Archive for January, 2017

British Doctors Advised Not to Say ‘Expectant Mothers’ but ‘Pregnant People’

British Doctors Advised Not to Say ‘Expectant Mothers’ but ‘Pregnant People’

Uncategorized January 30, 2017 at 3:21 am

BMA has guidelines for right words for doctors to use…   The British Medical Association (BMA) has published a booklet for its 160,000 members entitled, “A guide to effective communication: inclusive language in the workplace”. The booklet is intended as a guide on what are right and wrong words forRead More

Did Hindu’s Acquittal Prompt Bruce to Commit Obstruction of Justice?

Did Hindu’s Acquittal Prompt Bruce to Commit Obstruction of Justice?

News, Bruce January 27, 2017 at 11:58 pm

While calls of victims keep coming in…. By Frank Parlato This week, instead of an in-depth story of another case of prosecutorial misconduct committed by the notorious former Assistant United States Attorney Anthony M. Bruce, a slight retrospection is in order. Since I began advertising for people who allege theyRead More

Print Edition: Jan 26, 2017

Print Edition: Jan 26, 2017

Print Version January 27, 2017 at 2:41 am
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Niagara County Republican Chairman Seeking Candidates

Niagara County Republican Chairman Seeking Candidates

News January 27, 2017 at 2:27 am

Ready To Run for Office? This year there are numerous public offices up for election. In Niagara County, all 15 seats in the County Legislature will be decided by voters this year. There will be elections for supervisor, mayor, alderman and council members, coroner, tax receiver, town justice, judge, andRead More

Author Kathleen Kifer

Lewiston writer Kifer on how Love and Hope triumph over cancer

Community News January 26, 2017 at 12:25 pm

Lewiston novelist Kathy Kifer has published her second novel, “Tessa: Portrait of a Survivor” to critical acclaim, and a recent book signing that took place at the Lewiston Library Community Room. In Tessa: Portrait of a Survivor, Kifer has drawn on her own raw experiences as a long-term cancer patientRead More

Welcome to the Hotel Cuomo; Olmsted has left ‘Olmsted Park’

Welcome to the Hotel Cuomo; Olmsted has left ‘Olmsted Park’

News January 26, 2017 at 12:14 pm

  The Empire State Development Corp.will be issuing a request for proposals to build “greater outdoor activities” on Goat Island, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Build on Goat Island. “[T]hat will boost tourism and give people an international destination to visit,” Gov. Cuomo said. Among the buildings Cuomo wants toRead More

Niagara Falls Councilman Andy Touma

Cuomo Promises No Sure Thing; City Must Help Itself

Niagara Falls January 26, 2017 at 9:42 am

Gov. Andrew Cuomo rode into Niagara Falls this week full of promises about using state funds from his Buffalo Billion Squared Initiative in his proposed 2017 budget to reclaim underused and vacant property near the state park, an investment he says that will pay dividends for the city. While itRead More

My name is Gerry Ralston and I make custom made buttons.

WHY DO I NEED A BUTTON?

Uncategorized January 26, 2017 at 8:00 am

BY Gerry Ralston, seller of exquisite custom made buttons Who needs a button? I make buttons for a living. Not the buttons that keep your shirt on but lapel, message, specialty, fraternal, campaign, slogan, custom and promotional buttons. It’s not just about Donald Trump. Sure, I made a good livingRead More

Niagara Falls Jokes

Niagara Falls Jokes

Uncategorized January 26, 2017 at 6:46 am

Q: If you’re driving in the city of Niagara Falls and somebody on a bicycle swerves in front of you, why should you try your best not to hit him? A: There’s a good chance it’s your bike. *** A Niagara Falls man arrested for violently assaulting a librarian wasRead More

Cuomo’s “Buffalo Billion” no Benefit to Niagara Falls

Cuomo’s “Buffalo Billion” no Benefit to Niagara Falls

News January 26, 2017 at 6:44 am

With key members of his staff under indictment, a potential $3.5 billion budget deficit looming, various ill-considered initiatives like free college tuition and selling liquor in movie theaters going over like lead balloons, and being increasingly at odds with a state legislature scratching and clawing to maintain its own prerogativesRead More

Film Director, Producer and Screenwriter Ken Cosentino of Niagara Falls is strongly critical of Gov. Cuomo's policies, and gave Buffalo's Sam Hoyt an earful last week at City Hall.

