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Restaino Defends Police Report Policy on Privacy Grounds; Decries Those Seeking Information for “Ratings” or “Clicks”

Restaino Defends Police Report Policy on Privacy Grounds; Decries Those Seeking Information for “Ratings” or “Clicks”

Niagara Falls January 26, 2021 at 6:57 pm

Click the link below to subscribe to SPECIAL REPORTS from the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Staff Reporter Niagara Falls Mayor Robert M. Restaino released the following statement on Tuesday, January 26th, 2021, defending his administration’s decision to no longer allow the dissemination of police reports without a FOIARead More

Michael Gawel on Road to Recovery After 67 Days at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center

Michael Gawel on Road to Recovery After 67 Days at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center

Niagara Falls January 26, 2021 at 2:47 pm

Click the link below to subscribe to SPECIAL REPORTS from the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina After 67 days, mostly on a ventilator in ICU with Covid and complications, CPA and former Niagara Falls Councilman Michael Gawel left Memorial Medical Center on Tuesday, cheered by staff andRead More

HAMILTON: Water Board Woes – Is it Ra-cism or is it Renae-cism?

HAMILTON: Water Board Woes – Is it Ra-cism or is it Renae-cism?

Niagara Falls January 26, 2021 at 10:54 am

Click the link below to subscribe to SPECIAL REPORTS from the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By:Ken Hamilton Current Niagara Falls Water Board chairman Patrick Brown is accused of racism by African-American board member and former Niagara County Legislator Renae Kimble. Those supporting Kimble say that Brown has posted racistRead More

Niagara Falls Mayor Robert M. Restaino

Coalition For Open Government Demands Transparency from Restaino on Police Reports

Niagara Falls January 26, 2021 at 10:05 am

Click the link below to subscribe to SPECIAL REPORTS from the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     Dear Mayor: Obtaining police arrest reports in a timely way is important for the news media to be able to provide information to the public. It is our understanding that for decades police incidentRead More

Tompkins Drops Republican Affiliation & Announces He Will Not Seek Re-Election

Tompkins Drops Republican Affiliation & Announces He Will Not Seek Re-Election

Niagara Falls January 22, 2021 at 11:08 am

Click the link below to subscribe to SPECIAL REPORTS from the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Ken Tompkins Niagara Falls City Councilman Being a city councilman for the last six years has given me many opportunities to help people and the city I love in ways I would notRead More

PHOTO GALERY: Bernie’s Niagara Falls Adventure

PHOTO GALERY: Bernie’s Niagara Falls Adventure

Niagara Falls January 22, 2021 at 9:39 am

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Niagara Falls Family Caring for Baby Born with Rare Disabilities Says Buffalo Bills Gives Them Hope

Niagara Falls Family Caring for Baby Born with Rare Disabilities Says Buffalo Bills Gives Them Hope

Niagara Falls January 21, 2021 at 2:39 pm

Click the link below to subscribe to SPECIAL REPORTS from the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Staff Reporter Baby Amara of Niagara Falls is only 3-months-old. She has no fingers and no toes. She has many deformities to her head and she had to have brain surgery on herRead More

City of Niagara Falls No Longer Releasing Police Reports Without FOIA Request

City of Niagara Falls No Longer Releasing Police Reports Without FOIA Request

Niagara Falls January 19, 2021 at 1:10 pm

Click the link below to subscribe to SPECIAL REPORTS from the Niagara Reporter     By: Staff Reporter For years, the Niagara Falls Police Department has sent out police reports on a daily basis to news organizations. These reports were then redacted by each news outlet and published as individualRead More

Niagara Falls Memorial Cancels Next Week’s Covid-19 Vaccine Clinics Due to Supply Shortage

Niagara Falls Memorial Cancels Next Week’s Covid-19 Vaccine Clinics Due to Supply Shortage

Niagara Falls January 15, 2021 at 3:15 pm

Click the link below to subscribe to SPECIAL REPORTS from the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Staff Reporter Niagara Falls Memorial Center has not received enough COVID-19 vaccine doses to meet public demand.  We regret that the vaccination clinics scheduled during each of the days from January 18 throughRead More

Niagara Falls Mayor Restaino Announces the Disbursement of CARES Act Funds

Niagara Falls Mayor Restaino Announces the Disbursement of CARES Act Funds

Niagara Falls January 15, 2021 at 1:18 pm

Click the link below to subscribe to SPECIAL REPORTS from the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Staff Reporter On Friday, January 15th, 2021, Mayor Robert Restaino announces the disbursement of CARES Act grant funds to local community groups working to fight against the wide ranging effects of COVID-19 within theRead More

