Opinion

Why not build a border wall?

BY NORBERT RUG All in all it was, just a brick in the wall. Pink Floyd, 1979. The internet is filled with pictures of refugees amassing at the U.S-Mexico border in California. But many of them haven’t been able to

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Opinion

The thing about remotes

BY NORBERT RUG “As close to home as your VCR”: Remote Control (Movie) (1988). As I sit here typing I look over at my end table and see four remotes. I also have a cordless phone there. It is not

Opinion

Unsubscribe me, again

BY NORBERT RUG They start early in the morning. A sound wakes me up from a sound sleep and I’m still in a fog. I don’t remember setting my alarm clock for this early in the morning and I slap

Housing Authority

Brown should demolish WWII-era housing project

THE EDITORIAL BOARD The Commodore Perry Homes is a vast public housing complex that is half abandoned — with 212 apartments vacant and uninhabitable. The Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority had pursued a federal grant nearly 10 years ago to redevelop

Opinion

Gleed: Pay attention, this is not a democracy

BY THOMAS ERROL GLEED As of 4:30pm yesterday afternoon, Muslim Green Card holders, that is resident legal aliens from certain countries, were prohibited from reentering the country for 90 days if they happened to be traveling. They were detained at airports and prohibited

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