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Turtle Power: Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Turtle Power: Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Uncategorized February 27, 2024 at 3:05 pm

I have watched with interest as the “Save the Turtle” drama unfolds. The Turtle has no special spiritual significance to me, nor do I have any memories or recollection from its brief heyday. I was just a kid when the Turtle was foreclosed upon and forced to close its doors.Read More

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GUEST VIEW: Historic status doesn’t solve Turtle’s problems

Community News, Local News, Niagara Falls February 8, 2024 at 2:02 am

By Roger Trevino Unfortunately, the Niagara Gazette’s article on Friday regarding the Niagara Falls Historic Preservation Commission supporting efforts to designate the Turtle building as an historic landmark leaves out some important facts. First, while the Turtle building is approximately 42 years old, it was only in operation as theRead More

Urbacon’s Involvement in Niagara Falls Data Center a Good Sign for the City

Urbacon’s Involvement in Niagara Falls Data Center a Good Sign for the City

Data Campus, Niagara Falls January 18, 2024 at 10:14 pm

The proposal of the Niagara Digital Campus, a $1.5 billion data center, allows the city to compete with the big cities in the world of big tech and AI advancements. The project has two of the three main ingredients needed to succeed. The developer, Urbacon, is a successful data centerRead More

Weighing the Economic Impact of an Event Center vs. Digital Campus

Weighing the Economic Impact of an Event Center vs. Digital Campus

Data Campus, Ken Cosentino, Local News, News October 3, 2023 at 9:46 pm

As the mayoral election draws nearer in the city of Niagara Falls, one can’t help but wonder what will happen if Mayor Robert Restaino gets re-elected. Aside from Mayor Restaino dishing out small business grants to locals in exchange for votes and cutting ribbons at press events, Restaino’s focus isRead More

Niagara Falls Mayor Robert M. Restaino

Mayor Restaino’s Flawed Street Light Deal Will Burden Taxpayers With Ongoing Costs

Ken Cosentino, Local News, Niagara Falls May 29, 2023 at 9:42 pm

By Ken Cosentino Mayor Robert Restaino nearly rushed our community into a bad deal with National Grid. The deal, whereby the City of Niagara Falls would have purchased its streetlights from National Grid, would lead to ongoing financial costs and maintenance nightmares for taxpayers. Luckily, that deal didn’t go through,Read More

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