Archive for October 20th, 2016

This simple CO2 fire extinguisher can take the place of a gun in subduing a dog on a police raid.

Niagara Falls Police Praised, as Buffalo Police Spark outrage over killing of dogs

News October 20, 2016 at 2:13 am

Buffalo Police urged to use fire extinguishers like Niagara Falls does to save, not kill, dogs in raids In the past few weeks THe Niagara Falls Reporter and its sister publication Artvoice have published a series of stories about how police killed pit bulls in paramilitary drug raids that yieldedRead More

State Assembly districts gerrymandered downstate to hold fewer Democrats, ergo, more districts.

Partisan gerrymandering maintains Incumbents, Subverts will of New York State voters

State and National News October 20, 2016 at 1:47 am

Democracy is on life-support in this country, especially in New York State, and here’s why.   Spending by super PACs, and in New York through the so-called LLC loophole, is an enormously corrupting influence on the integrity of our political system. Unlimited money flowing into campaigns, necessitating that public officialsRead More

State Department of Transportation dump trucks block off the Robert Moses Parkway as it enters the Niagara Power Project in the days after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Did Parkway Removal speech trigger Power Project Terror Drills?

Niagara Falls October 20, 2016 at 1:34 am

  On Wednesday, Sept. 21, the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms blew up two buses and an unidentified third vehicle at an unused quarry on Rochester Road in Gasport, as part of a demonstration of what things look like after they’ve been blown up.   Later in theRead More

Construction begins on new cardiac catheterization lab at Heart Center of Niagara

Construction begins on new cardiac catheterization lab at Heart Center of Niagara

Community News October 20, 2016 at 1:21 am

Construction is under way on the new cardiac catheterization laboratory in The Heart Center of Niagara at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. The lab is the result of a unique community collaboration between Catholic Health, Kaleida Health, Erie County Medical Center Corporation and Niagara Falls Memorial to address the pressingRead More

The End of our beautiful Ash Trees?

The End of our beautiful Ash Trees?

News October 20, 2016 at 1:17 am

By Jared Porter The city of Niagara Falls needs to act now to combat the invasive Emerald Ash Borer beetle. The beetles only attack ash trees about 6″ in diameter or more. Therefore, cutting down infected trees before they die allows them to send up new growth that won’t beRead More

Frank Dux, a living martial arts legend, divides his time between Los Angeles, Houston and Western New York.


Columns October 20, 2016 at 1:10 am

By Frank W. Dux (Editor’s note: Frank Dux is the legendary martial artist, teacher, author, fight choreographer, stunt coordinator, film writer, consultant, security advisor, coauthor of the US Navy SEAL Special Warfare Combat Fighting Course used by military elite units throughout the world, and holder of 16 martial arts worldRead More

The Right Side

The Right Side

Uncategorized October 20, 2016 at 12:57 am

WHAT THE FBI AND COMEY DIDN’T DO, BUT STILL CAN! By J Gary Dilaura In any investigation there is a subject or subjects with one or more being a main subject. When you encounter a single subject case, the investigation is generally more difficult. If there are 10, 15 or moreRead More

The standard practice of only 2 inches of milling and repaving in the city of Niagara Falls, such as is taking place on Buffalo Avenue, usually results in the blacktop cracking and potholes developing within just a few years, due to the brutally cold winters here.

Old Trolley Tracks spell Headache for Buff Ave. Repaving – City less than candid in bidding process?

Niagara Falls October 20, 2016 at 12:52 am

A local contractor in the process of repaving a section of Buffalo Avenue in the city, abandoned the job due to an impasse with the Dyster administration over cost overruns, but as of press time has resumed the project, the Reporter has learned. Accadia Site Contracting of Depew, NY wasRead More

US Attorney William Hochul

Hochul to Delaware North? Stay Tuned

News October 20, 2016 at 12:43 am

When William Hochul Jr. announced earlier this month that he was resigning as U. S. Attorney for the Western District of New York effective Oct. 28 after serving as the top federal prosecutor in the 17-county area since 2010, it caught many local attorneys and others by surprise. The announcementRead More

National Attention to Buffalo Police Shooting Dogs

National Attention to Buffalo Police Shooting Dogs

Erie County October 20, 2016 at 12:39 am

By Nathan Winograd (Editor’s note: A world renowned animal advocate, Nathan Winograd is considered to be the father of the No Kill movement. His comments on our Oct. 13 article “SPCA Report Contradicts Police Version of Shootings that Killed Pit Bulls in Drug Raids” for his national animal rights audienceRead More

Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster presents his 2017 budget to the public and the City Council last month, big on spending and gimmicks, as usual.

Niagara Falls 2017 Budget Hearing set for Nov. 1

Niagara Falls October 20, 2016 at 12:17 am

A Public Hearing for the 2017 Proposed Budget for the city of Niagara Falls will be held in the City Hall Council Chambers on November 1, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. In reviewing Mayor Paul Dyster’s tentative budget, we came up with the following questions: 1. Has thereRead More

Niagara Falls Jokes

Niagara Falls Jokes

Uncategorized October 20, 2016 at 12:13 am

When the town of Wheatfield applied to Assemblyman John Ceretto’s office for state aid, his response was “Go jump off a Cliffe.” ************************************** There’s a new drinking game that’s taking place at Apple Granny’s on Center Street in Lewiston – you do a shot every time John Ceretto switches politicalRead More

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