The most popular story of the month on WIVB.com came from the southern tier. A McDonald's restaurant employee lost her job in Olean, and said it was because she paid for firefighters' breakfast tab.
WIVB-TV Buffalo, Wed, Dec 17 2014 @ 05:06 PM
A musician who has won competitions and been named one of the top artists to watch is in town for 2014's Kissmas Bash concert. He performed a mini concert for his Buffalo fans.
WIVB-TV Buffalo, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 10:07 PM
It may have taken a bit longer to rebound than the rest of the country, but the Rust Belt is shaping up for a major comeback. Construction and redevelopment is booming in Buffalo, N.Y., and Cleveland, where there are concerted efforts to revitalize business, and talent from area schools is starting to stick around.
Entrepreneur Magazine, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 06:15 PM
"The students, faculty and staff at the University at Buffalo are committed to promoting sustainability and environmental stewardship on and off campus." BUFFALO, N.Y. The University at Buffalo's engagement with partner organizations to restore and preserve Western New York's natural environment has been recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council.
University at Buffalo, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 04:48 PM
The New York Power Authority board of trustees approved an allocation of low-cost hydropower Tuesday to attract a new manufacturer to Western New York. WhiteRock Pigments is planning capital investments of $130 million for its construction of a facility in Tonawanda, which will lead to the creation of 101 permanent jobs.
Grand Island Pennysaver, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 03:47 PM
People entering the United States from Canada or Mexico have a new tool to avoid long waits at the border. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske on Wednesday demonstrated a new border wait time app developed by the agency to help travelers better choose when and where to enter the country.
Newsday, Wed, Dec 17 2014 @ 06:40 PM
A trio of projects - all aimed at bringing vacant Buffalo structures back to life - have received Erie County Industrial Development Agency support. Collectively, the three projects represent private sector investment of more than $18 million and will receive property and sales breaks of less than $700,000.
Business Journal, Wed, Dec 17 2014 @ 03:06 PM