Some federal funding has been secured as part of the fight to keep a Chautauqua County hospital open. Western New York Congressman Tom Reed says he has secured FEMA dollars for Lake Shore Hospital in Irving.
For weeks, Carl Paladino has been seeking the removal of Buffalo School Board president Barbara Seals Nevergold. Now, a resident is taking similar steps in an effort to have Paladino removed from the board.
Catholic Bishop Richard Malone says the U.S. needs a comprehensive solution to the immigration problem. "They're in a perilous situation," Malone said of the nation's 11 million illegal immigrants. "No one says it's an easy thing, but we really do think the government's got to deal with it."
There are a handful of entrepreneurs in Buffalo who specialize in unique items -- ranging from hats and suits to even perfumes -- made to the exact specifications of the consumer placing the order. In this week's Press Pass, WBFO's Mark Scott talks with Buffalo Spree editor Elizabeth Licata talks about this small subset of the city's economy.
In a week that brought Buffalo its worst blizzard in recent years, any weather would seem to bring relief. However, despite the arrival of milder temperatures, new public safety concerns are being raised.
Governor Cuomo officially called for limited access to medical marijuana in his State of the State address. But sponsors of a bill to allow the illegal drug to be used for some medical treatments say Cuomo’s plan is outdated and won’t work.
The issues continue to mount after embattled Assemblyman Dennis Gabryszak was a conspicuous no-show at Wednesday's State of the State address. "This man is facing some serious allegations. But now it seems to have moved a step beyond that," Buffalo News Political Reporter Bob McCarthy told WBFO News.
The City of Buffalo says crews are hard at work removing snow from secondary and residential side streets from this week's blizzard. But as WBFO's Eileen Buckley reports, the media on Wednesday pressed one city official about why Buffalo never issued a travel ban during the height of the storm.
The Blizzard of 2014 is now history. Relentless lake effect snows and strong winds pounded the Buffalo region, but the Blizzard warning was lifted early Wednesday morning. Most area highways have reopened and travel bans are lifted.