Common Council

Operatives begin contemplating challengers to Feroleto following Scajaquada vote

When the City Council voted last month to ask the state to improve its designs for a proposed reconstruction of the Scajaquada Expressway through Delaware Park, Joel Feroleto — who represents the Delaware District — was the only person to

NY Senate

Coppola says stop bashing teachers

Senator Al Coppola, the Democrat running for State Senate against Republican Chris Jacobs, is disgusted with the way that today’s political discourse has wrongly bashed teachers in the media, often using hard working career professionals as political scapegoats — for purposes that often have little to do

NY Senate

60th district is hardly a lock for Jacobs

BY TONY FARINA The 60th District State Senate race has it all:  what appears to be a serious GOP primary challenge from Kevin Stocker to the endorsed candidate, Chris Jacobs; a Democratic primary contest including upstart community activist Amber Small,

NY Senate

A primary of consequence for Democrats in the 60th district

BY MATT RICCHIAZZI The retired State Senator and widely respected elder statesman of local politics, Al Coppola is seeking the Democratic Party nomination for the 60th district seat — a swing district that frequently determines control of the legislative chamber

District Attorney

Farina: District Attorney, 60th Senate district are races to watch

BY TONY FARINA Amber Small …Senate candidate turning heads Flynn Shows Momentum in DA’s Race, Gets PBA Endorsement Tonawanda Town Attorney John Flynn, who is the endorsed Democratic, Conservative, and Working Families candidate for Erie County district attorney, picked up

NY Senate

Amber Small is going hard in the in 60th district

BY TONY FARINA Community activist Amber Small, a relative political newcomer, is running an aggressive grassroots-oriented campaign in her bid to win the kind of support that will help her land the Democratic Party endorsement for the 60th District State