December 9, 2013 - 2:34 PM
The public can look at plans to redesign Goat Island in Niagara Falls State Park tonight during an event at Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St.
Though there will be no formal presentation, state parks officials will be on hand to discuss renderings for Stedman’s Bluff, the plaza adjacent to the Cave of the Winds complex, the Gorge Rim Trails, Terrapin Point and the area immediately surrounding the Top of the Falls restaurant. There will also be information on parking lot No. 2 and plans to relocate the Park Police.
December 4, 2013 - 2:23 PM
Jessica Shvimer, of Grand Island, and her son Dylan, 2, enjoy the holiday feel on Old Falls Street in Niagara Falls on Tuesday night.
Old Falls Street was lit up in with a holiday glow Tuesday night.
Photojournalist John Hickey was there to capture the event. View more photos at this gallery.
December 3, 2013 - 12:42 PM
NIAGARA FALLS - The city School District will receive $200,000 grant toward the installation of a synthetic turf field at Nicoletti Field.
The funding comes from the National Football League’s Youth Football Fund, the Buffalo Bills and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation.
December 2, 2013 - 9:37 AM
Updated 10:54 a.m. Dec. 3
The board of trustees of Niagara Falls Public Library will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the library, 1425 Main St.
The Historic Preservation Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Room 117 in City Hall, 745 Main St.
November 26, 2013 - 11:11 AM
NIAGARA FALLS - The annual Holiday Lights of Niagara Trail will open Wednesday night in Hyde Park.
A free kickoff event will be held near Sal Maglie Stadium at 5:30 p.m. including an appearance by Santa Claus and performances by local dance and choir groups.
The lighted displays will be illuminated at the conclusion of the kickoff event and will be followed by a fireworks display.
November 21, 2013 - 3:34 PM
November 21, 2013 - 1:50 PM
The Niagara Falls City Council has called a meeting for 4:30 p.m. Monday to discuss potential changes to the mayor's proposed spending plan for 2014.
What those changes might be have yet to be disclosed by the Council. The proposed amendments "are being prepared" and copies will be made available to the press at the meeting, said Kevin Ormsby, the Council's secretary.
November 19, 2013 - 9:22 AM
An early rendering of the Hamister Group's proposal.
A $25.3 million project with an upscale hotel, apartments and retail space in downtown Niagara Falls is moving forward.
As reported in a story published on BuffaloNews.com late Monday afternoon, the Hamister Group, the City of Niagara Falls and the state's USA Niagara Development Corp. have completed a development agreement for the project at 310 Rainbow Blvd.
November 18, 2013 - 8:00 AM
Updated 10:46 a.m.
The Niagara Falls Public Library board of trustees was scheduled to meet Wednesday. The meeting has been postponed until Dec. 4.
The Niagara Falls Water Board will hold a work session at 5 p.m. Thursday at the municipal water plant, 5815 Buffalo Ave.
The Niagara Falls School Board will hold an agenda review session at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the district’s central office, 630 66th St. The board’s regular meeting will follow at 7.
November 17, 2013 - 8:01 AM
The Friends of the Niagara Falls Public Library is sponsoring a Holiday Wonderfest at the main branch, 1425 Main St., on Dec. 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Free activities will be available for all ages including live entertainment, crafts and a visit from Santa Claus. There will also be a chance to meet local authors and check out a vendors market and basket auction.