‘Really lovely weather’ this fall

From the Niagara Falls Review: Mother Nature should provide plenty of opportunities for those who enjoy taking in the fall colours this upcoming season, says a meteorologist with the Weather Network. “We’ll be able to take advantage of some really nice weather for doing those sort of activities,” said Nadine Powell. “I think that everyone…

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Reshaping Niagara’s scenic parkway

From the Niagara Gazette: For many years it served as a battleground of sorts in an at-times bitter community conversation about the value of the roadway. Today, the parkway formerly known as Robert Moses has been renamed the Niagara Scenic Parkway and substantial portions on both the north and south ends have either been slated…

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The history of Chippawa

From the Niagara Falls Review: History came alive Sunday as Sherman Zavitz, the city’s official historian, hosted a walking tour of Chippawa. Before a crowd of 80 people, Zavitz said the area was first mentioned 339 years ago, even before there was a town. On Dec. 7, 1678, Louis Hennepin, a missionary and explorer, became…

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