With so much community concern about street violence in the city of Buffalo, a local preacher is taking a close look at what is happening. He has determined that homicide education is part of the answer.
Buffalo's billion-and-a-half-dollar Joint Schools reconstruction project is winding down with only one-school unfinished after September. Six-rehabbed buildings re-open with the start of classes. That leaves only School 59 which will be done by January.
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz says the area can move forward with planning for an advanced manufacturing center and help local farmers. The county is looking at the creation of a local food hub.
Kate Hennig is one of the long-serving performers at the Stratford Festival. This season she plays the role of Nurse in Romeo and Juliet, and Golde in Fiddler on the Roof. WBFO'S Mike Desmond recently spoke with Henning about her work.
It looks as if students from two troubled Buffalo high schools will be going to the suburbs for their vocational training. Citing their dismal graduation rates, State Education Commissioner John King is calling for drastic change at East and Lafayette high schools.
When visitors arrive at The Buffalo Zoo, they will now will enter through a grand new entrance along the main parking lot. It replaces the entrance on Parkside Avenue built when trolleys once rolled by.
Vaccination is a word usually associated with preventing a disease, measles or polio vaccination. But as WBFO'S Mike Desmond reports, researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute are testing a vaccine to fight melanoma.