Niagara Falls

Tompkins reflects on first year on Niagara Falls Council

BY KENNY TOMPKINS January 1 marked my first official year as a Niagara Falls City Council member. What a year this has been! There was a mix of successes and frustrations that come with government. The biggest plus of this

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Niagara Falls

Schwandt to resign as Alderman for position at NYPA

North Tonawanda Alderwoman-at-Large Catherine Schwandt will be resigning from her elected position with the city of North Tonawanda to pursue a full-time position with the New York Power Authority (NYPA), she announced this week. NYPA is the behemoth, quasi-governmental authority

Assembly

Morinello sworn into office

Today, Assemblyman Angelo Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) took his oath of office and was sworn in as a member of the New York State Legislature. Morinello was elected on November 8, 2016, defeating the incumbent of six years. Morinello will represent

Niagara Falls

Goldman Sachs bails out Hamister, Cuomo, Dyster

BY TONY FARINA Gov. Andrew Cuomo came to Niagara Falls on Tuesday to officially break ground on the long-awaited Hamister hotel project in downtown Niagara Falls and he used the occasion to praise his state development team led locally by