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In this episode of the Vince Anello Show, callers discuss a variety of issues from the current municipal races to the old days of Urban Renewal. Niagara County is gearing up for legislative races in every district, for the first time in a long time, the mayor of all three Niagara County cities are running for office at the same time. The other county wide races are: County Clerk and District Attorney. Many local municipal races are also in competition this November's election.
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The first couple of callers discuss the financial woes in the city of Lockport, transparency and competency were the main points. In Niagara Falls the issue of sanitation seems to be on everybody's mind. Lack of compliance and enforcement are frustrating many residents in various neighborhoods.
In the program today, both sides of the phone conversations were full of passion. The host as well as the callers were very passionate about their points of view.
The main topic of conversation was all about the frozen water pipes, 19 of them on 72nd St. alone. The balance of the 200+ affected residences happened a various parts of the city with clusters of them on Pine Avenue, Grand Avenue and Independence Avenue.
The Water Board and City Government have frustrated the affected residents by their seemingly a lack of interest or less than, what many people consider, an appropriate response.
A number of callers were very thoughtful in offering suggestions and some of them were willing to share their views of pros and cons of development downtown.
While the talk at the coffee shops was all about the weather the upcoming election is beginning to pick up some interest . John Accardo now a republican has announced his intentions to run for mayor of the city Niagara Falls.
Tom Stevenson has announced his intentions to run for town Council in the Town of Wheatfield. Tom, also a republican has been involved in politics for a long time. He is a former chairman of the city of Niagara Falls Republican committee.
The Niagara Gazette reported that Hamister has secured a $3.85 million grant through Empire State Development and is applying for $4.2 million in project savings, $2.9 million of which will come from property tax abatement. Some $4.2 million will come from company equity. Of the project's total cost, $31.2 million will be eligible for sales tax exemptions.
The Buffalo news reported on the Hotel Niagara. Owner Harry Stinson told the IDA that the downtown Niagara Falls hotel, which is to be renovated for a 2016 reopening, will rent rooms for student use, as part of a policy to “rent blocks of rooms to various groups for extended periods of time.” But they will continue to be hotel rooms, he said in a letter to the IDA. The college is to have a five-year lease on rooms for about 150 students.
The Buffalo news also reported on a meeting held Tuesday night (2/12/15) at the Niagara Falls Public Library on the potential future for the YMCA building on Portage Road as the new home of the Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission.
More than 100 people packed the auditorium of the Niagara Falls Public Library to hear from representatives of the mission, YMCA Buffalo Niagara and others about what’s being proposed.
One person that is gearing up for sure for this year's elections is our guest today Vince Sandonato. Vince is the chairman of the Niagara Falls Republican committee.
Courtney Carter is the founder for "The Brazilian Dance Company. She has been trained in samba performance including Northeastern Brazilian style. Afro-Brazilian education and performance, and other dance styles. Courtney has excelled in performance and teaching skills. In 2006 Courtney graduated from UC Davis. She earned a graduate degree in 2010. She led choreography and performances at Super Sonic. She enjoyed the privilege leading the samba school in major parades like the San Diego Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp and the San Francisco Carnival. Her mission is to educate people about the history and the beauty of Brazilian culture through dance, music, and performance. She is currently teaching children, adults, and Senior citizens basic dance steps and advanced level movement. She hopes to prepare them to participate in shows and competitions. Courtney hopes to establish a permanent cultural facility where all Brazilian dance forms can be taught. Her infectious love and knowledge of other cultures comes through in a strong way. Join us for this fascinating interview with a brilliant and motivational young woman. Courtney has a positive story. She struggled and came from meager beginnings to become a leader. She is great example of what we can all accomplish. Contact her by email firstname.lastname@example.org. She is a beacon of light to many. Your passion can be your light to freedom. Listen how she converted her passion to a profitable company. Come and get some of this motivation to change your world and get PROGRESS IN YOUR WORLD!
In this segment of the Vince Anello show, Niagara Falls Police Superintendent, Bryan DalPorto, speaks candidly about the Niagara Falls police department.
The issue of residency is discussed, also the consent decree entered into by the city of Niagara Falls and the New York State Atty. Gen. The consent decree monitors police department operations. Other subjects discussed were crime, police labor agreements and various other issues..
The people I spoke with were quick to complement police superintendent Brian DalPorto and his team in quickly solving the murder at the 3M club.
Now that the money issue has been resolved for the restoration of the Hyde Park Ice Pavilions people are wondering and asking what is the whole deal about. Many people did not know that the ice pavilions were being privately operated.
I'm letting people know that this year in Niagara County we have an election for Niagara County Clerk, Niagara County District Attorney, all the county legislators, the mayor's for the three cities of Niagara Falls, North Tonawanda and Lockport. Races for municipal boards and councils will also take place all over the county. In Niagara Falls we also have two positions for city court judge that will be on the ballot.
Only about 8000 people voted in the last governor's race. Learn all you can about what's going on with government and then go out and vote.
I will make every attempt to make sure that you the voters in Niagara County are aware of all the races. Today we're focusing on the mayor's race in the city of Niagara Falls and one of the challengers is our guest. So let me welcome Jim Szwedo one of the Republican candidates who have announced for the office of mayor of the city of Niagara Falls.
In this segment of the Vince Anello show, Niagara County Legislator, Dennis Virtuoso discusses several County issues as they relate to the city of Niagara Falls as well as countywide issues. Legislator Virtuoso represents the 6th Legislative District in Niagara Falls.
The issue of landlords and giving landlords the opportunity and requirement that properties that receive social service subsidies be inspected at least once a year will again be brought to the County Legislature.
The new law giving vendors permission to sell fireworks within the county line on designated dates with a list of acceptable fireworks provided.
Legislator Virtuoso is also the Minority Leader and points out the stress placed on the minority made up of four Democrats In a Legislative body of 15.
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