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North Tonawanda Shuts Down Makeshift Skatepark

North Tonawanda Shuts Down Makeshift Skatepark

Niagara Falls October 23, 2018 at 7:00 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         By: Brendan McDonough Reporter for North Tonawanda Kids across North Tonawanda are up in arms after an old tennis court – which was transformed intoRead More

Food Review: Angela’s Famous BBQ

Food Review: Angela’s Famous BBQ

Niagara Falls October 16, 2018 at 8:57 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       By: Jamie DePetris Food Expert / Critic So this weeks review is a bit different. I didn’t choose a restaurant this week, but rather an awesomeRead More

Chris’s Corner: My Position on the City Budget

Chris’s Corner: My Position on the City Budget

Niagara Falls October 16, 2018 at 8:52 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       By: Chris Voccio Niagara Falls City Councilman When Mayor Dyster presented his budget to the City Council on Friday, September 29, I was, before seeing theRead More

HAMILTON: You Want Us to be Like Buffalo? Then Let’s Punt to the Control Board!

HAMILTON: You Want Us to be Like Buffalo? Then Let’s Punt to the Control Board!

Niagara Falls October 16, 2018 at 8:49 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       By: Ken Hamilton Someone not long ago asked me, “Why can’t we look like Buffalo?”Of course, they were talking about Buffalo’s improved waterfront.  But their questionRead More

Is Mayoral Bid Growing Closer for Restaino?

Is Mayoral Bid Growing Closer for Restaino?

Niagara Falls October 16, 2018 at 8:37 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         By: Tony Farina The mayoral election for Niagara Falls is more than a year away but while incumbent Paul Dyster has not committed to seekingRead More

‘Closed for Business’ at City Hall?

‘Closed for Business’ at City Hall?

Niagara Falls October 16, 2018 at 8:24 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         By: Frank Parlato The doors to the present Niagara Falls City Hall on Main Street were first opened in 1924. Prior to that, the mayor’sRead More

Tompkins Responds to Dyster’s “Grandstanding” Comments

Tompkins Responds to Dyster’s “Grandstanding” Comments

Niagara Falls October 9, 2018 at 10:21 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     The mayor is suggesting my legitimate concerns about our severe budget deficit are “grandstanding.”  He went so far as to say about me: “If he is seriousRead More

Taking Back Niagara Falls Begins with the Residents!

Taking Back Niagara Falls Begins with the Residents!

Niagara Falls October 9, 2018 at 10:15 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     By: Terri Kline Community Organizer In a perfect world, when we elect City Officials we should be able to trust that they will do what is bestRead More

Piccirillo’s Post Mayoral Race Announcement Results: None of the Above Wins!

Piccirillo’s Post Mayoral Race Announcement Results: None of the Above Wins!

Niagara Falls October 9, 2018 at 10:12 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       By: Ken Hamilton In a recent Facebook Niagara Community Forum survey, members were told that the city’s Community Development Chief Seth Piccirillo had announced his intentionRead More

Dyster Using Uncertain $12.3 Million to Keep Status Quo at City Hall

Dyster Using Uncertain $12.3 Million to Keep Status Quo at City Hall

Niagara Falls October 9, 2018 at 10:06 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     By: Nicholas D. D’Angelo Managing Editor The timing couldn’t have been better. Days before Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster was to unveil his proposed budget for 2019,Read More

Piccirillo Announces he will Run for Mayor; Gets Scolded by Dyster for not Clearing it with Him First

Piccirillo Announces he will Run for Mayor; Gets Scolded by Dyster for not Clearing it with Him First

Niagara Falls October 9, 2018 at 9:59 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     Seth Piccirillo, the director of Community Development, announced last week he is running for Mayor of Niagara Falls. His announcement came as no surprise to readers ofRead More

Gov. Cuomo and his lawyers negotiated a pact with the Senecas that didn't include payments past 2016. Perhaps the city of Niagara Falls should sue him for incompetence and see about getting him disbarred.

Cuomo’s Office Confirms 2019 State Budget will ‘Authorize up to $12.3 Million’ as Advance of Casino Funds

Niagara Falls October 5, 2018 at 5:10 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     After Niagara Falls City Councilman Kenny Tompkins sent a letter to the NYS Comptroller’s Office asking them to review the City’s 2019 budget which includes $12.3 MillionRead More

Mayor Dyster Issues Response to Tompkins’ Call for Review of Proposed 2019 Budget

Mayor Dyster Issues Response to Tompkins’ Call for Review of Proposed 2019 Budget

Niagara Falls October 5, 2018 at 5:01 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     “Governor Cuomo made a commitment to the people of the City of Niagara Falls guaranteeing the advancement of the casino revenue owed to the City, and directedRead More

Councilman Tompkins calls for NYS Comptroller to Review Falls’ 2019 Budget

Councilman Tompkins calls for NYS Comptroller to Review Falls’ 2019 Budget

Niagara Falls October 5, 2018 at 4:59 pm

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Records Confirm Hatch Act Violation as Piccirillo Launches Mayoral Campaign

Records Confirm Hatch Act Violation as Piccirillo Launches Mayoral Campaign

Niagara Falls October 5, 2018 at 9:05 am

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     Much has been said about whether or not current Director of Community Development and Code Enforcement for Niagara Falls, Seth Piccirillo, is currently in violation of theRead More

President of NF Captain’s & Lieutenant’s Assoc. Pens Scathing Critique of Councilman Voccio’s “Public Safety on a Budget”

President of NF Captain’s & Lieutenant’s Assoc. Pens Scathing Critique of Councilman Voccio’s “Public Safety on a Budget”

Niagara Falls October 3, 2018 at 3:05 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       A link to Councilman Chris Voccio’s “Public Safety on a Budget” piece, to which this response is directed, can be found here: http://niagarafallsreporter.com/chriss-corner-public-safety-budget/   By: LieutenantRead More

NF Garbage Collection is a Mandatory Public Health Necessity – And YOU Already Pay for it!

NF Garbage Collection is a Mandatory Public Health Necessity – And YOU Already Pay for it!

Niagara Falls October 2, 2018 at 10:56 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       By: Ken Hamilton For cities with garbage fees, like Albany, Troy and soon, maybe even Niagara Falls NY, it really makes no difference to the city’sRead More

Chris’s Corner: Public Safety On a Budget

Chris’s Corner: Public Safety On a Budget

Niagara Falls October 2, 2018 at 10:52 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       By: Chris Voccio Niagara Falls City Councilman While campaigning for City Council last year, I emphasized that public safety was the primary role of government. IRead More

LAURRIE: For Niagara Falls Schools – A New Year with New Goals

LAURRIE: For Niagara Falls Schools – A New Year with New Goals

Niagara Falls October 2, 2018 at 10:40 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     By: Mark Laurrie Superintendent of Niagara Falls City School District With the school year already about a month into full swing, I think parents, students and taxpayersRead More

A $106 Million Budget

A $106 Million Budget

Niagara Falls October 2, 2018 at 10:25 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     Dyster Administration Proposes Garbage ‘User Fee,’ Salary Increases & Curious Job Change for Piccirillo at Taxpayer Expense!   By: Frank Parlato & Nicholas D. D’Angelo Mayor PaulRead More

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