Republican Rob Astorino announced his bid for governor on Wednesday, setting up a possible primary battle between the Westchester County Executive and billionaire businessman Donald Trump.
After nearly four hours of debate, New York’s Assembly passed a bill that would delay portions of the Common Core education standards.
Breaking News // News 4 is heading to Niagara Falls where a river is flowing down Niagara Falls Boulevard after a major waterline break.
The Northtowns Boys & Girls Club is issue a warning for homeowners in the Buffalo area.
Researchers at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute are beginning a study to look at the safety of electronic cigarettes.
Essay optional. No penalties for wrong answers. The SAT college entrance exam is undergoing sweeping revisions.
Troops who served in the Navy, Army and Marines received instruction on skiing at the Ellicottville resort. The program, which is in its 26th year, helps veteran and other people with disabilities, including MS, cerebral palsy and autism.
The state DEC has slapped the facility with two violations after a recent small explosion. Officials say Tonawanda Coke waited too long before reporting the blast and did not properly maintain equipment.
The National Student Clearinghouse says the number of graduates who enrolled in college went up by nine percent with the class of 2013. The district is crediting the Say Yes-Buffalo Partnership with helping students pursue higher education.
A groundbreaking program is teaching every student – around 1,100 teens – the technique of “hands-only CPR,” which can be used to save someone who goes into cardiac arrest.
Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users seeking to buy or sell weapons illegally or without a background check.
Mohammed Rashed, 64, was freed from prison last March after spending more than two decades in custody in Greece and the United States. But as of Wednesday, he remained at a federal immigration detention facility in Batavia, N.Y., where he is awaiting deportation, said Vincent Picard, a spokesman for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.