Olean residents will become accustomed to the sounds of road construction over the next two years as the city's main thoroughfare, North Union Street, undergoes a $9 million reconstruction. The impact of the project has been the subject of community debate.
New public housing will be built in the City of Niagara Falls. The Walnut Avenue Homes will include 41 new units that will span over several blocks. A groundbreaking ceremony for the project took place Tuesday.
The Buffalo Public School District says mistakes were made in the teacher evaluation process. More than 100 city school teachers and principals received ratings of 'effective' or 'highly effective', but should have been rated 'ineffective'.
In a time where there is so much racial divide across the nation, there is an effort underway in Buffalo to weave together two very different sections of the city. The Ferry Street Corridor Project is about stories of those who live on the city's East and West sides.
A new report from Ontario's main food bank organization says there has been a dramatic spike in first-time users of food banks. In its annual assessment, the Ontario Association of Food Banks also calls for the governments to provide more money for all social services.
Holiday spending will be up nearly 5 percent this year, according to the National Retail Federation. WBFO’s Ashley Hirtzel spoke to an advisor from Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Buffalo to see how people can ease the post-holiday sticker shock.
Crews from the New York State Power Authority and Ontario Power Generation will begin to install the Ice Boom Monday. Buffalo District Chief of Water Management Keith Koralewski says the ice boom has been a standard on Lake Erie over the winter since 1964.
If you haven’t enrolled in the New York State Health Exchange yet, the deadline has been extended a few days. The original cut-off for January 1, 2015 enrollment was December 15, but the state moved the date to December 20, 2015 due to the November snow storm.
The Bills victory over the Green Bay Packers was among the best games in quite a while at Ralph Wilson Stadium. WBFO's Jay Moran spoke with Analyst Matt Sabuda about the game and what's to come for Buffalo.
It’s no secret that consumers in Canada often pay higher prices for a product that sells for much less in the U.S. The Canadian government has introduced legislation to address what it calls the U.S./Canada price gap. But many say the new law comes with no teeth.
Feeling overwhelmed by the holidays? The holidays can be stressful in so many ways as we squeeze out extra time for parties, decorating and shopping, but there are things you can do to ease your nerves.
For many pedestrians in the Theatre District, the building at 667 Main Street looks like just another old building along the street. It's actually part of a worldwide network of hostels for youth and youthful people of all ages.