Archive for September, 2017

Niagara Falls Jokes

Niagara Falls Jokes

Uncategorized September 22, 2017 at 5:00 am

The finances of the city of Niagara Falls are swirling so far down into a black hole that even Stephen Hawking is impressed. *** “We’re not actually bleeding money,” says Mayor Dyster, “It’s just that expenditures are outpacing allocations, right?” *** Mayor Dyster hit on a new idea to saveRead More

“BNFF 2017 Highlights & Opening Events”

“BNFF 2017 Highlights & Opening Events”

Community News September 21, 2017 at 11:07 pm

FRIDAY, SEPT 22 9:00 pm -Elements Of Matter (F, 94m) (Q&A with cast and crew and Special Guest Holley Fain (Gossip Girls, Grey’s Anatomy, Astronaut Wive’s Club) SATURDAY, SEPT 23 11:30 am – FREE EVENT -Music Videos &”The Harmony of Music and Cinema” Panel -Blackwater (3m) -Blue Eyes (3m) -OnlyRead More

Is Sara Bronfman’s husband, Basit Igtet, set to stage bloody slaughter in Libya against American interests?

Is Sara Bronfman’s husband, Basit Igtet, set to stage bloody slaughter in Libya against American interests?

NXIVM, News September 21, 2017 at 2:04 pm

On September 21, 2017, The Libya Times published an article titled: ‘Tripoli Braces for Hurricane Igtet’. Basit Igtet [husband of Sara Bronfman) is front and center in a confrontation between the UN-backed government in Libya and Muslim terrorists. The cover of the Libya Times says it all in two words: ‘More Violence?’ HereRead More

Print Edition – Sept 15, 2017

Print Edition – Sept 15, 2017

Print Version September 15, 2017 at 7:05 pm
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An Open Letter to the New York State Attorney General

An Open Letter to the New York State Attorney General

State and National News September 15, 2017 at 5:59 am

September 15, 2017 Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman Office of the Attorney General The Capitol Albany, NY 12224-0341 Dear AG Schneiderman, We wish to make a formal complaint alleging corruption associated with the Niagara Falls State Park Landscape Improvements plan. A Spring, 2014 offer for bids was put out, requiring contractorsRead More

Mayor Dyster (L) and Councilmembers Grandinetti and Touma (R) at a fundraiser four years ago. Will the Dyster majority, which also includes the soon-departing Charles Walker and disappointing 1st draft choice Ezra Scott, Jr. still be intact after Election Day, 2017?

Mayor Dyster, Council Majority to Approve Raises for City Workers next week Despite Bad Audit, Credit Downgrade, Vanishing Casino Funds

Niagara Falls September 15, 2017 at 5:52 am

The city of Niagara Falls is living on borrowed time, financially speaking. The unrestricted fund balance (aka reserve fund) is projected to sink to zero by the end of this year, and according to a draft audit released in August by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s office and first made publicRead More

Bringing the City to the Country: The Problem is Density with Bri Estates

Bringing the City to the Country: The Problem is Density with Bri Estates

Niagara County September 15, 2017 at 5:50 am

Opposition to a proposed new housing development in the Town of Niagara is gaining momentum, as more information becomes available to residents of the Colonial Drive and Miller Road neighborhoods which will adjoin the subdivision, should it be built. The local office of Yonkers, NY-based Double C Realty Inc. hasRead More

Since few of the 8 million tourists who come here every year venture outside of Niagara Falls State Park, it's doubtful Cuomo, Uniland or Gov. Cuomo are stupid enough to spend $75 million on "Wonderfalls" in the pretty much empty, decaying downtown of the city of Niagara Falls.

IDA bets on DiCienzo’s downtown waterpark; Meanwhile, Wonderfalls remains a pipe dream

Niagara Falls September 15, 2017 at 5:36 am

Michael DiCienzo’s proposed $20 million indoor water park in downtown Niagara Falls got a big boost this week from the Niagara County Industrial Development Agency, which granted a $6.6 million tax break package to the project. Mr. DiCienzo first announced the project in May with a larger scope that wouldRead More

City gets slap on the wrist for Headline-making Sewage Disaster 

City gets slap on the wrist for Headline-making Sewage Disaster 

State and National News September 15, 2017 at 5:28 am

New York State will fine the Niagara Falls Water Board a measly $50,000 for discharging thousands of gallons of black, fetid and stinking water near the falls during a busy tourist weekend, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday. The agency will be required to make changes at its aging wastewater plantRead More

James J. Faso, Esq.

