Officials from Visit Buffalo Niagara, the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center and several area hotels are in Albany this week to promote Buffalo to those making decisions about where to hold meetings, conventions and sporting events.
Stephen McKinley Henderson is known as a distinguished actor, director and professor in the University at Buffalo's Department of Theater and Dance. Tonight, Henderson will speak candidly about his career during an appearance on UB's North Campus.
The project represents a $70 million investment, but redeveloping the long-abandoned AM&A's store in downtown Buffalo has hit a snag. Last week, the Buffalo Planning Board delayed a vote on the project for two weeks.
It's billed as a chance to get a first-hand look at how our international borders are protected. The Citizens Academy offered by the U.S. Border Patrol provides the public with a behind the scenes look at how the agency operates in Western New York.
Top officials from Erie County's Republican Party are in the market for someone to run against the Democratic incumbent, Mark Poloncarz. Earlier this week, County Clerk Chris Jacobs announced he would not run. County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw previously made his intentions clear also not run. So who will it be and why is no one eager to run for the office?
Officials with the Erie County Water Authority are pleased with an announcement from State officials indicating New York's new budget includes $200-million dollars for communities interested in upgrading frail water infrastructures.
The State Legislature overnight approved a 2015-2016 budget that includes new education policies. The reforms sought by Governor Cuomo in recent weeks linking state aid, teacher evaluations and standardized testing for students proved to be very controversial.
With details of the new budget plan still emerging, WBFO's Jay Moran spoke with Kenmore-Tonawanda School Board President Bob Dana about the direction the state is taking on education.
It's that time of year when many households with high school seniors are wrestling and wrangling with career paths, college choices, or, perhaps, the choice of no college at all. Arlene Kaukus, Director of the Career Office at the University at Buffalo, provides some encouraging thoughts for those who may find themselves at a dispiriting time.
Members of the Kenmore-Tonawanda Board of Education have voted to "seriously consider" boycotting State mandated testing for third through eighth graders. The moves is aimed at protesting Governor Cuomo's education policies regarding funding and teacher evaluations. Meanwhile, Ken-Ton Superintendent Dawn Mirand did not support the matter. In a written statement, Mirand says the vote puts the district at risk for sanctions that would likely have a negative impact on the community.
As the Buffalo Public School District continues to struggle with numerous issues, there have been calls by parents and even Governor Cuomo for the district to enter into "receivership." So what exactly does that mean and will it help Buffalo's students?
How cold was it in Western New York last month? National Weather Service Meteorologist Tony Ansuini says February of 2015 will go down in the record books as being not only the coldest February on record, but the coldest calendar month ever in the history of record keeping here in Buffalo
Frigid temperatures haven't stopped a California production crew from filming in East Aurora this week. In fact, they're moving right along and have put out a casting call for "extras" for scenes next week in the Wyoming County village of Arcade.
WBFO's Jay Moran spoke with Mascot Pictures Production Coordinator Markus Hill about the movie "Small Town Prince"...
Niagara Falls is not completely frozen over, but the snow and ice that's blanketed the area has made it a sight to see. Photos of the wintry Falls have been trending across social media sites, gaining national media attention and attracting folks to see for themselves.
The extreme cold gripping the Western New York area has lead to a more than 300% spike in calls to AAA according to one of their local car care experts. WBFO's Jay Moran spoke with Brian Dadswell about how the frigid air is impacting motorists locally.
From migraine headaches to strokes to Alzheimer's Disease, U.S. Presidents have endured an array of neurological problems. Dr. Nicholas Silvestri, assistant professor of neurology at the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has been taking a closer look at the connection in what he calls a "hobby."
The Buffalo Auto Show runs today through Sunday at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. The annual event draws thousands to downtown Buffalo. WBFO's Jay Moran spoke with organizers about the show - and some new elements this year.
New York State Assemblyman Mickey Kearns claims "People knew Sheldon Silver was corrupt" and says he has long sought the removal of the State Assembly Speaker from office. Kearns comments follow word that Silver will step down as Speaker on Monday as he faces federal corruption charges.
WBFO's Jay Moran spoke with State Assemblyman Mickey Kearns about the latest developments.