Category Archives: Western New York

  • Black Friday shopping gets underway at Walden Galleria

    Black Friday shopping gets underway at Walden Galleria Crews roped off parking lot spaces to help make sure shopping stays at half capacity. Source: Buffalo New York’s Latest News Black Friday shopping gets underway at Walden Galleria

  • Helping WNY's tourism economy through the pandemic

    Helping WNY's tourism economy through the pandemic BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB-TV) – Normally, the holiday season is a popular time for travel, with people taking leisure trips or visiting family throughout the holiday season, and while economies in general have suffered through the pandemic, the tourism economy is taking a…

  • Governor Cuomo says a vaccine is months away, develops distribution plan

    Governor Cuomo says a vaccine is months away, develops distribution plan (WIVB)– Before people get ahead of themselves, Governor Cuomo says a vaccine is still months away, at least for the general public. Global experts are predicting that the coming weeks may bring the worst of the pandemic. That’s…

  • Governor Cuomo's 'Winter Plan' prioritizes keeping schools open for younger students

    Governor Cuomo's 'Winter Plan' prioritizes keeping schools open for younger students (WIVB)– Keeping schools open, specifically for younger students in grades K through 8, is a priority in what Governor Cuomo is calling his “Winter Plan.” That plan, he says, has three parts, one of which is figuring out…

  • Governor Cuomo says he's sticking with 'microcluster' plan, making adjustments

    Governor Cuomo says he's sticking with 'microcluster' plan, making adjustments (WIVB)– As of November 26, there’s no mention of any zone changes today for Western New Yorkers. Instead, Governor Cuomo talked about looking ahead to winter and how to mitigate what global experts say could bring the worst of…

  • Western New York residents react to adjusting Thanksgiving plans amid the pandemic

    Western New York residents react to adjusting Thanksgiving plans amid the pandemic BUFFALO N.Y. (WIVB) – People across Western New York are readjusting their Thanksgiving plans to limit the spread of COVID-19. “Since the pandemic everyone can’t be together like we want. So that is a big change,” said…

  • Buffalo City Mission delivers over 5,000 dinners across WNY

    Buffalo City Mission delivers over 5,000 dinners across WNY BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)– The Buffalo City Mission has launched a new program to make sure people have a turkey dinner on Thanksgiving. Volunteers loaded up their vehicles with meals, to deliver more than 5,000 dinners across Western New York. Officials…

  • AAA predicts 10% decline in Thanksgiving travel

    AAA predicts 10% decline in Thanksgiving travel (WIVB)– AAA predicts a 10% decline in Thanksgiving travel this year. That’s the largest one-year drop since 2008. But that still means a lot of people are on the move, despite the risks. Analysts expect most will be traveling by car this…

  • Catholic Diocese of Buffalo weighs in on Supreme Court ruling backing religious organizations

    Catholic Diocese of Buffalo weighs in on Supreme Court ruling backing religious organizations BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)– The Catholic Diocese of Buffalo has weighed in on the United States Supreme Court ruling siding with the Diocese of Brooklyn. The high court backed religious organizations who brought the suit against New…