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Now that the fight over the Canterbury Woods senior housing on Gates Circle appears to be resolved, the possibility of other fights revolve around other buildings on the former Millard Fillmore Hospital land.

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Albany will be funding construction projects at Coca Cola Field and for Johnnie B. Wiley on the site of the old War Memorial Stadium in the city of Buffalo.

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The design may have changed again but the opposition hasn't and that's creating problems for the planned Canterbury Woods project at Gates Circle.

A private deal between the Seneca Nation and Ellicott Development has cleared the way for sale of two city streets and a city agency building while maintaining access to a Seneca casino building.

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With the presidential campaign heavy on attacks on Muslims and immigrants, local residents rallied in Niagara Square yesterday to defend immigrants and reject those attacks.

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For the first time in about 30 years, vehicles are driving in the 500 block of Main Street in Buffalo. Mayor Byron Brown says it took many partners working together to get to this day.

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The long process to start building on the old Millard Fillmore Hospital site on Gates Circle heated up at Monday's Planning Board meeting. Many voiced their opposition to the proposed Canterbury Woods senior complex.

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Public and elected officials were among those celebrating the success of a senior housing complex on Buffalo's East Side Friday, a building that will soon reach 100% capacity.

Another project spinning off from the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus is working its way through the development process.

Fire erupts at Gigi's Restaurant

Nov 21, 2015
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A popular soul food restaurant on Buffalo's eastside is forced to temporarily close its doors. Early Saturday morning firefighters responded to what started as a kitchen fire at Gigi's restaurant near the corner of Jefferson and Ferry street.

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Members of the Council's Legislation Committee were told Tuesday of the problems of thinly-staffed hospitals and what it means for patients. The session was part of a push for Albany to mandate staffing levels in hospitals and nursing homes.

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Buffalo's passage to the Green Code is forcing some changes in city planning, possibly ending a series of the city's Urban Renewal plans.

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City Hall is pushing back against the spillover from the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus into the adjacent Fruit Belt.

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More than 1,000 new parking spaces will be opening up soon on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. The city and the campus have agreed to replace an existing ramp near Buffalo General Hospital with a much larger facility.

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Where convicted sex offenders live in Buffalo is becoming an issue.

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Council President Darius Pridgen is promising a crackdown on bouncers at Buffalo bars.

Demone Smith resigns from Common Council

Jun 23, 2015
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Demone Smith has resigned as the Buffalo Common Council's Masten District representative to take another city job.

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With only days or hours left in the State Legislature session, Buffalo is pushing for special legislation to allow parking permit zones.

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While state officials work through the time table for the legalization of medical marijuana, Buffalo Common Council members are reviewing local laws on the issue.

An attorney representing the out-of-town owners of the federally-subsidized Towne Gardens apartment complex in Buffalo suggested five housing complaints against the owners have been or are being addressed. More than 90 additional violations, however, are pending.

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Fruit Belt residents say they want to stay where they are living and not be pushed out by the expanding Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC).

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Council President Darius Pridgen is likely to visit Baltimore to get a personal look at what's happening and what lessons might be brought back here.

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After years of effort, the long fight over conditions at the Towne Gardens housing complex in Buffalo is in court.

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Buffalo's Common Council is going electronic, replacing vast piles of paper.

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Buffalo Common Council President Darius Pridgen is outraged by the snow and ice conditions around the Towne Gardens apartments on Clinton Street.  WBFO'S Eileen Buckley says the U.S. Post Office notified the lawmaker that there will be no mail delivery due to unsafe conditions.


The City of Buffalo's newest food truck will hit the road in the coming weeks, but you won't be able to buy food from it. 

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Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown announced the newest appointee to the City Court on Friday. WBFO’s Avery Schneider was at City Hall, and brings us this report…

There is growing pressure on officers as officials focus on recent reports of police improprieties. More discussion is expected Tuesday night in a gathering at Mount Olive Baptist Church.

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Buffalo Common Council members say they want to be ready if there is a push to build a new city stadium for the Buffalo Bills.

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Shops selling electronic cigarettes will soon need a permit to operate in the city of Buffalo.