Category Archives: Western New York

  • Third-graders go to college for a day

    Third-graders go to college for a day BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – About 75 third-graders were here today to celebrate planetarium day, an educational day focusing on the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and math. Today’s visit was part of the Buffalo Public Schools STEM Experience, a partnership facilitated by the University…

  • PHOTOS: Columbus Fire Department rescues 18 pets from fire

    PHOTOS: Columbus Fire Department rescues 18 pets from fire COLUMBUS, Ohio (WISH) — Eighteen pets were reunited with the owners shortly after the fire was extinguished. One adult cat died and one kitten is missing. APP USERS | Tap here to view the gallery. Source: Buffalo New York’s Latest News…

  • Child psychologist talks about discussing tragedy

    Child psychologist talks about discussing tragedy WICHITA, Kansas (KSN) — When tragedy strikes a community, many ask if we could have done anything to prevent it. We were joined by psychologist Molly Allen Friday. We asked her, when you have a situation like happened in Hesston Thursday, people think…

  • A look at the life and times of Maggie Walker

    A look at the life and times of Maggie Walker RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Maggie Walker’s name is well known in Richmond, Virginia. But just who was she? Walker was born on July 15, 1867, just two months after the end of the Civil War. She was the daughter of Elizabeth…

  • Digital Dangers: Brains being dumbed down by smartphones

    Digital Dangers: Brains being dumbed down by smartphones (WKRG) — Are smart devices making us dumber? It’s a fair question to ask when you see a friend use the Calculator app to do basic math, or asking Siri how to spell a word, or to Google how many ounces…

  • Eating disorders affect 30 million, with more young girls

    Eating disorders affect 30 million, with more young girls AUSTIN (KXAN) — As part of Eating Disorder Awareness Week, it is import to take note that 30 million Americans now suffer the disorders, two-thirds of them women and many more young girls are also showing symptoms. The executive director…

  • APNewsBreak: Pentagon starts aggressive cyberwar against IS

    APNewsBreak: Pentagon starts aggressive cyberwar against IS WASHINGTON (AP) — Not long after Defense Secretary Ash Carter prodded his cyber commanders to be more aggressive in the fight against Islamic State, the U.S. ramped up its offensive cyberattacks on the militant group. According to several U.S. officials, the attacks…

  • Pizza Hut to give free pizza to Leap Day babies

    Pizza Hut to give free pizza to Leap Day babies (WSPA) — For all you pizza lovers, who were born on Leap Day, you’re in luck! Pizza Hut will be giving free pizza to anyone who goes to the restaurant on Feb. 29 and shows a government-issued ID to…

  • Sheriff: Buffalo man caught with quarter pound of cocaine during traffic stop

    Sheriff: Buffalo man caught with quarter pound of cocaine during traffic stop BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Erie County Sheriff’s Office says a man who they say they caught with “a felony amount of cocaine” in November was arrested for cocaine possession again — this time with a quarter pound…

  • Have Mercy! Fuller House is now streaming on Netflix

    Have Mercy! Fuller House is now streaming on Netflix (MEDIA GENERAL) — Wanna watch all 13 episodes of Fuller House on Netflix? You got it dude! As of 12:01 a.m. pacific time, the Netflix original series was available to stream. The official trailer for the show was released on February…