posted on April 04, 2014 07:19
The Buffalo Bills could have a new owner by the end of the year.
The Buffalo News reports in today’s editions that the sale of the Bills franchise could be taken up by NFL owners as early as their October meeting.
This follows yesterday’s announcement that Mary Wilson, widow of Ralph Wilson, is officially the controlling owner of the Buffalo Bills.
Ralph Wilson died last week at his Michigan home at the age of 95.
The Buffalo News quotes a high-ranking Bills source as saying the sale of the team is on a much faster track that many expected.
A Western New York native is among those injured in a mass shooting at the Fort Hood military base in Texas.
Officials have confirmed that U.S. Army Major Patrick Miller of Allegany, near Olean, is recovering after undergoing surgery for a gunshot wound to the abdomen.
Miller graduated from Allegany-Limestone High School in 1999, then went on to St. Bonaventure University before joining the Army.
Three people were killed and 16 others were hurt in the incident on Wednesday.
The city’s Vibrant Batavia group is forming a Centennial Celebration Committee to stat planning the city’s birthday next year.
Accountant Paul Battaglia has been named Honorary Chairman of the centennial.
Battaglia and his wife Mary are both Batavia natives and graduates of Batavia High School.
The couple’s four children also graduated from BHS.
The city has also announced that Krysia Mager, from Tompkins Bank of Castile, has been named Committee chairperson.
The centennial committee will meet the first and third Tuesdays of the month at city hall, 8:30 in the morning.
Anyone interested in participating can fill out an application on the city’s website.