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Dyster ridiculed for squandering casino windfall

By Mike Hudson, The Niagara Falls Reporter Is the city of Niagara Falls better off now that it was when Mayor Paul Dyster was elected eight years ago? Dyster, who holds a PhD from Johns Hopkins University, might say yes. Critics,

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Niagara Falls is facing insolvency, says Accardo

NIAGARA FALLS—With the City of Niagara Falls once again facing a budget shortfall, projected to be in excess of $7 million, Niagara Falls business leader and mayoral candidate John Accardo believes that the time has come for the office of

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Feds interviewing witnesses in Lockport asbestos investigation

By Mike Hudson County spin doctors went into overdrive last week as federal criminal investigators interviewed witnesses and collected evidence relating to the likely illegal removal of dangerous asbestos from the basement of the Shaw Building by a crew of

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Hamister seeking big return on Hyatt Place deal

By Tony Farina, The Niagara Falls Reporter City and state leaders promised a hotel to save downtown Niagara Falls if only Mark Hamister were treated kindly enough by taxpayers with a gift-wrapped, nearly free, prime downtown parcel at 310 Rainbow Blvd.