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2020 Niagara County Tentative Budget - At a New Historic Low

LOCKPORT—Niagara County’s taxpayers can expect their property tax rates to be reduced to a historic low next year if the budget prepared by County Manager Rick Updegrove and Budget Director Dan Huntington is approved by county lawmakers next month.

Friday, November 15, 2019/Author: Administrator Account/Number of views (132)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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First of several county-designated ‘Purple Heart’ signs unveiled in Wheatfield

First of several county-designated ‘Purple Heart’ signs unveiled in Wheatfield

WHEATFIELD ― Republican members of the Niagara County Legislature joined County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski and Wheatfield Town Supervisor and Purple Heart recipient Don MacSwan on Niagara Falls Boulevard Friday to unveil the first of several county-designated “Purple Heart” signs, which will be installed throughout various locations in the county.

Monday, October 28, 2019/Author: Douglas Hoover/Number of views (258)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Legislature to vote on School Bus Cameras

Republican members of the Niagara County Legislature have brought forth a resolution calling for the county to equip school buses with photo violation monitoring systems in an effort to protect students and catch those who unlawfully pass stopped school buses. 

Friday, October 11, 2019/Author: Douglas Hoover/Number of views (371)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Legislature approves $134K for Lockport Locks Heritage District Project

Legislature approves $134K for Lockport Locks Heritage District Project

LOCKPORT― The Niagara County Legislature unanimously approved $134,000 last week to support the Lockport Locks Heritage District Corporation’s “Lock Tenders Tribute” project.

Thursday, September 26, 2019/Author: Douglas Hoover/Number of views (352)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Legislature approves $316K for Gratwick Park upgrades

Legislature approves $316K for Gratwick Park upgrades

LOCKPORT― The Niagara County Legislature unanimously approved $316,000 last week to support North Tonawanda’s effort to upgrade Gratwick-Riverside Park. 

Wednesday, September 25, 2019/Author: Douglas Hoover/Number of views (530)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Wydysh becomes first Republican woman to be appointed as Vice-Chair of the Legislature

Wydysh becomes first Republican woman to be appointed as Vice-Chair of the Legislature

LOCKPORT― At the legislative meeting Thursday, Niagara County Legislator Rebecca Wydysh became the first Republican woman to be appointed as vice chair of the county legislature. Wydysh succeeds Clyde Burmaster, who passed away in August after a lengthy illness. 

Friday, September 20, 2019/Author: Douglas Hoover/Number of views (408)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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County awarded $2.1 million grant to support Emergency Services

County awarded $2.1 million grant to support Emergency Services

LOCKPORT― At Thursday's legislative meeting, the Niagara County Legislature accepted a $2.1 million FEMA grant approved by the Department of Homeland Security to support the county’s effort to enhance radio communication within the fire service. 

Friday, September 20, 2019/Author: Douglas Hoover/Number of views (262)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Brady steps down as NCIDA chairman

Brady steps down as NCIDA chairman

LOCKPORT― Stephen Brady, who has served as chairman of the board of directors for the Niagara County Industrial Development Agency since 2016, announced Thursday that he is stepping away from his role, effective September 30. 

Friday, September 13, 2019/Author: Douglas Hoover/Number of views (326)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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County unveils new playground at West Canal Park

County unveils new playground at West Canal Park

PENDLETON— Niagara County Legislator Anthony Nemi joined Pendleton and county officials today at West Canal Park to announce the completion of a new playground. 

Friday, September 6, 2019/Author: Douglas Hoover/Number of views (342)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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County set to provide Mobile Breastfeeding & Changing Station at Peach Fest

County set to provide Mobile Breastfeeding & Changing Station at Peach Fest

LOCKPORT― The Niagara County Department of Health announced that they will provide their mobile breastfeeding and changing station at the Lewiston Peach Festival from Friday to Sunday in an effort to create a safe and friendly environment for nursing mothers.  

Wednesday, September 4, 2019/Author: Douglas Hoover/Number of views (267)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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