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Oddsmakers Taking Wagers: Goat Island Lodge a Done Deal for Delaware North

Oddsmakers Taking Wagers: Goat Island Lodge a Done Deal for Delaware North

News February 23, 2017 at 3:26 am

      The Reporter strongly suspects Goat Island is the preferred choice for the lodge and a developer/operator has already been selected by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.   That operator is Delaware North headed up by Gov. Cuomo’s magnificent campaign donor, Jeremy Jacobs. It may be coincidence but Gov. Cuomo’s Lt. Gov.Read More

Grandinetti Slightly Wrong;  Goat Island Lodge Still in PLay

Grandinetti Slightly Wrong;  Goat Island Lodge Still in PLay

News February 23, 2017 at 2:42 am

By Tony Farina; It appears that Niagara Falls Councilmember Kristen Grandinetti may have spoken too soon at Tuesday’s council meeting when she told opponents of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for a “world class lodge” on Goat Island that the governor had backed off the proposal he unveiled last month atRead More

This artist’s impression shows an imagined view from the surface one of the three planets orbiting an ultracool dwarf star just 40 light-years from Earth that were discovered using the TRAPPIST telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory. These worlds have sizes and temperatures similar to those of Venus and Earth and are the best targets found so far for the search for life outside the Solar System. They are the first planets ever discovered around such a tiny and dim star. In this view one of the inner planets is seen in transit across the disc of its tiny and dim parent star.

Planets identified around dwarf star, 40 light years away, might support life

News February 22, 2017 at 3:27 pm

Seven planets have been discovered orbiting a ‘dwarf’ star named ‘Trappist-1’ which is about 40 light years [235 trillion miles] from Earth. The findings appeared this week in the journal Nature. Telescopes on the ground, in space, and scheduled to launch next year, should be able to study the atmosphereRead More

Native American Ferry Proposal Advanced as New Falls Attraction

Native American Ferry Proposal Advanced as New Falls Attraction

News February 22, 2017 at 1:09 pm

BY FRANK PARLATO; Last week, the idea for ferry service along the Lower Niagara was announced by Matthew Ohji^grago: Ricchiazzi, a Cornell-trained urban planner with an MBA in private equity. He leads a Buffalo-based investment group and his company is Native American owned. The ferry, consisting of a fleet of 30-passenger boats,Read More

Globe Metallurgical Plant in Niagara Falls.

Will Globe Metallurgical Close Niagara Falls Plant?

News, Niagara Falls February 20, 2017 at 9:47 pm

According to an informed source, Globe Metallurgical Inc., on Highland Ave. in Niagara Falls, has informed some vendors and suppliers that it may be planning to suspend operations at its Niagara Falls plant. The source said, if this occurs, operations may be transferred to their Ohio facility. Globe had aRead More

Former Councilman Sam Fruscione. Voters treated him pretty badly for telling the truth. But that's how the city rolls. When a politician tells the truth they vote him out of office and reelect the guys that lie to them. Again and again.

Niagara Falls City Council contest underway early this year

News February 20, 2017 at 4:33 am

Niagara Falls at a Crossroads, City Council contest underway early this year Seven months before the primary elections of September, candidates are announcing for Niagara Falls City Council. Three seats are up for election on the five member council. Incumbent Councilwoman Kristen Grandinetti (D), and Republican challengers Robert Pascoal andRead More

Parlato claims to have uncovered ‘perjury’  by Seagram heiress Clare Bronfman

Parlato claims to have uncovered ‘perjury’ by Seagram heiress Clare Bronfman

News, Parlato Vs. US Govt. February 19, 2017 at 3:23 pm

Motion to Dismiss Denied by Magistrate in Parlato Case Sometimes it takes a long time for the truth to come out. But Frank Parlato says the truth about serial litigator and alleged cult member Clare Bronfman is finally going to come out. And that truth is, “she is a perjurer,”Read More

Clare Bronfman with her attorney William Savino. Savino drew up her verified complaint where she swore under oath that she had no written agreement with Parlato, which contradicts entirely the government's allegation that there was a written agreement.

The Proof of Clare Bronfman’s Perjury in Parlato Case Comes to Light

News, Parlato Vs. US Govt. February 19, 2017 at 3:22 pm

Here is a little game for those who want to be detectives. It will take some deductive reasoning. It concerns the federal case against Frank Parlato and a contract the US Government claims was entered into by Parlato and Clare and Sara Bronfman, Seagram heirs, alleged serial litigators, and allegedRead More

Parlato claims to have uncovered ‘perjury’  by Seagram heiress Clare Bronfman

Parlato claims to have uncovered ‘perjury’ by Seagram heiress Clare Bronfman

News, NXIVM, Parlato Vs. US Govt. February 17, 2017 at 9:45 pm

Motion to Dismiss Denied by Magistrate in Parlato Case   Sometimes it takes a long time for the truth to come out. But Frank Parlato says the truth about serial litigator and alleged cult member Clare Bronfman is finally going to come out. And that truth is, “she is aRead More

Clare Bronfman with her attorney William Savino. Savino drew up her verified complaint where she swore under oath that she had no written agreement with Parlato, which contradicts entirely the government's allegation that there was a written agreement.

