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The Buffalo News
Frying fish in a food truck becomes family affairTruck Thursdays in Niagara Square. From 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays, you’ll fi
Frying fish in a food truck becomes family affair
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 hours ago
Truck Thursdays in Niagara Square. From 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays, you’ll find it parked behind City Hall, where Mayor Byron W. Brown regularly orders a chicken hoagie. Deanna Johnson: That’s definitely up for debate. Are you trying to get us... Read more
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The Buffalo News
More than 2,200 show up for Buffalo police examthe city and police union, requires new officers to maintain a residency in the
More than 2,200 show up for Buffalo police exam
The Buffalo News / Posted 7 days ago
the city and police union, requires new officers to maintain a residency in the city for at least seven years. Mayor Byron W. Brown said the residency requirement was important to residents. The change will allow more members of the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
2,000 show up for Buffalo police examthe city and police union, requires new officers to maintain a residency in the
2,000 show up for Buffalo police exam
The Buffalo News / Posted 7 days ago
the city and police union, requires new officers to maintain a residency in the city for at least seven years. Mayor Byron W. Brown said the residency requirement was important to residents. The change will allow more members of the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Battle over Fruit Belt parking ends with compromiserespect the wishes of the residents who live in this iconic neighborhood, some
Battle over Fruit Belt parking ends with compromise
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
respect the wishes of the residents who live in this iconic neighborhood, some having lived here their entire lives,” Mayor Byron W. Brown after the bill got final legislative approval in the Senate Friday. State lawmakers finishing up their... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Battle over Fruit Belt parking ends in residents’ favorrespect the wishes of the residents who live in this iconic neighborhood, some
Battle over Fruit Belt parking ends in residents’ favor
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
respect the wishes of the residents who live in this iconic neighborhood, some having lived here their entire lives,” Mayor Byron W. Brown after the bill got final legislative approval in the Senate Friday. State lawmakers finishing up their... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Public entitled to see videos of cellblock attack, open government expert saysa city cellblock attendant attacking a handcuffed prisoner as two police office
Public entitled to see videos of cellblock attack, open government expert says
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
a city cellblock attendant attacking a handcuffed prisoner as two police officers watched, but police officials and Mayor Byron W. Brown reiterated Thursday that the videos will not be released until a federal investigation and trial are... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Public entitled to see videos of Buffalo cellblock attendant’s attack on handcuffed prisoner, says expert on right to knowa city cellblock attendant attacking a handcuffed prisoner as two police office
Public entitled to see videos of Buffalo cellblock attendant’s attack on handcuffed prisoner, says expert on right to know
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
a city cellblock attendant attacking a handcuffed prisoner as two police officers watched, but police officials and Mayor Byron W. Brown reiterated Thursday that the videos will not be released until a federal investigation and trial are... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Public has right to see videos of Buffalo cellblock attendant’s attack on handcuffed prisoner, state’s top FOIL official saysa city cellblock attendant attacking a handcuffed prisoner as two police office
Public has right to see videos of Buffalo cellblock attendant’s attack on handcuffed prisoner, state’s top FOIL official says
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
a city cellblock attendant attacking a handcuffed prisoner as two police officers watched, but police officials and Mayor Byron W. Brown reiterated Thursday that the videos will not be released until a federal investigation and trial are... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Council salaries boosted by $5,000 as stipends are increasedbut cannot raise its base salaries. Elected officials in Buffalo have not had
Council salaries boosted by $5,000 as stipends are increased
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 days ago
but cannot raise its base salaries. Elected officials in Buffalo have not had a salary increase since 1997. Mayor Byron W. Brown currently earns $105,000 annually, while Comptroller Mark J.F. Schroeder earns $88,412. Lawmakers also... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Results of BMHA election won’t be known for days – if thenrequiring attorneys for Mascia, the city and the BMHA to return to court July 1
