Buffalo Creek

This week marked the 50th anniversary of the death of visionary American landscape painter Charles Burchfield. WBFO Arts and Culture Desk reporter Scott Sackett recently visited the Hamlet of Gardenville, the place that inspired many of Burchfield's works, for a look at his legacy.


Commuters on Bailey Avenue know very well the condition of the bridges that carry travelers across Buffalo and Cazenovia creeks. That situation may be changing, though the solution is not simple.


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With a flood warning in effect today for Buffalo Creek, city crews are out making sure waterways continue to flow smoothly.

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Flooding along the Buffalo Creek in West Seneca could be a thing of the past if the federal government answers Sen. Charles Schumer's call for help.

West Seneca residents prepare for potential floods

Mar 14, 2014
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West Seneca homeowners are preparing for possible ice jam flooding on Buffalo Creek as temperatures warm up Friday. Residents in the Lexington Green neighborhood have already experienced multiple major thaws this season and are hoping the worst of it is behind them.

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State officials have arrived in West Seneca to help the victims of recent flooding along Buffalo Creek. New York's Department of Financial Services has opened a mobile command center on Harlem Rd.