Workshop For Chronic Disease Self-Management in Town of Niagara

February 8, 2017 Reporter 0

A Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop will be held Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at Town of Niagara (Calvin Richards) Community Center (7000 Lockport Road, Niagara Falls, 14305) from 12:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

There is no charge to attend.

The purpose of the workshop is to provide simple steps that help people manage symptoms of chronic diseases, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, arthritis or chronic anxiety, to promote active and fulfilling lifestyles and to help people feel better. read more


Maziarz’s Former Treasurer Files Spending Report

February 8, 2017 Reporter 0

By Tony Farina;

Laureen Jacobs, the treasurer of former NY State Sen. George Maziarz’s campaign committee, has filed amended spending reports with the State Board of Elections covering three years (2010, 2012, 2013).

Legal sources have confirmed the filing was emailed to the board by lawyers for Jacobs on Tuesday night but the reports were not immediately available for review but are expected to be made public within the next few days.

Lawyers for the former Maziarz committee have been seeking information from Jacobs about so-called “questionable expenditures” in the $200,000 range, and those expenditures are reportedly detailed in the amended filing to the board by Jacobs. read more


Potholes again Populate City Streets

February 8, 2017 Reporter 0

By James Hufnagel;

Ten years into the tenure of Mayor Paul Dyster, the streets of Niagara Falls have never looked worse.

Shortly after Dyster was elected in 2007, Congresswoman Louise Slaughter gifted him $3.6 million of federal tax dollars for street repaving. Main Street, among several other streets downtown, got a fresh coat of blacktop. Main Street hasn’t been repaved since.

Third Street is all chewed up again, a year after it was repaved.

Lockport Street and Whirlpool Drive are clearly disasters. While Lockport is theoretically next in line for repaving, it’ll be another year, in the Spring of 2018, until a section of the north Moses Parkway gets removed and Whirlpool redone. read more