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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 (216)/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 (184)/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 (345)/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 (165)/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 (391)/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 (690)/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 (311)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Clerk Says Driver’s License Expiration Extended Again

Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski today said Governor Cuomo has issued Executive Order 202.87 which extends the expiration dates on licenses and permits that expired after March 1, 2020 to January 29, 2021. 

Tuesday, January 5, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (393)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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DMV Employees Make Holidays Special for Family in Need

Employees of the Niagara County Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office in Lockport continued their tradition of making the holidays special for a family they adopt from the Salvation Army.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (331)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Director of Emergency Services Recognized

Jonathan Schultz, Director of the Niagara County Department of Emergency Services, has been recognized by the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) as being among the group of professionals who have maintained their Certified Emergency Manager® (CEM®) designation.  The CEM® designation presently is held by only 2,000 men and women globally in the emergency management profession.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (257)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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