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October Surprise the Top Local Story of 2006

By Mark Scott


Buffalo, NY – The year 2006 was quite newsworthy in the Buffalo area. There was the murder of a beloved Catholic nun, the massive search for an escaped fugitive who shot three state troopers and a state commission's recommendations to close two Buffalo area hospitals. But there was one story that tops them all -- an early season snowstorm that has been labeled the "October Surprise."

WBFO's Mark Scott takes a look back at 2006. Click the "listen" icon above to hear the report now or use your podcasting software to download it to your computer or iPod.