New Year’s concert still alive, but no TV for 3rd year

From the Niagara Falls Review: For a third straight year, the New Year’s Eve concert in Niagara Falls won’t be televised. Nor, as originally hoped, will it be live streamed. But with this year’s line-up likely announced within a couple of weeks, Mayor Jim Diodati hints changes are coming to the annual show. “Next year’s…

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‘It was a never-ending sea of people’

From Niagara This Week (includes photo and video): The city needs to do better after an estimated 80,000 people choked off travel in the city on Canada Day, Mayor Jim Diodati says. “We never had a transportation plan like we do for New Year’s Eve or did for the Wallenda walk,” he said after the…

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Niagara Falls receives funds for annual New Year’s Eve show

From Niagara This Week: The city has secured funding from the province to help with the costs associated with the annual New Year’s Eve concert in Queen Victoria Park. Earlier this year, staff submitted a funding request to the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport’s Celebrate Ontario program and was approved. The city will receive…

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