Buffalo in the 70s: ‘Crisis has seasoned new superintendent’ Gene Reville

By Steve Cichon

Sadly, as one thumbs through decades of pages of The Buffalo News, it becomes clear that the Buffalo Public Schools have been in a perpetual state of crisis for at least half a century.

New fixes and hopes come and go — but one long-standing positive influence was South Buffalo’s Eugene Reville, whose 15 years running Buffalo’s schools started 40 years ago this week.