Heavy snow caused damage in greenhouses behind the main dome of the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. The snow shattered 150 glass panes in the back greenhouses. Plywood is temporarily in place to provide cover until the glass can be replaced.
Mayor Byron Brown says the worst of the storm may be over, but the city is still responding to the affected areas of South Buffalo and Kaisertown. City crews are focusing on clearing excess snow in the business district on Abbott Road Tuesday.
The rain and the melting snow from last week's storm didn't create as much flooding as officials feared, although several area creeks went past flood stage Monday and there is still concern about some creeks on Tuesday.
Mail delivery is getting back on track this week in areas hit hard by last week's storm. Some Western New Yorkers in areas that saw more than five feet of snow may be seeing mail delivery for the first time in a week or so.
The City of Buffalo's storm response continues in south Buffalo and Kasiertown. During a news briefing Monday afternoon, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown says the city is getting “back on its feet.” Brown says they are monitoring for potential flooding around the clock.
People wielding shovels continue to remove snow from Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park. Roughly 150 people are working to rid the home of the Buffalo Bills of snow in preparation for Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns. They’ve been working hand-in-hand with snow removal crews since Sunday night.
Areas hard hit by the storm are now keeping a watchful eye out for flooding. WBFO was in touch this morning with the National Weather Service and other localities for updates on their current situations.
Some Buffalo Public School students are enhancing their writing skills. They're attending the Just Buffalo Literary Writing Center. WBFO'S Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley visited a recent after-school session to find out how some students are hungry to learn more about the written word.
Governor Cuomo says state government has learned from Super Storm Sandy and a string of terrible flood incidents in Central and Eastern New York in recent years. That's why so much specialized equipment is in Western New York, with more coming. WBFO's Mike Desmond reports.
The Western New York Chapter of the American Red Cross has been hard at work this week after many residents were left stranded and in need of assistance. WBFO’s Avery Schneider tells us more about what the agency has been up to…
It goes without saying this has been a busy week for public agencies in Buffalo and the South Towns. For the Food Bank of Western New York, that was certainly the case. WBFO’s Avery Schneider talked with the Food Bank about their response to what folks are now calling, “Snowvember”…
People who abandoned their cars during the height of this week's massive lake effect snow storm can begin retrieving them Saturday morning. Starting at 9:00, the county website will have a listing of all the towed cars and where owners can find them.
Rising temperatures and rain, this weekend, threaten many Western New York areas with serious flooding in the wake of this week’s record snowfall. Some of our Canadian neighbors to the North have been through similar situations, and one of them spoke with WBFO’s Avery Schneider about how best to prepare….
Throughout Winter Storm Knife, Western New York residents have been urged to monitor their home utilities. With the snowfall finally over, rising temperatures and rain are expected to give way to flooding, and other necessary precautions. WBFO’s Avery Schneider spoke with National Fuel to find out what residents need to do…
The snow has stopped in some parts of western New York and many cars are being dug out of piles of snow. Now, many residents are wondering who’s on the hook for the damage cars were subjected to by plows, high lifts, and tow trucks.