Holiday spending will be up nearly 5 percent this year, according to the National Retail Federation. WBFO’s Ashley Hirtzel spoke to an advisor from Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Buffalo to see how people can ease the post-holiday sticker shock.
The Bills victory over the Green Bay Packers was among the best games in quite a while at Ralph Wilson Stadium. WBFO's Jay Moran spoke with Analyst Matt Sabuda about the game and what's to come for Buffalo.
Feeling overwhelmed by the holidays? The holidays can be stressful in so many ways as we squeeze out extra time for parties, decorating and shopping, but there are things you can do to ease your nerves.
For many pedestrians in the Theatre District, the building at 667 Main Street looks like just another old building along the street. It's actually part of a worldwide network of hostels for youth and youthful people of all ages.
Hundreds of volunteers decked out in Santa Claus costumes will collect toy donations in downtown Buffalo Saturday. The fourth annual SantaCon Buffalo will take place at participating businesses along Chippewa Street from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Registration will be held at 1:30 p.m. at 67 West.
The snowball fight between County Executive Mark Poloncarz and some suburban supervisors and highway superintendents continues. Town officials fought back in front of the County Legislature on Thursday.
Plans by the Chautauqua Institution to demolish the historic Amphitheater and replace it with a modern replica are being challenged by preservationists and many Chautauqua residents. The Institution's leadership team is under increasing pressure to find a way of saving the existing structure.
Questions are being answered for property owner who experienced snow and water damage during the November snow storm. The New York State Department of Financial Services is camped out behind the Tosh Community Center in South Buffalo Thursday to assist with insurance related issues.
For area residents and business which suffered damage from the November Lake Effect snow storm that dumped several feet of snow on parts of Western New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo is seeking a federal disaster declaration.
The Buffalo waterfront has become a spectacle of change and construction. That process is on display in the new picture book "Celebrating Buffalo Waterfront: There's a Renaissance in Progress and It's Yours to Enjoy."
Western New Yorkers generally don't let a little snow slow them down too much. The winter storm that blew through the area this morning though has done just that, due it's timely arrival just prior to the morning commute.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Erie, Niagara, Allegany, Genesee and Wyoming Counties. A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties. Both are in effect until 4am Friday morning.
WBFO's Cheryl Hagen spoke with Meteorologist John Hitchcock early this morning...
The Buffalo Common Council has gone on record in support of a new downtown Bills stadium. Lawmakers approved a resolution calling on the mayor and the Department of Strategic Planning to explore various sites. But as WBFO's Eileen Buckley reports, that process is already underway.