Chris Caya

Reporter

Ways to Connect

WBFO News file photo

The Common Council is expected to begin a lengthy review of  Buffalo's new Green Code today.


WBFO News file photo

Next week’s election of Speaker of the House is all but a formality, according to Congressman Chris Collins.

contentinacottage.blogspot.com/2011/03/

A local father of three could land in jail for trying to provide his young children with healthy food.

Chris Caya/wbfo news

Buffalo has taken a big step forward towards modernizing its 62-year-old zoning code and land use policies.


Chris Caya WBFO News

Homeowners in Erie County should find a property tax rebate check in their mailbox this fall and next. That's according to County Executive Mark Poloncarz.

Chris Caya, wbfo

New affordable housing will soon be available near downtown Buffalo. Evergreen Health Services is redeveloping an old five story warehouse on Cherry Street, just off the Kensington Expressway.


Chris Caya/WBFO News

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.

Photo by Chris Caya

The city of Buffalo is looking to "revolutionize" community-based policing. Part of that initiative is a new scholarship program for residents seeking a career in law enforcement. 


Chris Caya/WBFO News

After being silent the past four years, chimes are once again sounding every quarter hour on the University at Buffalo's South Campus. The bells were restored as part of the renovation of Hayes Hall.


Chris Caya WBFO News

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.

Chris Caya/WBFO News

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.

Chris Caya/WBFO News

Squaw Island is no more. Along Niagara Street Friday, members of the Seneca Nation of Indians joined Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown in unveiling a new entry sign for what is now "Unity Island."

File photo

Chautauqua County is joining Erie County in banning personal care products containing microbeads.


Chris Caya WBFO News

Buffalo's newest hotel celebrated its official grand opening Wednesday. After extensive renovations, one of the city's historic mansions is now a boutique inn.

Chris Caya, wbfo

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.


File photo

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.


Chris Caya WBFO News

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."


Chris Caya WBFO News

Delaware Park visitors can now take a self-guided audio tour of Frederick Law Olmsted's award-winning masterpiece.

WBFO News file photo

The United Way of Buffalo and Erie County has received a second round of funding to help students at Buffalo's Southside Elementary School and South Park High School.

Chris Caya/WBFO News

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.

WBFO News file photo

Even though a poll shows residents support closing bars earlier in Erie County, Legislature Majority Leader Joe Lorigo is unswayed by the results.


Chris Caya WBFO News

Commemorative purple ribbons will be on Erie County Sheriff's vehicles for October as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Nearly four years after the Dillon Courthouse was vacated, the property could be brought back to life.


Chris Caya WBFO News

An old Buffalo landmark is days away from becoming just a memory.

courtesy of UB website

A new study finds that family structure plays a "significant role" in how some adolescents use alcohol later in life.


Chris Caya WBFO News

A project designed to stop sewer overflows into Scajaquada Creek remains up in the air.

Rep. Chris Collins

Speaker John Boehner's resignation was met with "stunned silence" by his fellow Republicans - according to Congressman Chris Collins.

Chris Caya WBFO News

Work is getting underway on a new resource for unemployed residents on Buffalo's East Side.

City of Buffalo officials are encouraging residents to check the internet to find out if a sex offender lives nearby while some are calling for better notification procedures.


Chris Caya WBFO News

Child sex abuse victims and their supporters are calling on the City of Buffalo to notify the public about the housing of sex offenders.

Pages