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Niagara County’s Super Lawyer Series: Michael H. White to the Defense

Niagara County’s Super Lawyer Series: Michael H. White to the Defense

Community News March 6, 2018 at 1:52 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9   When an individual is going through the criminal justice system, there is often nothing in their life more important to them than what the outcome will be. ItRead More

COMMUNITY NEWS: North Tonawanda In-Rem Auction on Saturday March 10th

COMMUNITY NEWS: North Tonawanda In-Rem Auction on Saturday March 10th

Community News March 5, 2018 at 11:20 am

This Saturday, March 10th, 2018, at North Tonawanda City Hall there will be the annual In-Rem auction for foreclosed properties. Registration is at 9am, bidding starts at 10am. Winning bid must have 10% that day for City. Attached is a link to all Residential, Commercial, and Vacant Land properties availableRead More

Dave’s Christmas Wonderland to Open New Store Location in Niagara Falls

Dave’s Christmas Wonderland to Open New Store Location in Niagara Falls

Community News March 5, 2018 at 9:52 am

Dave’s Christmas Wonderland announces the addition of a fourth store location at the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, New York.  Dave’s Christmas Wonderland is a division of Gordon Companies, a family-owned and –operated business based in Cheektowaga, N.Y. Dave’s Christmas Wonderland will occupy an 8,200-square-foot space locatedRead More

Morinello Targets Stronger Legislation to Benefit Military Veterans

Morinello Targets Stronger Legislation to Benefit Military Veterans

Community News March 4, 2018 at 4:28 pm

Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I-Ref-Niagara Falls) stood during session to speak on a bill which would provide sick leave to state employees who have served our military in combat theater or combat zones. The legislation designates that these sick days are to be used specifically for any and all periodsRead More

Mount St. Mary’s Hospital has large turnout for fundraiser at Como Restaurant

Community News March 2, 2018 at 4:15 pm

  The annual reverse draw of Mount St. Mary’s Hospital was held Feb. 28 at the Como Restaurant. Nearly 280 people attended. It was covened by the Mount St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation, St. Francis Guild Auxiliary and the board of associates. Funds raised are directed to the foundation’s small grantsRead More

Councilman Chris Voccio

Chris’s Corner: A Conservative-Libertarian Approach to Fighting Poverty

Community News February 27, 2018 at 12:12 pm

I attended a presentation recently of the Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative (ESPRI), a state-funded program announced last year with the noble intention of reducing poverty by helping people enter the workforce and gaining important life skills. We’ve been waging a War on Poverty for half a century now, sinceRead More

NHL Hockey: A Lost Buffalo Sabres Generation

NHL Hockey: A Lost Buffalo Sabres Generation

Community News February 24, 2018 at 10:40 am

Young fan base tuning out as team’s fortunes swoon By Andrew Kulyk and Peter Farrell Go back to Christmas vacation in the mid and late 70s, starting in 1973. That was the time for the much heralded Buffalo Sabres annual open practice. The team would pass out free tickets toRead More

Owners of Aero Transportation & Beauty by Naz Live the American Dream in Niagara Falls

Owners of Aero Transportation & Beauty by Naz Live the American Dream in Niagara Falls

Community News February 23, 2018 at 6:38 pm

Tired of hard luck stories here?   After hearing the story of Noor Ahmad, his daughter, Nasreen Akhtar, and her husband, Amar Mengla, I think anyone who says life is too tough in Niagara Falls might just change his tune.   At the age of seven, Nasreen Akhtar moved fromRead More

“Smokin'” Land Deal Pending for Downtown Niagara Falls?

“Smokin'” Land Deal Pending for Downtown Niagara Falls?

Community News February 23, 2018 at 11:27 am

A sweeping and transformational real estate transaction is possibly in the works as the Cuomo administration, through its Empire State Development agency, is poised to purchase numerous downtown Niagara Falls parcels from local developer and Native American entrepreneur “Smokin’” Joe Anderson, the Reporter has learned, despite all parties concerned refusingRead More

Councilman Chris Voccio

Coffee with Chris scheduled for Thursday, March 15th

Community News February 20, 2018 at 1:20 pm

Niagara Falls, NY – Niagara Falls City Council member Chris Voccio has scheduled his third Coffee with Chris for March 15. Coffee with Chris sessions are tentatively scheduled for the third Thursday of each month. The third Coffee with Chris is scheduled for Thursday, March 15th at 8am, at RoyalRead More

Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center Set to Open on May 4, 2018

Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center Set to Open on May 4, 2018

