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BARKER CHEMICAL REMEDIATION GETS $25K BOOST

BARKER—An abandoned site that once housed a herbicide manufacturer and required extensive
environmental remediation more than a decade ago may be able to return to the active rolls if new
studies find the clean-up was successful, town of Somerset and Niagara County officials announced
today.
Monday, February 13, 2012/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1952)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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LEGISLATORS HAIL COUNTY’S BOLD ECONOMIC AGENDA

LOCKPORT—Niagara County lawmakers received the first segment of a two-part annual briefing
on the state of the county’s economy and economic development efforts from the men tasked
with leading the herculean effort to keep Niagara County’s economy growing against the
backdrop of a weak national economy Tuesday night.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3467)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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LOCAL LEADERS BRIEFED ON GOVERNOR’S SPENDING PLAN

LOCKPORT—Top government officials from Niagara County, Lockport, and surrounding
communities were on-hand Wednesday at Lockport City Hall to receive a briefing on Gov.
Andrew M. Cuomo’s 2012-2013 executive budget from one of the state’s top economic
development officials.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3373)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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STATE DESIGNATES CAMBRIA TECHNOLOGY PARK ‘SHOVEL READY’

CAMBRIA—Top leaders from Western New York were on-hand in Cambria this morning to announce that
New York state had designated a new high-tech business park in Cambria “shovel ready”—making the
site one of the first in the state to be declared ready for nearly-instant development.
Thursday, February 2, 2012/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3885)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NEW 152-ACRE SITE AMONG FIRST PRE-QUALIFIED FOR PLANT

CAMBRIA—Top leaders from Niagara County and New York state will be on hand 9
a.m. Thursday morning as a new high-tech industrial park sited in the Town of Cambria
receives New York state’s new “Shovel Ready Certification” from Empire State
Development Corp. officials—meaning that new companies can break ground at the site
without the red tape often associated with new construction projects.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1977)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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LEGISLATURE TO TAKE UP SALE OF HOME HEALTHCARE CERTIFICATE

LOCKPORT—Niagara County lawmakers will review and act on a recommendation by County Manager
Jeffrey M. Glatz and Public Health Director Daniel J. Stapleton to sell the county’s home healthcare
certificate to Catholic Health at a committee meeting next week.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2221)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

Take some time this January to observe Cervical Health Awareness Month and learn what you can do to detect and prevent cervical cancer. “Cervical Health Awareness Month is an excellent time for women to talk to their health care provider about cervical cancer screening and prevention”, said Claudia Kurtzworth, Coordinator of the Cancer Services Program of Niagara County.
Friday, January 6, 2012/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1861)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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FRESHMAN LEGISLATORS INAUGURATED

WHEATFIELD—As representatives in the 15-member Niagara County Legislature were sworn in
around Niagara County this past weekend, several were taking oaths for the first time as
elected officials.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2770)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Weathering the Cold

It appears that winter has finally arrived along with its plunging temperatures. To stay safe and healthy during the winter months it is important to be aware of the dangers of the cold temperatures, whether indoors or outdoors.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2133)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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TEXT OF THE 2012 STATE OF THE COUNTY ADDRESS

LOCKPORT—Legislature Chairman William L. Ross, C-Wheatfield, is currently delivering the following
State of the County address at the Niagara County Courthouse. Tonight marks the start of Ross’s ninth
term as Chairman of the Legislature:
Tuesday, January 3, 2012/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2292)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.0
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