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The Hamister “Hoax” and Our City Issues Need to be Addressed

Uncategorized November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Guest View by Jamie Caldwell Niagara Falls, NY   The city of Niagara Falls has serious issues that need to be addressed.  For each matter this administration overlooks, it’s like, “kicking a can down the road”.  However, our city has kicked so many cans down the road, we have endedRead More

Ban On Cat Declawing Is The Right Thing To Do

Uncategorized November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Guest View by Christine Hutten North Tonawanda I am pleased that veterinarians across New York State are coming out in full force to oppose the inhumane practice of cat declawing (Cat Declawing Ban Gains Support Of Veterinarians Around The State 3/http://southbuffalonews.com7/http://southbuffalonews.com6). While most people think of declawing as removal ofRead More

Smith charges politics in  Planning Board ouster   

Smith charges politics in Planning Board ouster  

Uncategorized November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

  It’s politics as usual at the City Hall of Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster. That’s the charge of Rick Smith, who has served on the city Planning Board for the past nine years, six as its chairman. Smith ran for city Council in November on a platform critical ofRead More

City tourism office won’t get NTCC monkey off our backs  

Uncategorized November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

  At least publicly, Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster has sung the praises of the shadowy and secretive Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp., and its’ CEO John Percy. The NTCC benefits from nearly $2 million a year in city money, with around $900,000 coming from bed tax collections and anotherRead More

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Uncategorized November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

To whom it may concern: I am the operator of the Hyde Park Pavilion Ice Rinks having entered into an agreement with the City in 20http://southbuffalonews.com2. I am writing to correct recent articles in your newspaper. First, there was an article which indicated that the operator of the rinks, myRead More

Niagara Falls Taxpayers will pay to host Great Lakes Conference  Dyster given $75,000 blank check to spend as he likes  

Niagara Falls Taxpayers will pay to host Great Lakes Conference Dyster given $75,000 blank check to spend as he likes  

Uncategorized November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

  The city of Niagara Falls will “officially play host” to the 20http://southbuffalonews.com6 Great Lakes-Saint Lawrence Cities Initiative annual conference this June. City taxpayers will officially foot the bill. The conference will host http://southbuffalonews.comhttp://southbuffalonews.com8 U.S. and Canadian representatives, including representatives from Niagara Falls, who will gather to eat, drink, networkRead More

Sensible business or sweetheart deal?  Chilton Avenue residents want to know

Sensible business or sweetheart deal? Chilton Avenue residents want to know

Uncategorized November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

  Niagara Falls – A city-owned Chilton Avenue apartment house set to be sold to a volunteer member of the Dyster administration for $500 was never advertised as being for sale, and no sign was ever posted on the front lawn describing it was such. Instead, Community Development Director SethRead More

Shocking Cuomo press release reveals real Rationale for Robert Moses Parkway Upgrade

Shocking Cuomo press release reveals real Rationale for Robert Moses Parkway Upgrade

Uncategorized November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

It couldn’t have been made any clearer had it been posted on billboards, shouted from rooftops or written in skywriting.   If there was ever the shadow of a doubt in your mind that the south Robert Moses Parkway reconstruction was intended to do anything other than convey tourists past theRead More

More low income housing key  To Falls’ future? Dyster says yes!

More low income housing key To Falls’ future? Dyster says yes!

Uncategorized November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

  Since when is $http://southbuffalonews.com2 million “affordable? That’s the price tag on the new Walnut Avenue Homes project – located on Walnut Avenue and Fifth, Sixth and Seventh streets. The development consists of seven new buildings and the renovation of the former Niagara Falls Board of Education Building. Applications areRead More

WNY MUSLIMS STANDS WITH THE VICTIMS OF THE COWARDLY TALIBAN ATTACK ON STUDENTS AND TEACHERS IN PESHAWAR

Community News November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

As the backlash for successfully fighting terrorism, Pakistan has again suffered a horrific terror attack today. A place of learning and sanctuary has been violated as four gunmen entered the university and opened fire on students and teachers who had gathered for a peaceful poetry recital to commemorate the deathRead More

Rickey’s — Where the good times roll….

Rickey’s — Where the good times roll….

