New York State Parks marks use of bird-friendly glass

From the Bristol Herald Courier: The Observation Tower at Niagara Falls State Park is a popular spot for bird watching. Now it’s better for the birds, too. On Monday, New York state parks officials will recognize a college professor whose work led to the installation of bird-friendly glass in the tower.

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“Disney-style amusement parks open in Canada” – June 25, 1979

The other day I came across a Google News archived/scanned story from the Star-Phoenix out of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. It was from 1979, when Maple Leaf Village was opening. The move to large amusement parks took visible form in the last week when Maple Leaf Village – Canada’s newest – opened in Niagara Falls, Ont., better…

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Niagara Falls Photo Wins Bing Hometown Homepage Photo Contest

From Search Engine Land: After asking users to submit photos of their hometown back in August, Bing announced today Prasad Karkera’s photo of the Niagara Falls has won its Hometown Homepage Photo Contest. Karkera’s photo was one of ten selected by Bing and then voted on via a public vote by Bing users. Taken from…

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Protesters risk lives to hang banner at falls

From the Niagara Falls Review: Two men and a woman climbed onto the observation tower at the Niagara Falls State Park early Tuesday and rappelled 300 feet to unfurl a giant banner protesting what they call dirty oil being imported to the U. S. from Canada. The trio, whose efforts were broadcast online moments after…

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