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Graham on March 24th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: As recently reported in the Review, a massive redevelopment is underway on the south side of Clifton Hill between Queen Victoria Park and Victoria Avenue. The property, a very popular entertainment and dining area on the Street of Fun, is owned by HOCO Ltd. As the company’s president Harry Oakes […]

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Graham on March 18th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: Police and fire officials are investigating an early morning fire that destroyed part of the Jungle Putt and Freddie’s Ice Cream property on Lundy’s Lane in Niagara Falls. Niagara Falls Fire Chief Lee Smith said they received a call at around 5 a.m. and about 25 firefighters responded to the […]

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Graham on March 17th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: City and tourism officials remain hopeful the Ministry of Transportation will do everything possible to mitigate the impact a proposed road and bridge project along Highway 420 will have on visitors this spring. “We don’t want to give people from the GTA any reason to avoid Niagara Falls, and long […]

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From the Buffalo News: Niagara Falls businesses are speaking out against a planned Seneca Gas Station on sovereign territory near the Seneca Niagara Casino. The Niagara USA Chamber issued a release on Monday saying it cannot support the Seneca Nation’s plan to open a 24–bay gas station on sovereign land within the City of Niagara […]

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From the Niagara Falls Review: James Hardy has a special place in the history of Niagara Falls. He was the final official participant in a 19th century phenomenon often referred to as the great age of Niagara tightrope artists — something that captured much of the world’s attention. That “age” began in 1859 when the […]

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From the Niagara Falls Review: Niagara Falls continues to “move the ball forward” when it comes to growing the local economy and providing more opportunities for its residents and visitors, says Mayor Jim Diodati. “Our roots are firmly planted in the fundamentals of this city and making progress on our initiatives,” Diodati told a sold-out […]

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Graham on March 8th, 2016

From Niagara This Week: Wayne Gates is calling on the province to commit to a timeline to extend GO Train service to Niagara. “The inclusion of GO to Niagara in the 2016 Budget was a positive step forward and highlights the hard work done by local mayors, councillors, and our Regional Chair,” the Niagara Falls […]

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Graham on March 3rd, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: Construction continues at the site of the former Comfort Inn on Clifton Hill in Niagara Falls on Feb. 26, 2016. Four-acres of property is being redeveloped as part of a multi-plan expansion for HOCO Limited entertainment facilities on Clifton Hill.

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Graham on February 22nd, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: Niagara Falls and Niagara Region should put a moratorium on development charges for new hotels in the Honeymoon Capital, says Wayne Thomson. The veteran city councillor said the time is right for the municipality and Region to take advantage of Americans flooding back to Niagara Falls thanks in large part […]

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