Latest News

Anti-Semitism Claims Against Lawyer Led to Disbarment; Might Lead to RICO Charges Against Corrupt CT Family Court Judge Gerard Adelman

Anti-Semitism Claims Against Lawyer Led to Disbarment; Might Lead to RICO Charges Against Corrupt CT Family Court Judge Gerard Adelman

News, State and National News May 16, 2022 at 6:54 pm

Nickola Cunha is a divorce lawyer. Allegedly, she made antisemitic claims about Judge Gerard I. Adelman. This led to her disbarment. She said Judge Adelman favors Jewish lawyers and Jewish therapists. He is Jewish.  This series will examine Cunha’s alleged anti-Semitic statements. We will also examine whether Judge Thomas G. MoukawsherRead More

SoleTurn Videography Is Just Amazing; Creativity Galore

SoleTurn Videography Is Just Amazing; Creativity Galore

Community News, Featured, Local News April 11, 2024 at 3:45 pm

By Tony Farina If you admire creativity, and that includes in your music, the rock band SoleTurn delivers on all counts. Take for example the eclipse videography they put together while enjoying the once-in-a-lifetime celestial event just last Monday when the solar eclipse was there for all to see.  Read More

Big Prizes Available at Batavia Downs Gaming

Big Prizes Available at Batavia Downs Gaming

Community News April 11, 2024 at 2:19 pm

By Tony Farina There always seems to be a lot of money on the table for those who visit Batavia Downs Gaming, and that’s especially true on Saturdays. Every Saturday in April features hot seat drawings hourly between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. for $250. Also on the table AprilRead More

Free Irish Folk Concert by ‘Four Shillings Short’ at Downtown Church this Weekend

Free Irish Folk Concert by ‘Four Shillings Short’ at Downtown Church this Weekend

Community News April 9, 2024 at 10:54 pm

Four Shillings Short (Christy Martin and Aodh Og O’Tuama) will be performing a “Celtic, Folk and World Music” Concert at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Niagara, 639 Main St, Niagara Falls, NY, on Saturday 4/13 from 2-4 pm. Four Shillings Short: Rooted in Celtic and American folk, inspired byRead More

SoleTurn Eclipse Track Will Hit This Week

SoleTurn Eclipse Track Will Hit This Week

Community News, Local News April 9, 2024 at 4:21 pm

By Tony Farina I had a wonderful viewing spot for the solar eclipse on Monday as rock band SoleTurn’s lead singer Vik Bhargava and bass player Zachary Michael hosted a small gathering at a private residence on the lake as they put together the final touches on a videography ofRead More

Get Rid of Bugs, Call Buffalo Exterminators

Get Rid of Bugs, Call Buffalo Exterminators

Community News, Local News April 8, 2024 at 2:57 pm

By Tony Farina Buffalo Exterminators says if you have a bug problem, ants, bees, bed bugs, rodents or other unwelcome critters, you can get immediate relief with eco-friendly pest control solutions tailored to your particular needs. Owner Robert Mettal, who owns Buffalo Exterminators on Exchange St. in Buffalo, says hisRead More

Chef’s Still Going Strong After More Than 100 Years of Fine Dining

Chef’s Still Going Strong After More Than 100 Years of Fine Dining

Community News, Local News April 5, 2024 at 9:05 am

By Tony Farina The mere mention of Chef’s Restaurant in Buffalo brings back a flood of wonderful memories of times gone by with great friends when I worked downtown from the mid 1960’s until 2010.  My downtown days are long gone but the memories are still alive and when IRead More

Batavia Downs Gaming Offering Big Solar Eclipse Party

Batavia Downs Gaming Offering Big Solar Eclipse Party

Community News, Local News April 4, 2024 at 12:32 pm

By Tony Farina If you are still looking for a place to enjoy the solar eclipse on Monday, look no further than Batavia Downs Gaming where doors open at 1 p.m. and for a $20 ticket you will enjoy the potentially once-in-a-lifetime event and all the trimmings the house willRead More

SoleTurn Has Big Eclipse Night Planned on the Lake

SoleTurn Has Big Eclipse Night Planned on the Lake

Community News, Local News April 1, 2024 at 4:06 pm

By Tony Farina The weather is looking up here in the Buffalo area for next Monday’s total solar eclipse and the path of totality will cover Western New York that is now jamming up with visitors from near and far to view (with eclipse glasses, of course) the rare celestialRead More

Buffalo Man Fired for No Apparent Reason After Attending to His Brother’s Passing

Buffalo Man Fired for No Apparent Reason After Attending to His Brother’s Passing

Community News, Local News March 31, 2024 at 8:17 pm

By Tony Farina Things went from bad to worse for one gentleman in February when his brother, a Buffalo public school teacher at Mckinley High, died suddenly and after he took five days off from his job as business development manager from Intandem Solutions which has offices in Niagara Falls,Read More

