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by Jim Heaney


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by Dan Telvock

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Fudoli pays overdue taxes

WGRZ, following up on Investigative Post story, reports the Lancaster supervisor is now current on all properties he owns directly.


Interview: Chris Jacobs

Chris Jacobs is that rare Republican who doesn’t hesitate to label himself a moderate or express his concern about his party’s shift to the far right. He took office as Erie County Clerk in January and is one of only two Republicans holding countywide office. (Sheriff Tim Howard is the other). Jacobs previously served 7 […]


Power and policy

iPost interview with Kevin Connor of the Public Accountability Initiative and Little Sis.


Interview: Watchdog researcher Kevin Connor

Kevin Connor is a research provocateur and one of the leading intellects in Buffalo’s burgeoning activist community.  The Boston native and 2005 graduate of Harvard University moved to Buffalo five years ago. Since then, he has launched two watchdog research organizations, the Public Accountability Initiative and LittleSis. His work has garnered press attention, both locally and nationally, […]


Primary night analysis

Jim Heaney offers his analysis on primary night winners and loser as part of WGRZ’s 11 p.m. newscast.


New boutique hotel downtown

Developer Rocco Termini is teaming with the owner of the Pearl Street Grill & Brewery to convert the Webb Lofts from apartments to a hotel to accommodate the restaurant’s booming banquet business.


Updating $1 billion economic aid package

Regional Economic Development Council on Monday outlined progress in putting Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s pledge into action. Six targeted industry sectors and public initiatives have been identified, and over next two months the council will establish a five-year blueprint and select three to five “signature” projects that will be implemented next year.


Interview: Developer Rocco Termini

  Rocco Termini is riding high these days. He recently completely a painstaking restoration of the Lafayette Hotel that is playing to rave reviews. He’s converting the Webb Building into a boutique hotel. And, if Gov. Andrew Cuomo agrees to increase state tax credits, he is poised to redevelop the AM&A’s building, a project long […]