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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v13n11 (03/13/2014) » Section: The News, Briefly

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The Buffalo Common Council on Community Development Committee held a special session on Tuesday evening in Council Chambers to discuss impending Peace Bridge projects and the various health concerns within the neighboring region.

Full House: 60th District Senate Race Attracts Many Candidates

State Senator Mark Grisanti will have at least one challenger in this fall’s Republican primary, possibly two: Kenmore attorney Kevin Stocker, who challenged Grisanti in 2012, has already begun his campaign, and Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick is considering entering the race.

Even Fuller Houses: Board of Ed and the Supremes

The only races attracting more candidates than the 60th District State Senate are the race for three at-large seats on Buffalo’s Board of Education, with 12 candidates so far (including one celebrated local beatboxer), and the race for five seats on the New York State Supreme Court, where there may be three times that many. (At last count Democratic party gadfly Dan Ward had assembled 37 names, but who’s counting? Many of those candidacies are just rumors; others will fizzle.)

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