Buffalo has several firehouses which are well over a century old. Councilmember Chris Scanlon is arguing 14 out of 20 fire houses don't have the facilities for the increasing number of women in the Fire Department.
A new Child Protective Services report shows a significant decrease in the number of open cases in Erie County. The development follows several changes made to the department after the deaths of three children in recent years.
The new leader of the State Senate, John Flanagan, replaced Dean Skelos, who is facing corruption charges. On Day Two in office, Flanagan says he does not expect any major new reform legislation to happen before the end of the session.
Officials at Meals on Wheels For Western New York have rolled out another capital improvement they say will further ensure they are never again left unable to produce during a weather-related emergency.
An attorney representing the out-of-town owners of the federally-subsidized Towne Gardens apartment complex in Buffalo suggested five housing complaints against the owners have been or are being addressed. More than 90 additional violations, however, are pending.
Just three months ago, the region was enveloped in sub-zero temperatures. But in recent days, summer-like warmth has arrived. And that has many people spending as much time as possible at a number of outdoor festivals this weekend.
It's another sign that summer's almost here when Darien Lake is open for business. The popular Genesee County-based amusement park opens its 2015 season this weekend. And this year, there are two new attractions.
As Buffalo Police District Chief Brian Patterson talked to a group in the West Side Community Center yesterday, he stopped frequently to allow interpreters in both Karen and Burmese to speak. The moment showed the growing influence of immigrants in the city.
Disagreements that have roiled the state’s education community in the wake of new teacher evaluation laws approved by Governor Cuomo and the legislature as part of the budget were highlighted at a day long summit called by education officials.
A soldier from Eden, severely injured in a crash last week, has died. 25-year-old Army First Lieutenant John Levulis was riding in a Humvee when it was hit by another vehicle and forced off the road along the New Jersey Turnpike.
WBFO'S Eileen Buckley spoke with Niagara University Professor Tim Ireland who was stunned to learn of his former student's death.
Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs says businesses can help generate extra revenue for the county if they renew their vehicles' registrations locally. He detailed his new initiative at the home of one of its first clients.