Education

Quinn leads $100k-plus earners at ECC

BY TONY FARINA If there’s a financial crisis at Erie Community College, as certainly appears the case, there’s no sign of it if you take a look at the salaries at the college headed by President Jack Quinn at $192,500

Urban Design

Paladino must step up on urban design

THE EDITORIAL BOARD Developer Carl Paladino must step up the quality of his company’s proposals with respect to urban design. In recent months, Paladino has riled preservationists after a $75 million Ellicott Development proposal would have demolished a historic property at Pearl and Tupper

Erie County Democrats

Headquarters Democrats to endorse Fylnn for DA

BY TONY FARINA It appears that Tonawanda Town Attorney John Flynn is the likely choice for endorsement by the Erie County Democratic Party’s Executive Committee for the job of district attorney over three other candidates, including acting DA Michael Flaherty.

Zeitgeist

Wehrle Diner plans Ash Wednesday fish fry

BY TONY FARINA Ash Wednesday, a mostly Catholic observance where ashes on the forehead are a reminder of our mortality, marks the beginning of Lent and in recognition of the special occasion next Wednesday, Feb. 10, the new owners of

Economy

Sunbelt business brokers look for the right fit

 BY TONY FARINA “This business changes destinies,” says Cal Lawson, president and co-owner of Amherst-based Sunbelt Business Brokers who has spent more than 24 years evaluating people and entrepreneurial opportunities across Western New York and beyond, looking for the right

Environment

Pridgen must apologize for putting tenants at risk

THE EDITORIAL BOARD Councilman Darius Pridgen is circulating a two paragraph legal opinion on social media, appearing to be on the stationary of Harter, Secrest & Emory, making the claim that the residents at his True Bethel Townhomes development are not at risk