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Radon Tests are Encouraged and Free Kits are Available

According to a state study, ten percent (10%) of the basements in homes in Niagara County have reported radon levels above the radioactive measurement of four Picocuries per liter (pCi/L), which is the short-term safety standard.  Fifteen percent (15%) of homes tested in the City of Lockport are estimated to have exceeded that standard.  Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths among nonsmokers in America and claims the lives of about 21,000 Americans each year.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019/Author: Administrator Account/Number of views (107)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New York State Announces February SNAP Benefits Being Issued Early Due to Federal Government Shutdown

Most New Yorkers Receiving SNAP Will Get Full February Benefits by January 17

The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance today announced that most recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will receive their full February benefits early, due to the ongoing federal government shutdown. Current SNAP recipients may receive their February benefits by Thursday, January 17.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019/Author: Administrator Account/Number of views (112)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Department of Health Cites Facilities for Tobacco Sales to Minors

The Niagara County Department of Health and the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, under contract with the Department, have been conducting tobacco compliance checks throughout Niagara County since ...
Monday, January 14, 2019/Author: Health Department/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Casino Money for North Tonawanda History Museum

North Tonawanda- Legislator Rich Andres and Legislator Randy Bradt initiated a resolution for the North Tonawanda History Museum to receive $4,000.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019/Author: Administrator Account/Number of views (158)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Seeks the Help of Residents in Completing Health Survey

Niagara County is conducting a collaborative Community Health Assessment (CHA) to understand the health needs and concerns of our communities.  “We are aiming to discover how to best serve our ...
Friday, December 28, 2018/Author: Health Department/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NIAGARA CO. ADOPTS $359M SPENDING PLAN

TAX CUT MEANS RATES ARE AGAIN LOWEST IN DECADES

LOCKPORT—Niagara County lawmakers approved a $359 million budget plan Tuesday night reducing taxes to their lowest level in decades, at $7.01 per $1,000 of assessed valuation.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018/Author: Administrator Account/Number of views (389)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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County Receives $6 Million Grant for Emergency Communications Upgrade

Lockport, NY – Niagara County has been awarded a $6 million grant from The NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, Office of Interoperable and Emergency Communications.  The award is from the 2018 SICG-Targeted Program, which is being distributed based on an analysis of data related to the implementation of National Interoperability Channels in New York.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018/Author: Administrator Account/Number of views (416)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Health Department Urges It Is Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot

Flu season is upon us once again. It’s time to protect yourself and your family from the flu. This year, National Influenza Vaccination Week is 12/2/18 to 12/8/18. Flu activity will be increasing ...
Wednesday, November 28, 2018/Author: Health Department/Number of views (2)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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World AIDS Day

December 1 st marks the 30 th World AIDS Day.  This year’s theme is “Know Your Status”.  One in seven people living with HIV are unaware of their infection.  The Niagara County Department of ...
Tuesday, November 27, 2018/Author: Health Department/Number of views (2)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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One Hour Delay Planned for Tuesday Opening at Niagara Falls DMV

Niagara Falls – Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski announced today that the Niagara Falls DMV, located at 1001 11th St., will delay opening by one hour on Tuesday, November 27th to accommodate an equipment update by NYS DMV.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018/Author: Administrator Account/Number of views (398)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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