$30 MILLION FOR THE SCAJAQUADA EXPRESSWAY; $6 MILLION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL AND DESIGN ASSESSMENT ON KENSINGTON EXPRESSWAY; $22.3 MILLION FOR CARS ON MAIN STREET INITIATIVE; $54.1 MILLION FOR THE NIAGARA FRONTIER TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
$10.5 million for improvements to Allegany, Niagara Falls & Midway State Parks
Transformative projects will create nearly 1,000 jobs and drive economic growth in Western New York
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $112.4 million for four major transportation projects that will transform travel, better connect local communities, and improve road safety in Western New York. Read More
WESTERN NEW YORK NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS AND MUNICIPALITIES WILL RECEIVE NEARLY $2 MILLION TO SUPPORT 11 WATERFRONT IMPROVEMENTS AND EXPANSION PROJECTS.
The funds come through the Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund, which receives $2 million each year as part of a 2007 settlement related to the New York Power Authority’s 50-year license for the Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant.
2016 SEASONAL GOLF PASSES ON SALE APRIL 2
FOOTGOLF RETURNS TO DELAWARE PARK
Buffalo, NY — Golf passes for the 2016 season will go on sale Saturday, April, 2, for the three Buffalo Olmsted Parks courses (Cazenovia, Delaware and South Park). Weather permitting, the season is scheduled to open on April 23, 2016. Read More
BUFFALO – THE BUFFALO AND ERIE COUNTY GREENWAY FUND TODAY ANNOUNCED 12 AWARDS TOTALING APPROXIMATELY $2 MILLION.
All funding applications were submitted by the Jan. 22 deadline and reviewed at the Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Standing Committee meeting on March 1.
CELEBRATE THE JAPANESE CHERRY BLOSSOMS THROUGHOUT THE U.S.
In 1910, the first batch of cherry trees arrived in Washington, D.C. from Japan. And over a century later, the trees drooping with pink blooms cover the country—from upstate New York to Northern California.
Locals and tourists alike flock to the country’s capitol to see the annual bloom, but why not mix it up? Visit these six states that celebrate the same tree, but with different traditions.