Sponsors of a bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods, or GMOs, say they hope they have better luck this year advancing the legislation, after it died in committee late last session.
Governor Cuomo’s tax commissioner is set to testify before a legislative budget hearing Monday morning, and he’s expected to get plenty of questions about a plan to freeze property taxes and cut some income taxes.
With tonight's opening of the drama "DAI," the Hebrew word for "enough," the Jewish Repertory Theatre will present an ambitious production that has enjoyed great reviews in New York City, Los Angeles and London.
The Cuomo Administration is moving ahead with a bill to allow limited access to medical marijuana. Cuomo’s health commissioner told lawmakers at a budget hearing that the program could be “up and running” within a year, but his claims were met with some skepticism.
The Family Justice Center of Buffalo officially opened its new Williamsville satellite office Monday to reach domestic violence victims in the Northtowns. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley says the new safe haven will provide shelter for women and children seeking protection from an abusive situation.
Less than a week ago, the area was hibernating from bone-chilling temperatures. While more moderate weather has taken over in recent days, more severe weather is on the way. A Winter Storm Watch has been upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning. It is in effect from Tuesday night through Wednesday night.
Academy Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died Sunday in Manhattan. The native of the Rochester suburb of Fairport cultivated a strong connection with Upstate New York. Buffalo Niagara Film Commissioner Tim Clark recalls Hoffman using Buffalo as a location for one of his films.
A major leadership change has been announced at one of the area's largest health providers as Kaleida Health CEO James Kaskie has resigned. WBFO's Eileen Buckley attended a news briefing Friday morning at Kaleida's Gates Vascular Institute in downtown Buffalo.
As construction heads for completion on the HarborCenter complex, officials continue to release glimpses of what the public can expect. On Wednesday, they discussed their 13,000 square foot dining establishment that will be known as (716).
One day after President Obama touted the hydrofracking of natural gas as a “bridge fuel,” Governor Cuomo’s environmental commissioner says it’s “extremely unlikely” that permits for drilling wells will be issued in the next year.