BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Ten people from Buffalo were recognized Thursday for their commitment to the arts and their Hispanic heritage.
People at City Hall enjoyed live music and dance during the afternoon ceremony. The executive director of the Commission on Citizens Rights joined Mayor Byron Brown to honor the artists and their achievements.
"We have so many different cultures to be proud of. Our ethnically diverse citizenry is what makes Buffalo unique and adds to the richness of our city," Brown said.
Hispanic Heritage Month runs from mid-September through mid-October.
Buffalo Police have arrested 26-year-old Nicholas Finnegan of South Buffalo and charged him with pushing Russ Ross to his death.
The Niagara County Sheriff's responded to Saunders Settlement Road near Comstock in Cambria Friday night after receiving a tip about a suspected meth lab.
Police say there were 32 burglaries, 20 in Albion, five in Medina, four in Oakfield and three in the City of Lockport.
Firefighters had to withdraw from a smoky fire in Blasdell at a multi-dwelling home on South Park Avenue Friday night because the flames were so intense.
Call 4 Action looked into claims this week that members of BJ's Wholesale Club were paying too much on sales tax on some deeply discounted items.
State Police in Pennsylvania are investigating an alleged pedophile pastor already facing charges in Western New York.