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Mayor Brown, AT&T Conclude Bullying Prevention Month By Hosting A Screening Of The Award-Winning Film "BULLY"
October 30, 2014 - In joining with other cities in the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ campaign to end bullying, Mayor Byron Brown teamed up with AT&T today to conclude October as National Bullying Prevention Month in Buffalo by hosting a screening of the 2011 award-winning film, “Bully”. More than 600 students from public, private and charter high schools in Buffalo attended the event at the historic North Park Theater.
Mayor Brown appreciates the city’s continued partnership with AT&T, particularly on the issue of bullying. AT&T sponsored Mayor Brown’s highly effective anti-bullying campaign in 2011.
Mayor Brown Leads 2014 "Stay Focused, Stay In School" Tour
October 23, 2014 - With the school year now underway, Mayor Byron Brown, joined by Buffalo Public Schools Interim Superintendent Donald A. Ogilvie, BPS Board of Education members, Sam Radford and fellow members of the District Parent Coordinating Council, Deputy Mayor Ellen Grant, Deputy Police Commissioner Kimberly Beaty and others, hit the road on a city-sponsored bus tour to five schools today in an effort to encourage students to stay in school, graduate and boost their potential.
Mayor Brown Proclaims October 22, 2014 As Breast Cancer Awareness Day In The City Of Buffalo
October 22, 2014 -City Hall employees joined Mayor Brown in wearing pink to raise awareness about breast cancer
Mayor Byron Brown joined city employees today in wearing pink in a show of support of breast cancer awareness month. He also issued a proclamation declaring Wednesday, October 22, 2014 as “Breast Cancer Awareness Day” in the City of Buffalo.
Mayor Brown, Congressman Higgins, Assemblyman Ryan & Councilman Rivera Announce Start of Construction on Ferry Street Bridge
October 15, 2014 -$7.92 Million Project Provides Enhanced Connection to Improvements Underway on Niagara Street & Squaw Island
Mayor Byron Brown, Congressman Brian Higgins, New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan, Niagara District Councilman David Rivera announced today the start of a major reconstruction project on the Ferry Street Bridge connecting Niagara Street to Squaw Island.
“The Ferry Street Bridge is an important link to one of Buffalo’s crown jewels - Broderick Park - as well as to neighborhoods along Niagara Street,” said Mayor Brown. “We are excited to begin this major infrastructure improvement project that will further strengthen the Niagara Street corridor, create jobs and serve as a vital link to historic Broderick Park, which is currently undergoing a $2.3 million transformation into a space that memorializes Buffalo’s unique local history associated with the Underground Railroad. I thank our partners for being a part of this effort that will give residents and visitors improved access to Buffalo’s waterfront and a unique cultural amenity at Broderick Park.”
“Once again collaboration is quite literally building bridges in Buffalo,” said Congressman Higgins. “With this project we strengthen destination points along Niagara Street gateway, put people to work in the City of Buffalo and invest in the future of our waterfront.”
Assemblyman Sean Ryan said, "The Ferry Street Bridge is an iconic and historic structure in the City of Buffalo, and I am thankful that the federal and state governments and the City of Buffalo have teamed together to preserve this important part of our history. The rehabilitated bridge will be a welcome complement to the new Broderick Park and Buffalo's West Side." Read More...
Mayor Brown Announces The Start Of Buffalo Leaf Recycling Program - UNTIL DECEMBER 1, 2014 - The City of Buffalo Public Works Department to Collect Leaves and Autumn Yard Debris for Mulching
October 16, 2014 - Mayor Byron Brown today announced that the City of Buffalo will collect bagged leaves and yard waste from now until December 1st. City residents can put their bagged leaves at the curb during this time period for composting. Click here to view flyer
“The City of Buffalo appreciates the cooperation of its citizens in helping this year's bagged leaf collection process run as smoothly as possible,” said Mayor Brown, noting that participation in the city’s leaf recycling program further protects our environment and addresses his green vision goal of 34% recycling by 2016. “I encourage our residents to learn about the different leaf recycling collection alternatives available to them citywide so that our community can continue to properly recycle, saving taxpayer dollars by keeping leaves out of landfills.”
To participate in this collection, city residents are asked to place their leaves in clear plastic bags or brown recyclable bags. These bags are available at local hardware stores, home centers, and other retailers. There is no limit to the number of paper leaf bags residents may place at the curb for pickup. Yard waste in the form of sticks and branches should be tied in bundles with ‘twine’ or ‘rope’ and be no longer than 4 feet in length. Do not rake leaves into the street; leaves should not be placed in garbage totes. Also, residents should be advised that raking leaves into city streets is illegal and punishable by fine.
Residents are also being asked to place their yard waste on the curb. Yard waste and bagged leaves may be picked up on a different day than the garbage day. City residents should not be concerned if they are left behind after garbage removal.
As an alternative to the curbside bagged leaves and yard waste collection, the city opened five drop-off locations where residents can bring their unwanted leaves and yard waste.
The five sites are:
Drop off hours at the four park locations are from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday until December First. * Drop off hours at 1120 Seneca Street are from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday- Friday, and the first Saturday of the month from 8:00AM – 2:00PM, year round*.
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