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10 Spooky Halloween Traditions and their Origin

News October 29, 2020 at 12:25 pm

Americans love Halloween—trick and treat candies, spooky costumes, and creepy décor. According to the Nation Retail Federation, Americans spend about $9.1 billion to celebrate Halloween every year. This exciting festival comes with even more exciting traditions that originated way back before the Modern Halloween festival came to light. Know theRead More

Is Graduate School the Right Choice for You

Is Graduate School the Right Choice for You

News September 25, 2020 at 8:43 am

The decision about whether or not you should attend graduate school is personal and depends on what your career goals are. For some jobs, an advanced degree is expected. For many others, however, it is not. If you are working in one of those fields, it can be challenging toRead More

Take a Lot of Practice Tests to Pass Microsoft MS-900 Exam with Flying Colors

Take a Lot of Practice Tests to Pass Microsoft MS-900 Exam with Flying Colors

Community News September 21, 2020 at 8:15 am

The Microsoft role-based certifications and exams have actually come at the perfect time to help different organizations and institutions get Azure solutions, which they require. The company produces the experts who will have the skills and knowledge that enable them to perform efficiently and become competent. All those firms needRead More

Amazing Things to Do in Niagara Falls

Amazing Things to Do in Niagara Falls

News, State and National News September 7, 2020 at 10:59 am

By Correspondent Niagara Falls is a popular tourist destination. The distinctive feature of Niagara Falls, NY, is that it’s located near the waterfall and that it has a twin city — Niagara Falls, which belongs to Canada. A rainbow bridge connects both cities.  Visiting this place is obligatory for everyoneRead More

Alternative Perspective on the Deification of George Floyd: ‘Where Is My Memorial?’

Alternative Perspective on the Deification of George Floyd: ‘Where Is My Memorial?’

Featured, Niagara Falls June 6, 2020 at 9:48 am

The Niagara Falls Reporter is committed to publishing alternative views on a variety of topics. This includes things that may not be politically correct or run afoul of Google ‘censorship’ algorithms. That George Floyd was murdered by police seems pretty obvious. That his death, fortunately captured on camera, has sparkedRead More

2020 US Elections Reopening the Economy boosts Trump’s odds?

2020 US Elections Reopening the Economy boosts Trump’s odds?

News, State and National News May 28, 2020 at 2:39 pm

Guest View Donald Trump is the hot favorite to win a second term in office according to political pundits and political betting markets, a favorable nod that is largely down to the strength of incumbency. In the history of the United States, only three presidents have failed to win a second termRead More

Elon Musk and the Missing Ventilators

Elon Musk and the Missing Ventilators

News April 8, 2020 at 2:23 pm

By Dr. Nicolas Waddy As New York writhes in the grip of the coronavirus pandemic — racking up horrifying numbers of the infected and the dead — a major scandal has arisen over the inadequacy of the state’s supply of ventilators. Although many of the facts are in dispute, twoRead More

Candidate John Spanbauer

Parental Example A Motivating Factor Behind Spanbauer Candidacy

Niagara Falls June 18, 2019 at 9:05 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: John Spanbauer Candidate for Niagara Falls City Council With the primary election only a few days away, I want to share with the citizens of NiagaraRead More

Mayor-Elect Robert M. Restaino.

RESTAINO: Another Look at the “Gambler’s Ruin”

Niagara Falls April 3, 2019 at 6:30 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: Robert M. Restaino Candidate for Mayor of Niagara Falls In my last article printed in this newspaper, I compared the fiscal policy of theRead More

Niagara Falls International Film Festival Rolls Out the Red Carpet September 26-29 for Filmmakers and Local Film Fans

Niagara Falls International Film Festival Rolls Out the Red Carpet September 26-29 for Filmmakers and Local Film Fans

Niagara Falls September 21, 2018 at 12:57 am

By John Wildman The Niagara Falls International Film Festival will make its debut on Wednesday, September 26 at The Rapids Theatre (1711 Main Street) with a red carpet gala celebrating 2-time Academy Award-winning Costume Designer Mark Bridges (THE ARTIST, PHANTOM THREAD) and Oscar-winning Visual Effects Artist Craig Barron (THE CURIOUSRead More

