Buffalo

Wegmans

Three area Wegmans will be closing overnights.

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After an afternoon protest and an evening school board meeting, the fight over pulling teachers out of City Honors School is in State Supreme Court again Thursday morning.

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Top Buffalo Public schools officials will be huddling Thursday morning to talk about the mass shooting in Florida and how it might affect active shooter plans in city schools.


A Buffalo man has been sentenced to five years in prison, plus five years of post-release supervision, for attempting to run down two police officers with his car.

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There's increasing concern around Buffalo about the effects of reassessment on property tax bills. The issue drew a large crowd Monday night to First Presbyterian Church in Allentown.


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Buffalo Riverworks has hosted the Labatt Blue Buffalo Pond Hockey Tournament since 2014. This year they are doing something a little different.

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The Buffalo Teachers Federation is crying foul over a district decision to reduce the number of teachers at City Honors.

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Buffalo Public Schools Superintendent Kriner Cash tells WBFO the Regents diploma rates released Wednesday by the New York State Education Department are "modest gains," but "good news" for city schools.

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Buffalo Public Schools are looking at spending $42 million on major projects over the next four years, with the first three years paid for by refinancing loans used for the $1.5 billion school rehab plan. At the same time, the district is not certain the schools being worked on today are the schools of the future.

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Total accumulation should range from three to six inches with areas in the southeast seeing close to six to ten inches.

Church of the Ascension

Conversion of a landmark church at North Street and Linwood Avenue in Buffalo to affordable housing for seniors moved closer Tuesday, as the Common Council approved the plan and sent it to Albany and Washington for final approvals.

Buffalo Police are investigating a multi-vehicle accident Monday morning that sent two female police officers to the hospital.

The Buffalo Zoo has seen millions of dollars put into new and renovated exhibits in recent years - and not just because it is such a familiar site for locals to visit.

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Many buildings in Buffalo are covered with what looks like stucco, but it is usually called Dryvit. Dryvit is part of a product line called Exterior Insulation and Finish System, more often called EIFS. Use of the material is now banned in much of the city under the Green Code, but there is a fight to lift that ban.

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Are you interested in teaching in Buffalo schools? Can you start right away? Can you fill out an application today and potentially be available for an interview tomorrow? Buffalo Public Schools are in a hiring mood.


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The winter hiatus is apparently over. The Elmwood Village development wars are reheating, this time over what to do with the former Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo.

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Authorities say Joseph Conti has been cooperating with officials investigating the blaze that took the life of his 7-year-old son Anthony.

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The one-time Wildroot complex on Bailey Avenue in Buffalo is getting closer to being an official city landmark. The plan was approved Tuesday in the Common Council's Legislation Committee and sent to the full Council.

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Two more hurdles are out of the way for a major adaptive reuse housing project on Buffalo's East Side.

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The Buffalo School Board had hoped to open its new restaurant and hospitality high school this fall. However, the earliest possibility is now September of next year, as lease negotiations for a site continue.

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Buffalo's Common Council chamber is a landmark - a soaring mass of stone, concrete, sculpture and stained glass. It is not handicap accessible, but that is going to change.

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The City of Buffalo owns seven of the eight Buffalo and Erie County Library System branches in the city. A new master lease between the city and Library System will allow branches to seek grants to pay for major rehabs.

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Pushed hard by Allentown residents, Buffalo's Common Council is now shoving back against the long and slow expansion of bars along Allen Street.

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Broadway-Fillmore area residents had another chance Tuesday night to find out why - or why not - it makes sense to create a historic district in Buffalo's old Polonia.

Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority

Buffalo's Common Council is starting yet another look at the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority after the heat went out for tenants at the Frederick Douglass Towers and it took a long time to get it back on.

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Former Buffalo Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda has taken a job with a Florida-based private security company.

A Buffalo man has been sentenced after admitting he burglarized dorm rooms at the University at Buffalo.

A Snyder woman convicted of stealing nearly $30,000 from Oracle Charter School is going to jail.

Apple

If at first you don't succeed.... Erie County Legislature Minority Leader Joseph Lorigo says Apple may a better fit for Western New York than Amazon.

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At Wednesday's Buffalo School Board meeting, the long struggle over getting more minority and women-owned businesses among the vendors to the district system turned into a discussion about using student labor.

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