Blog posts by bwilliams

by George Bailey   

The 200th anniversary ceremony commemorating this past Friday of the Battle of Lundy’s Lane which occurred on July 25, 1814 was a great success. I’ve attached a few photos I took of the event.   I am reminded that following this bloody battle there were... Read more...

by George Bailey   

I rode my bike from Niagara Falls along the lower Niagara Parkway to Niagara on the Lake yesterday. Off the parkway I stopped at a few of the half dozen fruit and vegetable stands found along the way. I was reminded how fortunate locals and visitors are t... Read more...

by George Bailey   

It was 54 years ago this month on July 9th,1960 7-year old Roger Woodward, as the result of a boating accident, went over the Canadian Horseshoe Falls wearing only a life jacket and survived. His 17-year old sister, Deanne was also miraculously plucked fr... Read more...

by George Bailey   

I had the pleasure this past weekend to attend the 4,132 performance at this popular Niagara Falls, Canada Dinner Show.   I can remember attending the first performance of this dinner theatre show in the spring of 1994.It was then held in the building t... Read more...

by George Bailey   

I can still remember as a 12 year old boy living in Niagara Falls Ontario the collapse of the Schoellkopf Power Station into the Niagara Gorge on June 7th of 1956. It occurred about 5 pm in the afternoon and I happened to be near the falls with my 14 yea... Read more...

by George Bailey   

It was with sadness that I learned of the passing of Dick Mann on May 7th of this year at the age of 81.   You may not have known Dick personally but chances are you’ve seen some of his work. Dick was one of two long time operators that have lit up Niag... Read more...

by George Bailey   

There are plenty of exciting events happened on this Canadian Victoria Day and U.S. Memorial Day weekend.   Canada’s longest running fireworks takes place near the falls at 10 pm on Friday, Sunday and Monday.   The popular free outdoor Coca Cola conce... Read more...