Niagara County

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2012

    NRA Calls Bloomberg "An Arrogant Bastard" for Anti-Gun Campaign

    As the trial nears for the Trayvon Martin case, a firestorm of debate has spread across the nation surrounding the centerpiece "Stand Your Ground" law -- the legislation George Zimmerman has used as his defense. And now, the Hozziner is beginning to feel the flames from the nation's go-to gun-toters ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    Paterson Releases Delicious Stimulus $ Report: NYC Gets $8.16 Billion

    Governor Paterson released a report today showing where the $18 billion that New York State got in stimulus money is going. You'll be pleased to hear that the counties comprising New York City receive by far the most American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds -- $8.16 billion. Hooray! Secon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    A Big Post Boost for Fast Eddie Cox

    ​Forget about next week's Democratic primaries. The nastiest political race raging these days is the one to replace Joe Mondello as head of the near-moribund New York State Republican Party. On one side are what New York Post political editor Fred Dicker, in a nicely over the top op-ed c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    Court Allows Use of Torture to Get DNA

    Niagara County Judge Sara Sheldon Sperrazza has ruled that police may use thumbscrews to extract DNA from an unwilling prisoner. The issue came up in the case of Ryan S. Smith, accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend so she could take him to the home of an acquaintance, and of shooting said acquaint ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    Like the Sun, New York Unemployment Rises Again

    We know you're getting tired of hearing it, but knowledge is power, they tell us, so be aware that the state Department of Labor just put out new figures and guess what, everything's worse. New York City's unemployment rose from 6.9 in January to 8.1 in February. We seem to be tracking the national ... More >>

  • News

    June 4, 2002

    The Imaginary Ticket

    Will Pataki and Donohue Really Serve Out Their Terms?

  • News

    November 28, 2000

    The Albany Glacier

    While Everything Else Changes, the State Legislature Remains Frozen in Time

  • News

    September 15, 1998

    The Ubiquitous Candidate

    In the final days of the primary, Chuck Schumer is everywhere