Lockport - Several Niagara County office buildings are closed indefinitely due to the impact of Wednesday's wind storms, which has left them without power or telephone service. Affected by the closure are the Niagara County Courthouse, 175 Hawley St., the Civil Defense Building, 139 Niagara St., and several nearby outbuilding. Employees among the agencies impacted:
County Attorney, County Clerk, Commissioner of Jurors, Courtrooms, District Attorney, Legislature Clerk, Historian, Public Defender and Pistol Permit.
Other government services in Lockport and throughout the county remain open, including the Department of Motor Vehicles, the Board of Elections, the Office for the Aging and Social Services.
The closure will remain in effect until further notice.