Civil Rights

The Black Lives Matter Movement and the 2016 Democratic Presidential Campaign

BY KATRINNA MARTIN-BORDEAUX Date: Saturday, March 26: Pratt Willard Community Center Location: 422 Pratt St Buffalo, NY 14204  Time: 12:30-2:00 Speakers Katrinna Martin- Bordeaux, Young Black Democrats of Western New York  Joan Simmons, Niagara Frontier Movement for the Advocacy of African American Human Rights  Lion


The conspiracy to destroy Joe Mascia unfolds

On Monday, the Buffalo Common Council met at their regularly scheduled caucus, where members review agenda items ahead of their Tuesday committee meetings. The meeting discussed the BMHA’s pending request for a $250,000 grant to cover its ongoing operating deficit

Niagara Falls

SolarCity financial woes leave spinoff in limbo

BY THE NIAGARA FALLS REPORTER The company at the center of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “Buffalo Billion” initiative and the stated reason Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster and city Planner Tom DeSantis spent $165,000 of taxpayers’ money on a largely worthless piece of

Niagara Falls

Dyster’s follies cost taxpayers

BY MIKE HUDSON For Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster, it’s not about the destination but the journey. Which is why, since taking office in January 2008, the city has been subjected to numerous and lengthy forays into the unknowable unknown,