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Niagara County Golf Course Pro Tom Yaeger Announces Retirement

County Offering 2022 Golf Discount in His Honor

The Niagara County Department of Public Works today announced that Tom Yaeger, the longtime PGA golf pro at the Niagara County Golf Course in Lockport, will be retiring after two decades working for Niagara County and more than 40 years in the golf profession.

Thursday, January 20, 2022/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (362)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.6
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Niagara County Rural Transportation Service Canceled Today

Niagara County Rural Transportation has canceled all service for today, Tuesday, January 18.  

Tuesday, January 18, 2022/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (90)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Clerk Reminds Pistol Permit Holders to Re-Certify

Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski today reminded pistol permit holders that under the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act (SAFE) of Jan.15, 2013, they must re-certify every five years with the New York State Police.  That means those who either received their permit or recertified in 2017 must now recertify by the date of issuance on their permit. 

Monday, January 10, 2022/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (519)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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Niagara County to Giveaway COVID-19 At-Home Tests Kits this Saturday

Niagara County Legislature Chairman Becky Wydysh today announced that Niagara County had received a shipment of COVID-19 at-home test kits from New York State and that the county will be holding three simultaneous drive-thru events to distribute the kits to the public this Saturday, January 8.  Each at-home test kit contains two COVID-19 tests. 

Wednesday, January 5, 2022/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (2323)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.4
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Niagara County, Niagara USA Chamber to Hold Mask Giveaway for Businesses

The Niagara County Department of Emergency Services and the Niagara USA Chamber of Commerce are cohosting a free drive thru mask giveaway for businesses on January 6, 2021 at the county’s Public Safety Training Facility in Lockport.  Masks and signage about state masking requirements are available for any Niagara County business, though supplies are limited.

Monday, January 3, 2022/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (402)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Niagara County Legislature Announces 2022 Leadership Positions

The Niagara County Legislature today announced its expected leadership positions for the coming year.  These positions become official when the Legislature reorganizes at is January 4th meeting.

 

Monday, December 20, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (455)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Niagara County Accepting Grant Applications for Small Business COVID-19 Funds

Niagara County Legislator Rich Andres, Chairman of the Economic Development Committee, today announced that applications are now available for Niagara County’s COVID Relief for Small Business Grant program.  

Monday, December 6, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (694)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.5
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Niagara County Receives $344K from NYS for Shared Services Implementation

Niagara County Manager Richard Updegrove today said the county has been awarded $343,975.34 from the county’s participation in the NYS County-Wide Shared Services Initiative (CWSSI).  The CWSSI was created to generate savings by encouraging creative efforts at collaboration by local governments across the state. 

Wednesday, December 1, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (375)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Economic Development Commissioner Appointed to State Farmland Protection Working Group

Niagara County Legislature Chairman Becky Wydysh today announced that the county’s Commissioner of Economic Development, Michael Casale, has been appointed to the New York State Farmland Protection Working Group (FPWG).  Casale was one of 18 members of the FPWG announced by state Agricultural Commissioner Richard Ball.  

Monday, November 29, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (475)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Legislator Owen Steed to host Thanksgiving Takeout Dinner

Niagara County Legislator Owen Steed will host his annual Thanksgiving Dinner for local families on Monday, November 22, but rather than a sit down dinner, residents will pick up dinners to take home and enjoy.  Steed said the format change was primarily based on the rise in COVID-19 cases.

Thursday, November 18, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (459)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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