Western New York

Cider Week Western New York starts Friday

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Starting Friday, there will be a first-of-its-kind celebration of the type of cider made just for adults.<p>"Cider Week Western …

Buffalo

Organic compost-maker gets $450,000 from WNY Impact Investment

A Western New York company that takes food scraps, horse manure and yard waste from landfills and turns it into compost is now the first beneficiary …

Philanthropy

Thinking of Buying or Renting Near NYC? Consider the Tax Costs

Imagine setting aside 10 percent of your salary every year towards paying property taxes on your home. Well, that is a reality for some homeowners in …

Real Estate

GM donates $80,000 to seven area charities

General Motors' Town of Tonawanda engine plant celebrated its 80th anniversary by donating $80,000 to seven area charities, on behalf of GM Community …

General Motors

A new name and chairman for Buffalo investment firm - Buffalo - Buffalo Business First

By Allissa Kline <br>– Reporter, Buffalo Business First<p>Aug 17, 2018, 1:39pm EDT<p>An investment advisory firm in Buffalo that formed in late 2011 has …

Buffalo

Canisius Named a "Best College for Your Money"

<b>BUFFALO, NY</b> - The latest rankings by <i>Money</i> magazine confirm what many already know, that Canisius is among the best colleges for your money – in the …

College & University

Flooding Forces Phish To Cancel Curveball Festival

This year, 40,000 Phish fans headed to western New York for the event. Disappointed that the festival was canceled, fans tweeted Elon Musk and President Trump to do something.<p>Transcript<p>NOEL KING, HOST:<p>Good morning. I'm Noel King. For years, the jam band Phish has held a three-day festival called …

Donald Trump

Over 3,000 backpacks donated from 2 Pack A Backpack

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Summer vacations are still in full swing but back to school time is just around the corner. Ch. 2 On Your Side is once again …

Walmart

Inaugural Cider Week WNY Kicks Off Today

The cider business is a big deal in NYS. It’s also getting to be a big deal in Buffalo. That’s why, for the first time ever, the New York Cider …

Buffalo

Technology design and development support in Buffalo Niagara

The Western New York technology design and development industry is on the cusp of combustion, with top talent, affordable office space, convenient …

Commuting

Mother, Daughter Settle in Collins Insider Trading Case

Aug 17, 2018<p>The girlfriend of Cameron Collins, son of Congressman Chris Collins, and her mother forfeited $42,000 to avoid insider trading charges. …

Elections

Embedded, presented by Pepsi, available now!

“This series is the next step in providing our fans unprecedented access to life as a Buffalo Bill,” said Mark Preisler, Pegula Sports and …

Lacrosse

A biweekly refrain in Niagara Falls this summer: Let's Go Walk!

Dozens of people have gone on a scavenger hunt, taken an outdoor yoga class, learned more about city history, and visited the new Underground …

Niagara

Erie County Fair concessionaires pooling donations to buy 4-H steer at auction

HAMBURG, N.Y. (WIVB) - There are only a few days left of the 179th Erie County Fair, but one of the major highlights is still to come.<p>Saturday …

Buffalo

Special Kneads Bakery rolling out smiles

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. — When Tina Syracuse's 5-year-old son, Brian, was diagnosed with celiac disease in 1999, there wern't many gluten-free options …

Gluten-Free

A 43North winner shifting from Buffalo to Toronto - Buffalo - Buffalo Business First

By Dan Miner <br>– Reporter, Buffalo Business First<p>Aug 17, 2018, 12:32pm EDT<b><br>Updated</b> Aug 17, 2018, 1:24pm EDT<p>One of 43North's success stories has mostly …

Buffalo

Employee returns to auto plant that hired him 80 years ago

TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) - One of a western New York auto plant's original employees is returning to the factory floor to help celebrate the plant's 80th …

Buffalo

Hospitals expand services to include housing services - Buffalo - Buffalo Business First

By Tracey Drury <br>– Reporter, Buffalo Business First<p>Aug 17, 2018, 4:24am EDT<p>After spending three years at Erie County Medical Center and its Terrace …

Buffalo

Kids with learning challenges reach milestones with 'kinesthetic listening'

Will Barrett, 15, was struggling on the baseball team and in the classroom last spring at Christian Central Academy when he tried an unfamiliar …

Physiotherapy

Developers getting up to speed on $100 million Elmwood Crossing transformation - Buffalo - Buffalo Business First

By James Fink <br>– Reporter, Buffalo Business First<p>Aug 17, 2018, 2:05pm EDT<p>On several fronts — some more visible than others — the development team …

Urban Design

Fashion Friday: Bow tie, fun socks suit this interior designer

<b>Name:</b> Robert P. Reeder, 72.<p><b>Who he is:</b> An interior designer for 40-some years working in different parts of the field with both architects and other …

Bow Ties

UB hoops coach Nate Oats drops $1M on waterfront 'dream house'

For University at Buffalo's Nate Oats, 2018 has been a very good year.<p>The head coach of the school's basketball team led his squad to win their …

Real Estate

Man dies in freak kite surfing accident

HAMBURG, N.Y. — Police in western New York say a man has died while kite surfing on Lake Erie.<p>Hamburg police say they responded to a town beach on …

Kitesurfing

What would it take to overthrow king Publix? Safeway's Florida exit begs the question.

LARGO - Everything is on clearance inside Tampa Bay's only Safeway grocery store.Patio furniture, 40 percent off. Beach chairs, too. Most grocery …

Florida

John Lennon’s killer up for parole for 10th time

The man who shot and killed John Lennon is again up for parole.Mark David Chapman is scheduled to go before New York’s correctional board next week, …

Crime

As another surge of stormwater and pollution flows through Conowingo Dam, scientists worry about impact on oysters, grasses

A surge of stormwater and pollution from Pennsylvania and New York was flowing into the Chesapeake Bay through the Conowingo Dam again Thursday, …

University of Maryland

State buys 11 acres in Niagara Falls as part of Cuomo initiative

New York state is spending $25.7 million to buy 11 acres of property in downtown Niagara Falls where it wants to see more development.<p>USA Niagara …

New York State

I Hate Rollercoasters, But Love Watching POV Rollercoaster Videos On YouTube

I don’t like rollercoasters.<p>I don’t. They’re big, they’re scary, they seem unsafe (don’t bother getting back at me with safety statistics; I said …

Roller Coasters

Phish Forced To Cancel Curveball Festival Due To State Of Emergency

Phish were scheduled to put on their 11th festival, named Curveball, this weekend in Watkins Glen, located in western New York, but they’ve had to …

New York State

Also in today’s roundup, FIFA U-20 World Cup quarterfinal results and Michaela Hahn announces her retirement. Memorial Stadium will continue to be the home of the Seattle Reign for the 2019 season, according to a report published Thursday by Sounder at Heart. The team’s lease with the stadium, owned by Seattle Public Schools, was originally […]

<i>Also in today’s roundup, FIFA U-20 World Cup quarterfinal results and Michaela Hahn announces her retirement.</i><p>Memorial Stadium will remain the home …

Women's Soccer