Today was garbage day in my neighborhood. It's obvious that someone put a paint can in a garbage can and whether the garbage men knew it or not it was dumped into a garbage truck and a puddle of it remained on the street that they would have obviously noticed when it happened. My husband drove...
Union wants to recall Lackawanna mayor
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A Drug Raid In Lackawanna Lands Twenty People Behind Bars
January 28, 2011
Updated Jan 28, 2011 at 1:55 PM EST
A six-month undercover drug investigation in Lackawanna came to a head today bring in drugs, cash and the arrests of 20 people.
Channel 7 was the only news channel on the scene...
The audit was for January 1, 2007 - March 14, 2012.
The City paid over $120,000 to firefighters for time they did not work and for inaccurately calculated
Anyone know the details?
Some sort of falling out?
Showdown looms over city budget
Read the full story in the Buffalo News
Why isnt Lackawanna community days centrally located?
makes a huge difference. And the community is very involved, very supportive."
Business First graded 278 elementary schools in the eight counties of Western New York, based on four years of test data from the New York State Education Department.
The rankings cover every school that...
We are about to vote on the School Budget for 2012-2013 school year. With just 10 days until the vote we are being asked to vote on a budget without seeing the details. We have no idea as to the actual content of the budget. The Board only has presented us with highlights which outlines the...
Annual Budget Vote Tuesday, May 15, 2012 Noon to 9 p.m.
Queen of Angels Hall (St. Michaelís)
144 Warsaw Street
McKinley School, 245 South Shore Blvd.
We, the citizens of Lackawanna, are being asked, and in some cases down-right hounded, to vote on a budget. WHY would any of us vote 'yes' on a budget that is sending the entire School Board, including respective spouses, to Jamaica in April for so-called 'meetings'??? WE WOULDN'T!!! I work for a...
Is it too early???
According to the Front Page we will have to vote on the school budget.
The paper states the Truman School Renovation if passed will not cost the taxpayers any additional monies in their school tax bill. That part is may be true but is their any other items included in what we will be asked to...
WEBSITE: NYBridges Are Falling Down.com
Safety Information for New York Citizens
Any bridge that receives a rating of "5" or below is considered "deficient" and in need of repair. All these bridges received the "deficient" rating:
JOHNSON STREET, SW QUAD OF LACKAWANNA SMOKES CREEK CITY...
A flyer supposedly was handed out in the Dorrance Ave. area stating that the new truck route for the city of Lackawanna to Sorrento Cheese is Ridge to Abbott then left on Dorrance then right on South Park. I do not know how true this is but if it is true this route is an accident waiting to...
As Superintedent of Schools, you should be the educational leader in the district. With your guidance the school board was allowed to replace good teachers with your boss' inferior aides. What are your priorities, the development of our childrens minds or crony job creations? Explain to the...
HUD denies housing post to PolanskiWell-paying haven for departing Lackawanna mayors won't be this time, at least till '13
Read the Full Story in Buffalo's #1 News Paper
Wishing a very Merry Christmas to all the vocal political types out there. Stay vocal, and enjoy the holiday season (without getting the family gatherings into a political argument)!
Andrea Haxton candidate for re-election to First Ward Councilperson City of Lackawanna declared to The Front Page News this week, " I want all the good citizens of the City of Lackawanna to know that I declare war against the continued corruption and mismanagement of our cities money!"
FYI - for anyone that wasn't aware of the actions of the school board pertaining to a single polling place for the entire City of Lackawanna, here is the decision made by the Commissioner of Education. Mr. Omar Saleh petitioned the Commissioner of Education requesting he overturn the Board's...
Code enforcement officials are corrupted as Ms. Haxton suggested. I've obtained a copy of violations that Joseph Geyer executed. He cited several violations under the NY State Uniform Code Property Maintenance division.
However, when we examined the cited codes, they do not read as Geyer...
I know that there have been all sorts of surveys over the years of the various wards in Lackawanna - Look what's happening in Buffalo's Old First Ward today. Maybe it's a good idea to do the same in our City...what do you think?
..........University at Buffalo undergraduate students will...
Yes, the Machine won in this year's mayoral race. At what cost? Over 3,000 registered voters showed up to oppose the Machine. It cost over $50,000 for the Machine to win this election. It made the Machine actually WORK HARD, cut lots of deals, make lots of promises, and stab lots of people in...
Makeyenko is already riding around town with political posters attached to the well known jeep of his supporting SBS. Voters unite this is not a good option. STOP THE CORRUPTION. It its enough that they have influence in the school district without them playing politics in the city government. ...
I discovered an envelope in my mailbox from watkins that contained a flier and mock ballot. Tampering with my mailbox violates federal law, but obviously the watkins people have no problem with violating federal laws.
Their criminal actions induced me to install security monitoring cameras...
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