Fillmore District Councilmember David Franczyk

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An era in Buffalo City Hall is drawing to a close. Longtime Council Member David Franczyk will not be running for reelection.


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Today is Columbus Day, a national holiday that, again, revives the annual fight over whether or not to memorialize Christopher Columbus.


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Buffalo’s Common Council is throwing its support behind universal healthcare in New York. The council has chosen to back the passage of the New York Health Act, a bill calling for a single-payer healthcare system for all state residents.


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Council members voted unanimously on Tuesday to seek the removal of Carl Paladino from the Buffalo School Board by State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia. The move is mostly symbolic since the Council has little sway in the affairs of the Buffalo School District.

Buffalo is closer than it has been for decades to having a new code to control zoning and planning.