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McNall Sets Out Policy Agenda for '18 - Employee Conduct, Lakeshore Flooding, Economic Development Headline Speech

LOCKPORT—Legislature Chairman Wm. Keith McNall, R-Lockport, delivered his State of the County message to colleagues at the Niagara County Courthouse tonight—his third since being elected head of county government in 2016.

In that wide-ranging speech, McNall laid out policy directives for most of the county government’s departments—telling agency leaders to take strong initiatives to cut government waste and work more cooperatively with each other and nearby governments in the name of greater efficiency and better services.

Thursday, January 18, 2018/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1452)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Taking Care of Families: DeLabio Begins Tenure as Niagara County Family Court Judge

LOCKPORT—Niagara County’s newest judge began the week in Albany, attending specialized training, while her staff settled in at the County Courthouse in Lockport.
Thursday, January 4, 2018/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1531)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Staying the Course: Legislative Leaders Continue in Posts McNall: 'Voters Affirmed Direction of Government, We're Honoring Their Trust'

LOCKPORT—The top leaders of Niagara County’s government will continue in their posts after last November’s election saw the entire County Legislature returned and passed a budget that produced the lowest property tax rate in at least 38 years.
Wednesday, January 3, 2018/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1328)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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As Concerns Mount About Recertification, Jastrzemski Brings Pistol Permit Town Hall Meeting to Newfane

NEWFANE—County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski continues to stress the importance of “recertification” to pistol permitholders around Niagara County next week with a town hall meeting in Newfane.

 

Tuesday, January 2, 2018/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1660)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Pistol Recertification Town Hall Set for Falls: Jastrzemski Will Talk with Falls Residents About SAFE Act Requirement Saturday

20,000 Pistol Permit HOlders in County Still Have Not Recertified, Risk Losing Permits

NIAGARA FALLS—Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski knows that an unpopular gun control law is raising lots of concerns for area residents, so Saturday he will be in Niagara Falls to help residents navigate new state-imposed legal requirements to keep their legally-owned handguns.
Thursday, December 14, 2017/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1407)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Niagara Co. Adopts $343M Spending Plan - Tax Cut Means Rates are Lowest in Decades

LOCKPORT—Niagara County lawmakers approved a $343 million budget plan Tuesday night that reduces spending reducing taxes to their lowest level in decades, at $7.10 per $1,000 of assessed valuation.

 

Wednesday, December 13, 2017/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1521)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Update: DMV Computer Service Restored - All Motor Vehicles Transactions May Be Processed

LOCKPORT—Department of Motor Vehicles computer service has been restored by the New York State Office of Information Technology Services, County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski announced.
Thursday, December 7, 2017/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1125)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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DMVs Open, But Unable to Process Transactions

State Computer Outage Means Motor Vehicles Offices Offering Severely Limited Services

LOCKPORT—County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski said this morning that a statewide computer outage that first occurred Wednesday afternoon and is affecting multiple agencies continues to be a problem, limiting what local Department of Motor Vehicles offices can do—but that they will be open to assist the public and answer questions.
Thursday, December 7, 2017/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1126)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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State Computer Outage Shuts DMVs 'Critical Incident' Affecting Multiple Agencies Leaves Local DMVs Unable to Process Transactions

LOCKPORT—An event being termed a “critical incident” has resulted in a multi-agency computer outage across New York State, according to information received by the Niagara County Clerk’s Office—and has left local DMVs unable to process transactions.
Thursday, December 7, 2017/Author: Anonym/Number of views (982)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.0
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Pistol Recertification Takes Center Stage in Hartland: Jastrzemski Takes Facts on Unpopular SAFE Act Mandate to Gun Owners in Eastern Niagara County

GASPORT—County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski has met with more than 500 gun owners with questions about the pistol permit recertification requirement in the controversial NY SAFE Act around the county since late October—and he says his efforts will continue to ramp up until the requirement’s Jan. 31 deadline.
Monday, November 27, 2017/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1272)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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