Monthly Archives: January 2018

  • WNY woman celebrates 104th birthday

    WNY woman celebrates 104th birthday LANCASTER, N.Y. (WIVB) – A WNY woman celebrated her 104th birthday on Thursday. Ola Benzee- “Bee Zee” to her friends- celebrated with a party at the Greenfield Terrace Continuing Care Community in Lancaster. Benzee said she didn’t expect to be so popular in this…

  • Andreatta: Amazon headquarters bid in Rochester was doomed but worthwhile

    Andreatta: Amazon headquarters bid in Rochester was doomed but worthwhile It's no surprise that Rochester is out of the running for Amazon's HQ2. The pursuit was ill-fated, but it paid dividends.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Andreatta: Amazon headquarters bid in Rochester was doomed but…

  • Albany mayor envisions revitalization at the neighborhood level

    Albany mayor envisions revitalization at the neighborhood level ALBANY – Echoing themes from her swearing-in ceremony earlier this month, Mayor Kathy Sheehan laid out a list of her accomplishments over the last couple of years and a vision for the city that she described as powerful if not “sexy,”…

  • Mahan addresses Colonie's infrastructure, parks and traffic in State of the Town talk

    Mahan addresses Colonie's infrastructure, parks and traffic in State of the Town talk Colonie Town Supervisor Paula Mahan highlighted infrastructure improvements, park renovations and traffic studies during her State of the Town address at Thursday’s town board meeting. “Today we’re on solid ground and experiencing unprecedented success,” she said.…

  • Grand Island town supervisor joins four other Dems to challenge Chris Collins

    Grand Island town supervisor joins four other Dems to challenge Chris Collins Nate McMurray is one of five Democrats in the running for the 27th Congressional District seat.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Grand Island town supervisor joins four other Dems to challenge Chris Collins

  • State amends Erie Canal tree-clearing plan

    State amends Erie Canal tree-clearing plan After negotiations with local governments, state now says it will redirect resources to clearing underbrush and removing already dead trees.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News State amends Erie Canal tree-clearing plan

  • House passes short-term spending bill as government shutdown looms

    House passes short-term spending bill as government shutdown looms (CBS) – The House on Thursday passed a GOP-backed short-term spending bill that would fund the government through Feb. 16. The vote was 230-197, with a handful of Republicans voting against the measure. Both chambers of Congress have until Friday…

  • Scholar Athlete: Molly Wolfgang

    Scholar Athlete: Molly Wolfgang History was made in November for Allegany – Limestone girl’s soccer. The 6 seed in the state tournament pulling off the upset in the finals.. and bringing home the title as best in class C. “At the beggining of the season we joked around said…

  • VIDEO: President/CEO of Invest Buffalo Niagara talks Amazon proposal

    VIDEO: President/CEO of Invest Buffalo Niagara talks Amazon proposal (WIVB) – Amazon has released its list of 20 potential locations for its new headquarters- and the Buffalo/Rochester area didn’t make the list. Tom Kucharski, president and CEO of “Invest Buffalo Niagara” stopped by the News 4 studio Thursday to…