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The Buffalo News
Buffalo school superintendent promises ‘a system reboot’‘Change management’ “I’m working on the staffing of Central Office and making
Buffalo school superintendent promises ‘a system reboot’
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
‘Change management’ “I’m working on the staffing of Central Office and making sure it’s an effective organization,” he said. “It has not been effective, in my mind, to get the results it has gotten over this long time.” Instead of having multiple... Read more
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The Buffalo News
‘This is a system reboot,’ says Buffalo’s new school superintendent‘Change management’ “I’m working on the staffing of Central Office and making
‘This is a system reboot,’ says Buffalo’s new school superintendent
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
‘Change management’ “I’m working on the staffing of Central Office and making sure it’s an effective organization,” he said. “It has not been effective, in my mind, to get the results it has gotten over this long time.” Instead of having multiple... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Race for Masten District seat tightening upA tight, three-way race is shaping up in the Masten District, as two young poli
Race for Masten District seat tightening up
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 days ago
A tight, three-way race is shaping up in the Masten District, as two young political neophytes and a Buffalo School Board member battle for an open seat on the Common Council. The conventional wisdom and name recognition factor would seem to favor... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Food Truck Thursday declared a success as it ends 2015 seasonThe final Food Truck Thursday of 2015 in Niagara Square was celebrated Thursday
Food Truck Thursday declared a success as it ends 2015 season
The Buffalo News / Posted 6 days ago
The final Food Truck Thursday of 2015 in Niagara Square was celebrated Thursday with food provided by some dozen food trucks. There also was music by Michael DeSanto. The trucks were invited to the square this summer as a pilot project and Mayor... Read more
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The Buffalo News
New general manager of Buffalo Sewer Authority namedOluwole A. “OJ” McFoy, a licensed professional engineer, Wednesday was named Ge
New general manager of Buffalo Sewer Authority named
The Buffalo News / Posted 7 days ago
Oluwole A. “OJ” McFoy, a licensed professional engineer, Wednesday was named General Manager of the Buffalo Sewer Authority. McFoy replaces former general manager David P. Comerford, who recently retired from the position he held for almost 10... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Six Buffalo police officers promotedBuffalo Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda administered the oaths of office to
Six Buffalo police officers promoted
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
Buffalo Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda administered the oaths of office to six police officers who were elevated to new ranks during a promotion ceremony at the Buffalo Police Academy on Tuesday afternoon. Mayor Byron W. Brown welcomed new... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Mascia is suspended as tenant commissionerJoseph A. Mascia is suspended from his post as tenant commissioner at the Buffa
Mascia is suspended as tenant commissioner
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
Joseph A. Mascia is suspended from his post as tenant commissioner at the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority pending a hearing to determine whether he will be removed from the board for his racist rant against the city’s African-American... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Information session on SolarCity jobs WednesdayAn information session on SolarCity job opportunities will be held from 2 to 4
Information session on SolarCity jobs Wednesday
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
An information session on SolarCity job opportunities will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Buffalo Employment and Training Center, 7 Goodell St. Information will be provided to city residents on training and skills needed to get hired at... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Mascia claims Kearns also involved in jobs offerJoseph A. Mascia was first to offer Friday morning quarterbacking of the someti
Mascia claims Kearns also involved in jobs offer
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
Joseph A. Mascia was first to offer Friday morning quarterbacking of the sometimes raucous Thursday night Fillmore District Common Council debate. After saying on Thursday that incumbent David A. Franczyk had offered him a job if he dropped out of... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo launches next phase of recycling initiativeThe next phase of Buffalo’s recycling campaign was launched Monday and includes
Buffalo launches next phase of recycling initiative
The Buffalo News / Posted 15 days ago
The next phase of Buffalo’s recycling campaign was launched Monday and includes simple messages in print, on billboards and bus shelters in highly-trafficked neighborhoods, Mayor Byron W. Brown announced. The “34andMore Buffalo Recycles” is geared... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Cash has broad support in fractious district – at least for nowSuperintendent candidate Kriner Cash will likely have full support from members
Cash has broad support in fractious district – at least for now
The Buffalo News / Posted 16 days ago
Superintendent candidate Kriner Cash will likely have full support from members of the Buffalo School Board when they meet Tuesday to vote on his appointment. The candidate also has what might seem like unlikely backing from those on both sides of... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Cash has broad support in factious district – at least for nowSuperintendent candidate Kriner Cash will likely have full support from members
Cash has broad support in factious district – at least for now
The Buffalo News / Posted 16 days ago
Superintendent candidate Kriner Cash will likely have full support from members of the Buffalo School Board when they meet Tuesday to vote on his appointment. The candidate also has what might seem like unlikely backing from those on both sides of... Read more
5 related stories
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The Buffalo News
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visits BuffaloBan Ki-moon may not be a household name. But as Secretary-General of the Unite
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visits Buffalo
