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Fall conference will focus on sex trafficking, crimes against children with disabilities

Community News September 15, 2016 at 1:38 am

  Nationally recognized experts on crime against children with disabilities and youth sex trafficking will headline a Nov. 3 conference at the Niagara Falls Conference and Event Center. “Safe at Home: Seeking Solutions for Adult and Child Victims of Family Violence” will be the 19th annual Safe at Home conferenceRead More

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Memorial promotes Vicki Landes to vice president of Community Care Coordination and Services

Community News September 15, 2016 at 1:34 am

Vicki Landes, RN, BSN, MBA has been named Vice President of Community Care Coordination and Services at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. Landes is a graduate of Medaille College, where she was awarded a master’s degree in Business Administration, and SUNY at Brockport, where she earned a Bachelor of ScienceRead More

Niagara Falls Assessor Worked for Revaluation Contractor in Line to Do Reassessment

Niagara Falls Assessor Worked for Revaluation Contractor in Line to Do Reassessment

Niagara Falls September 15, 2016 at 12:19 am

BY Tony Farina; As Niagara Falls city officials try to address taxpayer concerns about a planned citywide property reassessment, the first in 14 years, we have learned that lawmakers may have a new problem on their hands that may not sit too well with already apprehensive city residents:  the appearanceRead More

Two Grand Island residents give opposing views on Supervisor McMurray’s bike path

Two Grand Island residents give opposing views on Supervisor McMurray’s bike path

Erie County August 27, 2016 at 8:45 pm

    Two readers have offered their opposing views of a state plan to create a bike path on Grand Island that is supported by Grand Island Supervisor Nate McMurray. Kris writes: Nate McMurray’s campaign for Grand Island Supervisor was about keeping our beautiful, quiet Island rural and to stopRead More

A grand idea for Grand Island?  Development key to future

A grand idea for Grand Island? Development key to future

Erie County August 25, 2016 at 12:08 am

  By Mike Hudson; A great percentage of the visitors coming to see Niagara Falls arrive via the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. About halfway between the airport and the falls themselves is Grand Island, a charming, almost rustic community in the middle of the Niagara River that tourists must crossRead More

When a bevy of public officials broke ground on the new Niagara Falls train station not a one of them stop to discuss who would pay for it. Now we know - the City of Niagara Falls taxpayers, that's who!

Still no contract with Amtrak; Train station remains vacant

Niagara Falls August 24, 2016 at 10:59 pm

  By Mike Hudson; Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster and City Planner Tom DeDantis have spent upwards of $44 million of taxpayer money to build a train station that is now facing a slight possibility that no train will ever use and a much more likely possibility that the primeRead More

Dyster Concerned As Seneca Gas Station Moves Forward

Dyster Concerned As Seneca Gas Station Moves Forward

Niagara Falls August 24, 2016 at 9:28 pm

By Tony Farina;       Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster, who saw his city held hostage during the four-year gaming dispute between the state and the Seneca Nation, is once again caught in the middle, this time over the construction of a convenience store and gas station on SenecaRead More

Gosy’s Patients Doing Well Under New Arrangement

Gosy’s Patients Doing Well Under New Arrangement

Erie County August 24, 2016 at 9:17 pm

By Tony Farina; “The 9,500 patients of indicted pain doctor Eugene Gosy are being well treated,” says Joel Daniels, the attorney who represents Gosy who is accused in a federal indictment of issuing over 300,000 illegal painkiller prescriptions over four years. Under a new arrangement, Dr. James Hitt, a painRead More

The Right Side:  Trump and Clinton’s …Medical Records: LET’S SEE THEM!             

The Right Side:  Trump and Clinton’s …Medical Records: LET’S SEE THEM!             

State and National News August 24, 2016 at 9:03 pm

By J Gary DiLaura; Reportedly, Mr. Trump is in good health and Hillary maybe…not so much! So we the American people demand to see if the two candidates are physically and mentally fit to be president! The below  information is ALL OVER THE INTERNET but goes UNREPORTED by ABC, NBC,Read More

This week in stupid crime

This week in stupid crime

Niagara Falls August 24, 2016 at 8:37 pm

By Mike Hudson; Merry Christmas! Why would you have a Christmas tree up in August? Shots were fired on Pierce Avenue this week and police recovered an AK-47 beneath a Christmas tree in the apartment of a man charged with menacing. Witnesses told police several shots were fired, but noRead More

