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The challenges that refugees and immigrants confront have been well-documented.

Waverly Colville

We’ve heard it all before: texting and driving is dangerous. But what about taking selfies when you’re behind the wheel or playing Pokemon Go? Various agencies are working together to remind drivers that any type of multitasking while driving can be a fatal mistake.

National Fire Protection Association

Here’s a summer statistic every grillmeister should ponder before the first steaks are scored: there are more grill fires in July than any other month.

Dan Almasi

If you haven't heard about Pokemon Go within the past week, it's time to move out of the cave with all the Zubats you’ve been living in.

Waverly Colville

Imagine sauntering down Niagara Street not far from City Hall and spotting your face smiling down from a giant billboard.

Waverly Colville

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul addressed Buffalo’s development, Start-Up NY criticism and Hilary Clinton’s email scandal during a visit to Buffalo Manufacturing Works Wednesday.

American Accordionists Association

Buffalo will soon become the Accordion Capital of the World – at least for several days. Accordion buffs will flock to the region on Wednesday for the annual American Accordionists’ Association Festival. In a report produced by Waverly Colville, WBFO’s Brian Meyer takes a closer look at this unique instrument:

WBFO file photo

While some major wars ended more than 200 years ago, history buffs say they should never be forgotten. The National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program recently awarded two federal grants to two entities to learn more about sites in Western New York.

Andrew A. Kornacki, Public Affairs, Chief U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is giving Cazenovia Creek’s ice control structure a much-needed lift. Two to three feet, actually.

Child Advocacy Center of Niagara

A comforting environment is important for people who are facing difficult times, especially when they are children.

The Child Advocacy Center of Niagara, a facility that cares for victims of child abuse and trauma, has moved into new facilities that are more kid-friendly and have improved resources.

Waverly Colville

History lessons don’t always come from a page in a textbook. If you’re in downtown Buffalo, a walk along a stretch of Main Street provides an enlightening look at the city’s past.


When students get a three-month reprieve from school work, it can be easy to let learning fall by the wayside. Advocates say summer reading keeps young minds sharp, and the Buffalo Central Library’s reading programs hope to motivate kids to become life-long learners.


If you’re looking for a way to take a break from everyday life but don’t want to break the bank, look no further than your own backyard.

Photo by Waverly Colville / WBFO News

The school year may be ending soon, but that doesn’t mean learning should stop. Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown kicked off his 15th annual Reading Rules Summer Reading Challenge on Friday, a program to boost literacy in Buffalo’s schools.

WBFO file photo

Buffalo’s Central Terminal may have bid farewell to its final train passengers in 1979, but volunteers have been working to remind people that the East Side icon is far from dead.


A major project in Salamanca that will dramatically increase the size of the Seneca Iroquois National Museum is moving forward.

The families of on-strike Verizon employees are joining in the push for better benefits and keeping jobs in the U.S.