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Two Seneca Casino Resorts Earn TripAdvisor® Award for Third Straight Year

Two Seneca Casino Resorts Earn TripAdvisor® Award for Third Straight Year

For the third year in a row, TripAdvisor® – known as “the world’s largest travel site” – has bestowed its prestigious Certificate of Excellence upon both Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel in Niagara Falls and Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel in Salamanca. Only select properties on the online site receive the award for frequent and consistent positive reviews with a minimum overall rating of 4-out-of-5 stars by travel reviewers.

The Certificate of Excellence honors hospitality excellence worldwide, and just the top-performing 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive the accolade. In addition to the minimum overall “4” rating, businesses must be listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months and achieve a steady volume of reviews.

Seneca Casinos Offers Two Spectacular Fireworks Displays for the Public This July

Seneca Casinos Offers Two Spectacular Fireworks Displays for the Public This July

Seneca Casinos will host some of the most extravagant fireworks displays in Western New York to celebrate the upcoming Independence Day holiday. Each of the two Seneca Casino resort properties, in Niagara Falls and Salamanca, will host these exciting and memorable events, which are free and open to the public.

The first display takes place Friday, July 4, outside Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel in Salamanca, and begins at approximately 9:30 p.m. near the outdoor parking lot. A rain date is slated for Saturday, July 5.

A second fabulous fireworks display takes place Saturday, July 5, outside Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel in Niagara Falls, and begins at approximately 9:40 p.m. near the 6th St. outdoor parking lot. A rain date is slated for Sunday, July 6. 

Both displays will last approximately 20 minutes. The public is welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets, and also is encouraged to allow ample time for nearby parking.

Renovated Idlewyld Inn & Spa Welcomes Visitors to London's Luxurious Side

Renovated Idlewyld Inn & Spa Welcomes Visitors to London's Luxurious Side

 

Beautiful gardens, statuary and patios greet you upon your arrival at London, Ontario’s Idlewyld Inn & Spa. Recently renovated, the Idlewyld has been a local landmark since 1878 and now combines the elegance of a bygone era with all the modern amenities that travelers have come to expect from a luxury hotel. 

Twenty-one stylish, sophisticated and modern guest rooms await, along with an on-site spa, an exceptional fine dining restaurant and both indoor and outdoor dining areas. The gorgeous front and rear patios are perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch or drinks with you traveling companion or groups of friends. 

Niagara University’s Golisano Center Earns LEED Gold Certification

Niagara University’s Golisano Center Earns LEED Gold Certification

Niagara University’s B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences has earned a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification – Gold Rating from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is an internationally recognized standard for evaluating the performance of green buildings, created by the USGBC. LEED takes a whole-building approach to environmentally sustainable design and construction in six areas, including:

Nonimmigrant Visa Appointments in Canada Restricted in Summer 2014

Nonimmigrant Visa Appointments in Canada Restricted in Summer 2014

 

Summer is a busy time of year for everyone, including the United States government. In order to keep up with nonimmigrant visa demands, visa appointments have been significantly restricted for Third Country Nationals (TCNs) in Canada. In this context, “TCN” refers to any non-Canadian citizen or legal resident applying for a U.S. nonimmigrant visa at an embassy or consulate in Canada.

First Responder Disability Awareness Training Program at NU Receives State Award

First Responder Disability Awareness Training Program at NU Receives State Award

The Niagara University First Responder Disability Awareness Training program received the New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council 2014 Forging Pathways Award during an awards luncheon on May 29 in Saratoga, N.Y.

The purpose of the Forging Pathways Grantee Recognition Program is to recognize and reward extraordinary quality, creativity, innovation, and success in DDPC funded grants.

In September 2010, Niagara University was the only institution awarded a $550,000 grant from the DDPC to develop and conduct a statewide disability awareness and sensitivity curriculum and the corresponding training tools for first responders.

The grant, which has since been extended, allows project director David Whalen to facilitate the establishment of a First Responder Disability Awareness Training program at Niagara University, which provides training throughout New York state.

No Frills Buffalo Publishing Company Announces Two New Releases

No Frills Buffalo Publishing Company Announces Two New Releases

 

Two new books published by No Frills Buffalo recently hit bookstore shelves, including “Shadow Boxing: A Tom Donovan Mystery” by David Coleman, and “Post-Mortem Depression and Other Maladies of English” by Jimmy Neureuther.