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Niagara Falls, a US and Canadian jewel

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From the Stillwater New Press:

Spectacular Niagra Falls is a case study on international cooperation and agreement between two nations.

Of course, those two countries are Canada, and our good ol’ U.S. of A.

As the mighty Niagra River flows from the Great Lakes of Erie to Ontario, the incredible falls are created. The title Niagra Falls is actually a collective name for three separate waterfalls in the same general area. American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls are both located in New York state on the U.S. side, while massive Horseshoe Falls is located almost entirely in the Canadian province of Ontario. Even with two huge countries involved, both governments have interacted with each other on excellent terms over many, many years, and there is no reason to believe this mutual cooperation will not continue well into the future.

A mindful run along Niagara Falls

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From Running Magazine:

Recently I was in Niagara Falls, Ont. for several days and reveled in the opportunity to run alongside the iconic waterfall. It’s truly an invigorating experience to be in the presence of such a natural wonder. Read More…

Niagara Falls prepares for Canada’s 150th birthday

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From CHCH TV:

To mark Canada’s 150 birthday on July 1st, the city of Niagara Falls will host 150 different events throughout the year. The city expects this year’s tourism season to be one of their best, but the challenge is to keep visitors here longer. Read More…

Deluca: Feel better at the falls

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From the Niagara Gazette:

I had forgotten about the negative ions.

I only remembered them when I wrote a story about the new yoga studio on Third Street. The owner, Craig Avery, told me he named his studio ION in honor of the negative ions that are emitted by our giant waterfalls, which are supposed to make people feel better in a lot of ways. Read More…

Zombies, go-carts aiding growth of Clifton Hill in Niagara Falls, Ontario

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From Buffalo Business First:

Niagara Speedway will take go-cart riders up and down four stories to ground-level course. The five-minute ride is expected to be ready by July

NIAGARA DISCOVERIES: ‘A. Lincoln and Family’ visited Niagara Falls

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From the Lockport Journal:

Today is the 152nd anniversary of the death of Abraham Lincoln. We know that our 16th president visited the Niagara Frontier at least twice, and possibly three times, before he took his first oath of office in March, 1861. Read More…

Just say Yes: Hall of Famers headed to Niagara Falls

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From the Buffalo News:

Days after being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, members of the legendary progressive rock enclave Yes have announced a date at the Seneca Niagara Casino.

Though the group performed at the UB Center for the Arts last fall beneath the moniker Anderson Rabin & Wakeman, when Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman come back to the area on Oct. 7, they will be trading beneath the banner “Yes featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman.”

Looming casino revenue loss could hit Niagara Falls hard

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From WIVB Channel 4 in Buffalo:

“If we spend it now and it’s not there and this thing lasts for quite some time it can cause a lot of problems,” said Andrew Touma, Niagara Falls City Councilman.

Touma is calling for a 90-day moratorium on casino revenue spending following the Seneca Nation’s announcement to discontinue payments to the state.

“We collect about $16 million a year and of that money around $11 or $12 million per year is used in the general budget. Just to cover expenses in the general budget and then we use other monies for capital projects,” said Touma.

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