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Legislator Dixon announces that Erie County recognizes October 2015 as Dysautonomia Awareness Month

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon presented a proclamation to Hamburg resident Laura Seil Ruszczyk, announcing that Erie County has designated October 2015 as Dysautonomia Awareness Month. Ruszczyk, who was diagnosed with the medical condition five years ago, has been working with Dysautonomia International to raise awareness of this disorder, which impacts more than 70 million people worldwide. Ruszczyk is currently writing a book on this subject. People of any age, gender or race can suffer from dysautonomia and there is no cure for any form of dysautonomia at this time. 

Sheriff’s Week brings to light the many components of this critical county service

Recently, the Erie County Legislature honored the Sheriff’s Office and Sheriff Timothy Howard during New York State Sheriff’s Week – Sept. 14-18, 2015 – in recognition of the dedication, sacrifice and hard work shown by all those who make up this office.  

Pharmaceutical Waste Collection Event - Sept. 26

The Erie County Legislature Majority Caucus announces that a Pharmaceutical Waste Collection Event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26 at various sites throughout the county. Residents are welcome to dispose of unwanted or expired prescription or over-the-counter medications, syringes, inhalers, liquids, ointments, patches, etc. However, products that contain mercury or radioactive materials will not be accepted.

Legislator Dixon, Buffalo Bills Alumni raise awareness for prostate cancer through ‘Cure the Blue!’

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon along with Booker Edgerson and Ed Rutkowski, members of the Buffalo Bills Alumni Foundation, held a presentation Thursday, Sept. 17 at the Legislature to promote “Cure the Blue!” a campaign to raise awareness about prostate cancer.

Legislator Dixon requests DEC, Tecumseh Redevelopment change forum policy to better inform community

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon has urged the New York State Department of Conservation (NYSDEC) and Tecumseh Redevelopment to revise their procedures for notifying the community about public hearings, meetings and other platforms that provide information on remediation efforts and cleanup projects. In a resolution approved at today’s session, Legislator Dixon requests that the DEC and Tecumseh Redevelopment improve transparency with these critical projects.