Niagara Falls News

Graham on March 22nd, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: You ask… We answer. Q: In Niagara Falls on Clifton Hill once stood the Adventure Dome. I was wondering what was going to be built there? It’s been vacant for a few months now since the demolition. I have lived in Niagara Falls for 31 years and it was a […]

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Graham on March 18th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: Police and fire officials are investigating an early morning fire that destroyed part of the Jungle Putt and Freddie’s Ice Cream property on Lundy’s Lane in Niagara Falls. Niagara Falls Fire Chief Lee Smith said they received a call at around 5 a.m. and about 25 firefighters responded to the […]

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Graham on March 17th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: Jeff Gordon’s final career winning stock car made a pit stop in Fort Erie this week. Following the Motorama Custom Car and Motorsport Expo held from March 11 to 14 in Toronto, the Hendrick Motorsports transporter, carrying Gordon’s 2015 #24 AARP Member Advantages Chevy SS NASCAR Sprint Cup stock car […]

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Graham on March 17th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: City and tourism officials remain hopeful the Ministry of Transportation will do everything possible to mitigate the impact a proposed road and bridge project along Highway 420 will have on visitors this spring. “We don’t want to give people from the GTA any reason to avoid Niagara Falls, and long […]

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From the Buffalo News: Niagara Falls businesses are speaking out against a planned Seneca Gas Station on sovereign territory near the Seneca Niagara Casino. The Niagara USA Chamber issued a release on Monday saying it cannot support the Seneca Nation’s plan to open a 24–bay gas station on sovereign land within the City of Niagara […]

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Graham on March 11th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: The removal of the Niagara River Ice Boom is well underway. Personnel from the New York Power Authority began opening the boom’s 22 spans on Tuesday. As a result of the mild weather conditions this winter season, a significant amount of ice cover on Lake Erie never materialized, making conditions […]

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Graham on March 11th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: This past season provided a “perfect recipe” for the Winter Festival of Lights to “really shine,” says program director Tina Myers. “Fabulous” weather, a favourable U.S. currency exchange and the investment of $2 million into lighting, infrastructure and new technology ensured the festival “kicked butt” in 2015-16, she said. The […]

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Graham on March 10th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: Niagara Falls Mayor Jim Diodati wants to avoid last year’s mess with the New Year’s Eve show, but once again “the challenge is money.” He needs to convince the city’s tourism partners to help pay about $2 million to get the concert back on a national broadcaster, which is much […]

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Graham on March 9th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: A massive redevelopment project on Clifton Hill that includes what’s described as “go-carts on steroids” is well underway. “Right now we’re working on the Ripley’s and Kelsey’s building, which is right on the frontage of Clifton Hill, so that’s about 25,000 square feet,” said Harry Oakes, president of HOCO Limited. […]

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From the Niagara Falls Review: Niagara Falls continues to “move the ball forward” when it comes to growing the local economy and providing more opportunities for its residents and visitors, says Mayor Jim Diodati. “Our roots are firmly planted in the fundamentals of this city and making progress on our initiatives,” Diodati told a sold-out […]

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