Cheryl Hagen

Morning Producer/Reporter

Cheryl Hagen is a producer and reporter for WBFO's Morning Edition. Working closely with host Jay Moran, Cheryl coordinates and gathers news of local importance to the WBFO audience. She plays a key role in arranging, and often conducting, the many interviews you hear every morning. She also publishes content to the WBFO website.

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WNED/WBFO Making a Difference

Throughout February WNED|WBFO is recognizing everyday citizens of Western New York who are doing amazing things in their communities. Our “Making a Difference” project emphasizes the importance of volunteerism and encourages others to lend a helping hand. Here is the story of a community champion who is making a difference.


WNED/WBFO Making a Difference

Throughout February WNED|WBFO is recognizing everyday citizens of Western New York who are doing amazing things in their communities. Our “Making a Difference” project emphasizes the importance of volunteerism and encourages others to lend a helping hand. Here is the story of a community champion who is making a difference.


WNED/WBFO Making a Difference

Throughout February WNED|WBFO is recognizing everyday citizens of Western New York who are doing amazing things in their communities. Our “Making a Difference” project emphasizes the importance of volunteerism and encourages others to lend a helping hand. Here is the story of a community champion who is making a difference.


WNED/WBFO Making a Difference

Throughout February WNED|WBFO is recognizing everyday citizens of Western New York who are doing amazing things in their communities. Our “Making a Difference” project emphasizes the importance of volunteerism and encourages others to lend a helping hand. Here is the story of a community champion who is making a difference.


WNED/WBFO Making a Difference

Throughout February, WNED|WBFO is recognizing everyday citizens of Western New York who are doing amazing things in their communities. Our “Making a Difference” project emphasizes the importance of volunteerism and encourages others to lend a helping hand. Here is the story of a community champion who is making a difference.


WNED/WBFO Making a Difference

Throughout February WNED|WBFO is recognizing everyday citizens of Western New York who are doing amazing things in their communities. Our “Making a Difference” project emphasizes the importance of volunteerism and encourages others to lend a helping hand. Here is the story of a community champion who is making a difference.


WNED/WBFO Making a Difference

Throughout February WNED|WBFO is recognizing everyday citizens of Western New York who are doing amazing things in their communities. Our “Making a Difference” project emphasizes the importance of volunteerism and encourages others to lend a helping hand. Here is the story of a community champion who is making a difference.


WNED/WBFO Making a Difference

Throughout February, WNED|WBFO is recognizing everyday citizens of Western New York who are doing amazing things in their communities. Our “Making a Difference” project emphasizes the importance of volunteerism and encourages others to lend a helping hand. Here is the story of a community champion who is making a difference. 


ECMC

Erie County Medical Center has named a new Chief Executive Officer. ECMC's Board of Directors has appointed Acting CEO Thomas Quatroche Jr. to the permanent post.

Cheryl Hagen/WBFO News

On any given day, there are hundreds of children in foster care in Erie County. Agencies providing support to those families say there is a “significant need" for more foster homes locally.


Google Maps

Officials in Cheektowaga and Lancaster are dealing with word that a major employer is pulling out of their towns.

Photo courtesy of the Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service

Wegmans is recalling 1,125 pounds of chicken.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service reports the products were produced without the benefit of federal inspection.

WBFO News File Photo

Governor Cuomo's mandate to take homeless people off the streets and into shelters when frigid temperatures strike has raised some questions among those who work with homeless individuals. 


Buffalo and Erie County Public Library

What were you reading this year?  The Buffalo and Erie County Public Library is out with the annual list of the most popular borrowed materials for 2015.


A few thousand National Grid customers were without power early today after high winds and icy conditions dealt a blow to the Southern Tier overnight.


WBFO News File Photo

The NFL has selected Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy for this year’s Pro Bowl game. 

Mike Desmond/WBFO News

Since the beginning of the year, Western New York has seen job growth at an annual pace of 1.7 percent. It’s more than double the pace of hiring in 2014, and on track to be the strongest year in terms of job growth in the last quarter century.

File photo by Response to Love Center

As the Catholic world continues to celebrate the upcoming canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, her inspiration continues to be felt in the Buffalo community.

Snow is on the way

Dec 18, 2015

Some areas of Western New York will finally see some snow over the next day or so. 

Mark Webster Media

Buffalo set a new record yesterday as temperatures edged up into the 70s.  How long can the warmth last?

InternetHealthTest.org

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has launched an online site where New Yorker's can check their internet speeds.

KaleidaHealth.org

Five developers have submitted proposals to Kaleida Health for reuse of the Women and Children's Hospital Campus on Bryant Street.


U.S. Coast Guard

The body of a missing North Tonawanda kayaker was found in the waters of Lake Erie late Tuesday morning. 

WBFO News File Photo

Bills fans will see a noticeable increase in security at this Sunday’s home game against the Houston Texans.

Avery Schneider / WBFO News

Buffalo’s lack of snow has landed us in the record books.  The National Weather Service reports, as of midnight, the area has broken the record for the latest measurable snowfall. 

NYAlert.gov

A homicide investigation is reportedly underway in Genesee County following an early morning incident in Le Roy.

SPCA Serving Erie County

More than 50 cats are in the care of the SPCA Serving Erie County, following a raid on a West Seneca shelter late Monday afternoon.

WBFO News File Photo

Buffalo Police are investigating a potential link between a fatal shooting and a later crash on the Kensington Expressway.

Jenna Hagen/WBFO News

Spectators and skaters were a little warmer at the outdoor “Healthy Zone” ice rink in East Aurora this holiday weekend.  The nonprofit group that operates the rink opened its’ new timber lodge last week.

Courtesy of Google Maps

An unimaginable tragedy has struck the same Western New York family twice.

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