Six years after the crash of Continental Flight 3407 in Clarence claimed 50 lives, the subject of air safety has once again become a political hot topic in Washington. Congressional hearings are taking place this week to review the aspects of a new FAA Reauthorization Bill.
Buffalo's new State Board of Regents representative is discouraged in the latest call to change the leader of the city school district. WBFO'S Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley says the Regents Catherine Collins believes there have been too many superintendent changes.
WBFO'S Eileen Buckley speaks with Regents Catherine Collins about Buffalo School leadership.
The Buffalo School Board's majority is gearing up for plans to name a new schools superintendent. But there are some concerns and caution from some community members. WBFO'S Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley say parents are worried about the latest battle on the school board for a new leader.
Catholic Charities of Buffalo serves 142,000 people in the Western New York Community. The annual appeal drive is underway to secure the needed dollars that provide a variety of services. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley sat down with the director of Catholic Charities Sister Mary McCarrick to discusses who serving those in need can turn around lives.
Thousands of people flocked to Buffalo's Broadway-Fillmore neighborhood earlier this month to shop at the Broadway Market for Easter and then for the Dyngus Day parade. But during the rest of the year, the neighborhood struggles. The housing stock is deteriorating, and there is little new investment. The May issue of Buffalo Spree shines a light on this and the efforts of some activists to reverse the blight.
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.