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By Aaron Besecker » Sunday, September 28, 2014

The City Council will hold a 5 p.m. Committee of the Whole meeting Monday, followed by a regular meeting at 6 in City Hall, 745 Main St. The Historic Preservation Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Wedne... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Friday, September 26, 2014

The executive director of the Niagara Falls Water Board got a three-year contract extension Thursday night. Paul J. Drof's extension, which runs through Jan. 31, 2018, was approved unanimously by t... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Thursday, September 25, 2014

The Greenpac mill on Royal Avenue resumed normal production Wednesday morning as Niagara Falls firefighters continued to douse hot spots that arose four days after a massive blaze broke out at the fac... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The Niagara Falls Republican Committee has some new leadership. Last week, the city GOP¬†named Vincent Sandonato, a former Niagara County legislator, its new chairman. Sandonato, pictured at left,¬... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Sunday, September 21, 2014

The Tourism Advisory Board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in Room 117 in City Hall, 745 Main St. The state Department of Transportation and the State Parks Office will hold a public information session a... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Hamister Group's multi-million dollar downtown development project in Niagara Falls is still on its way, according to Mayor Paul A. Dyster. Dyster told the City Council on Monday night the Ha... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Monday, September 15, 2014

The City Council awarded $500,000 to the Isaiah 61 Project on Monday night, but it wasn't without some debate. Funding was approved by a 3-1 vote, with the lone dissent coming from Councilman Glenn... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Sunday, September 14, 2014

The Niagara Falls City Council will hold a 5 p.m. Committee of the Whole meeting Monday, followed by a regular meeting at 6 in City Hall, 745 Main St. The Zoning Board of Appeals will meet at 5:30 ... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Friday, September 12, 2014

The Niagara Falls Board of Education is looking for a member of the public to sit on its audit committee. The district is looking for a person who has an accounting background, officials said Thur... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Thursday, September 11, 2014

Plans that would cost tens of millions of dollars to implement to either fix or replace two century-old pedestrian bridges in Niagara Falls State Park will be unveiled later this month. A public... 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.