by George Bailey

The Niagara Parks Commission has announced the outdoor Oakes Garden Theatre at the foot of Clifton Hill in Niagara Falls is to undergo a major renovation. The theatre which was built in 1935 will include restoration of the distinctive…

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by George Bailey

Workers clear a path with hand shovels near the edge of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls at Table Rock. Note the, “modern” snow plough on the road. The “monsters” on the left are lampposts covered with mist from the falls. These same posts are…

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by George Bailey

The Lundy’s Lane Historical Society is presenting this coming Thursday, March 3rd at 7.p.m. a presentation by Melanie Battell on “Harnessing the Power of Niagara”. I f you’re interested in how hydro power is produced at Niagara you should…

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by George Bailey

It was announced recently Victoria Avenue Business Improvement Association (B.I.A.) that Victoria Avenue from the intersection of Clifton Hill to Highway 420 will undergo a $3.5 million dollar upgrade starting this spring. The city of…

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by George Bailey

The NPC is holding its second annual Job Fair this coming Saturday, February 20th at the Niagara Falls campus of Niagara College. The campus is located at 5881 Dunn Street. The fair runs from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Applicants are encouraged…

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by George Bailey

This is a photograph of the original Table Rock found about 61 metres (200 feet) from its current location. If you walk the pathway towards the Illumination Tower you’ll see a plaque that I wrote many years ago describing this point. This…

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by George Bailey

The Niagara Parks Commission is seeking bands to perform at next summer’s Coca Cola Concert series. The series take place every weekend from Victoria Day (Monday, May 23) long weekend to Labour Day (Monday, Sept 5). Shows are presented…

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by George Bailey

If you’re wondering what to do with your sweetie this Valentine’s Day look no further. Niagara Falls offers plenty of things to keep the spark going. Just check out www.niagarafallstourism.com. When you visit Niagara Falls at any time of…

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by George Bailey

The Niagara Parks Commission one of the region’s largest employers of seasonal employees will be holding a Job fair on Saturday, February 20th at the Niagara Falls campus of Niagara College. That address for the campus is 5811 Dunn Street.…

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by George Bailey

For many years, I’ve conducted my own personal campaign to add the word Canadian when talking about the Horseshoe Falls. The fall is found entirely in Canada as set out in the Treaty of Ghent in 1814.The international boundary is set above…

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by George Bailey

I read in today’s local newspaper that the New York State Power Authority is considering diverting the water that goes over the American Falls to the Canadian Horseshoe Falls. This could occur in the next two or three years to repair two…

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