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Oct 27, 2014, 06:17 ET

El Comité de Iluminación de las Cataratas del Niágara pone luz a las cataratas

  El Comité emite una RFQ para examinar la iluminación mejorada de las cataratas     Como parte de su actual...

Oct 24, 2014, 14:10 ET
The Niagara Falls Illumination Board has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ), to investigate new lighting technology and capabilities to improve the illumination of both the Canadian Horseshoe and American Falls. Established in 1925, the Board is responsible to finance and maintain the nightly illumination of the Falls. (PRNewsFoto/The Niagara Parks Commission)

Niagara Falls Illumination Board Shines Spotlight on Niagara Falls

Board Issues RFQ to Examine Enhanced Lighting of the Falls NIAGARA FALLS, ON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - As part of its ongoing role to...

Jun 17, 2014, 16:16 ET

Jim Leech presented with the Niagara Institutional Dialogue's Lifetime Achievement Award

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, ON, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Jim Leech, recently retired President and CEO of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, has been...

Jan 15, 2014, 10:07 ET
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Niagara Thermal Products LLC Selected as Critical Supplier for Buffalo BioBlower Air Purification Systems

 Niagara Thermal Products is proud to announce that it has been selected by Buffalo BioBlower Technologies LLC ("B3") as the critical thermal...

Aug 21, 2013, 14:30 ET

Niagara Falls Calls For More Casinos and OLG Investment in Existing Casinos

NIAGARA FALLS, ON, Aug. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - The city of Niagara Falls has put out the welcome mat for investment by the world's gaming sector,...

Aug 14, 2013, 10:04 ET
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Niagara Thermal Products LLC Selected as Supplier for ViaSat Next Generation Broadband Technology for the Aerospace Market

Niagara Thermal Products is proud to announce that it has been selected by ViaSat Inc. as a key process technology supplier to bring next...

Jul 08, 2013, 14:49 ET

Niagara Falls Redevelopment (NFR) Announces Updated Total of More Than $60 Million Invested to Revitalize Niagara Falls USA

 Niagara Falls Redevelopment (NFR) today announced that it has now spent more than $60 million in the Niagara Falls area as part of its...

Jul 08, 2013, 11:07 ET

Grammy Award-Winning Singer/Pianist Diana Krall to Perform at Fallsview Casino

NIAGARA FALLS, ON, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - She has carved herself a permanent position at the top of the jazz charts, and soon Canadian jazz...

Mar 05, 2013, 09:40 ET

Comedian Russell Peters debuts at Fallsview Casino in June

Trace Adkins and Sheena Easton among stars visiting Fallsview Casino Resort NIAGARA FALLS, ON, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Comedy lovers will...

Feb 11, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Niagara Thermal Products LLC Announces New Asian Vacuum Braze Facility

 Building upon more than 25 years of product and process engineering expertise in vacuum-brazed and dip-brazed thermal and mechanical products...

Feb 04, 2013, 10:56 ET

Fallsview Casino welcomes new and returning artists

NIAGARA FALLS, ON, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Oh, what a night it will be when Frankie Valli takes the spotlight at Fallsview Casino singing...

Jan 23, 2013, 11:00 ET

First Niagara Fourth Annual Survey Reports Pennsylvania Business Leaders More Pessimistic About Economy in 2013

 First Niagara's Fourth Annual Survey of Pennsylvania Business Leaders released today shows many private business leaders believe results in...

Jan 15, 2013, 10:00 ET

First Niagara Second Annual Survey Reports Southwestern New England Business Executives Slightly Optimistic About 2013 Economy

First Niagara's Second Annual Survey of Southwestern New England Business Leaders released today shows more private sector company executives...

Jan 08, 2013, 11:00 ET

First Niagara Sixth Annual Survey Shows Many Upstate NY Business Executives Less Optimistic About 2013 Economy

First Niagara's Sixth Annual Survey of Upstate New York Business Leaders released today reports more private sector company executives expect...

Jan 07, 2013, 11:42 ET

Award-winning artists spring up at Fallsview Casino

NIAGARA FALLS, ON, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Audiences can feed their spring fever with a fresh new roster of award-winning artists headed to...

Oct 31, 2012, 08:30 ET

First Niagara Provides Victory Brewing Company with Financing to Expand Operations

 First Niagara today announced it served as lead arranger and administrative agent in a $33.1 million financing package for Victory Brewing...

Sep 04, 2012, 16:06 ET

First Niagara Makes $300,000 Commitment to Habitat for Humanity

 First Niagara Bank, N.A. today announced a $300,000 commitment to Habitat for Humanity of Chester County (HfHCC), which will help build...

Jun 05, 2012, 10:00 ET

The World's Only Collection of Original Daredevil Barrels Open to the Public

High res photos available for download. http://destinationcinema.net/saleskit/destinations/niagara-falls-imax-theatre NIAGARA FALLS, ON, June 5,...

May 02, 2012, 17:52 ET

High-Wire Expert Nik Wallenda To Train At Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel In May For Walk Over Niagara Falls

 The world waits in anticipation for Nik Wallenda to accomplish a childhood dream this June: walk over the awe-inspiring Niagara Falls on a...

Mar 27, 2012, 09:00 ET

First Niagara Wins Top National Award for Regional Marketing Campaign

 First Niagara Bank, N.A. received top honors at the Promotion Marketing Association's 2012 REGGIE Awards for its "We Love Upstate New York"...