Hochul is open to creating a ‘South Harbor’ development corporation

(December 25, 2021) — Governor Kathy Hochul is open to creating a second economic development corporation in Buffalo that will be tasked with waterfront transformation, in order to complement and accelerate the type of work that is being done by


Larry Quinn should broker a Bass Pro deal with Seneca Gaming

Buffalo developer Larry Quinn has, at times, been a catalytic force for change in Western New York — whether in real estate, major league sports, or education policy.  He is universally respected across the political spectrum, perhaps aside from small


Sharp change of tone on school board after Orfield report

The tone was subdued after the presentation of Dr. Gary Orfeild, a national civil rights expert who was charged with investigating the the selection process that governs admissions to the city’s highest performing schools. The system has resulted in one


School board contemplates the search for next Superintendent

The Executive Affairs committee of the Buffalo School Board had a sometimes heated discussion this evening contemplating the search and selection of the next Superintendent. The minority bloc of the school board is pushing for a national search, while the


Larry Quinn refuses to let BPS teacher speak at public meeting

Buffalo School Board member and high-profile area businessman Larry Quinn is coming under intense criticism across the political spectrum for his behavior a at public meeting held on February 4, 2015. As Kevin Gibson, a Buffalo teacher, prepares to speak


Buffalo BOE member Sharon Belton-Cottman crossed ethics line

By: Mike Madigan Prior to the 28 January, 2015 Buffalo Public School BOE meeting – board member Sharon Belton-Cottman e-mailed and supported distribution of a highly racist and inappropriate flier. Such actions by any board member, regardless of race, must