Archive for February 22nd, 2017

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

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