AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) - The University at Buffalo conducted a large-scale earthquake simulation Tuesday morning.
The experiment was designed to see how well New York City brownstones would hope up to an earthquake. Students worked for months to prepare for the test.
"Just think about working two years or two and a half years for a goal and it's all over and done with in 20 seconds," said Dept. of Engineering Chair Dr. Andrew Whittaker.
The test was designed to simulate the 2011 Virginia quake that shook the East Coast.
There is a hearing Thursday in Buffalo about the use of medical marijuana. So far 20 states and Washington D.C. allow it.
Common Core, a new wave of educational standards now being implemented across the country, is causing controversy across the nation, and took center stage in Jamestown Wednesday evening.
In an effort to combat childhood obesity, a local school district is now banning a popular sweet treat.
BJ's Wholesale Club put out an advertisement offering a full week of Black Friday bargains, including deep discounts on big screen TVs that would save customers hundreds of dollars.
Local workers will be demonstrating outside of the McDonalds, on Main Street near Utica, Thursday at 5 p.m.
The Buffalo Sabres announced Thursday that they are loaning Forward Mikhail Grigorenko to the Russian men's national junior ice hockey team.