Some might consider the timing a bittersweet irony. Just blocks away from where thousands of Dyngus Day revelers were renewing the annual post-Easter tradition, the hall where the Chopin Singing Society first hosted local Polish celebrations more than half a century ago was quietly being torn down.
It was another glorious ethnic party in Buffalo Monday, as Dyngus Day and its parade rolled through historic Polonia. The East Side party continued well into the night, with lots of Polish beer, red and white, pussy willows and water pistols.
A State Supreme Court Judge in Buffalo has ruled that a company which crushes concrete for recycling on its Seneca Street site has not been doing so under proper regulations and permits. Neighbors hailed the decision, which effectively halts operations at Battaglia Trucking and Demolition for the time being.
Jamestown’s National Comedy Center, which opens this August, will feature some cutting edge technology for museum goers. Visitors will wear a wristband with an RFID chip throughout their stay that will help complete a sense of humor profile.
In the days leading up to Easter, thousands of Western New Yorkers will travel to the Broadway Market to pick up supplies for their celebrations. There, shoppers can buy everything from pierogies and polish sausage, to unique items such as butter lambs.
A year ago Buffalo Bills co-owner Terry Pegula downplayed talks of building a new stadium. This week, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell hinted that those talks may be under way privately. He said he thinks they’re in the very early stages.
Teenagers with mental health troubles are at a greater risk of getting addicted when prescribed opioids. As part of our Mental Health Reporting Initiative WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley talked to an expert about these findings.
As part of our Mental Health Reporting Initiative WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says teenagers with mental health troubles are at a greater risk of getting addicted when prescribed opioids.
The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles sells information about vehicle registrants to third-party interests. Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns wants to know who those third parties are. He also says citizens have the right to op out but the state falls woefully short in its effort to advise them of that right.
Erie County Sheriff's Deputies who respond to crimes or accidents involving children will soon be equipped with books and other items, donated by an organization founded three years ago to help first responders provide comfort to young victims.
Erie County has one of the highest blood lead testing rates in New York state. And most children with Elevated Lead Levels live in the city of Buffalo. That's according to a new report released by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo and several partners including the city and the county.
The Buffalo Common Council's Police Oversight Committee, before hearing from police administrators about key issues, introduced members of a newly-formed community panel that will offer a voice in the police department's relationship with the public.
The Buffalo Common Council held its latest Police Oversight Committee meeting Tuesday, during which time they heard updates from police officials on their officer body camera pilot program, their plan to apply for accreditation with New York State and the possibility of adding tasers to their array of equipment.