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Niagara County to honor Purple Heart recipients

LOCKPORT― Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski is launching a Purple Heart Recognition initiative for County veterans who are or were recipients of the Purple Heart ― the oldest military award presented to American service members.

Thursday, May 23, 2019/Author: Douglas Hoover/Number of views (290)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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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 (363)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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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 (258)/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 (256)/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 (259)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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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 (365)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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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 (339)/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 (258)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Volunteer Firefighters Push for New Members

Officials join together to kick-off Annual Firefighter Recruitment Drive

LOCKPORT― State and County fire officials joined elected leaders today at South Lockport Volunteer Fire Company to kick-off “RecruitNY 2019” as part of a statewide effort to increase volunteer firefighters.

Monday, April 22, 2019/Author: Douglas Hoover/Number of views (334)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Chairman of Legislature named to Buffalo Business First’s 2019 “Power 250”

LOCKPORT― Chairman of Niagara County Legislature, Wm. Keith McNall has been selected to the 2019 edition of the “Power 250” by Buffalo Business First.

Thursday, April 18, 2019/Author: Douglas Hoover/Number of views (313)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.0
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