toys Finalists announced for 2018 Toy Hall of Fame induction By Caitlin Whyte • Sep 12, 2018 National Toy Hall of Fame The National Toy Hall of Fame here in Rochester has announced the 12 finalists for this year’s induction. Are your favorites included? Amherst Babies R Us among 180 closing stores By Associated Press • Jan 24, 2018 Babies R Us Toys R Us is planning to close about 180 stores across the country, including 1 in the Buffalo area, in a bid to restructure the company and emerge from bankruptcy protection. 'Tis the season to be wary, BBB says By Terra Harter • Dec 12, 2017 Many parents will likely see the word “Fingerlings” at the top of their child’s holiday gift wish list this year. However, at the top of the Better Business Bureau's list is a warning. NYPIRG urges parents look for five hazards in "Trouble in Toyland" report By Michael Mroziak • Nov 21, 2017 Michael Mroziak, WBFO The New York Public Interest Research Group has released its 32nd annual report, known as "Trouble in Toyland," which highlights hazards among many toys on the market. Listen Listening... / 1:35 WBFO's Michael Mroziak reports. Consumer groups warning about popular toys this holiday season By Tianna Manon • Nov 17, 2017 Tianna Manon / WXXI News The holiday season is getting underway, and many parents have already begun shopping. But Judy Braiman of Empire State Consumer Project has a warning about some of this year’s popular toys and gifts. National Toy Hall of Fame gets a Clue By Associated Press • Nov 9, 2017 National Toy Hall of Fame The board game Clue, the Wiffle Ball and the paper airplane are the newest inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame. Christmas in July toy drive begins By Nick Lippa • Jun 26, 2017 Assemblymember Ray Walter Assemblymember Ray Walter is kicking off his 6th Annual Christmas in July Toy Drive Monday. New report finds toxic toys common on store shelves By Sara Ali • Apr 7, 2015 Hidden dangers sit on the toy shelves of some stores, according to a new report.