A piece of artwork, rejected by some cities, has been installed at Cathedral Park in downtown Buffalo. St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral purchased the 'Homeless Jesus' bronze statue. But as WBFO'S Eileen Buckley reports the unveiling sparked a buzz among some citizens.
It's that time of year when many households with high school seniors are wrestling and wrangling with career paths, college choices, or, perhaps, the choice of no college at all. Arlene Kaukus, Director of the Career Office at the University at Buffalo, provides some encouraging thoughts for those who may find themselves at a dispiriting time.
Governor Cuomo began the budget season with an ambitious agenda than included a wide array of items that he tied to the budget, including raising the minimum wage, the Dream Act, and reforming the state’s grand jury process. In the end, the governor was forced to retrench on nearly every measure.
American higher education suffers from two main problems: getting kids in and keeping them there to get their degrees. That was the message delivered Monday at UB by University of Pennsylvania Higher Education Professor Laura Perna.
The rising number of local craft brewers and craft distillers have one thing in common: a need for malted barley. It's hard to get because of rapidly rising demand and because New York farmers are reluctant to grow it since there is no federal crop insurance.
As Buffalo grapples with a high poverty rate, many immigrants and refugees are among those struggling. WBFO's Eileen Buckley talked to a Burmese immigrant who is working to help others in our community.
A play written by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Lanford Wilson continues on stage at the New Phoenix Theater in Buffalo. As WBFO's Eileen Buckley reports, it features a local television meteorologist who portrays a priest in 'Angels Fall.'
"Cancer: Emperor of All Maladies," a three-part, six-hour film, airs this week on PBS and premieres Monday at 9 p.m. on WNED-TV. For one local doctor, the film reflects the improved realities for those diagnosed with cancer.
Go back two years and Ohio Street in Buffalo's First Ward was a crumbling road in a dying neighborhood, flanked by buildings which were either falling down or looking in danger of falling. Today, the community's prospects are considerably brighter.
Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly and his family have made no secret that their religious faith has helped them deal with his cancer diagnosis and other challenges, but most importantly, it helped them deal with their son Hunter's struggle with and ultimate death from Krabbe Disease.
Dancers ranging in age of five to 65 will perform the classical ballet story of Cinderella Saturday evening. The Greater Buffalo Youth Ballet performs at UB's Center for the Arts. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley says the classic tale features over 60-dancers.
Members of an African-American media group say they're teaming with Carl Paladino's Ellicott Development to restore the former Sattler Broadway Theatre in Buffalo. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley says millions of dollars must be raised to begin the restoration.