Photo contributed by Barbara Kindred, Bethel AME Church, Wilmington DE

Niagara Falls-Born Reverend Sylvester Beaman to do Benediction at Biden Inauguration

Niagara Falls January 15, 2021 at 11:18 am

Click the link below to subscribe to SPECIAL REPORTS from the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Staff Reporter Photo contributed by Barbara Kindred, Bethel AME Church, Wilmington DE Reverend Sylvester S. Beaman of the Bethel AME Church of Wilmington Delaware, a family advisor of former Vice-President Joseph R. Biden,Read More

Memorial Experiences Difficulty with Covid-19 Vaccine Scheduling; Cancels Friday Clinic

Memorial Experiences Difficulty with Covid-19 Vaccine Scheduling; Cancels Friday Clinic

Niagara Falls January 14, 2021 at 4:43 pm

Click the link below to subscribe to SPECIAL REPORTS from the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Staff Reporter Niagara Falls Memorial Center is experiencing difficulty with the online program used to schedule people from state Priority Groups 1A and 1B to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.  This temporary issue hasRead More

Memorial to Hold Offsite Vaccination Clinics as State Expands List of Those Who Are Eligible

Memorial to Hold Offsite Vaccination Clinics as State Expands List of Those Who Are Eligible

Niagara Falls January 14, 2021 at 10:39 am

Click the link below to subscribe to SPECIAL REPORTS from the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Staff Reporter Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will dispense COVID-19 vaccine to those who qualify at the Niagara Falls City School District Field House on the Niagara Falls High School campus. Although peopleRead More

Chris’s Corner: Niagara Falls’ Not-So-Virtuous Circle

Chris’s Corner: Niagara Falls’ Not-So-Virtuous Circle

Niagara Falls January 14, 2021 at 10:36 am

Click the link below to subscribe to SPECIAL REPORTS from the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Chris Voccio Niagara Falls City Councilman As I wrote in my last few columns, what I call The Racket in Niagara Falls is costly to taxpayers and creates inefficiencies in government. I stillRead More

Traci Bax Announces Bid for Niagara Falls City Council

Traci Bax Announces Bid for Niagara Falls City Council

Niagara Falls January 11, 2021 at 6:24 pm

Click the link below to subscribe to SPECIAL REPORTS from the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Staff Reporter A third candidate has announced their intention to run for one of three seats on the Niagara Falls City Council. Traci Bax, of Niagara Falls, is running for a seat on theRead More

Refuse Cart Add or Removal Forms Due by End of January in Niagara Falls

Refuse Cart Add or Removal Forms Due by End of January in Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls January 5, 2021 at 9:35 pm

Click the link below to subscribe to SPECIAL REPORTS from the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Staff Reporter The City of Niagara Falls reminders all residents that during the month of January, you may request to add/remove refuse carts from your property. There will be no administrative fee associatedRead More

Ligammari Announces Run for Niagara Falls City Council

Ligammari Announces Run for Niagara Falls City Council

Niagara Falls January 3, 2021 at 8:08 pm

Click the link below to subscribe to SPECIAL REPORTS from the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Staff Reporter Local small business owner Colin Ligammari announced today she will seek to represent her neighbors on the Niagara Falls City Council. Ligammari, who owns All On Red, Inc., a home renovationRead More

Paul Winnie

Wounded Knee Massacre and the Toy Soldier: A “George Floyd Moment”

Niagara Falls January 2, 2021 at 11:39 pm

Click the link below to subscribe to SPECIAL REPORTS from the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Ken Hamilton While at the American Veterans Monument at Niagara Falls in city’s Hyde Park, Allegheny Seneca Indian and community activist Paul Winnie stands in front of one of the eight small monumentsRead More

Batavia Downs giving away Bills playoff tickets to frontline workers

Batavia Downs giving away Bills playoff tickets to frontline workers

Niagara Falls December 31, 2020 at 7:11 pm

By Paul Ross Batavia Downs says it is giving away Buffalo Bills home playoff tickets to frontline workers and healthcare workers. “We are grateful to the Pegulas and to Governor Cuomo for allowing fans into the stadium for the playoff game, said Wojtaszek. “We wanted to make sure those whoRead More

City of Niagara Falls Acquires Used Police Vehicles from the Town of Niagara

City of Niagara Falls Acquires Used Police Vehicles from the Town of Niagara

Niagara Falls December 31, 2020 at 9:52 am

Click the link below to subscribe to SPECIAL REPORTS from the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Reporter Staff The City of Niagara Falls released the following statement regarding police vehicles obtained from the Town of Niagara through a new partnership: Mayor Robert Restaino and the City of Niagara FallsRead More

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