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

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

LOCKPORT― At the legislative meeting Thursday, Niagara County Legislator Rebecca Wydysh was appointed as the first female vice-chair in the history 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 (29)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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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 (30)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Offers Free Evidence Based Health Workshops

The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in collaboration with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering free workshops throughout Niagara County for individuals with any ...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019/Author: Health Department/Number of views (0)/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 (126)/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 (200)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Department of Health Reports Fourth Rabies Case of 2019

The Niagara County Department of Health has been notified that a bat submitted for rabies testing from Sheetram Road in the Town of Pendleton was confirmed positive for rabies. This is the fourth ...
Thursday, September 5, 2019/Author: Health Department/Number of views (0)/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 (188)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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YWCA receives support from County Legislature

YWCA receives support from County Legislature

Over $46K to aid victims of rape, domestic violence

LOCKPORT— Niagara County Legislature Chairman Keith McNall appeared at the YWCA's Lockport location last week to present a check for $46,500 which was approved through a resolution he sponsored to help offset statewide cuts. 

Tuesday, September 3, 2019/Author: Douglas Hoover/Number of views (205)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Legislature bids farewell to long-time colleague

Legislature bids farewell to long-time colleague

LOCKPORT― It is with great sadness that the Niagara County Legislature announces the passing of Vice Chairman Clyde L. Burmaster, First District Niagara County Legislator, after a lengthy illness. 

Tuesday, August 27, 2019/Author: Douglas Hoover/Number of views (325)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Niagara County Department of Health Reports Third Rabies Case of 2019

The Niagara County Department of Health has been notified that a bat submitted for rabies testing from Youngstown-Lockport Road in Ransomville (Town of Porter) was confirmed positive for rabies. ...
Tuesday, August 27, 2019/Author: Health Department/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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