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Niagara Falls YMCA to permanently close

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. (January 11, 2021) – The YMCA of Niagara has made the difficult decision to permanently close the Niagara Falls YMCA, located in the MacBain Community Centre, effective immediately. The location, which opened in 2005, has been temporarily closed since mid-March when the YMCA of...
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Posted on: 1/11/2021 11:41 AM - Category: In the News

City of Niagara Falls Response to Province-Wide Shutdown

The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is imposing a Province-wide Shutdown. Additional restrictions will be put into place to reinforce that Ontarians should stay at home as much as possible to minimize transmission of the virus ...
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Posted on: 12/23/2020 8:20 AM - Category: Media Releases

2020 Niagara Falls Sparkle Awards Winners

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The results are in! With more than 65 entries and over 1,500 votes, the Sparkle Awards annual holiday lighting competition has been a great success. All 12 prizes have been awarded to the top participating homes and businesses in Niagara Falls. “There has never been a better ye...
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Posted on: 12/21/2020 5:05 PM - Category: Media Releases

Groundbreaking on The Niagara Falls Exchange Culture Hub and Market

NIAGARA FALLS, ON -After several years of study and planning, the City of Niagara Falls is very excited to announce construction has commenced on the Niagara Falls Exchange! Construction hoarding has been erected around the development site, and the deteriorated Sylvia Place Market structure has b...
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Posted on: 12/8/2020 4:48 PM - Category: Media Releases

MacBain Community Centre Indoor Walking Track Opens to Residents of Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, ON -The MacBain Community Centre indoor walking track, located at 7150 Montrose Road, will be open to residents of Niagara Falls starting Monday, December 7, 2020. Reservations are required and will be available from Monday to Friday, excluding holidays, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., s...
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Posted on: 12/4/2020 3:45 PM - Category: Media Releases

City of Niagara Falls Recognizes Outstanding Contributions to the Community

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - One hundred local volunteers, charitable groups, and corporate sponsors will be officially recognized for their outstanding contributions to the community at the City of Niagara Falls’ 40th Annual Volunteer Recognition virtual event on Saturday, Dec 5 at 7 p.m. The pre-tap...
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Posted on: 12/3/2020 3:14 PM - Category: Media Releases

Toys for Tickets: 4 Days to Pay your Parking Ticket with a Toy or Gift Card!

You can pay any City of Niagara Falls parking ticket issued November 2nd to December 2nd only and brighten a child’s Christmas with a new, unwrapped gift! Just be sure to bring your receipt showing the value is equal to or greater than your ticket. Project Share the Salvation Army thank you for y...
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Posted on: 12/1/2020 3:10 PM - Category: In the News

City Hosts Annual Sparkle Christmas Lighting Awards Event

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - Christmas magic is in the air! Help make December 2020 the season to sparkle by registering your entry in this annual Christmas lighting competition. Now hosted by the City of Niagara Falls, the Sparkle Awards tradition will continue, as we recognize the best residential and com...
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Posted on: 11/27/2020 9:54 AM - Category: Media Releases

New Bridge Housing project announced for Niagara region

Niagara Region, the City of Niagara Falls and Niagara Regional Housing are collaborating on the development of an innovative Bridge and permanent supportive housing project in Niagara Falls. The project, located at 5017 Victoria Ave. (former library building), will leverage a surplus building prov...
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Posted on: 11/19/2020 12:30 PM - Category: Media Releases

City of Niagara Falls Official Christmas Tree Proclamation and Tree Lighting Ceremony

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The City of Niagara Falls will be hosting a tree lighting and Official Niagara Falls Christmas Tree proclamation ceremony on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 5 p.m. in front of City Hall, following this year’s Santa Claus Drive-Through Parade. The ceremony will also kick-off Nia...
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Posted on: 11/12/2020 4:00 PM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara Falls Santa Claus Parade Drive Through: November 14th!

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The holiday spirit is alive in Niagara Falls! Join us for our new Santa Claus Parade Drive Through! We are changing it up to keep you safe and bring joy and happiness to help kick off the holiday season!The parade format is a “reverse parade” where performers will be ...
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Posted on: 11/3/2020 10:56 AM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara Falls’ First Ever Spooky Awards Winners Announced

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The City of Niagara Falls Spooky Awards saw more than 50 entries in this first-ever Halloween home decorating competition! Homes won in three different categories including: Best Effects, Judges’ Favourite and People’s Choice Award. “We couldn’t be more pleased with the number ...
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Posted on: 11/2/2020 1:43 PM - Category: Media Releases

Remembrance Day Service 2020

This year the City’s Remembrance Day Service will look a little different as we will be adhering to the Provincial Covid-19 protocols. The Services at the Gale Centre and the Chippawa Arena have been combined and limited to a small, outdoor ceremony with a limited number of pre-screened participan...
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Posted on: 10/29/2020 2:06 PM - Category: In the News

Over 50 Entrants for Niagara Falls’ First Ever Spooky Awards

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - As the judges prepare to visit entrants’ homes in the first ever Spooky Awards competition, a new interactive mapping system that highlights every participating entry has been launched, encouraging residents to view all of the fun home Halloween decorations. “We’re ecstati...
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Posted on: 10/27/2020 8:43 AM - Category: Media Releases

17th 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 $2,150,082 for local charities since its inception in 2004. And though it may look different this year, Sleep Cheap will take place in 2020. Mayor Jim Diodati stated that “We know these are very e...
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Posted on: 10/21/2020 8:45 AM - Category: Media Releases