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National Infant Immunization Week 2015 is April 18 - 25

Lockport,  National Infant Immunization Week is an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable disease, and to celebrate the achievements of ...
Sunday, April 12, 2015/Author: Health Department/Number of views (247)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Lockport Still Going Strong at 150

Lockport Still Going Strong at 150

Palace Theatre Ceremony Launches Sesquicentennial Observances

Lockport— One-hundred and fifty years after officially becoming a city, Lockport is still going strong—something that was evident Saturday as hundreds of Lockportians packed the city’s historic Palace Theatre to celebrate their history and dive into a birthday cake, complete with 150 candles.
Sunday, April 12, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (2395)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Ross Signs WNY Armed Forces Week Proclamation

Ross Signs WNY Armed Forces Week Proclamation

8-County Celebration Will Honor Veterans, Gold Star Mothers

Lockport—Niagara County will be one of eight Western New York counties setting aside the first week of May to honor those who have served, after Legislature Chairman William L. Ross, C-Wheatfield, added his signature Thursday to a joint proclamation from those counties’ heads of government.

Friday, April 10, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (2499)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Bradt Urges Special Meeting on Buildings

Approval of Deal by 17th Will Save Taxpayers $12-15K

North Tonawanda— Niagara County Legislator Randy R. Bradt, R-North Tonawanda, called on Niagara County Legislature Chairman William L. Ross, C-Wheatfield, today to convene a second special meeting in a month to approve the purchase of a trio of downtown Lockport buildings by the county to avoid paying several days’ rent on the facilities.

Monday, April 6, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (2415)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Ross will Not Seek 12th Term

Ross will Not Seek 12th Term

End of County Legislative Era

Wheatfield— William L. Ross, the longest serving Chairman of the Niagara County Legislature, will step down at the end of the 2015 calendar year. He has been elected chairman of the Niagara County Legislature a record 11 times.

Thursday, April 2, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (3288)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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April is Sexually Transmitted Diseases Awareness Month

April is Sexually Transmitted Diseases Awareness Month April is Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness for people, both young and old, about the ...
Wednesday, April 1, 2015/Author: Health Department/Number of views (251)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Medical Marijuana Wins Unanimous Backing

County Supports Lewiston Pharmaceutical Outfit

Lockport—Medical marijuana production is welcome in Niagara County, county lawmakers unanimously declared Tuesday night after a Lewiston-based company announced plans to produce a pharmaceutical-grade strain of the plant under rules set forth in New York’s Compassionate Care Act.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (3132)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Free Diabetes Prevention Program in Niagara Falls

Lockport - The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in collaboration with the Niagara County Office for the Aging is offering a free Diabetes Prevention Program scheduled to begin on ...
Tuesday, March 17, 2015/Author: Health Department/Number of views (274)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Leaders Roll Out Air Base Marketing Effort

Updegrove Helps Roll Out Marketing Video at NFARS

Niagara—Niagara County economic development leaders and the leadership of the Niagara County Legislature helped roll out new marketing materials designed to protect the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station and its 3,000 jobs as the federal government ramps up to consider further base closures.
Friday, March 13, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (3036)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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County Lawmakers Pleased ATF Blinked

Say Reversal on Bullet Ban Right Move

Lockport—A pair of Niagara County legislators who, last week, won unanimous backing for condemnation of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives’ pursuit of a ban on a popular rifle bullet, today praised that agency’s decision to back down—but questioned why federal bureaucrats ever contemplated the move in the first place.
Thursday, March 12, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (2816)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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