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Local History reflects Rich Religious Heritage

Local History reflects Rich Religious Heritage

Community News November 3, 2017 at 6:24 am

By Nate McMurray Grand Island Town Supervisor Right here, in Western New York, we are surrounded by history. Great minds—from Nikola Tesla to Frank Lloyd Wright and Mark Twain—came here to use their talents and contribute to the thriving Queen City. The Falls, with all of its beauty and potential,Read More

Geiben recounts positive experience on Town Board

Geiben recounts positive experience on Town Board

Community News November 3, 2017 at 5:08 am

By Councilman William E. Geiben Lewiston Town Board This letter is being written to acknowledge the positive experience I have found during the past two years as a member of the Lewiston Town Board. Those of you who know me, whether as a (retired) Lewiston – Porter teacher, or in myRead More

Rich Andres

County Legislature Will Likely Remain in GOP Hands While Some Contests Promise Closeness, Experts See ‘Status Quo’ Election

Community News November 2, 2017 at 5:32 pm

Tuesday’s countywide election is likely to produce the same 11-4 split, with the same faces, on the Niagara County Legislature.   How likely is that outcome?   When we were asking Niagara County Public Information Officer Christian Peck about polling sites last week and asked him to handicap the racesRead More

***MEDIA ADVISORY***  FOR  TUESDAY, NOV. 7; WEDNESDAY, NOV. 8; TUESDAY, NOV. 21

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** FOR TUESDAY, NOV. 7; WEDNESDAY, NOV. 8; TUESDAY, NOV. 21

Community News November 2, 2017 at 5:06 pm

MORINELLO STAFF TO HOLD NOVEMBER MOBILE OFFICE HOURS   The staff of Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) will hold mobile office hours on Tuesday, Nov. 7 and Tuesday, Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Grand Island Town Hall, andWednesday, Nov. 8 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the Wheatfield Town Senior Center. Residents andRead More

Museums of Niagara Association (MONA) To Hold First Friday Event at Old Fort Erie

Museums of Niagara Association (MONA) To Hold First Friday Event at Old Fort Erie

Community News November 2, 2017 at 4:57 pm

Fort Erie, ON – As part of the Museums of Niagara Association (MONA) First Fridays public awareness campaign, The Niagara Parks Commission is pleased to announce that its Old Fort Erie heritage site has been selected to host the association’s upcoming First Friday event. The Tailgate Party-themed event will take place within OldRead More

Cardiac-Stroke Care unit construction  enters final stages at Memorial Medical Center

Cardiac-Stroke Care unit construction enters final stages at Memorial Medical Center

Community News November 2, 2017 at 4:28 pm

Construction at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center’s new $4.3 million Cardiac/Stroke Care Unit is entering its final stages and members of the nursing staff are getting excited about the prospect of caring for their patients in the new 12,950-square-foot facility.   This week they stopped in to check on the progressRead More

Christie, Michelle

Physician assistants join Memorial primary care team

Community News November 2, 2017 at 4:20 pm

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center recently welcomed two physician assistants to its growing team of primary care providers.  Both are now seeing patients at the Niagara Falls Memorial Primary Care Center in the Golisano Center for Community Health, 533 10th St.   Michelle Christie, P.A.-C, is a graduate of Canisius College andRead More

A century ago, the LaSalle Library shared this building with a post office and the village police department. It will soon close its doors two more days a week, due to the city's financial mess.

