More than 126,100 Western New Yorkers have contracted Covid-19 since March 2020 and more than 2,400 have died of it.
Starting Wednesday, New York State will no longer require fully vaccinated residents to wear masks outdoors or in many indoor settings, but that doesn’t yet mean that face masks are going away.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo provides updates on New York's Covid-19 response.
Should Covid-19 vaccination be mandatory?
International student enrollment at the University at Buffalo in fall 2020 declined by 12% from the previous year to 5,203, the smallest number in more than a decade.
"For some faculty and staff, inoculation will require evidence and persuasion," writes The News' Editorial Board.
"The most obvious and useful of Schumer’s proposals followed his thought on expanding the definition of essential travelers," writes The News' Editorial Board.
Each district has until July 1 to post online its plans for the stimulus money, including how they will help those students most affected by the pandemic.
Immunization equals freedom. Anyone’s likelihood of becoming sick after inoculation is tiny, the risk of hospitalization or death even smaller.
Recently, Froma Harrop wrote about some things that will be missed when we finally give up mask wearing. While I certainly understand the deva…
High school and middle school students in Orchard Park and Williamsville are headed back to school full time Monday.
It’s regrettable that it takes a court order to make the Orchard Park and Williamsville school districts offer full-time, in-person instructio…
I can see the headline, “Bills Miss Super Bowl Opportunity; Allen out with Covid-19.” Josh Allen should heed the advice of scientists and medi…
I applaud Mark Poloncarz in his efforts to require everyone that attends a Bills, Sabres or Bisons game to be vaccinated. This model can also …
As health officials prepare to inoculate younger people, some creative incentives are called for.
The festival, planned for mid-June, was canceled due to uncertainty about safety protocols and planned renovations at the stadium.
A hearing on the merits of the requests concluded today, with much of the testimony centering on the different guidance for elementary and secondary schools.
If the SSA falters with “long-haulers,” a significant segment of our population will fall into poverty – more chaos, just a different direction.
On Saturday, the region had a seven-day average positive test rate of 2.57%. The statewide seven-day average was 1.45%.
To all you “anti-vaxxers” out there: I have two simple questions. When is the last time you have seen, or even heard of, someone with smallpox…
A judge ordered Orchard Park and Williamsville school districts to offer full-time instruction on May 17 as long as Covid-19 transmissions continue to decrease.
Declaring cottages underused by Americans who are prevented from crossing the border would be the definition of unfairness.