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City Board Will Allow Renovation of Buffalo's Seneca Tower

U.S. News

Jemal plans to convert the vacant 38-story building into a modern tower with both residential and retail spaces.

An Afrofuturist Seneca Village, at the Met

The New Yorker

In 1857, Seneca Village, a community of predominantly Black Americans, was destroyed to build Central Park. Beginning Nov. 5, the Met imagines an alternate world, one in which the village still thrives, with "Before Yesterday We Could Fly: An Afrofuturist Period Room," combining historic and contemporary art and décor. Its visionary lead curator, Hannah Beachler--who won an Oscar for her production design on "Black Panther"--is pictured here, with wallpaper by the Nigerian American artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby.

SKF USA to Close Seneca Factory, Eliminating 170 Jobs

U.S. News

SKF USA is owned by Sweden-based SKF Group. The company said Tuesday it is consolidating its industrial seals manufacturing work. The work being done in Seneca will be transferred to a plant in Salt Lake City.

Seneca Lake Region to Be Treated for Sea Lampreys

U.S. News

A lampricide will be applied over a period of about 12 hours to kill the larval form of the sea lamprey. The pesticide has been used extensively for sea lamprey control in the Great Lakes for decades and in Seneca Lake tributaries since 1982.

Seneca Nation Renews Fight With New York Over Thruway

U.S. News

The western New York tribe says Thursday a new lawsuit seeks to force the state to get federal approval for the toll road, which the Senecas say the state failed to do. The Senecas say they should receive a share of tolls from the 300-acre section.