Erie County has restored its Local Conditional Release Program. It provides 25 non-violent prisoners in Alden Correctional Facility with early release, job training and rehabilitation in return for one year probation.
In the months between Memorial Day and Veterans Day, "Operation Evaluation" will take place in Erie County. State Assemblyman Michael Kearns says it's a survey that will help determine what upgrades outdated VFW and American Legion posts need to better serve veterans.
Just in time for the start of the summer travel season some detour signs are coming down in Niagara Falls. The new roundabout at the intersection of the Robert Moses Parkway and John Daly Boulevard is opening to traffic today.
Bishop of Buffalo Richard Malone and Temple Beth Zion Senior Rabbi Gary Pokras took part in the grand opening of a food pantry Wednesday. The partnership is aimed at helping some of the less fortunate residents of Amherst.
It appears the Buffalo Common Council will not be rubber stamping a new deal with Rural Metro. Last Tuesday, an elderly driver waited 45-minutes for an ambulance after her car hit a Hertel Avenue restaurant.
More affordable housing is coming to Buffalo's East Side thanks to some help from Washington. The Federal Home Loan Bank is providing a $300,000 grant for Bellamy Commons on Jefferson Avenue near East Ferry Street.
Citizens for Regional Transit unveiled plans for a gondola lift system on Buffalo's waterfront at Hallwalls Monday. Some envision the system as a key part in developing a waterfront that would attract hundreds of thousands of visitors.
A new Child Protective Services report shows a significant decrease in the number of open cases in Erie County. The development follows several changes made to the department after the deaths of three children in recent years.
The build-out of the Buffalo-Niagara Medical Campus is moving full-speed ahead. Crews are busy putting up the new Children's Hospital on High Street and, a few hundred feet away along Main Street, UB's new medical school is going up.
Kleinhans Music Hall will soon be sharing its collection of historic photos and artifacts with the public. The newest addition, unveiled Wednesday, is an old photo album from the former Kleinhans store downtown.
The Buffalo Museum of Science is looking to reopen its nearly 85-year-old observatory. The iconic structure,which can be seen from the Kensington Expressway, has been closed since 1999 due to structural and safety issues.