Archive for June 2nd, 2016

Almost every building near the tax free Seneca Casino complex is vacant,
Almost every building near the tax free Seneca Casino complex is vacant,

The Audacity Of Hope And Another Cruel Joke On Us

Featured, News June 2, 2016 at 10:59 am

by Matt Ricchiazzi It was 15 years ago when then Governor George E. Pataki – seeking reelection to his third term – promised to transform Niagara Falls. The crux of his revival plan rested in a 2001 casino compact with the Seneca Nation of Indians that granted the Nation sovereign jurisdiction overRead More

Mug shot of Alphonse Cutaia
Mug shot of Alphonse Cutaia

Pictures Of Biker Charged With Sex Abuse Suddenly Disappear From Internet

Featured, News June 2, 2016 at 10:41 am

by Frank Parlato A curious happenstance that is perhaps worth noting  occurred during the Memorial Day parade in Niagara Falls. It was a parade indeed and like all parades it had both a procession of people, marching or riding in floats, and those who watched them. Some of the marchersRead More

The potential for the Discover Niagara shuttle to convey tourists out of downtown Niagara Falls, ensuring that the city remains poor and on the brink of insolvency, is in Assemblyman John Ceretto’s estimation, “HUUUGE!”
The potential for the Discover Niagara shuttle to convey tourists out of downtown Niagara Falls, ensuring that the city remains poor and on the brink of insolvency, is in Assemblyman John Ceretto’s estimation, “HUUUGE!”

New Shuttle Service Latest Nail in Downtown Niagara Falls Coffin

Featured, News June 2, 2016 at 10:36 am

by James Hufnagel We took a closer look at the new “Discover Niagara Shuttle”, which made a big splash two weeks ago to the unbridled enthusiasm of the politicians and their invited guests at the Robert Moses Power Project, and came up with some serious questions regarding the logistics ofRead More

On And Off The New  Nonsense Shuttle

On And Off The New Nonsense Shuttle

Featured, News June 2, 2016 at 10:34 am

 by James Hufnagel Earlier this week I went for a ride on the Discover Niagara Shuttle, so as to be able to give a first-hand account of the experience to you, the reader. I asked the driver if I had enough time to run over to the NTCC Visitors CenterRead More

Because of the severe drug problems in government schools, the courts have bestowed great power on administrators to become drug enforcers.
Because of the severe drug problems in government schools, the courts have bestowed great power on administrators to become drug enforcers.

The Best Drug Store in Town

Featured, News June 2, 2016 at 10:25 am

by Jim Ostrowski It is in the nature of progressivism as a failed ideology to endlessly search for scapegoats for its failed policies or face ideological suicide by admitting the problem is itself.  Progressivism is a kind of self-imposed mental disability that prevents progressives from ever admitting that their policiesRead More

Edward Perlman.
Edward Perlman.

Lawsuit Launched Against Brown As Council Gives Her A Stay Of Execution

Featured, News June 2, 2016 at 10:20 am

Mayor Paul A. Dyster wants to get rid of longtime city controller Maria Brown who has continuously criticized the mayor’s spending and the $12 million plus annual budget deficit. But the Niagara Falls City Controller kept her job for at least another two weeks after the city council voted 4-1Read More

Government fascism: No way are these people going to get together without the government taking an extra slice of their money
Government fascism: No way are these people going to get together without the government taking an extra slice of their money

Airbnb Hosts Targeted By City Will Organize

Featured, News June 2, 2016 at 10:18 am

by Joseph Kissel Falls residents participating in Airbnb’s online room-rental service began receiving “cease and desist” letters from the city this week. “Please be advised this Department is in receipt of a complaint regarding the establishment of a bed and breakfast/vacation rental at the above referenced premises,” reads a letterRead More

The Niagara Falls Police Department Honor Guard, led by bagpiper Dave Cudahee led the parade down Pine Avenue.
The Niagara Falls Police Department Honor Guard, led by bagpiper Dave Cudahee led the parade down Pine Avenue.

Community Memorial Day Parade Draws Crowds, More Units

News June 2, 2016 at 10:15 am

The first blast of summer arrived in time to help herald in the Community Memorial Day Parade. The event, organized by Councilmen Kenny Tompkins and Ezra Scott, Jr., drew larger crowds to Pine Avenue than recent years, as well as over 70 units who marched in the parade. WJJL’s TomRead More

This Is Very Serious And Very Upsetting Stuff!!

This Is Very Serious And Very Upsetting Stuff!!

Featured, News June 2, 2016 at 10:11 am

by J. Gary DiLaura On January 22, 2009 Hillary Rodham Clinton signed a “Sensitive Compartmented Information Nondisclosure Agreement”, which was witnessed by 2 FBI Agents who explained, in details all the aspects of the laws and consequences for violating ANY of the provisions. This document, in its’ entirety, is available onRead More

Cuomo Says Hamister Has Financing in Place, Is Moving Forward
Journalist and Niagara Falls Reporter contibutor, Tony Farina

Cuomo Says Hamister Has Financing in Place, Is Moving Forward

Featured, News June 2, 2016 at 10:09 am

by Tony Farina It was nearly three years ago that Gov.  Andrew Cuomo and Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster rammed the controversial Hamister Hotel project down the throats of a hesitant city council, telling anyone who would listen as an election approached that the Hamister deal was pretty much do-or-dieRead More

Ask The Judge

Ask The Judge

Featured, News June 2, 2016 at 10:04 am

Dear Judge Bayger: I had a difficult delivery when my son was born.  When he was 3 years old, he started having seizures.  He’s now 12 years old and the seizures are getting worse.  I’ve consulted with pediatricians and they have indicated that something may have occurred during the childRead More

Local gas station owners seem resigned to the construction of a Seneca-built gas station and convenience store along Niagara Street. However, nobody’s quite sure if the project is legal considering the original charter between the state and Senecas allowed only “gaming related” businesses.
Local gas station owners seem resigned to the construction of a Seneca-built gas station and convenience store along Niagara Street. However, nobody’s quite sure if the project is legal considering the original charter between the state and Senecas allowed only “gaming related” businesses.

N.F. Station Owners Call Seneca Project “Unfair” But Is It Even Legal?

Featured, News June 2, 2016 at 10:01 am

by Joseph Kissel Four years ago, the idea to build a Seneca tax-free gas station at the casino caused state and local leaders to question the legality of such a move. Four years later, the site is now fenced off and an excavator stands ready to break ground. Reports haveRead More

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