KLINE: As Dyster Plans to Raise Taxes, We Plan to Protest Again & Again

KLINE: As Dyster Plans to Raise Taxes, We Plan to Protest Again & Again

Local News, Niagara Falls September 21, 2018 at 12:41 am

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: Terri Kline Niagara Falls Community Activist I am a proud resident of the City of Niagara Falls. I have lived here since 1989, when my fatherRead More

Letter to the Editor: “Spectrum Customers Beware”

Letter to the Editor: “Spectrum Customers Beware”

News April 5, 2018 at 4:32 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: Michael Ishman   Just wanted to pass this along to your readers.   Spectrum customers beware, you soon will be getting less channels and will be payingRead More

Councilman Chris Voccio

Chris’s Corner: Golf Balls, Pastry & Cops

Local News April 3, 2018 at 11:16 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     Chris’s Corner: Golf Balls, Pastry & Cops   BY: Chris Voccio, Niagara Falls City Councilman   First, I should disclose that I am not a golfer. IRead More

Sam Ferraro, 60, passes away; longtime director of Niagara County IDA

Sam Ferraro, 60, passes away; longtime director of Niagara County IDA

Featured, Local News March 12, 2018 at 2:46 am

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9 Samuel M. Ferraro, of Niagara Falls, passed away Saturday, March 10, 2018, at the age of 60. He was born in Niagara Falls, NY the son of Salvatore andRead More

Mount St. Mary’s Hospital has large turnout for fundraiser at Como Restaurant

Community News March 2, 2018 at 4:15 pm

  The annual reverse draw of Mount St. Mary’s Hospital was held Feb. 28 at the Como Restaurant. Nearly 280 people attended. It was covened by the Mount St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation, St. Francis Guild Auxiliary and the board of associates. Funds raised are directed to the foundation’s small grantsRead More

 FBI DIRECTOR WRAY… NOW IT’S YOUR TURN, DO YOUR JOB!

 FBI DIRECTOR WRAY… NOW IT’S YOUR TURN, DO YOUR JOB!

Columns February 13, 2018 at 9:04 pm

The Right Side By J Gary DiLaura, FBI-RED The FBI had a Code of Conduct that all Agents were aware of, as we were all handed a FBI  Agent Handbook in training school at the FBI Academy. It was pretty inclusive. It explained in great detail what FBI Agents can andRead More

The Diet of Lent – animal-free diet good for body and soul

The Diet of Lent – animal-free diet good for body and soul

Uncategorized February 9, 2018 at 12:47 am

By Nelson Gustavo Niagara Falls February 14th marks the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter, when Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus’ 40 days of fasting in the wilderness. The call to abstain from eating animals is as current as the teaching of evangelical leader FranklinRead More

NYS Comptroller: Town of Cambria borrowed $1 M in “unneeded debt”

NYS Comptroller: Town of Cambria borrowed $1 M in “unneeded debt”

Local News February 4, 2018 at 5:13 am

Cambria taxpayers paid interest on bond debt when Town had money in bank; state audit claims  The New York State Comptroller’s office released an audit last week that concludes the Town of Cambria borrowed about $1 million for two projects when it had money sitting in bank accounts, or hadRead More

Source: $1.5 million realized from Falls tax foreclosure auction; what will money be used for?

Source: $1.5 million realized from Falls tax foreclosure auction; what will money be used for?

Local News February 1, 2018 at 11:48 pm

By Frank Parlato; Hundreds of people turned out in Niagara Falls last December to buy homes, buildings, or vacant lots at the city’s tax foreclosure auction. The city reportedly auctioned off more than 320 properties seized from owners who failed to pay property taxes. A reliable city hall source tellRead More

Jastremseki sees ‘Progress’ on Pistol Permits as State Police Vow ‘No Confiscation’

Jastremseki sees ‘Progress’ on Pistol Permits as State Police Vow ‘No Confiscation’

Uncategorized January 26, 2018 at 12:39 am

Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski said the outcome of a meeting between State Police and the New York State Association of County Clerks held this week left him optimistic that gun owners’ rights will be protected despite a looming deadline for pistol permit recertification under Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’sRead More

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