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HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DROP-OFF SET FOR SATURDAY

LOCKPORT—Local residents will have an opportunity to rid their homes of potentially dangerous items Saturday when the Niagara County Refuse District holds a Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics drop-off at Lockport Town Hall.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5044)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.0
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FORMER MOUNT VIEW FACILITY TO RETURN TO TAX ROLLS

LOCKPORT—County lawmakers hailed news that the former Mount View Nursing Home will return to the tax rolls as a 150-bed assisted living community next year—and generate a $2 million payroll and 50 jobs—pending the expected sale of the site.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1896)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Sewage in Basement Spill Cleanup Guidelines

As a result of a recent storm, if the sanitary sewer lateral that services your home surcharged resulting in raw sewage in the basement, the Heath Department recommends the following to maintain the healthy living environment. 

Thursday, July 25, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1915)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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CUOMO MEETS WITH LOCKPORT LEGISLATORS TO TALK FLOOD RECOVERY

Lockport: Governor Andrew Cuomo meets with Lockport Legislator Nemi and Legislator McNall to discuss flood recovery plans.
Thursday, July 25, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1758)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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COUNTY LAUNCHES LOCKPORT PHARMACEUTICAL DROP-OFF POINT

LOCKPORT—County residents can now drop old prescription drugs, expired medications, and other common pharmaceuticals off at a confidential drop-off site at the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office.
Thursday, July 25, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2057)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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World Hepatitis Day – July 27

World Hepatitis Day, July 27th, is an annual event that provides international focus to raise awareness and influence a change in disease prevention and access to testing and treatment.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3304)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 1.0
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Beat the Heat

As we move towards summer, the temperatures begin to rise along with the humidity, and can cause serious heat-related illnesses.  Heat-related illnesses occur when the body is unable to cool itself through perspiration.  People who are more susceptible to heat- related illness are young children, seniors, people who are overweight, people with respiratory diseases or chronic medical conditions, and people who work outdoors.  Since certain medications may cause a sun or heat sensitivity, it is always wise to check with your pharmacist regarding medication precautions.
Thursday, July 18, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1606)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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COUNTY NETS $350K BROWNFIELDS REHAB GRANT

SANBORN—Following the successful launch of a brownfield rehabilitation effort in North Tonawanda last week, county officials were notified today that a county has been awarded an additional $350,000 in cleanup money.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1478)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NIAGARA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TRAINS FOR DISASTERS WITH COUNTY ANIMAL RESPONSE TEAM PARTNERS

In disasters, people may not follow orders to evacuate or shelter unless they know their animals will also be safe. Failure to comply often places both humans and animals in peril. Statistics show that over 66% of households include animals and that close to 60% of pet owners will risk their lives to save their animals.
Thursday, June 27, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1660)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY IS JUNE 27

National HIV Testing Day is recognized annually on June 27 to encourage people of all ages to “Take the Test and Take Control.” The Niagara County Department of Health will acknowledge National HIV Testing Day at its Sexually Transmitted Disease clinic on June 26.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1517)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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