Kelly Dudzik, WGRZ

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Recent articles by Kelly:

Salon owners concerned about new regulations ahead of reopening

The cost of COVID-19 tests are a concern for salon owners and employees. → Read More

Young Visionaries founder plans second protest in Buffalo

Mercedes Overstreet is planning another protest Tuesday afternoon in Buffalo. → Read More

Western New Yorkers host protest in Niagara Square Monday afternoon

A Western New York woman organized a protest Monday afternoon in Buffalo to honor people who died during encounters with police. → Read More

What to expect the next time you go to the salon

Changes include wearing PPE, health questions, and certain services not being available. → Read More

Stylist gets unemployment benefits after waiting two months

Jennifer Guizzotti is a master stylist at Salon 716 NY in Kenmore. She filed for unemployment in March. → Read More

Developer purchases Statler Hotel from Croce family

Mark Croce owned the Statler and was killed earlier this year in a helicopter crash. → Read More

Single mom struggles to get unemployment back pay

Chalen Jordan is running out of money and has been out of work since Mid-March. → Read More

Grace Guest House staff honors first responders with cookies

The staff baked 1,000 cookies for first responders and health care workers on Thursday. → Read More

Waiting for unemployment back pay? We got answers from the New York State Department of Labor

Once you complete your back certifications, typically the money is released within a few days. → Read More

How to get help getting your unemployment benefits

Western New York Assemblymember Monica Wallace is connecting the New York State Department of Labor with people who need help getting their benefits. → Read More

NYS Dept. of Labor sending unemployment benefit status updates

North Tonawanda woman got her status update online this week. → Read More

Unemployment in Western New York, by the numbers

The initial unemployment claims are up 414 percent compared to same week at this time a year ago. → Read More

New York State to streamline certification process for unemployment claims

The Department of Labor commissioner also explained the $600 payments some Pandemic Unemployment Assistance applicants got. → Read More

New York State unemployment benefit problems force Williamsville mom to send son to Colorado

Jodi Still's son is living with autism and her financial insecurity forced her to have him move in with his dad temporarily. → Read More

Denied unemployment in New York State? You can get free legal help

NYS Bar Association members are helping people in New York for free if they were denied unemployment benefits. → Read More

We asked days ago. Now, the New York State Department of Labor is talking about mystery $600 unemployment payments

The Dept. of Labor paid people $600 if they applied for PUA before 4/20 and are still pending. → Read More

Superintendents make plans for an eventual return to schools

School buildings will be closed across New York State for the rest of academic year. → Read More

Buffalo Public Schools issues wifi hotspots, new grading procedures

The state is creating a task force to look at how to successfully and appropriately reopen schools. → Read More

Unemployment issues continue as personal information is sent to wrong claimants

Problem with NYS Dept. of Labor letters being sent to wrong unemployment claimants is bigger than first thought. → Read More

Summer child care options in Western New York

Many places are offering child care to families with essential workers. → Read More