If you need emergency help and call 9-1-1 on your cell phone, you have an 80 percent chance of the emergency system accurately figuring out where you are. At their hearing Thursday, members of the Erie County Legislature Public Safety Committee discussed how to improve the situation.
There’s just about a week and a half left before the budget deadline, and Governor Cuomo and lawmakers remain at odds over a number of issues, including whether ethics disclosure rules should apply to Governor Cuomo as well as the legislature.
Governor Cuomo and the Speaker of the Assembly say they hope the State Senate will sign on to their joint proposal for ethics reform, as a new poll finds the governor with dropping job approval numbers.
An area contractor says allegations of 'price gouging' made by State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman are false. Collingwood Construction of Getzville is defending the prices it charged for work conducted during last November's devastating snow storm.
State lawmakers are moving ahead with approving some portions of Governor Cuomo’s Women’s Equality Act, now that supporters are no longer demanding that all of the items, including an abortion rights provision, be tied together.
Hopes are high as UB enters the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament for the first time. The Bulls have been slotted as the 12th-seed in the Midwest Region, a position that has enjoyed success in recent tournaments.
The Western New York Medical Scholarship Fund is a newly formed community organization providing four-year scholarships to local students attending the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
The Ice at Canalside has exceeded expectations, says Sam Hoyt, board member for the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation Board. "It appears that our final numbers will be in excess of 50,000 skaters," Hoyt said. Public skating for the facility's first season is scheduled to end on Tuesday.