Jericho Road

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

If you run a health insurance company, encouraging healthy lifestyles is good for business. The BlueCross BlueShield Blue Fund gave out $2.5 million Thursday to a dozen groups around Western New York that encourage healthy lifestyles, from drug treatment to increasing access to healthy food.

Jericho Road

One hundred immigrants from the Democratic Republic of the Congo are here to seek asylum in the United States.


Ryan Zunner/WBFO News

Much of the current focus on immigration into the United States remains on the country’s southern border. But in Buffalo, a local organization continues to serve as a beacon of hope for individuals and families fleeing war-torn and unstable nations.


Avery Schneider/WBFO News

Progress continues in the construction of Jericho Road’s third community health center, expected to open this summer in the heart of Buffalo’s Broadway-Fillmore neighborhood.

Buffalo Transit Riders

A group known as Buffalo Transit Riders United is pushing the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority to give riders more of a voice in policy decision making.