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Print Edition – July 20, 2017

Print Edition – July 20, 2017

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Cuomo’s efforts at upstate development yield few results despite costing billions

Cuomo’s efforts at upstate development yield few results despite costing billions

State and National News July 20, 2017 at 4:04 am

Four new studies reveal that the $8 billion spent annually by the Cuomo administration on economic development – particularly upstate – has done relatively little to develop much in the way of attracting new industry, creating jobs or spurring economic growth. The studies, conducted by Pew Charitable Trusts, the W.E.Read More

Taxpayer ripoff at the Hotel Niagara:  “Buy high, sell low” new Cuomo motto

Taxpayer ripoff at the Hotel Niagara: “Buy high, sell low” new Cuomo motto

Niagara Falls July 20, 2017 at 4:00 am

“Buy low, sell high.” In the world of private investment, this time honored maxim – more than a century old and still used by brilliant business minds such as that of Warren Buffet – has been as good as gold. But the brilliant business minds currently controlling both New YorkRead More

LEWD BILLBOARD! Billboard brouhaha breaks out in downtown North Tonawanda

LEWD BILLBOARD! Billboard brouhaha breaks out in downtown North Tonawanda

Niagara County July 20, 2017 at 3:58 am

Two North Tonawanda officials have asked one of the nation’s largest outdoor advertising companies to take down what they call a lewd billboard after residents expressed shock at the ad’s adult content. The billboard – located on a prominent corner of North Tonawanda’s Webster Street in the city’s revitalized, family-friendlyRead More

Let’s Get it Moving (We’re Talking Traffic Here)

Let’s Get it Moving (We’re Talking Traffic Here)

Niagara Falls July 20, 2017 at 3:50 am

By Councilman Kenny Tompkins We have a traffic problem here in Niagara Falls near the Niagara Reservation Park. Guess what? This is a good thing. It means people are hearing about Niagara Falls. At the same time, we all know how frustrating it is to sit for hours in standstillRead More

The Buffalo Niagara Film Festival Returns

The Buffalo Niagara Film Festival Returns

Uncategorized July 20, 2017 at 3:49 am

The Buffalo Niagara Film Festival has grown from its modest beginnings on the University at Buffalo campus in 2007.  Since then, it has become the region’s premier gathering of professionals and dreamers who aspire to bask in the glow of the silver screen. Bill Cowell, the founder of the BNFF, pointsRead More

The tarp has been dangling off the DeVeaux Woods Carriage Barn for over three months. Hopefully State Parks will repair it so that future generations can enjoy this historic building (photo by Michael Federspiel).

DeVeaux Woods Carriage Barn previously doomed; now Centerpiece of state Outdoor Recreation proposal

Community News July 20, 2017 at 3:48 am

“There may have been a time when preservation was about saving an old building here or there, but those days are gone. Preservation is in the business of saving communities and the values they embody.” – National Trust for Historic Preservation An emailed response by Western Region director and AssistantRead More

GEORGE MAZIARZ – A man of Honesty and Integrity

GEORGE MAZIARZ – A man of Honesty and Integrity

Uncategorized July 20, 2017 at 3:31 am

The Right Side By J Gary DiLaura I first met George Maziarz in 1985. He was a Niagara County politician with a good reputation for honesty and a sincere concern for the people of Niagara County. In 1985 the Power Authority and NOT Mother Nature, jammed the entire East NiagaraRead More

COLLUSION VS CONSPIRACY…WHAT’S THE CRIME?

COLLUSION VS CONSPIRACY…WHAT’S THE CRIME?

Uncategorized July 20, 2017 at 3:30 am

The Right Side By J Gary DiLaura COLLUSION VS CONSPIRACY… WHAT ‘S THE CRIME? In all my years in law enforcement I never charged anyone for Conspiring to Collude or for Colluding to Conspire?! That’s because colluding and conspiring are NOT crimes! In a May 23, 2017 FOX News articleRead More

Seneca gas prices competitive  with white owned stations here

Seneca gas prices competitive with white owned stations here

Niagara Falls July 20, 2017 at 3:08 am

While area gas station owners and politicians voiced concerns that the Seneca Nation of Indians would undercut gas prices at the recently opened gas station near the Seneca Niagara Casino, so far it hasn’t happened. Stations owned by Native Americans and located on reservations don’t have to pay taxes, whichRead More

The Seneca Nation Gambled on the Future, and Won

The Seneca Nation Gambled on the Future, and Won

Niagara Falls July 20, 2017 at 3:04 am

In 2002, at a time when New York State and its local communities were facing financial uncertainty, the many powers that be looked for relief wherever they could find it.  The one form that seemed feasible was entering into a compact with the Seneca Nation of Indians to allow ClassRead More

Kristen Grandinetti

Grandinetti’s Buffalo fundraiser an insult to local city businesses

Niagara Falls July 20, 2017 at 3:02 am

Why does Kristen Grandinetti even bother to live in Niagara Falls? The cat hating, Facebook addicted, formerly Catholic city councilwoman – whose bed and breakfast operation on Memorial Parkway was found to be in violation of city codes – held a major fundraiser last week, but it wasn’t in NiagaraRead More

Niagara Falls Jokes

Niagara Falls Jokes

Uncategorized July 20, 2017 at 3:00 am

The driver on the Discover Niagara shuttle announced that he was going to tell a joke at the expense of Niagara Falls. A woman in the back of the shuttle said, “No, don’t do that. I live here.” The driver looked up at her in the mirror and said, “Oh,Read More

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