BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) - The Community Charter School on Buffalo's East Side is in danger of closing.
This week the Board of Regents voted to deny a provisional charter renewal for the school.
Community Charter was the focus of a School Improvement Plan by the state Education Department and was required to deal with sagging test scores and lack of student engagement.
The Regents cited the school's declining student performance, poor English and math proficiency scores.
The school opened its doors in 2002. It currently has 298 students enrolled in its classes which span kindergarten to sixth grade.
Many of the school's students come from economically challenged families, however the school has a high attendance rating and waiting lists for many of its classes.
A tractor trailer veered off the road and went through a fence, while crashing into the Forest Hill Cemetery, in Fredonia, Friday morning.
Officials in Wyoming have captured a wanted man and his girlfriend, who were allegedly heading to Buffalo.
After a slow and slippery commute Thursday night, many western New Yorkers are waking up early, hoping they can get to work on time Friday morning.
NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has obtained a court order to prevent a Buffalo woman from ever selling puppies again.
Around 5 p.m. on Thursday near the corner of Model City Road and Rt. 104, police say 84-year-old Jose Martinez was hit by a car driven by 82-year-old Maura Nolan. Both are residents of Lewiston.
Santa Land is returning to Chestnut Ridge Park, on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.