Archive for August, 2016

Memorial names new director of Health Information Management

Memorial names new director of Health Information Management

Community News August 10, 2016 at 11:28 pm

  Cheryl Quarantello, RHIA, CHPS, CSS has been appointed director of Health Information Management at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.   A graduate of Niagara County Community College and Daemen College, where she was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Record Administration, Quarantello most recently served as aRead More

Free Live concert with A List in Schoellkopf Park; hosted by Memorial Hospital

Free Live concert with A List in Schoellkopf Park; hosted by Memorial Hospital

Community News August 10, 2016 at 11:01 pm

  Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will present a free outdoor concert at Schoellkopf Park, featuring live music by The A-List Band and food specials by the Hard Rock Café on Thursday, Aug. 18, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Schoellkopf Park is on Portage Ave. and extends from Pine to Walnut, and isRead More

LONELY GERMAN SHEPHERD, MASTER DIED, AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION

LONELY GERMAN SHEPHERD, MASTER DIED, AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION

Community News August 10, 2016 at 10:44 pm

  As of press time, a four year-old female German Shepherd was available for adoption at the Niagara County SPCA. Her name is Holly, although should you adopt her, there seems to be no reason why you couldn’t change her name. Holly is not currently on the adoption side of theRead More

We Love ‘em to Death: The hypocrisy of ‘animal lovers’ who eat meat

We Love ‘em to Death: The hypocrisy of ‘animal lovers’ who eat meat

Columns August 10, 2016 at 10:33 pm

  Guest View: By Nick Guntermann Niagara Falls, NY Today’s ten highest grossing box office releases are about animals, including: “Finding Dory,” “The Jungle Book,” “Zootopia,” “The Secret Life of Pets,” and “Kung Fu Panda.” Nearly half of our households include a dog and nearly 40 percent have a cat. TwoRead More

Time to change the name of Niagara County; Albany took our power and created poverty   

Time to change the name of Niagara County; Albany took our power and created poverty  

Niagara County August 5, 2016 at 2:44 am

  Governor Andrew Cuomo came to town recently to announce that New York State was changing of the name of the Robert Moses Parkway to the Niagara Scenic Parkway. This was done perhaps to more accurately describe the parkway for tourists who have used the parkway for 60 years toRead More

City Hall Shenanigans: Trickery on Civil Service exams unfair to other applicants

City Hall Shenanigans: Trickery on Civil Service exams unfair to other applicants

Niagara Falls August 5, 2016 at 2:28 am

  City Hall — A woman in the Niagara Falls’ finance department – we will call her Tammy – who has worked there for several years on what is called “provisional” status, recently flunked her civil service exam. It was the second time she failed the exam. Tammy was appointedRead More

Local Economy, Quality of Life Harmed by Politicians, Tourism Bureaucracy 

Local Economy, Quality of Life Harmed by Politicians, Tourism Bureaucracy 

Niagara Falls August 5, 2016 at 1:44 am

  For many who live in the City of Niagara Falls, life is a daily struggle. Poverty, crime, substandard housing, lack of educational attainment, drug abuse and teen pregnancy here are across-the-board higher than New York State averages. For example, according to US Census figures, 40.6% of children in Niagara FallsRead More

MMA Champ Mike Brown offers seminar; MMA safer than the Bloodsport days of Frank Dux

MMA Champ Mike Brown offers seminar; MMA safer than the Bloodsport days of Frank Dux

State and National News August 5, 2016 at 1:35 am

Former Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) featherweight champion, Michael Thomas “Mike” Brown will conduct a seminar on Thursday, Aug. 11, from 6:30-9:30 pm at Southtowns MMA, in Blasdell, NY. The seminar is open to athletes of all skill levels and ages. Admission is $50.  A picture and autograph session will followRead More

Trio of new physicians meeting demand for more women’s services

Trio of new physicians meeting demand for more women’s services

Community News August 4, 2016 at 11:55 pm

The growing demand for more women’s health services in Niagara County has prompted Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center to hire more OB/GYN physicians and open a second facility. The center’s new office is called The OB/GYN Center at Summit and is located in Suite 650 at the Summit Healthplex, 6934Read More

Ask The Judge: Too late to sue for medical malpractice?

Ask The Judge: Too late to sue for medical malpractice?

Columns August 4, 2016 at 11:44 pm

Ask the Judge  By Judge Frank R. Bayger (retired) Dear Judge Bayger: I broke my arm four years ago while riding my bike. I was taken to ECMC where they put plates and screws into my arm to fix it. After a year, I was told that I was healedRead More

Guest View: Niagara Falls Schools Superintendent Lists Goals

Guest View: Niagara Falls Schools Superintendent Lists Goals

Columns, Niagara Falls August 4, 2016 at 11:30 pm

What I want to accomplish as your Superintendent   By Mark Laurrie Superintendent of Schools, Niagara Falls School District   In considering what I want to accomplish as your Superintendent, I sat thoughtfully with the Strategic Goals of the District. Owing to the excellent work done been my predecessors, I believe weRead More

Niagara Falls Dance Studio  Wins Medals in Rochester

Niagara Falls Dance Studio Wins Medals in Rochester

Community News August 4, 2016 at 11:16 pm

    Students from Miss Bev’s Dance Studio of Niagara Falls recently competed in the Summerdance Competition in Rochester, New York. Numerous students won gold and ‘high gold’ medals for their performances.  Miss Bev’s Studio was also awarded special recognition, for ‘costuming’ and ‘best sportsmanship’ at the competition. Miss Bev’s DanceRead More

Niagara County to Auction Over 50 Tax Defaulted Properties

Niagara County to Auction Over 50 Tax Defaulted Properties

Niagara County August 4, 2016 at 11:05 pm

    Niagara County will hold its annual Tax Foreclosure Real Property Live Auction on Saturday, August 13. The auction will take place at the Shawnee Fire Hall at 3747 Lockport Road, Sanborn New York at 10:00 am. Registration will open at 8:00 am, and the auction will continue untilRead More

Bills, Sabres Getting Ready but Sun Still Shining

Bills, Sabres Getting Ready but Sun Still Shining

Columns August 3, 2016 at 9:12 pm

    Well, the Buffalo Bills have opened camp to prepare for their second season under head coach Rex Ryan.  Could this be the year the Bills end the longest playoff drought in major sports? Of course we won’t really know the answer to that question for some time, probablyRead More

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