Niagara Greenway to Fund Sanborn Parking Lot

Niagara Greenway to Fund Sanborn Parking Lot

February 11, 2016

The dark and disturbing novel “1984” introduced into everyday language such terms as “Big Brother” and “Orwellian” (after the author, George Orwell). In the book, an all-seeing, all-knowing totalitarian government controls its citizens through various bureaucracies such as the Ministry of Truth (in charge of propaganda and censorship), the Ministry of PeaceRead More

Sincerity of finance panel’s call to stop irresponsible spending is questioned

Sincerity of finance panel’s call to stop irresponsible spending is questioned

February 10, 2016

It’s growing increasingly difficult to follow the bouncing ball – or hot potato – as the members of the city Finance Advisory Panel appear periodically in front of the council to lecture (chuckle) the council on fiscal integrity and the need (smirk) to suddenly begin counting the pennies and dimesRead More

Quinn Leads $100,000-plus Earners at ECC

Quinn Leads $100,000-plus Earners at ECC

February 10, 2016

If there’s a financial crisis at Erie Community College, as certainly appears the case, there’s no sign of it if you take a look at the salaries at the college headed by President Jack Quinn at $192,500 even though he spends many days away from the institution on outside payingRead More

New York ranks 4th in Solar Jobs

February 10, 2016

New York, NY – The Solar Foundation released its 2015 solar jobs census today, showing 208,859 Americans now work in the solar energy sector, including 8,250 in New York. The national solar jobs number represents a 20.2 percent increase from the previous year – the third consecutive year that solar jobs haveRead More

Cult Of Nxivm Part 12: How To Train Your Harem

Cult Of Nxivm Part 12: How To Train Your Harem

February 10, 2016

Keith Raniere, 55, the founder of NXIVM, keeps a harem that averages about 20 women – a few of whom come and go, He has sexual relations with many others, too –as he evaluates them for inclusion in his harem. Since 2003, Clare and Sara Bronfman, heirs of the Seagram’sRead More

KING CON SHMUELI SUES  OWN MOTHER, PROVING ONCE  AND FOR ALL HE’S A CLASS ACT

KING CON SHMUELI SUES OWN MOTHER, PROVING ONCE AND FOR ALL HE’S A CLASS ACT

February 3, 2016

    We were shocked at the number of emails complaining that we had omitted a story about the notorious swindler and con artist Shmuel “Sam” Shmueli in last week’s paper. This newspaper has uncovered a great deal about the rascal who has stiffed or tried to stiff almost everyone he has come in contract with.Read More

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History to repeat itself as falls dewatering recalls 1969 fiasco

February 11, 2016

  “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,” wrote the great Spanish philosopher George Santayana. He wasn’t talking specifically about Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster, Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp. CEO John Percy or any of the state parks and other officials who have predicted thatRead More

Readers speak out on issues of the day

Readers speak out on issues of the day

February 3, 2016

  One feature of the Niagara Falls Reporter’s redesigned website www.niagarafallsreporter.com readers seem to really be responding to is the ability to comment on stories we publish in real time, essentially as soon as they get done reading. The number of comments has grown every week since we made the changeover,Read More

It’s in the Stars: Your Weekly Horoscope: Feb 11-17

It’s in the Stars: Your Weekly Horoscope: Feb 11-17

February 11, 2016

Aries: (March 21 – April 19): Light travels faster than sound. That’s why you appear bright until you speak.  When you were a child, your mother wanted to hire someone to take care of you, but the Mafia wanted too much.  You’re so dumb, when you were born, your momRead More

CNSNEWS: The Media’s Softness for Sanders and Socialism

CNSNEWS: The Media’s Softness for Sanders and Socialism

February 10, 2016

By L. Brent Bozell III and Tim Graham | February 10, 2016 | 4:54 AM EST Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., smiles and waves to the crowd at his primary night rally Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/J. David Ake) At the start of theRead More

Ranking NFL venues, the Stadium Journey way

Ranking NFL venues, the Stadium Journey way

January 31, 2016

by Andrew Kulyk From time to time, you can find in your news feed some article trumping out “the best NFL stadium” or “Ranking the best and worst”. If you’re a stadium enthusiast, these will always make for interesting reads. But in many cases, they’re also nonsense. And downright embarrassingRead More

