Niagara Falls

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In just two days, the new part-goat, part-man mascot of the Niagara Falls recycling program has become an internet sensation. Its name: “Totes McGoats.”


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It has been a good tourism year for Niagara Falls, New York. Now, there are some changes in the works on that decades-long quest to keep people for more hours and more days.


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A giant new Niagara Falls paper and cardboard manufacturing complex is buying its own fire-fighting equipment in the wake of two fires.


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There is now a rough cost and time schedule for removal of a major section of the Robert Moses Parkway in Niagara Falls. The price tag for the project is estimated to be $34 million.


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Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster has a slightly more than 70 vote lead over his opponent in the democratic primary for mayor with the absentee ballots yet to be counted. Despite the close race, WBFO's Mike Desmond reports Dyster is already looking toward the November general election.


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For one section of Niagara Falls, the building a new home for an industrial plant is more than a story about jobs.


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The Niagara Falls City Council is holding a special meeting Thursday to vote on replacing a water pipe that's been causing plenty of headaches for the city and dozens of residents.


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With a lot of financial help from the state and State Power Authority treasury, Tulip Molded Plastics in Niagara Falls is apparently going to get a new plant. The move is expected to save more than 80 jobs.


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Hotel projects don't create living wage jobs. That is the message being sent to the Niagara County Industrial Development Agency by labor and community groups. 

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Critics say a task force to investigate odors in downtown Niagara Falls is an election year stunt by Mayor Paul Dyster.


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Plans for turning a former Army Reserve Center in Niagara Falls into Western New York’s emergency management hub are inching closer to success. After securing half a million dollars for the hub in the 2015-2016 state budget, State Senator Rob Ortt has organized a steering committee to help determine the site’s future.

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A two-car accident in Niagara Falls has caused significant injuries to three people.

According to a former council member who is running for Mayor of Niagara Falls, the city is on the verge insolvency.

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Emergency rescue personnel were called to the Niagara Gorge last night to rescue an injured hiker.

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Niagara Falls streets are improving, using a little money and some new machines.

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The body of a dismembered woman was found Tuesday night in a house in Niagara Falls. 

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More folks are visiting Niagara Falls and other parts of Niagara County.

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The effort to draw more tourists and increase their stay is getting a boost from Washington. Rep. Brian Higgins announced a $300,000 grant from the Department of the Interior for the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area on Monday.

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A city planner is reviewing options for 1,800 acres of vacant, contaminated land in Niagara Falls. The Buffalo Avenue Corridor was once the heart of the city's industry.


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Just in time for the start of the summer travel season some detour signs are coming down in Niagara Falls. The new roundabout at the intersection of the Robert Moses Parkway and John Daly Boulevard is opening to traffic today.

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The first of several new hotels planned for downtown Niagara Falls celebrated its grand opening Thursday.

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One of the region's oldest and most popular tourist attractions kicked off its 2015 season Friday morning. Maid of the Mist boats are once again ferrying passengers to the base of Niagara Falls.

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The Niagara Falls Water Board would like some of the $200 million in the new state budget for grants to aging water systems across New York.

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A deadly shooting took place early this morning in Niagara Falls.

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Thousands of Niagara Falls residents are being advised to keep the water trickling.


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Niagara Falls is not completely frozen over, but the snow and ice that's blanketed the area has made it a sight to see.  Photos of the wintry Falls have been trending across social media sites, gaining national media attention and attracting folks to see for themselves.

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A New York State Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert has been issued for a Niagara Falls resident.

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The mayor of Niagara Falls isn't getting very far with his call to offer free booze to gamblers in order to boost the number of visitors at Ontario casinos. The proposed moved was a bid to stem the continuing loss of gambling revenues.

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The Guitar Drop on New Year's Eve at the Niagara Falls Hard Rock Cafe will go on as planned this year.

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The Niagara Falls City Council will decide on Monday whether or not body cameras will be purchased for the city's police force.

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