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    CITY DESK: Bullish on the Falls

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    From the Niagara Gazette:

    If you are down on Niagara Falls, USA, then Frank Strangio’s not your guy.

    Ever the optimist, the local hotelier has been one of the city’s biggest boosters for years, both as a private business owner and as a former chairman of the county tourism agency, formerly known as the Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp. and now known as Destination Niagara USA.

    It seems like whenever I run into Frank he’s working.

    Consultant hired to study feasibility of events center in Niagara Falls

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    From the Buffalo News:

    A Minneapolis consulting firm, Conventions, Sports & Leisure International, has been hired to study the feasibility of a sports and events facility for the City of Niagara Falls.

    The consultant has been directed to deliver the report by Oct. 1, according to Samuel M. Ferraro, Niagara County economic development commissioner. The $113,000 cost will be split equally among the county, city and state.

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