In an obscure corner of Downtown Buffalo, the area's museum of the Great Lakes wants to gain new attention. It's now changing the name from the Lower Lakes Marine Historical Society to the Buffalo Harbor Museum.
From migraine headaches to strokes to Alzheimer's Disease, U.S. Presidents have endured an array of neurological problems. Dr. Nicholas Silvestri, assistant professor of neurology at the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has been taking a closer look at the connection in what he calls a "hobby."
The traditional style of budget making in New York, known as "three men in a room," is coming under criticism, by among others, the US Attorney currently investigating corruption at the Capitol. Some are wondering whether it’s time to end the secretive practice.
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 encourage others to lend a helping hand. Here is the story of a community champion who is “making a difference.”
WBFO's Cheryl Hagen has the story of Colombian Native MarCe Zerrate...
Severe cold and brutal wind chills are gripping the Buffalo Niagara region. A Wind Chill Warning remains in effect until noon Friday. A Wind Chill Watch will remain posted from Saturday evening through Monday morning.
The Movie “Still Alice” opens in local theaters today. The film has been credited with its’ accurate portrayal of a woman coping with Alzheimer’s Disease. WBFO’s Cheryl Hagen spoke with a Western New York couple facing the same circumstances.
In an attempt to address the state's critical energy challenges, Governor Andrew Cuomo has unveiled a new competition. Nearly $40 million is being made available to spur the development of small independent power grids.
Public-private initiatives in the city of Buffalo, like Promise Neighborhoods and Say Yes to Education, are drawing national attention. Clotilde Perez-Bode Dedecker, president and CEO of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, will discuss those programs at a White House panel today.
Trayvon Martin's father says he was a good kid who collided with a bad law in a society which doesn't give young black males equal opportunity. Tracy Martin shared his message with a packed house Wednesday night at Fredonia State College.
Supporters of Governor Cuomo’s education tax credit were at the Capitol to persuade lawmakers that the credit, which would benefit donors to private and charter schools, should be approved as part of the state budget.
Photographs of Dr. James Corasanti's car show it was heavily damaged in the hit and run crash that killed Alix Rice in July 2011. Corasanti is being sued in State Supreme Court, in Buffalo, by Rice's parents.
Buffalo Mayor Brown wants to enhance the city's effort in luring film, television and post-production to the Queen City. Mayor Brown appeared inside Shea's Performing Arts Center Wednesday morning to announce the city is putting out requests for proposals (RFP) to hire a qualified consulting team to help grow that market.
Some Buffalo residents living on the most narrowest of city streets say snow piles are making streets nearly impassable. But Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown tells WBFO News city Public Works Department crews are doing the best to remove the snow.