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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Mayor Brown Announces Important Updates to Buffalo’s Response to the Covid-19 Emergency 03-25-21

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Buffalo, NY – Mayor Byron W. Brown today reiterated his condemnation of racist conversation between 97Rock personalities during the March 24th broadcast of ‘Morning Bull’.

“As I posted on my Facebook page late Wednesday night, the racist commentary was outrageous and intolerable. There is no place in our society for these types of statements or beliefs. I strongly condemn what these individuals said on the radio Wednesday morning,” Mayor Brown said.

Mayor Brown noted several Buffalo community leaders, organizations and 97Rock advertisers have been quick to express their anger and outrage regarding the offensive remarks.

“Community reaction to denounce the remarks has been swift and shows racist commentary will not be tolerated,” Mayor Brown added.

Deadline for Community Input of Commission of Police Reform and Social Reconstruction Recommendations is Friday, March 26th at 11 a.m.

Mayor Brown reminded City of Buffalo residents that the deadline to weigh in on the draft recommendations of the Commission of Police Reform and Social Reconstruction is tomorrow, Friday, March 26th.

The draft resolution can be found on the City website’s main page at The public comment period is open through Friday, March 26th at 11:00 a.m.

Residents can email their comments to: ,or leave comments in a voicemail by calling: (716) 851-5348.


Countdown to Easter at The Broadway Market

The historic Broadway Market’s 132nd Easter Season is heading into Easter Week with a full slate of vendors, entertainment, and the Easter Bunny!

The Market’s hours are 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Friday, March 25th and Saturday, March 27th. Hours on Sunday, March 28th are 9 5 p.m.


The Broadway Market’s Easter Week hours will be:

Monday, March 29th - Thursday, April 1st from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Good Friday, April 2nd from 6 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Holy Saturday, April 3rd from 6 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The market is closed on Easter Sunday, April 4th.


The Easter Bunny will be at the market:

Saturday, March 27th and 28th from Noon to 4 p.m. Monday, March 29th – Friday, April 2nd from Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 3rd from Noon to 4 p.m.


Easter Holiday Entertainment Schedule:

Saturday, March 27: Special Delivery Band, Noon – 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 30: Docenko, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Saturday, April 3: Special Delivery Band, Noon – 3 p.m.


The Friends of the Broadway Market is offering a limited number of Easter Dinner Baskets filled with popular holiday foods, designed to feed four people.

The baskets, priced at $80 each, will contain traditional Easter favorites, plus some popular new items. Contents will include: Lupas Meats ham, Camellia Meats polish sausage, Broadway Seafood, Inc. cod, Babcia’s Pierogi Company pierogi, Malczewski’s butter lamb, Famous Horseradish horseradish, White Eagle Bakery rye bread and cupcakes, We R Nuts kettle corn, Lewandowski Produce asparagus and small potatoes, Deb’s Delights jam and Strawberry Island Chocolates candy.

Only 100 of the special Easter baskets will be available, so order early!

Easter meal baskets can be ordered at: For additional information contact the Broadway Market at 716-893-0705. Basket pick-up will take place on Saturday, April 3 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Kitchen @ The Market.

The Broadway Market is once again offering pre-order and curbside pick-up. Curbside pick-up slots are available Wednesday, March 31st through Saturday, April 3rd. A list of participating vendors and information on the pre-ordering and pick-up process is posted on the Market’s website: and the City of Buffalo website: The Broadway Market adheres to all CDC and NYS COVID-19 guidelines. You must wear a mask while inside the Broadway Market.

Applications for the Mayor’s 2021 Summer Youth Internship and Employment Program are due on Wednesday, March 31

The program is open to young people between the ages of 14 to 21. The initiative provides in-person and virtual employment, as well as work-readiness training. Students will work 20 hours per week over the course of the 6-week program, which begins July 12, 2021 and ends August 20, 2021.

City youth can apply online at No mail-in or in-person application drop-offs will be accepted.

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