Niagara Falls Events

Graham Wing on April 24th, 2014

From Niagara This Week: More than 500 participants huffed and puffed, climbing to the top of the Skylon Tower, all to raise money for the fight against children’s cancer. All conquered the 660 steps to the top of the iconic tower overlooking the Horseshoe and American falls — some more than once — and raised […]

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Graham Wing on April 23rd, 2014

From the Welland Tribune: There was plenty to cheer about in Niagara Falls on the weekend – not only inside the Scotiabank Convention Centre during the Canadian National Cheer & Dance Championships – but across the city where restaurants and hotels were booked to capacity. “We had over 86 athletes with our five teams and […]

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Graham Wing on April 11th, 2014

From Niagara This Week: Although the lights have been dimmed on the 2013-14 Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights, one final one was shone on volunteers who helped out with the annual illumination event. WFOL honoured its volunteers at a recent recognition dinner at the Greg Frewin Theatre, which also included the presentation of […]

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Graham Wing on April 8th, 2014

I know it’s old, but I still wanted to include it… From Bullet News Niagara: In partnership with Niagara Falls Tourism, Niagara College’s Event Management program is excited to announce that Jet Black and Dave Schram, hilarious duo from Amazing Race Canada, will be hosting Solving Niagara April 5. The Amazing-Race-style event is a fundraiser […]

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Graham Wing on April 3rd, 2014

From Niagara This Week: A lot of ink has been spilled on the life and times of Pete Rose. Countless baseball books, news stories and feature stories have been written on him across decades: the controversy, the lifetime suspension, the negativity. And yet, through it all, ‘Charlie Hustle’ remains a fan who loves to talk […]

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Graham Wing on February 12th, 2014

From Niagara This Week: While illusionist Greg Frewin was wowing audiences with his now-you-see-it, now-you-don’t talent, staff from his namesake theatre were performing a little magic of their own. Over eight nights between Jan. 13 and 23, a series of industry nights were held at the Ellen Street theatre, attendees from a wide range of […]

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Graham Wing on February 10th, 2014

From the Buffalo News: The Lewiston Arts Council has chosen local poet and retired college English professor E.R. Baxter III to launch its new poetry/music series beginning at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 in the Lewiston Opera Hall, 732 Center St. Eva Nicklas, the council’s artistic director, said, “I loved his book, ‘Niagara Digressions,’ and look […]

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Graham Wing on January 20th, 2014

From Niagara This Week: True to the name, charities did reap from an annual fundraiser that allows Niagara residents to take advantage of cut rate hotel rooms in Niagara Falls. Niagara Falls Mayor Jim Diodati was busy Tuesday, handing out cheques to 18 different organizations who all shared in the $131,075 raised by 2013′s 10th […]

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Graham Wing on January 16th, 2014

From the St Catharines Standard: Most times, Bob and Kevin meet up at a bar. Over a beer with a hockey game on. But there they were Sunday, fist-bumping next to a Statue of Liberty made out of toothpicks. For one day a year it’s the place where locals meet. The one place they avoid […]

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Graham Wing on January 10th, 2014

From the Niagara Falls Review: …Canadian researchers are viewed as leaders in the global effort to find a cure or control for CF. Th at effort, however, takes dollars …lots of dollars. “Research is our answer,” said Nancy Clayton, vice-president of the Niagara chapter of Cystic Fibrosis Canada. The largest local fundraiser to support CF […]

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