
Thousands of Buffalo Public School children now eligible to request a transfer out what are deemed failing schools. WBFO'S Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley talked with a parent leader who explains the transfer period is underway through the end of this month.
A local, private college is trying to entice more students as it moves into NCAA Division III membership sports. Villa Maria College has hired a new athletic director and head coach of men's baseball. Don Silveri is the former head coach of men's basketball at Daemen College. WBFO'S Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley says Silveri brings 38-years of experience to Villa where his career began.
The University at Buffalo has transformed its campus dinning complex into a scene out of the 'Hunger Games'. WBFO'S Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley talked with the organizers for Tuesday night's event open to the school and public.
Buffalo's Joint Schools Construction Board is involved in an escalating fight over how much profit LP Ciminelli made in managing the 11-year old project. Nearly $1.5 billion was spent in updating Buffalo schools.
The March issue of Buffalo Spree is labeled "The Interview Issue." The magazine's writers sat down with 20 prominent Western New Yorkers, asking them questions on a range of topics. WBFO's Mark Scott has more in this week's Press Pass with Buffalo Spree Editor Elizabeth Licata.