City employee announces bid for Buffalo mayor

Acommunity volunteer and small-business owner who has worked in City Hall is running for Buffalo mayor.

Le’Candice Durham has served as a complaint clerk for the city's 311 Call and Resolution Center and previously worked as a permit and inspections clerk.

A Riverside resident, Durham also owns Candi Eyez, a fashion glasses and accessories business, and is president of Poppy Kidz Klub, a nonprofit organization started after her young niece was struck and killed by a vehicle on Fernhill Avenue. She also is a block club leader and works with the homeless.