Two western New York agencies recently secured additional funding to fight human trafficking. The U.S. Department of Justice awarded the Erie County Sheriff’s Office and the International Institute of Buffalo for their collaborative efforts to combat the crime.
Downtown Buffalo visitors are likely familiar with the line of cars bearing signs for bail bonds parking in front of Buffalo City Court. The Common Council voted Tuesday to bar parking along that stretch of Delaware Avenue.
Buffalo is hosting the 94th annual meeting of the Theodore Roosevelt Association. The national conference opens Thursday and runs through Sunday, with the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site along Delaware Avenue serving as the backdrop.
Some prominent arts and cultural groups could be in for a major funding cut. A bill working its way through Congress could slash funding for the National Endowment for the Arts to its lowest level since the 1970s.
The expanding local writing and publishing scene is adding historical novels to non-fiction. Local writer and authory Tim Shannon has his book -- Da's Shillelagh -- added to the list. WBFO's Mike Desmond spoke with Shannon about local history and writing.
Dr. Yvonne Minor-Ragan, President of Buffalo Promise Neighborhood, is joined by dignitaries for the ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the grand opening of the Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Children’s Academy.
The latest addition in a $31 million public-private investment in one of Buffalo's poorest neighborhoods is officially open. The ribbon was cut Friday on The Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Children's Academy.