Canon Design

The economic news continues to be promising for Buffalo. According to Jim Fink of Business First, three ventures will bring 1,300 jobs to downtown. The job surge can be credited to M&T Bank's development of a high-tech hub, the new office of London Stock Exchange and the downtown relocation of Canon Design. "Plus, there's been a smattering of (other) companies hiring," Fink said during his monthly appearance on WBFO's Press Pass.

Mike Desmond/WBFO

Buffalo schools and the city started a series of public meetings last night, looking for public reaction to proposals for a field house for city schools' indoor sports.

WNY Sustainable Business Roundtable

Dozens of companies across the region have joined a new business-driven initiative to protect the environment. The Sustainable Business Roundtable was launched this past spring on Earth Day.