Archive for September 1st, 2017

Print edition – Sep 1, 2017

Print edition – Sep 1, 2017

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Roscetti Addresses Mental Health Court

Roscetti Addresses Mental Health Court

Community News September 1, 2017 at 6:00 am

By Alan James Roscetti The Niagara Falls City Court offers additional “Quality of Life” courts.  I’d like to provide an overview of each one in the upcoming weeks to give our citizens some insight and understanding of the system.  The first court I’d like to address is Mental Health Court. In manyRead More

Taking A Toll on Toll Takers

Taking A Toll on Toll Takers

Grand Island September 1, 2017 at 5:44 am

When Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that cashless tolls would be coming to Grand Island, many people hailed it as a long overdue change.  It also, however, highlights one of the most obsolete jobs in the world, the toll collector.  A human being sits in a booth, breathes exhaust fumes all day andRead More

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Copy of Niagara Falls Draft Audit

Niagara Falls September 1, 2017 at 5:34 am

 

"The City’s adopted general fund budget for 2017 was approximately $93 million." With casino revenue going away, it's about to hit the fan, and we don't mean this pie.

Mayor Dyster, do-nothing Council to thank for City of Niagara Falls’ Looming Fiscal Nightmare

Niagara Falls September 1, 2017 at 5:32 am

It hit us right between the eyes the instant we pulled it up on the computer. The as yet-unreleased New York State Comptroller’s draft audit, or “Report of Examination – City of Niagara Falls Financial Condition” for the period from January, 2015 to late June of this year, admonishes atRead More

Food Hall Concept Expected to Open in Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Food Hall Concept Expected to Open in Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Niagara County September 1, 2017 at 5:20 am

Chef driven food hall now accepting merchant applications Mercado Development has announced plans to develop a “chef driven” food hall at the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA. The food hall – which is called “HIP CITY” – is expected to be open for business in the spring of 2018.Read More

Chris Voccio

Former Gazette Publisher runs for City Council

Niagara Falls September 1, 2017 at 5:10 am

Why I’m running, where I stand By Chris Voccio On May 12th of this year I turned 50 and I retired from the newspaper industry, where I spent 30 years. Late that afternoon I also announced my candidacy for Niagara Falls City Council. That wasn’t originally part of the plan.Read More

Financial Pro Amber Hill States her case for Council

Financial Pro Amber Hill States her case for Council

Niagara Falls September 1, 2017 at 5:08 am

By Amber Hill-Donhauser My name is Amber Hill-Donhauser, and I am running on the Democratic line for Niagara Falls City Council. I wish to take one of the three spots that are available in this election, preferably the position to be left open by a retiring council member. I grewRead More

Robert Pascoal

Council Candidate Pascoal Opposes Reassessment

Niagara Falls September 1, 2017 at 5:06 am

By Robert Pascoal There is a fundamental difference between policy and politics. Politics is when what you do is motivated by how you can better the members of your party. Policy is when you are motivated to improve the general good of people regardless of party. I’ve always believed inRead More

Lewiston Peach Fest is just Around the Corner!

Lewiston Peach Fest is just Around the Corner!

Community News September 1, 2017 at 5:03 am

Billed as “An Old Fashioned Festival complete with a Parade, Peach Shortcake, food, vendors, carnival rides and 3 days of stage entertainment,” not to mention fireworks and a 5K Run for the Peaches, the Lewiston Peach Fest is scheduled to run from Thursday, Sept. 7 through Sunday, Sept. 10. ARead More

Power Authority Relicensing Proceeds’ Tortured Trail to your pocket

Power Authority Relicensing Proceeds’ Tortured Trail to your pocket

Niagara County September 1, 2017 at 5:02 am

By Paulette Glasgow Information is power. The more information you know, the more you are educated on the facts. Recently, I received a flyer referring to the $153 debit card Lewiston residents were receiving, and I wondered if those receiving the debit cards knew all the facts. In order toRead More

Niagara Falls Jokes

Niagara Falls Jokes

Uncategorized September 1, 2017 at 5:00 am

A city worker walks into the Third Street Tap Room and says, “Bartender, a round for everyone, on me!” The bartender says, “Well, seems you’re in a really good mood tonight, hmm?” “Oh, you can bet on it! I just got hired by the city to go around and removeRead More

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