Uncategorized November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Hello Everyone, Welcome to this week’s edition of Ricky’s Corner. Our restaurant’s new name is Ricky’s Pub & Pizzeria located at the old Nifty Fifty 77http://southbuffalonews.com0 Buffalo Ave. Niagara Falls, NY http://southbuffalonews.com4304. Our number is 7http://southbuffalonews.com6-283-77http://southbuffalonews.com0. The wonderful staff and unique http://southbuffalonews.com950’s atmosphere that made The Nifty great is staying http://southbuffalonews.comhttp://southbuffalonews.com0% intact. Ricky’s will be offering an enhanced & expanded dinnerRead More

Road rage case leads to loss of  $http://southbuffalonews.com00,000 a year job for NFPD cop

Road rage case leads to loss of $http://southbuffalonews.com00,000 a year job for NFPD cop

Uncategorized November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

  Former Niagara Falls City Police officer James J. Conte, 48, was sentenced by Wheatfield Town Justice Erin P. DeLabio to a six month conditional release on a third-degree assault charge Tuesday. Niagara County District Attorney Michael Violante said by pleading guilty to a crime, even a misdemeanor, Conte wouldRead More

20http://southbuffalonews.com5 was the hottest year on record, new data say

State and National News November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

From the Los Angeles Times 20http://southbuffalonews.com5 was Earth’s hottest year on record, according to new data released today by NOAA and NASA. The average surface temperature across the globe was 58.47 Fahrenheit, a seemingly small but significant 0.23-degree increase from 20http://southbuffalonews.com4’s previous record, experts said. The new numbers confirm long-termRead More

City officials finally willing to accept  Reporter’s advice on casino cash?

City officials finally willing to accept Reporter’s advice on casino cash?

Uncategorized November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

  Over the past eight years, Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster has burned through around $200 million in revenue the city receives as the local share of the slot machine revenue from the Seneca Niagara Casino. And for almost as long, The Niagara Falls Reporter has been calling for aRead More

Where is law enforcement? Keeffe laid out blueprint of Raniere crimes in recorded talks and emails with Bouchey

Where is law enforcement? Keeffe laid out blueprint of Raniere crimes in recorded talks and emails with Bouchey

NXIVM November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

In NXIVM’s effort to destroy Barbara Bouchey – making a criminal computer trespass case out of a molehill  visit to a social media website – while ignoring a mountain of potential evidence against NXIVM founder Keith Raniere – certain facts have come to light. Perhaps the time has come –Read More

Types O, AB, B negative and A negative blood donations urgently needed by the American Red Cross

Types O, AB, B negative and A negative blood donations urgently needed by the American Red Cross

Community News November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The American Red Cross urgently needs blood donors to make an appointment to give this winter. Eligible blood donors of all types are needed, especially those with O, AB, B negative and A negative. Blood is needed to respond to emergencies large and small, across the country every day.  Read More

THE BEST GOVERNMENT YOU CAN BUY  An Inside Look At Political Corruption In New York

THE BEST GOVERNMENT YOU CAN BUY An Inside Look At Political Corruption In New York

Columns, State and National News November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

BY PAUL WOLF, ESQ. The recent convictions of Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos provide a great inside view of how campaign cash and political corruption meet. A key player in both trials was a http://southbuffalonews.com0http://southbuffalonews.com year old billionaire named Leonard Litwin who owns and buildsRead More

20http://southbuffalonews.com6’s Best & Worst Frequent Flyer Programs – CardHub Study

State and National News November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

With the average American budgeting $8,400 for travel in 20http://southbuffalonews.com6 and one-third of people planning to spend more than last year, according to TripAdvisor survey data, the stakes are also rising in terms of our decisions regarding rewards program membership. In order to help travelers maximize their savings, CardHub todayRead More

The old YMCA is now owned and operated by the Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission. Religious organizations are taking a greater and greater role in the traditionally secular world of public policy here, as the city transitions from an economy based on manufacturing and tourism to one based on taking care of people who can't take care of themselves.

It makes sense to advertise

Community News November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

  IT MAKES SENSE TO ADVERTISE We think there are some pretty good reasons to advertise in our publications, Artvoice, The Niagara Falls Reporter, the Front Page and the South Buffalo News both in print and online editions: Our job – if I can see straight and hear clearly andRead More

Confidential Report Downgrades Quinn’s Effectiveness

Confidential Report Downgrades Quinn’s Effectiveness

Uncategorized November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

As we have reported for some time, many at Erie Community College have questioned the commitment and leadership of President Jack Quinn who earns $http://southbuffalonews.com92,500 to run the school but has several outside assignments not related to college business that often take him away from the college and leave theRead More

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