Niagara Falls News

Graham on August 25th, 2016

From Niagara This Week: Wayne Thompson got a first-hand look Sunday at delays being experienced by motorists crossing into Canada at the Rainbow Bridge. “They were lined up for two, three blocks back on both sides,” Thomson said. “It was unbelievable.” While it took him just 20 minutes to cross into Niagara Falls, N.Y., he […]

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From Niagara at Large: Niagara, Ontario documentary filmmakers Jon Lepp and Stacey Koudys are working on a documentary they are at least tentatively calling ‘The Paradise Project’ about the growing citizens battle to save hundreds of acres of forest, savannah and wetlands known as the Thundering Waters Forest in Niagara Falls. Here is a quick […]

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From Niagara This Week: Phil Demers was disheartened when he was sent a video of Zeus, one of Marineland’s walruses last week. “He’s lost hundreds of pounds,” Demers said. “He should weigh up to 3,000 pounds. I’d be shocked if he weighed 1,000.” In the video in question, Zeus can be seen in what has […]

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From Niagara This Week: Niagara Regional Police have arrested three people from Toronto who allegedly passed counterfeit U.S. currency in the Clifton Hill area of Niagara Falls. On Monday, Aug. 15, police were called to Clifton Hill for a report of a man passing off a counterfeit U.S. $50 bill. The lone suspect was found […]

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Graham on August 19th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: It’s not just the traditional tourism powerhouses in Niagara Falls that are experiencing a banner summer season. The smaller mom and pop motels along Lundy’s Lane are also reaping the benefits of a strong U.S. dollar and a weaker Canadian loonie. “This year we’re seeing at least a 15 to […]

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Graham on August 19th, 2016

From CBS News: Niagara Falls is the latest natural wonder to add a zip line, offering honeymooners and everyone else the chance to take an adrenaline-pumping plunge toward churning mist at speeds topping 40 mph. The elevated cable rides have evolved from a novel way to explore jungle canopies to almost necessary additions to lure […]

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From HospitalityNet: As we find ourselves in this precarious era of global travel and tourism, there is a sense that U.S. summer vacationers are staying just a bit closer to home in 2016. Canada has proven appealing for those who seek a travel experience while still remaining near. Thanks to the f traveling back and […]

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Graham on August 18th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: Luxury units that are part of a $100-million condominium project to be built surrounding the Thundering Waters Golf Course in Niagara Falls are selling fast. In just a month-and-a-half, 60 of the 150 units that range from $283,900 to $1.9 million have been scooped up, said Mark Primerano, a realtor […]

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Graham on August 17th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: The city is looking at how the Fallsview and Victoria Centre districts could be better connected in the future. “We’re looking at traffic improvements and how we can make turning movements at the intersection of Ferry Street and Fallsview (Boulevard) safer for pedestrians to cross, and also to make the […]

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Graham on August 17th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: The Niagara Parks Commission plans to announce a new general manager in a “few weeks,” says chairwoman Janice Thomson. “We’re currently in the interview process. I believe we’re just a few weeks away from having our new GM announced. The start date will depend on variables,” she said. Current GM […]

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