Local leaders announced Friday that 100 homes in Buffalo's University District will be repaired over eight days this summer. Eight Days of Hope is the Mississippi-based non-profit religious organization tasked with the repair work.
In the middle of the after-school rush yesterday of the traffic along Bailey Avenue, someone shot three people in front of a liquor store at Bailey and Berkshire. Police say it was a targeted shooting.
The list of official Buffalo landmarks is continuing to increase, with more scheduled to be approved by the Council tomorrow. The city Preservation Board has been picking buildings which are landmarks under state or federal rules and covering them under city rules.
As Buffalo and the Catholic Diocese have closed schools, the buildings have gone off-line and into an aging and empty status. Now, the demand for better housing is making some of the buildings more attractive for re-use.
It appears the Buffalo Common Council will not be rubber stamping a new deal with Rural Metro. Last Tuesday, an elderly driver waited 45-minutes for an ambulance after her car hit a Hertel Avenue restaurant.