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Major Phone Outage Impacting County Govt

More Updates Will Follow

Lockport—Niagara County government is being impacted by a large-scale phone outage impacting across Western New York.
Thursday, September 24, 2015/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (2110)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Bradt: Hold Special Meeting on $4.75M Solar Initiative

Accountant Sees Revenues for County from Alternative Energy

North Tonawanda—A North Tonawanda legislator who is also a professional accountant is calling on county lawmakers to authorize an alternative energy deal that, according to estimates, could generate at least $4.75 million revenue and credits for Niagara County over the next several years.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (1881)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Nemi, Mcnall Praise Preservation of Murals

Nemi, Mcnall Praise Preservation of Murals

Say Mount View Art is ‘Historically Significant’ Treasure from Past

Lockport—A pair of county lawmakers from Lockport are praising the preservation of a pair of historically significant murals painted by tuberculosis patients by the new owners of the county’s former nursing home.

Wednesday, September 09, 2015/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (1936)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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County Leaders call Bridgestone Project ‘Huge Win’

60 High-paying Jobs from Marquis Company Completes Vantage Point Development Goals

Sanborn—County economic development officials released the following statements in response to media inquiries about a planned 65,000 square foot Bridgestone manufacturing facility in the county’s Vantage International Point industrial park here.

Thursday, September 03, 2015/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (3273)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Civil War History to Come Alive in Niagara

Huge Donation of Materials from War Between States Announced

Lockport—Niagara County Clerk Wayne F. Jagow has always made veterans a priority—and that includes veterans of the Civil War. Wednesday will be no different, as he and county historians will take possession off a huge treasure trove of first-hand correspondence from the War Between the States.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (1858)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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McNall: Auction Off 50 Main Street

Legislator Urges Returning Commercial Building to Tax Rolls

Niagara County Legislator Wm. Keith McNall, R-Lockport, said the county should move aggressively to return a downtown building, purchased by county government as part of a three-building sale in April, to the tax rolls and productive use.
Wednesday, August 05, 2015/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (1952)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Certified Asbestos Contractor: Majority of Pipe Insulation ‘Intact, as Installed’

Wipe Samples, Air Sampling Negative for Asbestos, Pesh Issues One Citation for Issues Previously Disclosed by County

County leaders are calling the results of a Department of Labor investigation into allegations of asbestos contamination in the county-owned Shaw Building vindication of the county’s long-held position that county employees working there and members of the public accessing Public Health and Mental Health Services are doing so in a safe environment at the Shaw facility.
Thursday, July 23, 2015/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (3146)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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State Closes Out Asbestos Investigation

Pesh, County Working to Resolve Minor ‘Performance’ Infractions

Niagara County Public Information Officer Christian W. Peck issued the following statement tonight detailing the outcome of a two-hour-long closing conference with state employee safety investigators reviewing a complaint by the head of the local AFSCME union, William Rutland, alleging county and welfare workers had been exposed to asbestos.
Thursday, July 09, 2015/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (1965)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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State Asbestos Tests Give County ‘All Clear’

PESH: ‘No reason for concern about employee or public access’

Lockport—Niagara County officials were advised late Thursday that state testing had found “no reason for concern” about asbestos at a county office building in the town of Lockport.

Friday, June 26, 2015/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (3411)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Seniors Urged to Take Needs Survey

Aging and Caregivers’ Feedback Sought on Programs, Services

Lockport—Members of Niagara County’s senior population and their caregivers have a chance to weigh in on government services for the aging in a new online survey currently being conducted by the Niagara County Office for the Aging.

Monday, June 22, 2015/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (1781)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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