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COUNTY NETS $350K BROWNFIELDS REHAB GRANT

SANBORN—Following the successful launch of a brownfield rehabilitation effort in North Tonawanda last week, county officials were notified today that a county has been awarded an additional $350,000 in cleanup money.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1453)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NIAGARA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TRAINS FOR DISASTERS WITH COUNTY ANIMAL RESPONSE TEAM PARTNERS

In disasters, people may not follow orders to evacuate or shelter unless they know their animals will also be safe. Failure to comply often places both humans and animals in peril. Statistics show that over 66% of households include animals and that close to 60% of pet owners will risk their lives to save their animals.
Thursday, June 27, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1627)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY IS JUNE 27

National HIV Testing Day is recognized annually on June 27 to encourage people of all ages to “Take the Test and Take Control.” The Niagara County Department of Health will acknowledge National HIV Testing Day at its Sexually Transmitted Disease clinic on June 26.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1478)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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N. TONAWANDA LEADERS URGING PASSAGE OF SEX OFFENDER LAW

NORTH TONAWANDA—Top elected officials from North Tonawanda plan to call on their state Assemblyman to shepherd a bill to limit sex offenders’ access to children through the Assembly before the June 20 conclusion of the state’s legislative session.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1436)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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MAJORITY LEADER URGES 12-MONTH EXTENSION TO NTCC CONTRACT

LOCKPORT—Niagara County Legislature Majority Leader Rick Updegrove, R-Lockport, issued the following statement regarding ongoing discussions about the expired contract of the Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1886)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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DIACHUN IS SENIOR OF YEAR GENEWICK LAUDS DEDICATION TO SENIOR ISSUES

LOCKPORT—Betsy Diachun of Lewiston’s years of volunteerism in her community have paid off, with the active senior being named the 2013 Senior of the Year by the Niagara County Office for the Aging.
Friday, June 07, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1848)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Tobacco Compliance Checks Result in Fines for Three Niagara County Businesses

The Niagara County Health Department and the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office under contract with the Department have been conducting tobacco compliance checks throughout Niagara County since July 1, 1999.
Wednesday, June 05, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1735)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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ROSS APPOINTED FOURTH DISTRICT CORONER, FUNERAL HOME OWNER REPLACES RUTLAND

LOCKPORT—Michael A. Ross of Lockport was appointed fourth district coroner by Niagara County lawmakers Tuesday night, succeeding former coroner Richard Rutland, who resigned last month.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1780)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Community Health Assessment

Niagara County has recently started the process of conducting a new Community Health Assessment (CHA) to understand the strengths and needs of our communities with regards to health and wellness. Along with all other counties in New York State, Niagara County is on a quest to understand how to best serve its citizens and improve healthcare.
Tuesday, May 07, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1746)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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WNY LEADERS FIGHT TO PROTECT POWER PLANT

SOMERSET—Fresh off the stunning approval of a cut-rate electricity deal between a Canadian government-run power monopoly and New York City by the New York State Public Service Commission, local leaders rallied today, calling for the deal to be blocked before local jobs are lost.
Friday, May 03, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1972)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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