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Congressman Brian Higgins joined University at Buffalo’s School of Dental Medicine for the unveiling of “S-miles To Go,” its new state-of-the-art mobile dental van.
In front of a crowd of family and friends attending a USO Dance at the Orchard Park American Legion, Congressman Brian Higgins presented Michael Davidovich with a Bronze Star Medal he earned 67 years earlier.
Congressman Brian Higgins and members of the Western New York Irish Community welcomed Irish Leader Martin Ferris to Buffalo, NY. Teachta Dála (TD) Ferris is a member of the Dáil Eireann; the lower House but principal Chamber of the Irish Government and a member of Ireland’s Sinn Féin political party.
“Actions by the New York Power Authority today advanced an acceleration of the cash payments totaling over $13 million to the City of Niagara Falls provided for under the 2005 relicensing of the Niagara Power Project. This serves to meet the immediate needs of Niagara Falls but the City deserves much better.
Congressman Brian Higgins joined Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz to provide emergency preparedness information in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy.
Congressman Brian Higgins joined City of Jamestown Mayor Sam Teresi as well as leaders and residents from across the community to mark the completion of the historic Erie-Lackawanna Train Depot restoration in Jamestown.
Representatives Kathy Hochul and Brian Higgins joined Erie County Department of Veteran Services Director Carlos M. Benitez and leaders from UPS to recognize several Western New York employees who have delivered outstanding service for the company and for the country.
Today the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (Peace Bridge Authority) announced further support from members of the Western New York Congressional delegation regarding efforts to advance long-awaited improvements at the Peace Bridge corridor, including roughly $40 million in related renovations and current plaza enhancements.
The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York announced today the award of a $2 million grant to Liberty Affordable Housing, Inc. to help finance the Mariner Towers project, which will preserve 290 units of housing for very low-income families in Buffalo; and a $567,000 grant to Conifer Realty, LLC to help fund the Springbrook Apartments Preservation project, which will renovate a 63-unit apartment complex in Springville. Home Loan Bank members NBT Bank, N.A. and First Niagara Bank submitted the applications for the funding.
“The economic future of Western New York is increasingly tied to the free flow of people and trade across our border with Canada. From our auto manufacturing plants to our professional sports teams and our retail businesses to our airport; all benefit from our close proximity to Southern Ontario which has an estimated population of 13.4 million and is expected to grow to 17.7 over the next 24 years.