Theater critic Anthony Chase is joined by Gabe DiMaio on Theater Talk, as Tony shares his experience of viewing a play in Washington, DC starring actress Kathleen Turner. He also reviews "Porgy and Bess" at the Shea's Performing Arts Center.
The Gerswhins' Porgy and Bess continues on stage at Shea's Performing Arts Center Friday evening. A Western New Yorker is debuting in the first national tour of the show. WBFO's Eileen Buckley had a chance to meet with that cast member.
Sixty local businesses are calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to support renewable energy. During an event hosted by the Sierra Club Niagara Group Thursday, business owners and concerned citizens touched on the benefits of wind energy.
As the community continues to see major redevelopment along downtown Buffalo's waterfront, another piece of the future is getting closer to reality. Explore & More announced a major capital gifts donation Thursday as it works to build a children's museum at Canalside.
Yesterday's blizzard kept many Western New Yorkers home in the warmth and comfort of their living rooms. But others embraced the wintry weather with a tradition that goes back to the days of former Buffalo Mayor Jimmy Griffin.
Buffalo’s second blizzard causes the cancelation of most incoming and outgoing flights at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, Wednesday. One Buffalo woman was hoping to make it to Florida, but the inclement weather put that plan on hold.
The entire month of March is devoted to Women's History. Locally, the Erie County Commission on the Status of Women is holding its 5th year of events to celebrate women of the past, present and future. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley sat down the leader of the organization -- commissioner Sawrie Becker to discuss the fight for equal pay and generate awareness to stop human trafficking.
You can call this one the March blizzard of 2014. For the second time this season Western New York is dealing with heavy snow and strong winds, creating tough driving conditions and poor visibility at times.
New York State has declared a State of Emergency for all of Western New York and parts of northern Central New York. The action comes after the National Weather Service officially declared a Blizzard Warning in Erie, Genesee, Wyoming, Allegany, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Monroe, Livingston, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Oswego and Wayne counties.
A majority of flights at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport are canceled due to the blizzard-like conditions occurring in the region. WBFO's Eileen Buckley says not much is moving in and out of the airport at this time.
The state legislature replaced one member of the State Board of Regents, but allowed three others to remain, in elections held for the state’s top educational policy board. The vote featured complaints from Republican Senators who voted against all of the candidates.
An East Aurora High School teacher says the recommendations released by Governor Cuomo's Common Core Implementation Panel are "incomplete." Several recommendations were released Monday night, but Todd Hathaway says the panel only met twice and never addressed some of the problems that teachers, parents and students have complained about for more than a year.
As we celebrate Women's History month, a terrifying crime is occurring in our community that is a threat to dignity and freedom. Human trafficking is considered the slavery of the 21st century. A local law enforcement official is working to raise awareness of how human trafficking is happening in right here Western New York.
Senate Republicans say they will break a long standing tradition of boycotting the election of new Regents. They now say they will attend a joint legislative session and that many will vote 'no' over dissatisfaction with the Common Core. It is uncertain whether all four of the incumbent Regents members will be reelected.
Volunteers with Buffalo AmeriCorps kicked off AmeriCorps Week 2014 last Friday by mentoring pre-schoolers at the Belle Center. The service project places emphasis on the importance of early childhood learning.
Across the state, school board associations are rallying against a reduction in state aid. Tonight, the Chautauqua County and Allegany Cattaraugus County Association of School Boards and the Southwestern and Western Region Parent Teachers Associations will hold a rally in Ellicottville.