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County Legislature votes against Sanctuary State Bill

LOCKPORT― Niagara County Legislature voted unanimously last night in opposition to a bill that would make New York State a “sanctuary state.”

Wednesday, May 22, 2019/Author: Douglas Hoover/Number of views (15)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Promoting Stop the Bleed Training to Empower Bystanders and Save Lives

National Stop the Bleed Month (May) is a call to action to get trained and equipped to save lives. Niagara County Emergency Services and the Niagara County Department of Health (NCDOH) are working ...
Wednesday, May 22, 2019/Author: Health Department/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Public Forum on Scams Targeting Older Adults

LOCKPORT― In observance of National Elder Abuse Awareness Month, Niagara County’s Office for the Aging and Council on Elder Abuse will be holding a public forum on the current scams targeting older adults in the community.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019/Author: Douglas Hoover/Number of views (42)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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County declares State of Emergency

Lake Ontario water levels climbing rapidly

NEWFANE ― County and State officials have declared a State of Emergency for every shoreline district that could potentially be affected by rising Lake Ontario water levels.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019/Author: Douglas Hoover/Number of views (51)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Town of Newfane receives Pharmaceutical Collection Container

Fight against drug abuse and pollution

NEWFANE ― At a press conference today, County and State officials announced the expansion of Niagara County’s permanent pharmaceutical drop box program to the Town of Newfane in order to enhance the collection of pharmaceuticals in rural portions of the county.

Thursday, May 16, 2019/Author: Douglas Hoover/Number of views (109)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Niagara County Department of Health Reports First Rabies Case of 2019

The Niagara County Department of Health has been notified that a raccoon submitted for rabies testing from Ditch Road in the Town of Royalton (Wolcottsville) was confirmed positive for rabies. This ...
Thursday, May 16, 2019/Author: Health Department/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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The Niagara County Opioid Task Force (OASIS) and Niagara Falls School District Team Up to Help Others through Bus Bench Project

NIAGARA FALLS ― Earlier today, the Niagara County Opioid Task Force (OASIS) joined school administrators and art students from Niagara Falls High School to unveil the “Bus Bench Project.” 

Thursday, May 9, 2019/Author: Douglas Hoover/Number of views (258)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Solar Power Announcement

Here comes the sun…and the savings!             Eligible households can tap into the community solar power farm in their area to cut their electric costs. For Niagara County, the closest farms ...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019/Author: Social Services Department/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Legislator Randy Bradt to host Second Amendment Forum

Senator Ortt joins elected leaders in NT

NORTH TONAWANDA ― Senator Robert Ortt will join Niagara County Legislator Randy Bradt, Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski and President of the Second Amendment Forever Chapter Niagara County Ed Pettitt to host a Second Amendment forum on Thursday, May 9th – 6:30pm at Stephen Sikora Post, 950 Payne Avenue, North Tonawanda.

Monday, May 6, 2019/Author: Douglas Hoover/Number of views (244)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Marijuana Ad Hoc Committee holds first meeting

LOCKPORT― The newly appointed marijuana ad hoc committee held its first meeting Tuesday to examine the local impact of impending marijuana legalization in New York State.

Monday, May 6, 2019/Author: Douglas Hoover/Number of views (196)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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