Niagara Gazette — Santa Claus and City Administrator Donna Owens were among those that helped light up Old Falls Street Friday night during a ceremony.
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- As bids for Buffalo Bills come in, stadium group watches and waits Tuesday's deadline for submission of bids by individuals and groups looking to become the next owner of the Buffalo Bills is not likely to have an immediate effect on efforts to develop a new stadium in Western New York, possibly even in Niagara Falls.
Quiet streets a relief for Falls police
Falls police expressed relief Tuesday night that the city's streets in the North and South Ends had been "eerily quiet" for 48 hours.
- Assault suspect takes a plea, considers second plea deal in drive-by shooting case A young Falls man pleaded guilty Tuesday to his role in both a home invasion robbery and a second assault and robbery of the same victim.
- Border bridges to start taking E-ZPass on Aug. 11 Starting next month, the E-ZPass system will be accessible to motorists using the Rainbow, Whirlpool and Lewiston-Queenston bridges.
- North Tonawanda shuts down Sportsplex North Tonawanda officials have condemned the Sportsplex -- chaining the doors and shutting it to the public -- due to a long list of safety concerns that have gone unaddressed by the building's owners.
- Trump and 9 others bid on Bills
Lockport bank robbery suspect sought
The M&T Bank branch at Walnut and Pine streets was robbed just after noon Tuesday.
Underground Railroad center close to opening its doors
Niagara Falls' role in the story of the Underground Railroad will soon be on display.
- City awards $280K in grants to several downtown projects The city's banking arm has approved $280,000 in grants to local developers.
- Lewiston officials looking at a tough 2015 budget If the Lewiston Town Board wants to avoid enacting a town tax next year, about $1.5 million needs to be cut from the 2015 budget, officials said Monday night.
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