BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A multi-million dollar agreement has been made for Buffalo'sInner Harbor.
News 4 first told you about this back in December, and it'shappening Tuesday. A $105 million private investment at thewaterfront.
NYPA CEO and President Richard Kessel signed an agreement withErie Canal Harbor Development Corporation.
The agreement will create over 1,000 jobs and infuse over $9million in sales-tax revenue for the region.
News 4 caught up with Congressman Brian Higgins who said, thisis an important step for the Power Authority.
"It's another victory for Buffalo and western New York, bringingback the resources from the Niagara Power project that were takenfrom this community about fifty years ago. So we began the processof bringing those resources back in 2005, this is another majorstep which will increase the public funding for infrastructureimprovements here at Canal Side to well over $100 million," Higginssaid.
Hundreds of workers, politicians and residents of Chautauqua County rallied in Dunkirk calling on state regulators to approve plans for NRG to convert and reopen a power plant.
Police are following up on some leads to find out who killed 30 year-old Desirae James. Friends and family held a vigil Saturday night.
Volunteers at Buffalo’s Salvation Army created holiday cards and gift bags for the seniors at the Golden Age Center.
Buffalo police homicide detectives have identified an Eggertsville man who was shot and killed early Saturday morning.
Seventy-two years after the attack that launched the US into World War II, Western New Yorkers remembered the fatal day at Pearl Harbor Hawaii.
The abandoned puppy in the Town of Evans was actually turned in by the dog's owner.