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Pistol Recertification Town Halls Continue: Jastrzemski Cites Heavy Turnout at Lewiston, NT Seminars as He Announces Two More Around County

LOCKPORT—When County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski hosted two meetings addressing the pistol permit recertification requirement in the controversial NY SAFE Act in Lewiston and North Tonawanda last week, he was greeted by rooms packed to capacity.

Thursday, November 09, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (403)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Niagara County Offers a Free Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop

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 ...
Wednesday, November 08, 2017/Author: Health Department/Number of views (4)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Fire Extinguisher Recall

Residents of Niagara County who have received a free Kidde Fire Extinguisher from the Niagara County Department of Health Healthy Neighborhoods Program are advised of a product recall by the ...
Wednesday, November 08, 2017/Author: Health Department/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Tackling Blight: State Approves County Land Bank

LOCKPORT—Niagara County economic development officials have received official word that the state has approved the creation of a new regional landbank operated in conjunction with North Tonawanda, Lockport, Niagara Falls, and Orleans County.

Monday, November 06, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (289)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Help Wanted: County Seeking Restaurateur to Operate Golf Course Canteen

LOCKPORT—Nothing goes better after a round of golf than a good drink and a tasty meal, and Niagara County is looking for someone to cook it.

 

Monday, November 06, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (395)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.5
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County Leaders to Talk Pistol Recertification: Jastrzemski, Legislators Planning Meetings in Lewiston, North Tonawanda to Address Public Questions, Assist with Process

LEWISTON—County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski is planning to address one of the more confusing aspects of the controversial NY SAFE Act gun control law at a series of meetings planned around Niagara County in coming weeks, ahead of a Jan. 31 compliance deadline that puts some gun owners’ pistol permits in jeopardy.

Monday, October 30, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (543)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Lead Poisoning Prevention

The Niagara County Department of Health is raising awareness about the threat lead poisoning can have, especially in children under 6 years of age due to their hand-to-mouth habits and young ...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017/Author: Health Department/Number of views (5)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Criminals 'Ready for Their Closeup': DA, NT Leaders to Sign Up Security Cameras for Operation Safe-Cam Saturday

NORTH TONAWANDA—Niagara County’s District Attorney and the majority leader of the Niagara County Legislature will lead an effort Saturday to sign business owners up in the county’s new registry of private security cameras.
Monday, October 23, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (333)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Niagara County Department of Health Cites Facilities for Tobacco Sales to Minors

Since 1999, the Niagara County Department of Health and the Niagara County Sheriff's Office have collaborated to conduct tobacco compliance checks throughout Niagara County.  The goal of the ...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017/Author: Health Department/Number of views (8)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Electronics Recycling Set: Oct. 21 Event in Lewiston Gives Public Opportunity to Part with Obsolete Technology

LEWISTON—County residents will have the opportunity to rid themselves of obsolete technology and old office equipment next weekend at a recycling event being held in the town of Lewiston.

 

The free electronics recycling event, set for Saturday, Oct. 21, was announced jointly by Niagara County Legislator Rebecca Wydysh, Lewiston Supervisor Steve Broderick, and Lewiston Highway Superintendent Dave Trane. Lewiston, Modern Corp. and Sunnking Inc. are partnering with the Niagara County Refuse District to provide residents an opportunity to dispose of electronics—which are heavily regulated under New York State’s refuse laws.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (368)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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