Jul 01, 2014 — BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Customs officials are advising holiday travelers to prepare for busy border crossings this holiday week.
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency suggests that travelers prepare for inspection before arriving at the customs booth by having documents ready, rolling down windows and ending cell phone calls. Go to full article
Architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Photo: Al Ravenna, public domain
Jun 27, 2014 — BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) A New York auto museum is ready to take the wraps off a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed gas station that never made it off the drawing board during the architect's lifetime.
The Buffalo Transportation/Pierce-Arrow Museum will open the filling station on Friday, more than 11 years after acquiring the 1927 plans from the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation in Scottsdale, Arizona. Go to full article
SolarCity installers putting solar panels in place on a roof. Photo: , Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Dec 17, 2013 — BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) A Board of Regents subcommittee has voted to recommend a $1.3 billion increase in state aid for New York schools next year, along with fairer funding for high-needs districts and bigger investments in universal pre-kindergarten programs and teacher training.
The recommendations announced Monday are expected to be approved by the full board and sent to the state Legislature. Go to full article
State eduation commissioner John King fielding questions at a forum on Common Core earlier this year in Schroon Lake. Photo: Ian Lowe, used by permission
Buffalo, NY, Aug 22, 2013 — Upstate New York is loaded with beautiful architectural treasures, most of them from the 19th and 20th century. And many of them need a facelift. A long-running western New York business is creating terra-cotta architectural features with the help of the latest technology. The Innovation Trail's Ashley Hirtzel reports from Buffalo. Go to full article