American higher education suffers from two main problems: getting kids in and keeping them there to get their degrees. That was the message delivered Monday at UB by University of Pennsylvania Higher Education Professor Laura Perna.
The rising number of local craft brewers and craft distillers have one thing in common: a need for malted barley. It's hard to get because of rapidly rising demand and because New York farmers are reluctant to grow it since there is no federal crop insurance.
Go back two years and Ohio Street in Buffalo's First Ward was a crumbling road in a dying neighborhood, flanked by buildings which were either falling down or looking in danger of falling. Today, the community's prospects are considerably brighter.
Baseball fans have two more weeks to wait for the 130th season of professional baseball in Buffalo. As a sign that first pitch is warming up, the Coca-Cola Field grass was cut for the first time Wednesday.
Angry teachers held a mock grand jury Tuesday night and indicted Governor Cuomo for such things as depriving students of enough school aid to meet the State Constitution and forcing standardized tests on students.
With a main building more than a century old, a wing more than a half-century old and public schools not teaching art as much as they used to, the Albright-Knox is looking to upgrade its physical plant while helping students learn about their artistic heritages.
The Erie County Health Department says up to 2,000 people should visit a special clinic at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center Monday or Tuesday because they ate at Casa di Pizza. A server there has been found to have Hepatitis A.
When it comes to beer in Buffalo, everything old is new again. That's the view of two authors, Ethan Cox and Michael Rizzo, who say the emergence of microbreweries in Buffalo, in some ways, reflects the atmosphere of decades ago when there was a heavy presence of beer makers throughout the city.
One of two-competing parent groups in Buffalo is opposed to Albany or Washington stepping in to turn around troubled city school District. Over the weekend the Buffalo Parent Teachers Organization met with reporters saying it does not support a federal take over of Buffalo Public schools.
If you need emergency help and call 9-1-1 on your cell phone, you have an 80 percent chance of the emergency system accurately figuring out where you are. At their hearing Thursday, members of the Erie County Legislature Public Safety Committee discussed how to improve the situation.
The Lancaster School board had no intention to make a decision on the future of the district nickname of Redskins until the lacrosse team was hit with refusals to play from three other school districts with large Native American student populations. The board voted unanimously Monday night to drop the nickname immediately.