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Niagara County Department of Health Reports Tobacco Sales to Minors Violations

The Niagara County Department of Health Environmental Division and the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office (under contract with the Department of Health) have been conducting tobacco compliance checks ...
Saturday, February 1, 2014/Author: Anonym/Number of views (872)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Health Department to Offer Free Diabetes Prevention Program at the Dale Association

The Niagara County Department of Health will be offering a free Diabetes Prevention Program at the Dale Association beginning on January 23, 2014.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2469)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Department of Health Receives $20,000 MRC Challenge Award for Public Health Initiativ

The Niagara County Department of Health, which directs and coordinates the Niagara County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Unit 0220,  has been awarded a $20,000 MRC Challenge Award from the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) in partnership with the Office of the Surgeon General. The Award will fund a project to improve community health developed in response to the Surgeon General’s 2011 Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding, and aligns with the National Prevention Strategy Healthy Eating Priority, as well as the New York State Department of Health’s breastfeeding initiative to promote nutrition and prevent chronic disease.
Friday, January 17, 2014/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2220)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Health Department and Department for the Aging Collaborate to Offer Free Chronic Disease Self-Manage

The Niagara County Department of Health, in collaboration with the Niagara County Department for the Aging will be offering free Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshops throughout the county.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2309)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NORTH TONAWANDA DMV EVENING HOURS CANCELED

NORTH TONAWANDA—The North Tonawanda Department of Motor Vehicles’ weekly evening hours, offered every Tuesday, are canceled tonight due to inclement weather.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2979)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

In recognition of National Cervical Health Awareness Month, the Niagara County Department of Health Cancer Services Program urges women to talk to their doctors about getting screened for cervical cancer.
Thursday, January 2, 2014/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2293)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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LAWMAKERS INAUGURATED AROUND COUNTY

LOCKPORT—Several Niagara County lawmakers took their oaths of office Wednesday as a new Legislature with three new faces began to take place around a core of veterans, including an 11-member supermajority that will continue to lead the deliberative body after 10 years in charge.
Wednesday, January 1, 2014/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3317)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NIAGARA COUNTY LEGISLATURE CUTS TAXES IN 2014 BUDGET

LOCKPORT—Niagara County lawmakers approved a $333 million spending plan Tuesday night in Lockport, cutting taxes for county residents and continuing a decade-long trend that has seen the county’s top rate drop more than 13 percent.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2559)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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CUOMO URGED TO SIGN FIREFIGHTER PROTECTION LAW

LOCKPORT—When Niagara County lawmakers meet Tuesday, they will receive copies of a letter Legislator Michael A. Hill, R-Middleport, sent to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo late last week urging him to sign a bill to protect volunteer firefighters from being fired because of commitments to their communities.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2658)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Colleagues Hail Ross’s 80th Birthday

Lockport—The Chairman of Niagara County’s Legislature turned 80 Monday—a milestone colleagues marked with cake, words of praise, and special gifts that symbolized the vigorous government figurehead’s decade in office.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4240)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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