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Phil and some of the garbage he hauled out of Cayuga Creek

Local Spotlight: Phil Gigliotti – Guardian of the Niagara River

Community News, Ken Cosentino July 31, 2023 at 3:44 pm

  38-year-old Phil Gigliotti is a lifelong resident of Niagara Falls, NY who grew up on Cayuga Island. Today he is a husband and father, an avid sports fan,  and a collector and lover of nature. Over a decade ago, while living in an apartment on Buffalo Avenue, Phil experiencedRead More

Lovely Pollinator Meadows Proliferate along Niagara Gorge, thanks to No-Mow Policy

Lovely Pollinator Meadows Proliferate along Niagara Gorge, thanks to No-Mow Policy

Community News July 8, 2023 at 4:04 pm

One of the best things to ever happen to the city of Niagara Falls was the removal of a section of the Robert Moses Parkway. Replaced by trails, natural pollinator-friendly meadows and native trees, it’s one of the best things the Office of State Parks has ever done here forRead More

Polls are Now Open for Early Voting – Full Info Here

Polls are Now Open for Early Voting – Full Info Here

Community News June 22, 2023 at 10:42 am

Early Voting dates and times: Saturday, June 17, 2023: 9:00am to 5:00pm Sunday, June 18, 2023: 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday, June 19, 2023: 12:00pm to 8:00pm Tuesday, June 20, 2023: 12:00pm to 8:00pm Wednesday, June 21, 2023: 9:00am to 5:00pm Thursday, June 22, 2023: 9:00am to 5:00pm Friday, June 23,Read More

Artpark Literary Residency begins June 27

Artpark Literary Residency begins June 27

Community News June 6, 2023 at 1:33 pm

Foundlings Press is partnering with Artpark to welcome nine poets and writers as the inaugural class of a new literary “mini-residency” program. Participants in this generative residency will spend a day or more at Artpark in Lewiston, New York, taking in the site’s 150 acres of natural beauty, dramatic viewsRead More

New Niagara University student-curated exhibition showcases works of local potter

New Niagara University student-curated exhibition showcases works of local potter

Community News May 12, 2023 at 10:18 pm

Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University (CAM) has a new student-curated exhibition, Shaping Nature, by Buffalo-based Japanese potter Junko McGee that explores the relationship between nature and artistry on view through October 29. Shaping Nature is McGee’s first solo exhibition, curated by Niagara University’s Exhibiting Cultures class, led by SeniorRead More

Coffee with Chris and NF Housing Authority’s Cliff Scott

Coffee with Chris and NF Housing Authority’s Cliff Scott

Community News April 29, 2023 at 1:26 pm

Coffee with Chris and Housing Authority Executive Director Cliff Scott Niagara Falls Housing Authority Executive Director Cliff Scott will join County Legislator Chris Voccio at Coffee with Chris on Saturday, May 6th at 9:00 a.m. “Cliff Scott has big plans for the Housing Authority and he’s a very dynamic speaker,”Read More

National Fuel takes Greenwashing to a New Level with Sham Earth Day

National Fuel takes Greenwashing to a New Level with Sham Earth Day

Climate Change, Community News April 18, 2023 at 9:27 pm

Editor’s note: Greenwashing: misleading or deceptive publicity disseminated by an organization so as to present an environmentally-responsible public image. For example, “the recycling bins in the cafeteria are just feeble examples of their corporate greenwash.” The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) was signed into law on July 18, 2019 toRead More

Group of mixed age group of people relaxing by a bonfire and preparing marshmallow candy

State DEC Hiring Teens for Summer Campsite Jobs

Community News April 3, 2023 at 11:31 pm

Spring will be here soon, and with it a flood of great seasonal job opportunities. The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is looking to get started early by filling a wide variety of seasonal campsite jobs, including caretakers, maintenance staff, lifeguards, and more. Most of these jobs open during theRead More

NF Memorial Day Parade returns, seeks Bands and Organizations to Participate

NF Memorial Day Parade returns, seeks Bands and Organizations to Participate

Community News March 22, 2023 at 8:04 pm

Yes, there will be a Memorial Day Parade 2023. On May 27th starting at 10:00 am, there will be a Memorial Day Parade in Niagara Falls. It will not be down Pine Avenue as in years past, but will run right through Hyde Park, down Robbins Drive from Linwood AvenueRead More

Man Overcharged on Garbage Fee – City Refuses to Refund ** Update **

Man Overcharged on Garbage Fee – City Refuses to Refund ** Update **

Community News March 16, 2023 at 10:53 am

Editor’s note: This individual received a full refund on Friday, March 17. ************************************************************************ A Niagara Falls man, finding himself enmeshed in a Kafkaesque bureaucratic nightmare at the hands of Niagara Falls City government, has reached out to the Reporter in an attempt to rectify a situation which never should haveRead More

Deveaux, North End Assaulted By Loud, Noxious Noise from Tulip Corp.

Deveaux, North End Assaulted By Loud, Noxious Noise from Tulip Corp.

