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SolarCity financial woes leave spinoff in limbo


The company at the center of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “Buffalo Billion” initiative and the stated reason Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster and city Planner Tom DeSantis spent $165,000 of taxpayers’ money on a largely worthless piece of property on Highland Avenue is in serious financial difficulty, and analysts say that the long term prospects of SolarCity – the nation’s largest producer of solar panels – are bleak. 455 more words

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Dyster’s follies cost taxpayers


For Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster, it’s not about the destination but the journey. Which is why, since taking office in January 2008, the city has been subjected to numerous and lengthy forays into the unknowable unknown, for the most part without any measurable result aside from money squandered and energy spent. 956 more words


Robert Moses to be renamed “Niagara Scenic Parkway”; Why not just remove it?


Strike up the band, join the parade, wave the flag and pop the bag. The politicians are renaming the Robert Moses Parkway, to the Niagara Scenic Parkway. 857 more words


Will a road by any other name still cause controversy here?


While lawmakers representing Niagara County may lack the political will to remove the Robert Moses Parkway, the state Senate has recently taken the bull by the horns and moved to change the road’s name. 459 more words

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Ceretto backs Ortt's plan for casino cash

By Tony Farina, The Niagara Falls Reporter

Assemblyman John Ceretto (D – Lewiston) says the conviction of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver on federal corruption should be a call to arms to state lawmakers to abandon the political culture of Albany that Silver used as his defense and work hard to restore the public’s trust in government. 537 more words

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Parlato turns down plea deal, pleads not guilty

By Staff, The Niagara Falls Reporter 

Niagara Falls Reporter Publisher and Editor in Chief, Frank Parlato Jr., is fulfilling an unusual – if not unique – role. 2,978 more words


Parlato's strength as journalist will help defense

By Tony Farina, The Niagara Falls Reporter

Long-time businessman Frank Parlato, 60, joined the Fourth Estate later in life but he has definitely made his mark in his relatively brief time as a newspaper publisher, editor, and reporter. 657 more words