Three charter schools shared their plans Monday night over how they would use current public school buildings. The public hearing at West Hertel Elementary School sets the stage for a key decision at Wednesday's meeting of the Buffalo Board of Education.
Buffalo has been called the City of No Illusions, but maybe it can become the City of Opportunity. That’s the hope of a local couple who see signs of that happening all around them. WBFO contributor Rich Kellman has their story.
After three decades of rail-only access on Main Street in Buffalo, the first stretch of multi-use roadway is officially open Friday. The stretch between Tupper and Chippewa Streets was made accessible to cars, bikes and pedestrians, months after its expected opening.
Six area Assembly members have banded together to call for the resignation of Speaker Sheldon Silver, following his arrest on Thursday on corruption charges. They say the business of the people is at stake.
About 140 Buffalo Public School students received a history lesson in civil rights outside their classrooms Thursday. WBFO's Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley says students from six city schools saw the movie Selma at the Regal Theater on Elmwood Avenue in North Buffalo.
Having just seen A.R. Gurney's "Family Furniture" at the Kavinoky Theatre, Anthony Chase noticed strong parallels with Edward Albee's "A Delicate Balance" back on Broadway, especially upper class families who can talk a lot, but not about their problems.
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is under arrest and $3.8 million in eight different bank accounts held by Silver have been seized as federal prosecutors accuse the Speaker of running two fraudulent and corrupt schemes.
The leader of one of Buffalo's parent organizations is reacting very favorably to the Governor's public education reform proposals. WBFO'S Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley spoke with the president of the District Parent Coordinating Council.
New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested Thursday on public corruption charges and accused of using his position as one of the most powerful men in Albany to obtain millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks masked as legitimate income.