Don’t let a great night at the Riv pass you by
I wonder if the people in Western New York realize what amenities we have here.
I’m referring to the Riviera Theatre in North Tonawanda.
In this past month of March, we had “Love in Bloom.” It was a vaudeville show with professional performers — local people who have spent most of their life perfecting their craft.
Next came the Lawrence Welk Show. Can you imagine this show coming all the way — not to downtown Buffalo, but to “Little Shea’s” in North Tonawanda? You didn’t even have to fly to Branson to see them. It was the same exceptional talent you see on television, by the very same exceptionally talented people.
And finally, “The Rat Pack.” These four performers not only sounded like the people they were imitating, but they looked just like them. Marilyn Monroe was hysterical.
You say, why should I go? The price is half the cost of downtown, you don’t have to drive far, and the best part is, you don’t have to pay for parking. You can park right in front of the theater. What more do you want? I looked for you, where were you?
If we want to maintain this theater and have these great shows come to town, we’re going to have to support them. We’re going to have to attend these functions or we’re going to lose them. It’s as simple as that.
Hey, it’s a great night out. Better yet, patronize your local restaurants, either before the performance or after.
Diane Szeliga Janus, North Tonawanda
Illegal workers are hurting America
I have been very disappointed in the Bush Administration for not caring for the American people and giving illegal workers more importance.
Bush does not think any further forward than the end of his nose.
By letting illegal workers into our country, it takes money out of the working class — the backbone of our nation. The people must be transported out of our country and returned to their own.
They have to go through the proper channels to come to this country and obtain jobs. We are detaining more and more illegal workers ever since Bush has taken office. In his own words he stated that he would employ illegal Mexican people over American people. This type of program lowers the American’s way of life by putting us out of work and hurts our nation’s family values.
If these people are illegal to start with, how is a temporary worker’s program going to stop more and more from coming in?
If these illegal workers are given temporary working papers, who is to say that they might be terrorists instead?
I hope the Senate does not go along with Bush on illegal workers program.
Timothy Mielke, Niagara Falls
Don’t let a great night at the Riv pass you by
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