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Shmueli To Be Arrested? The Power Of The Press And The Police May Topple The King Con

Shmueli To Be Arrested? The Power Of The Press And The Police May Topple The King Con

Shmueli January 22, 2016 at 10:22 am

This publication has been running an ongoing series on the notorious conman and serial defrauder, Shmuel Shmueli, who we have dubbed King Con. We have repeatedly laid out a number of Shmueli schemes – including fraud that he has committed against this writer and several area attorneys. Artvoice has learnedRead More

Conman Extraordinaire Shmuel  Shmueli Comes to One Niagara

Conman Extraordinaire Shmuel Shmueli Comes to One Niagara

Shmueli January 22, 2016 at 10:19 am

Shmuel “Sam” Shmueli, a notable conman. This week we return to the extraordinary conman Shmuel Shmueli, who defrauded dozens of local lawyers along the way to making me his chief victim. Born April 9, 1951, in Israel, Shmueli came to the US decades ago. He uses several aliases and hasRead More

Print edition Jan 21

Print edition Jan 21

Print Version January 21, 2016 at 9:28 pm
CULT OF NXIVM PART 9: A BOILING POT OF POISON STEW

CULT OF NXIVM PART 9: A BOILING POT OF POISON STEW

NXIVM January 21, 2016 at 9:26 pm

>BY FRANK PARLATO Some of our readers probably feel that over the last few months they’ve read all they need to read about Keith Raniere, the Bronfman sisters and the many bizarre characters and victims flowing in and out of NXIVM Village. Others tell us they can’t get enough ofRead More

It’s in the Stars: Your Weekly Horoscope: Jan 21-28

It’s in the Stars: Your Weekly Horoscope: Jan 21-28

Uncategorized January 21, 2016 at 6:19 pm

Aries: (March 21 – April 19): Time to up the medication. The problem with your gene pool is that there’s no lifeguard. You shouldn’t play hide and seek, no one would look for you. Why don’t you shut up and give that hole in your face a chance to heal?Read More

Second Amendment Watch: SCOPE, Sen. Ortt decry Orwellian ‘Terrorist Watch List’ Deprivation of Liberty, 2nd, 5th Amendments!

Second Amendment Watch: SCOPE, Sen. Ortt decry Orwellian ‘Terrorist Watch List’ Deprivation of Liberty, 2nd, 5th Amendments!

Uncategorized January 21, 2016 at 10:54 am

A joint statement from SCOPE and NYS Senator Robert Ortt regarding the “Terrorist Watch List” was released last week: New York State Senator Jefery Klein and Assemblyman Thomas Abinanti have introduced legislation that, “Prohibits persons named on the ‘consolidated terrorist watch list’ from obtaining or renewing a license to carry, possess, repairRead More

City Hall Jokes

City Hall Jokes

Uncategorized January 21, 2016 at 1:13 am

Political dictionaryEconomic Development – in the normal world economic development is measured by investment of private dollars in relation to businesses opened and jobs created. In Niagara Falls subsidized low income housing, grants to failing businesses and ribbon cuttings at drug treatment facilities pass for economic development. The mayor andRead More

Was City’s sale of Chilton Ave house transparent? Don’t bid on it!

News, Niagara Falls January 21, 2016 at 12:38 am

  There’s a mystery brewing on historic Chilton Avenue and several community activists have expressed interest in getting to the bottom of the puzzle’s particulars at the January 13 Planning Board meeting. The city, under the guidance of Seth Piccirillo, director of Mayor Paul Dyster’s Community Development Department, sold 631Read More

Exxon Mobil Under Scrutiny in California following LA Times, Columbia U. report

Uncategorized January 20, 2016 at 8:40 am

California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris is reviewing what Exxon Mobil knew about global warming and what it told investors, a person close to the investigation said. Prosecutors are trying to determine if the company committed securities fraud or broke environmental laws. The move comes after The Times and Columbia University,Read More

Anello questions the Dyster administration; is he getting stonewalled for his efforts?

Anello questions the Dyster administration; is he getting stonewalled for his efforts?

