May 23, 2012 12:00 AM
Elected leaders and the public gathered near the base of the North Grand Island Bridge to celebrate the completion of LaSalle Waterfront Park on Monday. Its development has been community driven for several years. A series of public meetings and design workshops that has resulted in not just another amenity in the LaSalle community, but a significant waterfront asset for WNY. Phase one improvements created a new public park on a unique waterfront site that previously housed the members-only Century Club. The Century Club was demolished
May 21, 2012 12:10 AM
Construction continues on a new nursing home on the Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) campus on Grider Street. The $103 million building will contain 390 beds. The facility is slated to open late this year and will replace the 80 year old Erie County nursing home in Alden.
Residents had some input in the design of the five-story, 275,500 square foot building. It will have three floors with over ninety skilled nursing beds each, one floor with 66 sub-acute rehab beds, a 16-bed behavioral intervention unit and a 20-bed ventilator unit. The ground floor contains