The push for charter schools operating in Buffalo school buildings went full force Tuesday. The city school board voted to put charter supporters on panels evaluating proposals from others who want to run schools in buildings that Albany wants closed because of academic failure.
The rain and the melting snow from last week's storm didn't create as much flooding as officials feared, although several area creeks went past flood stage Monday and there is still concern about some creeks on Tuesday.
Governor Cuomo says state government has learned from Super Storm Sandy and a string of terrible flood incidents in Central and Eastern New York in recent years. That's why so much specialized equipment is in Western New York, with more coming. WBFO's Mike Desmond reports.
Through the Buffalo Billion and a number of other programs, there is a lot of state money pouring into Western New York . But there is a problem for small local governments without the staff to look for cash.
Proposals from Erie County's Salary Review Commission for substantial pay raises for four of the county's top elected officials crashed and burned unanimously on the floor of the Legislature Thursday afternoon.
With the election only days away, Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino and lieutenant governor candidate Chris Moss headlined a GOP get-out-the-vote rally this morning in the Main-Transit Fire Hall.
Many people worry about the cost of nursing home care through Medicaid costing them their house. On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney Richard Rosso talks about planning ahead to preserve your assets.