Amherst's townwide reassessment of properties resulted in new tentative values for all 44,000 parcels, from the smallest home to the largest commercial property. Assessments are important because they partly determine how much a property owner pays in taxes. Click on a parcel to see how the value of every property changed.
The Buffalo News acquired assessments on April …
Oct. 14, 1924 – Dec. 30, 2016
Donald R. Brutvan Sr., Ph.D., who survived a harrowing series of events during World War II and went on to have a long career as a professor and dean at the University at Buffalo, died Dec. 30 under hospice care at Kenmore Mercy Hospital. He was 92.
Born in Johnson City, he was drafted into the Army Air Forces in 1943. He was assigned to…
This year in Erie County, 14,102 more people voted in the presidential race than in 2012 – a 3.4 percent increase in voter turnout, including absentee ballots, according to official results released in mid-December by the Erie County Board of Elections.
While Uber's effect on drunk driving might not be significant, it could have an impact on your wallet.
The Buffalo News surveyed cities with similar population densities to Buffalo, gathering fare estimates for 5-mile trips that mixed highway and surface street travel.
On average, fare estimates for Uber are 50 to 60 percent cheaper than fare estimates using standard t…
Although Hillary Clinton won Erie County, she performed less well than the Democratic candidate for district attorney. In nearly half of the election districts in Erie County, John Flynn won a greater share of the votes in his race than Clinton did in hers, a Buffalo News analysis found. Clinton significantly underperformed Flynn in many areas that have historically been D…
In the third year of state standardized tests based on the new Common Core Learning Standards, New York students saw modest gains in their performance in math and reading.Statewide, the percentage of students proficient in reading grew from 30.6 percent in 2014 to 31.3 percent, while the percentage of students proficient in math climbed from 36.2 percent in 2014 t…
Championship voting is now open to determine Western New York’s favorite event of the summer. Voting will end at noon Monday.