Dyster, Grandinetti nickel and dime public library in alleged budget process

Community News October 27, 2017 at 5:40 am

Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster, who fancies himself a PhD in something or other, and City Councilwoman Kristen Grandinetti, who likes to think of herself as an educator and works as an elementary school teacher, have joined forces to strip the Niagara Falls Public Library of $92,000 in funding which,Read More

A Message from the Lewiston Republican Committee

A Message from the Lewiston Republican Committee

Community News October 27, 2017 at 5:28 am

Lewiston Republican Committee Chairman Karl Frankovitch announced today that as this campaign season comes to a close, we are proud of our slate of experienced and proven candidates for Niagara County and the Town of Lewiston. Our incumbent Niagara County candidates Becky Wydish and Clyde Burmaster, with Lewiston Town incumbentRead More

Former Lewiston Supervisor sets the record straight on taxes

Former Lewiston Supervisor sets the record straight on taxes

Community News October 27, 2017 at 5:26 am

By Ron Winkley Former Supervisor – Town of Lewiston Former Supervisor Dennis Brochey, presently residing in Las Vegas, is trying to influence this year’s Town election by posting on Facebook and writing “Letters to the Editor” with incorrect and distorted information about the lack of a town tax in 2015Read More

Lewiston Supervisor Steve Broderick

Open Letter to the Town of Lewiston from Supervisor Steve Broderick

Community News October 20, 2017 at 5:26 am

When I decided two years ago to stand for election, I did my due diligence and understood our Town faced some serious issues. Our bond rating had been reduced, increasing interest expense, our water infrastructure was continuing to deteriorate, the Town had to face reduced revenue from outside sources includingRead More

Victor Eydt makes case for Lewiston Council seat

Victor Eydt makes case for Lewiston Council seat

Community News October 6, 2017 at 5:12 am

By Victor Eydt I am writing this letter to introduce myself. I wish to begin by thanking the publisher for this opportunity. It is important to have a newspaper like the Niagara Falls Reporter available to candidates for public office like myself. I want everyone possible to be informed whenRead More

“Plant Lady” Sally Cunningham to host native plant gardening talk in Niagara Falls

“Plant Lady” Sally Cunningham to host native plant gardening talk in Niagara Falls

Community News September 29, 2017 at 5:18 am

On Wednesday, October 4 at 7 pm, the Western New York Land Conservancy is hosting a special talk at the Niagara Falls Public Library with featured speaker, Sally Cunningham. Sally is the author of the nationally popular gardening book “Great Garden Companions,” and is well known in Western New YorkRead More

NOT AGAIN!!!!!! Grandinetti lashes out at critics in meltdown Facebook posting

NOT AGAIN!!!!!! Grandinetti lashes out at critics in meltdown Facebook posting

Community News September 29, 2017 at 5:10 am

Kristen Grandinetti is angry. Very angry. “I am saddened by the amount of people who believe the nonsense they read,” she wrote on her Facebook page this week. “I don’t not appreciate being called a thief. I do not appreciate being accused of illegal activity.” Not for nothing, but theRead More

Bob Pascoal

So, who is Robert Pascoal and why is he running for City Council?

Community News September 22, 2017 at 5:36 am

I’m originally from Fall River, Massachusetts, but I’ve lived in 7 different states. I graduated high school in Schenectady, NY and met my wife Andrea in New Hampshire. And that’s where the connection with Niagara Falls begins. Andrea (Morello/Riggi) Pascoal was born at St. Mary’s Hospital on 6th Street. SheRead More

A skunk enjoys a meal from a garbage can. Skunks are experiencing a population explosion here in Niagara Falls.

Surfeit of Smelly Skunks overrun Niagara Falls, City Hall helpless

Community News September 22, 2017 at 5:04 am

  Here at the Niagara Falls Reporter, we’ve often said things stink at City Hall, speaking metaphorically and meaning the wholesale waste of taxpayer money, the sweetheart deals given to developers, consultants, law firms and construction companies which are unethical, if not illegal. But Councilman Kenny Tompkins is a literal guy.    Read 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

Brother of pharmacist says Kendzia was arrested on sole word of a drug addict; trial will show the truth

Brother of pharmacist says Kendzia was arrested on sole word of a drug addict; trial will show the truth

Community News September 8, 2017 at 3:22 am

My Brother is Innocent, I know! by Walt Kendzia For sixty years, my brother, Bob Kendzia, has given dedicated service to the community in which he lives, to his church where many people know him, and to a city that he loves and supports.  He helps his neighbors, his friends, hisRead More

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

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

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