- HIGGS: Niagara Falls High School in the early years Since we are learning about city schools it is only fitting that we move on to the new Niagara Falls High School. The former building was completely destroyed by a fire in 1922 while construction of the annex was in progress. The building and equipment were considered a "total loss." Insurance recovery was $378,379.24 and the replacement estimate, (without furnishings) was $644,929. School records including Regents' examination papers and report cards were carried to Principal James F. Taylor's nearby residence on 13th Street, much to the students' dismay.
- Niagara Falls needs to be ready for casino cash outcome Thirteen million dollars is what will remain after the city receives an anticipated $70 million in casino revenue and pays its bills.
DELUCA: A tribute to mothers who raise superheroes
They’ve always been with us. They are the superheroes among us. They are not cartoon characters with capes and snappy names like Flash or Hulk. They are real-life, flesh-and-blood humans who put their lives in danger to look out for the rest of us.
I always wonder how they got like that. What compels them to race toward danger rather than run away?
Such heroic response is a mother’s nightmare. It’s the last thing any mother wants her child to have to do, even when that child is long grown. It’s also the first thing most any mother would want her child to do. Help others.
- GLYNN: Tourism funds aim to promote upstate Niagara Falls as well as other upstate tourist destinations are bound to benefit from a commitment by two major downstate government agencies.
- Remember mothers on their day The Daily Star, Oneonta
- JACKIE DAVIS: Mother's Day life moments This year marks the quarter century anniversary of one of the most life-changing moments of my time on earth. Twenty-five years ago, I became a mom. I gave birth to the son who now shares this column with me, and my life has never been the same.
- GUEST VIEW: Expect 'zilch' from politicians on parkway Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) the chairman of the House Science Committee, has a spectacular, even miraculous, idea: he's drafting legislation that would permit politicians to inject themselves into the National Science peer reviews process, to "improve it."
- LETTERS FROM THE ISLAND: Diary of a Mad Bachelor-for-a-Day Polly's away, helping the Costly Daughter through wrist surgery. She's asked Doug to keep her up to date:
HAMILTON: It's Mothers Day, and a mother buries her baby
No mother should ever have to do such, especially so close to the day that we celebrate the joys of even having a mother, but Mrs. Crockett buried her son on Wednesday. It was one of the saddest days of my life.
- GLYNN: More details needed on casino proposal Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo pledged in his earlier State of the State addresses that he would change the culture of Albany.
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