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NIAGARA COUNTY SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

Program also looking to add additional worksites across the county

 

Niagara County Employment & Training has announced that applications are now being accepted for the department’s Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). In order to be considered for the program, applicants must be a county resident, be between 14-20 years-old (must turn 14 by 5/14/21 and cannot turn 21 until after 8/27/21), and meet income guidelines.

Monday, March 15, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (281)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Legislator Hill Says Safety Improvements Coming to Dangerous Rt. 77 Intersection

Niagara County Legislator Mike Hill today said that the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) Traffic Group has completed a safety evaluation and will be making safety improvements to the intersection of Lewiston Road (Rt. 77) and Griswold Street in the Town of Royalton.  

Friday, March 12, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (147)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County DA Warns of Unemployment Insurance Fraud

Niagara County District Attorney Brian D. Seaman today said that the filing of fraudulent unemployment insurance claims using stolen identities continues to be a problem and that his office is working closely with the New York State Department of Labor (DOL) to address the issue.

Thursday, March 11, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (293)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County to Host Agribusiness Outreach Forum

The Niagara County Center for Economic Development today announced it will again host its annual Agribusiness Outreach Forum, although this year’s event will be done virtually.   The event will be held over two days, March 23 and March 25 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. each day.  Last year’s forum had to be cancelled due to COVID-19.

Thursday, March 11, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (173)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Wins 2 Awards for Tonawanda Creek Road Project

The Niagara County Department of Public Works announced today that the Western New York Branch of the American Public Works Association (APWA) is honoring the Tonawanda Creek Road Rehabilitation Project as its 2020 Transportation Project of the year.  The New York State APWA has also named the project its Transportation Project of the Year in the $5-$25 million category.

Tuesday, March 9, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (243)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Niagara County Golf Course Now Part of “Thank a Vet Program”

Niagara County Legislator Jesse Gooch today announced that the Niagara County Golf Course will now offer a discount to veterans who have signed up for the county’s “Thank a Vet” program .  

Thursday, March 4, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (359)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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Niagara County Expecting Largest Vaccine Shipment to Date

Size of Clinic Necessitates Staying at Kenan Arena

Niagara County Public Health Director Daniel J. Stapleton today announced that Niagara County is expecting to receive 6,500 first doses of COVID-19 vaccination next week, by far the most the county has ever received for a single week.  

Wednesday, March 3, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (2532)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.2
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Niagara County DPW Says Do Not Clear Snow into the Road

Niagara County Public Works Commissioner Garret Meal today reminded residents and plow services that depositing snow from driveways and sidewalks into roadways is illegal.

Thursday, February 18, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (297)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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Chairman Wydysh Delivers State of the County Address

On Tuesday, February 16, 2021, Niagara County Legislature Chairman Beck Wydysh delivered the State of the County Address.

Thursday, February 18, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (278)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Slayton Settlement Road in Gasport to Close for One Week

Niagara County Legislator Mike Hill today announced that Slayton Settlement Road, just west of Quaker Road in Gasport, will be closed for one week, beginning February 15 for bridge construction work.  A detour will be in place for the duration of the shutdown.

Thursday, February 11, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (387)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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