Stephenson Avenue Park renamed in honor of the late Councilman Bob Anderson

Stephenson Avenue Park renamed in honor of the late Councilman Bob Anderson

Community News August 24, 2016 at 8:29 pm

Stephenson Avenue Park, a small but popular park on Stephenson Ave. near 74th Street in LaSalle will be renamed in honor of the late Robert “Bob” Anderson, Jr., a longtime resident of Niagara Falls who died last year after a brief bout with cancer. Anderson lived near the park forRead More

DEGRAFF MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TO DOUBLE SIZE OF EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

DEGRAFF MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TO DOUBLE SIZE OF EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Community News August 24, 2016 at 11:58 am

DEGRAFF MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TO UPGRADE, EXPAND EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT NORTH TONAWANDA Kaleida Health today announced plans to modernize and double the size of DeGraff Memorial Hospital’s emergency department (ED). The plan is to relocate the Emergency Department from the west side of hospital campus to the east side, fronting the TwinRead More

Memorial promotes Timothy Freer to vice president of HR

Memorial promotes Timothy Freer to vice president of HR

Community News August 24, 2016 at 11:19 am

Timothy J. Freer has been promoted to Vice President, Human Resources at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. Tim joined the medical center staff as director of human resources in June 2014. A graduate of the University of Buffalo and experienced human resource executive, his areas of expertise include strategic planningRead More

Radioactive Spoils Pile on North Ave. has been removed!

Radioactive Spoils Pile on North Ave. has been removed!

Niagara Falls August 11, 2016 at 7:01 am

By Lou Ricciuti and Frank Parlato Niagara Falls – The spoils pile at 915 North Ave. – which had signs around it warning: “Caution Radioactive Materials Area” –was removed earlier this month, along with the chain link fence surrounding it. The pile had sat on an abandoned lot for moreRead More

Look for Trump to Defeat Pravda

Look for Trump to Defeat Pravda

Uncategorized August 11, 2016 at 5:21 am

  By Jim Ostrowski My election predictions are not primarily based on the polls.  When I picked John Kerry to win the Democratic nomination in 2004, he was I think fourth in the polls and had mortgaged his house.  When I picked Trump as a possible nominee in early JulyRead More

FAMED PYSCHIC, BERNICE GOLDEN TO APPEAR AT PYSHIC FAIR IN NORTH TONAWANDA

FAMED PYSCHIC, BERNICE GOLDEN TO APPEAR AT PYSHIC FAIR IN NORTH TONAWANDA

Community News August 11, 2016 at 5:17 am

  The Dom Polski Psychic Fair and Expo will offer an opportunity for the public to meet and have readings done by psychics. The event will be held on Sunday, September 25th at 76 Oliver St, North Tonawanda, NY from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.     Tickets are $5Read More

While Canadians campaign to declare Niagara Falls ‘eighth Wonder of the World’, New York seeks welfare subsidies

While Canadians campaign to declare Niagara Falls ‘eighth Wonder of the World’, New York seeks welfare subsidies

Niagara Falls August 11, 2016 at 5:06 am

Niagara Falls, Ontario -With support from government officials, businesses and residents, a campaign called, ‘#Claimthe8th’ has been launched in Canada, with the goal of trying to prove that Niagara Falls and the surrounding regions of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Twenty Valley, St. Catharines and Niagara’s South Coast should be called “the eighth worldRead More

Guest View: I grew up among the world’s most polluted area – Niagara Falls

Guest View: I grew up among the world’s most polluted area – Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls August 11, 2016 at 2:43 am

Guest View: By a Longtime Falls’ Resident I’m sending along a picture of the environment I grew up in starting in 1951. I was five years old. The back of the house faced the factories and Buffalo Avenue My family lived on A Street near the chemical factories. The reason for beingRead More

ORTT: NYPA AUDIT RAISES SERIOUS CONCERNS

ORTT: NYPA AUDIT RAISES SERIOUS CONCERNS

Niagara County August 11, 2016 at 1:50 am

Senator Rob Ortt (R,C,I – North Tonawanda)  issued the following statement regarding the New York State Office of the State Comptroller’s audit of the New York Power Authority (NYPA): “The Comptroller’s audit of NYPA offers a concerning glimpse into the state’s power allocations through ReCharge New York. With the state’s largest powerRead More

Alleged Florida Forger Encounters Delays at Lewiston Queenston Bridge; May soon become a New Yorker

Alleged Florida Forger Encounters Delays at Lewiston Queenston Bridge; May soon become a New Yorker

Niagara County August 11, 2016 at 1:02 am

    Roberto Carlos Baldoquin Milan, 41, lived in Indian River County, Florida, home of the orchards where the sweet ruby red grapefruit grows. Milan was not a farmer, but reportedly specialized in banking, documents creation, and handwriting analysis. One day, Milan, perhaps looking to get away from the heatRead More

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