Results of BMHA election won’t be known for days – if then
The Buffalo News / Posted 11 days ago
requiring attorneys for Mascia, the city and the BMHA to return to court July 13 for a hearing addressing whether Mayor Byron W. Brown had the authority to remove Mascia from office, and also whether the BMHA was right in banning Mascia from... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo hired security firm that employed Orlando shooter to guard City HallTuesday. “You wonder how comprehensive their background check is,” said Rivera
Buffalo hired security firm that employed Orlando shooter to guard City Hall
The Buffalo News / Posted 11 days ago
Tuesday. “You wonder how comprehensive their background check is,” said Rivera, a former Buffalo police officer. Mayor Byron W. Brown said the city is satisfied with the contract it has negotiated with G4S and that city police also will conduct... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo vigil adds voice in honor of Orlando mass shooting victimsmass shooting early Sunday at the gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando, Fla. Followi
Buffalo vigil adds voice in honor of Orlando mass shooting victims
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
mass shooting early Sunday at the gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando, Fla. Following an opening prayer and song, Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown noted that the crowd had gathered in Niagara Square – a public place of love, peace and respect for... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Mascia’s bid to delay Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority tenant vote is rejectedthat would have postponed the election until the court ruled on Mascia’s challe
Mascia’s bid to delay Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority tenant vote is rejected
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
that would have postponed the election until the court ruled on Mascia’s challenge to his removal from the board by Mayor Byron W. Brown. Michalski agreed to sign the show-cause order but not to hold up the voting on Mascia’s behalf. “I’m pleased... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Judge rejects Mascia’s request to delay BMHA tenant electionthat would have postponed the election until the court ruled on Mascia’s challe
Judge rejects Mascia’s request to delay BMHA tenant election
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
that would have postponed the election until the court ruled on Mascia’s challenge to his removal from the board by Mayor Byron W. Brown. Michalski agreed to sign the show-cause order but not to hold up the voting on Mascia’s behalf. “I’m pleased... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Judge rejects Mascia’s request to delay Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority tenant electionthat would have postponed the election until the court ruled on Mascia’s challe
Judge rejects Mascia’s request to delay Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority tenant election
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
that would have postponed the election until the court ruled on Mascia’s challenge to his removal from the board by Mayor Byron W. Brown. Michalski agreed to sign the show-cause order but not to hold up the voting on Mascia’s behalf. “I’m pleased... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Outspoken ousted housing commissioner loses bid to delay tenant electionthat would have postponed the elections until the court ruled on Mascia’s chall
Outspoken ousted housing commissioner loses bid to delay tenant election
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
that would have postponed the elections until the court ruled on Mascia’s challenge to his removal from the board by Mayor Byron W. Brown. Michalski agreed to sign the show cause order but not to hold up the voting on Mascia’s behalf. There are... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Vigils for Orlando shooting victims planned in Niagara Square, Niagara Falls mosquewill be held early Monday evening in Niagara Square. A program will begin at 6
Vigils for Orlando shooting victims planned in Niagara Square, Niagara Falls mosque
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
will be held early Monday evening in Niagara Square. A program will begin at 6:30 p.m. and include remarks from Mayor Byron W. Brown, State Sen. Tim Kennedy, acting Erie County District Attorney Michael J. Flaherty Jr., Patti Jones of Spectrum... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Vigil for Orlando shooting victims planned for Niagara Squarewill be held early Monday evening in Niagara Square. A program will begin at 6
Vigil for Orlando shooting victims planned for Niagara Square
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