Community News February 19, 2018 at 8:20 am

The much-anticipated Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center will open May 4, 2018. The Heritage Center is an experiential museum that reveals authentic stories of Underground Railroad freedom seekers and abolitionists in Niagara Falls, that inspire visitors to recognize modern injustices that stem from slavery and to take action towardRead More

Niagara Falls Community Development: ‘Cash Mob’ at Rock Burger

Niagara Falls Community Development: ‘Cash Mob’ at Rock Burger

Community News February 19, 2018 at 8:12 am

Niagara Falls Community Development is organizing a Cash Mob at Rock Burger (328 Niagara Street, Niagara Falls, New York 14301) on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, from 12 pm to 2 pm. According the Community Development, a ‘cash mob’ is “a group of people who assemble at a local business toRead More

Former Niagara County DA Mike Violante

Ex-DA Violante sex harassment case settled for $335,000 (in case you didn’t know)

Community News February 9, 2018 at 3:15 am

In case you missed it, for the record, and because, if you are a resident of Niagara County, you probably helped pay for it: Niagara County settled the sexual harassment lawsuit against former DA Michael Violante for $335,000. It happened 10 months ago, and there has been hardly a wordRead More

Gearing Up for the Community Memorial Day Parade

Gearing Up for the Community Memorial Day Parade

Community News February 9, 2018 at 1:27 am

By Councilman Kenny Tompkins You wouldn’t know from the frigid temps and falling snow that in a mere three and a half months, we’ll host our third Community Memorial Day Parade. On Saturday, May 26, at 10 am, units will march from the City Market parking lot, up Pine Avenue,Read More

A City by the People: A Developing North Tonawanda Story

A City by the People: A Developing North Tonawanda Story

Community News February 9, 2018 at 12:47 am

By  Zachary S. Niemiec As someone who is originally from North Tonawanda, I’m proud of recent community action against the reestablishment of commercial truck routes on Robinson and Wheatfield Streets. In response to the considered change to commercial truck routes, North Tonawanda residents organized, sent letters, made phone calls, attended meetings, voicedRead More

October 05, 2017-North Tonawanda, NY- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announces that four Western New York communities have been selected to receive up to $10 million in funding from the Buffalo Billion II initiative. The City of Dunkirk, City of North Tonawanda, City of Lackawanna and Village of Gowanda are recipients of Smart Growth Community Funds for projects that utilize existing infrastructure to support placemaking, walkable communities and sustainable development.

N.T. Council Shades Solar Panel Resolution, Water Treatment Upgrades on Tap for NT/Lockport

Community News February 8, 2018 at 6:12 pm

A position in North Tonawanda city government vacant since Election Day, and one of two full-time positions in the mayor’s office, that of Assistant to the Mayor, has been filled by David Divirgilio, who will earn $45,000. Mr. Divirgilio had previously worked for the city briefly in 2017 as aRead More

The Why Coffee Shop: Celebrating More Than 45+ Years On Main Street

The Why Coffee Shop: Celebrating More Than 45+ Years On Main Street

Community News February 3, 2018 at 8:34 am

The Why Coffee Shop has been located at the intersection of Main Street and Portage Road in Niagara Falls since either late 1971 or 1972. There are very few businesses that can say that they have existed for 45+ years at the same address on Main Street in Niagara Falls,Read More

New Niagara Falls Community Center Public Meeting

New Niagara Falls Community Center Public Meeting

Community News February 2, 2018 at 8:43 pm

“The youth is our future,” responded Niagara Falls City Councilman Ezra Scott when asked what the driving force is behind building a new community center in Downtown Niagara Falls. The New Niagara Falls Community Center, a group established to develop a safe space for youth and families to use andRead More

GUEST VIEW: A Resident’s Response To Learning The Niagara Falls Police Station Is Closed On Weekends

GUEST VIEW: A Resident’s Response To Learning The Niagara Falls Police Station Is Closed On Weekends

Community News February 1, 2018 at 6:29 pm

The Niagara Falls Reporter received the following email from a concerned resident in Niagara Falls:   “Are you aware that the Niagara Falls Police Office is closed to the public on weekends? I had reason to take a lady to the police station at 5:10 p.m. this past Saturday toRead More

Councilman Chris Voccio

Councilman Voccio Schedules Business Roundtable Breakfast

Community News February 1, 2018 at 6:22 pm

Niagara Falls, NY – City Councilman Chris Voccio is hosting a breakfast roundtable discussion for business owners, managers and executives to get feedback on how the city of Niagara Falls can make it easier to do business here, foster business expansion and attract more investment and development. Dubbed the BusinessRead More

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