A St. Bonaventure student has been honored by Glamour magazine for her teen volunteerism program. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley says the St. Bona junior was among 10-students recognized across the country for their campus leadership.
New food processing facilities are popping up across Western New York and they’re generating demand for skilled workers to operate them. Preparations are underway to train more local people for the industry.
There is good news for local school districts in the state budget being finalized in Albany. The agreement hammered out between Gov. Cuomo and lawmakers provides more than $21 billion in aid to education, an increase of nearly $1 billion.
A new scholarship program will soon be offered to Western New York High School seniors. Harvest Time Partners, a Michigan-based company, will provide the funding through several local organizations. The scholarships will be provided to students who demonstrate strong character.
A deal reached between legislative leaders and Governor Andrew Cuomo would increase funding for education by nearly $1 billion. Some of the money would be used to advance several initiatives announced by Cuomo earlier in the year.
About 1,400 teachers, school administrators and members of various law enforcement agencies from across the state took part in the Tenth Annual Safe Schools Initiative Seminar at the University at Buffalo Friday.
C-SPAN awarded honorable mention to a Lockport teenage in its annual video competition. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley talked to the Starpoint High School student and his mother about his winning documentary titled "Our College Cost Conundrum".
Millions of girls around the globe face major obstacles to receiving an education, but a global campaign called 10X10 is working to break barriers. It has created a film called Girl Rising. WBFO's Eileen Buckley says Buffalo Seminary students will have an exclusive, private viewing of the film Sunday afternoon as part of Women's History Month.