Articles by: Tony Farina

Niagara Falls City Councilman Bill Kennedy taking on the role of a police officer during the course of his illustrious acting career.

TRYING TO DUMB IT DOWN: Kennedy Resolution Dead on Arrival

Niagara Falls September 11, 2019 at 10:21 am

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     Kennedy wants to make it easier to become a cop in the Falls; City Council rebukes idea.   By: Tony Farina A resolution sponsored by Councilman WilliamRead More

Spanbauer Shooting Straight With Voters in Run for Council

Spanbauer Shooting Straight With Voters in Run for Council

Niagara Falls September 11, 2019 at 10:17 am

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina John Spanbauer is shooting straight from the hip in his campaign for a seat on the Niagara Falls City Council. A Republican, Spanbauer isRead More

Niagara County Legislature's Vice-Chairman, Clyde L. Burmaster, who has passed away.

Myers Hopes to Carry on Burmaster’s Legacy as Lawmaker

News September 11, 2019 at 10:12 am

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9       By: Tony Farina Irene Myers, a Town of Porter council member, has announced that she is a candidate for the Niagara County Legislature’s First District seatRead More

Cellino Leads Effort to Help Niagara SPCA Find Homes for Animals

Cellino Leads Effort to Help Niagara SPCA Find Homes for Animals

News September 11, 2019 at 10:08 am

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina Ross Cellino is widely known as a personal injury lawyer, but he recently teamed up with former sports broadcaster Ed Kilgore and writer GaryRead More

North Tonawanda Home Gets Free Paint Job Thanks to Project H.O.P.E.

North Tonawanda Home Gets Free Paint Job Thanks to Project H.O.P.E.

NT news September 3, 2019 at 9:02 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina Sometimes, even in the darkest of days, there’s a ray of sunshine to cheer the moment.  Just ask Paul Kalinowski and his sister, bothRead More

Diodate Debacle Unfolds as Tompkins Has Last Laugh

Diodate Debacle Unfolds as Tompkins Has Last Laugh

Niagara Falls August 27, 2019 at 9:35 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     Former council secretary arrested; charged with multiple felonies.    By: Tony Farina ‘It was a bad hire,” said Niagara Falls Republican Councilman Ken Tompkins on Monday referringRead More

HE’S OUT: Mayoral Race Now Begins in  Earnest Minus Piccirillo

HE’S OUT: Mayoral Race Now Begins in Earnest Minus Piccirillo

Niagara Falls August 21, 2019 at 8:46 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina As Labor Day fast approaches, the political dust is settling in Niagara Falls as outgoing Mayor Paul Dyster’s chosen one has officially withdrawn fromRead More

Current New York State Senator Rob Ortt.

Ortt Makes It Official; Throws Hat Into 27th District Race

News August 21, 2019 at 8:43 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina As we reported in the July 30 editions of the Niagara Reporter, State Sen. Robert Ortt was close to making a decision about runningRead More

WROTB Expected to Deliver ‘Windfall’ to Niagara County

WROTB Expected to Deliver ‘Windfall’ to Niagara County

News August 14, 2019 at 8:33 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina Niagara County officials are expecting another major infusion of dollars from Batavia Downs Gaming/Western Regional Off-Track Betting Corporation (WROTB) before the end of theRead More

Batavia Downs Gaming/WROTB Presents Niagara County With Community Development Contribution

Batavia Downs Gaming/WROTB Presents Niagara County With Community Development Contribution

News August 7, 2019 at 7:50 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9       This week, leaders from Batavia Downs Gaming and Western Regional Off-Track Betting Corporation (WROTB) joined Niagara County leaders to present a significant community development contribution toRead More

Restaino Endorsement from Dems Set for Wednesday; Piccirillo Strips Campaign Headquarters

Restaino Endorsement from Dems Set for Wednesday; Piccirillo Strips Campaign Headquarters

Niagara Falls August 7, 2019 at 7:44 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9       By: Tony Farina The Niagara Falls City Democratic Committee is expected to meet next Wednesday, Aug. 14, to formally endorse Democratic primary winner Robert Restaino forRead More

Niagara, Erie Clerks Both Oppose Issuing Licenses to Illegals

Niagara, Erie Clerks Both Oppose Issuing Licenses to Illegals

News August 7, 2019 at 7:32 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina Niagara County Clerk Joe Jastrzemski and Erie County Clerk Michael “Mickey” Kearns are in charge of issuing driver’s licenses in their counties and asRead More

Current New York State Senator Rob Ortt.

Sen. Ortt Weighing Run for Congress, Says Decision Close

News July 30, 2019 at 4:49 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina The race next year for the 27th Congressional District seat now occupied by indicted incumbent Republican Chris Collins is shaping up as one forRead More

Lawmakers Meet With IJC Over Ongoing Flooding Concerns on Lake Ontario

Lawmakers Meet With IJC Over Ongoing Flooding Concerns on Lake Ontario

News July 30, 2019 at 4:47 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina Jane Corwin, the new head of the U. S. section of the International Joint Commission, met with several Niagara County officials on Monday nightRead More

Niagara Falls Mayoral Candidate Robert M. Restaino.

Libertarians To Interview Restaino for Endorsement

Niagara Falls July 24, 2019 at 7:39 am

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina Analysis The Libertarian Party candidate won enough votes in the 2018 gubernatorial race to win a ballot slot for the party and while theyRead More

Niagara Falls Awash With Political Activity

Niagara Falls Awash With Political Activity

Niagara Falls July 24, 2019 at 7:33 am

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina Analysis The Niagara Falls City Committee’s big soiree will be over by the time you read this (Tuesday, July 23), but expectations were highRead More

The Bakery Restaurant Is Top Shelf

The Bakery Restaurant Is Top Shelf

Niagara Falls July 24, 2019 at 7:29 am

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina It started out as a nightclub 50 years ago and 25 years later featured table phones to help diners connect — if they soRead More

Politics Take Center Stage as Gaming Battle Continues

Politics Take Center Stage as Gaming Battle Continues

Niagara Falls July 17, 2019 at 9:01 am

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina As the legal wrangling continues at a snail’s pace in the gaming stalemate between the state and the Seneca Nation, politics has definitely movedRead More

Owner and Publisher of the Niagara Reporter Frank Parlato

TV Special on NXIVM Cult to Feature Parlato

News July 10, 2019 at 8:54 am

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina Analysis Perhaps Rolling Stone best captured the essence of Frank Parlato’s dogged pursuit of sex cult master Keith Raniere in a story published inRead More

Anello Advises Unity May be Best for Democrats

Anello Advises Unity May be Best for Democrats

Niagara Falls July 2, 2019 at 10:22 pm

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9     By: Tony Farina If Democrats want to protect their line in the November election for mayor of Niagara Falls, they might want to work together against RepublicanRead More

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