Niagara Falls, NY- On March 17, 1892, which also happens to be St. Patrick’s Day, The City of Niagara Falls was incorporated. This year, the world-renowned City of Niagara Falls is celebrating its 116th birthday.
Buffalo, NY- Senator Antoine M. Thompson, (D-60, Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties), would like to announce a press conference and small business reception for MWBE Fast Track Certification on Friday, January 25, 2008 at 3pm at 65 Court St. This event is free, however space is limited, so interested parties are asked to call Thompson’s Buffalo District Office at 716-854-8705 for reservations.
Buffalo, NY- So you just received a new cell phone as a holiday gift. Or maybe, you purchased some new ink jets for your printer. The question is, what do you do with the cell phone or the empty ink jet cartridges you no longer need? “Don’t throw them away,” said State Senator Thompson (D-60, Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties). “Recycle them.”“Only 20 to 40 percent of ink jet cartridges end up being recycled. The rest end up in local landfills, taking up valuable space for a long, long time,” he said. “It takes 1,000 years for an ink jet cartridge to biodegrade.
640 Ellicott Street, 791 Washington Street, 525 Virginia Street, and surface parking lots at 821 Washington Street and 589 Ellicott Street. The majority of jobs that will be created will be in the private sector.
The brain drain has occurred all throughout New York State, but Western New York has been hit especially hard. Senator Thompson is among other interested leaders and groups determined to retain and attract new residents under the age of 40. This is an opportunity to find out what issues are important to you, and voicing your concerns and ideas on what can be done to improve Western New York’s attractiveness. The summit is free and open to the public, food will be served.
As the political fortunes of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown (D) have risen, so have the fortunes of his political protégé, Antoine Thompson, who has literally been a Brown follower for his entire political career. A former staffer for Brown on the Buffalo City Council in the 1990s, Thompson was selected to replace Brown as the councilman for inner city Buffalo after Brown’s election to the State Senate in 2000.
Albany, NY- Antoine M. Thompson, New York State Senator for the 60th District (Parts of Buffalo & Niagara Counties) announced his appointment to the Senate’s Insurance Committee and as Ranking Democrat for the Environmental Conservation Committee, a post that he previously held temporarily during the first two months of his Senate term.