The Buffalo Sabres announced major organizational changes Wednesday, bringing back former Sabre Pat LaFontaine to serve as president of hockey operations and Ted Nolan to be interim head coach. Former coach Ron Rolston and longtime General Manager Darcy Regier have been fired.
The name of fallen New York State Trooper Kevin Dobson, who lost his life when he was struck by a motorist while conducting a traffic stop on the I-290 in March 2011, will soon grace a portion of the busy highway.
Governor Cuomo continued the state's efforts to reduce distracted driving by unveiling special "Texting Zones" along the State Thruway and State Highways that will give motorists a pull-off area to park and use their mobile devices.
Law enforcement officials can't pick and choose which laws they want to enforce. So says Governor Andrew Cuomo regarding the NY SAFE Act, the state's updated gun control laws, approved in January following the mass shooting at Newtown, Connecticut's Sandy Hook elementary school.
The Buffalo Zoo is facing a time crunch when it comes to raising money for its new Arctic Edge polar bear exhibit. The futures of the zoo's two polar bear cubs, Luna and Kali, could depend on whether that goal is met soon.