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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

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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

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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 untrained and unskilled welfare recipients. 1,355 more words

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Will historic Hornblower appeal finally sink Glynn’s Maid of the Mist?

By Frank Parlato, The Niagara Falls Reporter

The time is coming, Sept. 3 to be exact, when perhaps the most high profile case in this area – with $100 million or more at stake – will be heard by the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division—Fourth Department. 2,205 more words

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Pushback from police union on barracks blowup

By James Hufnagel, The Niagara Falls Reporter

According to Manuel Vilar, president of the Police Benevolent Association of New York State, the Long Island-based union that represents State Parks Police officers, construction of new barracks on the edge of the scenic Niagara Gorge should recommence at that location without delay. 759 more words

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Forster reflects on downfall of longtime political foe

By Mike Hudson, The Niagara Falls Reporter

Niagara County Democratic Chairman Nick Forster told the Niagara Falls Reporter that, while he takes no pleasure from the downfall of State Sen. 444 more words

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