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The rest of the story: the mayor’s veto of council health insurance ‘ordinance’

Columns February 10, 2016 at 8:36 pm

Niagara Falls – Due to the nature of today’s subject matter we suggest you read this column very carefully as it deals with the mayor’s vetoing of the council’s attempt to modify a city ordinance as offered by well-intended rookie council member Ken Tompkins. The ordinance change would have endedRead More

New York ranks 4th in Solar Jobs

State and National News February 10, 2016 at 8:27 pm

New York, NY – The Solar Foundation released its 2015 solar jobs census today, showing 208,859 Americans now work in the solar energy sector, including 8,250 in New York. The national solar jobs number represents a 20.2 percent increase from the previous year – the third consecutive year that solar jobs haveRead More

CNSNEWS: The Media’s Softness for Sanders and Socialism

CNSNEWS: The Media’s Softness for Sanders and Socialism

Uncategorized February 10, 2016 at 8:17 pm

By L. Brent Bozell III and Tim Graham | February 10, 2016 | 4:54 AM EST Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., smiles and waves to the crowd at his primary night rally Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/J. David Ake) At the start of theRead More

Acting DA Hires Former Ch. 7 Anchor Joanna Pasceri

Acting DA Hires Former Ch. 7 Anchor Joanna Pasceri

Erie County February 10, 2016 at 6:06 pm

Acting Erie County District Attorney Michael Flaherty who is facing a bruising Democratic primary battle against Tonawanda Town Attorney John Flynn this year, has tapped former Ch. 7 news anchor Joanna Pasceri to become the first public information officer in the history of the office. Flaherty announced the appointment thisRead More

From lover to enemy, Barbara Bouchey became the target of Keith Raniere’s hatred.

Breaking News: Bouchey Wins; NXIVM criminal computer trespass case to be dismissed!

NXIVM February 10, 2016 at 5:25 pm

David beats Goliath. The computer trespass case against Barbara Bouchey is to be dismissed. Special prosecutor Holly Trexler all but apologized to Bouchey. The Judge dismissed the bogus case against Bouchey. The judge  sealed the record and ordered an adjournment in contemplation of dismissal. More details later on the corruptRead More

Message from Carl Paladino: Let’s Make Trump Our Next President

Message from Carl Paladino: Let’s Make Trump Our Next President

Columns February 10, 2016 at 1:45 pm

Dear Fellow Republicans and New Yorkers, Tonight America took a giant step forward toward “Making America Great Again.” The Republican voters of New Hampshire have spoken and by a strong and decisive margin they chose Donald J. Trump as their Republican presidential nominee. Donald entered the race months ago, has respected the Republican Party and participated in theRead More

TSA Vacation Pictures

TSA Vacation Pictures

Uncategorized February 8, 2016 at 6:11 pm

Photos courtesy TSA Here are my vacation pictures…. No I wasn’t under arrest, this is at the airport.   Vacation pictures. Courtesy TSA. Betcha your congressmen doesn’t have pictures taken of him like this. Hey, nice vacation pictures Sweetie.’   Check her out   Don’t be an ass.    Read More

Public outcry prompts city to  rebid Chilton Ave. apartments     

Public outcry prompts city to rebid Chilton Ave. apartments    

Niagara Falls, News February 7, 2016 at 6:12 pm

Niagara Falls – In a bow to public outrage and basic human decency, the Dyster administration has announced a do-over, and will hold a public auction for a four-unit apartment building at 631 Chilton Ave. The 3,160 square foot building, which has assessed value of $37,261 and comes with itsRead More

Grandinetti pulls Planned Parenthood proclamation: Is the Reporter to blame?

Grandinetti pulls Planned Parenthood proclamation: Is the Reporter to blame?

