RECENT ARTICLES
  • Agency Offers 10-Year Tax Break to Club on School Site

    by Thomas J. Prohaska; News Niagara Reporter August 2014

    The new Ultimate Physique location in the former Washington Hunt Elementary School may receive a 10-year tax break, it was disclosed at Wednesday's Niagara County Industrial Development Agency meeting.

  • Donor Willing to Pay for Most of HS Locker Room Reno

    by EVAN FRANK, efrank@jrn.com, Living Lake Country Reporter August 2014

    An anonymous supporter has ignited a project to renovate Arrowhead High School's girls and boys locker rooms used primarily by the basketball teams. With renovation costs estimated at $505,000, the donor plans to give at least $275,000, and possibly an additional $50,000 to $60,000. On Wednesday, Aug. 6, a tour of the North Campus lower locker rooms provided an inside look at the conceptual budget and room design.

  • 'Full Cost of Attendance' Tops Agenda for Power 5

    by Dan Wolken, USA TODAY Sports August 2014

    Now that the NCAA's board of directors has approved a new governance structure for Division I, the leaders of those conferences can begin tackling their to-do list.

  • New Park Near Vikings Stadium in Jeopardy

    by Andrew Brandt August 2014

    Plans for "The Yard," an open public park that would sit adjacent to the Vikings' new $1 billion dollar stadium, are in peril.

  • School District Asks High Court to OK Sale of High School

    by Martha Woodall; Inquirer Staff Writer August 2014

    The Philadelphia School District has asked the state Supreme Court to swiftly reject a lawsuit that aims to block the sale of William Penn High School to Temple University.

  • Real Salt Lake Expected to Foot Bill for Soccer Stadium

    by Amy Joi O'Donoghue Deseret News August 2014

    Real Salt Lake is expected to present Utah State Fairpark officials with a proposal to fully pay for up to an 8,000-seat soccer stadium at the central Salt Lake location, revitalizing the aging grounds and surrounding neighborhood.

  • Braves Project Takes Major Step, But Challenges Remain

    by J. Scott Trubey, Katie Leslie, Dan Klepal; Staff writers July 2014

    The Atlanta Braves on Wednesday formally announced new members of its team --- not the one vying for a World Series title, but the development group tasked with making a year-round winner out of a proposed $400 million mixed-use complex surrounding the new Cobb County stadium. Making the project a success is no small feat, especially with so much at stake for both the Braves and Cobb taxpayers. The Braves' aim is to create a profitable, 74-acre mix of retailers, restaurants, offices, hotels and residences around the ballpark, near Cumberland Mall. Such a complex, the team anticipates, will draw guests not just to the team's 81 regular season games, but throughout the year.

  • Council Will Put 19 Park Closures on November Ballot

    by Kirsten Crow kirsten.crow@caller.com July 2014

    The City Council gave preliminary approval Tuesday to put 19 parks on the November ballot, which would leave the choice with voters on whether to decommission the recreational areas. But even if voters give city officials the authority to close and auction the parcels of land, that doesn’t mean the parks would immediately be sold, officials said.

  • Allen ISD Spending Millions to Fix Unsafe $60M Stadium

    by Michael Gaio July 2014

    When Eagle Stadium opened in the Dallas suburb of Allen in August 2012, it was lauded as the best high school football facility in the nation. Today it's a money pit.

  • Want to Buy the Bills? You Have Until 5 p.m. to Bid

    by Tim Graham, News Sports Reporter July 2014

    The NFL's regular season doesn't begin until September. But the bidding process to buy the Buffalo Bills kicks off today. Prospective buyers have until 5 p.m. to notify financial firm Morgan Stanley they intend to remain in pursuit.