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It’s in the Stars: Your Weekly Horoscope: Feb 11-17

It’s in the Stars: Your Weekly Horoscope: Feb 11-17

Astrology February 11, 2016 at 8:12 pm

Aries: (March 21 – April 19): Light travels faster than sound. That’s why you appear bright until you speak.  When you were a child, your mother wanted to hire someone to take care of you, but the Mafia wanted too much.  You’re so dumb, when you were born, your momRead More

Print edition Feb 11

Print edition Feb 11

Print Version February 11, 2016 at 12:30 pm
News of the Weird Feb 11

News of the Weird Feb 11

News of the Weird February 11, 2016 at 3:39 am

FRONTIERS OF FASHION Even though concealed-carry gun permit-holders in Texas can now “open carry,” pistol-packing women concerned with fashion are not limited to traditional firearms in ordinary cowboy holsters. An online company, The Well Armed Woman, offers such carry options as stylish leggings, lace waistbands and an array of underarmRead More

Niagara Greenway to Fund Sanborn Parking Lot

Niagara Greenway to Fund Sanborn Parking Lot

Niagara County February 11, 2016 at 2:19 am

The dark and disturbing novel “1984” introduced into everyday language such terms as “Big Brother” and “Orwellian” (after the author, George Orwell). In the book, an all-seeing, all-knowing totalitarian government controls its citizens through various bureaucracies such as the Ministry of Truth (in charge of propaganda and censorship), the Ministry of PeaceRead More

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History to repeat itself as falls dewatering recalls 1969 fiasco

Columns, News, Niagara County February 11, 2016 at 2:11 am

  “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,” wrote the great Spanish philosopher George Santayana. He wasn’t talking specifically about Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster, Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp. CEO John Percy or any of the state parks and other officials who have predicted thatRead More

Dewatered falls as tourist attraction?  Officials here say yes, history says no

Dewatered falls as tourist attraction? Officials here say yes, history says no

Niagara Falls February 11, 2016 at 1:53 am

  The herd of local officials predicting a boom in tourism resulting from turning off the flow of water over the American and Bridal Veil Falls is puzzling to anyone familiar with the last dewatering of the natural wonder. The American Falls was reduced to a trickle in 1969 soRead More

Some reasons for opposing the falls  $40 million dewatering boondoggle

Some reasons for opposing the falls $40 million dewatering boondoggle

Niagara Falls February 11, 2016 at 1:42 am

   We smell a rat. That’s the answer the Niagara Falls Reporter gives anytime someone asks why we are questioning the planned dewatering of the American and Bridal Veil Falls when virtually every elected and appointed official involved in the process supports it, and the rest of the local mediaRead More

Former city engineer Curtis says  DeSantis profits from train station

Former city engineer Curtis says DeSantis profits from train station

News, Niagara Falls February 11, 2016 at 1:19 am

      Was city Planner Tom DeSantis’ longstanding desire to build a new train station in the city’s North End driven by any actual need for a new facility or by something else? Is his relationship with Wendel Duchscherer Architects and Engineers merely a professional alliance or something moreRead More

Only in NT: Kudos and musing about NT

Only in NT: Kudos and musing about NT

Niagara County February 11, 2016 at 12:25 am

Kudos to Mayor Arthur Pappas and his wife Linda for continuing the Mayor’s Snowflake Ball begun by Mayor Robert Ortt and his wife Megan to assist nonprofit organizations in NT. This year’s selection to be the recipient of the proceeds, the Nor-Ton Red Jacket Club, is a hidden diamond inRead More

Niagara Broadcast Network features Vidlers  5 and 10 February 12th -15th

Niagara Broadcast Network features Vidlers 5 and 10 February 12th -15th

Entertainment February 11, 2016 at 12:10 am

  Niagara Broadcast Network, NBN7900.com a weekly Niagara Falls, New York internet talk show, that will feature Vidlers 5 and 10 on their program the weekend of February 12th – 15th. Program host Sal Paonessa said that we wanted to highlight Vidlers since they came so close to winning theirRead More

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