Zach Anderson

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Zach Anderson

The sound of beating drums and wailing guitars can be heard echoing through the streets in the quiet village of East Aurora.


Congressman Brian Higgins

The pressure is growing on Siemens to keep its former Dresser-Rand plant in Wellsville open. Joining the fight Wednesday to protect 250 layoffs are House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Congressman Brian Higgins and other Democrats who say the company is violating its promise to create jobs while benefiting from GOP tax breaks.

Zach Anderson

Chestnut Ridge Park is a destination for hiking and tobogganing but although it is lush with flora and fauna, many Western New Yorkers may be surprised to learn the park doesn’t actually contain any chestnut trees.

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Allegations of personal misconduct by former Social Services Commissioner Al Dirschberger have sparked a new proposal that would ban payouts to government appointees convicted of criminal charges.

A local LGBT advocacy group is holding a protest this weekend in response to a new proposal from the Trump administration on transgender military members.

WBFO file photo

As Toys R Us prepares to close its doors for good, many customers are scrambling to return unused gift cards.

AAA

Backseat passengers should be forced to wear seatbelts, according to the nation’s largest automobile organization.

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Western New Yorkers are ready to shake their shamrocks in what is now the 4th best city to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, according to a recent study by a personal finance website.

Zach Anderson

Young patients at John. R Oishei Children’s Hospital received a warm and fuzzy gift Friday morning. The good tidings came in the form of thousands of blankets donated by Western New Yorkers.

WBFO file photo

Many of us share an intimate bond with our smartphones. In many instances, not an hour passes without some interaction. It’s our loyal companion waiting beside our bed at night, ready to provide a wake-up call at the designated moment. It’s a navigator, guiding us through territory unknown. It’s a constant source of information.

New York State

New York residents love their beer. Now home to 400 breweries, the state has surpassed its previous record of 393 beer-making outlets back in 1876.

Catholic Health

A fifth generation Buffalonian with strong community ties and long-time involvement in the region’s healthcare arena will become president and CEO of Catholic Health early next month.

Zach Anderson

Well-known Buffalo chef and restaurant owner Mike Andrzejewski  defeated celebrity chef Bobby Flay on national television Thursday night.

Efforts to combat an opioid epidemic continue in Allegany County as a legislature panel forwards a study to county lawmakers.

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With gleaming ivory keyboards and a polished cherry wood finish, the beloved Massey Memorial Organ has been a trademark of the Chautauqua Institution experience for generations. But during a recent routine inspection, staff discovered water damage to the historic organ.

Wallethub

New York’s economy benefits from immigrants more than any other state, according to a new national study.

WalletHub, a personal finance website, analyzed 19 metrics and assigned each state a score based on  the economic impact of immigrants. New York topped the list, followed by California and New Jersey.

The data weighed included immigrants’ household incomes, the number of jobs created by international students and their contributions to innovation.