Widespread frustration with sagging graduation rates has prompted city school officials to develop the District Comprehensive Improvement Plan. But little public interest was on display Tuesday night at a meeting at Makowski School.
The $45 billion purchase of Time-Warner Cable by Comcast circled through the heavily wired UB North Campus for a public hearing Monday night, as the Public Service Commission considers the New York piece of the deal.
The Buffalo Board of Education has been talking for weeks about what to do if Schools Superintendent Pamela Brown takes a buyout to leave the district. Brown is expected to leave Monday and the board will be meeting in special session to discuss their next steps.
Absenteeism in Buffalo public schools has been an issue for years, with teachers saying they can't teach students who don't show. The school district says the rate is getting better with attendance on the rise. But one city school teacher is releasing statistics on his missing students.
Preparations for a brand new season of Shakespeare in Delaware Park were underway Tuesday night. Actors were on stage preparing to open Shakespeare's Henry V in eight days and soon another summer of free theater will be underway in Buffalo.
Best-selling author David Sedaris stopped in Buffalo Friday as part of a national book tour. He provided a reading at Talking Leaves Books and made an appearance at the WBFO studios where he spoke with Mike Desmond.
While details are still in flux, T.M. Montante is moving forward with its $63 million development of the old Millard Fillmore Hospital site on Gates Circle. The public was invited to talk about it Monday night at the Burchfield Penney Art Gallery.
The Buffalo Board of Education has now had two one-hour long discussions about how to pick a replacement for the departing Schools Superintendent Pamela Brown. On Wednesday, they decided another meeting was necessary.
A retired Buffalo police lieutenant and two suspended cops pleaded innocent Monday afternoon to federal charges of civil rights violations stemming from a 2009 case allegedly involving police brutality.
After quitting his job as a Buffalo cop earlier in the day, John Cirulli pleaded guilty Thursday to two counts of misdemeanor civil rights violations for attacking a handcuffed man who had been arrested April 19.