Make every school a charter school

THE EDITORIAL BOARD Improving public education: No issue is more entrenched in the wild and unruly machinations of New York State’s politics, nor is any issue more central to our economic recovery and our ability to be competitive in the

NY Senate

Rus Thompson slams Chris Jacobs on Grand Island tolls

Grand Island’s high profile anti-tax activist Rus Thompson is slamming freshman State Senator Chris Jacobs.  Not only does Jacobs want to keep the New York State Thruway tolls at both the North and South Grand Island Bridges, but he also


Ricchiazzi cuts ties with Parlato publications

Matthew Ricchiazzi, who retains a controlling interest in The Buffalo Chronicle, is canceling a content sharing agreement with Frank Parlato, Jr. and three of his publications, including Artvoice, The Niagara Falls Reporter, the South Buffalo News and the Lackawanna Front

The Farina Files

Mosey kickoff event next Thursday at Kleinhans

BY TONY FARINA Acea Mosey, the public administrator running for Erie County surrogate judge, will officially launch her campaign on Thursday at Kleinhans Music Hall with a grand fundraiser featuring signature dishes from 15 of the area’s top restaurants and

Niagara Falls

Roscetti fundraiser draws overflow Crowd

BY TONY FARINA It was a full house last Thursday at the Hyde Park Ice Pavilion for Alan Roscetti’s kickoff fundraiser in his campaign for Niagara Falls City Court judge. Roscetti, a 37-year-old Niagara County public defender and private practice

Today's Take

It can’t be as horrific as it seems so far

BY JOE GENCO –It’s only been 13 days, and everywhere I look, I find another story mocking, chiding or criticizing Trump’s decisions. Many of our Conservative or Republican blog followers, like Richard Neidrauer and Richard Meyershave drifted away. Where should I be looking