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County Seeks Youth for Summer Jobs

150 Openings Anticipated Throughout Niagara County

LOCKPORT—Niagara County youth looking for jobs are being urged to consider applying for work through Niagara County Employment & Training, E&T Director Donald Jablonski said this morning, revealing that the county anticipates filling approximately 150 openings.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (141)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Give 'Em a Brake: Motorists Reminded Road Crews are Back at Work - County Asks Motorists to Remain Alert for Workers on Highways

LOCKPORT—Niagara County Public Works officials are asking motorists to be extra-vigilant as county, state, and municipal road crews get to work repairing local highways and roads following a blistering winter.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (143)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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'A Priceless, Selfless Gift': Jastrzemski Kicks Off Donor Registry Drive Friday - Liver Recipient to Reflect on Life-Changing Experience

LOCKPORT—With 33,000 drivers licenses set to renew annually over the next three years, Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski wants to have a frank conversation with local drivers about the importance of joining the organ and tissue donor registry.
Friday, April 06, 2018/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (205)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Spring Career Fair Wednesday Andres: New State Jobs Figures Mean Workforce Should Be Ready

NIAGARA FALLS—Niagara County’s annual Spring Career Fair—which has helped pair local job seekers with regional employers as the economy continues to expand—will be held Wednesday, Director of Employment and Training Department Donald Jablonski said.

Monday, March 26, 2018/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (347)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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A Timely Presentation: Steed Sponsors 'Active Shooter' Session at Abate School Wednesday

NIAGARA FALLS—With concerns about student and workplace safety heightened by recent mass shootings, a Niagara County lawmaker is among those organizing a presentation on active shooters at a Niagara Falls school next week.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (347)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Statements from Top County Officials on Passing of Sam Ferraro

LOCKPORT—Top Niagara County officials released the following statements in reaction to the death of longtime Niagara County Commissioner of Economic Development Samuel M. Ferraro.
Monday, March 12, 2018/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (401)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Pushing Back on Opiates: County, State Substance Abuse Office to Offer Free Narcan Training

LOCKPORT—Even as Niagara County lawmakers begin the process of declaring opioids a “public nuisance” tonight, they also will be rolling out an aggressive push to train the public in use of Narcan, the powerful anti-overdose drug that is credited with saving the lives of victims of opiate overdoses.
Monday, February 12, 2018/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (1503)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Declaring a Public Nuisance: Local Law to Enable Opioid Lawsuit Set to Advance Through Legislative Committees Monday Night

LOCKPORT—Niagara County lawmakers are set to declare opioids a “public nuisance” in their county if legislation advances through a series of committee meetings planned for Monday night. That legislation is critical for the county to seek damages under a multi-government lawsuit against opiate manufacturers.
Monday, February 12, 2018/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (598)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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'At the Table': Steed Plans Black History Month Program and Dinner Feb. 17

NIAGARA FALLS—“At the Table” will be the theme of a Black History Month program hosted by Niagara County Legislator Owen T. Steed, D-Niagara Falls, the lawmaker announced this morning.
Wednesday, February 07, 2018/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (573)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Blink: Jastrzemski Sees Progress on Pistol Permits as State Police Vow No Confiscation

LOCKPORT—Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski said the outcome of a meeting between State Police and the New York State Association of County Clerks held earlier today left him optimistic that gun owners’ rights will be protected despite a looming deadline for pistol permit recertification under Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s controversial SAFE Act gun control law.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (538)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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