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Update on Winter Storm Response, Facility Openings and Resumption of Niagara Falls Transit

City Administrative Facilities The following City of Niagara Falls administrative facilities are open to the public : City Hall (4310 Queen Street) MacBain Community Centre (7150 Montrose Road) View current access restrictions to City of Niagara Falls facilities and services. Gale Centre...
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Posted on: 1/18/2022 8:33 AM - Category: Media Releases

City administrative offices closed due to Winter storm

Update - 6:00PM January 17, 2022: The snowfall has now concluded, with parts of the City receiving upwards of 40 cm of snow. Wind conditions are still very gusty and will contribute greatly to blowing and drifting snow this evening and over night. Due to the drifting snow, the afternoon crew w...
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Posted on: 1/17/2022 6:21 AM - Category: Media Releases

Winter Storm Preparedness in Response to Winter Storm Warning

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - Environment Canada has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Niagara Falls and the Niagara Region effective tonight through Monday evening. The forecasts for this event vary considerably in amounts and timing, but heavy snow will likely significantly impact the Monday morning commut...
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Posted on: 1/16/2022 12:43 PM - Category: Media Releases

Warming Centres to Open

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - Please be advised that anyone seeking relief from the extreme cold in the City Niagara Falls this weekend is welcome to keep warm and stay safe at warming centres this Saturday (January 15) and Sunday (January 16) in the following locations, between the hours of 10:00AM and 4:00...
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Posted on: 1/15/2022 9:28 AM - Category: Media Releases

City of Niagara Falls announces Nidhi Punyarthi as City Solicitor and Director of Legal Services

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The City of Niagara Falls is pleased to announce Nidhi Punyarthi as our new City Solicitor and Director of Legal Services. Ms. Punyarthi joins the City after working as Legal Counsel for the City of Brampton where she was responsible for the Corporation’s litigation and administ...
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Posted on: 1/13/2022 9:54 AM - Category: Media Releases

2021 Sparkle Awards Winners

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The votes are in and the top 10 displays have been chosen by the public in the 2021 City of Niagara Falls Sparkle Awards presented by Niagara Peninsula Energy Inc. (NPEI). This the second year the City of Niagara Falls has hosted the awards competition since 2020. The City an...
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Posted on: 12/21/2021 4:05 PM - Category: Media Releases

Updates to programming and screening process for City of Niagara Falls recreational facilities

NIAGARA FALLS, ON -On Friday, Ontario Premier Doug Ford, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced the application of additional public health and workplace safety measures, including capacity and social gathering limits, effective at 12:01 a.m. on December 19, 2021. These...
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Posted on: 12/18/2021 10:18 AM - Category: Media Releases

2021 Niagara Falls Sparkle Awards presented by Niagara Peninsula Energy Inc

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The magic of the holiday season is upon us. As residents start to gear up for festive occasions, the City of Niagara Falls is again launching the Sparkle Awards program to enhance celebrations, enabling people to view spectacular lighting displays throughout the community. T...
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Posted on: 12/6/2021 2:05 PM - Category: Media Releases

MacBain Community Centre Indoor Walking Track to Re-Open

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The MacBain Community Centre indoor walking track, located at 7150 Montrose Road, will re-open on Monday, December 6, 2021. Reservations are required. Sessions will be available each hour between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday to Friday, excluding holidays and the week of December...
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Posted on: 11/29/2021 1:30 PM - Category: Media Releases

City of Niagara Falls announces Kira Dolch as the Director of Planning, Building and Development

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The City of Niagara Falls is pleased to announce the appointment of Kira Dolch as the Director of Planning, Building and Development, effective January 17, 2022. Ms. Dolch joins the City following the retirement of Alex Herlovitch after his thirty years of exemplary service to o...
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Posted on: 11/26/2021 9:41 AM - Category: Media Releases

Toys for Tickets: 6 Days to Pay your Parking Ticket with a Toy or Gift Card!

You can pay any City of Niagara Falls parking ticket issued from November 1st to December 1st and brighten a child’s Christmas with a new, unwrapped gift or gift card! Just be sure to bring your receipt showing the value is equal to or greater than your ticket. Project Share the Salvation Arm...
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Posted on: 11/22/2021 9:45 AM - Category: In the News

Public Skating Returns to the Gale Centre

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - Public skating returns to the Gale Centre on Sunday afternoons from 2 to 3:50 p.m. for the 2021/2022 season. Reservations are required and can be made only online, through the City's new recreation booking site, Niagara Falls ACTIVE Net . The program is open to all ages. Spa...
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Posted on: 11/19/2021 1:08 PM - Category: Media Releases

Vandals Ruin Baseball Diamond at Patrick Cummings Memorial Sport Complex

On Monday November 1st, City of Niagara Falls Parks staff discovered that vandals had willfully destroyed a baseball diamond at Patrick Cummings Memorial Sports Complex, 9000 Sodom Road on either October 30th or 31st. Evidence of off-road vehicle tracks from an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and...
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Posted on: 11/2/2021 4:44 PM - Category: Media Releases

Remembrance Day 2021

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The City of Niagara Falls will be hosting a Remembrance Day Service to pay tribute to those who sacrificed for our freedoms. This year, the service will again be held outdoors at the Cenotaph beside the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Fairview Cemetery, located at 4501 Stanley Av...
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Posted on: 11/1/2021 4:46 PM - Category: Media Releases

18th Annual Sleep Cheap Charities Reap Event and Reservation Dates Announced

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - Sleep Cheap Charities Reap, a long standing community tradition, has raised over $2.2 million for over 100 different local charities since its inception in 2004. Sleep Cheap 2021 will run from Sunday, November 14th up to and including Friday, November 19th. Reservations for th...
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Posted on: 10/14/2021 9:35 AM - Category: Media Releases