Archive for October, 2017

Once upon a time, it was the White man who outfoxed the Native Americans. All that changed when Gov. Cuomo and Mayor Dyster arrived on the scene.

Gov. Cuomo delivers bad news to the Falls, Mayor Dyster remains silent in betrayal’s wake

Local News October 13, 2017 at 5:50 am

  The silence emanating from Mayor Paul Dyster’s office was deafening in the wake of a statement by his close personal friend, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, that there will be no additional state aid for Niagara Falls in the wake of the botched casino compact extension the governor himself signed. LastRead More

Cuomo jokes about Niagara Falls’ loss of casino funds

Cuomo jokes about Niagara Falls’ loss of casino funds

Niagara Falls October 13, 2017 at 5:44 am

Governor turns his back on World-Famous Tourist city “This agreement is a win-win-win; a win for the local governments of Niagara Falls, Buffalo, and Salamanca, a win for the Seneca Nation whose exclusivity will be honored, and a win for all New Yorkers with hundreds of millions of dollars comingRead More

Retired State Senator George D. Maziarz

Maziarz Case Expected to be Dismissed in November

Niagara County October 13, 2017 at 5:42 am

Sources say that the New York State Attorney General’s prosecution of George Maziarz may wind up in a dismissal. The reason: No crimes were committed. The trial was supposed to commence in September. It has been adjourned. Sources familiar with the case said that expected testimony of prosecution witnesses unraveledRead More

Councilmembers Grandinetti and Touma are attempting to postpone the budget vote to raise your taxes until after the Nov. 7 election.

Grandinetti, Touma seek to postpone budget vote until after Council election

Niagara Falls October 13, 2017 at 5:40 am

 City Councilmembers Kristen Grandinetti and Andrew Touma have come up with what they think is a great idea, that is, defer consideration of Mayor Paul Dyster’s whopping proposed tax increase until after the November election. Niagara Falls is already the most highly taxed municipality in the state based on theRead More

24 Below is the latest Third Street business to be shuttered.

Another Third Street business closes its doors

Niagara Falls October 13, 2017 at 5:36 am

USA Niagara, City wasted millions on Tourism Pipedream Niagara Falls’ “Tourist District” just received another blow with the closing of Third Street’s 24 Below Art Gallery and Cafe’ last week. Described by an Oct. 2016 article in the Niagara Gazette as a “haven for local artists,” the gallery actually doubledRead More

The offensive blackwater discharge into the Niagara River nauseated thousands of tourists on the Maid of the Mist and surrounding parkland.

Raw sewage discharge into Niagara River unacceptable to Tourism Advisory Board

State and National News October 13, 2017 at 5:34 am

  Niagara Falls Tourism Advisory Board Chairman Pat Proctor is mad as hell, and he’s not going to take it anymore. Five times since July, tourists in Niagara Falls have been treated to the spectacle of foul smelling black sludge – untreated sewage – pouring into the river below theRead More

Some Reasons why Cuomo should take Dyster to the White House

Some Reasons why Cuomo should take Dyster to the White House

Uncategorized October 13, 2017 at 5:16 am

So Andrew Cuomo is likely to run for President, and Mayor Dyster, being the governor’s finest poop boy since he got elected, may go along for the ride to Washington, DC riding on Gov. Cuomo’s coattails. And a fitting tag-a-long he is, too! With a resume rife with accomplishment duringRead More

The Right Side

The Right Side

Uncategorized October 13, 2017 at 5:04 am

By J Gary DiLaura   WHY WAS THE “BUMP STOCK” APPROVED BY ATF? Our prayers are with those souls that went to a concert for fun, a good time and ran away fearing for their lives; we feel the pain of the loved ones left behind. May God bless them all!Read More

Niagara Falls Jokes

Niagara Falls Jokes

Uncategorized October 13, 2017 at 5:00 am

Gov. Cuomo and Mayor Dyster were engaged in some small talk over lunch after a grueling five minute meeting over the missing casino revenue, and began discussing their future retirement plans. “I don’t think I’ll ever retire, but if I do, it will be after eight years in the WhiteRead More

Everyone is at Risk for Glaucoma

Everyone is at Risk for Glaucoma

Columns October 12, 2017 at 10:32 am

By Randy Palladino Glaucoma is among the reasons why eye exams should be a regular part of your preventive health care. Glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness, has no symptoms in its early stages. In the United States alone, nearly three million Americans have glaucoma, but only half of them knowRead More

Hillary Clinton campaigns for Andrew Cuomo in 2006. Friends now, but will she run for president again, this time against her lifelong political ally Andrew Cuomo?

