Buffalo Teachers Federation President Phil Rumore and school board member Carl Paladino don't always agree on very much, but both see new State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia as a positive sign of change in the Board of Regents.
Led by Buffalo Teachers Federation President Phil Rumore, there were teacher pickets in front of the South Buffalo home of School Board member Carl Paladino on Tuesday. The developer reacted by ordering in pizza and pop for the picketers.
With little time left in the State Legislature session, it's not clear if there is time for any action on Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes' proposal to shut down the elected city school board and replace it with one appointed by the mayor.
As you move around the area and see company and construction signs, it's not uncommon to see the letters LLC. On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney Andrew Olek talks about what those letters mean.
The U.S. ambassador to Canada says the two countries are getting along well, in North America and around the world. Ambassador Bruce Heyman was at Niagara University last night to speak to the graduate commencement.
Buffalo has several firehouses which are well over a century old. Councilmember Chris Scanlon is arguing 14 out of 20 fire houses don't have the facilities for the increasing number of women in the Fire Department.
As Buffalo Police District Chief Brian Patterson talked to a group in the West Side Community Center yesterday, he stopped frequently to allow interpreters in both Karen and Burmese to speak. The moment showed the growing influence of immigrants in the city.
Buffalo School Board members decided Wednesday night on a quick national search for a new superintendent, expecting there may be yet another interim superintendent with current Interim Superintendent Donald Ogilvie leaving June 30.
WBFO's Mike Desmond was at the board meeting last night and files this report...
The Niagara Falls High School football team practiced and played in mud last year. On Thursday, football players and athletes from all of the other teams at the school came out for the formal dedication of the new $18 million sports complex.
The Buffalo school system's largest parents group says the proposed budget fails. During a meeting in Makowski School, the District Parent Coordinating Council voted "no confidence" regarding the budget slated to be approved a week from today.