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Local radio icon Wallens passes

by TSchmitt
Mon, Oct 3rd 2011 09:37 am

Legendary Niagara Falls TV and radio personality Iney Wallins, who had stars like Liberace, Jack Benny, Ethel Merman and Harry Belafonte on her local show, died on Sunday.

Although she was born in Buffalo, Wallens became a major promoter of the Falls, using good news clips during her show and honoring locals who won community-based awards.

Her show ran in the Falls for more than four decades, finally ended its run in 2008 ... Wallens had been living at Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence in Lewiston.

 

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