Breaking News: Gov. Cuomo rumored not to seek re-election

State and National News October 6, 2017 at 5:52 am

Will concentrate on bid for White House instead In stunning news that is certain to rock the New York State and even national political scenes, the Reporter has it on good information that, should he be subject to a serious primary challenge in 2018, Gov. Andrew Cuomo will decline toRead More

"A Council proclamation & Mayoral pin for Mary Ann Hess" proclaims Mayor Dyster on Twitter. Too bad hard-working business owners like Ms. Hess are about to get socked with a 14% tax increase, courtesy of the mayor and 4 of 5 councilmembers pictured here.

Dyster’s whopping tax increase born out of desperation at City Hall

Niagara Falls October 6, 2017 at 5:42 am

The most highly taxed city in the most highly taxed state in the entire country is about to get pricier, thanks to Niagara Falls, New York, Mayor Paul Dyster and the rubber stamp City Council majority that slavishly serves him. Over the nine years of his reign of error, theRead More

Mayor Dyster doesn't look too happy presenting his 2018 proposed budget at Niagara Falls City Hall, which raises taxes on residents and businesses.

Big Tax Increase in Dyster’s 2018 Budget not enough to offset loss of Casino Revenue

Niagara Falls October 6, 2017 at 5:40 am

While the national and state economies have enjoyed a reasonably robust recovery in the years following the housing meltdown and great recession, the financial condition of the city of Niagara Falls has steadily deteriorated over the decade Mayor Dyster has been in office, and there’s no mystery why. Rock concerts,Read More

Introducing… Pizza Squirrel!

Introducing… Pizza Squirrel!

Niagara Falls October 6, 2017 at 5:31 am

Niagara Falls’ newest recycling mascot, Pizza Squirrel. He says, “Thanks for putting recycling 1st.” Now Pizza Squirrel can feed his family ‘n lessen the amount of garbage going into the landfill at the same time. “No, Thank You, Pizza Squirrel.”

Dyster’s Water Board shifts blame after half inch of rain causes disaster

Dyster’s Water Board shifts blame after half inch of rain causes disaster

Niagara Falls October 6, 2017 at 5:30 am

For the third time since the end of July, a little bit of rain on Wednesday caused a major discharge of raw sewage from the Niagara Falls wastewater treatment plant into the Niagara River, the state Department of Environmental Conservation reported. The event came just two months after the lastRead More

Flat stone pavers from Three Sisters Island

NYS Attorney General declines to investigate Niagara Falls State Park bidding scandal

Niagara Falls October 6, 2017 at 5:26 am

“Corruption is a serious crime. We will always enforce one set of rules for everyone — even if they walk the halls of political power.” So stated New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman in an Aug. 10 post on his Facebook page. Yes, believe it or not, Mr.Read More

When Voting, Character matters. Choose Wisely.

When Voting, Character matters. Choose Wisely.

Uncategorized October 6, 2017 at 5:18 am

By Paulette Glasgow “Character,” Lincoln noted, “is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it, and the tree is the real thing.” There are many qualities we look for in a leader: honesty, integrity but most importantly, character. Why is it thatRead More

Make Niagara Falls a better place… Vote!

Make Niagara Falls a better place… Vote!

Uncategorized October 6, 2017 at 5:14 am

By Jamie Caldwell The City of Niagara Falls faces many problems such as high crime, poverty, issues with city government, lack of development and a financial crisis. I have often heard residents complain about all the problems here. With so many issues facing our city, one problem that has occurredRead More

Victor Eydt makes case for Lewiston Council seat

Victor Eydt makes case for Lewiston Council seat

Community News October 6, 2017 at 5:12 am

By Victor Eydt I am writing this letter to introduce myself. I wish to begin by thanking the publisher for this opportunity. It is important to have a newspaper like the Niagara Falls Reporter available to candidates for public office like myself. I want everyone possible to be informed whenRead More

Niagara Falls Jokes

Niagara Falls Jokes

Uncategorized October 6, 2017 at 5:10 am

Niagara Falls is an Equal Opportunity city. Everybody gets to have their taxes increased. *** Living in Niagara Falls is a lot like playing golf. You drive hard to get to the green but wind up in a hole. *** The auditor from the State Comptrollers office asked Mayor Dyster, “HowRead More

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