Articles by: Tony Farina

Politics Take Center Stage as Gaming Battle Continues

Politics Take Center Stage as Gaming Battle Continues

Niagara Falls July 17, 2019 at 9:01 am

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina As the legal wrangling continues at a snail’s pace in the gaming stalemate between the state and the Seneca Nation, politics has definitely movedRead More

Owner and Publisher of the Niagara Reporter Frank Parlato

TV Special on NXIVM Cult to Feature Parlato

News July 10, 2019 at 8:54 am

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina Analysis Perhaps Rolling Stone best captured the essence of Frank Parlato’s dogged pursuit of sex cult master Keith Raniere in a story published inRead More

Anello Advises Unity May be Best for Democrats

Anello Advises Unity May be Best for Democrats

Niagara Falls July 2, 2019 at 10:22 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina If Democrats want to protect their line in the November election for mayor of Niagara Falls, they might want to work together against RepublicanRead More

Queensryche Headlines Friday Concert at  Batavia Downs

Queensryche Headlines Friday Concert at Batavia Downs

News June 26, 2019 at 8:37 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina The resurgent heavy metal band Queensryche which has sold over 20 million albums worldwide will headline this Friday’s Rockin’ the Downs concert at BataviaRead More

Restaino Declares Primary Victory; Piccirillo Holding Onto Hope for Absentee Ballot Miracle

Restaino Declares Primary Victory; Piccirillo Holding Onto Hope for Absentee Ballot Miracle

Niagara Falls June 26, 2019 at 8:35 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina It was close, a lot closer than some had expected and still unofficial as of Tuesday night, but in the end it appears RobertRead More

“Campaign Gimmick”: GOP Legislature Hasn’t the “Slightest Appetite” for Home-Rule Message on LVT

“Campaign Gimmick”: GOP Legislature Hasn’t the “Slightest Appetite” for Home-Rule Message on LVT

Niagara Falls June 18, 2019 at 9:10 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     County legislator says GOP legislature hasn’t the “slightest appetite” for LVT. Will not support Seth’s home-rule message.   By: Tony Farina Still hoping for a magic bullet toRead More

Gaming Commission Gives Batavia Downs Green Light on Alleged Ticket Giveaways, Finds No Cause for Concern

Gaming Commission Gives Batavia Downs Green Light on Alleged Ticket Giveaways, Finds No Cause for Concern

News June 18, 2019 at 9:00 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina Claims earlier this year by former State Sen. George Maziarz of irregularities in promotional activities involving ticket giveaways at WROTB/Batavia Downs have not resultedRead More

Senecas Arguing No Bang for the Buck on Exclusivity Guarantee

Senecas Arguing No Bang for the Buck on Exclusivity Guarantee

Niagara Falls June 11, 2019 at 9:45 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina At the crux of the matter, the Seneca Nation believes the $1.4 billion in revenue sharing it paid to the state between 2002 andRead More

Police Captain  Remembers Pain of Steingasser Case

Police Captain Remembers Pain of Steingasser Case

News June 4, 2019 at 5:28 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina I ran into retired North Tonawanda detective chief Gabriel DiBernardo a couple of years ago, before the arrest of a suspect last year inRead More

Restaino, Piccirillo Square Off in First Mayoral Debate

Restaino, Piccirillo Square Off in First Mayoral Debate

Niagara Falls May 31, 2019 at 5:55 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina There were no knockout punches landed Thursday night in the debate between Democratic mayoral candidates Seth Piccirillo and Robert Restaino at the Niagara FallsRead More

History Made at Niagara University: School’s Top Honors Awarded to Same Student for First Time Ever

History Made at Niagara University: School’s Top Honors Awarded to Same Student for First Time Ever

News May 28, 2019 at 8:59 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina Britini Margaret Anne D’Angelo, of Niagara Falls, was awarded two top honors at the 3:00 PM Niagara University Commencement Exercises at Artpark on MayRead More

June Primary Looms Close for Niagara Falls Mayoral Candidates

June Primary Looms Close for Niagara Falls Mayoral Candidates

Niagara Falls May 28, 2019 at 8:54 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tona Farina With Memorial Day in the rearview mirror, the summer tourist season is officially under way in Niagara Falls and with the primary election justRead More

Maid of the Mist Opening Delayed

Maid of the Mist Opening Delayed

Niagara Falls May 23, 2019 at 2:51 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina The opening of the iconic Maid of the Mist boat rides from Niagara Falls has been delayed pending completion of vehicle inspections by the CoastRead More

Western Regional OTB Resolution Invites State Audit

Western Regional OTB Resolution Invites State Audit

News May 21, 2019 at 9:30 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina Already subject to regular audits by the state but under pressure from Niagara County and Schuyler County on its financial operations, the Western RegionalRead More

Mayoral candidate Seth Piccirillo lost to Robert M. Restaino on primary day by a margin of 79 votes.

Another Developer Takes Aim at Piccirillo’s Policies

Niagara Falls May 21, 2019 at 9:28 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina Analysis It seems as though possible investors in Niagara Falls are taking aim at mayoral candidate Seth Piccirillo, suggesting if elected he would continueRead More

No End in Sight to Seneca Gaming  Stalemate for Niagara Falls Lawmakers

No End in Sight to Seneca Gaming Stalemate for Niagara Falls Lawmakers

Niagara Falls May 14, 2019 at 8:03 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina The chances of Niagara Falls and the two other Western New York host casino cities receiving any money from revenue-sharing payments in the nearRead More

PICCIRILLO UNDER FIRE: Developer Calls Out Political Motivation in Landmark Designation

PICCIRILLO UNDER FIRE: Developer Calls Out Political Motivation in Landmark Designation

Niagara Falls May 13, 2019 at 10:35 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina While he doesn’t identify him by name, the Buffalo developer who is hoping for positive action this week from the Niagara Falls City CouncilRead More

The Como Deli in Lewiston on Center Street.

Book Signing at Como Deli in Lewiston Set for Saturday, May 11th

News May 7, 2019 at 10:05 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9       By: Tony Farina Elizabeth Donatello, a former Niagara County prosecutor in charge of the Special Victims Unit in the district attorney’s office, will be featured onRead More

Bank on Buffalo Breaks Ground on New Location in Niagara Falls

Bank on Buffalo Breaks Ground on New Location in Niagara Falls

News May 7, 2019 at 10:00 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9       By: Tony Farina “This new branch in Niagara Falls will feature all the bells and whistles, including video ATMs and internet banking,” says Martin Griffith, BankRead More

Western Regional OTB Posts Record Numbers on Derby Day

Western Regional OTB Posts Record Numbers on Derby Day

News May 7, 2019 at 9:48 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina Western Regional Off-Track Betting (WROTB) was a big winner on Derby Day as a record $2,039,088 was wagered through OTB outlets, including Batavia Bets.com,Read More

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