A former local radio news man reflected on the dramatic moments that unfolded 50 years ago, November 22 1963 with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Ron Arnold was news director the former WEBR-AM-970 radio. Arnold tells WBFO News he was on the air when word came in that the President had been shot. He recalls the wire service alarms ringing.
The assassination of John F. Kennedy was 50 years ago, November 22 1963. President Kennedy was shot while driving in a motorcade in Dallas, Texas. It is a day that is burned in the minds of a generation who remembers Kennedy as their president. WBFO's Eileen Buckley collected some of those memories from Buffalonians who remember the day JFK was shot.
Upstate New York cities take in around 90% of all current refugee resettlements in the state. All this week, The Innovation Trail is taking a look at how that diverse population has weaved its way into the region’s changing economy.
A delivery of 160 frozen turkeys arrived at the Buffalo City Mission Tuesday. NOCO made the generous donation along with more than 1,800 packets of coffee. The City Mission is trying to collect 3,000 turkeys for next week's Thanksgiving Day Holiday and upcoming winter months.
Press Pass this week examines the local group that will soon take control of Tops Markets and the latest developments at Canalside. Jim Fink of Business First also offers his thoughts on the controversy surrounding Delaware North's application for tax breaks for its new downtown headquarters.