Gov. Kathy Hochul has signed a law allowing Amigone Funeral Home's crematory to move from its Town of Tonawanda neighbors who have complained …
“A generational decision like this shouldn’t be made in the dark," said Assemblyman Pat Burke, a Buffalo Democrat whose district includes the team’s present and proposed future home in Orchard Park.
“I think it’s spectacular,” said John Caruso of Brooklyn. “We’ve been waiting to see it ever since we found out about the restoration.”
Casimiro Rodriguez, president of the Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York and chairman of the project, said Monday that the announcement will restart a capital campaign for the $10 million center.
Lawmakers don’t have a specific seat at the negotiating table, but they are likely going to have to be willing to approve – for years to come – annual state budgets that will, if the Buffalo Bills have their way, include payments of some kind for a new NFL stadium.
The Buffalo Common Council hopes to put a stop to any plans calling for an expansion of the Peace Bridge Plaza.
"Investing in new technology is great, but if it's not coupled with action against recalcitrant owners, it really doesn't matter," said Jessie Fisher, executive director of Preservation Buffalo Niagara.
The plan emphasizes seclusion and nature, with social activities along the streets.
Several legislators said they found little interest in their districts for tearing the Skyway down, though some said it hadn't aroused strong feelings one way or the other.
"I have found my work at the library very rewarding because the mission is very dear to my heart," Mary Jean Jakubowski said.
The legislation gives Amigone the ability to shift the crematory from 2600 Sheridan Drive to a nonresidential section of the Town of Tonawanda.
A new era began Friday for a vintage 1924 carousel whose remarkable journey included sitting in storage for 63 years before arriving at Canalside.
Sen. Sean Ryan and Assemblyman Jonathan Rivera are pushing a bill, S3079/A7488, which would force insurers to provide landlords with coverage …
Without the study, passenger train advocates fear New York State won't be able to take full advantage of the geyser of rail dollars expected later this year.
The DEC issued a consent order in January over the objections of local officials allowing Amigone to resume cremations after it was shut down in September.
After years of debate, it's now back to the drawing board for the Scajaquada Expressway. Only this time, nothing's off the table.
"Halfway into the current fiscal year, the United States is still operating under the refugee cap of the previous administration," Ryan, a Buffalo Democrat, and the others wrote.
Advocates of nursing home residents have been criticizing the legal immunity for months, claiming it has made facilities and those who work and operate them unaccountable for their actions.
The 1924 attraction is being assembled at Canalside's Central Wharf and will open May 28.
We need our lawmakers to use their pulpits to preach fiscal responsibility as budget negotiations proceed toward the March 31 deadline, the News Editorial Board says.
Where do Western New York Democrats in power in Albany stand on whether Cuomo should resign now? In public statements and in response to questions from The Buffalo News, all but one laid out their positions.
Brown will run again, looking to shatter the four-term record he shares with Jimmy Griffin.
A week after Attorney General Letitia James threw a political hand grenade into the lap of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo over nursing home deaths from …