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The U.S. Conference of Mayors hosted events nationwide to publicly reject racism, extremism and bigotry. In Niagara Falls, elected officials, tourism leaders and representatives of the religious community united to share a message that hate is unwelcome in the Cataract City.


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Led by Mayor Paul Dyster, City of Niagara Falls officials released 2,500 young Channel Catfish into Hyde park lake. While news of a restocked waterway will excite local fishing enthusiasts, the fish will also play a role in improving the lake's ecosystem.

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Niagara Falls officials are cutting back on spending, as the potential end to revenue from the Seneca Niagara Casino looms. The first casualty is summer road paving.

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Niagara Falls is continuing its quest to keep people in the Cataract City for an extra hour, an extra day or even on those winter days when its frozen natural wonder of the world is a spectacle.

City of Niagara Falls begins weekly "ZOOM" sweeps

May 10, 2017
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The City of Niagara Falls has begun a weekly project that targets selected neighborhoods and addresses quality of life issues within them. Every Tuesday from now until weather no longer cooperates, city crews will carry out what is known as the ZOOM Program.

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Niagara Falls, New York has opened its new train and intermodal transportation station. Leaders in the Cataract City hail it as another component for local tourism. And they're looking to Buffalo, which is expected to soon decide where to build its own new train station, and urging their neighbors to get it done.


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Niagara Falls mayor Paul Dyster has released a statement regarding the visitors lodge that has been proposed for Goat Island.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo has awarded $3.5 million for the final design of the Niagara Gorge Project. 

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The Muslim community in Niagara Falls will soon have a brand new mosque. The $1 million project was approved by the city’s planning board at a meeting this past week.

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When Niagara Falls goes to borrow $5 million later this year, the city will do so with an improved credit rating. The Wall Street ratings agency Fitch has improved the city's credit rating from triple-B to Triple-B plus.


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Community, public, labor and religious leaders are uniting to launch a pre-apprenticeship program that seeks to increase diversity in the Niagara Falls and Niagara County workforce.


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The final phase of a $70 million reconstruction at Niagara Falls State Park is underway, state officials announced Thursday. They also announced the new name for the Robert Moses Parkway, which is undergoing redevelopment to correct what Governor Andrew Cuomo says was "a mistake."

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Niagara Falls mayor Paul Dyster announced the first ten projects of the 2016 road paving season on Monday, and revealed three projects that will soon seek bids from contractors.


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Hillary Clinton struggled to win the local vote, but the former New York senator ended up winning big across most of the state in Tuesday's primary.  After some tense moments, when the vote tallies appeared decided, Democratic headquarters was filled with excitement from party leaders who strongly supported Clinton.


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A big addition is on the way for Niagara Falls State Park. It was designed by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, and it's recognized as the oldest state park in the nation.


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The push is on to install brighter lights to shine on Niagara Falls.  The move would replace the current lights which are nearly 75-years-old.


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Mayor Paul Dyster says Niagara Falls' years of effort in economic development is showing up across his city. That was the central theme of his State of the City message Thursday evening.


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For the first time in four decades, Niagara Falls has a third-term mayor. Paul Dyster believes his re-election shows the city is on the right course.


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


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

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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 Niagara Falls City Council is considering disbanding the city's water board. The development follows a winter in which residents endured weeks without running water after water mains froze.

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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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New public housing will be built in the City of Niagara Falls. The Walnut Avenue Homes will include 41 new units that will span over several blocks. A groundbreaking ceremony for the project took place Tuesday.

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