Archive for November 2nd, 2017

Rich Andres

County Legislature Will Likely Remain in GOP Hands While Some Contests Promise Closeness, Experts See ‘Status Quo’ Election

Community News November 2, 2017 at 5:32 pm

Tuesday’s countywide election is likely to produce the same 11-4 split, with the same faces, on the Niagara County Legislature.   How likely is that outcome?   When we were asking Niagara County Public Information Officer Christian Peck about polling sites last week and asked him to handicap the racesRead More

***MEDIA ADVISORY***  FOR  TUESDAY, NOV. 7; WEDNESDAY, NOV. 8; TUESDAY, NOV. 21

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** FOR TUESDAY, NOV. 7; WEDNESDAY, NOV. 8; TUESDAY, NOV. 21

Community News November 2, 2017 at 5:06 pm

MORINELLO STAFF TO HOLD NOVEMBER MOBILE OFFICE HOURS   The staff of Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) will hold mobile office hours on Tuesday, Nov. 7 and Tuesday, Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Grand Island Town Hall, andWednesday, Nov. 8 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the Wheatfield Town Senior Center. Residents andRead More

Guest View

Guest View

Uncategorized November 2, 2017 at 5:03 pm

“I don’t make jokes,” Will Rogers wrote, “I just watch the government and report the facts.” I’ve written often about the lack of transparency, ethical accountability and fiscal due diligence in Lewiston, and although some wish to believe the present majority is shining examples of open, ethical and fiscal frugality,Read More

Guest Commentary on the New York State Constitutional Convention Call

Guest Commentary on the New York State Constitutional Convention Call

Uncategorized November 2, 2017 at 4:59 pm

Chances are good that the folks reading this have already heard that on the back of the November 7 ballot they will be asked whether to call a citizens’ convention to re-work our state’s foundational governing document. The other half of the electorate, regrettably, still knows nothing about this crucialRead More

Museums of Niagara Association (MONA) To Hold First Friday Event at Old Fort Erie

Museums of Niagara Association (MONA) To Hold First Friday Event at Old Fort Erie

Community News November 2, 2017 at 4:57 pm

Fort Erie, ON – As part of the Museums of Niagara Association (MONA) First Fridays public awareness campaign, The Niagara Parks Commission is pleased to announce that its Old Fort Erie heritage site has been selected to host the association’s upcoming First Friday event. The Tailgate Party-themed event will take place within OldRead More

100 YEARS OF WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE. GO CYNDY AND CELIA!

100 YEARS OF WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE. GO CYNDY AND CELIA!

Grand Island November 2, 2017 at 4:52 pm

Fellow Islanders, The year 2017 marks the 100-year anniversary of women in New York State gaining the right to vote. When you vote on November 7, you will get a sticker with a logo created to commemorate the occasion. I’m sure you’ve noticed that three of the Town Council candidatesRead More

Be Grand

Be Grand

Grand Island November 2, 2017 at 4:50 pm

Dear Islanders, The two Town Councilmen who are leaving office, Ray Billica and Chris Aronica, wrote a letter last week. Their message, essentially, was that we need to elect Town Council Candidates who will do the will of the people rather than the will of a select few. And thus,Read More

Cardiac-Stroke Care unit construction  enters final stages at Memorial Medical Center

Cardiac-Stroke Care unit construction enters final stages at Memorial Medical Center

Community News November 2, 2017 at 4:28 pm

Construction at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center’s new $4.3 million Cardiac/Stroke Care Unit is entering its final stages and members of the nursing staff are getting excited about the prospect of caring for their patients in the new 12,950-square-foot facility.   This week they stopped in to check on the progressRead More

Christie, Michelle

Physician assistants join Memorial primary care team

Community News November 2, 2017 at 4:20 pm

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center recently welcomed two physician assistants to its growing team of primary care providers.  Both are now seeing patients at the Niagara Falls Memorial Primary Care Center in the Golisano Center for Community Health, 533 10th St.   Michelle Christie, P.A.-C, is a graduate of Canisius College andRead More

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Making Your Vote for “Any Two” Really Count in Lewiston

Uncategorized November 2, 2017 at 4:14 pm

This year is an “off” year as far as state and federal elections are concerned. In a year such as this, on a local level we always see a large drop off in the number of registered voters who actually go out to vote. Yet like this year’s local TownRead More

Niagara County Legislator Rebecca Wydysh, R-Lewiston, speaks to reporters in this file photo. She is joined in the photo by U.S. Rep. Chris Collins, R-Clarence, a prominent opponent of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's SAFE Act gun control law.

COUNTY LEADERS TO TALK PISTOL RECERTIFICATION:

Uncategorized November 2, 2017 at 4:11 pm

Jastrzemski, Legislators Planning Meetings in Lewiston, North Tonawanda to Address Public Questions, Assist with Process   LEWISTON—County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski is planning to address one of the more confusing aspects of the controversial NY SAFE Act gun control law at a series of meetings planned around Niagara County inRead More

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Uncategorized November 2, 2017 at 4:08 pm

A local man was recently convicted of criminal possession of 3 high capacity magazines complete with 17 rounds of ammunition in each. The conviction was foreseeable under the laws of the state of NY. After conviction the defendant was leniently sentenced to a conditional discharge by County Court Judge MatthewRead More

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