Aaron Bartley and Eric Walker are carrying the heavy load at PUSH - Buffalo and their story is beginning to get some traction. Earlier this week Marc Sommer from the Buffalo News wrote about the debacle they've uncovered and Geoff Kelly, Artvoice editor has been on it from the beginning.
Today Donn Esmonde contributes details about the human side of this municipally sponsored malfaesance.
By DONN ESMONDE Delores Powell dreamed of owning a home.
She sweated and saved. She bought a wreck on the city's Lower West Sideand stripped layers of paint off woodwork. She tore down walls andnailed up drywall. Powell, a nurse's aide, and her teenage son paintedthe place. The daughter of a Jamaican contractor turned a hovel into ahome. Read the rest...
I've taken the 1499 properties that JER Services manages and placed them on a "social spread sheet" via Editgrid, a free web 2.0 application. Here's the link. It works like any website. You can view the list, search by street and share it with others.
I posted "Nailing Albany" earlier in the week, lots of links. If Michele and Marc were to collaborate with Aaron and Eric the sequel would be, Screwed!