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Niagara County Says Residents Should Consider Passports to Fly

Deadline for REAL ID is October 1

Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski and Niagara County Legislature Chairman Rebecca Wydysh today said Niagara County residents should strongly consider getting passports rather than rely on New York State driver’s licenses to meet the TSA requirements for REAL ID for all domestic flights that takes effect on October 1, 2020. 

Monday, February 10, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (697)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.2
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Lake Ontario Water Levels Already Higher Than at Same Point Last Year

Niagara County Emergency Services Director Jonathan Schultz told the Lake Ontario Planning Committee that current Lake Ontario water levels are already higher than at a similar period a year ago.  Schultz said the current water level is 246.59’, about nine inches above where they were on this date one year ago.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (365)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Chairman Wydysh Addresses LYNC Students

Niagara County Chairman Rebecca Wydysh addressed 48 high school students from the LYNC program (Leadership for the Youth of Niagara Communities) in the Legislative Chambers. LYNC is program run by Leadership Niagara and today's event was put together by Leadership Niagara President and CEO Liz Zulawski

Tuesday, February 4, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (187)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Legislator Collins Says County Legislature Will Never Sell Davison Road Land

Niagara County Legislator Will Collins sought to put to rest any notion that roughly 50 acres of land owned by Niagara County will be bought by the developer who purchased the Switzer Building on Davison Road as part of the developer’s project with Cazenovia Recovery Systems.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (414)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Legislature To Be Honored for Supporting 2nd Amendment

The entire Niagara County Legislature will be honored by the Niagara County Federation of Conservation Clubs with the John Daly Memorial Award for the Legislature’s bi-partisan unanimous support of gun owners’ rights. 

Monday, January 27, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (228)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Chairman Rebecca Wydysh delivers State of the County Address

Calls for Cooperation and Collaboration to Address Significant Challenges

Newly-elected Niagara County Chairman Rebecca Wydysh delivered her first State of the County address last night in the County Legislative Chambers in Lockport.  Wydysh called on her colleagues and elected officials at other levels of government to find ways to worked together to address the many needs of our community.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (406)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Niagara County Receives Funding to Support Small Business

New York State Approves Funding for Microenterprise Grant Program

The Niagara County Industrial Development Agency today announced its Consolidated Funding Application for a Microenterprise Grant Program has been approved by New York State with $200,000 in funds being made available. The program will provide resources to support and foster the development of local microbusinesses. 

Wednesday, January 15, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (457)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.7
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Niagara County Legislature Announces Standing Committees and Committee Meeting Dates for 2020

Niagara County Legisature Chairman Rebecca Wydysh today announced the county's Standing Committees and committee dates for 2020.  All committee meetings in 2020 will take place in the Legislative Chambers except for the Economic Development Committee which will continue to be held at the Samuel M. Ferraro Center for Economic Development in Sanborn.

Friday, January 10, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (440)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Niagara County Clerk Announces Plan for Implementing Green Light Law

LOCKPORT Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski today announced his plan for implementing New York State’s new Green Light Law that will make some individuals who are in the country illegally, eligible for driver’s licenses.

Friday, December 13, 2019/Author: Douglas Hoover/Number of views (791)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.5
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2020 Niagara County Tentative Budget - At a New Historic Low

LOCKPORT—Niagara County’s taxpayers can expect their property tax rates to be reduced to a historic low next year if the budget prepared by County Manager Rick Updegrove and Budget Director Dan Huntington is approved by county lawmakers next month.

Friday, November 15, 2019/Author: Administrator Account/Number of views (539)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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