Niagara Falls News

Graham on July 21st, 2016

From Niagara This Week: The natural wonder that is Niagara Falls has been viewed from about just about every angle and every way, but a B.C. company has found one more way to experience the falls. “The common denominators is that it’s exhilarating,” said WildPlay Niagara general manager Rich Merlino. The MistRider Zipline to the […]

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Graham on July 19th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: After withdrawing its concerns about Niagara Parks Commission’s new zipline last year, Preserve Our Parks is having “second thoughts” now that it’s up and running. Group spokesman James Bannister says members will meet July 26 to discuss concerns about the attraction, which opened to the public last Friday. Bannister says […]

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Graham on July 18th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: Friday was the beginning of a new adventure at Niagara Falls. The new Wildplay MistRider Zipline attraction had a soft opening Friday in advance of their Wednesday grand opening. I headed down to Clifton Hill to have my own turn on the zipline, located near Hornblower cruises. I electronically paid […]

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Graham on July 15th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: A group of 18 passengers were stuck in an elevator for about two hours after it malfunctioned at the Skylon Tower Wednesday night. Niagara Falls Fire Chief Jim Boutilier said firefighters were called to the Robinson Street business at around 8:30 p.m. Working with elevator technicians and the Skylon’s maintenance […]

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Graham on July 13th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: Adrenaline junkies won’t have to wait much longer before they get to experience Niagara’s newest attraction — Wildplay’s MistRider ZipLine to the Falls. It opens to the public July 15, but staff have already been testing the four high-speed, side-by-side lines that descend a distance of 670 metres (2,200 feet) […]

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From Niagara This Week: The long-delayed Canadian Motor Speedway appears to have hit yet another snag on the road to development, but those behind the project remain tight-lipped about any further setbacks. Three key properties which must be purchased before a building permit can be issued remain out of the hands of the developers, and […]

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I drive past this hotel every morning and every afternoon as I go to/from work! Some of the hotels on those back streets are kind of “sketchy”. From Niagara This Week: Police have arrested a 43-year-old Niagara Falls man after unknown chemicals were discovered in a Niagara Falls motel room Monday evening. The discovery led […]

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From WIVB Channel 4 in Buffalo: “We’re going to make this place a better place,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said while visiting Niagara Falls Thursday. Cuomo, and those who spoke before him, touched on a number of topics involving the improvement of the city through his $1 billion NY Parks 2020 program. The most significant change […]

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Graham on July 1st, 2016

From Niagara This Week: Niagara Parks Police say emergency responders rescued a 71-year-old man from Germany who felll and injured himself while hiking in Niagara Gorge. At around 2:45 p.m., parks police, Niagara Falls firefighters and paramedics were called to the gorge in the area between Niagara Glen and Thompson’s Point. The man had been […]

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From Niagara This Week: No body has been found after authorities from both sides of the border responded to a situation where several witnesses said someone had fallen over the Horseshoe Falls. “These are tough situations,” Niagara Parks Police Insp. Paul Forcier said. “At this point we don’t have a lot to go on.”

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