Archive for February, 2017

Dux: A botched attempt to kill Trump adviser Roger Stone, or send him a warning? But who’s behind it?

Dux: A botched attempt to kill Trump adviser Roger Stone, or send him a warning? But who’s behind it?

Uncategorized February 27, 2017 at 5:12 pm

By Frank W. Dux; (A former covert operative and world renowned martial arts black belt, Frank Dux wrote, The Secret Man [1996. Published by Harper Collins} In his book, Dux revealed some shocking details of the secret operations he carried out for the U.S. government. A slice of Dux’s life isRead More

What’s ahead for Big Al Cutaia, convicted child molester of little girl?

What’s ahead for Big Al Cutaia, convicted child molester of little girl?

Uncategorized February 27, 2017 at 2:04 am

Alfonso ‘Big Al’ Cutaia had a sudden change of lifestyle after he was arrested for sexually molesting a 10 year old girl about a year ago. He was biker. His moniker was ‘Thunder. Everyone called him ‘Big Al.” Earlier this month, Judge Matt Murphy sentenced him to 25 years toRead More

Print Edition – Feb 23, 2017

Print Edition – Feb 23, 2017

Print Version February 23, 2017 at 5:52 pm
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Anthony Bruce sent this picture which he prefers to others used.

Bruce writes letters, claims I demonized him, and is sent email inviting his response

News, Bruce February 23, 2017 at 5:51 pm

For the growing number of readers who eagerly await the next in the series on former Assistant US Attorney Anthony M. Bruce, there is some news. Mr. Bruce has sent me a series of letters giving snippets of his view of his side of the stories – and there areRead More

Miss Buffalo scholarship Competition to be held March 5

Miss Buffalo scholarship Competition to be held March 5

Community News February 23, 2017 at 8:24 am

Buffalo, NY – For the third year in a row, Russell Salvatore is proud to present The Miss Buffalo Scholarship Competition to be held Sunday March 5, 2017, 4 pm at the historic Riveria Theater located at 67 Webster St., Tonawanda, NY with 12 girls competing for the title ofRead More

Limo-Taxi Association Says ‘Uber, Lyft Want Unfair Playing Field’ Upstate

Limo-Taxi Association Says ‘Uber, Lyft Want Unfair Playing Field’ Upstate

Columns February 23, 2017 at 7:57 am

By Tony Farina “The ride-hailing companies (Uber, Lyft) can operate right now upstate if they want to,” says Kevin Barwell, president of the Limousine, Bus, Taxi Operators of Upstate New York, “if they choose to comply with the law, as they do in New York City.” “But the fact is,Read More

A. J. Verel   Sheriff Tim Howard
...sheriff will swear in Verel at Judges and Police event

Verel Begins Second Term as President of Judges and Police Conference

Community News February 23, 2017 at 7:54 am

Martial Arts Hall of Fame member A. J. Verel will be sworn in for his second term as president of the Judges and Police Conference of Erie County this week (Thursday, Feb. 23) at Doc Sullivans, 474 Abbott Rd., South Buffalo. Officers and club members will be sworn in byRead More

Niagara Falls Jokes

Niagara Falls Jokes

Uncategorized February 23, 2017 at 4:53 am

Mayor Dyster was hosting a diversity training session when he heard one of the Hispanic attendees use the word “manana”. Dyster asked him to explain what “manana” meant. He was told that the term means “Maybe the job will be done tomorrow, maybe the next day, maybe the day afterRead More

Niagara County’s ‘Big Al’ Cutaia gets 25 to life for sex assault of child

Niagara County’s ‘Big Al’ Cutaia gets 25 to life for sex assault of child

News February 23, 2017 at 4:49 am

  By Frank Parlato; It will be a long time, maybe never, before Alfonso ‘Big Al’ Cutaia rides again. Formerly of North Tonawanda, Lockport, Pendleton, Wheatfield, Wilson, and, recently Niagara County jail, Big Al, 41, was sentenced to 25 years to life for sexually abusing a child. There was aRead More

OBAMA’S’ BAND OF THIEVES… AG SESSIONS…ENFORCE THE LAWS!

OBAMA’S’ BAND OF THIEVES… AG SESSIONS…ENFORCE THE LAWS!

