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The City of Lockport will soon begin a multi-year reassessment project, as a result of a contract approved by the Common Council this week. 

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For residents of eastern Niagara County, a full list of all non-profit and public services is only a few clicks away.

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Grace Episcopal Church was established in 1835 but come February the 184-year old institution will close its doors. 

The Newfane Central School District is looking for community members who may be interesting in volunteering to review the district’s fiscal operations.

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The Lock City Sound, formerly know as the Lock City Glee Club, will be performing a collection of Christmas and seasonal music during December and January.

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The Niagara County Legislature is looking for a new public information officer and one of the two candidates for the job has a background that includes a plea to a pair of felonies and a stint as a main witness in one of the highest profile public corruption scandals in Western New York history. 

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The new leader of the Catholic Diocese in Buffalo told a weekly publication dedicated to the Catholic Faith that there is a “likelihood” that the diocese will be forced into bankruptcy

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ALBANY -- With just 10 days before undocumented immigrants are allowed to get New York driver's licenses, several upstate county clerks insisted Friday the state should delay the controversial program because staffers handling motor vehicle matters have yet to be adequately trained.

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A KeyBank spokesperson announced Friday that the Newfane KeyBank branch will be closing permanently.

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Come Dec. 16, undocumented immigrants will be eligible to apply for driver's license as part of a recently passed and controversial state law. 

The Newfane Central School District is looking for community members who may be interesting in volunteering to review the district's fiscal operations.

An ambassador for Catholic education and a staunch supporter of the annual Catholic Charities Appeal fundraising drive will be honored for her work during the 20th annual Catholic education dinner in January. 

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When Niagara Falls attorney Paul Barr arrived at the Buffalo International Airport on a red-eye flight from Denver early Wednesday morning, he had no idea what was unfolding half-a-world away in Rome.

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As Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger works to rebuild trust between the Western New York community and the embattled Diocese of Buffalo, he said his first priority is to listen. 

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Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz on Wednesday asked multiple enforcement agencies to investigate what sounded to him like a threat against him and his family made by a caller to a Western New York radio show who identified himself as being from Lockport. 

Navy Club Ship No. 110 of Lockport will hold a memorial ceremony on the anniversary of the attack on the U.S. Naval installation at Pearl Harbor starting at noon on Saturday.

The author of a 2012 review of operations at the SPCA of Niagara will be returning to conduct yet another investigation of the agency.

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The Lockport School Board Policy Committee will review policy recommendations made last week by the state education department's chief privacy officer. 

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Prosecutors say phone records indicate about 24 hours passed before Samantha Klein sought medical help for the injuries she caused to Alaya Foster, and that delay ultimately caused the death of the 3-month-old infant under her care.

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MEDINA – Olde Tyme Christmas in Medina drew thousands of people to the village on Saturday to take part in special sales and holiday events for the entire family, culminating with the 11th annual Parade of Lights.

Virginia Kropf/contributorMedina Mayor Mike Sidari, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochel, parade grand marshal Jackie DeHollander of Lockport and parade chairman Jim Hancock pose on the grandstand before the giant Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Rotary Park, which signaled the start of Saturday’s 11th …

Niagara County Origin and Cause is investigating an early Sunday morning fire at a Ridge Road home.

Joseph Neri of Niagara Falls pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a charge that he stole a camping trailer from a Town of Niagara storage facility July 28.

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Santa Claus lives at the North Pole, and his "helpers" take up posts in crowded in shopping malls, but throughout this month, local families will be able to find Kris Kringle in a setting that is far more warm and inviting.

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Richard Wells, president of the Police Conference of New York, has read every word of the New York Health Act. That is the legislation that would create a single-payer, government-run health care system that would cover all New Yorkers.

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ALBANY — New York’s plan to root out political corruption by allowing candidates to run for office with up to $100 million in public funds has drawn scrutiny from Republicans and Democrats alike who are expected to fine-tune details of a plan proposed by political appointees.

SANBORN — Shawnee Sno-Chiefs snowmobile club will host a session of the New York State Snowmobile Safety Course from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Company hall, 3747 Lockport Road. The free course is open to anyone aged 10 years and older. Advance registration is r…