Columns February 7, 2016 at 1:53 pm

Niagara Falls City Councilwoman Kristen Grandinetti found herself embroiled in another Facebook related controversy last week. After taking a hiatus from Facebook posting through the election season, presumably at the request of Mayor Paul Dyster who was running for reelection, she came back at full throttle, posting about abortion rights,Read More

Health Insurance Veto – Ordinance and Resolution Differences Explained

Niagara Falls February 6, 2016 at 7:37 pm

Niagara Falls  – The council initiative to cut health insurance for future city council members could have been written as a resolution or an ordinance. We have seen no evidence that it has to be written as one or the other. Informed sources say that it could be written eitherRead More

Grandinetti offers Planned Parenthood proclamation; city teeters on brink

Columns February 5, 2016 at 4:40 pm

Here we go again bashing the city council in general and council member Kristen Grandinetti in particular. Well, what else is there to say or do when Niagara Falls is in the condition it’s in and the councilwoman crafts a resolution/proclamation honoring the outgoing chief of Buffalo Planned Parenthood? Ms.Read More

Did Dyster’s veto of council health insurance resolution exceed mayor’s powers?

Niagara Falls February 5, 2016 at 4:26 pm

Niagara Falls Mayor Paul A. Dyster recently vetoed a council resolution that would have ended free health insurance for all future council members. However, did the mayor violate the separation of council and mayor powers by issuing that veto? Informed sources have shared their thoughts on this matter with theRead More

CULT OF NXIVM SERIES PART 11: RANIERE HANDLES HIS HAREM AND A LOT MORE

CULT OF NXIVM SERIES PART 11: RANIERE HANDLES HIS HAREM AND A LOT MORE

NXIVM February 4, 2016 at 9:46 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 Recap from last week: I was hired as a consultant by NXIVM, in September 2007 when the company was embroiled in multiple lawsuitsRead More

It’s in the Stars: Your Weekly Horoscope: Feb 4 – Feb 11

It’s in the Stars: Your Weekly Horoscope: Feb 4 – Feb 11

Uncategorized February 4, 2016 at 8:20 pm

Aries: (March 21 – April 19): Someone sends you an instant messages – with a baseball bat.  Good news. You’re not dyslexic; just really, really stupid. Your spouse and you were happy for twenty years. Then you met. People who know you are jealous of all the people that haven’tRead More

Print edition Feb 4

Print edition Feb 4

Print Version February 4, 2016 at 8:14 pm
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

How come these bridges could be built without de-watering?

How come these bridges could be built without de-watering?

Niagara County February 4, 2016 at 1:18 am

According to the many navigators who have been sailing them for the past five centuries, the roughest waters in North America can be found at the confluence of the East River and Long Island Sound in New York City, where the twice daily conflicting tides roil and churn the waters.Read More

Turning off the falls for the benefit of  engineers, construction firms here?

Turning off the falls for the benefit of engineers, construction firms here?

Uncategorized February 4, 2016 at 12:51 am

How could it be possible? One might be forgiven for asking. How could it be possible that, using technology commonly available more than a century ago, the State of New York was able to build two stone arch bridges from the mainland to Goat Island in Niagara Falls State ParkRead More

Engineers to get nearly $5 million  for design work on Goat Island bridges

Engineers to get nearly $5 million for design work on Goat Island bridges

Niagara Falls February 4, 2016 at 12:38 am

    Greenman Pedersen, the Albany based engineering and construction firm overseeing the Peace Bridge project in Buffalo, is also in line to receive a healthy chunk of the $4.9 million design contract for the Goat Island bridge replacement project. The firm signed off on a 131-page preliminary Design ReportRead More

Waterless waterfall big draw  for tourists looking for novelty

Waterless waterfall big draw for tourists looking for novelty

Niagara County, State and National News February 4, 2016 at 12:33 am

    Quick. What’s the first word in “Water-fall”? No, it’s not a trick question. If you said “Water” you are correct. And apparently quite a bit smarter than some of the public officials who have commented on the state’s plan to shut down the American and Bridal Veil fallsRead More

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