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Editorial: Niagara Falls has to seize the moment

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From the Buffalo News:

Lockport’s good news is a reminder of what Niagara Falls should be doing and isn’t. At least, not enough of it. It’s crazy that both Lockport and Niagara Falls, Ont., are able to move ahead on tourism development, but that on this bank of the international river, things can’t seem to happen very quickly.

Clark Rigging Plays its Part in the Historic Wallenda Walk

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From Construction Equipment Guide:

It was a unique event gaining worldwide attention, yet it began in the ordinary way with a visit from a potential customer.

However, this particular client was planning an extraordinary event.

Steve Clark, vice president of Clark Rigging & Rental Corporation of Lockport, N.Y., recalled one day that Nik Wallenda of the famous Flying Wallenda aerialist family “walked into our office and said ‘I’m going to walk a wire over Niagara Falls’.”

“Being prudent and cautious managers that we are, we scratched our heads and thought ‘OK, good luck!’” Clark said.

WOLCOTT: Clinking Canadian coin cache

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From the Lockport Union-Sun & Journal:

Let’s say you have 30 cents in change. There are only two coins, but one of them is not a quarter. What are the coins?

It took a bit of time for me to catch on to my great nephew’s puzzler. Now I’m wondering what to do with my Canadian coins, a quarter and a nickel.

One night this week, I walked over the Rainbow Bridge to Canada.

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