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Rus and Jul Thompson

Thompson case may be dismissed, in the interest of justice

News December 16, 2016 at 1:57 am

BY MATT RICCHIAZZI When acting District Attorney Mike Flaherty levied five felony charges against conservative activist Rus Thompson – in the heat of a contested Democrat primary – it was so wrought with intrigue that it is hard to believe the charges were not politically motivated. After all a staunchRead More

Dyster’s 2017 City Budget Riddled with Inconsistencies

Dyster’s 2017 City Budget Riddled with Inconsistencies

News December 16, 2016 at 1:23 am

Mayor Paul Dyster’s 2017 final budget for the city of Niagara Falls, approved by the city council last week, is a document based more on political calculation than fiscal responsibility. After the vote, councilmembers nearly sustained injuries patting themselves on the back for cutting a comparatively miniscule $550,000 from theRead More

Anthony M. Bruce. His victims actually call him ‘Brucifer’.

Parlato Publishes PSA Seeking ‘Victims’ of Former Assistant US Attorney Anthony Bruce

Bruce, News December 16, 2016 at 12:34 am

The prolific local publisher Frank Parlato, accused by the United States Attorney’s office of fraud and violating tax rules, is seeking “victims” of former Assistant US Attorney Anthony M. ‘Tony’ Bruce in full page public service announcements running in The Niagara Falls Reporter, Artvoice, The South Buffalo News, and Lackawanna Front Page this week.Read More

Paladino’s meeting with Trump reveals much about the greatness of the man

Paladino’s meeting with Trump reveals much about the greatness of the man

News December 16, 2016 at 12:16 am

Buffalo developer, landlord, lawyer, activist, political candidate, idealist, and patriot, Carl Paladino met with President-elect Donald Trump last Monday for an hour. Paladino came and met the great Trump and did not ask for anything. Some have criticized Paladino for this.  Paladino did not lobby Trump for a position inRead More

Former Assistant US Attorney Anthony M. Bruce

Were you wrongly accused by this man?

News December 15, 2016 at 7:34 pm

Upon information and belief, court records, document review, and eyewitness testimony, Anthony Bruce suborned perjury, obstructed justice, deceived the courts, recklessly and blatantly disregarded evidence that pointed to innocence,  lied by omission and committed outright fraud and perjury as a regular pattern of conduct during his notorious 38 year roleRead More

Dyster publicizes “Warming Centers”, but not in free Reporter

Dyster publicizes “Warming Centers”, but not in free Reporter

News December 15, 2016 at 3:48 pm

Winter is taking a turn for the worse here in Niagara Falls today and tomorrow, with wind chills in the negative numbers and the temperature plummeting to single digits. At around 7 pm Wednesday, the Buffalo News and the Niagara Gazette both reported on their web sites that Mayor Paul Dyster issued aRead More

The talented but often irascible Mike Hudson returns to the Reporter.

Hudson is back and is writing an investigative book on prosecutorial misconduct

News December 8, 2016 at 6:40 am

Mike Hudson, the founder of the Niagara Falls Reporter, is back with the paper after a short hiatus and disagreement with current Reporter owner Frank Parlato that Hudson claims erupted after Parlato became the first newspaper publisher in America to publicly praise Trump. Nevertheless, after the humiliating defeat of HillaryRead 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

Paul Dyster with his idol Barack Obama.

Dyster may open floodgates for refugee welfare recipients, but will aid poverty industry immensely

News December 8, 2016 at 4:46 am

Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster plan to aid in the resettlement efforts for up to 50 refugee families from the Middle East to the city will begin in earnest next year. “We have a very diverse community to start with and we just want to make certain people who comeRead More

"Motherboard" sign on the north Moses Parkway is deemed by the Federal Highway Administration to be distracting and in violation of federal regulations.

Feds to Cuomo: Parkway Signage out of Compliance

News December 8, 2016 at 2:29 am

“Sign, sign, everywhere a sign. Blockin’ out the scenery, breakin’ my mind,” went a dopey 1970’s-era song by a group called the Five Man Electrical Band, which could reflect the regulatory mindset of the Federal Highway Administration as it attempts to rein in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s latest “I Love NY”Read More

Former AUSA Anthony Bruce had an unsigned contract that he may have pretended before the grand jury was an executed contract. This may be prosecutorial misconduct. Frank Parlato was indicted with the Bronfmans being named as victims apparently based on a bogus contract which AUSA Bruce knew was bogus.

Is Bruce’s Goose Cooked? Did Former AUSA Knowingly Present Bogus Letter to Grand Jury in Parlato Case?

