Published: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 05:00:00 GMT
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Wed, 14 Dec 2011 05:00:00 GMTWBFO'S Theatre Talk takes us to several venues. This week local theatre critic Anthony Chase tells us about Poor Behavior at LA's Theatre Company in California.
Sun, 23 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe National Preservation Conference in Buffalo wraps up this weekend, and the event could not have worked out better for the city.
Mon, 17 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe Occupy Wall Street movement has spread across the country, including Western New York, with Occupy Buffalo populating Niagara Square.
Mon, 17 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTBallet dancer Sergio Neglia has returned from his native Argentina where he performed a tribute in honor of his late father at the Colon Theatre.
Mon, 17 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTThis Friday the U-S Attorney's Office will host a first-of-its-kind Prescription Drug Summit.
Sun, 16 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTOctober is National Fire Prevention Month and firehouses throughout the city are hosting open houses to help home owners prevent devastating fires.
Sun, 16 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTOccupy Buffalo adopts Principles of Solidarity, aligning them with the Occupy Wall Street effort.
Fri, 14 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTWBFO'S Theatre Talk takes us to several venues.
Fri, 14 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTThat each side is claiming victory is no surprise considering the candidates in the race for Erie County Executive agreed on little during Thursday night's televised debate on WNED-TV.
Fri, 14 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTSome of Buffalo's unemployed residents are getting discouraged with the local job market.
Thu, 13 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTIf two Erie County lawmakers have their way, using cell phones, the internet and other electronic means to bully someone would be a crime. WBFO's Michael Mroziak was in Erie County Hall as a new bill was proposed to make cyberbullying illegal.
Thu, 13 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTFederal and local law enforcement uncovered a cross-border prescription drug ring.
Thu, 13 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTFirst responders gathered Tuesday afternoon at E.C.M.C. to encourage area residents to participate in this Saturday's "Western New York Runs for Heroes" five-K run and fun-walk at Delaware Park.
Thu, 13 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTA murder suspect incarcerated at the Erie County Holding Center hanged himself in his jail cell Wednesday afternoon.
Wed, 12 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe Buffalo Sabres play their first home game of the NHL's 2011-2012 regular season Friday night.
Wed, 12 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTThere will be a new operator for the Mattina Community Health Center on Niagara Street to serve the city's West side.
Wed, 12 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTFive years ago, October 12, 2006, a freak storm moved through the Buffalo region. It was a storm that began with windy, rainy weather.
Tue, 11 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTAs the Occupy Wall Street protests continue into a fourth week, Occupy Buffalo is growing in strength.
Tue, 11 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTA local project formed six years ago to change how science is taught in schools is getting a grant from the National Science Foundation to expand.
Tue, 11 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTAs protests heat up across the nation by the organization Occupy Wall Street, another citizens group is fighting against JP Morgan Chase on foreclosures.
Tue, 11 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTAs the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus continues to grow, so does the need for more parking. An effort is underway to expand a planned parking facility.
Mon, 10 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTVisit Buffalo Niagara continues moving forward with its "Buffalo.For Real TV" Webisode series.
Mon, 10 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTAn a capella group that emerged from the University of Rochester was selected to be on the NBC television show Sing-Off.
Mon, 10 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTIn this week's Press Pass, WBFO's Joyce Kryszak and Buffalo News Suburban Editor Bruce Andriatch talk about some of the tough questions being asked about bullying.
Mon, 10 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe Statler Towers renewed its vow to one of Buffalo's most beloved traditions Saturday. The Terrace room re-opened for its first wedding reception in nearly two years.
Sun, 09 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTProtestors gathered in Niagara Square on Saturday to speak out against the concentration of power and wealth on Wall Street.
Fri, 07 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTNational statistics show that thse alarming storefront crashes are not uncommon across the country.
Fri, 07 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe Lion King opened this week at Shea's Performing Arts Center in downtown Buffalo
Fri, 07 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTAfter an Erie County legislator suggested New York State could improve upon its current anti-bullying laws, WBFO asked a local member of the State Assembly what Albany is doing to address the issue.
Thu, 06 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTAt a time when the music industry is all about American Idol and auto-tune, Tom Weber decided to search out a more authentic kind of music. Troubadour Blues premieres next week at the Buffalo International Film Festival.
Wed, 05 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTAn Erie County Legislator is praising an ongoing anti-bullying program in West Seneca West Middle School as a source of inspiration as she asks fellow lawmakers to urge tougher state legislation.
Wed, 05 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTStudents held protests on SUNY and CUNY campuses Wednesday.
