Nick Lippa

Program Host
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

A plan to restore the Niagara River Gorge’s original plant habitat will be unveiled Monday night in Niagara Falls.

High Achievement New York

New York State has had the longest and most comprehensive review and implementation of new academic standards, according to a new study from High Achievement New York.

The small town of Mayville is getting about $4 million to improve their water infrastructure. It is just the latest water upgrade being made in Chautauqua County.

WNED-FM

For 40 years, WNED-FM has provided classical music to Western New York and Southern Ontario. Saturday, the station celebrated that anniversary by bringing in international talents Augustin Hadelich and Tim Fain.

Members of local gun groups may be aware of the new mandate for pistol recertification, but many average gun owners are not.

It’s a seller’s market when it comes to Western New York real estate.

National Public Radio

Niagara County is looking to the public for help in solving crimes, by registering their security cameras with the county.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

For immigrants and refugees seeking asylum, receiving proper medical evaluations before entering the United States could be lifesaving - especially for victims of torture.

www.co.chautauqua.ny.us/219/Health-Human-Services

The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services has issued a mandatory order to boil and conserve water for residents of the Village of Fredonia and the Town of Pomfret.

northparktheatre.org

You have heard about films like "The True Adventures of Wolfboy" and "Marshall" being shot in Buffalo recently. Saturday night, Turner Classic Movies comes to North Park Theatre for a showing of "The Natural," which was filmed in the summer and fall of 1983 around several iconic Buffalo locations.

Eileen Koteras

Another WBFO Blues Bash. Another sellout crowd. It has becoming a reoccurring theme in a city that can’t seem to get enough of the Blues.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

A Buffalo Police officer who disappeared during a diving training session in the Niagara River is still missing.

WBFO file photo

Legislation is being introduced to establish a New York ban on  bump stock devices, like those used by the Las Vegas gunman who killed dozens and wounded hundreds last Sunday. "It's a weapon of  war and should stay on the battlefield," said Buffalo Assemblyman Sean Ryan, a co-sponsor of the legislation.

DEC seeks input on Southern Tier gas pipeline

Oct 9, 2017

The Department of Environmental Conservation is looking for input from Allegany County residents as National Fuel looks to install a 1.5-mile gas pipeline along Stone Dam Road.

Erie County Executive's Office

Local officials and business owners came together for the signing of a new executive order that focuses on hiring local labor for large construction projects in Erie County.

Buffalo Bills

Several members of the Buffalo Bills reacted to President Trump's controversial comments about protesting professional athletes Sunday by kneeling during the national anthem before their 26-16 win over the Denver Broncos.

New York State

It is responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths each year, yet many people have no idea what sepsis is. That is why the Rory Staunton Foundation and New York State Education Department have created a first-in-the-nation sepsis prevention curriculum that is available to health educators across the state.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Two adult hikers are dead and one child is hospitalized after falling down a cliff in Zoar Valley.

Photo courtesy of Born Learning Trail

A campaign to help improve literacy among children is coming to Buffalo.

Property owners of 190 commercial and upscale residential properties in Amherst are appealing for lower assessment reductions totaling $194 million.

WBFO News file photo

With the Democratic primary for Buffalo mayor only four weeks away, incumbent Byron Brown has a substantial lead over competitors City Comptroller Mark Schroeder and Erie County Legislator Betty Jean Grant.

WBFO News file photo

Access to legal education seems to be the talk of the town for law schools these days. Schools like the University at Buffalo are reviewing whether accepting GRE test results will lead to higher enrollment.

The Resurrection Life Food Pantry in Cheektowaga has received an anonymous donation to buy a new truck for food deliveries.

The Guardian Angels are returning to Buffalo. But unlike the last time they were here in the 1980s, they're being welcomed.

Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy

Time is of the essence for re-designing parts of Delaware Park. That is according to civic leader Kevin Gaughan, who is asking the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy to meet and move forward his plan to have legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus improve the golf course.

Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper

Some of Buffalo’s eco-tourism was on display today as the 12th Annual Paddles Up Niagara drew a record turnout.

WBFO's Nick Lippa

Notable players such as Grover Washington Jr. and Sam Noto are names that come to mind when you think of jazz in Buffalo. But what about the teachers who spurred their passion when they were students?

Buffalo police are investigating a hit-and-run that occurred around 12:30 p.m. Saturday in a parking lot on the 2500 block of Main Street.

Empire State Development Corporation

Democrat Erin Cole does not consider herself a political person, but has been on a career track to run for political office for quite some time. The 46-year-old said the timing is now right for a run, and she intends to take on Clarence Republican Chris Collins.

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