An educational forum took place at Jamestown High School Wednesday night. Hundreds of teachers and parents from across the western New York waited for their chance to address concerns about the Common Core testing standards with New York State Education Commissioner John King.
The federal government has reached a resolution with the two Massachusetts men accused of intercepting, recording, and selling a private phone call involving former Buffalo Bills General Manager Buddy Nix.
With a little tweaking from the original plan proposed by Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz, the County has a budget for next year. Its passage marks the final budget before Republicans take control of the Legislature in January.
A local dance theater and school of ballet is preparing for a special holiday performance. Configuration School of Ballet will present Tales of Winter Sunday afternoon at the Flickinger Theater at Nichols School in Buffalo. WBFO's Eileen Buckley says the ballet will feature excerpts from The Grinch, Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suites and other works.
Advocates and lawmakers at the Capitol are reacting to Governor Cuomo’s anti-corruption Moreland Commission report, which offers scathing criticism of what the commission says is a corrupt culture in Albany and recommends numerous reforms.
Some Buffalo area high schools are being encouraged to sign up for a national program to prevent texting and driving. AT&T has teamed up with the Buffalo Sabres and team captain Steve Ott for the "It Can Wait" program.
To help fill a growing demand for qualified workers, Erie Community College is preparing to launch a new program in food processing. The industry employs thousands of Western New Yorkers, but there could be a shortage of workers in the near future.
Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone has responded to the new dialog recently issued by Pope Francis. In this week's Press Pass conversation, WBFO's Eileen Buckley talks with Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer about his recent In-Focus interview with Bishop Malone.
This Thanksgiving holiday has been a snowy and cold one. Not since the Thanksgiving week storm of 2000 have we had to deal with this kind of weather. But the holiday weekend will end up more seasonable with temperatures in the upper 30s by Sunday under cloudy skies.