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    Wish fulfilled

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    From The Commercial Appeal (in Memphis, Tennessee):

    Willie Mae Irving of Collierville enjoyed a trip to Niagara Falls in New York thanks to the Collierville-based Forever Young Senior Wish Organization.

    Irving’s lifelong dream to visit this spectacular sight was granted this summer. She was accompanied by her daughter, Betty Ethridge of Collierville, her granddaughter, Shauna Ethridge, and her great-granddaughter, Raechuhl Jones.

    Irving, who is 104 years old, said, “Niagara Falls was better than I ever dreamed. We went back at night and it was so beautiful. Thank you for this wonderful gift.”

    Park poised for 125th anniversary

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    From the Buffalo News:

    Dignitaries from around the nation and Canada came to Niagara Falls in 1885 to be a part of history when the governor of New York accepted the Niagara Reservation as a state park.

    Organizers hope marching units will come from far and wide to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the park with a parade July 17.

    World-renowned Bodies Exhibition comes to Niagara Falls at Niagara Exhibition Centre – Exhibition opens in Niagara Falls May 28 – Tickets on sale today!

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    From a CNW press release:

    Premier Exhibitions, Inc. in collaboration with Serge Grimaux and Niagara Theatre & Entertainment are proud to present BODIES…THE EXHIBITION, An Exhibition of Real Human Bodies at Niagara Exhibition Centre located at Stanley Ave & Highway 420. This scientific exhibition displays whole and partial body specimens that have been meticulously dissected and preserved through an innovative process. It will open on May 28 and will be presented in Niagara Falls until September 6.

    To date, more than 15 million visitors in New York, Las Vegas, Washington, London, São Paulo, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Vienna and Prague have been astounded by this remarkable exhibition, which helps us better understand the amazing machine that is the human body.

    Outdoor Summer Concerts Returning to Hard Rock Cafe in Niagara Falls, NY

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    From WGRZ Channel 2 in Buffalo:

    Outdoor concerts are coming back to Niagara Falls, New York this summer.

    The city council has voted to use $180,000 in revenue from the Seneca Niagara Casino to host six free concerts.

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