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.
To meet growing demand, a new compressed natural gas fueling station is open to the public in the Town of Tonawanda. Nexus Natural Gas cut the ribbon on its new self-serve station on Grand Island Boulevard near Kenmore Avenue Tuesday.
The move to greener mass transit is underway across metro Buffalo. The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority broke ground on a new compressed natural gas fueling station at its bus garage on Military Road in the Town of Tonawanda on Monday.
More signs calling out banks that are being bad neighbors will be going up this week. State Assemblyman Michael Kearns says he started the "shame campaign" to expose lenders that foreclose on homes and let them rot for years.
Plans for the 14th annual National Buffalo Wing Festival were announced Wednesday. Wing Fest founder Drew Cerza says more than 30 local, regional, national and international eateries will be serving up more than 120 styles of wings.
The family of Jay J. Bolvin wants the public to be aware that his father has been released from prison, highlighting Jeremy Bolvin's criminal past which includes two convictions for savagely beating babies.
In a rare split, New York's two U.S. Senators have differing opinions on the proposed Iran nuclear deal. Senator Charles Schumer has come out against the pact, while Kirsten Gillibrand says she supports it.
The state is helping the City of Lockport complete another step in its Locks District Redevelopment Plan. The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council has awarded an extra $615,000 for the "Flight of Five" restoration project.
A preliminary hearing was held in federal court Monday for alleged ISIL sympathizer Arafat Nagi. Nagi was detained in late July after his Lackawanna home was raided. Authorities say he was attempting to join and recruit for the notorious terrorist organization.