Byron Brown may run for Comptroller, if Stringer enters primary against DiNapoli

Fresh off an unprecedented write-in election victory, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown is considering a run for State Comptroller against Long Island incumbent Tom DiNapoli and is likely to announce his candidacy if former New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer decides to


Marine Drive residents prefer Paladino over BMHA as their landlord

Residents of Marine Drive Apartments — Buffalo’s largest public housing complex — prefer that Carl Paladino‘s Ellicott Development was their landlord, rather than the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority (BMHA), at a rate of more than 2 to 1, privately conducted


Harig to decide on school board run after the holidays

Austin Harig, the young candidate who nearly ousted Buffalo developer Carl Paladino from office at the ballot box — despite being underfunded and receiving no support from establishment organizations — is considering another run for the Board of Education’s Park

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Paladino could run for Burke’s seat on the county legislature

Patrick Burke was elected to the State Assembly last month, vacating his seat on the County Legislature representing District 7, which encompasses South Buffalo and most of Cheektowaga.  While the district enjoys a substantial enrollment advantage for Democrats, many Republicans


Paladino is considering a run for Congress in NY’s 26th district

Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino, the 2010 Republican nominee for Governor of New York, is in talks with Erie County Republican Chairman Nick Langworthy to secure the party’s nomination for Congress in New York’s 26th congressional district.  Paladino is being encouraged


Following governance crisis, Nevergold begins to stabilize Buffalo schools

Board of Education President Dr. Barbara Seals-Nevergold has gracefully managed a series of public relations crisis wrought by fellow board member Carl Paladino‘s deplorable political antics.  In recent months she has asked State Education Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia to remove Paladino from the


Nevergold to Paladino: “You’re fired”

Dr. Barbara Seals-Nevergold, the school board president, is being floated as a candidate for State Senate following a special meeting convened to discuss controversial remarks made by Carl Paladino in Artvoice last week. The developer has since apologized for the remarks. A motion


Carl Paladino responds to controversial remarks

Editor’s note: Along with dozens of others, Carl Paladino was asked by Artvoice to answer four questions about the coming year. Respondents answers were published on 12/22/16. []   Paladino’s comments about Barak and Michele Obama were labeled as ‘racist’ by


At 18, Austin Harig with a bold political debut

BY CAROLETTE MEADOWS Eighteen year old Hutch Tech student, Austin Harig is young, bright, and talented. But for some, his youth is an unforgiving obstacle. Despite the cynics, Harig has demonstrated a wisdom far beyond his years. Harig participated in


Mascia may run for school board

BY C.B. MILLER Housing Commissioner Joe Mascia is considering a run for the Central District seat on Buffalo’s Board of Education. Dwayne Kelly, an activist who once circulated a letter in support of Carl Paladino under the pen name “Herman,” has already announced


Union goons line up behind Mecozzi

BY C.B. MILLER Jennifer Mecozzi has announced her intention to seek the Board of Education’s West District seat currently held by James Sampson, a member of Carl Paladino’s majority bloc. The education activist Adrian Fitzgerald Harris, who is not aligned