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When talking about the number of heroin deaths a week, it is never “good” news but it was encouraging to learn that the number dropped from approximately 11 a week to 8 in the past year. While the loss of just one life to this...

One of the top complaints heard in Lackawanna is that the city isn’t benefitting from Buffalo’s resurgence, specifically along the water. With a great deal of waterfront of its own, Lackawanna hasn’t been able to capitalize,...

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon, Chairwoman of the Health and Human Services Committee, hosted a discussion on June 16, 2016 with the County’s Health Department to discuss the Zika virus and its threat to this region.

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon announces that the Erie County Legislature unanimously approved a resolution at the June 9, 2016 session requesting New York State leaders approve anti-heroin legislation and address this epidemic. ...

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon in partnership with the Erie County Sheriff’s Office will hold a free Boater Safety Course that allows boaters to meet the requirements of New York State law.  The course is being held in partnership...

5/10/16
Legislator Dixon named 2016 WNY United Friend of Prevention

4/27/16
Legislators support Assemblyman's continued fight against Zombie Properties

4/26/16
Legislator Dixon provides update on Blasdell section of Lake Avenue

4/25/16
April 2016 Column - Various outreach programs provided free of charge for Erie County residents

4/19/16
Legislature supports RecruitNY, recognizes importance of volunteer firefighters

4/18/16
Legislator Dixon announces funding approved to repair Big Tree Road in Hamburg

4/12/16
Legislator Dixon marks Alcohol Awareness Month in Erie County

4/11/16
Free Prom Dresses Available Sunday, April 17

4/8/16
Legislator Dixon, Unyts to host blood drive at Lackawanna Library on April 25

4/4/16
Legislator Dixon announces dates for drug collection events

3/31/16
7th annual Prom Dress Drive Collection Sites

3/18/16
Erie County requests Thruway Authority release records concerning emergency response to the November ’14 storm

3/17/16
Legislator Dixon honors 76th St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal

3/1/16
Legislator Dixon, Urban Valet Kick-Off 7th annual Prom Dress Drive

2/22/16
County accepting applications for youth programming, Prom Dress Drive makes prom more affordable

2/22/16
Erie County Legislature requests more State aid for schools

2/9/16
Legislator Dixon, Urban Valet’s 7th annual Prom Dress Drive returns in March

2/8/16
Legislator Dixon, students thank military personnel through Valentines for Veterans

1/29/16
Legislator Dixon announces Judith MacDonald Day in Erie County

1/26/16
January 2016 Column - Heroin – What is Erie County doing about this epidemic?

1/14/16
Legislator Dixon’s informational meeting on opioid, heroin epidemic lays out immediate issues that need to be addressed

1/7/16
Legislator Dixon installed for new term