Civil Rights

A proper sense of priorities

Cowardice asks the question, is it safe? Expediency asks the question, is it politic? Vanity asks the question, is it popular? But, conscience asks the question, is it right? And there comes a time when we must take a position

Education

Nevergold: “The majority says No”

BY DR. BARBARA SEALS-NEVERGOLD By this time, many of you know that in December 2015, the Governor’s Common Core Task Force released a landmark report condemning the implementation of the Common Core State Standards and its aligned curriculum and standardized tests.  In

Congress

Secret Eddie Egriu campaign video surfaces

Eddie Egriu, the popular Buffalo businessman who ran a spirited campaign for Congress two years ago before being removed from the ballot on contrived legal grounds, is considering another run against a lackluster incumbent with a shallow base of support. A secret

Education

Scathing State audit hits ECC hard

BY TONY FARINA, The Niagara Falls Reporter The long-awaited state audit of Erie Community College (ECC) has now been released and it confirms much of what we have reported over the last several months about the management problems at the college

Congress

2016 will be a big year in politics

As we look forward to 2016, the election calendar dictates that it will be a big year in politics — especially for Western New York. The Presidency It’s a presidential election year, so expect turnout to be high in the general election for