The Proof of Clare Bronfman’s Perjury in Parlato Case Comes to Light

News, NXIVM, Parlato Vs. US Govt. February 17, 2017 at 9:40 pm

Here is a little game for those who want to be detectives. It will take some deductive reasoning. It concerns the federal case against Frank Parlato and a contract the US Government claims was entered into by Parlato and Clare and Sara Bronfman, Seagram heirs, alleged serial litigators, and allegedRead More

The Prosecution of Rus Thompson for voter fraud is unprecedented in New York history

The Prosecution of Rus Thompson for voter fraud is unprecedented in New York history

News February 10, 2017 at 10:57 am

By Frank Parlato; Rus Thompson is about to stand trial in New York State Supreme Court, before Hon, Justice Russell Buscaglia, on felony charges of voter fraud. For the record, this is the first time the Erie County District Attorney’s Office has been known to criminally charge a citizen forRead More

Hotel Niagara will go to Delaware North

Hotel Niagara will go to Delaware North

News February 10, 2017 at 4:47 am

NU, NCC, a Craft Beer Brewery, a free parking ramp, student dorms reportedly part of plans By Frank Parlato Sometime soon Gov. Andrew Cuomo will arrive in Niagara Falls to announce the Hotel Niagara will be developed and operated by Delaware North. He won’t say he is gifting the hotelRead More

Key figure in Pigeon Case Leaves Town

Key figure in Pigeon Case Leaves Town

News February 10, 2017 at 2:39 am

By Frank Parlato; A lawyer who the New York State Attorney General alleges was extorted by Steven Pigeon has left Buffalo. Edward A. Betz, 30, joined the Carlisle Law Firm, P.C. in Ogdensburg, NY. Ogdensburg, pop. 11,000, is in Saint Lawrence County, about 300 miles from Buffalo and 30 milesRead More

Bhavesh H. Kamdar

Bruce unsuccessfully prosecutes Kamdar; but successfully ruins his life

Bruce, News February 4, 2017 at 11:06 pm

By Frank Parlato; THE STATE CONTRACT FROM HELL Last week we began the story of Bhavesh H. Kamdar, a civil engineer from western India. This week we continue the story.                                        Read More

Shown the door at Yosemite, here is the "lodge" Jacobs' Delaware North left behind. Then they tried to virtually extort the National Parks Service into purchasing the hotel's name, Ahwahnee, among other traditional Yosemite names they had trademarked.

Gov. Cuomo to build new lodge for his billionaire pals

News February 3, 2017 at 4:26 am

Family-owned and operated Delaware North, the multinational fast food and casino conglomerate, lost the contract to run hospitality services at Yosemite National Park two years ago and billionaire owner Jeremy Jacobs, Sr., took it very hard. It seems he and his family are going to miss their western wilderness retreat.Read More

Eight million tourists a year park, eat, sightsee and shop in Niagara Falls State Park without entering the city. Now Gov. Cuomo wants them to sleep there, too.

Local Opposition Ramping up to Cuomo’s Lodge in Olmsted’s Niagara Reservation park

News February 3, 2017 at 2:19 am

While the shock of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement that he wants to build a state-owned “lodge” (read hotel) on Goat Island in the Niagara Falls State Park is still sinking in with many local residents, a preliminary sample of public opinion so far seems to reflect growing opposition to theRead More

Did Hindu’s Acquittal Prompt Bruce to Commit Obstruction of Justice?

Did Hindu’s Acquittal Prompt Bruce to Commit Obstruction of Justice?

Bruce, News January 27, 2017 at 11:58 pm

While calls of victims keep coming in…. By Frank Parlato This week, instead of an in-depth story of another case of prosecutorial misconduct committed by the notorious former Assistant United States Attorney Anthony M. Bruce, a slight retrospection is in order. Since I began advertising for people who allege theyRead More

Niagara County Republican Chairman Seeking Candidates

Niagara County Republican Chairman Seeking Candidates

News January 27, 2017 at 2:27 am

Ready To Run for Office? This year there are numerous public offices up for election. In Niagara County, all 15 seats in the County Legislature will be decided by voters this year. There will be elections for supervisor, mayor, alderman and council members, coroner, tax receiver, town justice, judge, andRead More

Welcome to the Hotel Cuomo; Olmsted has left ‘Olmsted Park’

Welcome to the Hotel Cuomo; Olmsted has left ‘Olmsted Park’

News January 26, 2017 at 12:14 pm

  The Empire State Development Corp.will be issuing a request for proposals to build “greater outdoor activities” on Goat Island, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Build on Goat Island. “[T]hat will boost tourism and give people an international destination to visit,” Gov. Cuomo said. Among the buildings Cuomo wants toRead More

Cuomo’s “Buffalo Billion” no Benefit to Niagara Falls

Cuomo’s “Buffalo Billion” no Benefit to Niagara Falls

News January 26, 2017 at 6:44 am

With key members of his staff under indictment, a potential $3.5 billion budget deficit looming, various ill-considered initiatives like free college tuition and selling liquor in movie theaters going over like lead balloons, and being increasingly at odds with a state legislature scratching and clawing to maintain its own prerogativesRead More

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