Join me at 7 p.m. for a live blog of the Amherst Town Board meeting. Not too many big-ticket items on the agenda, but we may see some passionate public comments.
The family of Erin Suszynski, the 13-year-old girl who was killed crossing Maple Road last year, is expected to address the board. They are trying to get crosswalks installed at that site.
The family, which is suing the town and the county, says it is having a hard time getting answers on the crosswalks, despite the fact that a group raised $85,000 toward the safety devices. We'll see what happens at 7 p.m.
Medaille College held their third annual Stuff the Bug event. In roughly five minutes they squeezed 23 students into a Volkswagen Beetle, beating last year's record by two. Last year’s mark
of 21 was the state record for bug stuffing.
In a city with high poverty and other socioeconomic problems, the Urban League is confronting some daunting challenges. McDuffie talks with Brian Meyer about programs that aim to help minorities and disadvantaged individuals.
Previously as part of The News' ongoing In Focus series, Meyer interviewed George F. Hasiotis, of Greater Buffalo Sports & Entertainment Complex, a supporter of the plan to build the $1.4 billion stadium and museum complex on the Outer Harbor:
A major effort is underway to entice the Buffalo Bills to build a brand new stadium on the city's waterfront. In this week's Press Pass conversation -- WBFO'S Eileen Buckley and Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer discuss the proposal that calls for a year-round facility, featuring a retractable roof. But land ownership needs to be cleared as a first hurdle for such a project.
Supporters of a plan to build a $1.4 billion stadium and museum complex on the Outer Harbor insist the plan is feasible and would be an economic engine. Hasiotis, of Greater Buffalo Sports & Entertainment Complex, talks with The News' Brian Meyer.