Despite language barriers, one of the many refugee students at Lafayette High School in Buffalo has successfully completed his four years. WBFO'S Focus on Education Reporter Eileen Buckley says the student created a powerful self-portrait in his art class displaying the strife he left behind in his country and difficulties experienced while living in Buffalo.
WBFO'S Eileen Buckley reports on ToeToe Lay, Lafayette High School senior's self-portrait of life as a refugee.
In the final weeks of the legislative session, groups are lobbying for some of the major remaining issues still on the table, including groups who want a property tax break for homeowners struggling to hold on to their houses.
Dog bites are taking a huge bite out of the pocketbooks of American homeowners. Last year, dog bites and other dog-related injuries cost property owners more than $530 million in insurance claims, according to the Insurance Information Institute.
How will Charter Communications purchase agreement of Time Warner Cable this week impact customers? One business expert believes consumers may see some improvements regarding their technology, but not with their bills.
Buffalo Teachers Federation President Phil Rumore and school board member Carl Paladino don't always agree on very much, but both see new State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia as a positive sign of change in the Board of Regents.