Archive for August 11th, 2016

‘Discover Niagara’ Shuttle Parking Plan, A Blueprint for a Better Future?

‘Discover Niagara’ Shuttle Parking Plan, A Blueprint for a Better Future?

Niagara Falls August 11, 2016 at 12:12 pm

Lest anyone think the Niagara Falls Reporter prefers to dwell on the negative, concentrating on the city’s dire circumstances and cornering the local newspaper market on pessimism, try this article from major business network Bloomberg News, which ran a couple of years ago, on for size.   “Niagara Falls’ descentRead More

Radioactive Spoils Pile on North Ave. has been removed!

Radioactive Spoils Pile on North Ave. has been removed!

Niagara Falls August 11, 2016 at 7:01 am

By Lou Ricciuti and Frank Parlato Niagara Falls – The spoils pile at 915 North Ave. – which had signs around it warning: “Caution Radioactive Materials Area” –was removed earlier this month, along with the chain link fence surrounding it. The pile had sat on an abandoned lot for moreRead More

Look for Trump to Defeat Pravda

Look for Trump to Defeat Pravda

Uncategorized August 11, 2016 at 5:21 am

  By Jim Ostrowski My election predictions are not primarily based on the polls.  When I picked John Kerry to win the Democratic nomination in 2004, he was I think fourth in the polls and had mortgaged his house.  When I picked Trump as a possible nominee in early JulyRead More

FAMED PYSCHIC, BERNICE GOLDEN TO APPEAR AT PYSHIC FAIR IN NORTH TONAWANDA

FAMED PYSCHIC, BERNICE GOLDEN TO APPEAR AT PYSHIC FAIR IN NORTH TONAWANDA

Community News August 11, 2016 at 5:17 am

  The Dom Polski Psychic Fair and Expo will offer an opportunity for the public to meet and have readings done by psychics. The event will be held on Sunday, September 25th at 76 Oliver St, North Tonawanda, NY from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.     Tickets are $5Read More

While Canadians campaign to declare Niagara Falls ‘eighth Wonder of the World’, New York seeks welfare subsidies

While Canadians campaign to declare Niagara Falls ‘eighth Wonder of the World’, New York seeks welfare subsidies

Niagara Falls August 11, 2016 at 5:06 am

Niagara Falls, Ontario -With support from government officials, businesses and residents, a campaign called, ‘#Claimthe8th’ has been launched in Canada, with the goal of trying to prove that Niagara Falls and the surrounding regions of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Twenty Valley, St. Catharines and Niagara’s South Coast should be called “the eighth worldRead More

Guest View: I grew up among the world’s most polluted area – Niagara Falls

Guest View: I grew up among the world’s most polluted area – Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls August 11, 2016 at 2:43 am

Guest View: By a Longtime Falls’ Resident I’m sending along a picture of the environment I grew up in starting in 1951. I was five years old. The back of the house faced the factories and Buffalo Avenue My family lived on A Street near the chemical factories. The reason for beingRead More

ORTT: NYPA AUDIT RAISES SERIOUS CONCERNS

ORTT: NYPA AUDIT RAISES SERIOUS CONCERNS

Niagara County August 11, 2016 at 1:50 am

Senator Rob Ortt (R,C,I – North Tonawanda)  issued the following statement regarding the New York State Office of the State Comptroller’s audit of the New York Power Authority (NYPA): “The Comptroller’s audit of NYPA offers a concerning glimpse into the state’s power allocations through ReCharge New York. With the state’s largest powerRead More

Grand Island bike path debate opens up opportunities, and resistance

Grand Island bike path debate opens up opportunities, and resistance

Erie County August 11, 2016 at 1:40 am

The ongoing controversy about whether to close Grand Island’s  West River Parkway to create a bike path can be seen as part of a larger conflict, one that pits longtime residents against more recent arrivals in determining the future of what has traditionally been a semi-rural bedroom community. The lightningRead More

Was political activist Thompson targeted by DA for his beliefs?

Was political activist Thompson targeted by DA for his beliefs?

Erie County August 11, 2016 at 1:17 am

  It was a setup. That’s how longtime Grand Island activist Russ Thompson described the series of events that led to his being charged with felony of false voter registration and using that false registration to cast ballots on Grand Island. Thompson turned down an offered plea bargain, and theRead More

Alleged Florida Forger Encounters Delays at Lewiston Queenston Bridge; May soon become a New Yorker

Alleged Florida Forger Encounters Delays at Lewiston Queenston Bridge; May soon become a New Yorker

Niagara County August 11, 2016 at 1:02 am

    Roberto Carlos Baldoquin Milan, 41, lived in Indian River County, Florida, home of the orchards where the sweet ruby red grapefruit grows. Milan was not a farmer, but reportedly specialized in banking, documents creation, and handwriting analysis. One day, Milan, perhaps looking to get away from the heatRead More

The Right Side: About Khan – on the constitution or the Koran – he can’t have both!

The Right Side: About Khan – on the constitution or the Koran – he can’t have both!

Columns August 11, 2016 at 12:42 am

By J. Gary DiLaura Humayun Khan is an American hero who gave his life to protect his fellow Americans and defend his country. God bless him and may he rest in peace! There is no confusion about that and any “journalist” who claims Donald Trump said anything different is aRead More

Letter: Renaming ‘Niagara’ to ‘Stupid’ is right

Letter: Renaming ‘Niagara’ to ‘Stupid’ is right

Columns August 11, 2016 at 12:21 am

I recently came back into this area after a nine year absence, and I remember your motto was at that time, ‘we afflict the comfortable and comfort the afflicted.’ ‘The Truth is Always Fair’ is very appropriate in this world of left leaning media and right leaning media. Well doneRead More

Guest View: Grand Island resident questions Supervisor McMurray on his pro-development West River bike path stance

Guest View: Grand Island resident questions Supervisor McMurray on his pro-development West River bike path stance

Erie County August 11, 2016 at 12:15 am

  Guest View: By a ‘Concerned Grand Island Resident; The town of Grand Island recently elected a new Town Supervisor, Delaware North’s Nate McMurray, VP of Business Development. The North Tonawanda native won by less than 10 votes. He is currently pushing projects to open rural Grand Island to a larger audienceRead More

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