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Frank & Scott Layden Among 8 to be Inducted Into NF Sports HOF

NF Sports HOF

Frank Layden, former coach of Niagara University and the Utah Jazz along with son Scott, now GM of the Minnesota Timberwolves, will be among the eight to be inducted into the Niagara Falls Sports Hall Of Fame On Saturday October 21st. Joining the Laydens in the 2017 class will be Dom Colucci, Mark Gabriele, John […]

Town of Niagara Dedicates “Joe Rotella Way”

Joe Rotella Way

Town of Niagara Supervisor Lee Wallace and the Town Board dedicated the road leading into Veteran’s Memorial Community Park as “Joe Rotella Way” Monday night in a ceremony held before the Town’s weekly Music Mania Mondays free concert. The Town’s “Pocket Parks” were also re-dedicated, complete with new signage. “The Town Board has made the […]

2017 Niagara County Peach Festival “TASTE OFF” September 9th

Peach Taste Off

The Niagara County Peach Festival “Taste Off” recipe contest will be held on Saturday September 9th at 4 PM on the stage at Academy Park in Lewiston. The 2017 “Taste Off” is sponsored by the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, Niagara Gazette and Niagara Frontier Publications. This year there will be three divisions for entries which […]

“Cruisin’ at the Vet” Friday June 2nd At Veteran’s Memorial Community Park

Cruisin' at the Vet

Town of Niagara Supervisor Lee Wallace has announced that the new “Cruisin’ at the Vet” classic car show will begin this Friday, June 2nd at the Town of Niagara Veteran’s Memorial Community Park and run for fifteen consecutive Fridays till September 8th. “With the success we had with our American Graffiti classic car show last […]

Town of Niagara’s “Trash to Treasure” to Feature Live Music & Food Trucks

Town of Niagara

The Town of Niagara will hold a “Trash to Treasure” event Sunday, May 28th from 7:00 AM to 3 PM at Veteran’s Memorial Community Park located at 7000 Lockport Road in the Town. The inaugural event will feature the legendary Niagara Falls band “Penelope” and multiple food trucks for the visitors and patrons as well […]

Town of Niagara Announces 2017 Music Mania Mondays Concert Schedule

Music Mania Monday

For Immediate Release          Town of Niagara Supervisor Lee Wallace has announced the 2017 concert schedule for the Music Mania Mondays events. “This will be the most ambitious lineup of both national and regional entertainment to play at our summer concerts series,” said Wallace. “Each Monday night beginning June 12th we will have a local band […]

Oakwood Cemetery Tour Guide Training in April

If you have a passion for local history, here is your chance to shine!  Oakwood is offering an opportunity to a limited number of volunteer Docent Guides.  Authentic Niagara History is goal!  Training will begin in early April for our tours to run throughout the summer. inOakwood is now a stop on the Discover Niagara […]

“Festival of Lights” a Part of Niagara Since 1980

Festival of Lights

Niagara Falls has been celebrating a “Festival of Lights” in one form or another on both sides of the border since 1980. Celebrating the holiday season by illuminating the downtown area or other parts of the city first started in Niagara Falls, New York in 1980. Niagara Falls, Ontario then started their own festival in […]

Buffalo/Niagara Film Commissioner Tim Clark Elected to AFCI Board

Tim Clark

The Association of Film Commissioners International has announced that Buffalo/Niagara Film Commissioner Tim Clark has been elected to the organization’s Board of Directors. Clark is one of seven Film Commissioners from around the world elected to serve a two year term on the eleven member AFCI Board. “Our organization is privileged to have dedicated members […]

2016 Town of Niagara Electric Lights Parade Saturday Nov 5th

Electric Lights Parade

The 12th annual Town of Niagara Electric Lights Parade will be held this Saturday, November 5th on Military Road beginning at 6:30 PM. The parade begins at 4th avenue and continues down Military Road to the K-mart parking lot. One of the major attractions is the arrival of Santa Claus who fittingly ends the parade […]

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