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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Mayor Brown Announces Important Updates to Buffalo’s Response to the Covid-19 Emergency 04-23-21

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Buffalo, NY – Mayor Byron W. Brown today joined Sen. Tim Kennedy to announce a significant windfall in infrastructure funding for the City of Buffalo. Kennedy, Chair of the State Senate’s Transportation Committee, announced Buffalo will receive $16.1 million for street repairs and improvements, up from $6.5 million, a 185 percent increase.

“Every year as my Administration develops our Capital Budget, the list of streets in need of repairs, far exceeds the funds available to address the problems,” Mayor Brown said. “This increase will not only allow us to catch up on the repairs, but to take on improvement projects that will benefit our residents, commuters and visitors. Investment in our streets and roads is key to creating jobs, attracting and growing businesses and reaching a full economic recovery.”

Mayor Brown thanked Sen. Kennedy for fighting for Buffalo and Western New York and delivering for our community.

The BPD’s C-District to Host Food Give-Away on Saturday, April 24th

The Buffalo Police Department’s C-District, located at 693 E. Ferry St., will hold a drive-through food give-away, tomorrow, Saturday, April 24th, from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Those attending the free food event should enter the parking lot from Woodlawn Avenue. Attendees are asked to stay in their vehicles and to wear masks for Covid safety. Boxes of grocery basics will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Broadway Market Offers Mother’s Day Brunch Basket

The Broadway Market has just what you need to celebrate Mother’s Day! The Market is offering a Mother’s Day Brunch Basket. The basic basket, priced at $45, includes:

  • Bacon, breakfast sausage and 1 dozen eggs from Camellia Meats and Lupas Meats
  • Braided bread and coffee cake from white eagle bakery
  • Red and green pepper plants from Lewandowski Produce
  • ½ dozen dessert pierogi from Babcia’s Pierogi

For $20 more, you can add a dozen shrimp, cocktail sauce and 4 steaks.

Orders can be placed starting Monday, April 26th by visiting: www.eventbrite.com/o/broadway-market-29590212647. All orders must be placed by May 5th. Basket pick-up will take place on Saturday, May 8th, from Noon – 4 p.m., at The Kitchen @ The Market.

Spring Bulk Trash Collection Wraps Up in the Fillmore District

Fillmore District residents are reminded to follow all bulk trash rules and parking restrictions during bulk trash week, which continues through tomorrow, Saturday, April 24.

 

Bulk Trash Week Rules:

  • Posted parking restrictions will be enforced during bulk trash weeks.
  • Curbside bulk trash piles cannot not exceed 12 ft. long, 3 ft. wide and 3 ft. high.
  • Electronic trash, such as televisions and computers, are not allowed to be placed in bulk trash.
  • Tires are not permitted to be disposed of in bulk trash

After a one week break, the 2021 Spring bulk trash schedule will continue the Week of May 2nd in the Niagara District

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