Niagara Falls News

Graham on May 29th, 2014

I’m not sure how they got in this, but this article on Yahoo! Finance mentions the Four Points by Sheraton Niagara Falls Fallsview as a top travel deal on Groupon: And, finally, the best for last — honey moon destination Niagara Falls, for 68% off. Four Points by Sheraton Niagara Falls Fallsview in Niagara Falls, Ont. […]

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From the Niagara Gazette: A 22-year-old Niagara Falls man was pulled from the Niagara Gorge Wednesday night after he was found under the Rainbow Bridge. About 8:15 p.m., members of the Niagara Parks Police Service, Niagara Regional Police Service, Canadian Border Services Agency, Niagara Emergency Medical Services and the Niagara Falls Fire Department respond to […]

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From a CNW Group press release seen on Yahoo! Canada Finance: Yesterday Marineland welcomed the first regular surprise inspection by the new Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) zoo inspectors, as part of the new framework for monitoring of animal care developed with the Government of Ontario, the OSPCA and Canada’s […]

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Graham on May 28th, 2014

From Now Toronto: Several hundred animal rights and liberation activists marched five kilometres through the streets of Niagara Falls to the gates of Marineland for opening day demanding the release of the park’s captive wildlife. John Holer, the park’s owner, was onsite but did not address the crowd directly.

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Graham on May 23rd, 2014

From Niagara This Week: In the words of director Lee Siegel, he’s taken some sterling silver and gave it some polish. Siegel was describing some changes that were being made to the venerable Oh Canada, Eh? Dinner Show, which is about to embark on its 20th season. “The iconic characters will still be there — […]

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Graham on May 23rd, 2014

From Niagara This Week: Not wanting to stick ratepayers with a potential $62 increase on their tax bills, councillors decided Tuesday to take a $2.9-million shortfall in revenues by taking the money from the City’s OLG reserve fund. The shortfall came about after the Region reversed its tax policy to create a separate primarily for […]

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Graham on May 22nd, 2014

From the Niagara Gazette: The state of New York will spend $9 million on a pair of restoration projects at Niagara Falls State Park. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office announced Tuesday the approval by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Niagara River Greenway Fund Standing Committee of $3.83 million for restoration […]

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From the Buffalo News: A proposal to put on a free outdoor concert in downtown Niagara Falls this summer was shot down by city lawmakers on Monday night. Mayor Paul A. Dyster’s administration pitched a concert for Old Falls Street, but concern about the $40,000 cost to the city generated concern among some members of […]

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