Thomas O'Neil-White

Thomas O'Neil-White

Against the backdrop of Buffalo’s economic boom, some East Side community leaders are worried about being left out of the city's so-called "renaissance." Crime and high unemployment are still a part of everyday life for many and stakeholders are hoping new development ideas will help reshape their neighborhood. WBFO's Thomas O'Neil-White reports.


They lit six candles in somber remembrance of the 6 million Jews who died during the Holocaust. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown joined members of the Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo in proclaiming the week of May 1 a week of remembrance of Holocaust victims.

Western New York is receiving mixed grades in a new report on air pollution.

For many veterans, readjusting to civilian life can feel like a different kind of battle.

Thomas O'Neil-White, WBFO

Hours before the doors were scheduled to open at First Niagara Center, numerous supporters of Donald Trump were already lined up in anticipation of the evening's rally for the presidential candidate.

Dylan Burns

What do you do with driftwood, old oars, railroad spikes and other material cluttering a historic neighborhood? How about turning them into public benches?

It's a dubious distinction that health advocates are working to change.

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When it comes to statewide popularity among New York sports fans, the Buffalo Bills don’t hold a candle to the Yankees or the Mets. That’s according to a new survey from the Siena Research Institute, whose latest poll shows the Yankees continue to be the most popular team in the state.

Level Financial Advisors

If you're among those who believe that most Millennials are carefree or even irresponsible with their cash, you might want to review a new study conducted by Bankrate.com.

Black Squirrel Distillery

Nothing beats New York maple syrup poured over a fresh batch of pancakes. But what about maple syrup combined with cold brew coffee and aged Caribbean rum?

Hornblower Niagara Cruises

The unseasonably mild winter has paved the way for what cruise operators are calling the earliest-ever launch of boat excursions at Niagara Falls.

Thomas O'Neil-White

Having your house foreclosed on can be a nightmarish ordeal, yet one woman is sharing her plight with the public.

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Symbols of hope are an important part of the fight against cancer, and now one is part of the downtown Buffalo waterfront.

Charley Fisher

Organizers are hoping a unique event will thrust a spotlight on the need for racial equality.

Harter Secrest & Emery

Tax season can turn into scam season by simply replying to a basic email request.

An idea that was hatched years ago by NPR to highlight independent musicians from around the country has inspired a promoter to stage an event in downtown Buffalo.

As the national debate continues over strategies for curbing gun violence, a local panel will explore the issue from several perspectives.

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Canalside hosted an event Friday that mixed winter fun with an effort to promote diversity and inclusion.

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You might say that late local music legend Lance Diamond is getting his own "way" on Elmwood Avenue.

Jamestown Community College

The message to high school students: there’s a bright future in manufacturing.

New York State Senate

Efforts to improve services for veterans and ensure the future of military bases in upstate New York were key topics Wednesday as the chairman of the State Senate's Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs toured the region.