Niagara Falls Reporter
AUGUST 26- SEP 03 2014

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Move Over Maid of the Mist, History Made by Boat Tour That Can Change Face of Tourism

The Himalayas, part of the one mile stretch of the fierce Whirlpool Rapids on the Lower Niagara River, is what prevents boaters from traveling under the falls. That and the Devil's Hole Rapids.

Tour Goes Where No Boats Have Gone Before

The best thing about being a journalist is that, once in awhile, you get the opportunity to do things, meet people and go to places that wouldn't be available to the average civilian.


The new boats planned for next year will cost over $2 million each. State of the art, with theater seating, they will be 45' long and 14' wide and carry 52 passengers.

Destino Campaign Will Officially Begin on Wednesday at Bond Lake

UB Law School graduate Johnny Destino will officially kick off his campaign for the State Senate seat (62nd District) being vacated by scandal-rocked incumbent George Maziarz with a major fundraiser Wednesday (Aug. 27) beginning at 6 p. m. at the Bond Lake picnic area on Lower Mountain Road in Ransomville.

Lewiston Police Consolidation Debate Argued, Pros and Cons Offered

It appears that there is a strong possibility that voters in the Town of Lewiston will have to chose more than two new board members in the upcoming November election. Lewiston resident Ron Craft has been circulating

Explaining the Race for the 62nd Senate District

For those who are confused about the State Senate race that looms large now that Sen. George Maziarz is retiring, let me try to explain: 'George Maziarz was in it before anyone else was in it…in it for 19 years.

Reporter, Councilman Touma Team Up to Make Hyde Park Blvd. Safer for Children

It seems this newspaper is in the habit of repeating itself.

After Announcing Extramarital Affair, Arnold Explains Why She is Back in the Race and Why She Told on Herself

Just a few days ago, on Aug. 13, Gia Arnold, 24, a Republican candidate for the 62nd State Senate District, let the world know she was "stepping away" from the race because she had an extramarital affair.

A Tale of Two Parks One City, Two Parks And Same Result: Unhappy Residents

There are two parks in Niagara Falls, Jayne Park on Cayuga Island and Caravelle Park at the city limits between Cayuga Drive and Niagara Falls Boulevard that are making people unhappy.

Letters to the Editor

To Gia, who's back! Good luck to Gia Arnold. She isn't much younger than Robert Ortt was when he came out of nowhere and became City Clerk-Treasurer of North Tonawanda in time to be called up to go to Afghanistan

30,000 New Yorkers Support Libertarians on the Ballot

Albany, NY (August 20, 2014)—The Libertarian Party of New York submitted over 30,000 signatures Tuesday to afford New Yorkers an alternative to the failed policies of the two major parties.

Grandinetti Attack Puzzling To Local Newspaperman

Last week on her Facebook page, as quoted on these pages, Niagara Falls City Councilwoman Kristen Grandinetti called me ignorant.

Craft Speaks Out Exclusively to The Reporter on LPD Consolidation

First and foremost I would like to thank you for your coverage of my desire to bring the Lewiston Police consolidation to a vote. I have enjoyed your coverage of recent happenings in the Niagara Falls and Lewiston area.

Historian Will Speak About History of LaSalle at the NT History Museum

The North Tonawanda History Museum will present Teresa Lasher Winslow on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. with "The History of LaSalle." Admission is free.

Seneca Nation President's Race Gets First Declared Candidate, Darlene Miller

ALLEGANY TERRITORY, SALAMANCA, N. Y. - Darlene Miller, a Seneca Nation Council member and former Acting CEO of its health services, is the first person to announce a candidacy for Seneca Nation president, with the election set for November.

SAFE ACT Sign Thieves Strike North Tonawanda

Last Tuesday night (Aug. 19), 8-10 signs calling for the repeal of the NY SAFE Act were stolen from front yards on South Meadow Drive in North Tonawanda.

DEC: Don't Feed Black Bears

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is advising homeowners and tourists to not feed bears. It's against the law.

If You're Black Read this: The Role of the Jury in Freeing Slaves Cannot be Overrated!

The Federal government never admits its laws are wrong, of course, and it made one law called the Fugitive Slave Act.

Lions Club's Plans Nature Walk to Raise Funds for Visually Impaired

The Lions Clubs of Niagara County are hosting the 26th annual Lions Journey For Sight on Saturday, September 13.

62nd Senate District Jokes...

Gia Arnold, the 24-year-old Republican candidate for the 62 Senate District, announced two weeks ago that she was dropping out of the race because she had an extra-marital affair.

Newport Mansion With Olmsted Gardens! Only $10.5M

A 23-acre Newport, R. I., property with a granite home and other out buildings called the "Wild Moor" estate is up for sale at the modest price of $10.5 million.

Prozeralik, 90, Succumbs, Award Dinner in his Honor Canceled

The Niagara Falls Reporter regrets to inform its readers of the passing of John Prozeralik, the well-known restaurateur and businessman of this city. He died Sunday on his 90th birthday.

If the whole world stands against you sword in hand, would you still dare to do what you think is right?

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