Veterans' advocates are hopeful that 2016 brings more opportunities for those who have served in the nation's military, and are looking to transition into civilian society. New York's Lieutenant Governor recently paid a visit to a downtown Buffalo center that offers numerous services under one roof.
When Congress is divided up in 2022, New York is probably going to lose another congressional seat. It's another reminder that the Empire State may be growing, but it isn't growing as fast as some other states.
Governor Cuomo this week announced plans for mass pardons of young people who commit non-violent crimes. It’s the latest in a string of actions Cuomo has taken in the past year in an attempt to get around opposition from some factions in the state legislature.
While there's no threat of snow on Western New York roads this Christmas, state plow operators will have additional equipment available when the flakes finally start falling. New York State has purchased new "tow plows" that, when attached to plow trucks, will double the vehicle's ability to clean snow off highways.
The Western New York woman who has been in a legal saga since her conviction on dozens of counts of animal cruelty was back in State Supreme Court on Tuesday. While Beth Lynne Hoskins says she has sold 29 horses, as ordered, local SPCA officials are concerned about the deal.
A recent audit revealed how the Buffalo Urban League overbilled Erie County's Department of Social Services. Charlotte Keith, who reported on the story for Investigative Post.org, discussed the findings on WBFO's Press Pass.
Governor Cuomo continues to say that he will propose major reforms in the New Year, in the wake of the conviction of the two top legislative leaders on multiple corruption charges. But the governor, in a radio interview, says there’s only so far that he can go to reign in campaign donations.
Through his work on the House Ways and Means Committee, Congressman Tom Reed is able to take credit for work on tax policy to help farmers and small business. Now, he'd like to see wider tax policy changes in the coming year.
Buffalo officials are anticipating a strong turnout to this year's New Year's Eve ball drop at the Electric Tower, aided by unusually mild weather as well as other events happening downtown earlier in the evening.
There's apparently no end in sight to the pay differential between men and women. The ranking of new U.S. Census Bureau data, by Business First, shows men in the Buffalo area, on average, earn 39.1 percent more than women.
The story of a powerful Western New Yorker is now being told in a documentary. Liberty Under Law: The Robert H. Jackson Story will air Tuesday, December 22nd at 10 p.m. on WNED-Television. WBFO's Eileen Buckley sat down with the co-founder of The Robert H. Jackson Center to discuss the man who remains the only one in United States history to serve in three federal legal positions.
WBFO's Eileen Buckley talks with Gregory Peterson, Co-founder of The Jackson Center in Jamestown.