While some NCAA fans left disappointed because their teams didn't advance past Buffalo, Visit Buffalo Niagara President and CEO Patrick Kaler says he's happy because things went well and the visitors left behind more than $5 million.
Last year was good and this year will be even better. That's the promise from the Buffalo school system which helped the college admission rate jump nine points, from 57 percent of graduates in 2012 to 66 percent last year.
Though the approaching School Board elections will likely determine her future as Buffalo Schools Superintendent, Dr. Pamela Brown took a proactive approach Wednesday night during a review of her job performance.
A day after he announced that he will seek the GOP nod in the 2014 governor's race, Rob Astorino will make his way to Buffalo. His candidacy, however, is not getting the endorsement of one notable area Republican, Carl Paladino.
A large crowd of neighbors to the Tonawanda Coke plant were told Monday night there needs to be more testing for pollutants in the soil and water around the plant. When the company is sentenced March 19, the judge is being asked to order a $700,000 study.
With increasing concern about the dangers of long freight trains carrying tanks of crude oil or methanol, Albany is cracking down on track conditions and local emergency services are watching carefully.
For young people, that first job opens up a new world of paychecks, co-workers, and opportunities. This week, on a previously aired edition of You & The Law, WBFO's Mike Desmond speaks with lawyer Lindy Korn about the risks associated with those new jobs.
For the grand sum of $2, the entire picture of Buffalo's Outer Harbor changed Thursday when the NFTA signed legal papers turning over 354 acres of land to the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation.
Manufacturing remains a key part of the local economy, with 50,000 jobs, 2,000 companies, and $5 billion in gross regional product. That's why Governor Cuomo is putting $45 million into the Buffalo Niagara Institute for Advanced Manufacturing Competitiveness.
In his State of the County address Wednesday night, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is calling for an 'War on Poverty', saying something needs to be done to deal with the issue that is effecting children in school to seniors who are fiscally on the edge. The county executive delivered his address from the Buffalo and Erie County Central Library in downtown Buffalo.
Buffalo Common Council President Darius Pridgen said as a new appointee to the Niagara River Greenway Commission he will push for use of education to tell all residents of the value and opportunities of the local waterfront.