Chewbacca actor roars into Niagara Falls Comic Con

From the Buffalo News: Few people could have predicted how massive the “Star Wars” phenomenon would become when it was released 40 years ago. It certainly boosted the profile of Peter Mayhew, the 7’3” English actor who played the iconic Chewbacca in the space adventure series. Mayhew will be one of the featured guests at…

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Niagara Falls approves $35,000 for Erendira Wallenda stunt

From WIVB Channel 4 in Buffalo: The Niagara Falls Common Council approved $35,000 for a June 15 stunt over Niagara Falls that will feature the wife of famed Niagara Falls tightrope-walker Nik Wallenda. Erendira Wallenda, an acrobat, plans to dangle by her teeth from a helicopter over the falls on June 15, the five-year anniversary…

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Special events prompt Niagara Falls road closures

From Niagara This Week: A half-marathon and television taping will result in a number of road closures along the Niagara Parkway and Clifton Hill over the next week. Following are closures and lane reductions that are scheduled:… Niagara Falls Women’s Half Marathon — Sunday, June 4 Live with Kelly & Ryan Television Broadcast WEGO Service…

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