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Niagara Falls lawmakers oppose police barracks location

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Niagara Falls lawmakers on Monday night joined the opposition to locating a State Parks Police barracks on the rim of the Niagara Gorge.

The City Council voted unanimously in support of finding another site for the proposed police station, the construction of which was put on hold last week.

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Public meetings in Niagara Falls government this week

The City Council will hold a 5 p.m. Committee of the Whole meeting Monday, followed by a regular meeting at 6 in City Hall, 745 Main St.

The board of trustees of Niagara Falls Public Library will meet at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the LaSalle Library, 8728 Buffalo Ave.

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Community meetings planned on changes to city's garbage, recycling programs

A groundswell of community concern has emerged over upcoming changes to the city's curbside garbage and recycling collection program.

And there are three community meetings this week aimed at getting answers to the public's questions.

The first is happening at 6 p.m. Wednesday in American Legion Post 1664, 752 E. Market St., in the City Market. The meeting will follow a question-and-answer format and City Administrator Donna Owens will attend, said Candace Corsaro, who is organizing the meeting.

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Public meetings in Niagara Falls government this week

The City Council will hold a Committee of the Whole meeting at 5 p.m. Monday, followed by a regular meeting at 6 in Council Chambers in City Hall, 745 Main St.

The Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the authority’s executive offices at 744 10th St.

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Niagara Falls' tax foreclosure auction set for Tuesday

The City of Niagara Falls will auction hundreds of foreclosed properties Tuesday morning.

The tax foreclosure auction will be held at Antonio's Banquet and Conference Center, 7708 Niagara Falls Blvd. Registration opens at 8 a.m., with the auction starting at 9 a.m.

Here are the initial lists of available properties, though some properties may have been removed if the owner came in to pay the taxes:

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Proposal would rename section of Ninth Street for organizer, advocate

A proposal to rename a section of Ninth Street after an education and civil rights advocate and organizer will come before Niagara Falls lawmakers next week.

The City Council will consider renaming Ninth between Depot and Garden avenues Bloneva Bond Street after the woman who was the second of only four African-Americans to serve on the city School Board.

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Funds proposed for education on new garbage and recycling program

When the city gives residents new recycling and garbage totes later this year, it will also try to teach the public the new requirements of the program.

City lawmakers tonight will consider spending about $59,000 in casino funds on a pilot education program called SWEET, or Sanitation Waste Education Enforcement Team. (For more information about how the SWEET pilot plan would work, click the "backup documentation" link below and go to page 12.)

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Public meetings in Niagara Falls government this week

The City Council will hold a Committee of the Whole meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, followed by a regular meeting at 6 in City Hall, 745 Main St.

The board of trustees of Niagara Falls Public Library will meet at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the library, 1425 Main St.

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Public meetings in Niagara Falls government this week

The City Council will meet to discuss proposed changes to the city charter at 4 p.m. Monday in Council Chambers in City Hall, 745 Main St.

The Tourism Advisory Board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in Room 117 in City Hall.

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Public meetings in Niagara Falls government this week

The City Council will hold a 5 p.m. Committee of the Whole meeting Monday, followed by a regular meeting at 6 in City Hall, 745 Main St.

A public forum with candidates running for Niagara Falls School Board will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Niagara Falls Public Library, 1425 Main St.

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Aaron Besecker

Aaron Besecker

Aaron Besecker joined The Buffalo News in 2007, where he has covered communities in Western New York as a beat reporter, multimedia journalist and assistant online editor. A Buffalo native, he began his career in journalism at the Niagara Gazette.

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