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Niagara County Announces Youth Employment Grant

Funds are part of Gun Violence Prevention Program

The Niagara County Workforce Development Board (NCWDB) today announced they have been awarded a $250,000 grant through the Governor Cuomo’s Gun Violence Prevention Initiative to focus on providing permanent jobs to Niagara Falls youth ages 18-24.  Niagara Falls is one of 20 cities receiving these funds in partnership with the state Department of Labor.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (1029)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Niagara County Office for the Aging Distributing Farmers Market Coupons

The Niagara County Office for the Aging has begun distributing Farmers’ Market Coupon Booklets at sites throughout Niagara County.  The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, provided by the NYS Dept of Agriculture and Markets, provides coupons to all who meet age and income requirements.

Thursday, July 15, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (1957)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.7
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Niagara County Youth Bureau Summer Food Service Program

The Niagara County Youth Bureau is sponsoring the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and is pleased to announce the open program site locations

Tuesday, June 22, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (1752)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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Niagara County Sewer District #1 Administrative Board Meeting

Town of Wheatfield , Town Hall 2800 Church Road,  North Tonawanda

6/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM/Author: Lindsay Fronczak/Number of views (697)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County DSS Says Rental Assistance Program Now Open

The Niagara County Department of Social Services (DSS) today announced that the New York State Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) is now accepting applications to help low and moderate-income households who are behind in their rent payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Niagara County received approximately $10 million in federal rental assistance aid that will be administered through ERAP.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (1722)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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Niagara County Conducting Survey on Rural Transportation Program

The Niagara County Department of Public Works is conducting an on-line survey related to the county’s rural transportation program in an effort to evaluate riders’ needs, potentially develop new routes and look for ways to increase usage.  

Monday, May 24, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (1000)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Sheriff’s Office and Office for the Aging to Issue Senior ID Cards

The Niagara County Sheriff's Office and the Office for the Aging have partnered to offer free Senior ID Cards to any Niagara County resident 60 years of age and older.  These cards will display a picture and identifying information similar to a driver’s license on the front, and will list two emergency contacts and pertinent medical information on the back.  

Monday, May 17, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (1324)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Niagara County Veterans Service Agency to Resume Appointments in Niagara Falls

Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski today announced that the Veterans Service Agency will begin in-person office hours at the Trott Access Center in Niagara Falls beginning next week.  The office has been closed during the pandemic and all appointments since then have been conducted in the Lockport office.

Thursday, April 29, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (823)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.0
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Niagara County Youth Seeking Governor’s Youth Council Representative

The Niagara County Youth Bureau is seeking a new representative for the New York State Governor’s Youth Council. The Youth Council is to be made up of 62 young people ages 13-21, one representing each county to be selected via attached process. In 2020, the Council was represented by Jaydon Lang of Lockport, NY.

Monday, April 26, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (811)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Niagara County Youth Bureau Accepting Applications for the Summer Food Service Program

The Niagara County Youth Bureau will return as a sponsor for the 2021 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). This program ensures that children who are economically disadvantaged continue to receive nutritious meals during summer vacation. Meals are comparable to the National School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs (NSBP and NSLP, respectively) throughout the school year. 

Monday, March 29, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (925)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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