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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v10n28 (07/14/2011) » Section: Week in Review

Their First Independence Day

The crowd—dancing, cheering, laughing—was exuberant.

But it was more than joy that the 200 or so revelers shared as they convened at Holy Cross Church on Maryland Street on July 9 to celebrate the birth of South Sudan, the world’s newest nation.

Paladino on the Warpath

On July 8, local developer, lawyer, and former gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino filed a letter with US Attorney for the Western District of New York, Hon. William Hochul regarding the Buffalo Public Schools. Superintendent James Williams, Deputy Superintendent Folasade Oladele (aka Beverly McElroy-Johnson), Counsel Brendan Kelleher, Esq, Lead Community Superintendent Mark Frazier, School Board member Florence Johnson, and “other John and Jane Does” are in his crosshairs.

Scorecard: The Week's Winners and Losers

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