Bruce, News, Parlato Vs. US Govt. December 1, 2016 at 8:54 am

Former Assistant US Attorney Anthony Bruce led the charge to indict Frank Parlato last year. In so doing he may have committed perjury. In the past, Bruce has been accused of suborning perjury and was almost disbarred, according to sources in the legal community, over his dishonest prosecution of theRead More

Jeremy Colby

President-elect Trump to select next US Attorney

News December 1, 2016 at 6:34 am

Now that Donald Trump has been elected president his administration will select the next US Attorney for the Western District of New York. A few names have emerged. Sources say a decision has not been made. First, to dispel a rumor – former New York State Attorney General and formerRead More

The new Niagara Falls International Train Station and Intermodal Transportation Center may have as many as 150 passengers per day, if City Planner Tom DeSantis projection of 50,000 passengers a year comes true.

New Train Station Will Open Tuesday

News December 1, 2016 at 12:02 am

It appears that the long-awaited opening of the $43 million Niagara Falls train station on Depot Ave. West will take place on Tuesday, according to an email advisory from Amtrak sent out late Wednesday afternoon. The email from Amtrak’s Craig Schulz said “the new station incorporates a waiting room, restrooms,Read More

Was Parlato Case a ‘Ham Sandwich’ Indictment?

Was Parlato Case a ‘Ham Sandwich’ Indictment?

News, Parlato Vs. US Govt. November 26, 2016 at 3:48 pm

  As former New York State Chief Judge Sol Wachtler once said, “a grand jury would indict a ham sandwich, if that’s what you wanted.” In other words, prosecutors can convince a grand jury that a crime has been committed, if that’s what they wanted, even if the evidence isRead More

Fromer AUSA Anthony Bruce had an unsigned contract that he may have pretended before the grand jury was an executed contract. This may be prosecutorial misconduct. Frank Parlato was indicted with the Bronfmans being named as victims apparently based on a bogus contract which AUSA Bruce knew was bogus.

Parlato believes in full transparency; That includes on the prosecution side

Bruce, News, Parlato Vs. US Govt. November 25, 2016 at 7:44 pm

  The Niagara Falls Reporter has taken a lot of space this week to examine the case against Frank Parlato. We believe it is warranted not only because Parlato is the publisher and editor in chief of this newspaper and his credibility reflects on the credibility of this publication, butRead More

According to the Buffalo News, former Federal Magistrate Judge Carol Heckman wrote to AUSA Bruce that she "uncovered new evidence that exonerates Parlato. In subsequent letters, she said the evidence would prove that neither Reger nor the Bronfmans were victimized by her client."

Defense Team Tried to Demonstrate Parlato’s Innocence; were told they had orders to Indict

News, Parlato Vs. US Govt. November 25, 2016 at 12:26 pm

It might be informative to readers to get a peek inside the US Attorney’s investigation and prosecution of an American citizen. The Parlato case might be a good example of how the office works.      While trying to show the US Attorney’s office, then under William Hochul, that indictingRead More

Vindicated, Carl Paladino was the Precursor of Donald Trump

Vindicated, Carl Paladino was the Precursor of Donald Trump

News November 17, 2016 at 6:42 am

When Carl Paladino lost to Andrew Cuomo, 61% to 34% in the New York State race for governor in 2010, one of the most liberal nanny states in America ejected him handily, robustly. They didn’t like his brash, self-help, be strong on your own – without dependence on government message.Read More

James McGinnis...cancer patient victim of insurance dispute between Independent Health and his care provider, CCS Oncology.

CCS Cancer Patients Deeply Stressed as Loss of Coverage Looms

News November 17, 2016 at 2:38 am

As we reported last week, more than 500 cancer patients throughout Western New York are facing the loss of their medical insurance coverage from Independent Health if they stay with their current care provider, CCS Oncology, after Jan. 1, the date when CCS oncologists are slated to be dropped fromRead More

John Ceretto explained his decision to switch political affiliations: "I first got involved in public service to help our neighbors and have always put people ahead of politics, and that won’t change," he said in the statement.

Goodbye John Ceretto

News November 10, 2016 at 8:01 pm

Lame Duck NYS Assemblyman John D. Ceretto made an unfortunate mistake last year. He listened to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who persuaded him to switch from the Republican party to the Democrats and now he’s out of a job. The Democrat Ceretto was defeated this week by a Republican who almostRead More

City Finally Lands Amtrak for Train Station

City Finally Lands Amtrak for Train Station

News November 10, 2016 at 5:48 am

The city of Niagara Falls held an open house for its new two-story, $43 million train station on Depot Ave. last July, but it did so without a signed lease in hand with Amtrak, the expected major tenant, and the administration of Mayor Paul Dyster has been saying for theRead More

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