November 15, 2013 - 10:40 AM
One of the discount regional airlines that flies into Niagara Falls International Airport is using a reference to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's recent admission to smoking crack in its advertisements on its website.
Spirit Airlines is pitching its low fares by assuring customers "We're not smoking crack."
November 14, 2013 - 9:16 AM
Earlier this week, Mayor Paul A. Dyster told the City Council a development agreement with the Hamister Group for a $25 million downtown hotel, apartment and retail project could be signed as soon as Friday.
Attorneys are still in the process of finalizing the contract, and "nothing new" compared to what was presented two months ago has appeared as the sides continue to work, Dyster told lawmakers.
November 11, 2013 - 11:28 AM
Starting next year, Preservation Buffalo Niagara is adding guided tours of Niagara Falls State Park to its repertoire.
The group announced in an email late last week it was adding the Falls tours to its list of existing tours, which includes daily tours of Buffalo's City Hall, as well as tours of downtown Buffalo and other neighborhoods.
November 10, 2013 - 8:04 AM
The Housing Authority board of commissioners will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the authority’s executive offices, 744 10th St.
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.
November 8, 2013 - 12:37 PM
A "Disco Night" fundraiser to benefit the Niagara Falls Firefighters' Christmas toy fund will be held at 8 p.m. Nov. 23 at the Elks Lodge, 1805 Fashion Outlet Blvd.
There will be prizes for the best costumes, as well as pizza, wings and a cash bar.
November 7, 2013 - 10:30 AM
(Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News)
Prospect Point in Niagara Falls State Park is in the middle of a $4.3 million makeover.
Here's the story and a photo gallery.
November 6, 2013 - 5:12 PM
Niagara County Community College's Niagara Falls Culinary Institute will hold an open house for prospective students from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 13.
The event will include tours of the Old Falls Street campus, workshops on financial aid, information on student housing and the chance to meet faculty and students.
November 5, 2013 - 11:57 PM
There will be a new City Council majority next year, one that bodes well for Mayor Paul A. Dyster.
My full story.
November 5, 2013 - 11:33 PM
Here are the results being announced, followed by a speech by Mayor Paul A. Dyster:
November 5, 2013 - 11:23 PM
Democrat Andrew P. Touma was the top vote getter in the Niagara Falls City Council race.
The three Democratic candidates took home the victory in Tuesday's election for City Council, per unofficial results from the Niagara County Board of Elections.
Andrew P. Touma - 4,208
Kristen M. Grandinetti - 3,736
Charles A. Walker - 3,464