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Spread the Net at Brock University

Rick Mercer, Belinda Stronach and many more speak at Brock University to promote the Spread the Net program.

A Lesson on Niagara’s Wines

Barenaked Ladies Share Stories About Niagara Falls

The Barenaked Ladies share experiences from being on the Canadian side of the falls while performing at Seneca Casino.

Happy Birthday Pen Centre #2

Happy Birthday Pen Centre

This young girl loves the Pen Centre but wants a store that only sells Webkins.

Faber Drive perform for Niagara Wine Festival

Video from a fans cell phone at the Niagara Wine Festival 2008.

Stephane Dion Visits the Niagara Wine Festival

From the St. Catharines Standard:

Liberal Leader Stephane Dion paid a whirlwind visit to Montebello Park shortly after 1 p.m. on Saturday.

During his walkabout of about an hour, Dion met with Liberal supporters and chatted with bystanders and others staffing winery and food kiosks.

His St. Catharines visit followed the 57th annual Pen Centre Grande Parade, which was a longer affair this year and seemed slightly better attended.

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Marineland’s Masterbating Bear

Greater Niagara’s “Country Byways”

A short video about the “Country Byways” of Niagara County, NY.

Can-Bike Bicycle Rodeo

Are your children biking to school? Do they need a reminder about the rules of road, or need their skills improved to ensure they are cycling safely?

On Sunday September 21st 2008, the Welland Community Policing Committee will be working in conjunction with the Niagara Region Public Health department and the Niagara Regional Police Service to offer a bike safety clinic and rodeo at Empire Elementary School, 20 Duncan St. in the City of Welland from 12:20 pm – 4:30 pm.

The bike rodeo is FREE, and open to all residents of the Niagara Region. Hamburgers and hotdogs will be available. The rodeo is open to children ages 3 – 14. Kids will be given bicycle safety instruction, have their bike maintained, and put through a rodeo circuit to test their skills. Parents are also encouraged to attend with their bicycles to have them tuned up and put in top working order.


Riding the Falls

Here’s a segment from Good Morning America about daredevils in Niagara.

More Faces of the Floral Clock

Also see: The Many Faces Of The Niagara Floral Clock
Niagara Floral Clock
Niagara Falls Floral Clock
Floral Clock in Niagra Falls
Floral Clock in Nigara Falls Ontario
Niagara Parks Floral Clock

The Manhole Thief has been Caught

Early Friday morning, it was discovered that there were numerous manhole covers missing from the Thorold and Niagara-On-The-Lake areas. On Saturday, this crime spree continued in St. Catharines where witnesses observed a suspect placing a hook on the covers with a chain attached to a pick up truck then remove them and placed them in his vehicle.

Charged with seven counts of Theft Under $5000.00, One count of Mischief – Endangering Life, and several other related offenses is Ritchie Witkowski of no fixed address. He is currently being held in custody pending a Bail Hearing.

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Niagara Wine Country Video

TechTV Guest Drops One of a Kind

A one of a kind breaks on TechTV. Epic fail.

Marineland’s Dragon Mountain Coaster

This tourist takes a camera on the Dragon Mountain ride at Marineland in Niagara Falls. It brings back bad memories from when I went on it and got sick immediately after walking off. Enjoy.

Good Morning America Stops at the Falls

Good Morning America will broadcast live from Prospect Point in Niagara Falls this Tuesday.

In making the announcement, Diane Sawyer, Robin Roberts and Chris Cuomo said they will bring presidential candidates to interview them from the specially equipped train.

Spectators are asked to arrive at 6 a.m. About 150 people will be allowed into the prime viewing site. Homemade signs are encouraged.

Battle of Fort Erie Reenactment

Cheech and Chong to light up Fallsview Casino

Fallsview Casino Resort announced today that Cheech and Chong – one of the most popular comedy duos of the 1970s and 1980s – will bring their Light Up Canada tour to Fallsview as part of the resort’s autumn line-up.

The reunited Richard “Cheech” Marin and Tommy Chong will perform one show only in Fallsview’s Avalon Theatre on Thursday, November 6, beginning at 8:30pm.

Landlord Meeting

The Niagara Peninsula Landlords Self-Help Group is meeting on September 16 at 7pm. It will be in the St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Welland. For more information, please call group president Larry Osborn at 905-732-2828.

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