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After being ignored for decades, the hulking Connecting Terminal became the canvas for a nightly light show three years ago on the Outer Harbor that could be seen from a distance. An even closer look at the 1915 grain elevator could be coming.

After being ignored for decades, the hulking Connecting Terminal became the canvas for a nightly light show three years ago on the Outer Harbor that could be seen from a distance. An even closer look at the 1915 grain elevator could be coming.

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Measure would require nursing homes and hospitals to maintain specific minimum staffing ratios for nurses and certified nursing assistants.

Measure would require nursing homes and hospitals to maintain specific minimum staffing ratios for nurses and certified nursing assistants.

Buffalo's latest homicide victim identified as Cheektowaga man Tue, Dec 11, 2018

Buffalo police have released the name of the man killed Thursday night in a shooting on the city's East Side. Benjamin C. Babiak, 31, was shot at about 8:40 p.m. in the vicinity of Warring Avenue and Antwerp Street, just east of Bailey Avenue, bet…

Buffalo's latest homicide victim identified as Cheektowaga man Tue, Dec 11, 2018

Buffalo police have released the name of the man killed Thursday night in a shooting on the city's East Side. Benjamin C. Babiak, 31, was shot at about 8:40 p.m. in the vicinity of Warring Avenue and Antwerp Street, just east of Bailey Avenue, bet…

Walter J. Floss Jr., 95, state senator, advocate for business Mon, Dec 10, 2018

Feb. 13, 1923 — Dec. 8, 2018 When State Sen. Walter J. Floss retired in 1988, his colleagues "hailed the Clarence Republican as an outspoken, sometimes obstreperous, champion of small business, lower taxes and less government," The Buffalo News re…

"Future generations will look back on New York’s current rules the same way we now look at poll taxes and literacy tests."

Impress your friends at holiday gatherings with these political factoids: • Democratic committee members from the Erie County Legislature’s 7th Distri… 

[BN] Blitz newsletter: Allen vs. Darnold was Bills' highest-rated afternoon game of season Tue, Dec 11, 2018

Everyone loves a good story ... and everybody loves a winner. Sunday's Bills-Jets game featuring the first meeting of rookie QBs Josh Allen and Sam Darnold received the highest television rating in Buffalo of any game this season, excluding their …

Special Playoff Commemorative Section coming Friday 1/5!
Labor, officials urge New Era Cap to save Derby plant Mon, Dec 10, 2018

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Assemblyman Sean Ryan, D-Buffalo, joined labor leaders Monday outside New Era Cap headquarters on Delaware Avenue in a bid to persuade the company to reconsider closing its manufacturing plant in Derby. Com…

Jeff Miers’ Soundcheck: Keith Buckley says ETID fans are a fiercely devout family Tue, Dec 11, 2018

I learned a lesson about fan loyalty recently, when a feature piece I penned on the ascent of the Buffalo band Aqueous stirred the ire of portions of the Every Time I Die fan base. The Aqueous story came with a headline that read "Aqueous: the big…