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Cuomo orders Hochul to lead ‘Tiger Task Force’ on Amazon distribution center

Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul late this evening to lead what is being colloquially referred to as a ‘tiger task force’ of civic leaders that will be tasked with the objective of landing the world’s largest logistics

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Farmers market coupons available for eligible seniors

Beginning on July 16, 2020, Office for the Aging will begin distributing Farmers’ Market Coupon Booklets at sites throughout Niagara County.  The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, headed by the NYS Dept of Agriculture and Markets, provides coupons to all

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Even Syracuse’s event capacity puts Niagara Falls to shame

Those in Niagara Falls’ business community know that a post-industrial reality for the city requires new entertainment and event infrastructure capable of cultivating it.   The City’s stark lack of convention, event, and performance venues is a central obstacle to cultivating

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Dyster’s path to political redemption is long and twisted

Former Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster has been on an orchestrated media tour following his departure from office last week — complete with the paid promotion of self-produced YouTube videos.  Long profiles, well-shaped in their messaging, have appeared in The

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Should the Seneca Nation buy Milstein’s 140-acres in Niagara Falls?

NIAGARA FALLS, NY — Some political prognosticators are speculating that Manhattan billionaire Howard Milstein could be interested in exiting his investment in a 140-acre aggregation of parcels that he owns in downtown Niagara Falls, through his investment vehicle, Niagara Falls

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New mayor of Niagara Falls, USA wants GO Train service

Robert Restaino, the incoming Mayor of Niagara Falls, NY wants access to the Greater Toronto Area’s commuter GO Train service — and he plans to discuss the possibility with Mayor Jim Diodati of Niagara Falls, ON when the two men

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A new mayor in Niagara Falls is likely to partner with local Indian Tribes

Niagara Falls’ new Mayor-elect Bob Restaino is “very open” to new public partnerships with the Seneca Nation of Indians, and a half-dozen other local tribal communities, believing that a collaborative posture will accelerate new development projects both on- and off-sovereign territory, a