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Medical Marijuana Wins Unanimous Backing

County Supports Lewiston Pharmaceutical Outfit

Lockport—Medical marijuana production is welcome in Niagara County, county lawmakers unanimously declared Tuesday night after a Lewiston-based company announced plans to produce a pharmaceutical-grade strain of the plant under rules set forth in New York’s Compassionate Care Act.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (91)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Free Diabetes Prevention Program in Niagara Falls

Lockport - The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in collaboration with the Niagara County Office for the Aging is offering a free Diabetes Prevention Program scheduled to begin on ...
Tuesday, March 17, 2015/Author: Health Department/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Leaders Roll Out Air Base Marketing Effort

Updegrove Helps Roll Out Marketing Video at NFARS

Niagara—Niagara County economic development leaders and the leadership of the Niagara County Legislature helped roll out new marketing materials designed to protect the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station and its 3,000 jobs as the federal government ramps up to consider further base closures.
Friday, March 13, 2015/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (131)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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County Lawmakers Pleased ATF Blinked

Say Reversal on Bullet Ban Right Move

Lockport—A pair of Niagara County legislators who, last week, won unanimous backing for condemnation of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives’ pursuit of a ban on a popular rifle bullet, today praised that agency’s decision to back down—but questioned why federal bureaucrats ever contemplated the move in the first place.
Thursday, March 12, 2015/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (168)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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World Tuberculosis Day is March 24th

March 24th marks the anniversary of the 1882 discovery of Tuberculosis Bacteria (TB).  TB is an infectious, airborne disease that usually affects the lungs.  Sometimes it invades other parts of the ...
Thursday, March 12, 2015/Author: Health Department/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Summer Employment Opportunities for Niagara County Youth ages 16-19

Applications due April 24, 2015

Applications are now being accepted for Niagara County Employment & Training's Summer Youth Employment Program
Thursday, March 12, 2015/Author: Administrator Account/Number of views (88)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Free Diabetes Prevention Program in Niagara Falls

The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in collaboration with the Niagara County Office for the Aging is offering a free Diabetes Prevention Program scheduled to begin on Thursday, ...
Saturday, March 07, 2015/Author: Health Department/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Bipartisan Anger Over Obama Bullet Ban

Bipartisan Anger Over Obama Bullet Ban

Lawmakers Unanimous in Denouncing Executive Action on Ammo

In a rare show of bipartisan anger aimed at the Obama Administration, Niagara County lawmakers came together Tuesday to unanimously sponsor and pass a resolution opposing planned “executive actions” that would outlaw one of the most commonly-used rifle bullets.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (234)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Sheriff James Voutour Elected President of the New York State Sheriffs’ Association

Sheriff James Voutour Elected President of the New York State Sheriffs’ Association

Albany,NY - The New York State Sheriffs’ Association held elections of its board of directors at the 81st Annual Winter Training Conference on Tuesday at the Desmond Hotel in Albany, NY. 
Friday, February 27, 2015/Author: Sheriff's Dept/Number of views (204)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Park's Shelter Reservations Opening March 1, 2015

Niagara County Park will begin accepting shelter reservation on March 1, 2015.
Friday, February 27, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (167)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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