State environmental conservation and Erie County parks officials marked Earth Day by releasing thousands of fish into Cayuga Creek. At Como Lake Park, the creek was being stocked and officials were promoting fishing at inland waterways.
From left to right, Vanessa DeRosa, attorney Will Lorenz and Antonio 'Tino' Flores are in Albany Wednesday to push for a change in the state's statutes of limitation regarding child sex abuse cases. DeRosa and Flores are sharing their personal tales of abuse as part of the visit.
Two Western New Yorkers who were victims of sexual abuse as minors are in Albany Wednesday to share their painful stories while advocates push to change New York State's statues of limitations in child sex abuse cases.
Another round of Common Core testing will be held Wednesday across the state. Students in grades three through eight are taking the math exam. While thousands opting out across Western New York last week for the ELAs, the opt out rate in the Buffalo School District was only at seven percent.
With a packed house of Democrats in the hall in County Executive Mark Poloncarz' home city of Lackawanna, the incumbent made his re-election candidacy official with a rousing call for another term Tuesday evening.
In June of 2009, a 14-year-old freshman from Akron Central School District took her last breath in her mother's arms on the soccer fields in the town of Newstead after suffering a sudden cardiac arrest. Annette Adamczak has since been working to teach thousands of students CPR in an effort to honor her late daughter, Emily.
The Buffalo Bills will open their 2015 season with a pair of home games: Sunday, September 13, against the Indianapolis Colts, and Sunday, September 20, against the New England Patriots. The team is also scheduled to play in London on October 25 against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Some top stakeholders are apparently holding conversations about a mayoral takeover of the Buffalo Public School District. At the same time, some names are being floated as the next potential leader of city schools. WBFO's Eileen Buckley asked Buffalo News Education Reporter Tiffany Lankes about the latest behind-the-scene maneuvering from business leaders and the school board's majority in this week's Press Pass conversation.
WBFO'S Eileen Buckley talks with Buffalo News Education Reporter Tiffany Lankes about stakeholders interest in mayoral control of the city school district.
A new form of plastic pollution is showing up in waterways across New York. A study released by the office of state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman found microbeads in three-quarters of the samples collected from wastewater treatment plants statewide.
U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, with bridge officials, union leaders and construction workers standing behind him, speaks in support of federal funding for a renovation and expansion of the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge's American-side customs plaza.
The push is on for approval of a helipad atop the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital at the Buffalo-Niagara Medical Campus but, before construction, the pad needs to be signed off by local, state, and federal officials.
While they may have "lost" to the Edmonton Oilers Saturday night in the NHL Draft Lottery, a game of chance that determined who would pick first in the approaching draft, one writer believes the Buffalo Sabres will do well by picking Jack Eichel of Boston University with the second overall pick.