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Accessible transit options: new booking procedures for Niagara Specialized Transit

Accessible transit options for Niagara Residents – new booking procedures in place for Niagara Specialized Transit September 19, 2018 ?Niagara residents have accessible transit travel options on both Niagara Region Transit and Niagara Specialized Transit. Niagara Region Transit provides co...
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Posted on: 9/19/2018 12:56 PM - Category: In the News

Proxy voting an option for voters to cast their ballot

For Immediate Release September 14, 2018 - Niagara voters unable to cast their ballot on Election Day, or attend an Advance Poll, have another option: a voting proxy. A voting proxy is someone who will cast a ballot on another’s behalf in their absence. To appoint a voting proxy, voters mu...
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Posted on: 9/17/2018 9:13 AM - Category: In the News

PlayPlayPlay!!!NiagaraFalls Opening Ceremony Relocated on Account of Weather Forecast

For Immediate Release September 12, 2018 NIAGARA FALLS, ON - Mother Nature has struck a warning chord on plans for our latest public art installation, PlayPlayPlay!!!NiagaraFalls. Under threat of thunderstorms during tomorrow's scheduled outdoor event, we're relocating the Opening Cere...
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Posted on: 9/12/2018 3:39 PM - Category: Media Releases

2018 TD Tree Days

For Immediate Release September 12, 2018 Join us at TD Tree Days, a tree planting event made possible through a six thousand dollar grant from the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation. 120 native trees and shrubs will be planted by volunteers. Residents are able to volunteer for the ev...
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Posted on: 9/12/2018 9:06 AM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara Falls Fire Department to hold Dedication Ceremony for Line of Duty Death Memorial

For Immediate Release September 10, 2018 NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The Niagara Falls Fire Department will hold a ceremony to officially unveil and dedicate a newly erected Line of Duty Death Memorial on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. at Fire Station 1, 5815 Morrison Street. The Li...
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Posted on: 9/10/2018 12:27 PM - Category: Media Releases

Drummond Hill Cemetery Tours: Octobert 19, 20, 26, 27

For Immediate Release September 10, 2018 The human drama unfolds as you wander the grounds of historic Drummond Hill Cemetery at night this fall. As the sun sets on four select dates, you’ll glimpse into the lives–and deaths–of some of Niagara’s famous and not-so-famous historical figures. B...
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Posted on: 9/10/2018 9:09 AM - Category: Media Releases

High heat alert lifted

September 6, 2018 ?The excessive heat alert called for Niagara on Sept. 3, 2018 has been lifted, as the temperature is no longer forecasted to be over 31° C. For information about heat alert criteria visit the Region’s website ?. ? Contact Anthony Habjan Niagara Region Public Healt...
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Posted on: 9/6/2018 8:40 AM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara Specialized Transit maintains current levels of service: new booking procedures now in place

September 5, 2018 ?Niagara Specialized Transit has made changes to its booking procedures. These changes are the result of the incredible demand the service has experienced in 2018. This demand has far exceeded any previous specialized transit service usage for this service. These changes wil...
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Posted on: 9/5/2018 4:09 PM - Category: Media Releases

High heat alert to go into effect Monday

September 2, 2018 ?An Excessive Heat Alert will go into effect Monday, Sept. 3, as the temperature is expected to exceed 31 °C with humidex values over 40 ?°C. Overnight low temperatures will only fall to the mid twenties, providing little or no relief from the heat.? Niagara residents are adv...
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Posted on: 9/2/2018 8:45 AM - Category: Media Releases

Traffic - Police to Conduct Annual Back to School Road Safety Day

Thursday, August 30, 2018 As the summer comes to an end for most of our children this Labour Day weekend, it means that school is right around the corner. This Tuesday, September 4th, the Niagara Regional Police Service will be conducting its 18th annual back to school traffic safety and awar...
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Posted on: 8/30/2018 4:02 PM - Category: Media Releases

Heat Alert Lifted

August 29, 2018 ?The excessive heat alert called for Niagara on Aug. 27, 2018 has been lifted, as the temperature is no longer forecasted to be over 31° C. For information about heat alert criteria visit the Region’s website ?. Contact Anthony Habjan Niagara Region 905-688-8248 ...
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Posted on: 8/30/2018 9:13 AM - Category: Media Releases

Tennis Court Dedication in Memory of Bruno Agostinelli Jr.

For Immediate Release Niagara Falls, ON, August 29, 2018 - The City of Niagara Falls will dedicate the newly renovated tennis courts at Riverview Park (8175 Sarah Street) in memory of local tennis star, Bruno Agostinelli Jr. A courtside ceremony is planned for Saturday, September 8, 2018...
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Posted on: 8/30/2018 9:10 AM - Category: Media Releases

High heat alert in effect

August 27, 2018 ?An Excessive Heat Alert is in effect, as the temperature is expected to reach 31 °C with humidex values around 40 ?°C. Niagara residents are advised to take extra precautions during episodes of extreme heat and humidity. Signs of heat-related illness may include confusion, d...
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Posted on: 8/27/2018 9:33 AM - Category: Media Releases

Increase in rabies cases in Niagara

August 17, 2018 - ?This week, two skunks in an urban area of Welland, and one raccoon in rural Lincoln have tested positive for rabies. Niagara Region Public Health has seen an increase in the number of animals testing positive for rabies in Niagara. So far, in 2018, there have been six raccoon...
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Posted on: 8/17/2018 11:06 AM - Category: Media Releases

First annual Peach Party celebrates peach season in support of Project SHARE

For Immediate Release NIAGARA FALLS, ON - August 14, 2018 - Life's a peach! The Niagara Falls Farmers' Market is celebrating peach season with their first annual Peach Party on Saturday, August 18 from 7 AM to 1 PM at 5943 Sylvia Place, behind the Niagara Falls History Museum. Everyone is w...
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Posted on: 8/14/2018 3:42 PM - Category: Media Releases