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Falls’ ‘Old School’ Chiropractor Allows Body to Heal Itself

Falls’ ‘Old School’ Chiropractor Allows Body to Heal Itself

Community News March 17, 2016 at 7:10 am

According to the philosophy of Chiropractic and Niagara Falls’ most renowned Chiropractor, Dr. Mark Del Monte, everyone deserves to enjoy the miracle of better health. Dr. Del Monte is an old school chiropractor. He learned his craft from the first generation students of the founders of chiropractic – father andRead More

Three Names Proposed For The Buffalo Zoo’s Infant Gorilla

Three Names Proposed For The Buffalo Zoo’s Infant Gorilla

Community News March 16, 2016 at 11:50 pm

The Buffalo Zoo is inviting the community to help choose one of three names for the new infant gorilla. The infant was born on Sunday, January 10 at 11:04 p.m. to mother, 18-year-old Sydney, and father, 28-year-old Koga. Sydney, as these pictures reveal, has displayed strong maternal instincts and isRead More

Memorial names Julie Zito Clark director  of marketing, special events and projects

Memorial names Julie Zito Clark director of marketing, special events and projects

Community News March 9, 2016 at 10:25 pm

     Julie Zito Clark has been appointed Director of Marketing, Special Events and Projects at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center effective February 29. A professional marketing executive with more than 20 years of successful experience in marketing, public relations and communications for not-for-profit organizations and an S&P 500 corporation,Read More

Judge Frank Bayger, Hall of Fame Trial Lawyer, Is Back Practicing Law

Judge Frank Bayger, Hall of Fame Trial Lawyer, Is Back Practicing Law

Community News March 9, 2016 at 10:19 pm

Frank “Duke” Bayger worked at a bowling alley while attending high school, worked as a dishwasher and waiter at the famed Roycroft Inn in East Aurora, worked as a bartender at the Town Casino nightclub in Buffalo, and won a $12.5 million defamation judgment for the late Niagara Falls restaurateurRead More

Niagara Catholic raising money for “Water for South Sudan”

Niagara Catholic raising money for “Water for South Sudan”

Community News March 9, 2016 at 10:19 pm

Embarking on a Global Project – In their 1998 document, Sharing Catholic Social Teaching: Challenges and Directions-Reflections of the U.S. Catholic Bishops, the American bishop’s highlighted seven principles that serve as the foundation of the church’s social teaching.  Knowing and adopting these principles for our own lives can motivate usRead More

Robert Moses to be renamed “Niagara Scenic Parkway”; Why not just remove it?

Robert Moses to be renamed “Niagara Scenic Parkway”; Why not just remove it?

Columns, Community News March 9, 2016 at 10:11 pm

Strike up the band, join the parade, wave the flag and pop the bag. The politicians are renaming the Robert Moses Parkway, to the Niagara Scenic Parkway. Please curb your enthusiasm.   Especially since, instead of renaming it, they should be getting rid of it!   Urging congress to pass ObamacareRead More

Despite obstacles, Dyster forges ahead  with controversial parking meter plan

Despite obstacles, Dyster forges ahead with controversial parking meter plan

Community News March 9, 2016 at 9:04 pm

  What can the people of Niagara Falls do to ensure that the nightmarish implementation of a citywide parking plan by Mayor Paul Dyster’s handpicked contractor, Desman Associates, isn’t simply a repeat of what recently happened when the company did the same thing in Chicago? The Niagara Falls City CouncilRead More

Long Marijuana Bud on Tall Cannabis Plant at Indoor Farm

Unkind, Bud

Community News, State and National News March 3, 2016 at 8:53 pm

New York’s Medical Marijuana Program is unfriendly to patients By Marc Gromis   After waiting almost two years for the rollout of New York’s medical marijuana program, many people who have sought to use medical cannabis to treat their ailments are finding that the so called “Compassionate Care Act” isRead More

Cancer Screening Can Lower Death Rate

Community News March 3, 2016 at 8:34 pm

Six out of 10 Colorectal Cancer Deaths Could Be Prevented By Renae Kimble March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and the Cancer Services Program of Ni-agara County is urging everyone to talk to their doctor about screening and testing op-tions for colorectal cancer (also called colon cancer). Colorectal cancer isRead More

Hamister fails to open hotel in  Jamestown as well as Niagara Falls

Hamister fails to open hotel in Jamestown as well as Niagara Falls

Community News March 2, 2016 at 11:25 pm

   The fabulous resort location on Rainbow Boulevard North here isn’t the only hotel in Western New York that do-nothing developer Mark Hamister hasn’t built, h e’s also failed to build down in Jamestown, where a promised Double Tree Inn has likewise failed to materialize. It was on June 24,Read More

How Long Does It Take to Get Out of Shape?

