- Ceremony kicks off Holiday Lights of Niagara display in Hyde Park With the flip of a switch Wednesday night, the Holiday Lights of Niagara once again shone bright in Hyde Park.
- SLIDESHOW: Heart Love and Soul hosts Thanksgiving luncheon The Heart Love and Soul Food Pantry held its annual Thanksgiving lunch on Tuesday afternoon.
- Falls getting into giving spirit on Dec. 3 It's official -- Mayor Paul Dyster proclaimed Dec. 3 as Niagara Falls's Day of Giving during a ceremony at city hall on Tuesday. Dyster was joined by representatives from Community Missions of Niagara Frontier and Niagara University, two local organizations taking part in the initiative.
- New iHope Church in North Tonawanda to host Thanksgiving meal for community When the new iHope Community Church opened in September, lead pastor Matthew Richbart spoke about how he wanted the church to be "a real community church," with frequent outreach events and an atmosphere of family.
United Way to light the way for holiday season on Wednesday
One of Niagara Falls’ most recognizable holiday traditions will once again shed light and holiday cheer throughout the city, when the United Way of Greater Niagara kicks off the annual Holiday Lights of Niagara Trail.
- AAA projects slight drop in Thanksgiving travel Overall travel will drop slightly this week over last year, according to the latest projections released by the national American Automobile Association.
Falls officials set to mark Giving Tuesday
Mayor Paul A. Dyster will deliver a proclamation to recognize Giving Tuesday, the national giving day celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Community Missions of Niagara will be represented for their participation in the Giving Tuesday campaign and service to the community.
- Hundreds gather to mourn the passing of Charlie the Chimp The line of people snaked all the way out of the door of the Town on Niagara Community Center Sunday night.
- Family helps young cancer victim's journey continue Some people spend a lifetime trying to cement their legacy for future generations. Missed opportunities pile up and, too often, the end comes with regrets.
- Vietnam veteran's widow presented with medals on Sunday A Next-of-Kin Gold Star Lapel Button was presented to Blanche Lucas of Lockport on Sunday -- 45 years after her husband was killed in Vietnam. A construction mechanic in the United States Navy, Richard M. Sprout was killed in action in Dong Ha, Vietnam in 1968 during an artillery attack on base. Lucas, who has since remarried, never received the Gold Star Lapel Button at the time of Sprout's death.
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