During his weekly radio show Wednesday, Buffalo Bills president Russ Brandon expressed concern over whether the Bills lose a competitive edge playing home games in Toronto. Brandon says the series held in the Rogers Centre will "be reviewed in a grand manner." Meanwhile, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz says he would like to see all Bills home games played in Orchard Park.
To help fill a growing demand for qualified workers, Erie Community College is preparing to launch a new program in food processing. The industry employs thousands of Western New Yorkers, but there could be a shortage of workers in the near future.
The recently announced RiverBend project is expected to create hundreds of new jobs in the high-tech/green energy arena. The Buffalo area is now well-positioned to fill the needs of the California based companies anchoring the $1.7 billion project.
City lawmakers will be asked to approve an important step towards saving a 127-year-old East Side church this week. The Buffalo Preservation Board is seeking landmark status for St. Ann's Catholic Church.