Niagara Falls News

Graham on January 29th, 2016

From Niagara This Week: The last time Henry Winkler visited Niagara Falls, he was all business, speaking out to raise awareness on mental health issues in 2012. Winkler was the keynote speaker as a Pathstone Foundation Hope Award Gala to help raise funds for the Niagara organization that looks to provide mental health services and […]

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I know I posted about this yesterday, but this article has more details. From the National Post: New York officials are considering temporarily turning some of Niagara Falls into a trickle. Plans to replace two 115-year-old pedestrian bridges could involve shutting down the water flowing over one section of the falls by building a temporary […]

Continue reading about For the first time since 1969, U.S. may shut down and ‘dewater’ its side of Niagara Falls

Graham on January 28th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: The first in what is expected to be a multi-phase revitalization along Victoria Avenue has been approved by city council. The city will contribute $2.9 million towards the $3.5-million phase, while the Victoria Centre BIA will contribute up to $600,000, conditional on a spring 2016 start. In 2014, the BIA […]

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Graham on January 27th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: Niagara Falls will be a highlighted location on The Weather Channel’s upcoming It’s Amazing Out There winter tour. The two-day tour is all about discovering the “beauty and amazement” winter brings throughout North America. Meteorologists and officials from the Atlanta-based channel are scheduled to visit attractions such as Journey Behind […]

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From the Niagara Falls Review: A new video released by international non-profit group Last Chance for Animals exposes “inhumane treatment” of beluga whales at the park, according to a group spokesman. The five-minute clip is comprised of hidden-camera footage shot over five months by an LCA investigator hired as a Marineland summer employee last year. […]

Continue reading about Hidden camera footage sparks angry response from Marineland

From Niagara This Week: Despite some moodiness from Mother Nature, the annual Museums Dollar Day for Cystic Fibrosis was “a smashing success”, according to organizer Nancy Clayton. “It took a few years off my life, worrying about the weather,” Clayton said with a laugh. What started out as a rainy day with a few breaks […]

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Graham on January 27th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: Marineland says rumours that its lone killer whale died over the weekend was part of an “orchestrated” attack by animal rights activists. Without naming the group or individuals that started them, Marineland says “false allegations” were posted that Kiska – the only captive orca in Canada – had died. It […]

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Graham on January 27th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: The possibility of the American Falls going dry for the first time in 47 years isn’t a concern to the Niagara Parks Commission. In fact, it may create a tourism boom. “I think it would have a positive impact,” says Parks chairwoman Janice Thomson, reacting to reports the New York […]

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Graham on January 6th, 2016

From Niagara Falls Review: With Queen Victoria Park filling up and fireworks about to go off, Alan Doyle took a moment to soak it all in New Year’s Eve. The former Great Big Sea singer was making his fourth appearance at the annual concert, and it’s among his favourite gigs. “I always think of Niagara […]

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Graham on January 6th, 2016

From Niagara Falls Review: When October and November are “banner months” for a prime tourist attraction — and not the typical July and August — you know you’ve had a good year. “We’ve enjoyed a very solid year. The fall season has been especially good, with October and November being banner months for us,” said […]

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