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Niagara Falls Water Board Special Meeting: March 19th at 5:00 p.m.

Niagara Falls Water Board Special Meeting: March 19th at 5:00 p.m.

Local News March 16, 2018 at 12:01 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   NOTICE On March 19, 2018 at 5:00 p.m., the Niagara Falls Water Board will conduct a Special Meeting at The Michael C. O’Laughlin Municipal Water Plant, 5815 BuffaloRead More

Niagara Falls to be Illuminated in Green for St. Patrick’s Day

Niagara Falls to be Illuminated in Green for St. Patrick’s Day

Niagara Falls, Featured, Local News March 14, 2018 at 12:39 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   Niagara Falls Illumination Board to take part in annual “Global Greening” campaign  Niagara Falls, ON – In partnership with Tourism Ireland’s “Global Greening” campaign, the Niagara Falls Illumination BoardRead More

Supporting Documents for Niagara Falls City Council Meeting on Thursday March 15th

Supporting Documents for Niagara Falls City Council Meeting on Thursday March 15th

Local News March 13, 2018 at 11:11 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   The Niagara Falls City Council will meet this Thursday, March 15th, at 6:00pm inside the Council Chambers of City Hall. The link to the supporting documents for theRead More

The Impact of Art in Niagara Falls: $280,000 Statute of Frederick Douglass Proposed

The Impact of Art in Niagara Falls: $280,000 Statute of Frederick Douglass Proposed

Local News March 13, 2018 at 8:14 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   When the Niagara Falls City Council meets this Thursday at 6:00pm at City Hall, spending $280,000.00 on a new statute will be on the agenda. The statue, fundedRead More

Agenda for Niagara Falls City Council Meeting on Thursday March 15th

Agenda for Niagara Falls City Council Meeting on Thursday March 15th

Local News March 13, 2018 at 7:45 pm

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Niagara Falls Resident Parking Passes Available for 2018

Niagara Falls Resident Parking Passes Available for 2018

Local News March 12, 2018 at 5:05 pm

Have you thought about buying a parking pass? Annual and monthly parking permits can be purchased at the City Clerk’s office or the Parking Ramp Office. Parking ramp office hours of operation are generally 10am – 8pm. Hours vary seasonally and based on events, please call ahead to confirm 285-5813.Read More

Sam Ferraro, 60, passes away; longtime director of Niagara County IDA

Sam Ferraro, 60, passes away; longtime director of Niagara County IDA

Featured, Local News March 12, 2018 at 2:46 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 Samuel M. Ferraro, of Niagara Falls, passed away Saturday, March 10, 2018, at the age of 60. He was born in Niagara Falls, NY the son of Salvatore andRead More

The Royal Cafe: A True Niagara Falls Treasure

The Royal Cafe: A True Niagara Falls Treasure

Local News March 9, 2018 at 6:00 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 The Royal Cafe: Who Could Ask for Anything Better? The Royal Café is perhaps the best kept secret in Niagara Falls. Located at 311 Hyde Park Blvd, near theRead More

Dyster says Crime is Down in State of the City Address: Niagara Reporter Investigates

Dyster says Crime is Down in State of the City Address: Niagara Reporter Investigates

Local News March 9, 2018 at 2:44 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   (The darker areas are the safest areas in Niagara Falls. The lightest areas are the most dangerous/where most of the crime occurs)   During his State of theRead More

Could U.S. Gaming Hurt Niagara Tourism?

Could U.S. Gaming Hurt Niagara Tourism?

Local News March 5, 2018 at 11:50 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 Niagara Falls is one of the most famous tourism destinations in North America, and is unique in its situation straddling the U.S.-Canadian border. There’s some chance however that changesRead More

Mayor Dyster’s State of the City: Niagara Falls “Finally on a Roll”

Mayor Dyster’s State of the City: Niagara Falls “Finally on a Roll”

Local News February 27, 2018 at 3:02 pm

Niagara Falls High School, home of the Wolverines, was the venue for a different type of event on Tuesday afternoon as Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster gave the 2018 State of the City Address to a crowd filled with students, public officials, and residents.   Mayor Dyster touted Niagara Falls’Read More

