In Buffalo, New York, the city is selling vacant properties for a buck to those willing to fix them up and live in them for a few years. Buffalo's Urban Homesteading Program, which has been around for almost four decades now, requires buyers to fix any code violations within 18 months and live in the home for at least three years.
760 WJR, Tue, Mar 3 2015 @ 08:18 AM
The Democratic governor and Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul appeared with labor leaders and Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown Tuesday at a Boys and Girls Club to detail his plan to raise the wage to $10.50 and $11.50 in New York City.
Greenwich Citizen, Tue, Mar 3 2015 @ 04:22 PM
Those who run Western New York businesses know that if the minimum wage is increased, they'll shoulder the burden of paying the increase, which could jeopardize the way they run their companies, or maybe even survive. Earlier today, Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in Buffalo, where he shared his message of raising the state's minimum wage from $8.75 to $10.50 would benefit those that need it the most - the lower middle class.
Business Journal, Tue, Mar 3 2015 @ 05:24 PM
Manlius police are trying to identify this man who entered F-M High School Thursday after school hours. A Buffalo man charged by several police agencies around the state with stealing items from locker rooms is the "suspicious person" Manlius police have been looking for since he was photographed inside Fayetteville-Manlius High School two years ago, police say.
The Post-Standard, Tue, Mar 3 2015 @ 02:13 PM
"Research shows that, next to teachers, principals have the most impact on improving student learning. Our school leader program focuses on preparing leaders to leverage their potential to make a difference."
University at Buffalo, Tue, Mar 3 2015 @ 11:13 AM