Zeitgeist

RNC emails hacked, and other items…

BY JOE GENCO A Short Take on Today’s News: –National Republican Congressional Committee emails were hacked earlier in 2018 and the leadership didn’t find out until contacted by a journalist. https://www.politico.com/…/exclusive-emails-of-top-nrcc-off… –Our President thinks tariffs are fees paid by foreign

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Congress

Vanessa Williams for Congress?

A spate of recent articles in The Buffalo News detailing celebrity superstar Vanessa Williams‘ affection for Buffalo has sparked widespread speculation among local political operatives that she is contemplating a run for Congress in New York’s 26th district.  The local political

Niagara Falls

Roscetti fundraiser draws overflow Crowd

BY TONY FARINA It was a full house last Thursday at the Hyde Park Ice Pavilion for Alan Roscetti’s kickoff fundraiser in his campaign for Niagara Falls City Court judge. Roscetti, a 37-year-old Niagara County public defender and private practice

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

Education

The Paladino effect

BY JAMIE MOSES On December 23, 2016, Artvoice published a traditional end of year survey asking four simple questions: 1. What would you most like to happen in 2017? 2. What would you like to see go away in 2017?

Sports

Too big for their britches at World Juniors

BY ANDREW KULYK AND PETER FARELL TORONTO…The 2017 IIHF World Juniors hockey tournament is just about over, with the finals set for Thursday night (January 5) at Montreal’s Bell Centre. This year Montreal and Toronto served as co host cities,