Amid fierce debate about what the future speed limit should be on the Scajaquada Expressway, Buffalo police are letting motorists know that the current 30 mph speed limit is not negotiable. Officers have written about 500 speeding tickets on the 198 since early June.
The New York State Education Commissioner is being asked to prevent the closing of four Buffalo schools. State Assembly members Crystal Peoples-Stokes and Sean Ryan were joined by Western New York Regents representative Catherine Collins outside Lafayette High School in Buffalo.
Some Buffalo Public school students are learning how to produce their own radio music show and interview guests. WBFO's Focus on Education Reporter Eileen Buckley visited the RadioARTS program at the Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts where students were attending a summer camp program.
WBFO's Focus on Education Reporter Eileen Buckley talks us inside a RadioARTS class for Buffalo Public school children.
The U.S. Senate will hold a hearing Wednesday on a bipartisan bill to reform campus sexual assault policies across the nation. Studies show one in five women on college campuses will experience some form of unwanted sexual contact by the time they graduate.
An effort to teach young Buffalo children to read and attend school is slowing paying off. A leader from The Annie E. Casey Foundation has delivered a Pacesetter Community Award for Buffalo's Read to Succeed program.
WBFO's Eileen Buckley reports on efforts to get teach more city children to read.
The partners looking to redevelop a historic downtown Buffalo building have the preliminary support of Buffalo's Planning Board. But before the board can vote to approve the project at its next meeting, developers must await completion of a required environmental impact study.
From skate parks and dog parks, to swimming pools and splash pads, the heat wave was affecting activities in a big way. Tuesday was another hot one in Buffalo, the fifth straight day of temperatures above 80 degrees.
A new bike path extension opened on Buffalo's Outer Harbor Tuesday. Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul joined other officials for a brief ribbon cutting ceremony on the connector at the north end of Furhmann Boulevard near Wilkeson Pointe.
Residential space in downtown Buffalo remains a hot commodity. Will that trend transfer into demand for a downtown grocery store? On WBFO's Press Pass, Jim Fink of Business First says city officials will get an indication Wednesday, the deadline for proposals to develop the property at 201 Ellicott Street.
Researchers have been studying American cities to survey how their elected officials and their policies reflect the political views of their constituents. The study found Buffalo is the ninth most liberal city in the nation.
Parents, students and community advocates gathered on the steps of Buffalo's City Hall Monday to applaud the Buffalo Public School District's plan to hire 30-additional physical education teachers for the upcoming school year.
WBFO's Eileen Buckley reports on the Buffalo School District's plan to hire 30-additional physical education teachers.
You may have recently started to hear the term “mental health parity.” It refers to federal and state requirements for insurers to cover mental health and addiction treatment as they would any other medical condition. Insurers haven’t always complied. As Michelle Faust reports, state lawmakers' recent actions intend to take hurdles from insurance out of the long path to recovery from addiction.
A newly-launched community newspaper aims to serve Buffalo's immigrant population by providing news and other information in multiple languages, in an effort to get those who have not yet mastered English more involved in the public.
Twenty-five Buffalo Public Schools are now under 'receivership,' meaning they are in the hands of the city schools superintendent. Members of Buffalo's District Parent Coordinating Council believe receivership could finally turn around struggling schools.