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    Niagara Falls gearing up for 125th anniversary

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    From the Niagara Gazette:

    The city of Niagara Falls is gearing up for a special anniversary party.

    City officials announced the creation of a new committee on Wednesday that will lead the local effort to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Niagara Falls, USA.

    The city was formally incorporated on March 17, 1892, meaning the city’s quasquicentennial will be arriving on March 17.

    Everyone’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day — almost

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    I missed this earlier in the week. Apparently St Patrick’s Day marks the anniversary of the creation of the City of Niagara Falls, New York…

    From the Tonawanda News:

    It’s the day when nearly everyone is Irish but there’s more than just St. Patrick to celebrate here on Sunday.

    In addition to paying tribute to the patron of the Emerald Isle, it’s the anniversary of the City of Niagara Falls, chartered by New York state on March 17, 1892.

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