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.
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is blasting County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw for "destroying the credibility of the Comptroller's Office." Mychajliw claims the administration is preventing auditors from doing their job in a round of fingerpointing over the way confidential documents were handled.
Governor Andrew Cuomo says he's trying to come up with "an amicable resolution" to the dispute over the Peace Bridge. Cuomo met with high ranking Canadian officials in his New York City office for several hours Saturday. During a visit to Buffalo Monday, Cuomo told WBFO's Chris Caya negotiations are ongoing.
While the state Assembly and the Senate have passed legislation to dissolve the Peace Bridge Authority, Governor Andrew Cuomo has yet to sign off on the bill. A top official says the administration is still looking for a resolution to the dispute.