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Clifton Hill offer night and daytime excitement after one sees the falls.
Clifton Hill offer night and daytime excitement after one sees the falls.

Hamister Hotel Deal A Sad Tale Of New York Politics Gone Wrong

News, Featured June 9, 2016 at 10:49 am

by Mike Hudson How in the heck is this not fraud? The Hamister hotel deal has been cooked up since Day 1, by a so-called developer from Buffalo and his political cronies in Niagara Falls, Albany and Washington D.C. The murky 2012 process under which Mark Hamister was chosen asRead More

West Seneca Boots Sex Offenders: What’s Wrong With Niagara Falls?

West Seneca Boots Sex Offenders: What’s Wrong With Niagara Falls?

News, Featured June 9, 2016 at 10:42 am

by Mike Hudson What are local government officials to do when the state starts surreptitiously sending dangerous registered sex offenders to live in their municipality? To hear Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster tell it, there is nothing that can be done about it. Dyster, who once quipped that sex offendersRead More

Brown Not Likely To Stay On As City Controller Vote Will Not Likely Take Place At Next Council Meeting

Brown Not Likely To Stay On As City Controller Vote Will Not Likely Take Place At Next Council Meeting

News, Featured June 9, 2016 at 10:40 am

by Joseph Kissel Although it’s rumored Maria Brown doesn’t want to keep her job as city controller due to all the political wrangling necessary to keep it, there’s no resolution likely to be presented at Monday’s city council meeting to remove her from it. Brown and the city are stillRead More

State Parks Declares “War on Trees”.

State Parks Declares “War on Trees”.

News, Featured June 9, 2016 at 10:37 am

by James Hufnagel “I think that I shall never see, A poem lovely as a tree,” penned Joyce Kilmer a century ago. Somebody should tell New York State Parks that. The past couple of years the state agency has been working overtime to clear-cut trees in some of its mostRead More

Even In N.H. Defeat, Jury Nullification Movement Gaining Momentum

Even In N.H. Defeat, Jury Nullification Movement Gaining Momentum

News, Featured June 9, 2016 at 10:32 am

by Frank Parlato Most jurors and the juries they comprise don’t realize they have this right: It might be ascribed to the colossal dumbing-down of America that such an essential and historical freedom principle has been largely forgotten in the land of the free. The right to invalidate a lawRead More

Northpointe wants to place a methadone clinic in this building in a residential area in Niagara Falls.
Northpointe wants to place a methadone clinic in this building in a residential area in Niagara Falls.

Northpointe Council, Inc. Announcement Raises More Questions Than Answers

News, Featured June 9, 2016 at 10:25 am

The outrage that began to brew this past winter over the Northpointe Council, Inc.’s plans to relocate their methadone clinic at 606 6th Street is about to rise to a fever pitch again. On Tuesday, June 7, Northpointe’s Executive Director Dan Shubsda, in a defiant interview appearance on WGRZ-TV, suggestedRead More

Parking Meter fiasco Plays Itself Out On Taxpayers’ Dime

Parking Meter fiasco Plays Itself Out On Taxpayers’ Dime

News, Featured June 9, 2016 at 10:23 am

by Mike Hudson Three dollar an hour parking meters? You bet. Not in Los Angeles, where parking meter rates average $1.75 an hour. New York City has some meters that charge as much as $3.50 an hour in lower Manhattan, but throughout most of the Five Boroughs the rate isRead More

Horoscopes – by Jean Topascani

Horoscopes – by Jean Topascani

Uncategorized June 9, 2016 at 10:19 am

Aries: (March 21 – April 19) Venus 18°23’14 in 7th. Marry first person you meet, regardless of gender, who is less intelligent than you. Stars aid you in becoming less boring. Your business clothes will have a neater, cleaner, shinier appearance if you stop sleeping in them. AM: Don’t smokeRead More

Hillary…Benghazi…The Saudi Connection

Hillary…Benghazi…The Saudi Connection

News, Featured June 9, 2016 at 10:16 am

by J. Gary Dilaura Several good investigative reporters have researched and identified many details regarding Hillary Clinton’s activities before, during and after her reign of terror as Secretary of State. None have done as good a job “putting together “ the details as a young man named  Chetan Hebbale, fromRead More

Almost every building near the tax free Seneca Casino complex is vacant,
Almost every building near the tax free Seneca Casino complex is vacant,

The Audacity Of Hope And Another Cruel Joke On Us

News, Featured June 2, 2016 at 10:59 am

by Matt Ricchiazzi It was 15 years ago when then Governor George E. Pataki – seeking reelection to his third term – promised to transform Niagara Falls. The crux of his revival plan rested in a 2001 casino compact with the Seneca Nation of Indians that granted the Nation sovereign jurisdiction overRead More

Mug shot of Alphonse Cutaia
Mug shot of Alphonse Cutaia

Pictures Of Biker Charged With Sex Abuse Suddenly Disappear From Internet

News, Featured June 2, 2016 at 10:41 am

by Frank Parlato A curious happenstance that is perhaps worth noting  occurred during the Memorial Day parade in Niagara Falls. It was a parade indeed and like all parades it had both a procession of people, marching or riding in floats, and those who watched them. Some of the marchersRead More

The potential for the Discover Niagara shuttle to convey tourists out of downtown Niagara Falls, ensuring that the city remains poor and on the brink of insolvency, is in Assemblyman John Ceretto’s estimation, “HUUUGE!”
The potential for the Discover Niagara shuttle to convey tourists out of downtown Niagara Falls, ensuring that the city remains poor and on the brink of insolvency, is in Assemblyman John Ceretto’s estimation, “HUUUGE!”

