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ROSS APPOINTED FOURTH DISTRICT CORONER, FUNERAL HOME OWNER REPLACES RUTLAND

LOCKPORT—Michael A. Ross of Lockport was appointed fourth district coroner by Niagara County lawmakers Tuesday night, succeeding former coroner Richard Rutland, who resigned last month.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1669)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Community Health Assessment

Niagara County has recently started the process of conducting a new Community Health Assessment (CHA) to understand the strengths and needs of our communities with regards to health and wellness. Along with all other counties in New York State, Niagara County is on a quest to understand how to best serve its citizens and improve healthcare.
Tuesday, May 07, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1636)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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WNY LEADERS FIGHT TO PROTECT POWER PLANT

SOMERSET—Fresh off the stunning approval of a cut-rate electricity deal between a Canadian government-run power monopoly and New York City by the New York State Public Service Commission, local leaders rallied today, calling for the deal to be blocked before local jobs are lost.
Friday, May 03, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1846)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Public Works Committee Meeting

The Public Works Committee Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. in the Legislative Chambers, Niagara County Courthouse
Friday, April 26, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1590)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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RUTLAND STEPS DOWN AS CORONER: CITES NEED TO SPEND TIME WITH FAMILY, BUSINESS

NEWFANE—Niagara County Fourth District Coroner Richard W. Rutland resigned today, citing “personal reasons” in a two-sentence letter of resignation to county lawmakers. The resignation takes effect April 30.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (737)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NATIONAL INFANT IMMUNIZATION WEEK

National Infant Immunization Week is being held April 20 through 27, 2013. This is an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and to celebrate the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities throughout the United States.
Monday, April 15, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1526)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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COUNTY SET TO DRAFT TOP BRAC DEFENDERS

LOCKPORT—Niagara County leaders intent on protecting the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station and its 3,000 jobs are set to hire a consulting firm specializing in protecting military installations from defense cuts as the Obama Administration gears up to potentially launch a new round of base closures.
Thursday, April 11, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1624)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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UPDEGROVE QUESTIONS FUNDING OF BUFFALO NON-PROFIT AS PART OF YAHOO PACKAGE

LOCKPORT—Niagara County Legislature Majority Leader Rick Updegrove, R-Lockport, today called into question a little-known mandate that requires Yahoo, as part of an incentive-laden package to expand its Lockport operation, to contribute millions of dollars to a Buffalo non-profit agency.
Wednesday, April 03, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1782)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Community Health Assessment

Niagara County has recently started the process of conducting a new Community Health Assessment (CHA) to understand the strengths and needs of our communities with regards to health and wellness.  Along with all other counties in New York State, Niagara County is on a quest to understand how to best serve its citizens and improve healthcare.
Tuesday, April 02, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1469)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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APRIL IS SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE (STD) AWARENESS MONTH

April is Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Awareness Month, an annual observance to call attention to the impact of STDs and to promote testing across the country. Over the last decade, Niagara County has consistently ranked in the top ten New York State counties for the number of Chlamydia and Gonorrhea cases reported annually. Since 2002, the number of Chlamydia cases reported to Niagara County has increased by over 90 percent.

Thursday, March 28, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1382)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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