Buffalo's planned Green Code is still locked in the back rooms of the Common Council, as members study what is in it and what changes might be made. Council President Darius Pridgen says it is likely to emerge after the August recess.
While the planned Green Code is supposed to do away with special zoning districts, City Hall is in the midst of starting a new one. This zoning district would be the site of the former Millard Fillmore Hospital on Gates Circle.
The Ellicottville Fall Festival begins this Friday. Kids always enjoy the fun at Pumpkinville in Great Valley or the Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence. And there are any number of Octoberfest celebrations. It's all part of fall in Western New York.