Upwards of 200 people turned out for Erie County's mid-year property auction Tuesday. Real Property Tax Services Director Joe Maciejewski says, out of 22 properties on the auction block 13 were sold. Maciejewski says, one goal is to show that the county is serious about stopping "serial bankruptcy filers."
Toxic waste from Love Canal was removed from a landfill in Wheatfield in 2014 and 2015. But the New York Department of Environmental Conservation recently determined that the Nash Road site poses a "significant threat to public health."
Along with this year's spring planting, the Massachusetts Avenue Project will be breaking ground on a new farmhouse. Thanks to a grant from the Rich Family Foundation, MAP has met its $2 million fundraising goal.
Elevator-related accidents in 2015 killed at least five people across New York, including a worker last month at Tonawanda Coke. To improve safety, state Senator Marc Panepinto is pushing a bill mandating training for elevator mechanics.
Almost seven years after 50 people died in the crash of Flight 3407 in Clarence Center, the victims' families are still fighting to protect the flying public. They were joined Tuesday by every member of Western New York's congressional delegation in Washington.
The first non-stop commercial flights between Buffalo and Los Angeles will be in the air soon. Buffalo-Niagara Film Commissioner Tim Clark says it's an "amazing development" for the region's growing film industry.
The "usual delays" during the morning commute may be a thing of the past in the not too distant future. Local agencies are teaming up to apply this week for a federal program to expand the use of technology to improve surface transportation.
Electronic cigarettes may expose users to a potentially harmful chemical. A research team led by Dr. Maciej Goniewicz, of Roswell Park Cancer Institute, found that benzaldehyde, a food flavoring, can irritate the respiratory tract.
An attorney for Amigone Funeral Home notified state officials two weeks ago that Amigone would resume cremating bodies at its Sheridan Drive location today. However, State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is looking to stop the move.