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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 (462)/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 (674)/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 (2880)/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 (581)/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 (528)/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 (550)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Gives Greenlight to Moderate and Higher Risk Sports

Niagara County Public Health Director Daniel J. Stapleton today said moderate and higher risk sports in Niagara County may proceed in accordance with New York State guidelines.  Last Friday, Governor Cuomo announced that the decision on whether these sports could start back up would be made by each county’s health director.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (430)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.5
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Niagara County Police Reform Plan Available for Public Review

Niagara County Legislature Chairman Becky Wydysh and Sheriff Michael Filicetti today announced the draft plan of Niagara County’s police reform and reinvention collaborative is available online for public review.  

Friday, January 15, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (756)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Clerk Reminds Pistol Permit Holders to Re-Certify

Niagara County Joseph A. Jastrzemski today reminded pistol permit holders that under the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of Jan.15, 2013, pistol permit holders must re-certify every five years with the New York State Police Office.  That means those who received their permits in 2016 must recertify by the date of issuance on their permit.

Thursday, January 7, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (998)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 1.1
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Niagara County Approves Funding for Vaccination Hires

The Niagara County Legislature unanimously approved a resolution last night to allocate $101,458 from its contingency fund to create and fill part-time positions that will help administer the COVID-19 vaccine to the public when the vaccine doses become available.  

Wednesday, January 6, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (575)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.0
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