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County Brings Jobs Focus to Lockport

Eastern Niagara Job Fair Follows Successful Efforts in Falls

LOCKPORT—Niagara Director of Employment and Training Donald Jablonski said that successful hiring numbers at a pair of job fairs held in Niagara Falls makes him “optimistic and hopeful” regarding a planned Lockport career fair being held next Wednesday.

Tuesday, May 09, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (649)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.0
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Waters, Rain Force Restrictions at County Parks

Bank Slide at Krull Park, Failure of Stairwell on Trail at Royalton Ravine Limiting Public Access

OLCOTT—High waters and rains have undermined the ground at two popular Niagara County parks, forcing officials to restrict public access to portions of both until further notice.
Friday, May 05, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (714)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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County Backs Downtown Lockport Development Efforts With Building Transfer

Former Bank Building Played Role in City's History

LOCKPORT—County lawmakers overwhelmingly backed a resolution Tuesday that will transfer a surplus building in Lockport’s downtown to the city in a move intended to help city planners bring a professional office building online in the heart of the business district.

Wednesday, May 03, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (664)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 1.0
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County To Collect Household Hazardous Waste

LOCKPORT—Niagara County is rolling out a new voucher system for household hazardous waste collection, Infrastructure and Facilities Committee Chairman John Syracuse, R-Newfane, and Refuse District Committee Chairman Mike Hill, R-Middleport, announced.

Monday, May 01, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (1163)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.5
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County Begins Sandbagging Lake Shore

Work Site Will Be Open to Media Saturday

OLCOTT—As Niagara County begins the hard work of reinforcing its northern shore against rising water levels in Lake Ontario, county emergency personnel are reporting that several thousand sandbags have already been filled late today.
Friday, April 21, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (916)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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State of Emergency:

NIAGARA CO. PUBLIC SAFETY LEADERS PLAN 2 P.M. PRESS CONFERENCE

OLCOTT—Top leaders from Niagara County’s government, joined by federal, state and town officials, will converge on Olcott Harbor at 2 p.m. today and declare a State of Emergency in Niagara County as rising lake levels are pushed higher heading into the weekend.
Thursday, April 20, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (963)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Spring Career Fair Wednesday

Andres: Growing U.S. Economy 'Opens Door For Local Jobseekers'

Niagara Falls—Niagara County’s annual Spring Career Fair—where local job-seekers are paired with local employers looking for quality workers—will be held Wednesday, Director of Employment and Training Department Donald Jablonski said.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (1120)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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County Leadership told to Brace for Storm

Departments Directed to Prepare for Staffing, Equipment Needs

Lockport—The leadership of Niagara County’s government has been put on notice to prepare to meet anticipated manpower and equipment needs heading into an anticipated late-winter Nor’easter snowstorm.
Monday, March 13, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (1203)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.0
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Power Restored at Courthouse, Civil Defense Bldg

Lockport - Power was restored at the Niagara County Courthouse and Civil Defense building shortly before 3:00 p.m. today, County Manager Rick Updegrove announced.
Thursday, March 09, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (843)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Courthouse Campus Closed

Lockport - Several Niagara County office building are closed indefinitely due to the impact of Wednesday's wind storms, which left them without power or telephone service.
Thursday, March 09, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (894)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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