Governor Cuomo and legislative leaders have finalized the details on a $138 billion state budget and say they are on track to meet tonight's deadline. The budget includes a multi-step plan that could lower property taxes and $340 million for schools to start pre-K programs.
In the days since the death of Ralph Wilson, speculation has mounted regarding the future of the Buffalo Bills. "Everybody take a step back," says Jim Fink of Business First. On WBFO's Press Pass, Fink shares his views on what to expect for the Buffalo Bills.
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Northern Erie County through Saturday morning over concerns of ice jam flooding. On Lake Erie, however, it's another story where there's so much ice cover the removal of the ice boom has been delayed.
An event held at Buffalo State College Thursday focused on inspiring young people to follow their dreams. The TEDxYouth at Buffalo conference offered students the opportunity to hear the stories of local leaders.
A Buffalo man facing charges in connection with carrying a loaded gun into the Harvey Austin Elementary School on Sycamore Street school last month has had the most serious of three charges against him dropped.
A public meeting was held Wednesday night to discuss the idea of getting an area in the City of Buffalo listed as the Elmwood Historic District (east). If approved, that portion of the city would be placed on the State and National Register of Historic Places, providing benefits to area homeowners.
A wide range of speakers will offer their expertise during "Civil Wars: Narrating Horror and Hope." Sponsored by the Humanities Institute at the University at Buffalo, the two-day conference begins Friday morning at the Center for Tomorrow.
Reaction to the death of Ralph Wilson came quickly Wednesday. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley spoke with longtime sports broadcaster Pete Weber, who now serves as the play-by-play voice for the Nashville Predators. During his time in Buffalo, Weber served as color commentator for the Buffalo Bills during the Super Bowl playoff years of the 1990s.
Speculation on the future of the Bills in Buffalo is on the rise following the death of team owner Ralph Wilson Jr. Jim Fink of Business First believes little will change for the franchise in the immediate future.
In light of the fire that claimed the life of 7-year-old Alexavier Torres-Santiago in the city on Sunday, Buffalo Fire Commissioner Garnell Whitfield is reminding people to make sure they have working smoke detectors in their home.
Education funding advocates, including actress Cynthia Nixon, made a last-minute pitch for extra money for schools in the state budget. Meanwhile, a new poll finds many New Yorkers think the quality of education in the state is deteriorating.