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Jan
9
2018

A Message from Governor Cuomo

A Message from Governor Cuomo
Dear Fellow New Yorker,   Today I delivered my eighth State of the State address as Governor. In it, I outlined our priorities for the coming year, the challenges we face, and our plans to tackle them.   New York faces unprecedented cha...
Dec
14
2017

PROOSED Legislation to remove all firearms from those who commit any domestic violence crime

PROOSED Legislation to remove all firearms from those who commit any domestic violence crime
Dear Fellow New Yorker:   After a year of deadly mass shootings, and given the clear connection between domestic violence and gun violence, it is our moral obligation to do everything we can to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people. That is why today I am announcing legislation to automatically remove all firearms from those who commit any domestic violence crime. Th...
Dec
12
2017

Judge Diane Vitello seeks re-election as Niagara Falls City Court Judge

Judge Diane Vitello seeks re-election as Niagara Falls City Court Judge
CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCEMENT Judge Diane Vitello is seeking re-election to Niagara Falls City Court in November. Judge Vitello has over 27 years of experience as a judge and a lawyer. Vitello was elected to Niagara Falls City Court in 2008. Since being elected, Vitello has presided over the Domestic Violence Court and has been elevated to an acting county court judge by the Supervising Judge of th...
Nov
3
2017

Statement from Chairman Nick Forster on Falls Republican Chair Bill Carroll

Statement from Chairman Nick Forster on Falls Republican Chair Bill Carroll
OFFICIAL STATEMENT – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   County Chairman Nicholas Forster, on behalf of the Niagara County Democratic Committee, demands the resignation of Bill Carroll from his position as Chairman of the Niagara Falls Republican Party Voters and the public have a right to expect that those in leadership positions of political parties are honest and trustworthy; or a...
Nov
3
2017

Robert Pascoal, NF City Council Candidate, DELINQUENT on City Property Taxes

Robert Pascoal, NF City Council Candidate, DELINQUENT on City Property Taxes
The Niagara Falls Democratic Party is disappointed to learn that Mr. Pascoal has been lying to the residents of Niagara Falls.  Mr. Pascoal speaks often about "fiscal conservatism," which now makes sense considering he has withheld so much money in owed taxes from the City of Niagara Falls...there is nothing more "conservative" than that.  This begs the que...
Nov
3
2017

Niagara County Democratic Party Demands Resignation of Bill Carroll from City Republican Committee

Niagara County Democratic Party Demands Resignation of Bill Carroll from City Republican Committee
In wake of news reagrding the Niagara Falls Republican Chairman's multiple felony convictions for grand larceny and forgery, the Niagara County Democratic Party demands his resignation, effective immediately.  There is no question the Niagara County Democratic Party was shocked and appalled to learn that Niagara Falls Republican Chairman, Bill Carroll, has been hiding his past from...
Nov
3
2017

Lockport City Democrats File FOIL Request over Special Waste Drop-Off, Blasts Eggert, Farrell

Lockport City Democrats File FOIL Request over Special Waste Drop-Off, Blasts Eggert, Farrell
Lockport City Democratic Committee Chairman Roger Sherrie today said he has filed a Freedom of Information Law request with the City Clerk over the “Special Waste Drop Off” held September 23rd at Lockport Town Hall. Sherrie said he has requested all “correspondence, emails, telephone records and meeting notes” from Mayor McCaffrey, Corporation Counsel John Ottaviani, Cit...
Nov
3
2017

City Republican Committee Fails at Rebuking City Mailer

City Republican Committee Fails at Rebuking City Mailer
A political flyer mailed by the city Democratic Party alleges a GOP committeeman and Niagara Falls City Council candidate are not the fiscally responsible individuals they claim to be.  The flyer, which began appearing this week, says William Carroll, the city GOP Party chairman, pled guilty to grand larceny and forgery charges 27 years ago. It also claims city coun...
Oct
14
2017

Niagara County Democrats remember Ida Massaro

Niagara County Democrats remember Ida Massaro
John LaFalce enjoyed a successful and lengthy tenure as a member of the U.S. Congress in a stint that spanned 28 years.  He said it all started with one person - Ida Massaro.  It was the former Niagara Falls teacher, New York State Parks Commissioner and staunch advocate for the local Democratic Party whom LaFalce said first encouraged him to run for Congress back in 1974.&nbs...
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