Wed, 05 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTNo charges have been filed yet in the bullying case of 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer of Williamsville, but the investigation continues.
Wed, 05 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTFord Motor Company will invest hundreds of millions of dollars in the Woodlawn Stamping Plant if a tentative labor agreement is approved by Union members.
Wed, 05 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTA local school specializes in teaching teenage boys how to overcome dyslexia.
Tue, 04 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTA big surprised arrived Tuesday morning for a school teacher in Kenmore.
Tue, 04 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTAn acclaimed television journalist appearing at Buffalo's Riverside High School surprised students with details of his own tough upbringing.
Tue, 04 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTBusiness owners packed the Allen Hall theatre on UB's South campus Monday afternoon.
Tue, 04 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy received a $50,000 grant to support its "Operation Red Carpet" planting effort.
Mon, 03 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe city of Buffalo held it's tax foreclosure auction at the Buffalo Convention Center.
Mon, 03 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe arrival of food trucks in Buffalo created quite a buzz, especially for those who were familiar with similar businesses in other cities.
Mon, 03 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTIn a couple weeks the National Trust for Historic Preservation will come to learn about Buffalo's iconic architecture.
Sun, 02 Oct 2011 04:00:00 GMTWegman's Food Markets, Incorporated is issuing a recall of pre-cut cantaloupe distributed in Erie and Niagara Counties.
Fri, 30 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTErie County Comptroller Mark Poloncarz is blasting the County Executive's proposed spending plan.
Fri, 30 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe Jacobs family and Delaware North Companies presented a $250,000 donation to to the Buffalo Zoo Friday morning.
Fri, 30 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTErie County Executive Chris Collins has prepared a spending plan of slightly more than $1 billion that holds the line on taxes, but calls for 155 layoffs.
Fri, 30 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTAmerican Repertory Theatre of WNY has extended Floyd Collins, the story of the greatest cave explore ever known.
Thu, 29 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe Buffalo Common Council, which will soon consider a proposed amendment to the city code that sets new regulations for food trucks, heard opinions today on the increasingly popular businesses.
Thu, 29 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTAn Erie County Grand Jury indicted an Amherst doctor accused of striking an 18-year-old woman with his car after a night of drinking, then leaving the scene.
Thu, 29 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTLocal and state officials from across Western New York introduced bipartisan state legislation that would provide unprecedented mandate and property tax relief.
Thu, 29 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTBreast Cancer awareness is symbolized by the color pink.
Thu, 29 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe State Education Department will be appointing a "distinguished educator" to the Buffalo Public School District.
Wed, 28 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTA local Congresswoman is urging her peers to support plans by the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission to expand the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge, while critizicing Congressional Republicans for their stance on federal disaster funding during the recent government spending debate.
Wed, 28 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTU.S. Postal workers rallied together at the Niagara Square Postal Station on West Genesee Street late Tuesday night.
Wed, 28 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTU.S. Senator Charles Schumer appeared in Cheektowaga Tuesday to promote proposed legislation that would increase safety on high school football fields.
Wed, 28 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTTwo announcements out of Albany Tuesday left Western New York out of the equation for planned investment in the state. WBFO's Joyce Kryszak talked with New York State Senator George Maziarz, chair of the Senate Energy Committee, to get his reaction.
Tue, 27 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe man who was the co-inventor of the first successfully implanted pacemaker died.
Tue, 27 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTNew York State has secured major investments of $4.4 billion over the next five years.
Tue, 27 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTMore than a dozen members of the Buffalo Bills greeted hundreds of Buffalo students, leading them in a rally to choose a healthier lifestyle, including more exercise and more nutritious food.
Tue, 27 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTThanks to some of its greatest assets, Erie County is getting ready to enjoy some positive free press for a change.
Tue, 27 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTWestern New York Congresswoman Louise Slaughter is tried of federal lawmakers playing beat the clock to make sure there is not a government shutdown.
Tue, 27 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTWestern New York Congresswoman Louise Slaughter called the recent case of bullying that lead to the suicide of a Williamsville teen an "outrage".
Mon, 26 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTU.S. Postal workers across the country will be holding a "Day of Action to Save America's Postal Service" Tuesday.
Mon, 26 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe National Preservation Conference opens October 19th in Buffalo.
Mon, 26 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTBuffalo News reporter Brian Meyer is no longer the City Hall beat reporter. Meyer recently accepted a retirement buy-out.
Sun, 25 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTA mass of Christian burial was held on Saturday for Williamsville North freshman Jamey Rodemeyer who committed suicide last week.
