Legislation proposed by Sen. Tim Kennedy would help keep a toxic chemical out of New York's fresh water supply. Kennedy is proposing a ban on the sale of products containing the anti-microbial chemical.
The region's newest shovel ready site is officially open for business and the North Youngmann Commerce Center, just off I-290 in a barren area known as "the old mud flats," already has its first tenant.
More than 1,000 new parking spaces will be opening up soon on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. The city and the campus have agreed to replace an existing ramp near Buffalo General Hospital with a much larger facility.
The latest installation from the Public Art Initiative is now on display at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. It's the latest effort resulting from the partnership between the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and Erie County.
Buffalo's primary airport is constructing a lactation room for traveling, nursing mothers. The announcement comes after legislation was recently introduced in the state legislature by Buffalo senator Tim Kennedy that would require large New York airports to offer such rooms.
With the dilapidated Central Terminal on Buffalo's East Side as a backdrop, the Republican candidate for Erie County Executive, Ray Walter said, he will revitalize poor communities by creating "Growth and Opportunity Zones."
The vacant Michael J. Dillon U.S. Courthouse in downtown Buffalo, which is in walking distance of several other courts in Buffalo, is an ideal location for the University at Buffalo Law School, according to State Senator Marc Panepinto.
More than 200 local residents will be seeing Pope Francis during his six-day visit to Washington, New York and Philadelphia. The local delegation from the Buffalo Catholic Diocese is being led by Bishop Richard Malone.
Just off I-190 near GM's Tonawanda Engine Plant, there is an odd site out in the Niagara River. Yellow-colored heavy equipment can be seen working in the water near Strawberry Island. As WBFO's Chris Caya reports, it's part of a habitat restoration project that should benefit fish, wildlife and local residents.
After several years of planning, fundraising and construction, The Buffalo Zoo's new Arctic Edge is ready for the public. The $14 million Arctic Edge will be home to the zoo's two polar bears, a pair a gray wolves, bald eagles and a Eurasian lynx.