New housing will be going up soon on the site of the former Central Park Plaza on Buffalo's East Side. LPCiminelli, Mayor Byron Brown and community leaders broke ground Wednesday on the $90 million Highland Park project.
During his sixth State of the University Address Friday, University at Buffalo President Satish Tripathi called UB "an institution on the rise," but said more private donations are needed keep momentum going.
Parent Facilitators, who recently learned they're out of a job with the Buffalo Public Schools, are calling for the program's restoration. Advocates say the facilitators played an important role in city schools.
Jack Eichel, the Buffalo Sabres star forward, says he's looking forward to being apart of the city for years to come. The 20-year-old Eichel, and his boss, met with reporters in Key Bank Center Wednesday after agreeing to a contract extension that makes him the highest paid Sabre in team history.
Even though it has been attacked by disease, the future for Buffalo's oldest tree should be much greener. Given its age, the sycamore is a rarity in today's world. That has led experts in the field to donate their services to help keep the Franklin Street landmark alive for years to come.
Albany is sending the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library System some additional aid. At the Central Library, in Buffalo, Thursday, Senator Chris Jacobs said, that he's secured $120,000 in education funding for branches in his district.
The City of Buffalo is teaming up with the region's Latino leaders to launch a "Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria Relief Fund" drive. A large crowd turned out on the steps of City Hall Friday afternoon to mobilize the community.
Some local groups that have spent years transforming vacant city lots into community gardens have won a competitive federal grant. The funding will go towards expanding the Buffalo Community Food Hub Project.
The loss of revenue from the Seneca Niagara Casino is taking a toll on the City of Niagara Falls. The latest audit by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's Office projects the city's fund balance will run dry by the end of the year.