What's being called the largest non-casino development in Niagara Falls in more than 40 years is moving ahead. Governor Andrew Cuomo made the formal official announcement in the Falls Thursday morning.
Some prominent arts and cultural groups could be in for a major funding cut. A bill working its way through Congress could slash funding for the National Endowment for the Arts to its lowest level since the 1970s.
Dr. Yvonne Minor-Ragan, President of Buffalo Promise Neighborhood, is joined by dignitaries for the ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the grand opening of the Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Children’s Academy.
The latest addition in a $31 million public-private investment in one of Buffalo's poorest neighborhoods is officially open. The ribbon was cut Friday on The Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Children's Academy.
Homeowners in Western New York should have received a letter in recent days urging them to register for the Basic STAR program. The Cuomo administration calls it an effort to cut fraud and save taxpayer dollars.
It appears likely the U.S. will use force in response to alleged chemical weapons attacks by the regime of Syria's Bashar Assad. But the White House does not have the support of at least one member of the Western New York congressional delegation.