Brandon Gonzalez Intern Identity theft targeted in anti-fraud effort By Brandon Gonzalez • 9 hours ago AARP New York Every two seconds, someone’s identity is snatched through fraud. U.S. businesses looking to export north of the border By Brandon Gonzalez • Apr 14, 2017 Rosanna Masucci / U.S. Department of Commerce Canada is recognized as the United States’ largest single export market, but what is stopping local business owners from selling to Canadians? Tickets for texting while driving skyrocket across state By Brandon Gonzalez • Apr 7, 2017 WBFO file photo New data indicates that many motorists across the state are texting behind the wheel – and are getting caught in massive numbers. Food insecurity remains a problem for many New Yorkers, study finds By Brandon Gonzalez • Apr 5, 2017 File photo Despite the efforts of generous New Yorkers, low-income residents continue to face numerous challenges when it comes to accessing nutritional foods. Bicycle "swap and sale" to raise money for trails By Brandon Gonzalez • Mar 31, 2017 Western New York Mountain Bicycling Association Bicycling was on the minds of many people Sunday as an event was staged that promoted the activity while raising money to maintain and create shared green space trails in Western New York. Gas prices expected to increase this summer By Brandon Gonzalez • Mar 29, 2017 AAA of Western & Central New York If you’re planning to embark on a road trip this summer, be prepared to pay more at the pump. Campaign launched to secure state aid for medical center upgrades By Brandon Gonzalez • Mar 10, 2017 Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center The campaign is called “Building on the Tradition of Quality Care.” The goal: to try to snare state funding that would finance upgrades at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. Strategies for easing poverty explored at conference By Brandon Gonzalez • Mar 3, 2017 A conference that aims to reduce poverty in Niagara and Erie counties began Friday morning. Vehicle rust damage costs motorists billions annually By Brandon Gonzalez • Feb 22, 2017 AAA of Western & Central New York Motorists across the nation have been shelling out $3 billion annually in recent years to repair rust-related damage to their vehicles, according to a new survey released by AAA. Canadian heritage showcased during Family Day events By Brandon Gonzalez • Feb 20, 2017 Niagara Parks As U.S. residents celebrated was is commonly known as Presidents' Day, many Ontario residents commemorated Family Day. Zoo attendance spikes to 29-year high By Brandon Gonzalez • Feb 17, 2017 Some new four-legged residents, a long stretch of wonderful weather, and ambitious marketing efforts are credited for helping the Buffalo Zoo hit an attendance milestone in 2016. Auto Show highlights new models and high tech amenities By Marwan Elbliety & Brandon Gonzalez • Feb 10, 2017 Brandon Gonzalez WBFO As sales of new cars hit a record high in 2016, local auto enthusiasts have been flocking to the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center since Thursday for an annual ritual. Food safety tips for Super Bowl bashes By Brandon Gonzalez & Marwan Elbliety • Feb 3, 2017 U.S. Department of Agriculture If you plan to feast on finger foods this Sunday, you’re not alone. The Super Bowl will spur millions of viewing parties as guests share their favorite snacks, including an estimated 1.3 billion chicken wings. Buffalo scores high grades in study that ranks "best football cities" By Brandon Gonzalez • Feb 2, 2017 WBFO file photo As Super Bowl mania takes the nation by storm, a new study conducted by a personal finance website places Buffalo in the top 10 percent of best football cities in the nation. Bicycling lanes to be expanded on East Side By Brandon Gonzalez • Jan 20, 2017 Michael Finn Are you a biking enthusiast who is looking for a safer, more expansive network of trails?