Four Communities Are to Receive Smart Growth Funds, Cuomo Announces
Four communities in Western New York will receive up to $2.5 million in state funding apiece to enhance their assets and help dress up their streetscapes to attract new businesses, residents and tourists.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the funding during a news conference Wednesday in North Tonawanda.
North Tonawanda was one of the recipients of four grants from the state's Smart Growth Community Funds. The grants go for projects aimed at using existing infrastructure to support projects that enhance walkability and sustainable development.
The three other places getting the grants included Lackawanna, Gowanda and Dunkirk...