Western New York connection

Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, right, was in Dunkirk on Wednesday evening to honor city Mayor Wilfred Rosas. The honors occurred at the Chautauqua County Democratic Committee banquet at the Clarion Hotel, Marina & Conference Center. Rosas is the state’s first elected Hispanic mayor. Brown’s remarks, made early in the event, centered around the Dunkirk to Buffalo Western New York revitalization boom currently being experienced. More than 160 were in attendance for the evening.