Sun Excessive heat warning spurs opening of cooling centers By Chris Jamele • Jul 20, 2019 WBFO News / WBFO The combination of high temperatures and humidity have led to an Excessive Heat Warning being issued for Western New York until 6 PM today. February 2017 sets a weather record By Associated Press • Mar 1, 2017 National Public Radio Buffalo was warm in February. How warm was it? The National Weather Service says the region set a record for the warmest February on record. Community Papers of WNY closes its doors By Marian Hetherly • Jul 26, 2016 Springville Journal Community Papers of WNY, the owner of 21 weekly newspapers in Western New York, closed Monday. The closure comes about seven months after filing for bankruptcy in December 2015. Listen Listening... / 1:13 WBFO's Michael Mroziak met with one of the reporters affected by the closure of Community Papers of Western New York. Earthbound viewers have rare chance to see Mercury pass in front of Sun By Michael Mroziak • May 8, 2016 courtesy NASA.gov Astronomy buffs have a rare opportunity Monday to enjoy a rare treat in the sky: a view of planet Mercury as it transits in front of the Sun. Listen Listening... / 1:10 WBFO's Michael Mroziak reports.