Remembering Kelly Maurer

By Amy Kedron
Published by Buffalo First
November 03, 2016

In October, longtime Buffalo First board member and champion of cooperative, locally owned, and community controlled enterprises, Kelly Maurer, passed away. Along with Kelly's many friends, family, and colleagues, Buffalo First pauses to remember her innumerable contributions to our community. Buffalo First's founding executive director Amy Kedron shares her remembrance below. Read the full article



By Buffalo First
Published by Buffalo First
January 28, 2016

A local developer is talking about redeveloping Elmwood between Bidwell and Bird. Although we don't know what the plans will be, we're giving localists a chance to voice their support for development that won't adversely affect locally owned and independent businesses. Sign the petition today! Read the full article


Big development project planned in Elmwood Village

Published by WGRZ
January 07, 2016

BUFFALO, NY - Envy Us Looks Barber Shop on Elmwood Avenue just opened in May. The owner, Manny Batcho, is concerned about the stability of the location following the announcement that a major developer is looking to transform the block where his business resides. Read the full article



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