Why the idea of a single hero saving Niagara is dangerous.
It's Niagara Falls mayoral election season, flock. This year's election is a big one: with current Mayor Paul Dyster not seeking reelection after three terms, the highest position in the city is up for grabs. As of writing, there are three main candidates seeking to be the face of Niagara. These two Democrats and one … Continue reading Let’s Talk About the Niagara Falls Mayoral Candidates, Shall We?
Today is Mayor Paul Dyster's birthday! Fun fact: Dyster holds the title of 2nd longest serving mayor of Niagara Falls (tied with Mayor E. Dent Lackey). Another fun fact: He worked at the Pentagon as Director of the Graduate Program in International Affairs. Another another fun fact: He graduated from Bishop Duffy High School. Duffy eventually … Continue reading It’s Mayor Paul Dyster’s Birthday!
Niagara Falls has had not one, but TWO malls not built! Real talk, flock: what I told you that the wonderful Fashion Outlets currently sitting in Town of Niagara was supposed to be built downtown? What if I told you the Mall of America was almost built downtown? What if I told you that I wasn't … Continue reading The two best malls of Niagara Falls (That never actually existed)
Niagara Falls' runway was the only one long enough for Air Force One For President's Day, I thought I'd deviate from the Monday postcards and instead talk about the time President John F. Kennedy landed in Niagara Falls. JFK was set to speak at Buffalo's Pulaski Day celebrations on October 16, 1962. Of course, Buffalo's … Continue reading The time JFK landed in the Falls
Former Niagara Falls Mayor E. Dent Lackey died on February 18, 1977
Is it a rule in Niagara Falls that our mayor must rock the 'stache? Mayor Paul Dyster is easily noticeable in a crowd due to his mustache. It's such a part of his character that I don't think anybody could imagine him without it. Of course, Dyster's mustache is really just a piece of the … Continue reading The Marvelous Mayoral Mustaches of Niagara Falls
Zemsky gets all the nice things. Last week I somehow found myself at Gov. Cuomo's press conference in Niagara Falls. One strange part of the entire thing was when Mayor Paul Dyster started to talk about a camel. See, Dyster was trying to reference the "Three Wise Men of Buffalo" presentation at the governor's State … Continue reading Somebody give Mayor Dyster his camel