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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v13n12 (03/20/2014) » Section: The News, Briefly


Fixing Buffalo's Sewer Issues: Good Intentions, or Bad Review Process?

Last week, the Buffalo Sewer Authority presented residents of the neighborhood south of Forest between Elmwood and Grant with details of an experimental plan to mitigate combined sewer overflows—that is, untreated sewage flushed into area waterways when heavy rain overwhelms the city’s sewer system—by creating a retention chamber with computer-controlled dam gates in part of the system that runs under Bird Avenue.

Fruit Belt Public Hearing Tonight (March 20)

The Fruit Belt/McCarley Gardens Housing Task Force will present a public hearing at 6:30pm tonight (March 20), at the Moot Center, 292 High Street. The event will include a panel discussion featuring former Common Council President George K. Arthur, VOICE Buffalo President Duane Diggs, Coalition for Economic Justice Organizing Director Micaela Shapiro-Shellaby, and UB graduate student in Global Gender Studies Josh Cerretti.

Ukraine on the Buffalo River

Imagine this: A former client state of a vast but depleted confederacy, still reliant on its former parent for many of its basic needs, has the audacity to elect an independence-minded governing body.



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