In November, will North Tonawanda residents usher in the next generation of involvement, leadership and vision in the Lumber City, granting a seat on the council’s dais to Austin Tylec?
Tylec is 24 years old and he’s an architect at Clark Patterson Lee in Buffalo. He’s also an NT native who took advantage of the high school’s inaugural architecture/engineering academy and now wants to move his hometown forward by getting involved sooner-rather-than-later in city governance.
“I want to create a real transparency, an open government where we take ideas — not just saying ‘yes’ or ’no’ to everything — and get a [...]
Nobody was “breaking up the party” last Friday, when Giant Panda Guerrilla Dub Squad took the stage and lit up the crowd with a big dancey set at NT’s “Rockin’ On the River.”
NT native Dan Keller is a guitarist, vocalist and sax player for the long-running Rochester reggae jam band that opened for headliner SOJA last week.
During the song “Mr. Cop” Keller said he noticed some of the police moving toward the throng of people after their iconic reggae song got through the first chorus.
Meanwhile, the crowd went about their business, dancing and feeling the bouncy buzz of Panda’s set, which also featured another Keller-penned tune called “Family Sake.”