Niagara Falls

Developers support locations for Albright Knox, Philharmonic near Niagara Falls State Park

Gordon Reger, who leads the ownership group of the landmark One Niagara Center, is preparing a redevelopment plan for the former Occidental Chemical headquarters that has since been redeveloped into a tourist welcome center. It is rumored that Reger favors

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Niagara Falls

Olmsted has left the region’s best Olmsted park

BY FRANK PARLATO The Empire State Development Corp.will be issuing a request for proposals to build “greater outdoor activities” on Goat Island, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Build on Goat Island. “[T]hat will boost tourism and give people an international

Niagara Falls

Schwandt to resign as Alderman for position at NYPA

North Tonawanda Alderwoman-at-Large Catherine Schwandt will be resigning from her elected position with the city of North Tonawanda to pursue a full-time position with the New York Power Authority (NYPA), she announced this week. NYPA is the behemoth, quasi-governmental authority