Tonawanda News — The only downside to the event, Joe commented, was the lack of interest by local politicians, all of whom were invited. Three sent representatives, some never responded and one offered to meet with the group at another time.
“The only one who came was (state Sen.) George Maziarz,” Joe said.
Joe mentioned that the senator came to help understand the problem and perhaps try to do something about it.
“I can tell you this,” Joe commented, “we’ll remember him on election day.”
The person who called in Sound Off, angered by the city’s shutting off Young Street so the restaurant on the corner could have more parking, was absolutely right. Cars are backed up, especially in the afternoon, coming on Young Street and wanting to turn right to go over the bridge. Drivers are lucky if they make the turn by the third light change. Has to be a better way. Nice try, but no praise for this one.
People want the front of the bus, the back of the church, and the center of attention.
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