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Tuesday's school elections in Erie and Niagara counties were a mixture of status quo and change.

Tuesday's school elections in Erie and Niagara counties were a mixture of status quo and change.

The expansion, handled by the firm of a modernist genius, was a wild departure. The heart of the new campus was an intertwined complex of curved and t… 




Another month, another modern-day low for Buffalo Niagara unemployment Wed, May 22, 2019

The Buffalo Niagara unemployment rate dropped to another nearly 30-year low in April. The region’s jobless rate fell to 3.8% during April – its lowest level for any April since at least 1990 – and almost a full percentage point below the 4.7% rate…

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Troopers request help in solving 1977 murder Tue, May 21, 2019

The unsolved 1977 murder of a Cheektowaga woman is getting renewed attention from the New York State Police. Troopers on Tuesday sent out a call for information about the slaying of Jessica Rose Lane, whose partially decomposed body was found …

Charles J. Gervase, 82, building industry executive, home improvement consultant Tue, May 21, 2019

May 28, 1936 — Jan. 14, 2019 Charles J. Gervase discovered the satisfaction of being a builder after he and his wife Shirley bought their first home in North Buffalo. “He remodeled the bathroom and he did a beautiful job,” his wife said. Whe…

News, notes and observations in Bob McCarthy's weekly column.

When it comes to turning around a poor, inner-city school, what’s more important: Money or leadership? 25-year experiment at one Buffalo school shows … 

Horrigan is a pro football lifer. He was a runner for the AFL draft at 13 and a ball boy for the Bills at 17. He joined the Hall at 25 – and next mont… 

[BN] Blitz newsletter: Bills' starting tight end Tyler Kroft goes down with broken foot Wed, May 22, 2019

Tuesday morning's newsletter offered a glowing review of the Bills' offseason, mentioning that nearly every position on the roster seems to be improved from last season. But Tuesday afternoon provided a harsh reminder of how quickly the best-laid pla…

Area golf (May 22) Tue, May 21, 2019
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Another month, another modern-day low for Buffalo Niagara unemployment Wed, May 22, 2019

The Buffalo Niagara unemployment rate dropped to another nearly 30-year low in April. The region’s jobless rate fell to 3.8% during April – its lowest level for any April since at least 1990 – and almost a full percentage point below the 4.7% rate…

"Quite possibly the funniest man who ever lived and he was as much fun to work with as he was to watch." That was my daughter Emily on Facebook on lea… 

At Fredonia, how I.M. Pei's firm transformed a SUNY campus Tue, May 21, 2019

The expansion, handled by the firm of a modernist genius, was a wild departure. The heart of the new campus was an intertwined complex of curved and terraced buildings of reinforced concrete, all connected by a walkway known as “the spine.”