The Buffalo News / Posted 19 days ago
Ban Ki-moon may not be a household name. But as Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban is an international rock star in the realm of world affairs – the Mick Jagger of international diplomacy. Which begged the question: Why was he in Buffalo... Read more
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The Buffalo News
U.N. Secretary-General visits Buffalo, just to look aroundBan Ki-moon may not be a household name. But as Secretary-General of the Unite
U.N. Secretary-General visits Buffalo, just to look around
The Buffalo News / Posted 19 days ago
Ban Ki-moon may not be a household name. But as Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban is an international rock star in the realm of world affairs – the Mick Jagger of international diplomacy. Which begged the question: Why was he in Buffalo... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner says her city needs a $15 fast-food wage"Syracuse has one of the highest poverty rates in the United States, at nearly
Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner says her city needs a $15 fast-food wage
The Post-Standard / Posted 20 days ago
"Syracuse has one of the highest poverty rates in the United States, at nearly 34 percent of all residents. That's up from 27 percent a decade ago," Miner wrote. "Tragically, Buffalo and Rochester have similar statistics. That's one reason I welcomed... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Out-of-towners visiting Buffalo for economic development inspirationIt was a morning of “show and tell” for more than 100 government and economic d
Out-of-towners visiting Buffalo for economic development inspiration
The Buffalo News / Posted 22 days ago
It was a morning of “show and tell” for more than 100 government and economic development leaders who came to Buffalo for inspiration. But the order was reversed, with elected officials first telling guests at the Upstate Revitalization Conference... Read more
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The Buffalo News
New film being shot in BuffaloBuffalo is set to make yet another appearance on the silver screen. Mayor Byro
New film being shot in Buffalo
The Buffalo News / Posted 27 days ago
Buffalo is set to make yet another appearance on the silver screen. Mayor Byron W. Brown on Thursday afternoon joined director Jon Abrahams, lead actress Erika Christensen and director of photography Matt Quinn to announce production plans for “Two... Read more
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Artvoice
Mayor Brown Announces Latest New Film Production in Buffalo, Extras NeededThe following is a press release about the latest film production happening in
Mayor Brown Announces Latest New Film Production in Buffalo, Extras Needed
Artvoice / Posted 27 days ago
The following is a press release about the latest film production happening in our city. Since I’m always happy to highlight the exciting work of Buffalo artists and keep readers informed about events in our filmmaking community I thought it would be... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Chowing down for charity: Local animal lovers leap at SPCA biscuit challengeRemember last summer’s ice bucket challenge, when people dumped pails of ice wa
Chowing down for charity: Local animal lovers leap at SPCA biscuit challenge
The Buffalo News / Posted a month ago
Remember last summer’s ice bucket challenge, when people dumped pails of ice water on their heads to raise funds for ALS? The videos went viral. This year, people will be chowing down – on dog biscuits – for the local SPCA. Just like the ice-bucket... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Cracking the $100,000 pay ceilingLet’s call this “The Unofficial Guide to Making a Six-Figure Salary in Local Go
Cracking the $100,000 pay ceiling
The Buffalo News / Posted 1 months ago
Let’s call this “The Unofficial Guide to Making a Six-Figure Salary in Local Government.” ¶ Hint: You don’t have to run for election to get there. ¶ Another hint: Taking a job as a city or suburban police officer or city firefighter might be a good... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Mayor Brown cites progress in removing graffitiUsing one of the city’s news anti-graffiti weapons, a $1,200 power washer, Mayo
Mayor Brown cites progress in removing graffiti
The Buffalo News / Posted 1 months ago
Using one of the city’s news anti-graffiti weapons, a $1,200 power washer, Mayor Byron W. Brown sprayed graffiti off the face of a bridge abutment facing the Riverwalk off Niagara Street in the Black Rock section Friday afternoon. “As Buffalo... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Tenant organizations seek Mascia’s resignationTwo tenant organizations representing Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority resid
Tenant organizations seek Mascia’s resignation
The Buffalo News / Posted 1 months ago
Two tenant organizations representing Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority residents voted overwhelmingly Friday to request Joseph A. Mascia step down as a BMHA tenant commissioner. The vote was 17-1, with three abstentions, and followed a lengthy... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Paladino comes to Mascia’s defenseCarl P. Paladino, a member of the Buffalo School Board overseeing a district th
Paladino comes to Mascia’s defense
The Buffalo News / Posted 1 months ago
Carl P. Paladino, a member of the Buffalo School Board overseeing a district that is 50 percent African-American, doubled down on his support of Joseph A. Mascia, defending his use of the “N-word” to describe several African-American politicians,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
David Comerford retires from city serviceDavid P. Comerford, a long-time city employee from a politically-active South B
David Comerford retires from city service
The Buffalo News / Posted 1 months ago
David P. Comerford, a long-time city employee from a politically-active South Buffalo family, retired from City Hall, where he has served as head of the Buffalo Sewer Authority during the Brown administration. Comerford, 60, quietly retired last... Read more
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The Buffalo News
David Comerford retires from city serviceComerford, 60, quietly retired last Friday, ending a government career that goe
David Comerford retires from city service
The Buffalo News / Posted 1 months ago
Comerford, 60, quietly retired last Friday, ending a government career that goes back to the Griffin Administration. Comerford was among the few current department heads with the Brown Administration since Mayor Byron W. Brown first took office in... Read more

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