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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v11n38 (09/20/2012) » Section: Week in Review

Frank Talk on Stalled Lewiston Road Project

On Tuesday evening, Frank Parlato, the real estate developer who publishes the Niagara Falls Reporter, opened the community meeting he’d convened on the colossal quagmire of a public works project that is the Lewiston Road reconstruction with a simple question: Is there a problem with this project, three years old and still incomplete, tied up in litigation between the contractor and the City of Niagara Falls, rife with concerns about the radioactive waste and accusations of incompetence and conspiracy on both sides? Or are city residents simply being impatient?

Peace Bridge Air Quality: Fine vs. Ultrafine Particle Testing

Coinciding with the commencement of an air monitoring program at the Peace Bridge last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo came out with a “white paper” on Peace Bridge air quality and asthma issues relating to the Peace Bridge.

What Betty Jean Means

By the time you’ve picked up this paper, it’s likely that the Erie County Board of Elections will have begun counting the absentee and provisional ballots that will determine the victor in the Democratic primary between incumbent State Senator Tim Kennedy and Erie County Legislature Chair Betty Jean Grant.

Meet the UB Shale Institute Advisory Board

In the midst of the fallout from the release of its first comically flawed report in May, the UB Shale Resources and Society Institute (SRSI) took some time in June and July to name an advisory board for the institute. Although such a board was part of the original plan for SRSI, you know, you can’t rush excellence when you’re a major research university.

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