New Shuttle Service Latest Nail in Downtown Niagara Falls Coffin

News, Featured June 2, 2016 at 10:36 am

by James Hufnagel We took a closer look at the new “Discover Niagara Shuttle”, which made a big splash two weeks ago to the unbridled enthusiasm of the politicians and their invited guests at the Robert Moses Power Project, and came up with some serious questions regarding the logistics ofRead More

On And Off The New  Nonsense Shuttle

On And Off The New Nonsense Shuttle

News, Featured June 2, 2016 at 10:34 am

 by James Hufnagel Earlier this week I went for a ride on the Discover Niagara Shuttle, so as to be able to give a first-hand account of the experience to you, the reader. I asked the driver if I had enough time to run over to the NTCC Visitors CenterRead More

Because of the severe drug problems in government schools, the courts have bestowed great power on administrators to become drug enforcers.
Because of the severe drug problems in government schools, the courts have bestowed great power on administrators to become drug enforcers.

The Best Drug Store in Town

News, Featured June 2, 2016 at 10:25 am

by Jim Ostrowski It is in the nature of progressivism as a failed ideology to endlessly search for scapegoats for its failed policies or face ideological suicide by admitting the problem is itself.  Progressivism is a kind of self-imposed mental disability that prevents progressives from ever admitting that their policiesRead More

Edward Perlman.
Edward Perlman.

Lawsuit Launched Against Brown As Council Gives Her A Stay Of Execution

News, Featured June 2, 2016 at 10:20 am

Mayor Paul A. Dyster wants to get rid of longtime city controller Maria Brown who has continuously criticized the mayor’s spending and the $12 million plus annual budget deficit. But the Niagara Falls City Controller kept her job for at least another two weeks after the city council voted 4-1Read More

Government fascism: No way are these people going to get together without the government taking an extra slice of their money
Government fascism: No way are these people going to get together without the government taking an extra slice of their money

Airbnb Hosts Targeted By City Will Organize

News, Featured June 2, 2016 at 10:18 am

by Joseph Kissel Falls residents participating in Airbnb’s online room-rental service began receiving “cease and desist” letters from the city this week. “Please be advised this Department is in receipt of a complaint regarding the establishment of a bed and breakfast/vacation rental at the above referenced premises,” reads a letterRead More

The Niagara Falls Police Department Honor Guard, led by bagpiper Dave Cudahee led the parade down Pine Avenue.
The Niagara Falls Police Department Honor Guard, led by bagpiper Dave Cudahee led the parade down Pine Avenue.

Community Memorial Day Parade Draws Crowds, More Units

News June 2, 2016 at 10:15 am

The first blast of summer arrived in time to help herald in the Community Memorial Day Parade. The event, organized by Councilmen Kenny Tompkins and Ezra Scott, Jr., drew larger crowds to Pine Avenue than recent years, as well as over 70 units who marched in the parade. WJJL’s TomRead More

This Is Very Serious And Very Upsetting Stuff!!

This Is Very Serious And Very Upsetting Stuff!!

News, Featured June 2, 2016 at 10:11 am

by J. Gary DiLaura On January 22, 2009 Hillary Rodham Clinton signed a “Sensitive Compartmented Information Nondisclosure Agreement”, which was witnessed by 2 FBI Agents who explained, in details all the aspects of the laws and consequences for violating ANY of the provisions. This document, in its’ entirety, is available onRead More

Cuomo Says Hamister Has Financing in Place, Is Moving Forward
Journalist and Niagara Falls Reporter contibutor, Tony Farina

Cuomo Says Hamister Has Financing in Place, Is Moving Forward

News, Featured June 2, 2016 at 10:09 am

by Tony Farina It was nearly three years ago that Gov.  Andrew Cuomo and Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster rammed the controversial Hamister Hotel project down the throats of a hesitant city council, telling anyone who would listen as an election approached that the Hamister deal was pretty much do-or-dieRead More

Ask The Judge

Ask The Judge

News, Featured June 2, 2016 at 10:04 am

Dear Judge Bayger: I had a difficult delivery when my son was born.  When he was 3 years old, he started having seizures.  He’s now 12 years old and the seizures are getting worse.  I’ve consulted with pediatricians and they have indicated that something may have occurred during the childRead More

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