Community News March 2, 2016 at 3:40 pm

Colder temperatures and fewer daylight hours make it more difficult to stay active and motivated. But how long does it take to actually get out of shape? It varies from person to person, but most experts agree that it’s pretty simple: you either use it or you lose it.  Read More

Liberty Tax Offers Free Tax Preparation  For Veterans, Active Military

Liberty Tax Offers Free Tax Preparation For Veterans, Active Military

Community News February 25, 2016 at 8:50 am

Much too often, the news we hear about veterans is not very good, from long lines at Veteran Administration hospitals to high unemployment figures for the men and women who have served our country when they return home. But this story reminds us that there are many grateful people outRead More

City Hall Jokes – Feb 25

City Hall Jokes – Feb 25

Community News February 25, 2016 at 1:29 am

Answer: Down a $350,000 rat hole.Question: Where did the money for the “train station re-bid” go? Paul Dyster and George Maziarz walk into a bar. The bartender looks up and shouts, “You sleazy politician, I thought they finally caught up to you, get out! Senator Maziarz, you can stay.” WhatRead More

Ricky, Maker Of Best Pizza [And Fish Fry] In The World, Invites You To His Place!

Ricky, Maker Of Best Pizza [And Fish Fry] In The World, Invites You To His Place!

Community News February 25, 2016 at 1:23 am

Happy late February everyone, winter is nearly over and spring , just like Ricky’s, is right around the corner. Been getting lots of positive feedback on our beer batter fish fry. Incredibly our fish fry has already been referred to as the best in town by our customers on socialRead More

Local Film Group Seeks Volunteers / Interns / Festival Directors

Local Film Group Seeks Volunteers / Interns / Festival Directors

Community News February 24, 2016 at 11:32 pm

“Volunteers / Interns / Festival                            Director’s Wanted”                                                               Read More

President’s Transportation Budget Will Cost Drivers More without Improving Roads

Community News February 17, 2016 at 9:29 am

Our lame duck President’s final transportation budget is too little, too late, and wrongly focused. Throughout the Highway Bill debate, the Laborers’ International Union of North America urged Congress and the President to pass an increase in the gas tax in order to ensure funding for the Highway Trust Fund.Read More

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

Community News February 10, 2016 at 9:39 pm

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

Tonawanda’s Mandarin Garden Offers Authentic Asian At Affordable Prices

Tonawanda’s Mandarin Garden Offers Authentic Asian At Affordable Prices

Community News February 4, 2016 at 1:57 am

By Sheligh Love An American favorite: Sesame Chicken There is a restaurant in Western New York where you can dine-in, affordably, at a quality Asian restaurant. Sure there are scores of local Chinese restaurants. Most of their business is take out or buffet where staff loads up food in wellsRead More

Only in NT: Historic Preservation benefits select few in NT

Only in NT: Historic Preservation benefits select few in NT

Niagara County, Community News February 3, 2016 at 11:26 pm

In 2005, during the administration of North Tonawanda Mayor David Burgio, the Common Council passed a Historic Preservation Ordinance creating a Historic Preservation Commission. The subsequent Commission hasn’t focused on preserving historical sites with actual historical status but has enabled wealthy carpetbaggers to get tax credits for “historic” buildings. Why isRead More

Genesee Community College offers free-admittance seminar: Picking the US President; Meant to Explain Caucuses and Primaries

Community News January 27, 2016 at 12:25 pm

  BATAVIA, NY – Genesee Community College will host a free seminar: “Picking the United States President, Making Sense of the Caucuses and Primaries” to explain the process of nominating a candidate for president. Questions such as “What is the difference between a caucus and a primary?” “Why is it important?” “HowRead More

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