County Executive

Poloncarz should move County Social Services to Broadway Fillmore

THE EDITORIAL BOARD County Executive Mark Poloncarz has proposed moving the Social Services Department’s Child Protective Services Unit, with its 420 employees, to the pricey Fountain Plaza property owned by the politically connected Ciminelli family. Carl Paladino, who owns the


Buffalo must expect more from Chuck Schumer 

New York State’s longtime Senator Chuck Schumer (D-Brooklyn) has been elected Senate Minority Leader, making him the most powerful Democrat in America. Many influential members of the incoming Congress are pushing to amend its rule to bring back the practice of earmark

NY Senate

Will Jacobs keep promise of term limits?

Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs made an ambitious promise to voters: that his election to the State Senate would bring term limits to Albany for all state legislators. He won the 60th State Senate District — a pivotal swing district that