"The federal government will be delivering $350 million to Buffalo in relief funds. But the question we have to ask ourselves is whether our current mayor has the vision to bring us out of this crisis," writes Martin Gugino.
The Common Council and Brown's administration have been in conflict for about a year over speed camera enforcement in school zones.
Downtown Buffalo's first grocery store focused on fresh produce is expected to open in less than two months.
Joe Slade White first set out on the campaign trail as part of Sen. George McGovern’s presidential run in 1972.
"City taxpayers can be grateful that President Biden and the new Congress did what their predecessors were unwilling even to consider," writes The News' Editorial Board.
Council President Darius G. Pridgen said the Council’s action was appropriate, and the Council is awaiting Brown's action.
Mayor Byron W. Brown's “Post-Pause” prosperity plan relies on about $50.4 million of the federal funds the city will receive through President Biden's stimulus package.
The 2014 health disaster in Flint, Mich., underscored for Americans the vital importance of clean water flowing into homes.
Army veteran Paul Woods earned three Bronze Stars and a Philippine Liberation Medal for his military service in the Pacific Theater.
Mental health-related crises don’t just happen on weekdays and during regular business hours.
"He deserves every day of the 40-year prison term to which he could be sentenced," writes The News' Editorial Board.
"It’s time to end the controversy over Buffalo’s school zone speed cameras. A compromise should be possible," writes The News' Editorial Board.
Low-income families and individuals in New York who can't afford even $15 per month for broadband service will be able to get high-speed internet service through a special fund unveiled by the state Friday.
Six out of nine city lawmakers voted Tuesday to get rid of the school zone speed cameras by September, but it's not a done deal.
"We are one of the cities with most impoverished kids ... but at the same time it helps the middle class," he said of the new program's effects on Western New York.
Peter Wilson, who owns Sonwil Distribution Center, says the proposed use of the site for a ground-mounted solar array would be a waste of valuable property, citing its strategic location near Lake Erie, the Thruway and rail lines.
"As the country’s history shows, strong laws can make a difference," writes The News' Editorial Board.
Buffalo Urban Development Corp.'s board appointed an all-woman leadership team to lead the economic development agency.
Buffalo kicked off a pilot program Tuesday with the demolition of a dilapidated house in the Hamlin Park neighborhood to make way for a new ho…
The head of the Buffalo Police Benevolent Association took offense at portions of a city plan to improve policing.
Citizens can file a police report online for certain crimes without having to call 911 and waiting for an officer to respond.
Buffalo Public Schools has appealed to Common Council members to activate speed-zone cameras all day at its schools.
A windfall is an unexpected or unearned gain, like a piece of fruit blown down by the wind.
"One of the things that I am most proud of is the way in which our city has responded to these most challenging times," the mayor said during his State of the City speech.