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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Re-Imagining of Buffalo, by Mayor Byron Brown

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Re-Imagining of Buffalo, by Mayor Byron Brown

Mayor Byron W. Brown, Special to The Record
May 12, 2017
Filed under City & Region, Letters to the Editor, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase

I was recently asked to be a guest lecturer at a history class taught by North District Common Councilmember Joseph Golombek at Buffalo State College. He suggested I talk about how my Administration has changed the City of Buffalo, focusing on initiatives and investments that impact millennials. When...

Forced Campus Walk housing unfair to senior students

Forced Campus Walk housing unfair to senior students

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
May 3, 2017
Filed under City & Region, Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories, Student Experience

Campus Walk is the newest building at Buffalo State, and it is primarily being used to house the seniors that are being forced off of campus. Seniors are leaving the campus because of a new residence life rule. “Beginning next academic year, Fall 2017, senior standing students (90 credits or more) wi...

Society must entirely re-think local print journalism

Society must entirely re-think local print journalism

Dan Almasi, Executive Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under City & Region, NEWS, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society

It’s no secret that journalism is in a bad place, but still, too few understand how bad it truly is, and even fewer fully grasp the potential ramifications of insufficient news coverage on affected communities. Journalism on a local level is no longer profitable in its current business model. In...

The ‘Uber question’ is lacking answers

The ‘Uber question’ is lacking answers

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
March 11, 2017
Filed under City & Region, Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories

New York City is one of the busiest cities in the world. With 8 million people crammed into this space, getting around was a real problem. Though, one revolutionary app took care of that problem. Uber, a ridesharing app, has drivers around the area and can be easily charged to a debit/credit card...

Proud to call Buffalo home as the city returns to former glory

Michael Read, Staff Writer
November 9, 2016
Filed under City & Region, Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories

No matter where we come from, we all have pride in our hometowns. Pride in our high school. Pride in ourselves when we say we came from whatever city or town. But to me, when I say I’m from Buffalo, I have more than pride. It’s an honor. Buffalo is known as the "City of Good Neighbors," "The...

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