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  • Schenectady hikes taxi fares, medallion price

    Schenectady hikes taxi fares, medallion price Councilman Vince Riggi also spoke prior to the meeting, saying he had some problems with the proposal not adressing medical taxi cabs, but still planned on voting for the amendments. Some city leaders worry that cab companies may see Schenectady as fertile ground…

  • Will Watkins improve on 2015 numbers?

    Will Watkins improve on 2015 numbers? Sammy Watkins returned to the field Monday for the first time since breaking his foot in April.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Will Watkins improve on 2015 numbers?

  • Lawmakers grapple with how to prevent next sinkhole

    Lawmakers grapple with how to prevent next sinkhole The Department of Water and Water Supply perhaps could have had additional funds to shore up an aging infrastructure if the city had not “raided (water department) funds to the tune of $2.5 million since 2014,” Common Councilman Frank Commisso Jr.…

  • The “dark web”, should you fear it or embrace it?

    The “dark web”, should you fear it or embrace it? WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. (WIVB) – When security measures at Yahoo and several other large high tech firms were breached in 2014, thieves hacked into millions of personal accounts, and now there are reports that one of the hackers is offering…

  • Woman to Watch: Jillian Ference

    Woman to Watch: Jillian Ference She turned grief over loss of her dad into something positive through Relay for Life.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Woman to Watch: Jillian Ference

  • Strong museum playfully moves into 21st century

    Strong museum playfully moves into 21st century Museum redefines its mission while rediscovering how to play well with others.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Strong museum playfully moves into 21st century

  • WNY seeing more rats, warm weather & drought blamed

    WNY seeing more rats, warm weather & drought blamed BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Rats! We’re starting to see more of them in Western New York. Some of them can be as much as a foot long. Experts say the warm winter weather and ongoing drought is to blame. Peter Tripi,…

  • Drop in milk prices could cause serious consequences

    Drop in milk prices could cause serious consequences Some dairy farms and creameries are having a hard time staying in business after a surplus of milk caused milk prices to drop. Source: Binghamton NY Latest News Drop in milk prices could cause serious consequences

  • Hoarding poses dangers to firefighters

    Hoarding poses dangers to firefighters BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Some fire officials in Western New York said hoarding has been a bigger problem with fires than in the past. Firefighters sometimes struggle through rooms filled with clutter and boxes to get to flames. It’s those situations firefighters say are downright dangerous.…