Opponents of New York's standardized tests were picketing outside Williamsville North High School Monday, attacking a district policy that students who don't take the tests are required to "sit and stare."
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.