Recently, his investments have included newspapers, even though they are far smaller than the companies he typically puts money into. He believes that subscriptions can be part of a smart Internet strategy, because newspapers can’t continue to charge for a print edition while giving away the online version of their product at no charge:
Here, Buffett and Lipsey reflect on when they first took control of The News:
Students at Global Concepts Charter High School make a statement about tobacco use on Kick Butts Day by getting into black trash bags to represent body bags as a visual display of the deadly consequences. In front are Spencer Wroblewski, left, and Dailen Jackson. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News)
A new study due out in April will likely recommend that Erie Community College build new facilities at both its North and City campuses, President Jack F. Quinn Jr. disclosed. He also talked with The News' Brian Meyer about addressing the skills gap.
The West Seneca Town Board is expected to take action to modify its town code governing firearms in response to a petition from a local developer seeking to construct a 27,000 square foot indoor public shooting range on North America Drive.
The proposal was tabled at last Thursday's meeting of the town's Planning Board after legal counsel advised the body that the town board had exclusive jurisdiction over permitting or prohibiting the use of firearms in the town of West Seneca.
Join T.J. Pignataro, the West Seneca/Cheektowaga reporter for The Buffalo News, who will report live from the West Seneca Town Hall, 1250 Union Road, at 7 p.m. tonight on BuffaloNews.com.
The Buffalo News has conducted its annual leadership survey. It's not a scientific, random survey -- but instead -- the results come from a cross-section of business, political, religious and community leaders. Respondents rated more than two dozen leaders, including Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley met with News reporters Denise Gee (pictured at left) and Susan Schulman (pictured at right) who wrote about the survey results. Listen to their conversation: