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Gary DiLaura

Stupid Party ? I Think Not, Stupid Politicians ?…I Think So!

Columns, Featured July 21, 2016 at 12:36 pm

    Both parties can claim some really stupid people BUT… there is a MAJOR difference between the two parties and that is…which one believes in our RULE of LAW!? You see, the Democrat Party believes in the true definition of a Democratic society and that is a duly electedRead More

How Could This Possibly Happen?

How Could This Possibly Happen?

Columns June 30, 2016 at 5:33 pm

    Liar, cheat, dishonest, thief, arrogant beyond belief…these are all adjectives that I hear regularly when people speak of the “President of the United States”! How could the people of this Great Nation put someone in office who can claim ALL these “attributes” and then even consider, doing itRead 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

Chilton apartments given away to  Insider: Bad deal or just stupidity?   

Chilton apartments given away to Insider: Bad deal or just stupidity?  

Niagara Falls February 4, 2016 at 12:19 am

  The facts are in. Only two possibilities remain. Either the purchase of an apartment building located at 631 Chilton Ave. by an appointed volunteer city official with close ties to the Dyster administration represents some sort of shady deal, or the Department of Community Development and its youthful head,Read More

Complaints about Goat Island parking mount; Resentment of State Agency builds among local residents

Complaints about Goat Island parking mount; Resentment of State Agency builds among local residents

Niagara County February 3, 2016 at 11:36 pm

It’s the tourist off-season, and that means the restrooms at Devil’s Hole and Whirlpool State Parks are closed, Three Sisters Islands have been gated off and, as we reported to you last week, parking discounts for seniors in the Niagara Falls State Park are not in effect.   Our storyRead More

Only in NT: Historic Preservation benefits select few in NT

Only in NT: Historic Preservation benefits select few in NT

Niagara County, Community News February 3, 2016 at 11:26 pm

In 2005, during the administration of North Tonawanda Mayor David Burgio, the Common Council passed a Historic Preservation Ordinance creating a Historic Preservation Commission. The subsequent Commission hasn’t focused on preserving historical sites with actual historical status but has enabled wealthy carpetbaggers to get tax credits for “historic” buildings. Why isRead More

The Reporter has consistently led the way on train station coverage and analysis

The Reporter has consistently led the way on train station coverage and analysis

Niagara Falls February 3, 2016 at 10:33 pm

It seems that the Reporter has become – maybe it always was – the Rodney Dangerfield of news reporting. Especially political news reporting. And this in spite of the fact that this paper consistently covers, breaks and editorializes on the uncomfortable issues that are routinely ignored or wished into theRead More

Dyster’s claim that health care benefits are necessary to attract council candidates is ridiculous

Dyster’s claim that health care benefits are necessary to attract council candidates is ridiculous

Niagara Falls February 3, 2016 at 10:22 pm

Last week the Reporter broke a story detailing how Niagara Falls Mayor Paul A. Dyster had vetoed the recently passed council resolution ending the perk of taxpayer paid health insurance for future council members. While the mayor’s killing of the cost saving resolution has puzzled reporters and the general publicRead More

The Right Side  By J. Gary DiLaura: ‘WHY AMERICA?’

The Right Side By J. Gary DiLaura: ‘WHY AMERICA?’

State and National News February 3, 2016 at 9:44 pm

      God blessed America with the greatest natural resources in the world! We have more coal, more natural gas, more fresh water, and more oil than any other country. We have enough natural gas to provide electric power for 100+years; enough oil to provide all our refined petroleumRead More

City Hall Jokes Feb. 4 – 11

City Hall Jokes Feb. 4 – 11

Uncategorized February 3, 2016 at 9:39 pm

Six million tourists walk into a bar. They turn to the bartender and say, “We traveled all the way here to see a waterfall and the damn thing’s been turned off! Get us drinks and keep ’em coming, we got nothing to do and all day to do it!” NowRead More

KING CON SHMUELI SUES  OWN MOTHER, PROVING ONCE  AND FOR ALL HE’S A CLASS ACT

KING CON SHMUELI SUES OWN MOTHER, PROVING ONCE AND FOR ALL HE’S A CLASS ACT

Shmueli February 3, 2016 at 9:00 pm

    We were shocked at the number of emails complaining that we had omitted a story about the notorious swindler and con artist Shmuel “Sam” Shmueli in last week’s paper. This newspaper has uncovered a great deal about the rascal who has stiffed or tried to stiff almost everyone he has come in contract with.Read More

Readers speak out on issues of the day

Readers speak out on issues of the day

Uncategorized February 3, 2016 at 8:45 pm

  One feature of the Niagara Falls Reporter’s redesigned website www.niagarafallsreporter.com readers seem to really be responding to is the ability to comment on stories we publish in real time, essentially as soon as they get done reading. The number of comments has grown every week since we made the changeover,Read More

Reader disputes “still not asking for it” picture Grandinetti posted on Facebook

Reader disputes “still not asking for it” picture Grandinetti posted on Facebook

Uncategorized February 3, 2016 at 7:49 pm

Last week in our story  “Grandinetti & Rape Culture” we reported that Council member – woman’s rights activist Kristen Grandinetti posted this picture on her lively and active Facebook page: One of our readers, Jonathan Rogers disagrees with Ms. Grandinetti and her premise. He wrote: Re: Grandinetti & Rape CultureRead More

Aesop’s the Ant and the Grasshopper retold for American Socialist sensibilities

Aesop’s the Ant and the Grasshopper retold for American Socialist sensibilities

Uncategorized February 3, 2016 at 7:19 pm

Original Story: The Ant works hard in the withering heat all summer building its house and laying up supplies for the winter. The Grasshopper thinks the Ant is a fool and laughs, dances and plays the summer away. Come winter, the Ant is warm and well fed. The Grasshopper has no foodRead More

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