Faso Wins City Court Judge Primary, and in Essence, the Election

Niagara Falls September 15, 2017 at 5:12 am

In a quite decisive manner, James J. Faso, Jr. won the Niagara Falls City Court Judge race on every contested primary party line on Tuesday night.  The Democratic, Republican, Conservative, Green, Working Families, Independence, Women’s Equality and Reform parties all went to Faso, to the disappointment of Alan J. RoscettiRead More

Why Strong Mayors Need Strong Councils

Why Strong Mayors Need Strong Councils

Uncategorized September 15, 2017 at 5:10 am

In an ideal world, checks and balances would actually check and balance each other.  That is the primary function of the two major branches of government, the executive and the legislative.  The executive leads, administrates and directs the business and relationships of the government.  The legislature passes laws and, where necessary, approves theRead More

We need to elect a City Council that will stand up to Albany!

The Status Quo Must Go

Uncategorized September 15, 2017 at 5:08 am

The Primary election is over and the stage is now set for the General election in November.  We know who the players are, so what are we going to do make a real difference in the lives of the people of Niagara Falls? Something has to change.  That much isRead More

In one of the great love stories of all time, Councilwoman Grandinetti once called Mike Hudson "ignorant."

It’s like déjà vu all over again… Same Retreads Survive Primary

Niagara Falls September 15, 2017 at 5:06 am

 Kristen Grandinetti. Who among us can figure out the sorceress-like spell she’s cast upon the Niagara Falls voter? Garnering some 1,457 votes in the Democratic primary Tuesday, finishing third after incumbent Andrew Touma (1,784) and newcomer Bill Kennedy, she still clinched a spot on November’s general election ballot. Her recordRead More

Time for a change here

Time for a change here

Uncategorized September 15, 2017 at 5:05 am

The main difference between the primary election and the general election coming up this November is that, in the primary, voters are bound to vote only for candidates running on the party lines they are registered in. Democrats can only vote for Democrats and Republicans only for members of theRead More

THE ANSWER TO… WHAT’S WRONG WITH THE CONGRESS?

THE ANSWER TO… WHAT’S WRONG WITH THE CONGRESS?

Uncategorized September 15, 2017 at 5:02 am

The Right Side By J Gary DiLaura This is easy; NY Senators Schumer and Gillibrand, NY Congressman (EVERY SINGLE ONE except, maybe, Collins), California Congresswomen Pelosi, Waters and Boxer and Senator Feinstein… it would almost be accurate and a LOT easier to just say EVERY SINGLE DEMOCRAT and about ½Read More

Niagara Falls Jokes

Niagara Falls Jokes

Uncategorized September 15, 2017 at 5:00 am

While the official Niagara Falls’ City Hall website is rarely updated, we were still concerned to find, when clicking on the Ethics page, “Sorry – Under Construction.” *** In the year 2020, the contractor hired by the city finally finished paving Lockport Street and one of its workers was puttingRead More

Contraptions of History

Contraptions of History

Uncategorized September 15, 2017 at 12:05 am

By Craig Reger “This is the golden age and gold is the reason for the wars we wage”, Bono Vox. Lead singer, U2. Speaking of the hypothesis that Presidents lie, I am always reminded of Nixon’s temporary lie when I hear this celebrated  line harmonized by Bono. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRzr1QU6K1o The Youtube linkRead More

Concussions: It’s Not Just Football Players Who Are at Risk

Concussions: It’s Not Just Football Players Who Are at Risk

Featured September 13, 2017 at 11:47 am

By Randy Palladino The frequency and consequences of concussions among players in the National Football League is getting a lot of press these days, but construction workers are also at risk for suffering this type of injury on the job. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and HealthRead More

Print Version – September 8, 2017

Print Version – September 8, 2017

Print Version September 8, 2017 at 3:01 pm
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[While all three candidates are worthy],The Reporter supports Alan Roscetti

[While all three candidates are worthy],The Reporter supports Alan Roscetti

Niagara Falls September 8, 2017 at 5:07 am

 Alan Roscetti has our support. The general position of the Niagara Falls Reporter is that we rarely, if ever, make endorsements for political candidates.  One of the main reasons is that, we believe people should think for themselves and make up their own minds. So, rather than endorse a candidateRead More

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