Mike Desmond

Mike Desmond

(WBFO) At least one person in the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts did not agree Monday when Governor Cuomo's State of the State message included a full-throated pitch for ridesharing, like Uber and Lyft.  Todd Vaarwerk, director of advocacy and public policy for the Western New York Independent Living Center, does not agree with the pitch, saying ridesharing companies do not allow access for people like him, the state's disabled community.

As Buffalo students enter the third year of the Say Yes to Education program, a UB researcher is learning about students and the college application process.

Around half of Buffalo's public schools are open after the regular school day and there's a push to open them all.

It took just under two years and $48 million to turn an open field in the curl of the end ramp of the Kensington Expressway into the new headquarters for Catholic Health System.

The theme for the evening was "Save Our Sons." The event attracted a crowd looking for ways to deal with murders of young black men in Buffalo.

When a five-year-old special education student at School 82 put on his coat and backpack and left school, no one noticed until he was found wandering by a police officer. Officials are moving to prevent such situations from occurring again.

With the gubernatorial election little more than a month away, Republican Rob Astorino continues on the campaign trail. His Tuesday night fundraiser at Buffalo's Ellicott Square Building featured Texas Governor and probable presidential candidate Rick Perry.

Chautauqua County has been given the designation as a high-intensity drug trafficking area, a label that could actually be helpful in the fight against drugs.

Lancaster school students are grieving the death of one of their own in a Saturday morning plane crash.

Two planes collided in mid-air Saturday morning. Two passengers who were on one of the planes are dead. Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board say there are a lot of other things that are still unknown and might not be known for more than a year.

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