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Record Cold

Not Just Buffalo: Northeast colder, snowier than normal


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 .And we are not alone.
Bunny Slippers?

Telecommuting: More than Just Going To Work In Bathrobe & Slippers




Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -- Telecommuting is changing the way companies do business in western New York and it's significantly easier to accomplish than 10 years ago.
Parade

City Works to Clear St. Patrick's Day Parade Route


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - With the coldest February behind us, it's time to start thinking warmer thoughts, like the 75th Anniversary of the Buffalo St. Patrick's Day Parade.
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.  
Nikita Zadorov,Jaromir Jagr
Florida Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr (68) and Buffalo Sabres defenseman Nikita Zadorov (51) skate after a loose puck during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Sunrise, Fla. The Panthers defeated the Sabres 5-3. (AP Photo/

Jagr makes Florida debut in Panthers' win over Sabres


Jaromir Jagr made his Florida debut and Scottie Upshall scored the go-ahead goal with 5:58 left in the Panthers' 5-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday. Acquired from New Jersey on Thursday for two draft picks,
Pysyk Collapses

Defenseman Mark Pysyk Collapses in Rochester


Rochester, NY (WBEN) Defenseman Mark Pysyk, just sent back to the AHL by the Sabres on Friday, collapsed this morning during a pickup basketball game and was rushed to Rochester's Strong Memorial Hospital.

 
Stiff Sentence

North Tonawanda Arsonist Sentenced


LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - A New York woman who set several fires on her street, including at her own home, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

 
Poll
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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