Voices of Niagara: Bryan Printup, GIS Manager, Tuscarora Nation Environment Programme, Niagara County

The Tuscarora Indian Nation has a reservation of approximately 24km2 on the outskirts of Niagara Falls, New York. Originally from the area that is now North Carolina, the Tuscarora Indians decided to emigrate north at the beginning of the 18th century due to colonial conflict.  Because of ancestral connections, they were accepted as the Sixth … Continue reading Voices of Niagara: Bryan Printup, GIS Manager, Tuscarora Nation Environment Programme, Niagara County

Voices of Niagara: Michael Di Camillo, Di Camillo Bakery, Niagara Falls, New York

My name is Michael Di Camillo and my grandparents started Di Camillo Bakery in 1920.  They were both immigrants from the Abruzzo region of Italy.  They came separately and were married here in 1902.  They started their family here. My grandfather was working at the Shredded Wheat plant – that’s the iconic cereal started in … Continue reading Voices of Niagara: Michael Di Camillo, Di Camillo Bakery, Niagara Falls, New York

Voices of Niagara: Bandhan Khabra

"My name is Bandhan. I ended up in Niagara Falls, because my parents decided to move here from Long Island, to start building businesses, because they thought this would be a great area, because there were not many businesses they were interested in, in Long Island, and it’s easier to make money here. In Niagara … Continue reading Voices of Niagara: Bandhan Khabra

Voices of Niagara: Constance Hamilton, Sass Hair Salon

"My name is Constance G. Hamilton and I own and operate the beauty salon.  I do hair, make up, ear piercing. My father came here from Alabama because there was work.  At the time, there was no work in Alabama, unless you worked on a farm or something; he was having a new family, myself … Continue reading Voices of Niagara: Constance Hamilton, Sass Hair Salon

Voices of Niagara: Angela Berti, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

The Niagara Falls State Park is in the city of Niagara Falls, New York, on the American-Canadian border. It lines the Niagara River near the Falls on the American side and incorporates the American Falls, the Bridal Veil Falls and a portion of the Horseshoe Falls, as well as Goat Island.  The State Park is … Continue reading Voices of Niagara: Angela Berti, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Voices of Niagara: Joe Hotchkiss, Powercity Eatery

Powercity Eatery is located on Third Street, an up and coming street with a mix of cafes, bars and restaurants founded by young entrepreneurs hoping to revitalize the downtown tourist district of Niagara Falls, New York. "We are Power City Eatery.  We are a New York style eatery and café.  We serve fresh deli sandwiches, … Continue reading Voices of Niagara: Joe Hotchkiss, Powercity Eatery

Voices of Niagara: Jeff Morrow, The Book Corner

“My name is Jeff Morrow, I own The Book Corner here on Main Street in Niagara Falls. Our family came into the Falls in the ‘60s and bought this store, the Book Corner, so I grew up locally, living in Hyde Park first, and then moving to Lewiston.  My earlier childhood memories are of spending … Continue reading Voices of Niagara: Jeff Morrow, The Book Corner

Voices of Niagara: Charles Harris, Project Green Space

"My name is Charles Harris, I am a Youth Center Assistant at The Connection Center, an after school programme run by Planned Parenthood.  Being a Youth Center Assistant I work in the kitchen, I fund different type of activities and I’m the Director of Project Green Space.  Project Green Space is basically what you see … Continue reading Voices of Niagara: Charles Harris, Project Green Space