43 North contracts with at least three recruitment firms to identify Director

The publicly funded business plan competition known as 43 North, has contracted with no fewer than three separate recruitment firms to identify its next Executive Director, raising serious questions about how ‘economic development’ funds are being spent. Executive Director John Gavigan last

County Executive

Jacobs declines to run, as “Draft Dixon” effort heats up

Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs, thought to be the GOP’s strongest challenger to incumbent County Executive Mark Poloncarz, has declined to run for higher office this year. “It’s just not the right time for me,” Jacobs is quoted as saying to