Niagara Falls News

From the Buffalo News: Millions of viewers worldwide today tuned in for a show that was shot in Niagara Falls State Park. Univision Network’s international morning show, “Despierta America Live,” telecasted segments of its show from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the Prospect Point Observation Deck in the park.

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Graham Wing on August 20th, 2014

From the Niagara Falls Review: John Kinney’s hopes for a liquor licence to get his dinner cruises underway on this side of the Niagara River have been dashed. He was counting on complaints from residents being thrown out at a preheating held last week, but instead, an October date has been set for a hearing […]

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Graham Wing on August 20th, 2014

From CBC News: An animal rights group says the killer whale at Marineland appears to be sick, but officials insist that Kiska, a mainstay of the Niagara Falls, Ont., water park for many years, is in good health. Orca United recently sent CBC News photos which it says show signs of a troubling condition known […]

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Graham Wing on August 19th, 2014

From the Niagara Falls Review: After 10 years, the Winter Festival of Lights and its general manager Dino Fazio have parted ways. Fazio confirmed in an e-mail to the media Wednesday that he has left the long-running festival to pursue “personal projects.” He had been on a leave of absence “for awhile,” according to festival […]

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Graham Wing on August 19th, 2014

From the St Catharines Standard: It’s a sure sign of summer for Niagara’s emergency workers. Calls for high-angle rescues of hikers or tourists come in just about every week. There were two in one day in St. Catharines during a recent weekend. Some are mundane — a lost hiker who needs some direction and help […]

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Graham Wing on August 13th, 2014

From the Globe and Mail: The Daredevil is a thrill ride boat designed to take the plunge over Niagara Falls with eight people on board. A drag anchor chute would slow it down, and safety features would include shock-absorbing bumpers. No thank you!

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From Time Warner Cable News (includes video): Officials said Monday that the Wonder Falls project, the planned transformation the former Rainbow Centre Mall in Niagara Falls into a resort and tourist desination, could be the start of a new era for the city. Wonder Falls will include a 15-story hotel, an indoor waterpark, retail, restaurants, […]

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Graham Wing on August 12th, 2014

From the Niagara Falls Review: A small electrical blaze on Sunday led to the closure of nearly an entire block of attractions on Clifton Hill Monday. Brick City, The Haunted House, Bronto’s Playland and The Fun House, along with a gift shop, were all closed from water damage after firefighters put out a minor fire […]

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Graham Wing on August 12th, 2014

From the Buffalo News: A 60-ton stone chimney, all that remains of a French-built fort near Niagara Falls, is to be moved to a new home this summer, with $200,000 in Niagara River Greenway funding paying for the project. The Host Communities Standing Committee, which holds the purse strings for Greenway funds in Niagara County, […]

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Graham Wing on August 12th, 2014

From the Niagara Falls Review: Emergency personnel responded to a report of smoke and flames coming from the Haunted House building on Clifton Hill in Niagara Falls Sunday at around 12:30 p.m.

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