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By Aaron Besecker » 4:11 PM

A quick look at what's coming up at Monday night's Niagara Falls City Council meeting: -A public hearing will be held at 6 p.m. on a proposal for the city to abandon an undeveloped portion of 76th ... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Sunday, February 22, 2015

The Tourism Advisory Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday in Council Chambers in City Hall, 745 Main St. The board of trustees of Niagara Falls Public Library will meet at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the l... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Friday, February 20, 2015

A volunteer board formed to offer suggestions for dealing with the city's financial struggles will hold its first meeting early next month. The Niagara Falls Financial Advisory Panel will meet at ... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Monday, February 16, 2015

Got an opinion on city services? Are you a Niagara Falls resident? Then the Niagara Falls City Council wants to hear from you. Lawmakers are gathering input on things from snow plowing to garbag... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Sunday, February 15, 2015

The City Council will hold a Committee of the Whole meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, followed by a regular meeting at 6 in Council Chambers in City Hall, 745 Main St. (agenda, additional documentation) The... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Friday, February 13, 2015

Alicia M. Laible has stepped down as chairwoman of the Niagara Falls Democratic Committee, she announced Thursday night. A reorganization meeting will be scheduled for March, Laible said, where Vic... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Wednesday, February 11, 2015

A lot of good questions and a lot of seemingly relevant factual assertions came out of the nearly two-hour public forum Tuesday night on the future of the YMCA building on Portage Road. There was ... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Sunday, February 8, 2015

The Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will meet at 4 p.m. Monday in the authority’s executive offices, 744 10th St. (agenda) The Planning Board will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Council Cham... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Thursday, February 5, 2015

Niagara Falls, Ont., Mayor Jim Diodati this week continued his quest to get Jimmy Fallon to visit his city by releasing a video aimed at the "Tonight Show" host. The video was released Monday, acc... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Sunday, February 1, 2015

The City Council will hold a Committee of the Whole meeting at 5 p.m. Monday, followed by a regular meeting at 6 in Council Chambers in City Hall, 745 Main St. (agenda, additional documentation) The ... Read More
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About the reporter

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.