will be held early Monday evening in Niagara Square. A program will begin at 6:30 p.m. and include remarks from Mayor Byron W. Brown, State Sen. Tim Kennedy, acting Erie County District Attorney Michael J. Flaherty Jr., Patti Jones of Spectrum... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Security stepped up in Buffalo following Orlando massacreNiagara Frontier Transportation Authority did not immediately respond to a requ
Security stepped up in Buffalo following Orlando massacre
The Buffalo News / Posted 13 days ago
Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Meanwhile, Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown on Sunday issued a statement saying: “As we continue to learn more about the tragic mass shooting in Orlando... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo Common Council members plan $5,000 rise in stipends for leadership rolesas well as the mayor and city comptroller. Elected officials in Buffalo have n
Buffalo Common Council members plan $5,000 rise in stipends for leadership roles
The Buffalo News / Posted 19 days ago
as well as the mayor and city comptroller. Elected officials in Buffalo have not had a salary increase since 1997. Mayor Byron W. Brown currently earns $105,000 annually, while Comptroller Mark J.F. Schroeder earns $88,412. Pridgen said that... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo police promotions include two new chiefsthe brightest, are hard workers and are dedicated to their profession and servi
Buffalo police promotions include two new chiefs
The Buffalo News / Posted 19 days ago
the brightest, are hard workers and are dedicated to their profession and serving the residents of our great city,” Mayor Byron W. Brown stated. Meanwhile, former Ferry-Fillmore District Chief Aaron V. Young will head the schools, housing and... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo Common Council members seek $5,000 increase in stipends for committee chairmanships, leadership postsas well as the mayor and city comptroller. Elected officials in Buffalo have n
Buffalo Common Council members seek $5,000 increase in stipends for committee chairmanships, leadership posts
The Buffalo News / Posted 19 days ago
as well as the mayor and city comptroller. Elected officials in Buffalo have not had a salary increase since 1997. Mayor Byron W. Brown currently earns $105,000 annually, while Comptroller Mark J.F. Schroeder earns $88,412. Pridgen said that... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Two new chiefs among four changes in Buffalo Police Department leadership poststhe brightest, are hard workers and are dedicated to their profession and servi
Two new chiefs among four changes in Buffalo Police Department leadership posts
The Buffalo News / Posted 19 days ago
the brightest, are hard workers and are dedicated to their profession and serving the residents of our great city,” Mayor Byron W. Brown stated. Meanwhile, former Ferry-Fillmore District Chief Aaron V. Young will head the schools, housing and... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo Police Department swears in new key leadersthe brightest, are hard workers and are dedicated to their profession and servi
Buffalo Police Department swears in new key leaders
The Buffalo News / Posted 19 days ago
the brightest, are hard workers and are dedicated to their profession and serving the residents of our great city,” Mayor Byron W. Brown stated. Meanwhile, former Ferry-Fillmore District Chief Aaron V. Young will head the schools, housing and... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Call us the City of Good Readersreading and learning, “This stretch of Washington has developed into a major h
Call us the City of Good Readers
The Buffalo News / Posted 22 days ago
reading and learning, “This stretch of Washington has developed into a major hub of vibrant literary activity,” Mayor Byron W. Brown said Friday in issuing a proclamation that designates the corridor. In addition the library, the stretch of... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Williamsville East High School alumnus gains ‘real seat at the table’ as SUNY student trusteethat best understands students.” Cohen joins fellow Western New Yorkers Eunice
Williamsville East High School alumnus gains ‘real seat at the table’ as SUNY student trustee
The Buffalo News / Posted 24 days ago
that best understands students.” Cohen joins fellow Western New Yorkers Eunice A. Lewin, Angelo M. Fatta and Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown on the SUNY board. Cohen’s term will expire June 1, 2017. His first meeting with the trustees is scheduled for... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo’s City Hall to install its first gender-neutral bathroomCity Hall will soon have its first official gender-neutral bathroom. Mayor Byr
Buffalo’s City Hall to install its first gender-neutral bathroom
The Buffalo News / Posted 25 days ago
City Hall will soon have its first official gender-neutral bathroom. Mayor Byron W. Brown said Tuesday – during an event to announce the beginning of Buffalo & Western New York Pride Week – that Buffalo has received several requests from the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
City Hall to set up its first gender-neutral bathroomCity Hall will soon have its first official gender-neutral bathroom. Mayor Byr
