Niagara Gazette — •••
Plain & Simple: Some people don't know their east from their west.
That was clear from a recent column about business closings (e.g. Brennan's Irish Pub closed indefinitely) in the short block on the east side of Main Street, Youngstown. Ashker's Cafe is closed until March 1. Meanwhile, at The Village Diner on the west side, it's business as usual. "Some people wondered if we're still in business," a waitress said.
OVERHEARD: "If (New Jersey) Gov. Chris Christie is forced out of office, the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission should hire him as a consultant. After all, imagine having a guy on the staff who can predict traffic jams at the border four days ahead of time" — a customer at Syros Restaurant, Lewiston.Contact Reporter Don Glynn at 282-2311, ext. 2246.