Rene Jones ridiculed by local activists for skipping NAFTA negotiations in Montreal

M&T Bank’s new CEO Rene Jones has just recently taken the helm — a top 20 American bank by market capitalization and Western New York’s largest employer — but local activists are already ridiculing the CEO for a perceived leadership


Cuomo is worried about Tim Wu

Political operatives close to Governor Andrew Cuomo say that he is worried this election year, and particularly worried about a lesser known challenger whose background, credentials, and reputation could soundly defeat him on the left. The potential gubernatorial challenger is


WNY defense attorneys, ranked

This year’s Top 5 Criminal Defense Attorneys have been released, ranked annually by The Chronicle.  If you need them, these are the top guys in town to turn to — if you can afford them.  This year, Vacco is ranked number one (despite

NY Senate

Local film industry is angry with Rob Ortt

When freshman Senator Rob Ortt, a Republican of North Tonawanda, sent out a mailer to supporters last week lambasting the the Cuomo administration’s film industry tax credit, he probably thought that he was speaking to a receptive audience. But the

NY Senate

Kennedy asked to return $5,400 from opioid pushers

Senator Tim Kennedy (D-South Buffalo) is being asked by constituent groups to return $5,400 in campaign contributions that he has accepted from firms that have contributed to the Nation’s opioid epidemic. Kennedy has accepted money from Allergan and Pfizer.  Allergan