News, Niagara Falls January 20, 2016 at 1:39 am

Vince Anello is a former Niagara Falls mayor and a current radio talk show host. He is also, by the nature of his time as mayor and councilman, a consummate student of municipal government. And for that reason he has  become persona non grata with the Dyster administration. On hisRead More

Kevin Hardwick
...will hear from ECC

Will Politicians Really Fix the Problems at ECC? Time Will Tell

Uncategorized January 19, 2016 at 11:30 pm

So what’s next for Erie Community College now that a state audit has confirmed much of what I’ve written about over the last year about the unauthorized spending and job creation at the public college under the administration of President Jack Quinn? For starters, elected officials like the county executiveRead More

New council members are encouraged to take path toward transparency, efficiency, accountability

New council members are encouraged to take path toward transparency, efficiency, accountability

Uncategorized January 18, 2016 at 12:57 pm

    We have little doubt that as you read this column forces within the administration of Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster are working to influence and enlist the full cooperation of new council members, Ezra Scott and Kenny Tompkins. As political newcomers the two men are potential allies for thoseRead More

Print edition  Jan 7

Print edition Jan 7

Uncategorized January 17, 2016 at 3:02 pm
Keith Raniere, lying in bed, cooking up schemes to destroy his enemies.

CULT OF NXIVM SERIES PART8: THE RELENTLESS PURSUIT OF ENEMIES

NXIVM January 14, 2016 at 9:17 pm

>BY FRANK PARLATO NXIVM leader Keith Raniere made it clear that for NXIVM to thrive, its enemies must be destroyed. Lawsuits and crimi-nal indictments were the weapons of choice. When I worked there, most of the lawyers made it known they despised NXIVM. But they loved the pay. Lawyers areRead More

New surgeries at Niagara Falls Memorial provide relief to patients suffering severe gastric issues

Community News January 13, 2016 at 11:37 pm

NFMMC rapidly becoming Western New York center of excellence for surgical gastric procedures   Kevin Howey of Niagara Falls is a snack food merchandiser who for the past five years couldn’t eat the goods he delivered – or much else, for that matter – because he suffered from a debilitatingRead More

When it comes to “tabloids” size matters

When it comes to “tabloids” size matters

Uncategorized January 13, 2016 at 11:27 pm

Why is everyone reading that damn tabloid?” “How did that tabloid become the go-to news source in this city?” “It’s just a tabloid. Don’t believe a word of it.” We’ve heard it all before but lately we’re hearing it more than ever. While The Reporter has gotten deep under theRead More

Dr. Gil Farkash joins medical staff at Falls Memorial

Dr. Gil Farkash joins medical staff at Falls Memorial

Uncategorized January 13, 2016 at 11:20 pm

Gil M. Farkash, M.D, F.A.C.O.G., has joined the medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center as a laborist in the Women’s Services Department.   A graduate of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Buffalo, Dr. Farkash serves as chief of obstetrics and gynecologyRead More

Keith Raniere teaches that he is beyond dietary considerations.

CULT OF NXIVM SERIES PART 7: “DON’T CALL ME ‘PAPA'””

NXIVM January 7, 2016 at 9:09 pm

BY FRANK PARLATO Every December more than a billion people celebrate the birth of Christ, a child born of immaculate conception who would change the world – whose true father was said to be God, and whose earthly father was an Israeli carpenter named Joseph. Cult of NXIVM leader KeithRead More

Midtown arson recalls horrific  Moonglow Hotel fire of 1957

Midtown arson recalls horrific Moonglow Hotel fire of 1957

News January 7, 2016 at 1:06 am

  For some, last weekend’s torching of the Midtown Inn on Niagara Street brought to mind the Moonglow Hotel fire of November 1957. But while the destruction of the troubled Midtown may even be seen as something of a public service, the catastrophic Moonglow fire – which left 18 peopleRead More

Midtown Inn, mecca for prostitutes,  sex offenders, torched by arsonist

Midtown Inn, mecca for prostitutes, sex offenders, torched by arsonist

Niagara Falls January 7, 2016 at 12:57 am

    The Midtown Inn. For many residents on the city’s Southeast side, the ramshackle rooming house held a terror that would rival that of the Bates Motel, featured in Alfred Hitchcock’s classic 1963 tale of terror, “Phycho.” The inn was a target of controversy in 2009 when the New YorkRead More

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