Uncategorized February 23, 2017 at 4:25 am

I believe that the President is rushing to prove to us that he is a man of his word by being true to his campaign promises and honoring all of them! President Trump has nothing to prove…we know he will do everything he can to honor the promises! As farRead More

Oddsmakers Taking Wagers: Goat Island Lodge a Done Deal for Delaware North

Oddsmakers Taking Wagers: Goat Island Lodge a Done Deal for Delaware North

News February 23, 2017 at 3:26 am

      The Reporter strongly suspects Goat Island is the preferred choice for the lodge and a developer/operator has already been selected by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.   That operator is Delaware North headed up by Gov. Cuomo’s magnificent campaign donor, Jeremy Jacobs. It may be coincidence but Gov. Cuomo’s Lt. Gov.Read More

Grandinetti Slightly Wrong;  Goat Island Lodge Still in PLay

Grandinetti Slightly Wrong;  Goat Island Lodge Still in PLay

News February 23, 2017 at 2:42 am

By Tony Farina; It appears that Niagara Falls Councilmember Kristen Grandinetti may have spoken too soon at Tuesday’s council meeting when she told opponents of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for a “world class lodge” on Goat Island that the governor had backed off the proposal he unveiled last month atRead More

Winston Churchill was able to take a stand.

Dyster’s position on Cuomo’s lodge assures Placement in Pantheon of Great Leaders 

Uncategorized February 23, 2017 at 12:42 am

  Gov. Cuomo’s proposed “lodge” on Goat Island in the Niagara Falls State Park has been met with swift, unequivocal and forceful public opposition since he announced his intentions during a January speech at the University of Buffalo. Earlier this week the Niagara Falls City Council passed a resolution opposingRead More

Niagara Parks Commission Seeks Bands for Coca-Cola Summer Concert Series

Niagara Parks Commission Seeks Bands for Coca-Cola Summer Concert Series

Community News February 23, 2017 at 12:05 am

The Niagara Parks Commission is looking for local bands to perform in their Coca-Cola Concert Series 2017 as part of this summer’s Canada and Ontario 150 celebrations. The concerts will begin on the July 1 holiday, then run Monday through Friday until August 31. Bonus concerts will be held from SeptemberRead More

Restaino to Run for Town of Niagara Justice

Restaino to Run for Town of Niagara Justice

Community News February 22, 2017 at 11:31 pm

Town of Niagara — With longtime Town Justice John Teixeira retiring this year, Anthony L. Restaino, 32, has announced he will run for Town Justice. He is the son of Niagara County Social Services Commissioner Anthony J. Restaino, nephew of former Niagara Falls City Judge Robert M. Restaino, who isRead More

Deconstructing the Left on Police Brutality and the ‘War on Drugs’

Deconstructing the Left on Police Brutality and the ‘War on Drugs’

Uncategorized February 22, 2017 at 6:56 pm

By Jim Ostrowski; How did we get from Wardel Davis dying after a drug war-related altercation with the Buffalo Police to protesters shouting “black lives matter”? No one has come forward with evidence that Mr. Davis died because the police decided to kill him because they think that black livesRead More

This artist’s impression shows an imagined view from the surface one of the three planets orbiting an ultracool dwarf star just 40 light-years from Earth that were discovered using the TRAPPIST telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory. These worlds have sizes and temperatures similar to those of Venus and Earth and are the best targets found so far for the search for life outside the Solar System. They are the first planets ever discovered around such a tiny and dim star. In this view one of the inner planets is seen in transit across the disc of its tiny and dim parent star.

Planets identified around dwarf star, 40 light years away, might support life

News February 22, 2017 at 3:27 pm

Seven planets have been discovered orbiting a ‘dwarf’ star named ‘Trappist-1’ which is about 40 light years [235 trillion miles] from Earth. The findings appeared this week in the journal Nature. Telescopes on the ground, in space, and scheduled to launch next year, should be able to study the atmosphereRead More

Senior Wishes is looking for seniors who have wishes they need to fulfill

Senior Wishes is looking for seniors who have wishes they need to fulfill

Community News February 22, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Senior Wishes, WNY’s only program dedicated to enriching the lives of deserving seniors by granting meaningful wishes, is continually on the lookout for more seniors to assist. Senior Wishes’ first wish was granted in March 2014, and since then the organization has been recognizing WNY’s seniors in increasing numbers withRead More

Native American Ferry Proposal Advanced as New Falls Attraction

Native American Ferry Proposal Advanced as New Falls Attraction

News February 22, 2017 at 1:09 pm

BY FRANK PARLATO; Last week, the idea for ferry service along the Lower Niagara was announced by Matthew Ohji^grago: Ricchiazzi, a Cornell-trained urban planner with an MBA in private equity. He leads a Buffalo-based investment group and his company is Native American owned. The ferry, consisting of a fleet of 30-passenger boats,Read More

What’s Next for Construction Safety and Health?

What’s Next for Construction Safety and Health?

Columns February 21, 2017 at 1:41 pm

By Randy Palladino Construction safety and health have come a long way in the past 40 years. Over the past dozen years, fatality rates have fallen for construction laborers in both general industry and construction, even as the overall number of workplace fatalities has increased. Injury rates in construction areRead More

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