The coronavirus has exposed many inequities and disparities that exist in our community, and among those is transportation. Now, more than ever, having a safe means of transportation to work, to get groceries, or assist relatives is important.
Mayor Byron Brown said there are still no confirmed cases of the virus in Buffalo or Western New York and the city currently plans to continue holding large public gatherings, such as this weekend’s St. Patrick’s Day festivities.
New York Attorney General Letitia James is suing the Trump Administration over banning state residents from trusted traveler programs. The administration says the ban is needed because under the Green Light Law, Homeland Security can no longer verify NEXUS and other applications against the state DMV database. Now, Western New York's top federal prosecutor is speaking out against the law, which allows undocumented immigrants to apply for driver's licenses.
John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital announced Wednesday some new visitation policies in the wake of a severe flu season that has already claimed the life of a local child. The policy limits the number of visitors who can visit and measures to prevent the spread of viral illnesses.