Restaurant Review: Power City Eatery

Restaurant Review: Power City Eatery

Local News February 27, 2018 at 7:07 am

There are so many local restaurants in Niagara County that I can’t wait to try. Today I chose Power City Eatery located at 444 3rd Street Niagara Falls, NY 14301. I have been eagerly waiting to try this restaurant that serves breakfast and lunch for a while now. Well, IRead More

Restaurant Review: Kelly’s Corner

Restaurant Review: Kelly’s Corner

Local News February 26, 2018 at 9:33 pm

Lent has arrived!! My favorite time for reviews. I love a good fish fry, which is where Kelly’s Corner comes in. There was no way that I was not going to stop in for a fish fry on the first day of Lent. As usual, I was not disappointed withRead More

Who Wants to be the Next Mayor of Niagara Falls?

Who Wants to be the Next Mayor of Niagara Falls?

Local News February 23, 2018 at 7:26 pm

This is, most definitely, the article that many of you have been waiting all year for. In less than twelve months from now, mayoral campaigns will be in full force as they march toward Primary Day, which, for those of you that are looking forward to such a date, willRead More

Developer Delivers on Promise, Saves South Junior High:  The Only Complaint: Windows Don’t’ Open

Developer Delivers on Promise, Saves South Junior High: The Only Complaint: Windows Don’t’ Open

Local News February 23, 2018 at 6:27 pm

Developers spent $24 million to rehab the old South Junior High School on Portage Road converting it to 61 apartments, a community center and other amenities. It comes to almost $400,000 per apartment, so they ought to be nice. The complex now has a community room and exercise area. TheRead More

Overtime Scandal at Niagara Falls Water Board

Overtime Scandal at Niagara Falls Water Board

Local News February 23, 2018 at 11:17 am

The Niagara Falls Water Board – as detailed in our last edition – has made dramatic improvements since board members Nick Forster and Dan O’Callaghan joined the board in 2017. One of their chief accomplishments was to cut overtime that workers collected. The Water Board is run by a five-memberRead More

New Day, New Sheriffs: Niagara Falls Water Authority Makes Dramatic Changes

New Day, New Sheriffs: Niagara Falls Water Authority Makes Dramatic Changes

Local News February 9, 2018 at 5:39 am

Despite some recent bad publicity, including an embarrassing black-spill in the Niagara Gorge last summer, there seems to have been dramatic improvements at the Niagara Falls Water Authority. The Reporter has learned that two recently appointed board members have changed the way the authority is run, largely by taking aRead More

What again? Council Secretary accused of submitting another ‘fake’ resume!

What again? Council Secretary accused of submitting another ‘fake’ resume!

Niagara Falls February 9, 2018 at 2:13 am

Former employer calls Diodate’s second resume ‘lies and nonsense’ After Mark Diodate was outed for submitting a “fake” resume for consideration for hire as Niagara Falls Council Secretary, his prospective council bosses allowed him to submit a second resume. The Reporter noted in an exclusive story in our last issueRead More

Strikingly, six months ago we correctly predicted that Niagara Falls unemployment would rise in 2017, simultaneous with better job numbers for the rest of the state. Dyster administration policies, combined with Albany's exploitation of our tourism resources, have resulted in the misery of joblessness here, the highest in New York State.

Niagara Falls December jobless rate soars over 8%

Local News February 9, 2018 at 1:31 am

Highest Unemployment in New York State While the United States has officially been at “full employment” for several months, as a nearly decade-long economic expansion continues, the situation here in Niagara Falls is bad and getting worse, according to figures released last week by the NYS Department of Labor. NiagaraRead More

Was Lockport Mayor justified in not reappointing Deputy Clerk Browning?

Was Lockport Mayor justified in not reappointing Deputy Clerk Browning?

Local News February 9, 2018 at 1:08 am

Lockport Mayor Anne McCaffrey’s decision not to reappoint Shirley Browning to another 4-year term as Lockport’s Deputy City Clerk caused controversy last week. Mayor McCaffrey declined to reappoint Browning because, she said, it is a “public officer” position which requires Browning to live in Lockport. Browning moved down the canalRead More

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