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NYS Extends Expirations on Vehicle Inspections, Pre-Licensing Certificates

Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski today said New York State has extended expirations for both vehicle inspections and 5-hour course pre-licensing certificates due to the COVID-19 shutdown.  Jastrzemski said the state previously extended all driver’s licenses, non-driver identification cards and vehicle registrations with an expiration date of March 1, 2020 or later.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (425)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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Niagara County COVID-19 Updates Available for Viewing

Niagara County has partnered with Lockport Community Television (LCTV) to bring regular updates to Niagara County residents on COVID-19.  These updates are broadcast live on LCTV and streamed live LCTV.net.  After the update, the video is upload to the LCTV on demand library for future viewing.

Saturday, March 28, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (1462)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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County Clerk Jastrzemski Says Real ID Postponed Until 2021

Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski today said that the Department of Homeland Security has delayed implementation of the REAL ID requirements for domestic flights to October 1, 2021.  The requirements were set to take place this October.

Friday, March 27, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (521)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Clerk’s Office Now Fully Closed

Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski today announced the Clerk’s Office would be fully closed to the public as of 4:30 p.m. today, March 24, 2020.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (1029)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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Three New COVID-19 Positive Test Results in Niagara County

Niagara County Public Health Director Daniel J. Stapleton today said the county has received three new positive test results from the New York State Department of Health.  As of this morning, Niagara County now has 12 positive results, 64 people quarantined, 12 in isolation and still 4 pending test results from last week.  It is believed all new cases were via community spread.  In addition, 29 people have completed their quarantine.

Monday, March 23, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (1901)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.1
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Niagara County Says Help Available in Finding Daycare For Essential Workers

The Niagara County Department of Social Services today announced that they have been working to identify open childcare slots for public and private sector employees who are deemed essential and are having childcare issues.  

Friday, March 20, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (544)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Announces Closures/Operational Changes in Response to Governor’s Mandate on COVID-19

Niagara County Legislature Chairwoman Becky Wydysh and Niagara County Manager Rick Updegrove today announced the following series of closings and service reductions as County Government complies with Governor Cuomo’s mandate to reduce staff reporting to government offices by 50 percent.  This mandate will promote social distancing and curtail the spread of COVID-19.  

Tuesday, March 17, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (3748)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.9
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Eastern Niagara Hospital and Niagara County Reach Agreement for Use of Former Newfane Hospital

Eastern Niagara Hospital and Niagara County today announced they have entered into a short-term agreement for the use of the former Newfane Intercommunity Hospital for housing quarantined individuals, should it be needed in the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.

 

 

Tuesday, March 17, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (202)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Statement from Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski Regarding Services

Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski today announced a series of closing and service curtailments as his office complies with Governor Cuomo’s mandate to reduce staff reporting to government offices by 50 percent to promote social distance and curtail the spread of COVID-19.  The following is in place for minimally the next two weeks dependent on further direction from the Governor.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (2242)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.6
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Media Advisory

Chairman of the Niagara County Legislature Becky Wydysh, Director of Public Health Daniel Stapleton, Emergency Services Director Jonathan Schultz and superintendents from Niagara County school districts will hold a press conference today, Sunday, March 15 at 2 p.m. at the Warren J. Rathke Public Safety Training Facility (PSTF), 5574 Niagara Street Ext. in Lockport.

The purpose is to provide the latest update on Niagara County’s response to coronavirus.

 

Sunday, March 15, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (1054)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.1
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