Freezing

February is Coldest on Record


Now it's official -- February will go into the books as Buffalo's coldest month -- since the Weather Service began keeping records in the 19th century.
Heroin

Heroin Claims Young Mother


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Friday's Heroin fatal overdose in Chautauqua County by a 23-year-old woman is the latest indicator of the drug's hold on so many from Albany to western New York.
 
Jaromir Jagr,Michal Neuvirth
Trade Deadline

NHL Deadline: Let the Trading Begin


General managers, count your draft picks. In this trade market, they're valuable currency.

In the days leading to Monday's NHL trade deadline, draft picks have been moving at a swift pace. It's a seller's market and much more selling could be coming.
 
Ken Summers
Fracking

"I Leave NY"?: Towns Consider Seceding to Pennsylvania


Officials stung by a recent decision to ban natural gas fracking have raised the idea of redrawing the Keystone State boundaries to take them out of New York.
Terminal

Redeveloping the Central Terminal


Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - For years, the Central Terminal on the east side of Buffalo has been the subject of restoration efforts and the site of numerous special projects.  Most recently, the terminal's property was used as a dumping ground for the massive amounts of snow that has slammed the Queen city.  
Do you think 'telecommuting' is effective?
  Absolutely! Even more efficient than the office!
  Yes, but it has its drawbacks.
  No! Too many distractions!
 
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