Ken Cosentino testifies: Cuomo has stolen Niagara Falls prosperity and birthright

News January 26, 2017 at 6:05 am

It took a lot of guts. Last week on Friday, Niagara Falls resident Ken Cosentino stood up at the end of a presentation given by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s representative, Empire State Development’s Sr. VP Sam Hoyt, in Council Chambers at Niagara Falls City Hall, and spelled out, in no uncertainRead More

Opposition mounts to new Soup Kitchen on Pine as Hunger, Poverty on Rise

Opposition mounts to new Soup Kitchen on Pine as Hunger, Poverty on Rise

Niagara Falls January 26, 2017 at 5:43 am

A Roman Catholic priest who is proposing to locate what he terms a “not-for-profit restaurant,” run by volunteers, serving low cost meals to low income residents and free meals to veterans, is running into stiff resistance from Mayor Dyster and a self-appointed business group that calls itself Pine Avenue RedevelopmentRead More

Town of Grand Island Supervisor Nate McMurray

Welcome Center Will Be Boon to Grand Island

Erie County January 24, 2017 at 10:06 pm

By Nate McMurray; Town of Grand Island Supervisor Welcome Center  As you may have heard, a brand new, state of the art Welcome Center is coming to Grand Island. The Governor visited last week and he mentioned it specifically in his speech. I’ve been pushing for it as soon asRead More

Wound Center of Niagara selected  for groundbreaking clinical study

Wound Center of Niagara selected for groundbreaking clinical study

Community News January 24, 2017 at 9:33 pm

Collaborates with Nuo Therapeutics Inc. on Aurix™ System study The Wound Center of Niagara at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been selected with RestorixHealth and Nuo Therapeutics to participate in a nationwide clinical study of a breakthrough therapy for treating chronic, non-healing wounds. The study begins this month atRead More

Laborers’ Local 91 applaud Trump on Keystone and Dakota Pipelines Plans

Laborers’ Local 91 applaud Trump on Keystone and Dakota Pipelines Plans

Columns January 24, 2017 at 7:49 pm

By Randy Palladino, Laborers’ Local 91 For thousands of hard-working men and women who have been shut out of our economy for too long, it is beginning to feel like a new day. The Laborers’ International Union of North America applauds President Trump for turning the page, leaving the politicizationRead More

Perpetually high on drugs, David Ignasiak was the criminal that AUSA Anthony Bruce chose to destroy the lives of 20 innocent men who had the misfortune of being in the same club as Ignasiak.

Did Bruce pay Informant Ignasiak $80,000 to lie in Chosen Few Case?

News, Bruce January 19, 2017 at 8:32 pm

By Frank Parlato; Last week we wrote about an apparent miscarriage of justice perpetrated by former Assistant US Attorney Anthony M. Bruce as he prosecuted 20 innocent men who were members of a Depew, NY motorcycle club called the Chosen Few. Bruce saw his case fall apart as his informantRead More

Gov. Cuomo and ex-Assemblyman Ceretto get an earful from a constituent.

Local Leaders Blast Cuomo for Shifting Cost Burdens to Local Taxpayers

State and National News January 19, 2017 at 7:03 am

Local leaders are said to be fuming about Gov. Cuomo’s State of the State address—delivered, unconventionally, in Buffalo—after he inserted a demand that local governments hold referenda ostensibly designed to cut local tax bills. “Cuomo’s plan doesn’t cut [excrement],” a frustrated county official told us Wednesday. “Meanwhile, he’s the biggestRead More

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Niagara Falls January 19, 2017 at 6:55 am

by Dan Davis They stopped talking to me so maybe they would answer to you. This year’s budget included a request for $500,899 in Casino funds for Community Development. This amount was to come from a $10.9 million “Transfer from Tribal Revenue.” At the same time, an additional $500,899 wasRead More

Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello

MORINELLO: CAPITOL HALLS ARE SILENT ON ETHICS REFORMS

State and National News January 19, 2017 at 6:50 am

The silence is so noticeable you can hear a pin drop. That’s how Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) is describing the lack of will or urgency to combat Albany corruption, and enact realistic and meaningful ethics reform during the opening weeks of session. Morinello noted over the last severalRead More

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Uncategorized January 19, 2017 at 6:25 am

by Mark Briglio Citizens of Lewiston, In December of 2015, after the departure of former Supervisor Brochey and my removal by the Board Republicans as acting Supervisor/Deputy Supervisor, the town’s cash reserve was liquidated to cover the board’s overspending over the prior many years. Then, acting Supervisor Ron Winkley, withRead More

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