The State Comptroller's Office released its annual list of local governments whose finances raise red flags for state analysts. Niagara Falls, which has been a fixture on the list for several years, is there again.
Four developers who already own properties in Niagara Falls want to expand their holdings.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security gave Niagara Falls a $314,718 grant that will enable the city to buy 36 more air tanks.
The number of people who have signed up so far for the Sept. 18 exam is 76% lower than the number who took the last test in 2018, county statistics showed.
The Lockport area was hardest hit as a thunderstorm that began about 4 p.m. Tuesday remained for about 2½ hours.
Officials in recent weeks have begun planning how to use the aid included in the American Rescue Plan, worth at least $822.7 million to the eight-county WNY region.
It's the second year in a row that the Council has considered a law limiting the location of short-term rentals and imposing taxes and fees on them.
Although the state now owns more than 30 parcels, USA Niagara has decided to group them into five larger development areas and seek ideas from the private sector, beginning next month with a request for proposals for redevelopment around the corner of Old Falls and First streets.
“We’re pleased to be able to move this project forward, revitalizing an area that has not been used to its greatest potential," Falls Mayor Robert Restaino said.
The Council voted 3-1 Wednesday to set a June 23 public hearing on changing the rule that requires the Council to muster a unanimous vote to approve something the city Planning Board defeated.
Mr. Anello, 75, died Wednesday in Niagara Hospice House, Lockport, after a battle with acute hairy cell leukemia, a rare form of blood cancer.
The City Council will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday to vote on imposing a moratorium on approvals of such units until Sept. 16.
A boutique hotel, multi-use buildings and a Niagara University facility are among the projects approved by the state Friday.
The city set up the process last year, when indoor dining was banned under Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's pandemic lockdown rules.
"We have to find a way to safely, safely open up the border ASAP," the Senate majority leader said during a news conference at the Rainbow Bridge.
"The failure to produce a statue to the anti-slavery hero Harriet Tubman is unfortunate and but not surprising in Niagara Falls," writes The News' Editorial Board.
The Niagara County Industrial Development Agency OK'd a $155,000 grant for a plan by Savarino Cos. to convert two buildings at 324 Niagara St. into 10 apartments with 4,000 square feet of commercial space, according to NCIDA attorney Mark J. Gabriele.
The mobile clinic will offer primary care, nutritional counseling, women’s health services and Covid-19 testing and vaccinations.
It's the second time the city has run into trouble with plans to erect a statue of a Black abolitionist leader.
Niagara Falls Mayor Robert M. Restaino wanted some new faces in his city administration, and Thursday he formally introduced seven of them.
Two Erie County companies that have been involved in previous Niagara Falls developments will have the chance for more work in the city's Third and Main Street corridors.
"From my perspective, this is really just about making sure that the residency requirement is evenly applied across all departments," Mayor Robert M. Restaino said.
"It's not about the Republican Party. I don't want to be associated with any party," Tompkins said in an interview with The Buffalo News Friday.