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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...

Build Smart NY aims to reduce emissions, save millions

Mike Provenzano, Reporter
March 5, 2014
Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories

The air around campus will soon be much cleaner thanks to a new partnership between the New York Power Authority and the State University of New York. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced last month that SUNY Buffalo State is one of 10 campuses participating in the program dubbed “Build Smart NY.”...

College students have to pay, why shouldn’t convicted felons?

Caitlin Kupiec, Staff Writer
February 26, 2014
Filed under OPINION, Recent Stories

Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently proposed a plan for taxpayers to fund college classes in New York prisons, saying a college degree will reduce the likelihood of an inmate returning to a life of crime when released. So, as I type this out, thousands of dollars in student loan debt, just three months away...

Educating inmates provides rehabilitating environment in prisons

Angelica Rodriguez, Culture Editor
February 26, 2014
Filed under OPINION, Recent Stories

Gov. Andrew Cuomo polarized the entire state Feb. 16 when he announced that New York would fund higher education for prison inmates. Many believe this move will supply inmates with the tools they need to live law-abiding lives after their release. Others believe prisoners are being rewarded for breaking...

A later startup for Start-up New York

A later startup for Start-up New York

Andrew Manzella, Associate News Editor
February 18, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

Empire State Development has delayed the Start-Up NY program, which was supposed to start up officially Jan. 1. The agency has not yet accepted applications by business owners to be considered for the tax-relief program. According to the Economic Research and Development Office, businesses admitted...

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