Press Releases

Assemblyman Bill Conrad Announces $16,000 in State Aid for Upgrades at the City of Tonawanda’s American Legion Post 264 and Veterans Memorial Park

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City Of Tonawanda – Today, July 27, 2022, New York State Assemblyman Bill Conrad announced that he has secured $16,000 in state funding for American Legion Post 264, which will use the grant to make capital upgrades to both its building on Main...

Assemblyman Bill Conrad Announces $287,000 in State Grants for the Town of Tonawanda Police Department

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Town of Tonawanda – Today, July 21, 2022, New York State Assemblyman Bill Conrad announced he has secured $287,000 in state funding for the Town of Tonawanda Police Department, which will use the grant money to make equipment upgrades and expand...

NYS Assembly Members Bill Conrad, Jon Rivera Announce Arrival to Western New York of Premier Multi-State Rugby Tournament

Buffalo – New York State Assembly Members Bill Conrad and Jon Rivera today, April 28, 2022, joined Buffalo Rugby Club President Jeff Qualey in announcing the imminent arrival of the 2022 Atlantic Super Regional Rugby Fest to Knox Farm State Park...

Senator Sean Ryan, Assemblymember Bill Conrad Announce $3 Million Clean Water Grant for Town of Tonawanda

Tonawanda, NY – Today, April 22, 2022, New York State Senator Sean Ryan and Assemblymember Bill Conrad announced that the Town of Tonawanda is receiving a $3 million state grant funded by the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act to help pay for...

Assemblyman Bill Conrad Announces $5 Million in State Funds for North Tonawanda’s Ailing Wastewater Treatment Plant

NORTH TONAWANDA – Following the New York State Legislature’s adoption of the state budget for fiscal year 2022-23, Assemblyman Bill Conrad visited the City of North Tonawanda Wastewater Treatment Plant today, April 19, 2022, to highlight the...

Assemblyman Bill Conrad Calls on Governor, State Senate to Include in Final NYS Budget the Assembly Proposal for Funding of Urgent Repairs at North Tonawanda Wastewater Treatment Plant

Albany – The New York State Assembly’s proposed $226.4 billion budget for fiscal year 2022-23 includes $5 million in capital funding for repairs to the North Tonawanda Wastewater Treatment Plant. The 42-year-old facility on River Road is in...

Assemblyman Bill Conrad Calls on State to Allocate Federal Funds to North Tonawanda for Emergency Repairs to City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant

North Tonawanda – Today, March 11, 2022, New York State Assemblyman Bill Conrad called on the State to dedicate American Rescue Plan monies to the repair of the City of North Tonawanda’s Wastewater Treatment Plant on River Road. The American...

Assemblyman Bill Conrad Calls on State, County Leadership to Push for ‘Fan-First’ Concessions Pricing at New Buffalo Bills Stadium

TONAWANDA – Today, New York State Assemblyman Bill Conrad urged the elected leadership in New York State and Erie County, as they continue stadium negotiations with Buffalo Bills owners Terry and Kim Pegula, to call for the inclusion in any new...

Senator Sean Ryan, Assemblyman Bill Conrad Announce Nearly $6 Million in State Funding for Sewer Infrastructure Improvements in the Town of Tonawanda, Village of Kenmore

Tonawanda – Today, January 21, 2022, New York State Sen. Sean Ryan and Assemblyman Bill Conrad announced the awarding of nearly $6 million in state funding for the Town of Tonawanda and the Village of Kenmore. The grants, administered by Empire...

Assemblyman Bill Conrad Calls on State Attorney General to Investigate Alleged Violation of Open Meetings Law by Members of North Tonawanda Common Council

Tonawanda – Today, Nov. 18, 2021, New York State Assemblyman Bill Conrad submitted a formal request to Attorney General Letitia James’ office, calling for an investigation into an alleged violation of the State’s Open Meetings Law by...

Senator Sean Ryan and Assemblyman Bill Conrad Announce Governor Hochul Has Signed Bill Allowing Amigone to Relocate Tonawanda Crematory

Albany – Today, October 26, 2021, New York State Senator Sean Ryan and Assemblyman Bill Conrad announced that their legislation (S.6171B/A.6740), which will allow Amigone Funeral Home to relocate its Sheridan Park Crematory to a non-residential...

Assemblyman Conrad Announces $25,000 in State Funding for the Tonawanda City Schools

Tonawanda – Today, Oct. 8, 2021, New York State Assemblyman Bill Conrad announced that he has secured $25,000 in new State aid for the Tonawanda City School District. The funding will be used to purchase 70 new Google Chromebooks for students’...

New York State Assemblyman Bill Conrad Announces $65,000 in Grants for Improvements to the Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries of the 140th District

Buffalo – Today, August 5, 2021, New York State Assemblyman Bill Conrad announced that he has secured new State aid for all four branches of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries located in his district.  The grants, totaling $65,000,...

Senator Sean Ryan, Assemblyman Bill Conrad Announce Signing of Bill that Creates Benevolent Association for the Kenilworth Volunteer Fire Co. #1

Albany – Today, August 4, 2021, New York State Senator Sean Ryan and Assemblyman Bill Conrad announced that their legislation (S.7116/A.7377) creating the Kenilworth Volunteer Fire Co. #1 Benevolent Association has been signed into law by the Governor....

New York State Assemblyman Bill Conrad Presents Resolution Honoring Del Reid, Dan Gigante and Their Team at 26 Shirts

Buffalo – Today, July 26, 2021, New York State Assemblyman Bill Conrad presented a formal copy of Assembly resolution K197 to Del Reid and Dan Gigante, owners of the business 26 Shirts. The resolution was adopted by the Assembly in April, in recognition...

Senator Sean Ryan, Assemblyman Bill Conrad Introduce Legislation Allowing Amigone to Relocate Controversial Crematory

Tonawanda – Today, May 7, 2021, New York State Senator Sean Ryan and Assemblyman Bill Conrad introduced legislation that would allow for the relocation of any crematory or crematorium operated by a funeral home pending the approval of local authorities,...

Subcommittee Chair Conrad Lends Support to FASNY and RecruitNY

 

Assembly Passes Legislation to Support Small Businesses Struggling Amid COVID Crisis

Today, members of the Western New York Assembly delegation announced the passage of a package of bills to provide relief to small businesses that are struggling due to the COVID crisis, including relief from increases in unemployment insurance costs and...

Ryan, Conrad, Tonawanda Town Board Voice Disappointment with Decision to Allow Sheridan Park Crematory at Amigone to Reopen After Black Smoke Emitted Recently from Facility

Tonawanda, NY – Today, Jan. 4, 2021, Amigone Funeral Home’s Sheridan Park Crematory in the Town of Tonawanda is to resume operations, per a consent order it reached with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The agency...