Nick Lippa

Program Host
2018 IIHF World Juniors

The world’s best youth hockey players have arrived in Buffalo. Tuesday is the start of the 2018 IIHF World Juniors.

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It has been two months since Buffalo police officer Craig Lehner died during a training exercise in the Niagara River. On Friday, the K-9 division he served for several years received a large financial boost.

There hasn’t been much to look forward to this year for Buffalo Sabres fans. Lucky for them, the 2018 NHL Winter Classic is just two weeks away.

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What do Birmingham, AL and Buffalo have in common? They both are concerned about the health effect of coke emissions.

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One of Western New York's most powerful business and civic leaders has died. Robert G. Wilmers, the CEO and chairman of M&T Bank, died unexpectedly Saturday night in New York City.

Sen. Tim Kennedy's Office

It has been 10 years since 20-year-old West Seneca native A.J. Larson lost his life in a texting-while-driving accident. In remembrance, the New York State Thruway is displaying a “Don’t Text While Driving. It's the Law.” reminder on digital signs in hopes of saving other lives. 

A local panel of distinguished media members will discuss the relationships between presidents and the news media tonight at the Buffalo History Museum starting at 6 PM.

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.

Buffalo Police diver still missing

Oct 14, 2017
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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.

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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.

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