BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The group PUSH Buffalo wants to change your perception of the city's west side. And it's leading by example.
PUSH, which stands for "People United for Sustainable Housing," showed off several newly refurbished houses Thursday on Massachusetts Avenue. City leaders say this section of Buffalo has come a long way.
Common Councilman David Rivera said, "For a long time there was a lot of disinvestment, people moving out. And now we're seeing people wanting to move back into the neighborhood. It's because of organizations like PUSH Buffalo that have done great work in changing the mindsets and attitudes."
PUSH is also in the process of turning a long-vacant paint store into apartments.
Tower cranes stand tall in downtown Buffalo. They are sky-high symbols of change and development finally coming to the waterfront.
Police, FBI agents and a bomb squad all showed up on a quiet residential street in North Buffalo overnight.
Eighty-two-year-old Edward Spencer was making a left hand turn while exiting the Budwey's parking lot when he struck 52-year-old Sandra Garner and 55-year-old Kevin Nowak, according to authorities.
Deputies say a teen driver fell asleep at the wheel early Thursday morning before crashing head-on with another vehicle.
The AARP wants to make sure New Yorkers have the care they need as they age.
Buffalo firefighters responded to an early morning fire Friday on Remoleno Street.