MY MIKE HUDSON Niagara Falls – In a bow to public outrage and basic human decency, the Dyster administration has announced a do-over, and will hold a public auction for a four-unit apartment building at 631 Chilton Ave. The 3,160
BY FRANK PARLATO Niagara Falls – It was our own resident genius, James Hufnagel, who wrote us this week, to say, “You know what would be really funny? A picture of Mayor Paul A. Dyster wearing the new traffic circle
BY MIKE HUDSON It’s politics as usual at the City Hall of Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster. That’s the charge of Rick Smith, who has served on the city Planning Board for the past nine years, six as its chairman.
BY TONY FARINA, The Niagara Falls Reporter I’ve written articles for several publications in recent months and years about the lack of transparency employed by state development agencies that spend millions and millions of taxpayer dollars on various projects and big
By Mike Hudson, The Niagara Falls Reporter The standard definition of economic development is that of efforts seeking to improve the economic well-being and quality of life for a community by creating and retaining jobs and supporting or growing incomes and
By Mike Hudson, The Niagara Falls Reporter The Niagara Falls Financial Advisory Panel unveiled its long awaited report at this week’s city Council meeting, a scathing impeachment of the present administration that would be familiar to any regular reader of this
By Mike Hudson, The Niagara Falls Reporter Whose side are they on? Are Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster and state Assemblyman John Ceretto looking out for the interests of the people who voted them into office, or are they instead ready
By Mike Hudson, The Niagara Falls Reporter Don’t say we didn’t warn you. Back on July 30, 2013, we stated unequivocally that the 200 jobs at DuPont’s Niagara Falls facility were in grave danger. “The future of the DuPont plant in
By Frank Parlato, The Niagara Falls Reporter Some things don’t add up. For instance, there is no cheap electrical power in Niagara Falls! That’s funny, too, because this is where power is generated. Search around the globe, and you won’t
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,
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
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
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.
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