Thompson Set To Host 116th Birthday Celebration For Niagara Falls

Antoine M Thompson

March 04, 2008

Niagara Falls, NY- On March 17, 1892, which also happens to be St. Patrick’s Day, The City of Niagara Falls was incorporated. This year, the world-renowned City of Niagara Falls is celebrating its 116th birthday. This wonderful event follows up Niagara County’s Bi-Centennial Celebration which was held on February 29th.

In honor of this momentous birth milestone, Antoine M. Thompson, New York State Senator (D-60, Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties), will host a party to celebrate Niagara Falls’ 116th birthday on Friday March 14, 2008. The celebration will take place within the lobby of City Hall, located at 745 Main Street, from 5:00pm – 6:00pm. This event is free and open to the public; light refreshments will be served.

Senator Thompson will be joined by Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster, Council Chairman Samuel Fruscione, Councilman Charles Walker, Legislator Renae Kimble, the Niagara Falls High School Choir, the Niagara Falls Housing Authority Choir, Rev. William Nelson- Loefke, Rev. Valerie Haynes and many more.  

WHO:             Hon. Antoine M. Thompson, New York State Senator, 60th 
                        District; Hon. Paul Dyster, Mayor of Niagara Falls; Hon. Sam 
                        Fruscione, Niagara Falls City Council Chairman; Hon. Charles 
                        Walker, Niagara Falls City Council; Hon. Renae Kimble, 
                        Niagara County Legislator; Rev. William Nelson- Loefke; Rev. 
                        Valerie Haynes; the Niagara Falls High School Choir; and the 
                        Niagara Falls Housing Authority Choir.

WHAT:           Celebration of the City of Niagara Falls’ 116th Birthday

WHEN:           Friday, March 14, 2008 from 5:00pm to 6:00pm

WHERE:        The Lobby of Niagara Falls City Hall, 745 Main St.

WHY:              To celebrate the reaching of a milestone, reflecting on past 
                        accomplishments, and to target future successes.