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Niagara Offers A to Z Solution: Niagara County Will Make Bid for Amazon's Attention

NIAGARA FALLS—Niagara County economic development officials will pitch the county to global commerce giant Amazon as an optimal site to expand its entry into foreign markets and optimize legal free-trade and international commerce opportunities in an era when multilateral trade treaties are undergoing increasing scrutiny at the federal level.
Friday, September 08, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (747)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Niagara Officials React to AG's Fentanyl Warning

County Opiate Task Force Will Meet to Consider Further Steps

LOCKPORT—Niagara County officials are taking the discovery of fentanyl-laced pills that resemble prescription oxycodone pills in Western New York seriously, pledging today to devise steps to deal with the new threat.
Friday, September 08, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (676)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.0
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20th Annual "Kidz 'N' Kites"

TOWN OF NIAGARA – This year marks the 20th anniversary of one of the most popular family events in the area. And it’s FREE!  “KIDZ ‘N’ KITES” will be making its annual appearance on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 at Veterans Memorial Community Park, 7000 Lockport Road. Registration begins at 11 a.m. and fly time runs noon to 2 p.m.
Friday, August 25, 2017/Author: Donna Doknovitch/Number of views (1086)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Crime in the Crosshairs: D.A. Wojtaszek, Police Chiefs Sign Joint MOU at Crime Analysis Center

NIAGARA FALLS—Niagara County District Attorney Caroline A. Wojtaszek and the pantheon of local crime fighters were on-hand Wednesday morning to formalize an agreement to partner their agencies with the county’s efforts to identify—and successfully prosecute—criminals.

Thursday, August 24, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (900)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Empowering Communities to Fight Crime: D.A., Police Chiefs Sign Falls Crime Analysis Center MOU Wednesday, Expanding its Crime-fighting Reach Throughout County

NIAGARA FALLS—Niagara County District Attorney Caroline A. Wojtaszek will lead a team of local crime fighters Wednesday in announcing new steps expanding the county’s newest resource in the fight to identify—and successfully prosecute—criminals.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (797)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Demanding Answers: Legislators Will Announce Plans to Seek Resignations, Criminal Probe of Niagara Falls Water Board at Noon

LOCKPORT—Niagara County Legislature Majority Leader Randy R. Bradt, R-North Tonawanda, will be joined by several county lawmakers at a noon press conference announcing the Legislature’s plan to formally demand the resignations of the entire Niagara Falls Water Board and the agency’s top management following Saturday’s wastewater release debacle.
Thursday, August 03, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (915)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Legislature May Seek Criminal Investigation of NF Water Board

Weekend Wastewater Release 'Can't Be Swept Under the Rug' - Bradt Board, Leadership 'Must Resign' - Wydysh

NIAGARA FALLS—Niagara County lawmakers will be summoned to a special meeting next week to take up four resolutions that urge the leadership of the Niagara Falls Water Board to resign, and calling for criminal investigations of the weekend release of black, foul-smelling wastewater at the base of Niagara Falls.

Thursday, August 03, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (832)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Jastrzemski Elected Head of WNY County Clerks' Group

Will Use Post to Advance Issues Impacting DMV, Pistols

LOCKPORT—Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski has been elected chairman of the Western Region of the New York State Association of County Clerks, and is already promising to use the post to advance several hot-button state issues impacting county clerks across the state.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (784)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.5
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On the Same Frequency: North Tonawanda, County Officials, NT PBA to Announce Details fo Dispatch Deal Friday

NORTH TONAWANDA—Niagara County and North Tonawanda elected leaders and public safety officials will be joined by the North Tonawanda police union at a joint press conference Friday morning to discuss the details of a five-year deal that modifies the county’s dispatch system based on input from North Tonawanda police.
Friday, July 21, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (678)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 1.5
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Highway Dept Adds New Equipment to Tackle Aggressive Road Plan

Public Works Releases 2017 Highway Repair List as it Rolls Out New Road Maintenance Machines

LOCKPORT—After a spring spent successfully battling Lake Ontario flooding, Niagara County Public Works Commissioner Garret Meal showcased new machinery acquired by his department for county legislative leaders right before the Independence Day holiday.
Monday, July 10, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (856)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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