Media

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 Buffalo Chronicle

CBC interviews publisher of The Buffalo Chronicle

The investigative reporter Andrea Bellemare of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, a state-funded news network, posed several questions to Matthew Ricchiazzi, the publisher of The Buffalo Chronicle.  Here’s that interview in its entirety.  What prompted you to start publishing stories about

The Buffalo Chronicle

Toronto Star interviews Buffalo Chronicle publisher

Marco Chown Oved, an investigative reporter with The Toronto Star, posed several questions to Matthew Ricchiazzi, the publisher of The Buffalo Chronicle, this week.  Those responses are published here unedited and in their entirety.  Where did The Buffalo Chronicle come from? I founded The

Education

Paladino grasps at straws as removal hearing nears

Disgraced school board member Carl Paladino, who is likely to be removed from the board at a State Education Department hearing scheduled for June 22nd in Albany, won a small victory this week.  Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia approved a request by

Today's Take

As Trump scapegoats refugee families…

BY JOE GENCO –Interested in learning more about eating the food that surrounds you? Join Eric Cornell, Euell Gibbons and me from 12-3 today at Ashker’s. Register here. Soon I will give up shaving my armpits. OK, I made up the

Niagara Falls

Olmsted has left the region’s best Olmsted park

BY FRANK PARLATO The Empire State Development Corp.will be issuing a request for proposals to build “greater outdoor activities” on Goat Island, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Build on Goat Island. “[T]hat will boost tourism and give people an international

Today's Take

A threatening crescendo

BY JOE GENCO –I read this 1,100-word article from NPR, hoping for clarity, but there was none — the Women’s March in Washington doesn’t appear to be doing more than striking a threatening crescendo, “if you think we are mad

Today's Take

A short take on today’s news

BY JOE GENCO –Carl Paladino lays out his motivations, and his views on how to make life better for the 1 in 2 children living in Buffalo poverty. http://artvoice.com/…/morally-bankrupt-board-education-bu…/… –When defendants attack: Frank Parlato, under indictment from a US Attorney,

Today's Take

A short take on today’s news

BY JOE GENCO –Snow Roll. Bike riding in the cold. Noon. Be there. http://slowrollbuffalo.org/site-map-snow-roll-barrel-facto…/ –Alan Bedenko glibly gloats as Chris Collins bleats and croaks about e-mails attacked and hacked. Bedenko has a point: Republicans want everything investigated until it’s something that