NIAGARA FALLS – Daredevil Nik Wallenda, whose high-wire walk over Niagara Falls June 15 won new publicity for the area, was announced Friday as an award winner and keynote speaker for the Niagara USA Chamber’s annual awards gala March 22 in the Seneca Niagara Casino and Hotel.Wallenda is to receive the Visionary Award from the business group, president and CEO Deanna Brennen...
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Nik Wallenda made history last year by becoming the first person to walk over Horseshoe Falls on a tightrope, but his bucket list of crazy stunts doesn't stop there.
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A US daredevil is using his latest stunt to honour his great-grandfather who died in 1978 attempting a similar wire walk.
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NIAGARA FALLS – A walk in memory of Pascal Scrufari, the man who drowned last year while trying to rescue his dogs from Hyde Park Lake, is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday in the park.The event is a fund-raiser for the SPCA of Niagara. Scrufari was walking his three golden retrievers Feb. 15, 2012, when one ran onto the ice of the lake and fell through.The 1.5-mile walk will...
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NIAGARA FALLS – It’s been 9 months since the King of the High Wire took his last step over the raging cataracts of Niagara Falls.And boy did Nik Wallenda miss them.“I feel like a kid at Disney World every time I come back,” Wallenda said at a news conference this morning. “There’s just something alluring about the falls.”Wallenda, in town to receive an award from the Niagara...
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NIAGARA FALLS – Applications for the Ruth and William O. Sass nursing scholarship, offered by the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Foundation, are being accepted until June 1, the hospital announced.The scholarship is awarded to graduates of Niagara Falls, Niagara Catholic or Lewiston-Porter high schools who plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree in nursing. The winner is...
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NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – A person was reported going over the Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls Saturday night, Niagara Parks Police confirmed.Police said no body was found below the Falls and they said no further information on the incident would be released.
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NIAGARA FALLS – A man was spotted early Saturday evening walking onto the ice and into the Niagara River near the brink of Horseshoe Falls.Niagara State Park Police are still searching for the man but believe he was trying to commit suicide.The man left behind personal belongings, including a driver’s license, before walking from Goat Island into the river.Police said...
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NIAGARA FALLS – A Niagara Falls man was shot in the left thigh just after 10:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 1800 block of Niagara Ave. The victim, Manuel Marquez, 19, was taken for treatement to Erie County Medical. His injury was not considered life-threatening, according to Detective Lt. Michael Trane. Police said Marquez heard a large group of people fighting and tried to flee...
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State Police at Niagara have charged a 25-year-old Niagara Falls man with first-degree rape, after receiving a complaint from a female acquaintance of his that she had been sexually assaulted.Troopers arrested Robert W. MacKenzie, of Bellreng Drive, Niagara Falls, on Monday. After his arraignment before Town of Lewiston Judge Thomas J. Sheeran, MacKenzie was sent to the...
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