Fri, 23 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTCeremonies were held Friday to inaugurate Satish K.Tripathi, PhD, as its 15th president of the University at Buffalo.
Fri, 23 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTA round up of the fall theatre scene across the Buffalo region.
Fri, 23 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTChild and Adolescent Treatment Services says bullying is a form of abuse.
Fri, 23 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTAmherst Police are trying to determine if some students could face potential charges in the bullying of 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer.
Thu, 22 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTStudents at Buffalo's D'Youville Porter School #3 began their school year by arriving in a new and improved facility with work recently completed in the classrooms and on the building itself.
Thu, 22 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTBullying has become a buzz word across the Buffalo Niagara region this week following the tragic death Sunday of a Williamsville North High School freshman.
Thu, 22 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTAs September marks the "back to school" season, Buffalo Spree Magazine features some articles about education.
Wed, 21 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTPop star Lady Gaga is talking about the suicide of 14 year old Jamey Rodemeyer of Williamsville on her Twitter page.
Wed, 21 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTNearly four dozen arts and cultural groups received checks Wednesday from a fundraiser started to help organizations that lost their arts funding in the Erie County Budget.
Wed, 21 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTBuffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson is home recovering from a broken hip.
Wed, 21 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTThis Saturday poets from Buffalo and all over the world will gather in their communities to promote social and political change.
Tue, 20 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTBuffalo is gearing up to host four conferences at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center in October.
Tue, 20 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTBuffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson has made a generous contribution to the University at Buffalo.
Tue, 20 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe military's long standing "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy has ended.
Tue, 20 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTOn the day of yet another industrial fire, the Clean Air Coalition of Western New York held a rally Tuesday in front of the Rath Building to protest the Erie County Health Department's lack of involvement following the Niagara Lubricants fire in July.
Tue, 20 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe UB libraries will launch a special exhibit later this month featuring the works of Louisa May Alcott, author of the beloved children's book Little Women. But UB scholars tell us that Alcott was no little woman and her life was no children's book.
Mon, 19 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe growing threat to our Great Lakes waters has spurred a year-long lecture series at UB featuring some of the world's leading experts on the politics of water.
Mon, 19 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTAnyone who ever attended one of the Catholic elementary schools throughout the Buffalo Catholic Diocese is encouraged to attend an all years reunion this Friday.
Mon, 19 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe illegal use of prescription drugs has given rise to a whole new "war on drugs" here in Buffalo and around the country. That will be the timely topic of the first lecture this Friday in the Scholars at Hallwalls series.
Mon, 19 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTSome music students in the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Union Free School District will have a special opportunity to learn and play from some big name musicians.
Mon, 19 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe political atmosphere is heating up across the region as voters decided a series of primary battles last week, and some vacated seats were filled through special elections.
Mon, 19 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe long-awaited clean up of the Buffalo River and Great Lakes is underway. It is a story WBFO News contributor Ray Marks first told us about last fall.
Mon, 19 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe political atmosphere is heating up across the region as voters decided a series of primary battles last week, and one vacated seats were filled through special elections.
Sun, 18 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe ninth annual Music is Art festival was moved to Delaware Park, and the new surroudings proved to be a success.
Fri, 16 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTMedaille College celebrated the grand opening of their Student Success Center Friday.
Fri, 16 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTMany Americans are not happy with the job congressional leaders are doing in Washington.
Fri, 16 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTFriday night is the 30th season of Curtain Up, and another bountiful season of theatre in Buffalo. And a bounty of talented local actors will bring those productions to life. Believe it or not, some of that bounty is concentrated in one family.
Thu, 15 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe U.S. Postal Service announced Thursday that it may close more than 250 mail processing facilities around the country.
Thu, 15 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTBuffalo is saying farewell to city Schools Superintendent James Williams.
Thu, 15 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTThe woman selected by Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown to replace the city's fired human resources director is just one step away from being officially hired.
Thu, 15 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTRepublican Presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann caused a stir when she stated that 12-year-old girls are being forced by the government to receive the Human Papillomavirus vaccine.
Thu, 15 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTFriday marks the first day on the job for newly named Buffalo Schools Superintendent Amber Dixon.
Thu, 15 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTCommon Council members whose districts include three public ice rinks met with local hockey and skating club leaders to discuss proposed rental prices, following Mayor Brown's veto of an approved hourly rate increase.
Thu, 15 Sep 2011 04:00:00 GMTAs we move beyond the tenth anniversary of 9/11, a group of Buffalo firefighters continues using special training they received post-9/11.