The legally-mandated inspection of the New York State Canal system is underway. Officials boarded the Tug Syracuse at Canalside in downtown Buffalo Tuesday morning to begin the first leg of the waterborne tour.
The use of electronic cigarettes appears to be growing - which raises the question are they safe? and should they be regulated? WBFO's Chris Caya has reaction from a researcher at Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
The Buffalo Board of Education Wednesday night approved a turnaround plan for two failing high schools. The board voted 8-1 to move ahead with using Johns Hopkins as the educational partnership organization for Lafayette and East High Schools.
A new statewide program to help immigrants become contributing members of the community is meeting or exceeding its goals. The recently-opened Buffalo location of the Office for New Americans has reportedly helped hundreds of residents.
While fishing is a popular sport, it's also an inexpensive way for some people to put food on the table. The government issues advisories on fish consumption and as WBFO's Chris Caya reports, a new resource is available to help people get those warnings quickly and eat fish in a healthier way.
The first of two community meetings will be held tonight in Buffalo's East High School about Education Commissioner John King's plan for turning around East and Lafayette High. As WBFO's Chris Caya reports, at least one state lawmaker is concerned with King's mandate.
A new bill proposed on Capital Hill would prevent the Postal Service from weakening delivery standards. As WBFO's Chris Caya reports if next day delivery is stopped - hundreds of local jobs could be eliminated.
It looks as if students from two troubled Buffalo high schools will be going to the suburbs for their vocational training. Citing their dismal graduation rates, State Education Commissioner John King is calling for drastic change at East and Lafayette high schools.