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Grenga is willing to lead the redevelopment of the former Rainbow Centre

Developer Paul Grenga is busy reviving the landmark building at Niagara and Prospect Streets in Downtown Niagara Falls, which once served as an office building for Occidental Chemical.  Over the last several years, Grenga has been transforming the building into

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Niagara County promotes upcoming ‘VaxToSchool’ clinics

The Niagara County Department of Health will participate in Governor Hochul’s #VaxToSchool initiative at upcoming COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics. The program’s goal is to get more young people vaccinated to further curb the spread of COVID-19 and make schools safer. #VaxtoSchool

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Niagara County releases draft redistricting plan

The Niagara County Redistricting Commission today released its proposed map for the county’s 15 legislative districts based on 2020 census data.  Redistricting takes place once every 10 years.  The commission also announced two public hearings for the public to comment

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DiNapoli is being urged to acquire Niagara Falls Redevelopment, LLC

Urban planners and economic development experts are urging Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli to invest in Niagara Falls by acquiring Niagara Falls Redevelopment, LLC, which controls more than 140 acres of prime real estate in the downtown tourism district. The investment group has

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Niagara County reports third rabid raccoon in Newfane

The Niagara County Department of Health (NCDOH) confirmed a rabid raccoon on Corwin Avenue, Town of Newfane on May 26, 2021. This is the third confirmed rabid raccoon in the Town of Newfane this spring. A dog had potential contact

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Nemi, Maerten say county will review Pendleton intersection

Niagara County Legislator Tony Nemi and Pendleton Supervisor Joel Maerten today said that the Niagara County Department of Public Works (DPW) will undertake a traffic safety review of Bear Ridge Road in Pendleton where a merging lane from Tonawanda Creek

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County reports rabid raccoon in the Town of Newfane

The Niagara County Department of Health (NCDOH) confirmed a rabid raccoon on Brown Road, Town of Newfane on April 20, 2021. A Brown Road resident was attacked by a raccoon before killing it on Saturday, April 17, 2021. NCDOH submitted

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Niagara Falls has infrastructure needs too, Senator Kennedy

The massive new infrastructure bill proposed by President Joe Biden makes more than two trillion dollars available to remake the American infrastructure system — and Western New York stands to be appropriated billions.  The federal government will fund 80% of

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Niagara County expecting largest vaccine shipment to date

Niagara County Public Health Director Daniel J. Stapleton today announced that Niagara County is expecting to receive 6,500 first doses of COVID-19 vaccination next week, by far the most the county has ever received for a single week.  The county

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Niagara County Clerk reminds pistol permit holders to re-certify

Niagara County Joseph A. Jastrzemski today reminded pistol permit holders that under the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of Jan.15, 2013, pistol permit holders must re-certify every five years with the New York State Police Office.  That

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Niagara County police reform plan available for public review

Niagara County Legislature Chairman Becky Wydysh and Sheriff Michael Filicetti today announced the draft plan of Niagara County’s police reform and reinvention collaborative is available online for public review.  The plan has been put together by an ad hoc county