Will Globe Metallurgical Close Niagara Falls Plant?

February 20, 2017 Staff 0
Globe Metallurgical Plant in Niagara Falls.
Globe Metallurgical Plant in Niagara Falls.

According to an informed source, Globe Metallurgical Inc., on Highland Ave. in Niagara Falls, has informed some vendors and suppliers that it may be planning to suspend operations at its Niagara Falls plant.

The source said, if this occurs, operations may be transferred to their Ohio facility.

Globe had a sizable tax handouts from the state in 2008 in order to reopen the facility.

Globe produces silicon metal, silicon-based specialty alloys and silicon fume used in automobiles, solar panels and computer electronics. The facility is a major source of emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO2), carbon monoxide(CO), nitrogen oxides(NOx) and hydrogen chloride, which are hazardous air pollutants, according to the NYS DEC. read more

NF Memorial Hospital Calendar of Events for March

February 20, 2017 Reporter 0

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center on 10th St. in Niagara Falls has a steady stream of activities, many of them free, for people to improve their health and learn about options for the health needs.

Here is their: March 2017 Calendar of Events

Tuesdays

Meeting: NA Group 7 to 9 p.m., Memorial Medical Center Auditorium, 621 10th St.

Fridays

Meeting: Alcoholics Anonymous First Step Group, 8 to 9 p.m., Memorial Medical Center Auditorium, 621 10th St.

Saturdays

Meeting: Alcoholics Anonymous New International Group, 6:30 p.m., Memorial Medical Center Auditorium, 621 10th St. read more

Niagara Falls City Council contest underway early this year

February 20, 2017 Staff 40
Former Councilman Sam Fruscione. Voters treated him pretty badly for telling the truth. But that's how the city rolls. When a politician tells the truth they vote him out of office and reelect the guys that lie to them. Again and again.
Former Councilman Sam Fruscione. Voters treated him pretty badly for telling the truth. But that’s how the city rolls. When a politician tells the truth they vote him out of office and reelect the guys that lie to them. Again and again.

Niagara Falls at a Crossroads, City Council contest underway early this year

Seven months before the primary elections of September, candidates are announcing for Niagara Falls City Council.

Three seats are up for election on the five member council.

Incumbent Councilwoman Kristen Grandinetti (D), and Republican challengers Robert Pascoal and Sam Archie have declared their candidacies.

It is not known if incumbents Andrew Touma and Charles Walker, both Democrats, will seek re-election.

Four years ago, Touma led the field with 4,419 votes in the general election (Grandinetti and Walker rounded out the field, with 3,907 and 3,625 votes, respectively). read more