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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 (37)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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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 (37)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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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 (640)/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 (697)/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 (392)/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 (452)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Jastrzemski Offers Local Tools for Pistol  Recertification

Jastrzemski Offers Local Tools for Pistol Recertification

Calls SAFE Act Requirement ‘Unneeded Mandate’

Lockport—Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski has added a computer and mail-in recertification forms to the Niagara County Pistol Permit office after the state launched a permit recertification website under rules imposed by the NY SAFE Act gun control law.

Monday, January 30, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (632)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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McNall: Redouble Budget Efforts

McNall: Redouble Budget Efforts

Tells County Manager to Continue Push for Lean Budgets, Low Taxes After 2017 Budget That Cut Spending, Brought Taxes to Lowest Rate of 21st Century

Lockport—The chairman of the Niagara County Legislature directed the county’s administration to redouble the efforts that led to passage of a budget that trimmed more than half a million dollars in spending and set Niagara County’s lowest tax rate of the 21st Century Tuesday in a State of the County address that clocked in at under a half hour and was interrupted by applause six times.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017/Author: Tami Deemer/Number of views (432)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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State of County 2017: McNall Urges Further Tight Budgeting

Lockport—Shortly after tonight’s meeting of the Niagara County Legislature convenes, Legislature Chairman Wm. Keith McNall, R-Lockport, will deliver his annual State of the County address.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (329)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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State of County Tonight

cNall Will Call for Policy Changes, Urge Teamsters Contract Approval, Respond to State of State

Lockport—Niagara County Legislature Chairman Wm. Keith McNall is set to address the leadership of the county’s government tonight, laying out a vision for 2017 and beyond in his second State of the County address at the Niagara County Courthouse.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (329)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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