Dan Aykroyd visits with fans in Niagara Falls New York
Niagara Falls - Hollywood actor Dan Aykroyd visits with fans on Saturday afternoon at Super Market Liquors and Wines, 8438 Niagara Falls Boulevard, Niagara Falls, New York. Hundreds of fans lined up to meet the Canadian born comedian, actor, screenwriter, musician and winemaker. Aykroyd, who was given the key to the city of Niagara Falls, signed bottles of his Crystel Head vodka as well as memoriabilia from his career. Aykroyd thanked the mayor for the honor and also thanked the city for staging next week's 4th Annual Blues Festival. Aykroyd's most enduring role was that of Jake Elwood, one half of the Blues Brothers, along with the late John Belushi. The movie, by the same name, was released in 1980 and rejuvenate interest in the blues.
SLIDE SHOW: 46 Same-Sex couples wed near brink of falls
Fourty-six same-sex couples tied the knot at Goat Island State Park Monday morning, in celebration of the recently passed Marriage Equality Act in New York state. The mass wedding, which was presented by the Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp, included cake, flowers, music and much more, donated by more than a dozen local businesses and organizations.
SLIDESHOW: All hands on deck for Youngstown's regatta
More than 2,000 sailors and their supporters were expected in the village this weekend for the 37th Youngstown Level Regatta.
SLIDESHOW: Weekend festivals take over the Falls
City residents won’t have to look very far for something to do this weekend.
SLIDESHOW: Creedence Clearwater Revisited take the Artpark stage
Creedence Clearwater Revisted was the featured act for Artpark's Tuesday in the Park show.
SLIDESHOW: Memorial Day parade in the Falls
A 34-unit parade marched 1 mile between the City Market to the city’s perspective veteran monument site at 3300 Pine Avenue (near the intersection of Hyde Park and Pine Avenue).
SLIDESHOW: Patriot Flag hoisted above the Falls
Members of the Niagara Falls Fire Department, U.S. Army, NYS Parks Police, Niagara County Sheriffs and Niagara Falls Ontario Police Honor Guard participate Wednesday morning at the raising of The Patriot Flag on Goat Island.
NIAGARA COUNTY HIT BY DAMAGING WINDSTORM
High winds caused wide spread damage to trees powe lines and property Thursday morning and after noon as winds up to 83 miles per hour pounded Niagara County. The City of Niagara Falls was hit the hardest with an estimated 50 power lines and countless trees toppled. A driving warning was issued by Mayor Paul Dyster in the city due to the danger of falling trees and power lines.
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SLIDESHOW: Images from Thursday's sentencing of the Coluccis
Randy and Nicole Colucci were sentenced in Niagara County Court to three to nine years in state prison for the death of their infant daughter Carmen, who died after getting her head caught between her crib and a mattress with a television on it.
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