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By Susan Schulman » Friday, June 24, 2016

  Before the work week is tossed aside in favor of golf clubs, weekend parties,  a hockey draft or perhaps (if you're like me) household chores, let's take a few minutes to go over some happenings from this past week: The ambulance issue: Frustrated  by how long it sometimes takes Rural/Metro ambulances to... Read More

By Tom Precious » Friday, June 24, 2016

ALBANY – Bernie Sanders said Friday he is working with Hillary Clinton’s campaign to see if the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee “can come up with some very serious proposals to transform America.’’The Vermont senator returned again to Albany, using a speech here to lay out some of his asks – or... Read More

By Susan Schulman » Friday, June 24, 2016

  I got a text this morning from someone suggesting I stop by Delaware Park on the way to work. It's like a landfill, he said. When I arrived at 8:30, a garbage truck was just leaving the park, but there was still plenty of trash left for the remaining crews on morning-after-the-Corporate Challenge duty.... Read More

By Susan Schulman » Thursday, June 23, 2016

Neighborhood in transition Buffalo's Fruit Belt is becoming a real-life laboratory of sorts, as a neighborhood with many low-income residents hits up against the expanding Medical Campus. The city is moving forward with a residential parking program in the Fruit Belt with the state's permission. That's expected... Read More

By Jerry Zremski » Wednesday, June 22, 2016

WASHINGTON – U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez – a Buffalo native who could end up as Democrat Hillary Clinton’s running mate – delivered a 30-minute rebuke of Donald Trump at the National Press Club on Wednesday without once mentioning the likely Republican presidential nominee’s name.In a luncheon address so... Read More

By Susan Schulman » Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Only time will tell There's occasionally an 8-to-1 or even 7-to-2 vote on the Common Council. But the 6-to-3 split that occurred over the Queen City Landing waterfront  tower Tuesday was pretty rare. Still, it was a friendly disagreement. Consider: Lovejoy's Rich Fontana  - part of the six-member majority... Read More

By Robert J. McCarthy » Tuesday, June 21, 2016

The 2016 race for district attorney may very well have unfolded in large measure Tuesday in an Erie County courtroom. No sooner had Michael J. Flaherty Jr.’s prosecutors obtained a felony vehicular manslaughter indictment against Gabriele Ballowe in a hit-and-run case that a grand jury initially probed in 2014, then... Read More

By Robert J. McCarthy » Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Republican rumblings about their presumptive presidential nominee are growing louder throughout the party across the country – but you don’t hear much of the talk in New York State.Party conservatives appalled at Donald Trump’s penchant for controversy are seeking some way – any way – to derail his nomination at... Read More

By Susan Schulman » Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Growing pains "We are dealing with success," Fillmore Councilman Dave Franczyk said as he explained to his colleagues that he's received some Larkinville-related complaints. Things like traffic. Noise. Parking issues. Litter. "One of the  biggest  concerns is the  parking issue," a  South Division Street... Read More

By Robert J. McCarthy » Monday, June 20, 2016

On Monday morning, Michael R. Caputo was preparing for the lofty role of coordinating all media communications at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland that begins on July 18. By Monday afternoon, the veteran political consultant was headed home to East Aurora. He resigned from Donald J. Trump’s presidential... Read More

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