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Summer Employment Opportunities for Niagara County Youth ages 16-19

Applications due April 24, 2015

Applications are now being accepted for Niagara County Employment & Training's Summer Youth Employment Program
Thursday, March 12, 2015/Author: Administrator Account/Number of views (1665)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Bipartisan Anger Over Obama Bullet Ban

Bipartisan Anger Over Obama Bullet Ban

Lawmakers Unanimous in Denouncing Executive Action on Ammo

In a rare show of bipartisan anger aimed at the Obama Administration, Niagara County lawmakers came together Tuesday to unanimously sponsor and pass a resolution opposing planned “executive actions” that would outlaw one of the most commonly-used rifle bullets.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (1563)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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State, County Leaders Unite Against Costly Mandates

State, County Leaders Unite Against Costly Mandates

Ortt, Corwin Working with County Lawmakers on Medicaid, Welfare

Two members of Niagara County’s state legislative delegation took time to meet with county lawmakers Tuesday to discuss local concerns about the impact of expensive mandates from Albany—and left vowing to work closely together to control costs and increase local say in the management of mandated state social programs.
Thursday, February 19, 2015/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (4930)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Residents Asked to Keep Hydrants Clear

Residents Asked to Keep Hydrants Clear

Fire Coordinator Cites Time Lost From Buried Fireplugs

Lockport—Niagara County’s fire coordinator urged county residents to ensure fire hydrants are dug out this morning, noting that the extra time firefighters spend shoveling their way to buried hydrants can prove disastrous during a fire.
Friday, February 13, 2015/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (1564)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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County Youth Board Names Officers

Seeks Funding Applications From Agencies Working with Youth

Lockport—The Niagara County Youth Board has elected its slate of officers for 2015, Youth Bureau Director Meghan Lutz announced today.
Wednesday, February 04, 2015/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (1834)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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County Urges Brownfield Program Extension

Move Follows Cuomo Veto, Vow to Radically Alter Effective Program

Lockport—Niagara County lawmakers unanimously called on state legislators to overcome Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s veto of legislation renewing the state’s dozen-year-old brownfield cleanup program, which effectively canceled a set of tax credits that has spurred more than half a billion dollars in private investment in Niagara County.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (1964)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Jagow to Retire at End of Term

Jagow to Retire at End of Term

Announcement Brings Four Decades in Public Service to a Close

Lockport—County employees working for Niagara County Clerk Wayne F. Jagow were the first to find out this morning: the long-time county clerk, who has served in office for two decades, will not seek another four-year term this November.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (1995)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Buffalo-Niagara Partnership: Air Base, Brownfields Top Regional items

Buffalo-Niagara Partnership: Air Base, Brownfields Top Regional items

Regional Agenda Highlights Two Top Niagara Co. Concerns

Buffalo—Niagara County lawmakers are hailing several key items in the Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s 2015 Regional Agenda, rolled out last night at a standing-room only press conference overlooking Downtown Buffalo’s Coca-Cola Field.
Friday, January 09, 2015/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (1810)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Niagara Co. Adopts $336m Spending Plan

Despite State Mandates, Taxes 12% Lower than Decade Ago

Lockport—Niagara County lawmakers approved a $336 million spending plan Tuesday night in Lockport, that marginally bumps taxes 6 cents higher—despite a $2.3 million hike in county spending on an Albany-mandated welfare program.
Tuesday, December 09, 2014/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (1987)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.5
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Niagara County Community Services Board Seeks Membership

The Niagara County Community Services Board (CSB) is looking for individuals with an interest in serving on either its 15 member Board or one of its three Subcommittees.  Applicants should have an interest in services for individuals affected by Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and/or Substance Abuse.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014/Author: Administrator Account/Number of views (1662)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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