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The New York Power Authority’s “JonCaire” Tug towing a span of the Lake Erie-Niagara River Ice Boom from the Buffalo River shore to begin preparations for installation across Lake Erie.

Ice Boom Installation Complete, Along with Our Fleecing

Erie County, Niagara Falls February 13, 2024 at 7:08 pm

Ice Boom Installation Complete, Along with Our Fleecing The New York Power Authority (NYPA) successfully installed the three remaining floating sections of the Lake Erie-Niagara River ice boom on December 28, completing the work for the 20http://southbuffalonews.com5-20http://southbuffalonews.com6 season. The official Lake Erie water temperature on December 28 was 42 degrees F.Read More

Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center Set to Open on May 4, 2018

Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center Set to Open on May 4, 2018

Community News February 19, 2018 at 8:20 am

The much-anticipated Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center will open May 4, 2018. The Heritage Center is an experiential museum that reveals authentic stories of Underground Railroad freedom seekers and abolitionists in Niagara Falls, that inspire visitors to recognize modern injustices that stem from slavery and to take action towardRead More

Niagara Falls Community Development: ‘Cash Mob’ at Rock Burger

Niagara Falls Community Development: ‘Cash Mob’ at Rock Burger

Community News February 19, 2018 at 8:12 am

Niagara Falls Community Development is organizing a Cash Mob at Rock Burger (328 Niagara Street, Niagara Falls, New York 14301) on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, from 12 pm to 2 pm. According the Community Development, a ‘cash mob’ is “a group of people who assemble at a local business toRead 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

The Why Coffee Shop: Celebrating More Than 45+ Years On Main Street

The Why Coffee Shop: Celebrating More Than 45+ Years On Main Street

Community News February 3, 2018 at 8:34 am

The Why Coffee Shop has been located at the intersection of Main Street and Portage Road in Niagara Falls since either late 1971 or 1972. There are very few businesses that can say that they have existed for 45+ years at the same address on Main Street in Niagara Falls,Read More

The former Community Center in Niagara Falls.

New Niagara Falls Community Center Public Meeting

Community News February 2, 2018 at 8:43 pm

“The youth is our future,” responded Niagara Falls City Councilman Ezra Scott when asked what the driving force is behind building a new community center in Downtown Niagara Falls. The New Niagara Falls Community Center, a group established to develop a safe space for youth and families to use andRead More

Councilman Chris Voccio

Chris’s Corner: A Libertarian Look at “Public Art”

Local News January 29, 2018 at 9:11 pm

When the Reporter asked me to pen a column on taking a libertarian-oriented approach to local government, I agreed. Here’s my first go at it. But first, a caveat. I am a conservative. And a Republican. And sort of libertarian. I have often identified myself as a conservative with aRead More

Councilman Chris Voccio

Coffee with Chris on February 15th, 2018

Local News, Niagara Falls January 24, 2018 at 8:44 am

  Niagara Falls, NY – Niagara Falls City Council member Chris Voccio has scheduled his second Coffee with Chris to get feedback from citizens. Coffee with Chris sessions are tentatively scheduled for the third Thursday of each month. The second Coffee with Chris is scheduled for Thursday, February 15th atRead More

A New Year's Resolution for the residents of Niagara Falls

A New Year’s Resolution for the Residents of Niagara Falls

Local News, Niagara Falls January 7, 2018 at 11:40 am

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter     By: Nicholas D. D’Angelo Managing Editor As we enter 2018, there is no better time to reflect on what the previous year has taught us. On aRead More

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Niagara Falls pastor joins Memorial board

Uncategorized January 4, 2018 at 9:49 pm

The Rev. Craig D. Pridgen, senior pastor at True Bethel Baptist Church, Niagara Falls, and a senior business and planning analyst at M&T Bank, has been elected to the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Board of Directors. A graduate of Medaille College and Berean Baptist College, Pastor Pridgen has extensiveRead More

Falls, Gorge site tour by USA Niagara a “Fail”

Falls, Gorge site tour by USA Niagara a “Fail”

Niagara Falls August 4, 2017 at 3:22 am

Public Opposition mounting to “Outdoor Recreation” Proposal The latest skirmish between the David of the citizens of the city of Niagara Falls and the Goliath of state agencies such as State Parks, USA Niagara and the New York Power Authority, when it comes to waterfront development, appears to have beenRead More

Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster

Dyster’s involvement in Culinary Institute fiasco raises interesting questions here

Niagara Falls May 11, 2017 at 11:24 am

By Mike Hudson How closely was Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster involved in the process that led to the opening of the Niagara County Community College Culinary Institute here? In numerous statements made over the past eight years, he’s given the impression of being single handedly responsible for the facility.Read More

Nothing keeps a man warm better on a cold winter's night than a snootful of some intoxicating beverage. And what better time to get up and make a speech. Here (a very warm) Dyster appears at some taxpayer funded event to take credit for it.

Dyster always available for photo ops at taxpayer expense

Niagara Falls December 15, 2016 at 5:25 pm

A man for all seasons. Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster sent out a press release to the local media (except the Reporter) to announce that there were “warming centers” for homeless people – which while taking credit in the press, he had, as far as we could determine, little toRead More

City Clerk Carol Antonucci has been asked to leave by Mayor Paul Dyster. She may have a hand in asking Dyster to leave too, as readers may soon see.

Lisa Vitello to be named City Clerk

News December 8, 2016 at 6:31 am

… As Former City Clerk may possess evidence of Hamister – Dyster fraud Mayor Paul Dyster, always eager to take care of his friends and supporters, will start the new year off taking care of his good friend Lisa Vitello who, a source says, will become the next city clerk.Read More

A couple of thoughts worth mentioning in Dyster-ville

A couple of thoughts worth mentioning in Dyster-ville

Niagara Falls November 17, 2016 at 6:53 am

Rumor has it that the $500,000 fire hall renovation by Isaiah 61 has once again proven the incompetence of the Dyster administration. After spending more than $100,000 fixing the roof, the city just discovered that the back wall is caving in. Reminds us of when Isaiah 61 was renovating aRead More

Cheeky Burglar caught on camera robbing home in his underwear.

Niagara Falls Tops National Security Company List for Most Burglaries Per Capita in New York State

Niagara Falls November 10, 2016 at 6:27 am

The Niagara Falls Reporter received a recent message from Zane Schwarzlose, community liaison for Protect America, a national home security company. Protect America sells home security systems. Their business is dependent on the existence of burglars. The more the supply of burglars, the greater the demand for security systems. InRead More

Super dunce Ethan Evans is arrested after being filmed attacking NEW 4 reporter and photographer.

Art Alley is Scene of Super Stupid Criminal

News October 27, 2016 at 5:43 am

A public art display of some 19 murals on exterior walls of buildings on an alley between the 400 block of Third Street and Ferry Avenue has been renamed “Art Alley”. As an unfortunate coincidence of the unveiling of this new and artistic alley – and in keeping with Niagara Falls‘Read More

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

Perhaps Mayor Paul Dyster imagined train travel was still like this.

While Niagara Falls Train Station remains empty, Dyster goes to Buffalo to teach them how to build a train station

Niagara Falls October 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm

NIagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster and Senior Planner Tom DeSantis are expected to headline a discussion hosted by Citizens for Regional Transit at their quarterly meeting scheduled for October 19th, promoting the group’s call to construct a new metropolitan mass transit station in downtown Buffalo. Among the advocates participating will beRead More

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