City Hall to set up its first gender-neutral bathroom
The Buffalo News / Posted 25 days ago
City Hall will soon have its first official gender-neutral bathroom. Mayor Byron W. Brown said Tuesday – during an event to announce the beginning of Buffalo & Western New York Pride Week – that Buffalo has received several requests from the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Ousted commissioner Mascia blasts mayor as ‘coward’ and ‘elitist’Ousted housing authority commissioner Joseph A. Mascia on Saturday blasted Mayo
Ousted commissioner Mascia blasts mayor as ‘coward’ and ‘elitist’
The Buffalo News / Posted 27 days ago
Ousted housing authority commissioner Joseph A. Mascia on Saturday blasted Mayor Byron W. Brown as a “coward” and an “elitist” who is disenfranchising public housing residents by kicking the tenant commissioner off the Buffalo Municipal Housing... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Saturday Artisan Market launches season at Canalsidep.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, through L
Saturday Artisan Market launches season at Canalside
The Buffalo News / Posted 28 days ago
p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, through Labor Day weekend. Also this weekend, Mayor Byron W. Brown announced the opening of nine splash pads for weekends only through the end of June. Starting June 27, the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Artisan market launches season at Canalsidep.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, through L
Artisan market launches season at Canalside
The Buffalo News / Posted 28 days ago
p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, through Labor Day weekend. Also this weekend, Mayor Byron W. Brown announced the opening of nine splash pads for weekends only through the end of June. Starting June 27, the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
In nod to muggy weather, area splash pads are opening earlythat nine splash pads will open for the holiday weekend – one month earlier tha
In nod to muggy weather, area splash pads are opening early
The Buffalo News / Posted 29 days ago
that nine splash pads will open for the holiday weekend – one month earlier than the scheduled July 1 opening date,”Mayor Byron W. Brown announced Friday. “It is important for residents, particularly our youth, to have places to cool off during... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Mayor removes Mascia from BMHA Board, calls him a ‘racist’Mayor Byron W. Brown Friday said he is removing suspended housing authority com
Mayor removes Mascia from BMHA Board, calls him a ‘racist’
The Buffalo News / Posted 29 days ago
Mayor Byron W. Brown Friday said he is removing suspended housing authority commissioner Joseph A. Mascia from the BMHA board based on an independent hearing officer’s recommendation. “It’s clear to me from the hearing officer’s findings that Mr.... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Mayor removes Joseph Mascia from BMHA Board, calls him a ‘racist’Mayor Byron W. Brown Friday said he is removing suspended housing authority Jos
Mayor removes Joseph Mascia from BMHA Board, calls him a ‘racist’
The Buffalo News / Posted 29 days ago
Mayor Byron W. Brown Friday said he is removing suspended housing authority Joseph A. Mascia from the BMHA board based on an independent hearing officer’s recommendation. “It’s clear to me from the hearing officer’s findings that Mr. Mascia is a... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Sources: Anchor Bar shooting suspect has been jailed since Saturdaydid not want to risk endangering the investigation before someone is charged.
Sources: Anchor Bar shooting suspect has been jailed since Saturday
The Buffalo News / Posted 29 days ago
did not want to risk endangering the investigation before someone is charged. Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda and Mayor Byron W. Brown earlier this week reiterated previous police statements that it was a targeted shooting. Derenda also had... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Anchor Bar shooting suspect has been jailed since Saturday, sources saydid not want to risk endangering the investigation before someone is charged.
Anchor Bar shooting suspect has been jailed since Saturday, sources say
The Buffalo News / Posted 30 days ago
did not want to risk endangering the investigation before someone is charged. Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda and Mayor Byron W. Brown earlier this week reiterated previous police statements that it was a targeted shooting. Derenda also had... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Police say Anchor Bar shooting suspect in custody since Saturdaydid not want to risk endangering the investigation before someone is charged.
Police say Anchor Bar shooting suspect in custody since Saturday
The Buffalo News / Posted 30 days ago
did not want to risk endangering the investigation before someone is charged. Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda and Mayor Byron W. Brown earlier this week reiterated previous police statements that it was a targeted shooting. Derenda also had... Read more
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