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By Aaron Besecker » Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The Niagara Falls Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners will return from a two-month break when it meets today. The board last met in June, and had no scheduled meetings in July and

By Aaron Besecker » Sunday, August 31, 2014

The Niagara Falls Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the authority’s executive offices at 744 10th St. The Niagara Falls City Council will hold a 5 p.m. Committee of the Whole meeting Tuesday, followed by a regular meeting at 6 in Council Chambers in… Read more »

By Aaron Besecker » Sunday, August 24, 2014

The board of trustees of Niagara Falls Public Library will meet at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the second-floor conference room of the main library, 1425 Main

By Aaron Besecker » Thursday, August 21, 2014

The Niagara Falls School Board will receive an update on the district’s $67 million capital project as part of a nearly two-hour meeting scheduled for tonight at 5:30 in the district’s administration building, 630 66th St. Tonight’s meeting is not a regular business meeting of the board, but rather what the… Read more »

By Aaron Besecker » Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Historical walking tours in a section of downtown Niagara Falls are being offered Wednesdays by the Niagara Falls Historic Preservation Society. Dubbed the “Legacy Tour: Powerful People, Powerful Places,” the 90-minute tours of the Buffalo Avenue area depart from the Niagara USA Visitor Center, 10 Rainbow Blvd. at 5:30

By Aaron Besecker » Sunday, August 17, 2014

The Zoning Board of Appeals will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Council Chambers in City Hall, 745 Main St. The Water Board will hold a work session at 5 p.m. Thursday at the municipal water plant, 5815 Buffalo Ave. Correction: The board does not meet in

By Aaron Besecker » Friday, August 15, 2014

More than 10 food and wine writers from across the United States and Canada will visit Niagara County this weekend to get a taste of what the region offers. Hosted by the Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp., the “Up Close and Savory” tour will give the writers a chance to check out… Read more »

By Aaron Besecker » Thursday, August 14, 2014

The City Council this afternoon approved an award of $10,000 for the Niagara Falls Blues Festival, which will be held downtown next month. The Dyster administration initially proposed awarding $40,000 to the event. That was put on hold when Mayor Paul A. Dyster pulled the item from the July 7 meeting agenda after Councilman… Read more »

By Aaron Besecker » Monday, August 11, 2014

A proposed deal with One Niagara and a $10,000 grant for the Niagara Falls Blues Festival will be considered this week by the City Council. It has called a special meeting for 4 p.m. Thursday in Council Chambers. Here’s the… Read more

By Aaron Besecker » Sunday, August 10, 2014

The Tourism Advisory Board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in Room 117 in City Hall, 745 Main St. Updated Aug. 11, 9:36 a.m.: There is no City Council meeting tonight, as the Council remains on recess for the month… Read more
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Aaron Besecker joined The Buffalo News in 2007, where he has covered communities in Western New York as a beat reporter, multimedia journalist and assistant online editor. A Buffalo native, he began his career in journalism at the Niagara Gazette.