Kids’ Summer Programs on Chopping Block unless City Council Restores Cuts

Kids’ Summer Programs on Chopping Block unless City Council Restores Cuts

Community News March 31, 2024 at 5:07 pm

In a recent Facebook post, community activist Saladin Quanaah Allah shared a speech given by youth advocates Samika Sullivan and Eric Fields to the Niagara Falls City Council on March 20, as follows: “Last night at our Niagara Falls City Council meeting some of my colleagues Samika Sullivan, Jasmine White, EricRead More

Batavia Downs Honors Longtime Board Member

Batavia Downs Honors Longtime Board Member

Community News, Local News March 29, 2024 at 8:47 pm

By Tony Farina All of us past a certain age know how extremely nice it is to be recognized for our years of service to an organization and that’s exactly the experience running through the mind of Richard E. “Dick” Siebert this week after his more than 29 years ofRead More

Big Giveaway Saturday at Batavia Downs Gaming

Big Giveaway Saturday at Batavia Downs Gaming

Community News, Local News March 28, 2024 at 12:40 pm

By Tony Farina We’re coming up on the last Saturday of the month of March, the last chance to win $23,760 in cash plus any carryover in the Leprechaun Loot Progressive contest at Batavia Downs Gaming. So if you feel even a little bit lucky, try your hand at BataviaRead More

Sportsmen’s Concert Big Hit for SoleTurn, More to Come

Sportsmen’s Concert Big Hit for SoleTurn, More to Come

Community News, Featured March 27, 2024 at 2:08 pm

By Tony Farina “It was awesome! Kind of brought a new set of people to the Sportsmen’s Tavern in Buffalo, lots of suburbanites like myself who really had a great time rocking to SoleTurn’s terrific show.” Those are the words of Daren Senfield of Orchard Park who along with manyRead More

NACC Announces Opening of new Rehearsal Space

NACC Announces Opening of new Rehearsal Space

NACC News and Events March 26, 2024 at 11:36 am

A NEW INITIATIVE BY THE NACC & NYSCA The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center (NACC) is proud to announce the launch of the NACC Rehearsal Space Program, made possible by a generous grant from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA). This initiative aims to provide affordable rehearsalRead More

SoleTurn Entertains Packed House

SoleTurn Entertains Packed House

Community News March 24, 2024 at 3:07 pm

By Tony Farina It was a packed house at Sportsmen’s Tavern Saturday night and the rock band SoleTurn delivered a great show. Led by lead vocalist Vik Bhargava, the four-piece band gave folks their smooth combination of new and old songs in a night to remember. My daughters Deanna andRead More

No Pool Party: NY Officials Take Man’s Pet Alligator by Force

No Pool Party: NY Officials Take Man’s Pet Alligator by Force

Community News, Featured, News March 22, 2024 at 3:17 pm

About 20 armed officers in full body armor led by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation raided the Hamburg, NY, home of Tony Cavallaro and seized his 12-foot, 750-pound pet alligator, “Albert.” The agency said Albert was illegally allowed to be around other people, some of whom pettedRead More

‘Under The Spell of Its Weirdness’ – Charles Burchfield Records His Impressions of a Partial Solar Eclipse

‘Under The Spell of Its Weirdness’ – Charles Burchfield Records His Impressions of a Partial Solar Eclipse

Community News March 22, 2024 at 11:50 am

By Bill Cliff From his own experience of a solar eclipse, Buffalo’s premier painter has left us distinctive signs to look for as we anticipate the total occultation of the sun on April 8, 2024. Back in August 1932, Charles Burchfield recorded his impressions of a near-total eclipse that heRead More

Packed House Expected Saturday for SoleTurn at Sportsmen’s Tavern

Packed House Expected Saturday for SoleTurn at Sportsmen’s Tavern

Community News, Featured March 22, 2024 at 9:33 am

By Tony Farina The rock band SoleTurn is expecting a great house on Saturday night, March 23, for their concert at the legendary Sportsmen’s Club as they finalize their 30-song program of reimagined oldies and some new music to entertain their guests. It promises to be a fun night forRead More

Money Keeps on Flowing at Batavia Downs Gaming

Money Keeps on Flowing at Batavia Downs Gaming

Community News, Local News March 21, 2024 at 7:52 pm

By Tony Farina The bundles of money keep flowing to patrons at Batavia Downs Gaming. The week ending March 2 was best ever credits played, 25,780,949 with the best ever net win, a staggering $1,915,683. The all-time single-day best win was reached on March 1, an incredible $421, 912, asRead More

Discovery’s “Expedition X” Features Niagara Falls Legends

Discovery’s “Expedition X” Features Niagara Falls Legends

Last night, the popular Discovery+ paranormal series “Expedition X” aired their latest episode called “Niagara Nightmare,” which was filmed in Niagara Falls, NY as well as Lockport. The description for the episode reads: “Jess and Phil dive into the mysteries of Niagara Falls. The popular honeymoon destination is also theRead More

.wpzoom (color:black;}