Buffalo Bills Vice President of Operations and Guest Experience Andy Major, left, and Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs stand in front of one of the Buffalo Bills' numerous vehicles. The Bills renewed registrations for 15 of their vehicles through an initiative launched by Jacobs.
Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs says businesses can help generate extra revenue for the county if they renew their vehicles' registrations locally. He detailed his new initiative at the home of one of its first clients.
A Buffalo area charter school is getting assistance in dealing with attendance and behavioral issues. The Charter School for Applied Technologies (CSAT) recently received a $575,700 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Grant program.
The New York State Board of Regents will be hosting an invite-only 'Learning Summit' Thursday in Albany. WBFO'S Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley talked with Western New York's Regents representative about addressing teacher evaluations.
Long-time New York State Board of Regents member Robert Bennett will offer his expertise to the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. Bishop Richard Malone announced that Robert Bennett has been appointed to serve on the Catholic School Advisory Board.
The Massachusetts Avenue Project is looking to build a bigger permanent structure on the grounds of its urban farm on Buffalo's Lower West Side that would better house its mix of food education, food production and social change advocacy.
A local organization is working to assist homeless women. As Sunday mark Mother's Day Family Promise of Western New York has launched a Mother's Day Campaign reaching out for donations. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley met with Family Promise Executive Director Charlie LeFevre learning that some women could be spending Mother's Day on the streets.
Another public artwork Silent Poets has been installed at Canalside. Visitors will find the two poets sitting about 20-feet in the air on platforms atop separate poles in the Great Lawn next to the Central Wharf.
The Buffalo school system's largest parents group says the proposed budget fails. During a meeting in Makowski School, the District Parent Coordinating Council voted "no confidence" regarding the budget slated to be approved a week from today.
Major newspapers have posted editorials calling for the Senate Leader, Dean Skelos, to resign after the Senator and his son have been accused of running a corruption scam. But so far, Skelos is hanging on, and Republicans are trying hard to carry on business as usual.
After about two months worth of trips to the Buffalo Planning Board followed by adjustments to the construction plan, final approval was given Tuesday morning to renovate the former AM&A's building at 377 Main Street in downtown Buffalo.
A judge has tossed out the verdict in the Jeffrey Basil trial. The defense called for a mistrial following Basil's conviction after learning a juror failed to disclose prior military service and a felony charge.
Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, who turned himself in to federal authorities on corruption charges Monday, will remain as the head of the Senate, his republican members announced after a more than three hour closed door meeting Monday night.
This week on WBFO's Press Pass, Pat Feldballe speaks with Buffalo Niagara Film Commissioner Tim Clark about the economic impact of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 filming in Buffalo, which got underway on Route 33 Monday evening.
Count one of Jim Kelly's former teammates among those who was moved by the former Buffalo Bills quarterback's appearance at the National Football League Draft late last week, following a successful battle with cancer.
The leader of the State Senate, Dean Skelos, surrendered to federal authorities Monday morning and was charged with six counts of corruption, including bribery and extortion, in connection with an alleged scheme that used his political position to enrich himself and his son.
There are several barriers students say prevent them from academic success. From peer-pressure to difficult family and home environments to bullying and navigating their social media accounts. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley continues with our 'Focus on Education: Student Voices' series high school students from charter, suburban and private schools reveal their stresses.
WBFO'S Eileen Buckley reports on Focus on Education: Student Voices Part II
For decades, the focus of rowing activity has been on the Black Rock Channel along the Niagara River. That has changed with the arrival of the Buffalo Scholastic Rowing Association on the relatively sheltered Buffalo River.
WBFO's Mike Desmond reports that's becoming an increasingly busy river for floating objects of all sizes.
Members of the Buffalo School Board's majority haven't given up on Emerson Principal James Weimer taking the superintendent's position. Meanwhile, the board's minority faction is still pushing for a wider search for a superintendent, possibly even a long-term national hunt.