Community News, Ken Cosentino February 15, 2023 at 9:16 am

Hundreds of residents of Deveaux and the North End neighborhoods in Niagara Falls were up in arms Tuesday night over an unbearable humming coming from the Tulip Corporation at 3125 Highland Avenue. The humming sounded like a jet engine, and could be described as a horrible metal-on-metal sound. I wasRead More

Preservation Buffalo Niagara releases new Strategic Plan for 2023-2026

Preservation Buffalo Niagara releases new Strategic Plan for 2023-2026

Community News February 3, 2023 at 2:39 pm

BUFFALO, NY – Preservation Buffalo Niagara (PBN) has released their 2023-2026 Strategic Plan, outlining new strategies to advance the Buffalo-Niagara Region through preservation. The plan outlines the areas of focus for the next three years, and how Preservation Buffalo Niagara can better serve the Buffalo-Niagara Region. The full 2023-2026 StrategicRead More

NF Schools Chief Mark Laurrie featured on national NPR radio show

NF Schools Chief Mark Laurrie featured on national NPR radio show

Community News February 2, 2023 at 10:23 pm

Niagara Falls Schools Superintendant Mark Laurrie was briefly interviewed on NPR’s Marketplace program, which aired this evening on Buffalo’s WBFO FM radio station. The show is titled “Back to the Office… Kinda.” The key segment of the broadcast, concerning the licensing of teachers who move to a different state, startsRead More

COVID numbers hold steady in Falls, Niagara County

COVID numbers hold steady in Falls, Niagara County

Community News January 12, 2023 at 10:46 am

The Niagara County Department of Health yesterday released its weekly COVID-19 update. The report is as follows: Current Report (Jan 11) Previous Report (Jan 4) New positive cases, last 7 days 166 152 Total Cases (from start of pandemic) 58,585 58,419 Deaths (from start of pandemic) 626 626 Daily newRead More

Regal Niagara Falls cinema closes tomorrow, Jan. 5

Regal Niagara Falls cinema closes tomorrow, Jan. 5

Community News January 4, 2023 at 7:00 pm

The Regal Theatre corporation today sent out an email to Regal Crown Club subscribers announcing that the Regal Theatre on Niagara Falls Boulevard next to the Home Depot is closing as of Thursday, Jan. 6. An unconfirmed source told the Reporter that the facility has been taken over by Dipson,Read More

Memorial names Sean Dwyer new Director of Marketing, Special Events & PR

Memorial names Sean Dwyer new Director of Marketing, Special Events & PR

Community News December 31, 2022 at 8:13 pm

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has named Sean Dwyer Director of Marketing, Special Events and Public Relations for the Medical Center Foundation. Dwyer is a graduate of SUNY Buffalo State, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and communications.  Over the past 10 years Dwyer has worked in theRead More

Morinello, Marston Partner With American Red Cross For Local Blood Drive On Dec. 27

Morinello, Marston Partner With American Red Cross For Local Blood Drive On Dec. 27

Community News, Grand Island December 20, 2022 at 10:47 am

Assemblyman Angelo Morinello (R,C,I-Niagara Falls) and Grand Island Deputy Supervisor Pete Marston will  partner with the American Red Cross for a Blood Drive taking place on Tuesday, December 27 at the Grand Island Fire Hall. Donation times will be between noon and 5 p.m. The American Red Cross is looking toRead More

Less than a week to participate in ILNC’s Quilt Raffle Fundraiser!

Less than a week to participate in ILNC’s Quilt Raffle Fundraiser!

Community News December 15, 2022 at 10:17 am

The quilt is handmade and donated by Diane Lanzo. Proceeds will be used to support the ongoing work of ILNC on behalf of fellow members of the disabled community. Raffle tickets $2 each, or six (6) for $10  The drawing will be held at Noon on Monday, December 19, 2022. Visit us at www.ILNC.org Read More

Christmas Concert by American Legion Band a Holiday Tradition for Tonawanda

Christmas Concert by American Legion Band a Holiday Tradition for Tonawanda

Community News November 18, 2022 at 3:51 pm

American Legion Band of the Tonawandas To Appear at the Cardinal O’Hara High School Performing Arts Center Date:          Sunday, December 11, 2022 Time:          7:30 PM Location: Cardinal O’Hara High School Performing Arts Center, 39 O’Hara Road, Tonawanda, NY Ticket Information:   Tickets $15.00 at the door.   $13 in advance and available at the following three outlets: Walker Bros.Read More

Take a Lot of Practice Tests to Pass Microsoft MS-900 Exam with Flying Colors

Take a Lot of Practice Tests to Pass Microsoft MS-900 Exam with Flying Colors

Community News September 21, 2020 at 8:15 am

The Microsoft role-based certifications and exams have actually come at the perfect time to help different organizations and institutions get Azure solutions, which they require. The company produces the experts who will have the skills and knowledge that enable them to perform efficiently and become competent. All those firms needRead More

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