A hopeful message that progress can be achieved in the battle against gun violence emerged during a Tuesday night meeting in the University district. Panelists say a key is engagement, especially with young people.
Buffalo is experiencing a building boom with construction jobs in the region at their highest levels in years. But the lack of diversity in the construction unions has some asking why more hasn’t been done to ensure that people of color aren’t missing out on these opportunities. Charlotte Keith from our partners at Investigative Post reports.
Upwards of 200 people turned out for Erie County's mid-year property auction Tuesday. Real Property Tax Services Director Joe Maciejewski says, out of 22 properties on the auction block 13 were sold. Maciejewski says, one goal is to show that the county is serious about stopping "serial bankruptcy filers."
A published report Tuesday suggests police are finding no evidence of hazing in last week's death of a Buffalo State College student. However, the attorney for Bradley Doyley's family dismisses the report and says the investigation is only getting started.
A New York State legislator from St. Lawrence County is introducing a bill that would restrict what food stamp recipients could buy with those benefits. The idea is seen by some as an effort to curb abuse. Critics say it's an attack on New York's poor that furthers stereotypes about those on public assistance.
After the area lost three theaters to development, it looks as if arts development projects are coming back. One plan looks to expand a cultural site on Fillmore Avenue while another would convert of a former church on Richmond into a dance center.
A New York Congressman recently announced that he’s taken the first steps toward running for governor in 2018. Chris Gibson, a Republican, would likely face Governor Andrew Cuomo, who’s already said he wants to seek a third term.
Throughout February WNED|WBFO is recognizing everyday citizens of Western New York who are doing amazing things in their communities. Our “Making a Difference” project emphasizes the importance of volunteerism and encourages others to lend a helping hand. Here is the story of a community champion who is making a difference.
Buffalo Police are investigating the death of a Buffalo State College student and allegations of an off-campus hazing. WBFO's Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley says a Greek fraternity has been suspended.
The Catholic Diocese of Buffalo has launched an ambitious $100 million capital and endowment campaign. The campaign, dubbed Upon This Rock, was kicked off at Cardinal O'Hara High School in Tonawanda Thursday morning.
WBFO's Eileen Buckley spoke Father Robert Mock, Pastor of St. Benedict in Amherst and Father Joe Rogliano, Pastor of St. Mark and St. Rose of Lima in north Buffalo about how their parishes participated in the pilot program.