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Niagara County Offers a Free Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop in Lockport

Do you have an ongoing health condition? If you have a chronic illness such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, arthritis or chronic anxiety, please join us for a free Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop series, beginning on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at Eastern Niagara Hospital (521 East Avenue, Lockport, 14094) from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Monday, May 15, 2017/Author: Health Department/Number of views (10)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Gun Owners Get Expanded Access

Jastrzemski Offers Satellite Hours in Falls, NT

NORTH TONAWANDA—Niagara County Clerk Joe Jastrzemski knows that New York State’s pistol permit process is a burden for many gun owners, and said he’s made it a goal of his office to increase access to services for local pistol permit holders.
Thursday, May 11, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (483)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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County Brings Jobs Focus to Lockport

Eastern Niagara Job Fair Follows Successful Efforts in Falls

LOCKPORT—Niagara Director of Employment and Training Donald Jablonski said that successful hiring numbers at a pair of job fairs held in Niagara Falls makes him “optimistic and hopeful” regarding a planned Lockport career fair being held next Wednesday.

Tuesday, May 09, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (451)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.0
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Waters, Rain Force Restrictions at County Parks

Bank Slide at Krull Park, Failure of Stairwell on Trail at Royalton Ravine Limiting Public Access

OLCOTT—High waters and rains have undermined the ground at two popular Niagara County parks, forcing officials to restrict public access to portions of both until further notice.
Friday, May 05, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (517)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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County Backs Downtown Lockport Development Efforts With Building Transfer

Former Bank Building Played Role in City's History

LOCKPORT—County lawmakers overwhelmingly backed a resolution Tuesday that will transfer a surplus building in Lockport’s downtown to the city in a move intended to help city planners bring a professional office building online in the heart of the business district.

Wednesday, May 03, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (455)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 1.0
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Free Diabetes Self-Management Workshop

The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in partnership with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering a free Diabetes Self-Management Workshop.  The workshop series ...
Wednesday, May 03, 2017/Author: Health Department/Number of views (12)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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County To Collect Household Hazardous Waste

LOCKPORT—Niagara County is rolling out a new voucher system for household hazardous waste collection, Infrastructure and Facilities Committee Chairman John Syracuse, R-Newfane, and Refuse District Committee Chairman Mike Hill, R-Middleport, announced.

Monday, May 01, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (708)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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County Begins Sandbagging Lake Shore

Work Site Will Be Open to Media Saturday

OLCOTT—As Niagara County begins the hard work of reinforcing its northern shore against rising water levels in Lake Ontario, county emergency personnel are reporting that several thousand sandbags have already been filled late today.
Friday, April 21, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (613)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Niagara County Public Health Director Advises of Flooding Health Risks

Because of recent rainstorms, Niagara County Public Health Director Daniel J. Stapleton advises communities of steps they can take to prevent health risks associated with home flooding. Flooded ...
Friday, April 21, 2017/Author: Health Department/Number of views (10)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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State of Emergency:

NIAGARA CO. PUBLIC SAFETY LEADERS PLAN 2 P.M. PRESS CONFERENCE

OLCOTT—Top leaders from Niagara County’s government, joined by federal, state and town officials, will converge on Olcott Harbor at 2 p.m. today and declare a State of Emergency in Niagara County as rising lake levels are pushed higher heading into the weekend.
Thursday, April 20, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (627)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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