BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - It did not take long for the bats to spring to life on Opening Day in Buffalo. The Bisons put 12 runs on the scoreboard in a 12-7 win over Rochester to open the 2013 season.
Every Buffalo starter had at least one hit, led by St. Francis grad Jim Negrych and Anthony Gose with three hits apiece.
Luis Jiminez clubbed the first homerun of the year for the Herd, a two-run shot in the fifth inning. Jiminez and Ryan Langerhans each finished with three RBI on the game.
Buffalo and Rochester will play again Friday, set for a 1:05pm start at Coca-Cola Field.
Town of Evans Police are asking the public for information about an abandoned puppy that was found on the side of Holland Road.
Customers filled the seats of Mom's Restaurant, in Niagara Falls, Thursday afternoon. The restaurant posted a sign saying that after 58 years they are closing their doors.
There is a hearing Thursday in Buffalo about the use of medical marijuana. So far 20 states and Washington D.C. allow it.
In an effort to combat childhood obesity, a local school district is now banning a popular sweet treat.
Local workers will be demonstrating outside of the McDonalds, on Main Street near Utica, Thursday at 5 p.m.
Sales tax revenues are on the rise in 2013, according to Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz.