Niagara Gazette

Opinion

June 30, 2013

GLYNN: Wallenda eyes skyscraper walk

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Niagara Gazette — Wallend’s next outing? He’s told some friends that he would like to stroll between two New York City skyscrapers, perhaps from the Empire State Building to the Chrysler Building. 

New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is less than excited about that idea. 

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK: “If Nik Wallenda really wants a challenge, he should try crossing the political divide in Washington” — an editorial cartoon in the New York Post.

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HELPING HANDS DEPT.: Old Fort Niagara needs volunteers to help with the historic site’s annual French & Indian War Encampment set for next weekend, A spokesman said wide-ranging duties include parking, registration, admission, food service, the museum shop and crowd control. If you can help for one day or even a few hours, you’re asked to call Brian McDonald at 745-7611, ext. 229. The French & Indian War is one of the biggest events of the year at the landmark fortress.

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 QUICKIE QUIZ: Name the two large passenger boats that operated for many years between Buffalo, N.Y., and Crystal Beach, Ont. (Answer Thursday).

Contact reporter Don Glynn at 282-2311, ext. 2246.

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