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Mayor Byron Brown Announces Partnerships For City-Wide Juneteenth Celebration

This morning, Mayor Byron W. Brown joined representatives from Juneteenth of Buffalo, Buy Black Buffalo, and The FreeTHEM Walk, to announce a joint celebration for this year’s Juneteenth holiday. The announcement came following the Juneteenth flag-raising ceremony at Niagara Square. In response to global COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, Juneteenth celebrations include virtual and in-person events at various locations. In addition to honoring African American culture and history, this year’s Juneteenth celebration includes initiatives supporting black-owned businesses and raising awareness about human trafficking or modern-day slavery. M&T Bank presents the collaborative Juneteenth celebration.
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Mayor Byron Brown self-isolating after COVID exposure

BUFFALO, N.Y. — ​Mayor Byron Brown is self-isolating at his home after he was exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19, he revealed Wednesday. He announced the news in a virtual "Meet the Candidates Day" event held by the WNY Independent Living Center. According to a source, Brown is...
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India Walton challenges Byron Brown to mayoral debate

The low-key Democratic primary for Buffalo mayor may get a jolt of energy if challenger India B. Walton succeeds in arranging a debate against incumbent Byron W. Brown. Walton, a vocal critic of various city policies, has qualified for the June 22 Democratic primary along with Lacandice Durham. In a Friday letter to Brown, Walton challenged him to a debate on a "public stage." She did not, however, offer details such as when, where or a sponsor for the event.
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Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown details 2022 city budget

BUFFALO, N.Y. — ​Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown is giving a peek at his plans to rebuild the Queen City post-pandemic with his 2022 budget. He's proposing a nearly $535,000,000 budget, what the mayor called a nearly 3% growth rate over this year's budget. Mayor Brown cites higher personnel costs and...
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Mayor Byron Brown defends school zone speed cameras

BUFFALO, N.Y. — ​Mayor Byron Brown says he is concerned about public safety as more people support the push to eliminate the school zone speed camera program. He spoke in support of the controversial program on WBEN radio, one day after the Common Council voted to end it. Brown calls...
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Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown delivers 2021 'State of the City' address

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown will deliver the 2021 'State of the City' address Friday. The address will begin at 12 p.m. and will be delivered virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can watch the address live on the City of Buffalo’s YouTube channel here, Mayor...
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Mayor Byron Brown gives State of the City address

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown says there is a lot to be proud of in the last twelve months in the City of Buffalo. “We have achieved one of the best fiscal positions in our city,” Mayor Brown said Friday. “I am happy to report to you that not one city employee was laid off as a result of the pandemic.”
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Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown's father passes away

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A spokesperson for Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown says the city's leader is mourning the loss of his father. Byron L. Brown passed away Wednesday night in Hartford, Connecticut. The elder Brown would've turned 90-years-old next week. The release described the mayor's father as "a true gentleman, a...
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Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown to Seek Re­election

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown will seek reelection, according to a city spokesperson. The mayor’s term is currently up at the end of the year, ending his fourth term serving the Queen City. Brown is the first Black man to hold the office, and having already served four...
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Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown to run for fifth term

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown is planning on doing something no other Queen City mayor has done before. 2 On Your Side has confirmed the mayor will announce later this week he will run for a fifth term. Brown, Buffalo's first African-American mayor, was first elected back in...
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Byron Brown to seek unprecedented fifth term as Buffalo mayor

Promising to continue "strong leadership during the most challenging times" in Buffalo's history, Democrat Byron W. Brown said Monday that he will run for an unprecedented fifth term as mayor of New York's second largest city. He said he will make the formal announcement on Thursday. Brown, the Queens native...
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Byron Brown Donates Food to Frontline Workers in KC and Buffalo After Bet

BUFFALO, N.Y. — ​Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown is following up on his promise to Kansas City's mayor after the Chiefs beat the Bills for the AFC Championship, while also showing essential workers in the city of good neighbors some love. Mayor Brown promised to send food to frontline workers in...